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A man built a house for hundreds of old people, a woman donated her hair to cancer patients, and a man sang in the middle of cemetery.

95-year-old woman donates pagoda to village

A 95-year-old woman in Ha Dong district is donating a pagoda she helped build and has asked monks to take care of the incense in the pagoda.

Recovered Covid-19 patient donates disinfection machines to medical units

Having recovered from Covid-19, Mai Anh Duc is now directing the production of hand sanitizer and disinfection machines to donate to hospitals and isolation areas in the country.

War invalid donates VND4.5 billion to Covid-19 vaccine fund

“I am a soldier. If I don’t die on the battlefield, I need to lead a meaningful life in peacetime,” said Le Van De, a war invalid in Hai Duong, explaining why he donated VND4.5 billion to the vaccine fund.

New laws needed to regulate use of money from charity funds

Hoai Linh, a famous Vietnamese comedian, has been alleged to have embezzled VND14 billion he raised from the public last October to help people in the central region overcome the tragic floods.

Vietnam exports nearly 416 million face masks

Vietnam exported 415.7 million face masks worth 63.19 million USD from January 1 to April 19, according to the General Department of Customs.

Health ministry calls for testing kit donation and imports

The Ministry of Health has called on units to import or look for sponsorship and donation of internationally-made medical equipment and SARS-CoV-2 testing kits.


Vietnamese celebs finds different ways to fight deadly virus

Enterprises and members of the public have teamed up with the Government to tackle the deadly novel coronavirus, and Vietnamese artists and influencers are also getting involved in the fight.


Local man cleans up village polluted lake

A man and his children in Hanoi have donated VND1.8bn (USD77,800) to clean up a polluted lake in their village and built a small public park.

Kind elders show what public citizenship means

 VietNamNet Bridge – As talk swirls about the upcoming challenge of caring of the elderly, some of these subjects are taking care of society’s problems, putting younger generations to shame.

Bill Gates foundation gives $210 million to Seattle-based university

 Microsoft founder Bill Gates through his foundation has donated $210 million to an initiative based at the University of Washington in Seattle aimed at improving people's health around the world,

Collector to auction valuable antiques for marine sovereignty foundation

 VietNamNet Bridge – Mr. Hoang Van Cuong, dubbed the "king of antiques" in HCM City, has said he will donate his collection worth dozens of millions of US dollars to the foundation for marine sovereignty defence.

Shocking child drowning figures shake the nation

A new effort is being made to overcome Viet Nam's record as the country with the highest rate of child deaths from drowning in Southeast Asia.

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 Ha Noi hospital carries out kidney transplant; Head of child centre faces embezzlement charge; Noodles, bamboo shoots found to contain oxalic acid; Get tough on smuggling as Tet nears: Deputy PM

500 antique lamps presented to Quang Nam

Young collector Le Cong Anh Duc in HCM City died before realizing his dream of establishing a private museum. His family presented a collection of nearly 500 ancient lamps to Dien Ban District Museum, Quang Nam province.

Couple arrested for charity scam against foreign visitors

Seeing several foreigners walking on the street, a young man stopped his motorcycle to drop the woman who sat behind him. The woman approached the foreign visitors to show them her card and asked them to donate money for charity.