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Text & photos by Saigon Times staff

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More than 130 local and foreign donors participated in a blood drive organized by the Saigon Times Group on October 8, in celebration of the 32nd anniversary of The Saigon Times Weekly (October 10) and the 28th anniversary of The Saigon Times online newspaper (October 2).

The Saigon Times Blood Donation Day was held in coordination with the HCMC Blood Donation Center and Red Cross Society of Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1, HCMC. More than 190 units of blood were collected from the donors, including foreign diplomats, staff of businesses, government officials, and Saigon Times employees, according to the organizer.

Agustaviano Sofjan, consul general of Indonesia in HCMC, stands beside his two sons as they donate blood during the event. This is also the second time the Indonesian consul general has donated blood at the Saigon Times Blood Donation Day.
Donors fill in a registration form before giving blood
As usual, the blood drive takes place at the Saigon Times Group’s headquarters at 35 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1, HCMC
More than 190 units of blood are collected from the donors. The Saigon Times Blood Donation Day is made possible by the generous support of BAEMIN, Vinamilk, ABC Bakery, Vinasoy, and Tan Hiep Phat Beverage Group.
Pham Huu Chuong (L), deputy editor-in-chief of the Saigon Times Group, chats with Wirattinee Vatanyootaweewat (2nd R), Thai consul in HCMC and Sureerat Punduang (R), former general secretary and treasurer of the Thai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Vietnam
Three members of a family are all smiles when joining the event
The majority of blood donors are young people
The majority of blood donors are young people
The majority of blood donors are young people
The majority of blood donors are young people
Ngo Hung Phuong (3rd R) poses for a photo with staff of the HCMC Blood Donation Center and Red Cross Society of Nguyen Thai Binh Ward. Ngo Hung Phuong has actively joined the annual Saigon Times blood drive over the years.
Participants hold up their blood donation certificates
Participants hold up their blood donation certificates
An employee of the online food delivery startup BAEMIN attends the Blood Donation Day
Vojtech Zehnalek (L), CEO of InCorp Vietnam, gives blood during the event

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