(HBO) – Tuoi tre (Youth) newspaper and the youth union committees of the northwestern provinces of Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chau, Lao Cai, Yen Bai and Hoa Binh presented the "Tiep suc den truong” (Give Students Strength) scholarships to 122 new university students with disadvantaged backgrounds on September 6.
The event at the Cultural Palace of Hoa Binh was
attended by Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Bui Van Cuu and
representatives of Tuoi tre newspaper, local departments, sectors and
organisations, and the Vinacam study encouragement fund.
Chairman of the Hoa Binh People’s Committee Bui Van Cuu and representatives of
Tuoi tre newspaper, Vinacam company and the province’s study encouragement fund
grant the "Give Students Strength” scholarships to 30 freshmen of Hoa Binh.
The "Give Students Strength” scholarship is part
of Tuoi tre newspaper’s "Vi ngay mai phat trien” (For Tomorrow’s Development)
programme, which was launched in 2003. It has supported about 15,000
less-privileged freshmen with more than 75 billion VND (3.3 million USD) so
far. Thanks to this scholarship, many students have finished their study and
contributed to the society after graduating.
In 2017, Tuoi tre newspaper has worked with the
youth union committees of 63 provinces and cities to present scholarships worth
over 13 million VND (572,000 USD) to more than 1,700 new university students
nationwide. The scholarships, worth 7 million VND (nearly 310 USD) each or 10
million VND (440 USD) for special cases, were granted according to regions: the
central region, the
Central Highlands, the
southeastern region, 10 northern provinces, and six northwestern provinces.
Total scholarships for students in the northwest
approximated 900 million VND (39,600 USD) funded by the Vinacam study
encouragement fund and the Vinacam joint Stock Company. There were 10 special
scholarships worth 10 million VND each and another 112 ones worth 7 million VND
each. Hoa Binh had 30 freshmen benefiting from the scholarships.
(HBO) – The high school entrance examination for the 2018-2019 academic year in Hoa Binh province will be divided into two phases. The first phase will be dedicated to the Hoang Van Thu High School for the Gifted from June 4-6, while the second phase will be held for the remaining schools from June 14-16.
Vietnam has about 12 million people who suffer from high blood pressure, heard a meeting in Hanoi’s Dong Anh district on May 17, aiming to raise public awareness on the long-term dangers of the medical condition.
(HBO) - From the center of the district about more than 20 km, Tu Do commune is the deepest remote commune of Lac Son district with a lot of difficulties. The Commune Health Center was built in 2003 but due to its low and flooded location area, the facilities were degraded and they did not meet the demand of medical examination and treatment for 2,608 local people in the commune.
A ceremony was held in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on May 16 to rebury remains of 12 Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who laid down their lives in Cambodia during wartime.
(HBO) – The historic downpours in Hoa Binh province in last October caused widespread flooding and landslides, especially in mountainous areas, threatening life, property and production of local people. The province has over 5,900 households directly affected by natural disasters and in need of being evacuated promptly and for a long-term.
(HBO) – In that time, the capital of Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) has promoted its efficiency practically, especially in supporting production development for poor households and beneficiaries of social welfare living in Mai Chau – a highland district. This is considered as an effective tool in the implementation of hunger eradication and poverty reduction, job creation and ensuring social security for ethnic groups in the area. Because of accessing the preferential loans to develop economy, people’s lives have been improved steadily. In 2017, there are 325 households which escaped the poverty with the help of preferential loans.