By fighting in World War I, Do Huu Vi (1883-1916) was the first Vietnamese aviator to serve in the French Army more than 100 years ago. Late in June, a ceremony took place to name a small square in the center of the 16th arrondissement of Paris after Do Huu Vi, in the presence of Paris Deputy Mayor Laurence Patrice, Mayor of the 16th arrondissement Francis Szpiner, representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy in France, along with Do Huu Vi's relatives, local officials and residents. The naming ceremony of Do Huu Vi Square. Photo: C'est le Temps de l'amour Group Do Huu Vi Square is located at the intersection of Versailles Avenue and Quai Louis Blériot, 16th arrondissement, overlooking the Radio France headquarters and the Grenelle Bridge. A hero of Cholon, Saigon Do Huu Vi was born in Cholon as the youngest son of Governor Do Huu Phuong, a landowner in Cochinchina at that time, who was allegedly the second wealthiest man in the old Saigon. According to … [Read more...] about Who is the Vietnamese for whom a Paris square has just been named?
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Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh speaks at the meeting in Hanoi on July 3. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Central Emulation and Commendation Council held the third session in the 2021 - 2026 tenure under the chair of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh in Hanoi on July 3. The PM, who is also Chairman of the council, requested that emulation and commendation must be carried out in a precise, objective, transparent, democratic and open manner so as to creative motivation for deserving individuals and collectives and help prevent wrongdoings in evaluation and commendation activities. At the meeting, officials discussed proposing competent agencies bestow the “Hero of the People’s Armed Forces” title upon some collectives and individuals of the Ministry of National Defence and the Ministry of Public Security. PM Chinh said the granting of this title aim to not only honour contributions by and create momentum for recipients but also help inspire others in the armed forces and the … [Read more...] about Central emulation, commendation council holds third meeting
Kim Duyen (the first from the left) and candidates for Miss Supranational 2022 At the night of July 2 (Warsaw time), runner-up Kim Duyen along with 69 candidates for Miss Supranational 2022 entered the competition round of Supra Model. Miss Supranational will not only aim at finding a winner having the ability to send the message of solidarity among countries, bringing contributions in both voices and actions to positively change the world, it is also a beautiful play ground with great performances on stage. Kim Duyen wears customs of designers Do Long. The first runner-up of Miss Universe Vietnam 2019 Kim Duyen wore customs of designers Do Long and Chung Thanh Phong for the minor competition. At the end of the competition, Vietnamese representative Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen was excellently in the Top 11 Supra Model and was officially awarded the title of Supra Model Asia. Runner-up Kim Duyen wins Supra Model of Asia at Miss Supranational 2022. Runner-up Kim Duyen … [Read more...] about Runner-up Kim Duyen wins Supra Model Asia at Miss Supranational 2022
General Nguyen Chi Thanh Museum is built on an area of 650sq.m at 144, Dang Thai Than Street, Thuan Hoa ward, Hue City. The museum displays around 400 documents, artifacts and photos briefing the life and revolutionary career of General Nguyen Chi Thanh and his contribution to Thua Thien Hue’s revolution in particular and to the resistance war for national independence and freedom and socialism building in the North in general. The displayed documents, artifacts and photos are divided into themes, namely hometown, families, revolutionary career, General Nguyen Chi Thanh’s important milestones, and gratitude of his families, hometown and nation to the late General. Of the displays, there are photos, documents and artifacts made public for the first time. They include General Nguyen Chie Thanh’s writings about military building, fighting against individualism, and agriculture. On the occasion, the General Department of Political Affairs presented a set of books about General Nguyen … [Read more...] about General Nguyen Chi Thanh Museum opens up to visitors
The meeting between the VGCL delegation and Roberto Morales Ojeda, Politburo member and Secretary in charge of organisation affairs of the Communist Party of Cuba (Photo: VNA) Havana (VNA) – Leaders of the Party and State of Cuba have received a delegation of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) in Havana, describing the relations between Vietnamese and Cuban workers as a core factor of the special solidarity and friendship between the two countries. The VGCL delegation met with Roberto Morales Ojeda, Politburo member and Secretary in charge of organisation affairs of the Communist Party of Cuba ; Esteban Lazo Hernández, Politburo member and President of the National Assembly of the People’s Power; Homero Acosta Álvarez, member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the National Assembly of the People’s Power and the Council of State; and Salvador Valdés Mesa, Politburo member and Vice President of Cuba. At the meetings, Nguyen Dinh Khang, member of … [Read more...] about Workers’ ties viewed as core factor of Vietnam – Cuba special solidarity
The event was attended by Deputy Chief of the General Department of Political Affairs Lieutenant General Trinh Van Quyet, Deputy Chief of the General Staff Lieutenant General Nguyen Trong Binh and leaders of agencies and units under the Ministry of National Defense. At the event, delegates watched videos briefing the military’s implementation of military and defense missions in the first half of this year and introducing new scientific and technological products developed by units in the whole military over the past time. Both videos were jointly made by the Office of the Ministry of National Defense, the Department of Military Science, and the Military Broadcasting Center. Speaking at the conference, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Tan Cuong praised relevant agencies for their coordination in making the videos. The chief of the General Staff asked relevant agencies to collect delegates’ opinions to complete the videos. He urged the agencies to add more photos of troops’ … [Read more...] about Preparations for whole military politico-military conference reviewed