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Man given 15-year sentence for stealing donations

The Dak Nong Provincial People's Court has given a 15-year sentence to a local man for swindling donated money from dozens of disadvantaged people who were supported by the community.

Teacher helps poor students with charity drive

Her students may have been on their summer holidays for nearly two weeks, but Le Thi Anh Dao, an English teacher from Vinh Thuan Township Secondary School, Vinh Thuan District, the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, is still busy.

Shark Uma's copper-wire artworks offer steady income for people with disabilities

Nguyen Nhat Minh Phuong in the past often gave donations to worthy causes or organised charity events for people with disabilities. But she realised one day that she wanted to do much more than that.  

Vietnamese footballers donate to fight COVID-19

Footballers nationwide have collected money to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.


Telethon raises $44 million for Hurricane Harvey, Irma relief

 A celebrity-packed telethon for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma raised some $44 million, organizers said on Wednesday, after more than 130 stars including George Clooney, Beyonce, Oprah Winfrey 

Facebook's CEO and wife to give 99 percent of shares to their new foundation

 Mark Zuckerberg will put 99 percent of his Facebook Inc (FB.O) shares, currently worth about $45 billion, into a new philanthropy project focusing on human potential and equality,

Japan ministers Yuko Obuchi and Midori Matsushima quit

 Japan's Justice Minister Midori Matsushima has resigned, hours after the resignation of Trade and Industry Minister Yuko Obuchi.

Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations

 Ban Ki-moon has launched another urgent appeal for funds to help fight Ebola after a United Nations drive for donations fell short of its target.