Dishes made from Bauhinia flowers in Vietnam’s northwestern region

Dishes made from Bauhinia flowers in Vietnam’s northwestern region

4/22/2016 - 14:09

(VOVworld) – The Bauhinia flowers of Vietnam’s northwestern region are in blossom in March and April. Thai women use it as an ingredient in a number of dishes.

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People with autism helped to integrate socially

People with autism helped to integrate socially

4/15/2016 - 14:28

(VOVworld) – The United Nations has designated April 2nd World Autism Awareness Day, calling for greater attention to autism. People with autism in Vietnam are being helped to lead a normal life and become integrated into society.

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Cam Pha chess club

Cam Pha chess club

4/8/2016 - 7:14

(VOVworld) – Chess Master Pham Van Tuyen has established a chess club called Cam Pha in Quang Ninh province. The club has attracted a large number of people, particularly children.

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Youth volunteer activities in Quang Ninh

Youth volunteer activities in Quang Ninh

4/1/2016 - 14:31

(VOVworld) – The enthusiasm and social contributions of young volunteers have significantly improved life in Quang Ninh’s disadvantaged areas.

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Raising cows in Ha Giang Karst Plateau

Raising cows in Ha Giang Karst Plateau

3/21/2016 - 15:53

(VOVworld) - For generations cows and the Mong ethnic people of the Ha Giang Karst Plateau have relied on each other to survive in this harsh land. Cows pull ploughs but the people of Meo Vac district realize that raising cattle for their meat is more profitable. The Meo Vac considered beef production a new economic spearhead of the district’s...

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Lighthouse keepers on Truong Sa archipelago

Lighthouse keepers on Truong Sa archipelago

3/14/2016 - 16:02

(VOVworld) – Lighthouses on Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago guide ships at night and confirm Vietnam’s maritime sovereignty. To keep the lighthouses lit, lighthouse workers have to work all day and night in an extreme environment.

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Vietnam catches up with the world in organ transplants

Vietnam catches up with the world in organ transplants

3/8/2016 - 16:08

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s medical sector has seen great progress over the years in the quality of its medical diagnosis and treatment, personnel qualifications, and application of advanced treatment technologies. VOV’s Van Hai reviews the achievements, determination, and initiatives of the sector over the last year.

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Truong Sa Town Clinic-the support center for fishermen

Truong Sa Town Clinic-the support center for fishermen

2/29/2016 - 15:20

(VOVworld) - Truong Sa Town Clinic in Truong Sa archipelago, Khanh Hoa province, provides healthcare to soldiers, islanders, and fishermen who go offshore fishing in the Truong Sa fishing ground. The island’s military doctors support soldiers, locals, and fishermen in defending Vietnam’s territorial waters.

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Hoi An tailors help promote Vietnam to the world

Hoi An tailors help promote Vietnam to the world

2/24/2016 - 22:35

(VOVworld) – Tailoring services in Hoi An are fast and cheap, one of the reasons why so many domestic and foreign tourists want to visit the ancient town. While exploring the town and sampling its specialties, visitors can drop in at any tailor’s shop to get some clothes custom tailored.

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HCMC ensures social security to improve people’s living standards

HCMC ensures social security to improve people’s living standards

2/15/2016 - 16:25

(VOVworld) – In 2015 Ho Chi Minh City continued to lead Vietnam in ensuring social security and caring for local poor people. This year, in addition to specific policies supporting disadvantaged families, HCMC is focusing on sustainable poverty reduction until 2020.

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Tay Tuu flower village on the days before Tet

Tay Tuu flower village on the days before Tet

2/1/2016 - 13:12

(VOVworld) – Tet, the traditional Lunar New Year 2016 is very near. These days farmers of Tay Tuu flower village, about 15 km from Hanoi’s center are working hard in the flower fields to timely meet the capital city’s needs.

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Truong Sa islanders good at rescue

Truong Sa islanders good at rescue

1/25/2016 - 15:15

(VOVworld) – The waters around Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in Khanh Hoa province lie on an important international maritime route running through the East Sea. This is also one of Vietnam’s traditional fishing grounds. To support fishermen and protect them when they go offshore fishing, a rescue force for the Truong Sa waters has been established on local its islands.

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Government capital helps fishermen in offshore fishing

Government capital helps fishermen in offshore fishing

1/22/2016 - 17:33

(VOVworld) – Government decree 67 on aqua-culture development policies has proved effective. It offers preferential loans to fisherman, helping them build new vessels for offshore fishing.

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Government capital helps fishermen in offshore fishing

Government capital helps fishermen in offshore fishing

1/19/2016 - 15:36

(VOVworld) – Government decree 67 on aqua-culture development policies has proved effective. It offers preferential loans to fisherman, helping them build new vessels for offshore fishing.

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Bowls of spicy beef noodle soup warm poor workers

Bowls of spicy beef noodle soup warm poor workers

1/11/2016 - 15:07

(VOVworld) – On the first Friday of each month, a spicy beef soup eatery in Hanoi sells 1,500 bowls of soup to poor workers for less than 23 cents per bowl. The shop’s owner says this is a way of showing his sympathy for disadvantaged people.

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Health insurance improves the health of Lai Chau poor people

Health insurance improves the health of Lai Chau poor people

1/4/2016 - 15:30

(VOVworld) - The health of ethnic minority people in Lai Chau province has improved thanks to the government’s health insurance policy. Hundreds of thousands of poor people in the province have been provided with health insurance cards.

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Public and external relations – key to success of Le Thanh International Border Crossing Station

Public and external relations – key to success of Le Thanh International Border Crossing Station

12/28/2015 - 16:09

(VOVworld) – The border station of the Le Thanh International Border Crossing is in charge of safeguarding 18 kilometers of national border in Duc Co and Ia Grai district of Gia Lai province, which borders Cambodia’s Ratanakiri province. Over the years, the station has defended Vietnam’s sovereignty and promoted its external relations.

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Vietnamese education prepares for ASEAN integration

Vietnamese education prepares for ASEAN integration

12/21/2015 - 15:03

(VOVworld) – The ASEAN Economic Community will be officially established at the end of this month. Pursuant to signed agreements, ASEAN member countries will accept each other’s qualifications. In other words, workers qualified in one country are permitted to work freely in other ASEAN countries. This will benefit Vietnamese laborers and students but also pressure Vietnamese education to reform and...

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People undefeated by post-war bombs and mines

People undefeated by post-war bombs and mines

12/14/2015 - 16:46

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s Quang Tri province, an area of scorching sun and heavy rain, was also hardest hit by the American bombing during the war. Despite severe natural conditions, victims of war bombs and mines have struggled to build a new, better life.

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Voluntary activities to support victims of bombs and mines in Quang Tri

Voluntary activities to support victims of bombs and mines in Quang Tri

12/7/2015 - 14:43

(VOVworld) – Quang Tri, the hardest hit province by American bombing during the war, has set up a team of communicators and volunteers to jointly address the aftermath of war and raise public awareness about bomb and mine clearance and for UXO victims. This activity is involving an increasing number of individuals and organizations at home and abroad.

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