- Vietnam and the US on September 25 marked the 25th anniversary of bilateral cooperation in the search for remains of US servicemen who died during the war in Vietnam. The celebration ceremony was jointly held in Hanoi by the Vietnam Office for Seeking Missing Personnel and the US Department of Defence's Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command. Addressing the event, Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc made it clear that the MIA search was the first field of cooperation between the two countries after the war ended, which laid the initial foundation for the normalisation of Vietnam-US relations in 1995. Cooperative activities in this field will continue to give a boost to the development of multifaceted cooperation between the two countries, he said. He affirmed Vietnam's policy to leave the past behind and look to the future for the benefit of long-term friendship and cooperation between the two countries. The senior diplomat asked the US side to further support Vietnam in solving … [Read more...] about Vietnam, US mark 25th year of MIA search cooperation
25th year celebration
Christmas is a time of peace, giving and sharing with one another. It is also a day of rejoicing with family and friends. Let's come to Melia Hanoi as the hotel will celebrate this very special and meaningful day in a glamorous way. On 7th December, the hotel starts the festive season in the traditional way by lighting the Christmas tree at Cava Lounge - Ground Floor. Mulled wine, beers and cocktails will be served whilst listening to enchanting Christmas Carol by our staff and a surprise visit by Santa Claus and his lively Santarinas. Christmas Eve Gala Dinner - Sparkling Night A Christmas Eve Gala Dinner to remember on 24th December in Thang Long Ballroom where there will be an amazing spread of appetizers, delectable main courses and stunning deserts and a dazzling Christmas ambiance. You will be delighted by our invited famous artist Singer Thai Thuy Linh, fantastic dance performance by Big Toe group, and many other exciting performances. Last but not least, the Lucky Draw … [Read more...] about Christmas & New Year Celebrations at Melia Hanoi Hotel
(CPV) - Throughout 2015, the European Union (EU) and Vietnam are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. This commemorative year will be full of remarkable and fruitful activities for both sides to mark this special milestone in our friendship. On October 22nd, 1990, the European Community (EC) and Vietnam established diplomatic relations, laying a solid foundation for a long-lasting and all-rounded partnership. This was subsequently followed by the opening of a diplomatic representation of the EC in Vietnam and Vietnamese embassy to Belgium and Luxembourg in Brussels in January 1996. "The EU-Vietnam bilateral relationship has gone from strength to strength over the past 25 years. Today is an occasion for us to take a look back at what we have achieved. Indeed, our bilateral ties have developed robustly from an initial focus on aid to a broader and more diversified partnership, including political dialogue and strong economic links. I am … [Read more...] about EU – Vietnam: 25 years of deepening partnership and a bright future
Nguyen Duc, who survived after being surgically separated from his conjoined twin brother Viet over two decades ago, and his wife Nguyen Thanh Tuyen were busy taking care of their little twins at the 25th anniversary celebration of the historic separation surgery held in Ho Chi Minh City last Sunday. The ceremony was attended by about 250 guests including the Vietnamese medical team who cared for the brothers over the years, Japanese friends, and the media. Addressing the event, Prof. and Dr. Tran Dong A, the head surgeon of the medical team in charge of the Viet-Duc surgery 25 years ago, said: "The Viet-Duc separation operation will be remembered for a long time as the fruit of humanization and true internationalism". Among the foreign guests attending the memorable day were Secretary of Britain-Vietnam Friendship Society Len Aldis, who has dedicated himself to seeking justice for the Vietnamese Agent Orange victims over the years, and professor Fujimoto Bunro, chairman of … [Read more...] about Viet-Duc separation surgery celebrates 25 year anniversary
On March 6, Bien Hoa Blind Association held its 25th anniversary celebration (March 10, 1984 - March 10, 2009) in the Fatherland Front Committee of Bien Hoa city. It was attended by the departments, agencies, units, charitable organizations and blind associations from the districts in the province. Thanks to the local authority and social organizations'care and all the staff and membership's efforts, over the past 25 years of operation, Bien Hoa Blind Association has obtained a lot of positive results, contributing to making the association one of the strong leaders of Dong Nai Blind Association. It had a membership of 17 when it first started. Up to now, it has admitted 87 members, which makes the membership amount to 104. It is divided into 7 branches. Its executive board has 3 members, including 2 receiving salary from the State budget and 1 receiving salary from kind-hearted donors. The association helps its members get loans to do business at home Thanks to Dong Nai Blind … [Read more...] about Bien Hoa Blind Association celebrated its 25th anniversary.