The State Commission on Overseas Vietnamese (SCOV) has just received more than VND200 million from overseas Vietnamese in Canada, Bulgaria and the Netherlands to share with Vietnamese people undergoing difficulties in the country.
Speaking at the ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to Canada To Anh Dung and Vietnamese Ambassador to Bulgaria Le Duc Luu said that the money represents the compassion and sharing of difficulties among soldiers and people in the country. In spite of being a small sum of money, it contains the love of expatriates toward the homeland.
On the same day, the SCOV has also received EUR1,010 of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Den Haag city and its adjacent areas in the Netherlands to support domestic people to overcome the consequences of storms and floods./.
(VOVworld) - Overseas Vietnamese from Canada and Bulgaria have donated 10,000 USD to support flood victims in central Vietnam. The money will go to patients of the program "Healthy hearts for you", and people working and living on Truong Sa island district. Vietnamese Ambassador to Canada To Anh Dung spoke at a ceremony to receive the donation on Thursday in Hanoi: "It is a fine tradition of the Vietnamese people to turn their hearts and souls to their fatherland, no matter where they reside. This tradition has encouraged many overseas Vietnamese people across the world to work hard to improve…... [read more]
Viet Nam News ĐÀ NẴNG - More than 110 Overseas Vietnamese youths from countries worldwide began a four-day tour of Thừa Thiên-Huế, Quảng Nam, Quảng Ngãi and Đà Nẵng as part of 'Việt Nam Summer Camp 2016' on July 19-23. The summer camp, which has been organised by the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2004 will take youths on a tour around the UNESCO-recognised world heritages including Huế Monuments Complex, Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary, Hội An ancient town and the Sơn Mỹ Vestige site in Quảng Ngãi Province before visiting destinations in Đà…... [read more]
The Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA) on October 10 received a donation of VND184 million from overseas Vietnamese communities to victims of Typhoon Xangsane in central Vietnam. This is not the first time overseas Vietnamese people have offered donations to people suffering from natural disasters in the homeland. On behalf of overseas Vietnamese in the CzechRepublic, vice chairman of the Association of Overseas Vietnamese in the Czech Republic Trinh Viet Dung said this is a regular activity of overseas Vietnamese showing that they always turn their minds towards fellow countrymen. COVA deputy head Tran Quang Hoan stressed that the…... [read more]
The Ho Chi Minh City Committee for Overseas Vietnamese examined, granted medicines free of charge and presented gifts to over 500 overseas Vietnamese and Cambodian people in difficult situations in Phnom Penh on April 21st. Mr. Vo Thanh Chat, Deputy Head of the Ho Chi Minh City Committee for Overseas Vietnamese, said that the working visit aimed to show the emotions of the Party Committee, administration and people in Ho Chi Minh City in particular and Vietnam in general, and expects overseas Vietnamese and Cambodian people to soon overcome difficulties, and have a stable, comfortable and happy life. Through charitable…... [read more]
The Danang Foreign Affairs Department reports that 1,984 overseas Vietnamese returned to Danang in the first quarter. Most were from the US, France and Australia. Significantly, some overseas Vietnamese have introduced overseas Vietnamese and foreign business delegations to the city, including the Canadian Toronto business delegation and the German CBP Consulting Engineers delegation. This is a good sign for Danang in its effort to mobilise overseas Vietnamese to contribute to and invest in the city. To get the ideas of overseas Vietnamese for the draft Political Report of the Party Central Standing Committee term IX, the Danang Foreign Affairs Department…... [read more]
PANO - More than € 3,000, raised by overseas Vietnamese in Germany, was presented to victims of natural disasters in the homeland. Mr. Vuong Tri Thu and Mrs. Vu Thi Hoang Ha, two members of the Overseas Vietnamese Community in Sachsen-Ahhalt State in Germany, handed over the money to the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee. On this occasion, they also presented gifts and scholarships, worth more than VND 20 million, raised by overseas Vietnamese in Magdeburg, Germany, to students of the My Hung and Cu Khe schools in Thanh Oai District, Hanoi. Translated by Duy Minh... [read more]
Some € 3,000, raised by overseas Vietnamese living in France, has been presented to the Sponsor Centre for Disabled Youth. Nguyen Quoc Dung, a representative from the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese, handed over the money to young disabled people at the Centre. The Centre, which provides free vocational training to the disabled, needs both national and international support. This is the first time that it had received aid from overseas Vietnamese in France. The support will contribute to the Centre's training tasks for disabled people. Over the past several weeks, many overseas Vietnamese in foreign countries have provided support for…... [read more]
Overseas Vietnamese in the United State support the US visit of Prime Minister Phan Van Khai and hope that Vietnam will reach more great achievements in national development. The Editor-in-chief of Tieng Que Huong Radio (The voice of the homeland) in the southern California, Ms Phung Tue Chau said that the US visit of Prime Minister Phan Van Khai express the interests of Vietnam. Her US friends who had visited Vietnam also raise their supports to the country. They were also impressed by the large number of Overseas Vietnamese who want to come back the homeland. A commentator in California,…... [read more]
Overseas Vietnamese in the Czech Republic have donated 50 million VND to victims of the collapse of Can Tho bridge. Trinh Viet Dung, Vice Chairman of the Vietnamese Business Association in the Czech Republic, representative of overseas Vietnamese in the country, handed over the money in a ceremony held in Hanoi on September 29 to Nguyen Quoc Dung, Vice Chairman of the Committee for Overseas Vietnmese. This is the first support raised by overseas Vietnamese for victims of Can Tho bridge collapse through the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese. It shows that more and more overseas Vietnamese in foreign countries show…... [read more]
A representative of the Committee for Overseas Vietnamese under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has handed over funds given by overseas Vietnamese to three poor families living in poverty in Thua Thien Hue Province with which to build houses. The money was raised by overseas Vietnamese including Nguyen Van Truyen, Nguyen Le Hoang Sang, Brulhart Bui Hoa, Le Tan Nghia and Nguyen Vu Thuy Trang who are living in Spain and Switzerland. Houses for the families are expected to be completed soon, before this year's monsoon season. Recently, many overseas Vietnamese who are living and working in foreign countries have…... [read more]