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Japan-Vietnam Friendship Association donates bicycles to poor kids

Da Nang, April 30 (VNA) - The Japan-Vietnam Friendship Association of Japan’s Kawasaki city has donated more than 210 bicycles to poor students in central Da Nang city and Quang Nam province.  

Usuda Reiko, a member of the association, said that underprivileged kids in Da Nang’s Cam Le, Hoa Vang, Ngu Hanh Son districts and Quang Nam province will benefit from the bicycle donation this year.

Da Nang and Hoi An boost cultural exchange with Japan annually by hosting the annual Vietnam-Japan Culture Exchange Festival in August.

Japan plans to open a Consulate General in Da Nang as a way of boosting tourism and exchange between Japan and the central city.

Japanese language teaching has been taught at some junior secondary schools as part of the city’s foreign language teaching programme for 2012-20.

Da Nang also reserved a 1.2ha area for developing the Japan-Vietnam Culture Centre in Ngu Hanh Son district as well as launching direct flights from Da Nang to Osaka.