A memorial service for Kostas Sarantidis, the only foreigner to ever be honoured with the title of Hero of the People's Armed Forces of Việt Nam, took place at the Military Region 5 Funeral Home in central Đà Nẵng City on Tuesday.
Deputy Prime Minister Phạm Bình Minh has signed an official dispatch No 683/CĐ-TTg to direct agencies to visit and support the families of three firefighters, who died while tackling a blaze at ISIS karaoke bar at Quan Hoa Street at about 2 pm on Monday.
In days gone by, rubber sandals were very much the preferred footwear in Vietnam. Made from tyres of military vehicles seized during the war just about everyone wore them. A local brand Vua Dép Lốp (King of Rubber Sandal) is helping to bring them back in a big way, thanks in part to their sustainability.
Lê Tấn Sang is a senior student at the Phạm Ngọc Thạch Medical University in HCMC and a volunteer fighting the pandemic. He shared his story of overcoming adversity to help save lives during the darkest hours of last year's outbreak.