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Mid-Autumn Festival celebrated in localities

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan joined some 1,000 children in Hanoi at a programme held by Hanoi’s People’s Committee to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Bicycles and scholarships, each worth 85 USD were presented to the disadvantaged children with outstanding academic achievements, along with 1,000 gifts to other participating kids. Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai, said: We highly appreciate theefforts of departments, agencies, and localities who have organised full-moon activities for children, particularly those in difficult circumstances. The programme is an encouragement to local kids on the occasion of the new school year.

A Mid-Autum Festival was organized on Thursday in Nghe An province, for 700 poor ethnic children. 1,500 gifts were distributed to the children on this occasion.

Source: VOV5

Vietnam seeks stronger economic ties with Poland

The traditional friendship and cooperation between Vietnam and Poland is growing strong, with Poland being Vietnam’s largest trade partner in East-Central Europe, while Vietnam is Poland’s 7th largest trade partner outside the European Union.

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh made the remark at a seminar on bilateral economic cooperation held at Poland’s Senate on Friday.

As the Vietnam-EU Free Trade Agreement will soon be signed, Mr. Binh urged businesses of both countries to stand ready with their investment plans in areas of mutual concern. He affirmed that the Vietnamese government encourages Vietnamese businesses to invest in Poland, in consumer goods and IT sectors, to further approach the EU markets.

He briefed the delegates on Vietnam’s economic development with a growth rate of 6.81% in 2017, the highest recorded rate ever over the 2011-2017 period. He also introduced Vietnam’s investment environment, its economic potentials and scale, as well as the government’s resolutions to boost global integration and reform to soon adapt to the new context of the 4thIndustrial Revolution.

On this occasion, Deputy PM Binh visited the Vietnamese Embassy in Poland and representatives of the Vietnamese community in Poland.

Source: VOV5

France likely to deploy army vehicles in Syria

A French army vehicle was visible in photos of the Syrian province of Deir Ezzor released by the US on Wednesday, raising questions about France’s role in Syria’s war.

The pictures were quickly pulled from the internet. The image contained a wheeled armored personnel carrier equipped with a turret, which resembles the French army’s Aravis infantry mobility vehicle. Such similar army vehicles are said to have appeared in Syria, especially in the insurgent strongholds backed by the US such as Manbij.

Source: VOV5

France likely to deploy army vehicles in Syria

A French army vehicle was visible in photos of the Syrian province of Deir Ezzor released by the US on Wednesday, raising questions about France’s role in Syria’s war.

The pictures were quickly pulled from the internet. The image contained a wheeled armored personnel carrier equipped with a turret, which resembles the French army’s Aravis infantry mobility vehicle. Such similar army vehicles are said to have appeared in Syria, especially in the insurgent strongholds backed by the US such as Manbij.

Source: VOV5

Japanese submarine visits Cam Ranh international port

The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force’s submarine Kuroshio docked at Cam Ranh International Port in Khanh Hoa province on Monday for a five-day visit to Vietnam.

The crew members will pay courtesy visits to leaders of Khanh Hoa province and the High Command of Naval Region 4. They will also participate in sport and professional exchange events with officers and soldiers of the Naval Region 4 and visit famous destinations in NhaTrang city.

This is the first visit to Vietnam by the Japanese submarine. It will help enhance mutual trust and understanding between the Vietnam People’s Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force, deepen bilateral defence collaboration, and contribute to peace, stability and cooperation in the region.

Source: VOV5

Kids enjoy mid-autumn festival at ethnology museum

Children in Hanoi discovered traditional toys of the Mid-Autumn festival at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology on Sunday, as part of a program called Mid-Autumn 2018: The colors of Ninh Thuan’s culture.

Kids learned how to make the star-shaped lanterns, cardboard masks, and lion heads and joined various folk games such as tug-of-war, walking on stilts, and some traditional games of the Cham ethnic minority in the central province of Ninh Thuan.

The museum will host the main event next Saturday and Sunday to introduce the culture of Ninh Thuan to visitors through folk games, traditional art performances, local cuisine, and handicraft products.

Source: VOV5

Young people response to Clean Up The World campaign 2018

The Ho Chi Minh Youth Union and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment launched a national voluntary campaign Clean Up The World at a ceremony in Binh Thuan province on Saturday.

Themed Waste management for a sustainable rural environment, the campaign highlights the need of environmental management, particularly waste management in rural areas.

It mobilizes the vanguard role of young people and encourages the community to engage in climate change response and environmental protection by specific activities.

Source: VOV5