• WOMEN LEADERS' NETWORK MEETING Chiang Mai, Thailand July 30 - August 3, 2003

    We, the Women Leaders' Network WLN) from APEC economies came together for the eighth time in Chiang Mai, Thailand on July 30 - August 3, 2003, to reaffirm our commitment to strengthening and deepening the partrlerships within WLN and wlth all APEC fora.
  • APEC WOMEN LEADERS NETWORK MEETING 2002 Acapulco, Mexico August 20-22, 2002

    we, the Women Leaders Network from the APEC Economies came together for the seventh time in Acapulco, Mexico from August 20th to 22nd, 2002, to reaffirm our commitment and our efforts to contribute to the economic development, cooperation and prosperity of the APEC region, and to strategize to meet challenges in the new century.
  • Women leaders’ Network Meeting Beijing, China August 22-24,2001

    We, the Women Leaders’ Network, from APEC economies came together for the sixth time in Beijing, China on August 22-24, 2001, to reaffirm our commitment and our efforts to contribute to the economic development, cooperation and prosperity of the APEC region, and to strategize to meet challenges in the new century.
  • Women Leaders’ Network Meeting WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND JUNE 20-23, 1999

    The 1999 WLN Meeting contributed to the drafting of policy recommendations for presentation to APEC Trade Ministers. This was the first time the WLN recommendations were made directly to APEC Ministers for Trade.
  • Women Leaders’ Network Meeting BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, BRUNEI DARUSSALAM JUNE 17-20, 2000

    The WLN 2000 Declaration and Recommendations, recalls the "1996 Manila WLN Call to Action; WLN Declarations of 1997 Ottawa-Hull; 1998 Kuala Lumpur and 1999 Wellington; and Recommendations from the Ministerial Meeting on Women in Economic Development and Cooperation in Manila in 1998.
  • Women Leaders’ Network Meeting KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA SEPTEMBER 1-2, 1998

    The 1998 WLN Meeting Declaration and Recommendations reaffirms the "commitment to work together [with APEC] in partnership to meet current challenges, as well as challenges in the new millennium to contribute towards achieving sustainability in our regional economic recovery, prosperity and development" (WLN 1 998).
  • The APEC 11th Women Leaders network Meeting in Hanoi from 19th to 22nd, September 2006.

    With the theme “Towards a Dynamic Community – for Sustainable Development and Prosperity” in the year APEC 2006, it is estimated 100 events will be organized in Vietnam, of which The APEC 11th Women Leaders’ network Meeting will be hosted by Vietnam Women Union at the International Conference Center – Hanoi, from September 19 to 22, 2006.
  • EC anti-dumping taxes affect Vietnamese women footwear workers

    The European Commission (EC)’s decision to slap primary anti-dumping duties of 4.2 percent on leather shoes imported from Vietnam has affected half a million leather shoe workers (most of whom being women) and a high number of workers involved in supporting sectors.

  • Invitation letter

    From: Ha Thi Khiet
  • Alex Hopes to Become the American Ambassador to Vietnam

    With a great passion for Vietnam, Madam Kathleen Huff gave up her position as Head of the Psychology Department at Arkansas University, America in 1998. Instead she took up work at World Concern, a non-government organization in Seatle (America), who needed an expert for their job-generation project for disabled youths in Da Nang, Quang Nam and Hai Duong, Vietnam.
  • Verses of the Historical May

    “As if Uncle Ho was here on the Victory Day” – the exciting rhythms of this song often remind me of the wonderful moments right after the liberation of the South on 30th April 1975.

  • Viet Nam, Cambodia Aim to End People Trafficking

    A meeting on anti - trafficking was jointly held by the Ministry of Public Security and the Cambodian Ministry of the Internal Affairs at Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Classes for Laotians Organized in Vietnam

    As relations between Lao and Vietnam grow, Laotian learners have spent time in Vietnam during the rice harvest period to observe the speed at which rice plants grow each day.

  • Embroidered Picture - Another Story of Uncle Ho

    The embroidery picture was a present of Uncle Ho to the late US colonel Stephen L.Nordlinger 60 years ago. It has been kept by his family, up to three generations, as a precious thing in the living room.

  • Women Leaders’ Network Meeting

    Manila, Philipines
    October 2-4, 1996

  • Women Leaders’ Network Meeting: Ottawa - Hull, Canada - September 13-16, 1997

    In the Declaration and Recommendations of the Women Leaders' Network at its second meeting in 1997, the WLN reaffirmed the 1996 Manila Call to Action, promoted its continued and consistent implementation throughout APEC processes and structures, and reemphasized the vital contribution of women to APEC economies.
  • A memory of Vera Vaxilieva, a scholar on Vietnamese study

    From 1925 to 1939, there were around 60 Vietnamese students who studied at the Communist Synthetic University, rendering for oriental laborers (KUTV), Institute for Peoples and Colonies belonging to KUTV (NIINKP) and Lenin International School.
  • Korean public opinion: “Please forgive”

    After the Chosun Daily made public the articles about Vietnamese brides on April 21 that led to reactions by Vietnamese readers, many Korean newspapers reported on a demonstration of a group of Korean citizens and Vietnamese people in front of the office of the Chosun Daily, and Vietnamese public opinion about the articles
  • Ministry of Justice to work with Korean Embassy

    On the sideline of the 39th session of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly, Minister of Justice Uong Chu Luu talked with the press about the Chosun Daily case, from the legal aspect related to marriage with foreigners.
  • Joint-efforts in Seeking Best Solutions for Vietnamese Women Married to Korean Men


    This was the affirmation made at the meeting between Mme. Ha Thi Khiet, President of Vietnam Women's Union (VWU), and Mr. Kim Euki, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Vietnam, on May 4, 2006 at the VWU's central office regarding the article "Vietnamese Young Women Coming to Korea – A Land of Hopes" posted by the Chosun Daily Newspaper on April 21, 2006.