The Hanoitimes - Each year will build 10 schools, build 100 schools by 2025 globally for children in the difficult areas of the country. This campaign was hold by the BaSF Vietnam (Build A School Foundation). A organization are a 501 nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation incorporated in the State of CA and approved by the IRS. Provide educational opportunities for poor children of the world by funding classroom constructions, school-related infrastructures, teaching and learning equipment, “need-based” scholarships and basic healthcare needs. Walk For Dream 2 - Tiny steps, incredible change With the message spread by the power of unity, each one million people per year donate 1USD, so with 1 million USD per year, BaSF Vietnam will not only be built 10 schools that are 100 schools each year for poor children. Now, the BaSF Vietnam funded the building of 12 schools and 3 bridges in poverty stricken villages of Vietnam, including: Ha Giang, Yen Bai, Ca Mau, Ben Tre, Kien … [Read more...] about Walk together to building 100 schools
Jimmy fund walk
Street Art Fair 2016 Sat 27 Feb 2016, 3 pm – 10 pm 1st floor lobby, Hanoi Creative City 1 Luong Yen, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi You are invited to the first street art fair at Hanoi Creative City on Sat afternoon this week with paintings, sculptures, music, and live performances, hosted by painter Vu Manh Phuong. Main activities: exhibition, Japanese dance, DJ, live guitar, drum performances, Henna, Tarot and more. Open to everyone. No need to register in advance. Line-up artists (updating): 1. Phương Vũ Mạnh 2. Đào Anh Khánh 3. Lê Thiết Cương 4. Quách Đông Phương 5. Trần Nhật Thăng 6. Lê Thị Minh Tâm 7. Cấn Ngọc Chúc 8. Lưu Chương Dương 9. Nguyễn Ngọc Thanh 10. Lưu Danh Quang 11. Đoàn Xuân Tặng 12. Đỗ Khắc Hiệp 13. Nguyễn Quốc Thắng 14. Vũ … [Read more...] about WHAT’S ON FEBRUARY 1-29 (DAILY UPDATE)
Exhibition “Void” by Phan Phuong Dong Opening: Thu 14 Jan 2016, 5 pm Exhibition: 14 – 16 Jan 2016 Vietnam Fine Arts Museum You are invited to installation exhibition “Void” by artist Phan Phuong Dong. “Void” is composed of a large quantity of discarded beer bottle caps collected over a long period of time, arranged on the floor like dust, may seen from afar as a large piece or upclose with detailed views of different angle and color of each beer cap. “Void” is all and all is void, originates from the void and returns to the void, void appears and disappears, space and time, interior and exterior, body and soul, tangible and intangible… includes the elements of meditation, minimalist art, architecture, sculpture, painting, linked to nature and contemporary. Audio Visual Video Project “Island Gardens” by Mike Cooper Fri 15 Jan 2016, 7 pm Goethe Institut 56-58 Nguyễn Thái Học, … [Read more...] about WHAT’S ON JANUARY 1-15 (DAILY UPDATE)
Ambassador Ngo Quang Xuan*, former Vietnamese Ambassador to the United Nations in New York (1993-1999), tells VIR about his memories of the journey towards normalisation of relations between Vietnam and the US. It was early July, 1995. It was the middle of summer, but the weather in New York was pleasant. The phone in my office on the 29th floor rang. I heard the voice of the secretary of the Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations, in an unusually excited tone. “Mr. Ambassador, the US delegation has just called and said that Ambassador Madeleine Albright wants to talk directly to you!” At that point, the two countries were preparing to normalise diplomatic relations, although the US already had a representative office in Hanoi. From the other end of the line, I heard Ms. Albright’s voice, in a dignified but upbeat tone. “I am very happy and honoured to tell Mr. Ambassador that on July 11, the president of the United States of America, Bill Clinton, … [Read more...] about Building US-Vietnamese diplomatic ties
If any doubt exists about whether President Obama gets the message that the American public wants him to put revitalizing job growth at the top of his priority list, the last two weeks should surely put them to rest. President Barack Obama speaks about the future of energy and technology competitiveness during his visit … Even as the White House was forced to turn much of its attention to the crisis in Egypt, the president and his aides unveiled an almost daily array of new initiatives aimed at demonstrating that jobs and the economy are now solidly at the forefront of the president\'s agenda. [ For complete coverage of politics and policy, go to Yahoo! Politics ] The onslaught started with the State of the Union address, which the president largely devoted to laying a longer-term vision for strengthening the American economy and … [Read more...] about Obama’s olive branch to big business: Will it work?