Update news NGOs

Vietnam receives over 677 mln USD in aid from NGOs during 2020-2022

Vietnam received over $677 million in aid from foreign NGOs during the 2020 – 2022 period, heard a conference co-hosted by the Party Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations and the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations on August 23.

Seven NGOs awarded PM’s certificates of merit for contributions to Vietnam’s development

Seven foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on December 22 were granted the Vietnamese Prime Minister’s certificates of merit for their contributions to the country’s socio-economic development as well as its COVID-19 prevention.

Conditions for granting registration certificates to foreign NGOs

The Government has issued Decree No 58/2022/ND-CP (Decree 52) on the registration and management of foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Vietnam.

Gold shops found selling ivory jewelry

Many gold shops in the cities of Hai Phong and Ha Long were discovered by Bao Ve Trung va Moi Truong reporters trading products made of elephant tusks in July.

Japan, VN sign contracts for NGO projects

 Japan and Viet Nam signed non-refundable assistance contracts for two non-governmental projects worth more than US$1 million on Thursday in Ha Noi.

Vice President applauds foreign NGOs’ contributions

 Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan has praised diplomatic corps for developing the fine friendship between the Vietnamese people and those from other world nations.

Transparency an effective way to build institutional strength

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Phuong Linh, director of the Research Centre for Management and Sustainable Development (MSD), talks about the importance of transparency and accountability in the sustainable development of NGOs.

Social News 23/8

Fourth Russian-made submarine begins sea trials; Outgoing Brazilian ambassador receives friendship insignia; OVs in Canada updated on Vietnam’s science-technology policy; Additional 300 children recieve free smile surgeries

Noi Bai airport intensifies customs checks

Customs officials at Noi Bai International Airport are boosting their inspections of passengers, luggage and cargo from all flights arriving at the airport, especially those from South America, during the 2014 World Cup.

Social News Headlines 9/5

 Two transnational drug trafficking rings busted; Police seize plant growth stimulants; Whirlwind sweeps through Lam Dong; UN Vesak Day opens in Ninh Binh; HCM City eyes local solution to water woes

Social News Headlines 8/5

 Sappers recover war-era bomb in Ha Tinh; Hanoi court considers resuming trial of ACB ex-leaders; Nationwide measles death toll hits 135; No Vietnamese victims of Ukraine violence

Social News Headlines 31/3

 Funeral held for Most Venerable Thich Tri Tinh; Blaze rips through 3000sq.m of wood; 58 passengers saved from stranded boat; Heat wave spreads across the north; Bomb left over from war found in garden

Social Headlines January 3

 Foreign NGOs grant US$250 million in 2013; Rescuing passengers trapped inside deformed car; Three Vietnamese rescued from Malaysia massage parlours; Authorities seize drug precursors to Australia

Social Headlines December 31

 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

No control on vaccine prices

Recent deaths and hospitalization of infants after vaccination has increased worry and fear among parents who now are resorting to willing pay more for better quality vaccines than use those provided free by the government.

Vietnam, NGOs chart future cooperation

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam and foreign non-governmental organisations have outlined directions for bilateral ties during thematic seminars in Hanoi on November 28 as part of the third international conference on Vietnam and NGOs cooperation.

Call for rethink on hydro-power plants

 VietNamNet Bridge – Four non-government organisations (NGOs) have called on the National Assembly for tighter controls on hydro-power plants to prevent loss of lives and widespread damage during storms.

Minister says 317 reservoirs problematic

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat said on Wednesday as many as 317 irrigation reservoirs are problematic due to landslides and leakages, including 120 in critical conditions that need upgrade and repair now.

Social Highlights for November 6

 Hanoi police confiscate smuggled animal organs; Man accused of stealing from poor; Operations of leather tannery suspended for environment pollution; Excessive pressure on children to study