• The first Vietnam ‘Ao dai’ Association Congress

    In the afternoon of June 12, the first Vietnam ‘Ao dai’ Association Congress took place with the participation of more than 230 women representatives of Thua Thien Hue province and Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Deputy PM Trong visits HIV/AIDS children

    Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong visited and presented gifts to children with HIV/AIDS at the Labour Education Centre Number 2 in Ba Vi district, Hanoi, on May 29.

  • Vietnam’s fertility rate remains steady and below replacement level: UNFPA

    The Total Fertility Rate (TFR) continued to fall below the replacement level and reached 2.08 children per woman, said the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the Vietnam 2008 Population Booklet published recently.

  • UN funds 4.5 million USD project on gender equality

    A workshop held in Hanoi on May 27, on ways of working with the UN in the future to advance gender equality for the 2009-11 period.

  • Vietnam calls for greater efforts to protect children in armed conflicts

    A Vietnamese representative to the United Nations Security Council has called on the United Nations and the international community to do more for children caught in armed conflicts.
  • Project gives children a fighting chance

    Childcare advice is being given to poor parents in remote areas in 13 provinces under a project launched by the Ministry of Education and Training and the Viet Nam Women’s Union.
  • Hope for elderly victims of HIV

    Cam Giang spends time with a special club in Vinh Tuy Ward, where old folks infected with HIV get a new lease on life through vocational training and activities such as baloon folding.
  • Bright young stars rejuvenate old art

    "Everything that I am is due to the love of my fans," said cai luong (refomed opera) performer Thanh Ngan after winning the award for Favourite TV Cai Luong Artist presented by HCM City Television (HTV) last weekend.
  • 1,000 scholarships for poor, disabled children

    The Bao Viet Life Insurance Corp. will present 1,000 scholarships totaling 500 million VND to poor and disabled children, AO victims and children of martyrs and wounded soldiers with outstanding academic performance results this year.

  • The Legend of Truong Son goes on air

    As a documentary and chronicle, “The Legend of Truong Son” is a story about the historical trail told by living witnesses. The film is being broadcasted on the HCM City Television (HTV) as of April.