16:23 | 27/05/2021
Growing up from humble beginnings, Lieutenant Vo Van Vinh, an A Dot border guard station (A Luoi District, Thua Thien-Hue) considers childhood education both pressing challenge and indispensable joy in his life. He has become a source of inspiration for the movement “Nâng bước em đến trường” (Accompanying children to go to school), set to be implemented nationwide.
14:18 | 21/05/2021
Since 2017, a charity-drive known as Green House has been collecting scraps around the Lang Co border station (Phu Loc District, Thua Thien Hue). This charity, set up by local Vietnamese soldiers, have mobilized the participation of restaurants by the sea to support the disadvantaged students as well as to protect the environment.
17:04 | 20/05/2021
For many years, soldiers at La Lay border station (Dakrong District, Quang Tri Province) have made weekly bread deliveries to various schools (there are 14 in total) around the border. The border guards are far from their own families and helping feed the local children provides a source of comfort, and for some it even quells their homesickness.
10:42 | 20/05/2021
Nine, almost wild, children of the Pacoh ethnicity, live in and around the Vietnam – Laos border. They do not speak the national language, or know how to read and write, still less sleep on beds, or use bowls and chopsticks.
17:49 | 12/05/2021
In classic Vietnamese fairy tales, when children face difficulties they are often helped by ‘fairy men.’ Today many children are protected and supported, not by fairy men, by Uncle Ho’s soldiers wearing badges and green uniforms. These Vietnamese Border Guards are connected with Vietnamese, Laos, and Cambodian children through schemes such as “Helping children to school” and “Border Guard Adoption.”
08:50 | 02/04/2021
Border officers and soldiers patrolling at border gates and checkpoints in Tay Ninh province will be prioritized for nearly 1,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine.
15:28 | 15/01/2021
The COVID-19 checkpoint of Sì Lờ Lầu Border Guard Station in the northern province of Lai Châu has been engulfed in fog and frost almost around the clock in the last few days.
21:27 | 18/08/2020
The COVID-19 epidemic checkpoint, which is located close to the borderline, has been home to three border officers and soldiers who are on duty 24/7 to prevent people from entering and leaving Vietnam illegally.