No information on UK’s support for repatriation of truck death victims: spokesperson

Vietnam has not received any information on the UK’s financial support for the return of the bodies/ashes of 39 Vietnamese nationals found dead in a refrigerated lorry last month in Essex, the UK, said Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

Essex lorry tragedy updates: All 39 victims are Vietnamese

Competent authorities of Vietnam and the UK have identified that all 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy are Vietnamese, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

British Embassy releases announcement about 39 lorry deaths

The British Embassy in Ha Noi on October 28 issued an announcement on the case in which 39 people were found dead in a lorry in Essex county of the UK.

Vietnamese culture promoted in France

Vietnam’s culture, landscape, and cuisine is being promoted at the Metz International Fair, which opened in Moselle province, France recently.

Free Vietnamese-language course held in Czech Republic’s city

A free Vietnamese-language course for Vietnamese children opened in Ostrava city, North Moravia of the Czech Republic on September 22.

Vietnamese students in Russia join summer camp

The fourth Obninsk Summer Camp (OSC) of Vietnamese students in Russia took place in the country’s Kaluga province on September 14-15, drawing about 200 participants.

Sydney exhibition features Nguyen Dynasty-inspired artworks, designs

An exhibition took place in Sydney, Australia on September 6 – 15, featuring artworks and designs inspired by Vietnamese culture during the Nguyen Dynasty (1802 – 1945).

Vietnam’s 74th National Day celebrated abroad

Vietnamese embassies in Germany, Singapore and South Africa hosted receptions on August 28 to mark the 74th National Day (September 2, 1945 – 2019).

Conference talks realisation of Vietnam-Laos border treaties

A conference was held in Dong Hoi city, in the central province of Quang Binh, on November 13 to look into the implementation of certain documents on the Vietnam-Laos borderline, border markers, and border gates.

Vietnamese, Cuban embassies in Argentina enhance friendship

The Vietnamese and Cuban Embassies in Argentina held an exchange programme in Buenos Aires on May 12, aiming to help enhance the friendship and close-knit ties between the two nations.

Vietnam - Laos friendship exchange in Australia

A friendship exchange was organized on September 14th by the Vietnamese and Lao Embassies in Australia to mark the 55th anniversary of diplomatic relations and the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty on Amity and Cooperation between Vietnam and Laos.

Vietnam attends its first Embassies Festival in Romania

Embassies Festival, a traditional cultural and art festival of embassies and diplomatic missions in Bucharest, was organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture of Romania from September 7th - 10th.


Professor Wendy Bacon (University of Sydney), a well-known investigative journalist, has been guest lecturer in many countries. On occasion of his visit to Hung King Temple, he said: "Australia is combined from people from all over the world, so our people do not have the mutual ancestor to worship as Vietnamese people. Being the same origin is the pride of Vietnamese people”. This is story of Prof. Ta Ngoc Tan, Vice Chairman of the Central Theoretical Council at the meeting to implement the idea of organizing Global Vietnam Day.

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