• Ethnic women fight for gender equality

    In the urban centres of Viet Nam, the battle for gender equality has already been waged; for women in Kien Lao Commune, Bac Giang Province, un-muting the feminine voice is a contemporary revolution.
  • Thuy Duong wins Miss International Image 2007

    Miss Vietnam Pham Thi Thuy Duong has won the Miss International Image 2007 with a record voting of 65%, under the Miss International Beauty Pageant held in Japan from October 1-15
  • Training for Speakers on Gender Equality Law

    A training course for speakers from northern provinces and cities on the Gender Equality Law was held from 20 to 21 August, 2007, at the Center for Women and Development (20 Thuy Khue Street, Tay Ho, Ha Noi).
  • Female writers give literature some ooh la la

    Confucian prudery reigned supreme in Vietnamese classic literature – until Nguyen Du and Ho Xuan Huong came along in the 18th century to spice up the selection.

  • Culture Vulture

    Having lived in Viet Nam for more than 10 years, Ando Seako is enchanted by Vietnamese lacquer art and has devoted her career to creating work in this medium.