HCM City (VNA) – The Standing Board of the Party Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has decided to present Party membership badges to 2,611 Party members on the occasion of the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (February 3). To celebrate the Party’s founding anniversary, the city will also organise a grand meeting, a special art performance, a photo exhibition and film screenings, among others. The city has stepped up the communication work to highlight the formation and development of the CPV, the municipal Party Committee, and the development of the city and the country as well. The birth of the CPV on February 3, 1930 was an extremely important historical event and a significant turning-point in the history of the Vietnamese revolution, marking a brilliant milestone in the country’s development path./. … [Read more...] about HCM City: various activities mark Party’s founding anniversary
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Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son (C) works with doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City on January 23. Photo: Tuoi Tre / Thien Chuong While the son is said to have already recovered, the father has also been conscious, able to breathe smoothly with the assistance of an oxygen ventilator, and had steady blood pressure. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s first novel coronavirus patient has recovered
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Former Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and advisors in Laos gathering in Vientiane In December 2019, four delegations with more than 500 members started their trip to Laos from Dien Bien, Nghe An, and Ha Tinh provinces and Da Nang city. They went through many former battlefields in Laos to gather in Vientiane, the capital city of Laos. Nguyen Huu Than and Dang Minh Nhien, former soldiers of Battalion 43 of the Nghe An provincial Military Command were deeply moved when passing Cau Treo International Border Gate, as the memories of the time carrying out international services in Laos flooded their mind. They recalled that from 1965 to 1972, Vietnamese volunteer soldiers participated in around 200 battles to help the Lao people neutralize bandits. The remains of many of the Vietnamese soldiers who laid down their lives here have not been found yet. … [Read more...] about Forever Vietnam – Laos relationship
A family poses for a picture beside a bed of Tet flowers in Hanoi. Photo: Nam Tran / Tuoi Tre Interestingly to me, it’s the one time I really see the locals’ spending money rather than trying to make it. People can be fairly generous here, especially towards the young, and although it's part of their traditions, it’s just plain nice to see people not so materialistically focused. While people do pray for prosperity and wealth and burn the votive paper cars, phones, houses; most Vietnamese I know are simply happy to be together as a family and have food on the table. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s festive season