13:59 | 30/12/2020
The Rice ATM, first initiated by a young Vietnamese amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, has gone beyond borders to reach a number of Southeast Asian countries and vinicity . Many states in India on December 29 were also reportedly imitating the model to dispense free rice to those in need.
07:37 | 26/09/2020
Two international researchers from academic institutions in the UK recently wrote an article on The Conversation to discuss how Vietnam can be so successful in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in both first and second waves of its attacks.
15:53 | 25/09/2020
After the success of the Noodle ATM, Dr. Hoang Tuan continues to launch the Rice ATM program, donating some 30 tons of rice to impoverished areas across the country.
07:05 | 28/06/2020
Fighting against the enemy has long been the right and duty of any Vietnamese citizen. With the advent of COVID-19 pandemic – the current enemy that the Vietnamese government and people are fighting against –many so-called “anti-COVID-19 weapons” have been initiated by the government, enterprises, students, artists, engineers, farmers, etc.
12:32 | 19/05/2020
The lecturers and students of Lam Dong Medical College have launched a free-of-charge “Face Mask ATM” to help local people in Da Lat city fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The "mask ATM" in front of the college's gate can provide about 300 masks to tourists and locals every day.
15:04 | 14/05/2020
The exclusive Rice ATM is poised to go beyond Vietnam reaching poor people in other ASEAN countries, after successfully giving free rice to thousands of Vietnamese during the straining COVID-19 period.
13:56 | 11/05/2020
For the past month a rice ATM has been automatically dispensing free rice 24 7 to people badly affected by the COVID 19 pandemic.
08:46 | 10/05/2020
On Friday morning, May 8, the Union of Friendship Organizations in Ho Chi Minh City coordinated with the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Binh Tan district to present a "rice ATM" at 77/64, Pham Dang Gian Street, Binh Hung Hoa Ward, Binh Tan District to support people in difficulties.
07:28 | 09/05/2020
The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO) on May 8 presented a ‘rice ATM’ machine and 16 tonnes of rice sponsored by the US non-government organization (NGO) Project Vietnam Foundation (PVF) to support those in need affected by the COVID-19 in the area.
08:20 | 25/04/2020
The first-ever free book ATM makes a debut in Thai Ha bookstore Friday morning, aiming at serving book lovers and the underprivileged and spreading the reading culture among people.
07:56 | 16/04/2020
On April 15, a Russian tourist used his savings to buy 300 kilograms of rice, then transported this quantity to a ‘Rice ATM’ machine in Phan Thiet city to support those who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
14:37 | 15/04/2020
The “Rice ATM” dispensing bagful of rice for vulnerable populations during coronavirus lockdown that first appeared in HCMC early April has greatly drawn international attention. Big news agencies like CNN, Reuters, Strait Times have given the novel creation rave reviews.
07:42 | 15/04/2020
For these people who are suddenly without income, businessmen and donors in the central city of Hue have set up 'rice ATMs' that dispense free rice in the city to tackle hunger amidst coronavirus.
07:35 | 15/04/2020
Following the introduction of rice ATM, the ‘zero-VND Happy supermarket’ chain has appeared in Hanoi and seven other provinces as a way to support the needy and those without income during the COVID-19 outbreak.
08:51 | 12/04/2020
A first "rice ATM" was put into operation in Hanoi on April 11 as a way of helping low-income earners who have suffered economically as a result of the fight against COVID-19, reported VOV.
15:52 | 09/04/2020
Hoang Tuan Anh came up with the idea of creating a “Rice ATM”, or automatic rice dispenser, to offer the disadvantaged free rice 24 hours a day, expecting to curb the potential nCoV cross transmissions when rice from charitable organizations are distributed in person.