• 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.
  • Korean diplomat apologizes for paper disgracing Vietnamese women

    A Republic of Korean diplomat has just apologized to Vietnamese women after protests at home slammed a local newspaper as “cold and insensitive” in portraying the women as merely dying to marry a Korean man.
  • EU relations crucial to Vietnam: PM

    The European Union is a crucial partner, Prime Minister Phan Van Khai said after he received the visiting Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy, Benita Ferrero-Waldner, in Hanoi on April 21.
  • Help stop trade in women and children, Vietnam labor unions told

    Labor unions should help women get jobs, a Vietnamese labor official said at a conference in Hanoi Tuesday on the role of the unions in preventing trafficking of women and children.
  • Han Myung-sook approved as ROK's 1st female PM

    The Republic of Korea (ROK) National Assembly approved the nomination of Han Myung-sook as the country's first female prime minister on Wednesday afternoon.
  • International women world fair 2006

    Welcome 11th APEC Women Leader’s Network Meeting in Hanoi