AFHOLDT torsdag 13. oktober i samarbejde med FOF. Vellykket foredrag om Vietnam med 25 deltagere. Oplæg ved Inger V Johansen om ar rejse i Vietnam samt sitationen i Vietnam og Lise Malling Olsen ligestilling.

Fyraftensmøde i København afholdt 22/9 kl. 17 om livsvilkårene for Ho Chi Minh City's udsatte børn. Projektkoordinator Freddy Karup Pedersen om "Børns Rettigheder" og rapporter om migrant- og gadebørn. Sepideh Foroosh fra Shelterindsamling fortalte om arbejdet med seksuelt misbrugte piger på Little Rose Warm Shelter. Med pressemeddelelse og 24 sider surway

Obama landed in Ventiane 5/9 for ASEAN summit. More than 580.000 bombings mission were carried out over Laos from 1964-74. More than 50.000 people have been killed since the war ended. Every year the is approx. 300 new casualitiesof which 40 % of the victims are children. Obama promished 90 mill dollar.

Fru Sang Lender Jensens ophold i Danmark udløb 2. august, og der er sendt ansøgning om familiesammenføring. Kurt Lender Jensen mødte Sang i Vietnam i 1992 og de har været har gift i 24 år. Kurt er 79 og Sang 69 og de lever af Kurts folkeperison. Parret bygget 24 hængebroer i Vietnam for Danmark ambassade samt bygget 5 skoler og 4 daghjem.

Agriculture ministry 30/8 has demarcated no-fishing zones along the central coast, and the zone is over 800 square kilometers. Taiwanese conglomerate Formosa Ha Tinh Steel has apologized for causing an environment disaster and promised to pay 2xUS$250 million in compensation.

68,4 milliarder kroner. Så meget vil det koste frem mod 2025 at indfri oppositionens målsætning, om igen at hæve udviklingsbistanden til én procent af bruttonationalindkomsten (BNI).Socialdemokratiet, SF, Alternativet og Enhedslisten ønsker at hæve udviklingsbistanden.

Dianmu leaves 7 dead, causes losses worth millions of dollars in northern Vietnam 18-23/8. Tropical storm Dianmu brought heavy flooding to mountainous provinces in northern Vietnam, swiping many houses and fields. Heavy rains  across northern and north-central provinces.

So far this year 31,000 people have contracted the mosquito-borne disease in 20 southern cities and provinces, with 13 people dying. Dengue outbreaks feared in southern Vietnam. Hanoi has established eight inspection teams to supervise and assist dengue-fever prevention activities in 18 localities.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently accepted that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth is unlikely to hit the government’s 6.7% target by year-end. Ministry of Planning and Investment remains optimistic that the country’s overall GDP growth can reach 6.27% by the end of this year.

Hoang Xuan Vinh made history when he secured a gold in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the Rio Olympics on August 6, becoming the first Vietnamese to win an Olympic gold medal. Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh on August 10 won the second medal for Vietnam, coming second in the men’s 50-metre pistol shooting event.

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