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Hanoi receives 215 objects excavated from Thang Long Citadel

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:19 am

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences on Tuesday handed over 215 objects excavated from the Thang Long Citadel archaeological site, to the Hanoi People’s Committee.

A view of the handover ceremony of the 215 objects, excavated from Thang Long Citadel archaeological site, to Hanoi People’s Committee on January 4 (Photo: Hanoimoi)

The objects are displayed in a showroom on the first floor of the Department of Operation’s headquarter in Hanoi.


Dr Bui Minh Tri, chairperson of the citadel excavation project, said that the objects found at the site, 18 Hoang Dieu, had up to a million items.


The above 215 items, are the most typical for each historical phase of the citadel, through many centuries of dynasties, he said.

Source: SGGP

3,000th open heart patient receives free operation

In Uncategorized on December 16, 2010 at 10:00 am

The city’s Association for Poor Patients, which assists free surgery to heart patients, has provided free operation for the 3,000th cardiac.

Mr. Tran Thanh Long, SSPP’s president and Mr. Le Thanh An, the US Consul General in HCMC, visit Thanh Van and give her a gift at Tam Duc Hospital in the city on Dec. 8 2010. (Photo: SGGP)

A three-year-old child, Tran Nguyen Ngoc Thanh Van, who comes from a low-income family in HCMC’s suburban district Nha Be, was the 3,000th heart patient. She was suffering a congenital heart disease.


However, because of her economic circumstances, she received no medical treatment for her condition.


Through sponsorship and financial support from the U.S. Consulate General in HCMC, the toddler underwent a free open-heart surgery on December 6. The operation was performed at the Heart Hospital ‘Tam Duc’ in district 7.


The operation was a success and now her health condition is stable and has been discharged from hospital.


During her time in hospital, Mr. Tran Thanh Long, SSPP’s president and Mr. Le Thanh An, the US Consul General in HCMC, visited the sick child and gave her gifts.


SSPP and their benefactors have sponsored over 3,000 children with heart disease in Vietnam for the last four years. The total expenditure for these operations have been over VND150 billion (US$75,000).

Source: SGGP

Ha Giang receives UNESCO certification on Dong Van Plateau

In Uncategorized on December 16, 2010 at 9:58 am

A ceremony to receive UNESCO recognition of Dong Van Stone Plateau as a member of the Global Network of National Geoparks (GGN) was held in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on Dec. 1.

The ceremony of recognition of Dong Van Stone Plateau as a member of the Global Network of National Geoparks is organized in Ha Giang province on December 1.

The chief Representative of the UNESCO Office in Hanoi , Katherine Muller Marin and Secretary General of UNESCO Vietnam National Committee Pham Sanh Chau, handed over the UNESCO certificate to Ha Giang province.


Addressing the ceremony, Secretary General of UNESCO Vietnam National Committee Chau said that the success of Dong Van Stone Plateau Geological Park is the result of pure determination to create Vietnam ’s first geological park in Ha Giang.


Chau also highlighted the selection of a geological park development model by Ha Giang People’s Committee to eradicate hunger, reduce poverty and step up socio-economic development.


The plateau is Vietnam ’s first pilot model of a geological park for the future and this will promote Vietnam ’s image around the world, said Chau.


It will help eliminate hunger and reduce poverty for more than 250,000 local people on the plateau, he added.


Dong Van Stone Plateau was recognised as GGN member on October 3, 2010. The plateau has now become Vietnam ’s first geological park and only the second geological park in Southeast Asia, after the Langkawi Geological Park in Malaysia .


Dong Van, which has remained untouched for hundreds of millions of years, has mammoth rocks spread over the four districts of Quan Ba, Yen Minh, Meo Vac, and Dong Van, and is 1,000m above sea level.


The plateau is 80 percent limestone and has the fossils of thousands of species of prehistoric creatures from 400-600 million years ago.


It is also home to several cultures that have sprung up over the centuries. The 574 sq.km plateau now houses 250,000 people belonging to 17 different ethnic groups.

Source: SGGP

State President receives Head of the Office of the President of Mongolia

In Uncategorized on November 25, 2010 at 5:20 pm




State President receives Head of the Office of the President of Mongolia


QĐND – Thursday, November 25, 2010, 20:55 (GMT+7)

State President Nguyen Minh Triet received the Head of the Office of the President of Mongolia, Dashjamts Battulga, in Hanoi on November 25 at the invitation of Head of the State President’s Office Nguyen Van Chien.


State President Triet praised the visit by Mr Dashjamts Battulga, emphasizing that the meeting will make an important contribution to promoting the Vietnam-Mongolia relationship and map out future plans for cooperation between the two offices .


President Triet expressed delight at the traditional friendship between the two countries which has been maintained and developed. Both sides have cooperated to implement some high-level agreements, conduct the exchange of delegations and devise concrete measures to make economic cooperation more effective and practical. He expressed hope that both nations would continue to promote economic cooperation for mutual development and improve people’s living standards.


For his part, Mr Dashjamts Battulga briefed President Triet on the results of the talks between the leaders of the two offices and plans to make further contributions to the development of Vietnam-Mongolia relationship. He affirmed that Mongolia wished to develop relations with ASEAN nations, including Vietnam. Mongolia highlighted Vietnam’s role and status within the region, especially the country’s success as the ASEAN President. Mr Dashjamts Battulga emphasized that the official visit by President Triet in October 2008 gave a fresh impetus to develop the relationship between the two nations, especially to achieve fruitful developments in cooperation in such fields as economics, trade, education and health.


At the 14th session of the inter-governmental committee for cooperation in economics, trade and science and technology recently, both nations devised measures to expand relations and cooperation.


The same day, at the Presidential Office, Head of the State President’s Office Nguyen Van Chien held talks with his counterpart and both leaders signed a cooperative agreement between the two offices.


Source: VOV


Source: QDND

University of Science HCMC receives Labor Hero title

In Uncategorized on November 22, 2010 at 10:04 am

Forest stewards group receives certification

In Uncategorized on November 10, 2010 at 1:58 pm

Hanoi receives Shakyamuni Buddha’s robes

In Uncategorized on November 10, 2010 at 8:52 am

Vietnamese writer receives Russia’s Order of Friendship

In Uncategorized on November 5, 2010 at 3:55 pm

State Vice President receives delegation from the Committee for Solidarity of Vietnamese Catholics

In Uncategorized on November 5, 2010 at 3:55 pm

Saigontourist receives luxury cruise liners

In Uncategorized on November 5, 2010 at 11:23 am