Khanh Nhi is the first Vietnamese teenager to be recruited by the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS), one of the world’s leading financial firms, and her biggest dream is to advance her career in Vietnam when the bank opens a branch in the homeland.
The Chu Ru ethnic minority group, also called Cho Ru and Chu, has a population of more than 10,000. Chu Ru ethnic minority people mainly live in Don Duong district in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, and the rest in the south-central province of Binh Thuan. The Chu Ru language belongs to the Malayo-Polynesian group.
Up to June 10th, all 12 districts, cities and Women’s Police Units in Hai Duong Province successfully organized the competition “being a good local WU president” with the involvement of 265 of WU’s presidents from communes, districts, towns and Women’s Police Units.
Implementing the plan of prostitution prevention in 2009 and thanks to the Vietnam Women’s Union’s support, from 25 to 26 May 2009, Thai Binh Provincial Women’s Union organized a training on communication skills of prostitution prevention for 60 cadres from the Provincial Women’s Union, 8 districts, cities and other 40 focal points on social evil.
The project for “Strengthening the Central Women’s Cadres Training School towards establishing Women’s Institute of the Vietnam Women’s Union” organized ‘Training and experience sharing workshop on promoting women entreupreunership’ in Hai Phong from 26 – 28 May, 2009.
The UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) approved a new funding of US$30 million from 2009 to 2012 to support the Government of Vietnam in its efforts to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS on June 5.
Since August 2008 when the new product for supporting families known as Mutual Assistance Fund was first launched, TYM Fund has distributed more than VND 400 million to over 300 household members involved in the project
Seventy-three-year-old Nguyen Thi Mai (not her real name) smiles to hide her deep sadness. "What can I do?" the 73-year-old woman replies to a question about whether her meagre income is enough to feed her HIV-positive son.