• Project raises funds for disabled kids

    With the aim of helping children affected by Agent Orange, project Peace for Kids was launched to raise funds for disabled children at the Thanh Xuan Peace Village in Ha Noi.
  • Girl of Vietnamese origin takes third at 2009 Miss World Canada

    Jasmine Pham, an 18-year-old girl, who has a Vietnamese mother and a father from the Caucasus, on March 21 won 3rd place in the 2009 Miss World Canada beauty contest.

  • Athlete of Vietnamese origin honoured in Canada

    Carol Huynh, a Canadian free wrestler of Vietnamese origin, has been named as the most outstanding female athlete of British Columbia province in 2008.Huynh bagged the first gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympic

  • “Mrs. World Pageant 2009”in Vung Tau Province, Viet Nam

    With the support and permission of the Government, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Performing Arts Department, and the approval of Mrs. World Inc. the “Mrs. World Pageant 2009” will be organized in November 2009 in the beautiful Vung Tau city by the joint effort of Ba Ria - Vung Tau Provincial People's Committee, the Central Vietnam Women's Union and CIAT- Advertising & Trade Fair Join Stock Company.

  • Viet Nam’s human rights report posted on website

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs published on its website the National Report to Review Implementation of Human Rights in Viet Nam.

  • “Don’t Burn” highlights Dang Thuy Tram’s spirit

    “Don’t Burn,” the movie based on the famous diary of Doctor Dang Thuy Tram, was introduced at a press conference in Hanoi on April 8. The movie will come out on April 30.
  • Victims of trafficking helped to return home

    More than 2,500 Vietnamese victims of human trafficking were repatriated safely last year, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).

  • Take Back the Night – A Night to End Violence Against Women

    Take Back the Night is an internationally known march and rally that protest rape and other forms of violence against women. It is organized by different feminist groups. The first march was in March of 1976[1], by women attending the International Tribunal on Crimes against Women. Today, this event is organized in many cities, in many different countries worldwide.
  • A splendid future for Women football

    Woman football is now developing all around the world. We also have World cup for woman football, and it soon becomes an interesting sport event. Although Vietnamese woman football has not really found its own position, our football players have brought us many exciting and interesting moments. With the bronze medal at 19 SEA Games, many people have known Kim Hong, Hien Luong and other female football players in Vietnam.
  • Vietnam takes part in NAM efforts for women advancement

    Promoting the advancement of women and gender equality has always been a fundamental policy of the Vietnamese Government which considers it as an important tool to ensure justice and sustainable development, said Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Le Luong Minh.
  • Vietnam planning to set up overseas marriage brokerage

    Vietnam plans to set up an overseas marriage brokerage to regulate a sector now run by illegal matchmakers accused of humiliating women and fueling abuse.
  • Giving presents for poor children and HIV-infected children on Lunar New Year - the Year of the Bufallo

    On the occasion of the coming Lunar New Year 2009, in January 21st 2009 afternoon, a delegation of representatives of Vietnam Women’s Union (Women’s Aids, Reproductive Health Center), American Doctors of the World (DOW) and Bright Future Group visited and delivered presents to 46 families having HIV infected children in the 3 districts of Gia Lam, Long Bien and Dong Anh of Hanoi.
  • Vietnamese women strive to excel at State and house work

    In each stage of the revolutionary cause, the Vietnam Women's Union has always encouraged Vietnamese women to join campaigns on creative labour, building of happy families and contribution to socio-economic development.
  • Vietnamese opera artist performs in “Magic Flute” in Sweden

    Opera singer Thang Long has been invited to perform in W.A. Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’ at Norrlands Opera Theatre in Umea, Sweden.
  • First youngest female writer honoured with ASEAN Literature Award 2008

    Nguyen Ngoc Tu is Vietnam’s first youngest female writer who has been nominated to receive the ASEAN Literature Award 2008.
  • Promotion of gender equality, family violence laws

    Representatives from 26 northern cities and provinces have attended a training workshop on the Laws on Gender Equality and Family Violence Prevention in northern Bac Giang province on Sept. 23 and 24.

  • Conference discusses prevention of child accidental injury

    Measures to enhance prevention of child accidental injury and implementation of policies for disadvantaged children were high on agenda of a two-day conference that concluded in central Da Nang city on September 18.

  • USA does not carry out treaty and Popular Korea refuses the presence of IAEA

    The Ministry of External Relations from the Democratic Popular Republic of Korea has announced the decision of suspending the activities for dismantlement of nuclear activities in the country.
  • Mong watch news in their native language

    On the evening of the last day of every month, Mong ethnic minorities in the Bac Yen District, Son La Province gather around their television sets to see something they’ve never seen before.
  • Transsexuality banned for people with perfect sex

    The Government on August 5 issued a decree banning transsexuality for people with perfect sex. This is applied to all organizations and individuals at home and abroad.