SEOUL (VNS)— A Vietnamese man was honoured with the "Heroic Neighbour" award by S-Oil Corporation in Seoul.
The US$145,000 prize was given to 19 brave persons who made noble sacrifices and showed great courage to help people in danger.
Tran Dinh Tam, from the Vietnamese city of Hai Phong, is a sailor currently working in Mokpo city, Jeolla province. He earned the award for rescuing a 76-year-old Korean man from drowning in February.
S-Oil has presented the "Heroic Neighbour" awards every year since 2008. — VNS