The Ha Noi Municipal Association for Sponsoring the Disabled and Orphans has reported its work in the first half of this year.
The association raised VND2 billion in both cash and items that was used to offer 634 presents, 540 bicycles, wheelchairs and 50 scholarships for the disabled and orphans.
The association cooperated with the HCM City Communist Youth Union of Ha Noi to hold a Career Day with more than 30 booths for the disabled and orphans.
Nhan Dan (The People)
Number of visitors to Phu Quoc surges
Huynh Quang Hung, deputy chairman of Phu Quoc District in Kien Giang Province said the number of both domestic and international tourists to Phu Quoc Island jumped early this month.
The island has received 5,000-6,000 visitors a day, and the number is forecast to continue to increase.
At least 4,000 hotel rooms of the island have been full, flights from Ha Noi and HCM City to Phu Quoc have increased to 20 a day, and the regularly scheduled six Russia to Phu Quoc flights a month are expected to increase to 10 to satisfy demand.
In the first half of this year, the island received 268,000 visitors, accounting for 53.6 per cent of target for the year, up 26 per cent year-on-year.
Tin Tuc (News)