(VOVworld) – Ninh Binh province gave 1 million USD of Tet gifts to social beneficiaries, war veterans, the elderly, disadvantaged people, and the families of border guards.
Local authorities visited a local re-educational school and several care centres in neighbouring provinces. Lao Cai province will allocate 750,000 USD from its budget to aid social beneficiaries and war veterans ahead of the upcoming Lunar New Year.
Ho Chi Minh City Association of Farmers in collaboration with HCMC Television will launch a program titled “Tet lam dieu hay nam 2017” (Doing good deeds Tet 2017) to raise money for farmers in tet holiday ( the Lunar New Year). The fund-raising night at 8:30 pm on January 6 at HCMC Television aims to call for social contribution from benefactors to support poor farmers. It is hoped to give 1,500 gifts for Tet holidays; 50 bank saving books; 1,500 scholarships named after scientist Luong Dinh Cua to children of Farmer Association’s members and 150 labor equipment to farmers. Total…... [read more]
On January 15, Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Dinh La Thang came to Mien Tay Bus Station to present Tet gifts to passengers. Secretary Dinh La Thang also expressed his satisfaction knowing that the main bus stations of Mien Tay, Mien Dong, An Suong and Nga Tu Ga will serve 1.4 million passengers during the Tet holiday. On the occasion of the holiday, Secretary Dinh La Thang also visited and presented gifts to disadvantaged households at An Lac A and An Lac B Wards in Tan Binh District. On the same day, the…... [read more]
The Hanoitimes - Hanoi People’s Committee issued Document 84/UBND-TKBT dated January 6 on implementing Directive 11-CT/TW of Secretariat of the Central Committee of Vietnamese Communist Party, and Directive 33/CT-TTg of the Prime Minister on ensuring good Lunar New Year holiday for the people. The Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung assigns heads of city’s departments, agencies, unions, organizations, Chairpeople of People’s Committees of districts and towns, general managers and directors of Hanoi’s corporations and companies to realize instruction of Hanoi Party Committee's Standing Committee according to Document 519-CV/TU dated December 28, 2016, and Directive 33/CT-TTg of Prime Minister.…... [read more]
About 2 billion VND funded by businesses has been spent on various activities for poor students during the coming Tet holidays by the Student Support Centre in Ho Chi Minh City. According to Quach Hai Dat, Vice Director of the centre, 5,000 free tickets will be given to help students from over 100 universities, colleges and schools in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to return home for the Tet holidays. Over 100 high quality cars will transport these students to 40 provinces and cities including localities as far away as central Vietnam. In addition, representatives of the centre will…... [read more]
The Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zone Authority (Hepza) will work to offer over 10,000 bus tickets for poor employees to return to their hometowns for the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays. This year’s Tet holidays will last nine days, starting from February 15. Accordingly, Hepza will give 6,000 tickets, whose value will be covered by Hepza’s trade union (30 percent) and philanthropic businesses (70 percent), and Tet gifts worth 150,000 VND (7.2 USD) each for needy workers. Meanwhile, the Center to support workers in the City in coordination with Unilever Company will provide 3,500 free…... [read more]
NDO/VNA - The Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zone Authority (Hepza) will offer over 10,000 bus tickets for poor workers to return to their hometowns for the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holidays. This year’s Tet holiday will last nine days, starting February 15. Hepza will provide 6,000 tickets, whose cost will be covered by Hepza’s trade union (30 percent) and philanthropic businesses (70 percent), and Tet gifts worth VND 150,000 (US$7.20) each for needy workers. Meanwhile, the Center to support workers in the City, in coordination with Unilever Company, will provide 3,500 free bus tickets and…... [read more]
Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Deputy Chairman Hua Ngoc Thuan affirmed in a report that the city had effectively taken care of poor households in the Lunar New Year celebration (or Tet holiday).... [read more]
Nhan Dan - With only half a month remaining until the Lunar New Year (Tet), the biggest festival of the year, the Party and State, relevant ministries, agencies, and authorities, along with people of all social strata, are following the nation's traditional humanity and compassion, strengthening efforts to mobilise resources and organise activities supporting the poor and social beneficiaries in enjoying a happy Tet holiday. Currently, the poverty rate is still high especially in the rural, remote, and mountainous areas. Meanwhile, the country's economy continues to face many difficulties and challenges, causing adverse effects on the material and spiritual lives…... [read more]
State Vice President Truong My Hoa on January 1 visited northern Yen Bai province and presented gifts to 20 families of flash flood victims in 2005 in Cat Thinh commune, Van Chan District, on the occasion of the traditional Lunar New Year festival (Tet). During her meeting with provincial leaders, Ms Hoa was briefed on the results and difficulties in carrying out provincial socio-economic development and poverty reduction tasks, especially in resolving the consequences of the flash flood in 2005. The Vice President highlighted the efforts of provincial leaders and local people and urged them to pay further attention to…... [read more]
It is just one month to the Lunar New Year. State agencies and businesses in Ho Chi Minh City are planning to help poor workers enjoy a happy Tet holiday. The city's Labor Traders Union is assisting workers from far away provinces, to return home for Tet. They will done by purchasing tickets for them. This year, businesses in the city have donated 50 percent of the price of a ticket to the union. This to share costs and expenses with the union. The union is expected to buy 5,000 tickets for the poor workers in Northern provinces and the…... [read more]