• Norway to help out female MPs

    Norway has committed two-thirds of a 90,000 USD project that aims to increase the number of National Assembly female delegates to 30 percent by the next term from the current 27.3 percent.
  • Female artist’s paintings on display

    A painting exhibition of female painters’ club of the Vietnam Fine Arts Association opened on December 1 in Hanoi.
  • Vietnamese arts and crafts honoured at ASEAN Festival

    The first ASEAN Arts and Crafts Festival ended in Thailand on December 3 with the participation of hundreds of artisans and businesspeople from the 10 member countries. Once again, the traditional Vietnamese dress and skilful handicrafts have made a good impression on visitors.
  • Free Healthcare Services for People of Merit

    The ministries of Health, Finance and Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs recently issued a circular on healthcare policy to people who rendered services to the country.

  • Awarding the Medal “For the Cause of Women’s Emancipation ” to the family of Mr. Tran Dinh Hue, a Vietnamese resident in Switzerland

    During a working visit to Switzerland, Vice –President Nguyen Phuong Minh, on behalf of the VWU’s leadership, awarded the Medal “For the Cause of Women’s Emancipation” to the family of Mr. Tran Dinh Hue and Mrs. Vu Thi Loc – Vietnamese residents in Switzerland. The ceremony took place at the head office of the Vietnamese Mission in Geneva to acknowledge and express high appreciation to Mr.Loc family’s contribution to the poor women in Viet Nam and the Vietnam Women’s Union as well. .
  • Devoted teachers

    I met teacher Tran Thi Thiep, vice dean of the special education faculty (for hearing, visual and brain - impaired children) of the Hanoi Teachers' Training College after she had taken her students to Ha Tay province's disabled children nursing centre.
  • A Woman Who Lights Up the Darkness

    One of this year’s Young Citizens of Ho Chi Minh City is a blind computer teacher named Phan Thuy Phuong. There was a time when the thought of even touching a computer would have been beyond her wildest dreams, let alone using one, but that was then.

  • APEC 2006: 50 students attend “Voice of the future”

    The forum for APEC students called “Voice of the future” began on November 13. Around 50 students from APEC economies met for the first time at Hanoi University.
  • Vietnam teachers attends Microsoft’s global forum

    Two top Vietnamese teachers and 100 international counterparts are attending a Microsoft-initiated forum on cutting-edge educational technology in Philadelphia.
  • Ho Chi Minh City Honors Best Students

    Ho Chi Minh City’s top 40 students of the year gathered at the Reunification Palace on Tuesday to receive due recognition and other rewards for their academic prowess.