Mother Mai of unfortunate young people in Can Tho

Mother Mai of unfortunate young people in Can Tho

4/6/2015 - 7:30

(VOVworld) – Phan Thi Tuyet Mai is vice President of the Fatherland Front and head of the social volunteers’ group of Long Tuyen ward, Binh Thuy district, Can Tho city. Mai has been helping disadvantaged young people in her locality.

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Writer, poetess Bach Phan of Dong Thap

Writer, poetess Bach Phan of Dong Thap

3/27/2015 - 13:15

(VOVworld) – Bach Phan of Sa Dec city, Dong Thap province, has written many Vọng cổ songs, which are a cycle or pattern, performed in Vietnam’s reformed opera. Bach Phan is currently President of the Vietnam Stage Artists’ Association and Vice President of the Dong Thap Provincial Stage Artists’ Association

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Truong Chau Giang, an inspirational history teacher

Truong Chau Giang, an inspirational history teacher

3/20/2015 - 9:27

(VOVworld) – History teacher Truong Chau Giang who teaches at Nguyen Tri Phuong secondary school in Hanoi, has found innovative ways to make her lessons more appealing to students. Each of her lessons is tied to specific sites and stories to make them easy to remember.

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Ban Thi Khe, outstanding Dao woman in Yen Bai

Ban Thi Khe, outstanding Dao woman in Yen Bai

3/13/2015 - 6:53

(VOVworld) – Born in the mountain district of Van Yen, Yen Bai province, Ban Thi Khe of Dao ethnicity is determined to raise her children and give them an education.

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Doctor Luan Thanh Truong leaves city for island

Doctor Luan Thanh Truong leaves city for island

3/6/2015 - 6:56

(VOVworld) – To work and live in a major city like HCM city is the dream of many people. But Doctor Luan Thanh Truong, who was born in HCM city, has chosen to work on the city’s outskirts, where local life is difficult.

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Cao Le Hanh Nguyen, a future scientist

Cao Le Hanh Nguyen, a future scientist

2/9/2015 - 14:21

(VOVworld) – Cao Le Hanh Nguyen is a student of the Foreign Economic Relations Faculty of HCM city’s Foreign Trade University. Nguyen has recorded outstanding academic results and won many prizes for her scientific research projects. She has also been active in all youth union and student activities.

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Mong artisan Vi A Hao

Mong artisan Vi A Hao

2/2/2015 - 10:01

(VOVworld) – People in Tua Chua stone plateau, Dien Bien province, consider Vi A Hao of Mong ethnicity an artisan. Hao not only teaches the Mong language to local residents and students but also helps to preserve the Mong culture. Bich Thuy reports:

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Vo Thi Dung, Chairwoman of HCM city’s Fatherland Front

Vo Thi Dung, Chairwoman of HCM city’s Fatherland Front

1/30/2015 - 14:30

(VOVworld) – Vo Thi Dung is President of Ho Chi Minh city’s Fatherland Front and deputy head of the city’s delegation of deputies to the National Assembly. She has won the trust of city’s residents with her strong sense of responsibility and dedication to her work. Ngoc Xuan reports:

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Chu Nhat Hop, leader of blood donation drive in Hanoi

Chu Nhat Hop, leader of blood donation drive in Hanoi

1/23/2015 - 15:42

(VOVworld) – Chu Nhat Hop has participated in volunteer activities since his first year at university. He has become a key member in volunteer movements, particularly blood donations in Hanoi. The 29-year-old man has given his own blood 22 times. Nguyen Hien reports:

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Professor Le Van Cuong, trainer of Vietnamese economists

 Professor Le Van Cuong, trainer of Vietnamese economists

1/16/2015 - 7:27

(VOVworld) – Vietnamese French Professor Le Van Cuong turned down many offers to teach in the UK and Japan in order to return to Vietnam to establish the Vietnam Center of Research in Economics, Management and Environment (VCREME) in 2010. The achievements of his first students abroad have given evidence of Cuong’s efforts to train Vietnamese economists. Thuy Van reports:

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Tran Trung Dung, outstanding youth role model

Tran Trung Dung, outstanding youth role model

1/9/2015 - 10:59

(VOVworld) – The 7th National Congress of the Vietnam Youth Federation for the 2014-2019 period took place last week. Many of the 800 delegates are outstanding youth role models for overcoming difficulties to improve themselves and generate jobs in their localities. One of them is Tran Trung Dung of Dong Thinh hamlet, Dong Tho commune, Tuyen Quang province.

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Nam Nha paddy dryer

Nam Nha paddy dryer

12/31/2014 - 14:20

(VOVworld) – Duong Xuan Qua, also known as Nam Nha, is a farmer in Long Xuyen city, An Giang province, a rice bowl in the Mekong river delta. His paddy dryer has helped farmers reduce post-harvest losses and increase profits. Thanh Tung reports:

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War veteran Phan The Nghiep

War veteran Phan The Nghiep

12/25/2014 - 9:35

(VOVworld) – Colonel Phan The Nghiep is former Director of Military Hospital 115. For years the retired doctor has been providing free medical check-ups and medicine to the poor in ward 15, District 5, Ho Chi Minh city. Hieu Hien reports:

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War veteran Lam Van Bang inspires youngsters

War veteran Lam Van Bang inspires youngsters

12/19/2014 - 7:49

(VOVworld) – Returning from battlefields, Vietnamese war veterans have continued to contribute to building their home provinces and the nation. Lam Van Bang of Nam Trieu commune, Phu Xuyen district, Hanoi, is director of one of Vietnam’s first private museums. He has stirred patriotism in the young. Bui Hang reports:

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Teacher Nguyen Tra’s free class for disadvantaged children

Teacher Nguyen Tra’s free class for disadvantaged children

12/12/2014 - 14:19

(VOVworld) – For more than 20 years, teacher Nguyen Tra of Dong Da district, Hanoi, has taught disadvantaged children free of charge even after his retirement. Tra was commended by President Truong Tan Sang on the occasion of Vietnamese Teachers’ Day on November 20. Phuong Thoa reports:

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Artisan Lam Phen helps to preserve Khmer traditional arts

Artisan Lam Phen helps to preserve Khmer traditional arts

12/1/2014 - 14:10

(VOVworld) – The Khmer Ethnic Culture Museum in Tra Vinh province honors the culture of more than 1.5 million Khmer people in southern Vietnam. More than 100 of the 600 objects on display are closely associated with their daily life such as farming and fishing tools, musical instruments, and costumes, collected or restored by artisan Lam Phen. Le Hoa reports:

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Tran Thanh Thanh makes use of wind power to generate electricity

Tran Thanh Thanh makes use of wind power to generate electricity

11/24/2014 - 10:10

(VOVworld) – 38-year-old Tran Thanh Thanh in Binh Thoi commune, Ben Tre province, has been generating electricity from wind power for daily use. His power generator has been patented and received a number of awards in Vietnam. Nhat Truong reports:

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Phung Van Truong, a disabled teacher of poor students

Phung Van Truong, a disabled teacher of poor students

11/17/2014 - 15:06

(VOVworld) – Phung Van Truong has both leg and arm disabilities and he is confined to a wheelchair. Despite his disability Truong has learned to write with his mouth and after years of painstaking efforts he has become a teacher in Nhan Ly hamlet on the outskirts of Hanoi. Hien Phuong reports:

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Emeritus teacher Nguyen Thi Hien

Emeritus teacher Nguyen Thi Hien

11/14/2014 - 9:57

(VOVworld) – Nguyen Thi Hien is Principal of the private Doan Thi Diem Elementary School in Hanoi. She was honored as one of Hanoi’s 10 most outstanding individuals of 2014 on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the city’s liberation. VOV’s Nguyen Hien reports:

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Nguyen Duy Quy’s smart guide cane for the blind

Nguyen Duy Quy’s smart guide cane for the blind

11/7/2014 - 9:18

(VOVworld) – Nguyen Duy Quy is Vice Principal of the Nguyen Dinh Chieu school for visually-impaired students in Da Nang city. In addition to a number of tools to assist his students in mathematics he has recently invented a smart guide cane for the blind. Minh Hoa reports:

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Wednesday March 22, 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

(VOVworld) - We are very glad to know that Gerry Neumann has returned to his home in England safe and sound. On his latest email on March 20, Gerry wrote...

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...