• Natural calamities cause losses of over US $1.16 billion

    Natural calamities, mainly hails, flash floods, floodings, whirlwinds and especially typhoons Chanchu, Xangsane and Durian, caused a total losses of over VND 18.7 trillion (US $1.168 billion) to Vietnam in 2006, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
  • Ho Chi Minh city WU organizes advanced training on environmental protection and energy saving

    The WU of Ho Chi Minh city in coordination with the Branch Office of Environmental Protection and Energy Saving Center have organized 15 advanced training courses on environmental protection and energy saving for over 1,000 WU staff, local motivators, core members of Women’s Club participating in environmental protection from 24 districts.

  • Yen Bai Women’s Union supervised qualities of food hygiene and safety well

    To echo the Month of Action for food hygiene and safety, Yen Bai Women’s Union actively cooperated with relevant agencies to prevent food poisoning and food transmitted diseases.

  • Ho Chi Minh City Women Union celebrates International Environment Day 5th June

    On 3rd June, at the 30 April Park, the HCM City Women’s Union in cooperation with the Environmental Natural Resources Department organized meeting and walking in celebration of the International Environment Day 5th June which attracted the participation of nearly 6,000 people included 3,000 WU members. This year, the major theme of the International Environment Day in Ho Chi Minh City was “For streets Free from garbage”

  • “Vietnam is in My Heart”

    Once every a few days, Bettina Martin leaves Hanoi for Tam Dao National Park where she participates in the Project of Managing Tam Dao National Park and the Buffer Zone. For her, who lived for nearly five years in the remote forests in Tuyen Quang, the 70km ride from Hanoi to Tam Dao National Park is not a long distance to travel.