Red Cross activities integrated into climate change response More than 15,000 households in 14 cities and provinces who announced natural disaster status, have received initial support from the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC). Vice President of the VRC Central Committee Tran … [Read more...] about Social News 3/5
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(VOVworld) – The 32nd International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent has taken place in Geneva on December 8-10 to discuss humanitarian issues. Vietnam is among more than 190 state parties to the 1949 Geneva Convention, and the International Red Cross and Red … [Read more...] about Vietnam attends 32nd Int’l conference of Red Cross and Red Crescent
RoK limits Vietnam guest workers again Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) Doan Mau Diep on March 18 announced the Republic of Korea (RoK) has once again placed a 3,500 cap on the number of guest workers for the year. Over the past three years, the … [Read more...] about Social News 21/3
That so few men made it to this refuge shows how dimly aware they were of the threat posed by Typhoon Haiyan, which crashed into the central Philippines on Friday with some of the strongest winds ever recorded. Many men stayed at their homes to guard against looters. Poorly … [Read more...] about Monster typhoon exposes an ill-prepared Philippines Dead bodies clog the basement of the Tacloban City Convention Centre. The dazed evacuees in its sports hall are mostly women and children. The men are missing.
600 logs of rare timber seized Krong Trai forest rangers have seized nearly 600 logs of giang huong (pterocarpus pedatus pierre) timber, illegally stored at a local house in central Phu Yen Province. Nguyen Tien Dat, 41, had been storing the timber and failed to show legal … [Read more...] about Australia doctor awarded for environment works in VN