Stephanie Case, a Canadian 25-years old girl, dropped happy tears in Sapa when she had completed a 250-km way to Vietnam's northwestern mountainous region, made many people moved. Sapa - Vietnam, 2p.m on February 23rd, 2008. When Stephanie Case became the first person who finished the walking way with lame steps, she moved to tears. Coming from Vancuvo region in Cana, Stephanie told that it was a beautiful land with sea and mountain. People can go skiing in winter. However, under the cold weather of Vietnam's northwestern mountainous region in February, she and over 100 athletes from 21 countries participated in a 6-day cross-country walk from February 18th, 2008, with 250km way from Si Ma Cai to Sapa, held by Racing The Planet and Intel group. Finishing the fourth phrase of the itinerary and stepping on Ta Van, Stephanie had a heavy pain in her legs. So, she intended to discontinue the walk when there was only one day left. Left: mudplattered steps. Left 1. The walk drew the … [Read more...] about Happy tears of a Canadian girl in Sapa
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CPV: In Hanoi, on June 20, the overseas Vietnamese affairs committee under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a ceremony to receive the money of overseas Vietnamese to support the victims of the flood number 1 Chanchu. On behalf of the committee, Mr Tran Quang Hoan, deputy head of the committee received 48,000 bath from Thailand, 1,500 Euros from France and 9,913 USD from Denmark, the United States and Laos. Speaking at the event, Mr Hoan said: "This was once again showing the beautiful traditional in consolidating and helping each other of the Vietnamese people. Although overseas Vietnamese live far from Vietnam but they always think about their homeland and hope to share both glories and challenges with Vietnamese. The committee promises to perfectly deliver the money to the victims and relatives affected by the flood number 1 recently. I hope that the money will partly contribute to ease the pain living in their mind and body, helps them to overcome the difficulties and settle … [Read more...] about Full of love
The Vietnamese Association of Child Rights Protection have organised their Mid-Autumn Festival Eve 2011 programme with the theme "Mid-Autumn connected with Love toward Island-Sea" for September 8 at the Central Circus in Hanoi (Vietnam Circus Federation, 67-69 Tran Nhan Tong). Programme highlights for the event include comedy performances and the lantern parade. These celebratory events will also run in conjunction with many community activities such as paying tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum; visiting Uncle Ho's Stilt House; visiting Ho Chi Minh Museum and the Vietnam Military History Museum; meeting the leaders of the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Vietnam Association of Child Rights Protection; and making friends with the small reporters club. The organisers hope to attract over 1000 children from Hanoi and 80 children whose parents are on duty at island borders, in Truong Sa district or other coastal areas. Besides … [Read more...] about Mid-Autumn connected with Love toward Island-Seas.
PANO - In 1964, Captain Andre Sauvageot was sent to battles in Vienam. Now, speaking Vietnamese fluently as his mother tongue, he told the People's Army Newspaper's reporter about human rights in Vietnam. - Vietnam is nominating itself for membership in the United Nations Human Rights Council for 2014-2016 tenure. What do you think of this effort? Andre Seauvageot: I have a positive impression, because the Human Rights Council fits Vietnam's foreign policy of diversification of relations and to be a friend to every nation to the extent feasible. Naturally, the process of diversification of relations is enhanced by participation in the activities of international organizations to better understand some issues of importance to entire world. Clearly, human rights is an important issue for the people of the entire world and of Vietnam specifically. Therefore, membership in the UN Human Rights Council, would be an opportunity for Vietnam to better understand the positive and negative … [Read more...] about Vietnam deserved to be a member of the UN Human Rights Council
The Hanoi Times - The nightmare of street life impressed 15-year-old Le Thi Thu Ha so strongly that she used it as the subject for a painting that won second prize at a competition. The painting depicts a little girl huddled in a street corner. She had to leave her family because her mother forced her to do so much housework, such as cleaning and washing. She stoops in the chilly wind and feels surrounded by ghosts. "I am luckier than many others as I enjoy love from my parents. However, I have several friends who are in the same situation as the little girl. I understand their sadness," says Ha. "One of my friends had to give up her studies to help her mother do family business. I do not know how to help her." The painting competition was part of a project aimed at overcoming the physical and emotional maltreatment of children. It was jointly organised by Plan Viet Nam and the Youth Union in eight cities and provinces, including Ha Noi, Bac Giang, Thai Nguyen and Quang Tri. Ha is … [Read more...] about Dreams of schools without violence