• Korean cultural center opens in Vietnam capital

    The first-ever Korean Cultural Center in Southeast Asia was opened Saturday in Hanoi in the presence of the Republic of Korea’s First Lady Kown Yang-suk.

  • Silk, embroidered paintings favoured by APEC guests

    The Canadian Prime Minister’s wife bought five silk scarves at the Ha Dong Silk Shop on Hang Gai Street. The Australian Prime Minister’s wife ordered five silk dresses. The Indonesian President’s wife bought embroidered paintings at the XQ Shop as souvenirs.

  • Female entrepreneurs to take advantage of WTO accession

    Vice President Truong My Hoa urged local businesswomen to actively take the advantage of the country's WTO accession and engage in the economic integration process.
  • Ha Noi Ao Dai Week Welcoming APEC 2006

    The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union of Hoan Kiem District in Ha Noi has just launched the Ao dai (Vietnamese traditional costume) week to welcome the APEC 2006 from November 11 to 19, aiming to introduce the elegant beauty of Ha Noi’s young women and the city itself to the international visitors.

  • News Releases

    Issued by the 11th APEC Women Leaders' Network Meeting
    WLN Meeting Concludes with Joint Statement
    Ha Noi, Viet Nam, September 21, 2006
  • State President praises APEC women leaders network meeting

    The 11th APEC Women Leaders Network (WLN) Meeting offers Vietnamese women, especially businesswomen, an opportunity to share and learn from experiences of their partners in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).

  • WLN Meeting makes 11 recommendations to APEC SME Ministers and Leaders

    On Sept 21, the 11th Women’s Leaders’ Network (WLN) three-day meeting concluded in Hanoi. Female delegates released a statement and recommendations with 11 points. The recommendations will be presented to the APEC Small and Medium Enterprises Ministers meeting held in Hanoi on September 28-29.

  • Enhancing Business Competitiveness of Woman Entrepreneurs Discussed at WLN Meeting

    The second day of the 11th APEC Women Leader's Network (WLN) meeting continued in Ha Noi with two plenary sessions focusing on the future direction of the WLN and on enhancing the competitiveness of businesses operated by women.
  • Vietnam actively participates in APEC Women Leaders Network

    Since joining the APEC Women Leaders Network (WLN) in 1998, Vietnam has actively participated in the network's activities, sharing its experiences in raising the role of mass organistation in helping women escape from poverty and build small- and medium-sized enterprises.
  • News photos

    Women Leaders' Meeting Opened by Viet Nam's Prime Minister
    Ha Noi, Viet Nam, September 19, 2006