Quang Ninh to offer coal mine tours to tourists

Quang Ninh to offer coal mine tours to tourists

10/17/2016 - 21:36

(VOVworld) – Quang Ninh is famous for beautiful tourist attractions and numerous coal mines which were opened at the end of the 19th century. These coal mines could represent a boom for Quang Ninh tourism. The sector is now planning tours to coal mines and hopes soon to test the concept with tourists.

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Film screening for visually impaired students

Film screening for visually impaired students

10/11/2016 - 13:11

(VOVworld) – Launched 6 months ago, a project to screen films for visually impaired people is being jointly implemented by Cinestar, an entertainment and film publication company, and Ho Chi Minh City’s Blind People’s Association.

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Developing social institutions for workers

Developing social institutions for workers

10/3/2016 - 16:18

(VOVworld) – Vietnam now has nearly 300 industrial zones that employ about 2.8 million workers. A survey by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor shows that the lives of these workers haven’t improved on par with what they have contributed to national construction and development. Vietnam needs to create social institutions to improve the lives of workers in industrial zones.

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Ambassadors of Hanoi’s tourism

Ambassadors of Hanoi’s tourism

9/26/2016 - 16:23

(VOVworld) – Whether it is rainy or sunny, hundreds of volunteers supporting Thang Long - Hanoi tourism man tourist sites with a smile on their lips. They act as tourism ambassadors, promoting Hanoi to foreign tourists.

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“Everything with 2,000 dong”, a charity project for love sharing

“Everything with 2,000 dong”, a charity project for love sharing

9/19/2016 - 16:26

(VOVworld) – With just 2,000 VND or 10 cents, poor workers can buy either a book, a pair of shoes, a bottle of oil, or even a new costume offered by the group E2k-Hanoi. E2K or Everything with 2,000 dong is a social project established by a group of young people to sell everything at only 10 cents for poor...

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Community-based child protection club in Dac Lac Province

Community-based child protection club in Dac Lac Province

9/12/2016 - 15:17

(VOVworld) - The club for community-based child protection in Kniet hamlet, Dac Lac, Province is a typical model of the National Program on Child Protection to help disadvantaged children overcome life difficulties.

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The defenders of folk songs and music

The defenders of folk songs and music

9/5/2016 - 16:36

(VOVworld) – VOV’s folk music and songs program has left a unique impression on audiences for more than 60 years. All the artists, researchers, singers, and editors who have greatly contributed to the program feel proud that it’s the only program to have broadcast hundreds of folk songs and traditional music each day.

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August Revolution through historical artifacts

August Revolution through historical artifacts

9/1/2016 - 17:08

(VOVworld) – As the Vietnamese people celebrate the National Day on September 2, the 1945 August Revolution, a landmark in the history of Vietnam, is under the spotlight. Artifacts and documents from the revolution highlight the patriotic and courageous struggle of the Vietnamese people and army to regain independence and freedom for the nation.

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Vietnam ready for the new school year

Vietnam ready for the new school year

8/29/2016 - 16:33

(VOVworld) – Schools across Vietnam will hold the opening ceremony for the 2016-2017 academic year on 5 September. The education sector, both in Hanoi and in provinces affected by recent torrential rains, flooding, and drought have overcome all sorts of difficulties and are ready for an effective new school year.

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Green summer in Dak Lak’s hamlets

Green summer in Dak Lak’s hamlets

8/22/2016 - 14:52

(VOVworld) – Every summer, the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union organizes a “Green Summer” volunteer program. Temporarily postponing their study plans, students volunteer in disadvantaged hamlets in Dak Lak Province in the hope that they can do something to improve living conditions in the poor rural areas. Their trips bring along not only knowledge, but also the youths’ enthusiasm...

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Household Health Insurance, the lifeboat for the poor in Lai Chau

Household Health Insurance, the lifeboat for the poor in Lai Chau

8/15/2016 - 22:17

(VOVworld) - Though Lai Chau remains a disadvantaged province, the number of people joining health insurance has recently been quite high compared to other localities nationwide. This is an important premise for Lai Chau to soon fulfill the universal health insurance target.

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Joint efforts to ease the pain of Agent Orange/dioxin

Joint efforts to ease the pain of Agent Orange/dioxin

8/10/2016 - 17:23

(VOVworld) – In war time, the Vietnamese government ordered the army and the public health care system to provide treatments to those who were exposed to toxic chemicals. When Vietnam was unified in April 1975, the State adopted policies for victims of Agent Orange/dioxin and mobilized resources to help them in production, health care, education, and rehabilitation.

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Thriive project benefits community

Thriive project benefits community

8/8/2016 - 16:29

(VOVworld) – Thriive, a US-based non-profit charity organization, was established to reduce poverty toward sustainable growth in developing countries.

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Association for Victims of AO/Dioxin stands side by side with AO victims

Association for Victims of AO/Dioxin stands side by side with AO victims

8/2/2016 - 19:47

(VOVworld) – The war ended more than 40 years ago but its mark has been left on tens of thousands of victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin. Although they have struggled against diseases for years, they have never been alone in the fight. Relatives, the community, and the Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin and its chapters across Vietnam have helped them...

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Ha Giang’s preferential education policy for relatives of war invalids and martyrs

Ha Giang’s preferential education policy for relatives of war invalids and martyrs

7/25/2016 - 15:58

(VOVworld) – Activities are held every July to show gratitude to martyrs, war invalids, and revolutionary contributors. The Vietnamese government has promulgated policies, including a preferential education policy for war invalids and their relatives to repay their sacrifice.

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Hard times in a school without female teachers

Hard times in a school without female teachers

7/18/2016 - 15:35

(VOVworld) – Every day the 41 male teachers at Tri Le 4 primary school in Tri Le commune Nghe An province take turns teaching at six hamlet schools. From the commune’s center to the hamlet schools, they have to drive 40 kilometers, only 10 km of which are paved. The rest is along a muddy path which becomes slippery on...

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Ơ Đu ethnic people in Nghệ An province trying to preserve their mother tongue

Ơ Đu ethnic people in Nghệ An province trying to preserve their mother tongue

7/11/2016 - 15:24

(VOVworld) – The Ơ Đu are one of the five smallest ethnic minorities in Vietnam. Most of the 400 surviving Ơ Đu live in Văng Môn hamlet, Tương Dương district, Nghệ An province. Ơ Đu people have their own language, culture, and customs, but these are in danger of being lost.

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Ho Chi Minh Museum-a treasury of Uncle Ho memorabilia

Ho Chi Minh Museum-a treasury of Uncle Ho memorabilia

6/13/2016 - 15:55

(VOVworld) – Over the past 25 years, the Ho Chi Minh Museum has preserved and displayed thousands of items related to President Ho Chi Minh’s life and revolutionary career.

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Hanoi busy with programs for children

Hanoi busy with programs for children

5/31/2016 - 19:19

(VOVworld) – International Children’s Day on June 1st is a time when people at home and abroad show their concern for children. In Hanoi many activities are underway on this special day.

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HCM city improves human resources of medical sector

HCM city improves human resources of medical sector

4/29/2016 - 14:58

(VOVworld) – HCM city has invested significantly in the medical sector by improving its human resources to better serve local residents.

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