Hanoi honors outstanding residents

(VOVWORLD) - Hanoi organized a conference on Sunday to honor 10 outstanding residents and 790 role models. The conference is part of activities to mark the city’s 63rd Liberation Day.
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99-year old photographer Le Vuong, the oldest of the 10 honorees, owns thousands of photos of Hanoi. 24 year-old Wushu athlete Duong Thuy Vi who has won several gold medals was the youngest honorees. Military doctor Dang Cat has provided free medical treatment to hundreds and patients and participated in a number of social activities, University lecturer Associate Professor Tran Xuan Bach has contributed to the treatment of HIV/AIDS and drug and smoking addiction. Artisan Le Ba Chung of Kieu Ki commune, Gia Lam district, Hanoi, has contributed to restoring his village’s traditional craft: “Our traditional craft is making gold leaf. After discussing with local elders, I started restoring the craft in 2003. I’m proud to be honored on this occasion.”

Ta Dinh Duy has been called a “creator of farmers” for designing machines that make work easier.

Hanoi has launched emulation movements to inspire the community’s creativity and contribution to local development. Mai Xuan Chuc is a role model in promoting local cultural movements: “I retired and just wanted to contribute to local and national development. I have participated in social activities, designed and built public facilities in my home village, studied and transcribed ancient bibliographies, and set up a local library. “

Hanoi has promoted the movement of “Good people, good deeds” over the last 25 years honoring more than 11,000 role models.