Saigon charity walk raises $470,000 for disabled

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Saigon charity walk raises $470,000 for disabled

A charity walk was organized in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday to mark Vietnam’s Day for People with Disabilities (April 18), with the participation of thousands of local residents and hundreds of handicapped children and orphans.

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People nationwide join blood donation campaign

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People nationwide join blood donation campaign

Thousands of people nationwide have actively responded to the national blood donation campaign on the occasion of the Day for Voluntary Blood Donation (April 7).

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Prime Minister joins walk to support people with disabilities

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday joined thousands in a walk in Ho Chi Minh City to support people with disabilities.

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Prime Minister attends walk to support disabled citizens

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Prime Minister attends walk to support disabled citizens

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on April 6 joined thousands in a walk in Ho Chi Minh City to support people with disabilities (PWDs).

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Donors to build bridge on stream now crossed by plastic bag

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Donors to build bridge on stream now crossed by plastic bag

Many organisations have committed to donating towards the construction of a bridge in Dien Bien Province, where local people often cross a stream using plastic bags.

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VN must accelerate ODA disbursement

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VN must accelerate ODA disbursement

More than US$20.9 billion of Official Development Assistance (ODA) has not yet been disbursed, according to statistics released at a conference held on Saturday by the National Steering Committee for ODA and Preferential Loans.

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Speeding up disbursement of ODA projects

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Speeding up disbursement of ODA projects

(VOV) -Reforming the approach to managing official development assistance (ODA) infrastructure projects with the aim of speeding up disbursement of funds was the subject of a conference held in Hanoi on March 29.

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Vietnam seeks to improve condom quality

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Effective management of the quality of condoms in Vietnam, especially those being sold in the open market, was the focus of a workshop held in the northern port city of Hai Phong on March 28.

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NGO vows to build kindergartens in Kien Giang

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NGO vows to build kindergartens in Kien Giang

The non-government organisation Saigon Children’s Charity (SCC) will raise about 750,000 USD for the building of kindergartens in two poor districts in the southern province of Kien Giang.

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Oxfam launches project to benefit Vietnam's poor

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Oxfam in Vietnam on March 28 launched its new project on “Pro-poor Policy Monitoring and Analysis in Vietnam”, which will be carried out in 10 provinces and cities nationwide between 2014 and 2016, the Communist Party of Vietnam's online newspaper reported.

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UXOs kill 1,500 Vietnamese every year

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UXOs kill 1,500 Vietnamese every year

Accidents caused by unexploded ordnance (UXOs) left over in Vietnam during the wartime have killed more than 42,000 people and injured about 62,000 others in Vietnam since 1975, according to preliminary statistics.

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VN calls on donors to help with clean up of explosives

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VN calls on donors to help with clean up of explosives

More than of 100,000 hectares of land were cleared of bombs and mines during 2012 and 2013, but it would take Viet Nam many years and billions of dollars to finish the job completely, officials said yesterday.

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PM calls for int’l support for tackling UXO consequences

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PM calls for int’l support for tackling UXO consequences

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has called on international donors, including the U.S., to give further assistance to Vietnam in dealing with consequences caused by unexploded ordnance (UXOs) in the Southeast Asian country.

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Partners pledge to continue assisting Vietnam tackle UXOs

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Development partners of Vietnam have pledged to continue assisting the country overcome the consequences caused by bombs and mines left over from wars by supporting defusing efforts and strengthening support for victims.

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Mine clearance needs both domestic, international resources

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Vietnam is trying its best to overcome the consequences of post-war bombs and mines, for a peaceful life of the people. In this issue, support of the international community plays an important role but much needs to be done to help them truly understand and assist Vietnam better.

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