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Hanoi, Beijing youths sign cooperation deal

In Uncategorized on January 12, 2011 at 7:04 am

Hanoi, Beijing youths sign cooperation deal

QĐND – Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 21:34 (GMT+7)

Youth unions of Hanoi and Beijing signed an agreement on bilateral cooperation for the 2011- 2013 period, following their talks in the Vietnamese capital city on Jan. 10.

Under the terms of the agreement, the two sides will join hands in training young activists and organising cultural exchanges, seminars on the youth union building work and voluntary activities.

As many as 50 young people from each country are expected to participate in annual exchanges in Hanoi and Beijing, where they will share experiences in youth work and strengthen their solidarity and friendship.

Later in the day, the delegation from the municipal Beijing Committee of the Communist Youth League of China was received by Ngo Thi Doan Thanh, Deputy Secretary of the Party Committee and Chairwoman of the People’s Council of Hanoi.

Thanh spoke highly of the exchanges and cooperation between the two cities’ youth unions, and expressed her hope that their relations would be developed to a new level.

Source: VNA

Source: QDND

Youths support flood victims

In Uncategorized on October 31, 2010 at 2:12 pm

Vietnamese youths support flooded victims

In Uncategorized on October 21, 2010 at 7:51 pm

Vietnamese youths support flooded victims

QĐND – Thursday, October 21, 2010, 21:24 (GMT+7)

Young people nation-wide have during recent days carried out diverse and meaningful activities to show their sympathy and responsibility towards their compatriots who had been hard-hit by recent floods in Central Vietnam.

In Hanoi, volunteers’ clubs have launched a number of donation programs to raise fund for the flood victims.

Specifically, a volunteer group named “Niem Tin” (Belief) encouraged people to donate books and learning kits for flood-hit students.

The group held an auction of a painting of Hanoi in Hacinco Village, sold shirts of “Love for the Central” at Dong Xuan Night Market, PanGitChi Shop or via Facebook and other fora.

The group is going to transport the essential aid to pupils of schools in Le Thuy District, Quang Binh Provinces on October 22nd.

Meanwhile, other young volunteer groups, project and Warm Winter, Thang Long and the forum Online Quangbinh have jointly organised a journey “Passing rainy season” to distribute aid to 250 households in Cu Nam Commune, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province.

The aid, including instant noodles, rice, notebooks and ball-point pens and money, were collected since October 7th and presented to the needy on October 19th and 20th.

Similarly the club “Thousands of Paper Cranes” in conjunction with Online Life and Science Newspaper launched a program entitled “Compassion for the Central”. In response to the program, individuals and organisations have collected a large number of clothing, 650 mosquito-nets, instant noodles, spice and VND 7 million for victims in Minh Hoa District, Quang Binh Province.

The forum called on their members to skip their breakfasts and ice-cream to save money for the victims.

Members of the forum are very actively involved in assisting flood victims in the Central Provinces by donating their own belongings.

At the same time, other young people expressed their sympathy by praying for the flood to go away.

Students from Class K52 Press and Communication under the University of Social Science and Humanity have donated their money saved from the celebration of Vietnamese Women’s Day on October 20th to support the victims.

Besides, many international friends are also responding to the campaign to support flood victims in the Central of Vietnam.

Source: Tien Phong

Translated by Mai Huong

Source: QDND

Da Nang holds tour of prison to help disobedient youths live better

In Uncategorized on October 14, 2010 at 2:31 pm

Da Nang City Committee of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, Da Nang War Veterans’ Association and Da Nang Police cooperated with each other to give nearly 300 disobedient youths, who have acts of stealing and disturbing the public order, and have been educated and kept under house arrest of the local authorities, a tour to prison on September 7. The city’s government hopes this treatment and educational method will help them to live better.

Da Nang’s disobedient youths visit Tan Hoa School No.3  (Photo: Sggp)

The delegation visited Hoa Son Detention Center and Tan Hoa School No.3 which is teaching and educating young people with bad behaviors of provinces and cities in the central region.

They visited detention rooms, accommodations, studying and working places of guilty persons. Varied changes and tones of feelings can be seen on their faces.

“The visit helped me to realize the value of life” said Nguyen Viet Hung, 17, who left school when he was in the 8th grade and addicted to online games. He has been placed under house arrest of the local authorities because of breaking the law.

“I addicted to online games after leaving school and then became a crime. I lost my future. I hope you will not lose your life and torment your friends, teachers and family” Truong Ba Lien, student of Tan Hoa School No.3, advised.

“The city’s government is always interested in you. I believe that you can choose the best things for your future, and will give up the bad and become a good citizen after this special visit” Danang Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Ba Thanh said at a talk with young people on the same day.

Source: SGGP

Vietnamese and Japanese youths plant trees

In Uncategorized on August 1, 2010 at 7:20 pm

Vietnamese and Japanese youths plant trees

QĐND – Sunday, August 01, 2010, 21:5 (GMT+7)

More than 300 Vietnamese and Japanese volunteers, on July 30th, planted trees in Lang Co Town, Phu Loc District in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue.

The activities are under a forest planting program launched by Japan’s Aeon group. With an investment of 1.32 billion VND, funded by the Japanese group, the program will be carried out from 2010 to 2015.

About 34 ha of forest will be grown. Every year, young people from the two countries will take part in a tree planting campaign.

The program gives a good chance for both Vietnamese and Japanese youth to exchange and share experiences as well as improve the relationship between the two countries.

The program will make Lang Co Town more beautiful and attractive tourist site in Hue City.

Source: Tuoi Tre

Translated by Duy Minh

Source: QDND

Youths launch activities to protect wild animals

In Uncategorized on July 26, 2010 at 3:18 pm

Youths launch activities to protect wild animals

QĐND – Monday, July 26, 2010, 21:39 (GMT+7)

Aware of endangered wildlife, several members of the Education for Nature Centre set up the Action for Wildlife Volunteers’ Club (AWVC).

The club aims at calling on people to join forces to protect wild animals and work with relevant agencies to prevent wild animal from being hunted and smuggled in Vietnam.

According to Nguyen Thanh Hung, head of the club, there are 600 member volunteers in the club, including mainly students and pupils who are interested in wild animal protection.

The members will watch companies with signs of wild animal smuggling, and report to relevant agencies if that is the case. In addition, they will also launch activities to raise awareness of the public on this issue.

 “If we don’t act early, the next generations will only see wildlife on films or posters” is the message of the club.

Source: Tuoi tre

Translated by Duy Minh

Source: QDND

1.3 million youths provided with loans

In Uncategorized on April 18, 2010 at 3:21 pm

1.3 million youths provided with loans

QĐND – Sunday, April 18, 2010, 21:19 (GMT+7)

In the 2004-2009 period, the Vietnam Youth Union has lent nearly VND6 trillion, to 1.3 million young people.  

Over the past five years, the Union has granted scholarships for more than 375,000 youths and arranged for nearly 1,000 young entrenpreneurs to share their experiences via E-learning. It has implemented over 114,000 youth projects worth VND654 billion.

The Union has also established a number of affiliated organizations like the Young Business Association, the Young Intellectual, Science and Technology Association and the Young Doctors Association.

In its 5th term, the Union has admitted nearly 1 million new members to increase its total membership to approximately 8 million.

Source: VOV

Source: QDND

Kids these days, over 1000 exceptional youths gather in Hanoi

In Uncategorized on April 17, 2010 at 4:35 pm

Kids these days, over 1000 exceptional youths gather in Hanoi

QĐND – Saturday, April 17, 2010, 21:48 (GMT+7)

The Congress of Vietnam Youth Union will take place in Hanoi on April 26-27, drawing more than a thousand outstanding young people at home and abroad.

Many activities will be held during the two-day congress, including a music show entitled “Aspiration of Youth” on the evening of April 26 and a night party on April 27 evening. 

After the congress convenes, 80 young deputies will visit and present gifts to soldiers on the Truong Sa (Spratly) islands from April 28 to May 7. Twenty-five groups of young doctors will provide free health check-ups to poor people and disabled kids. 

Before the congress, outstanding youngsters in all provinces and cities have participated in a campaign named “Act for the Community”, under which they donate blood to hospitals, build public works for the poor, and teach new scientific advances to rural young people.

Source: VietnamNet

Source: QDND

Vietnam and China’s youths look to future

In Uncategorized on September 5, 2008 at 7:23 am

Lang Son (VNA) – Young people and teenagers from both the northern province of Lang Son and China ’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region gathered for a cordial meeting in Lang Son to boost their friendship and co-operation.

At the three-day meeting, which ended on Sept. 4, the two delegations discussed the participation of young people in schemes and activities to increase socio-economic development and reduce the effects of poverty for those residing in both areas.

They also shared experiences in planning and implementing youth and teenager-related activities.-