• Oversea Vietnamese receives US Presidential Award

    Vicky Thao D. Nguyen is among 100 prominent people who received US President Barack Obama’s Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in 2009.
  • An Overseas Vietnamese doctor devoted to charitable work

    Bui Kim Hai, a popular Overseas Vietnamese family doctor in Belgium, has been actively involved in charity work to help her motherland and has served as a link between the two countries.
  • Vietnamese American girl collects shoes for orphans

    A Vietnamese American girl, Paulina Nguyen from Santa Catalina in California, US, has created her own charity fund by collecting shoes for Vietnamese orphans, according to the Monterey County Herald newspaper.

  • First Vietnamese girl receives US Berklee College of Music scholarship

    Than Trong Uyen Phuong, 23 years old, who won 7 gold medals at piano and organ contests organized by Yamaha, Casino, Kawai in Vietnam, has become the first Vietnamese student achieving a scholarship of the Piano Performance Department, Berklee College of Music in Boston, US.

  • An individual help to Vietnamese students in France

    Le Ngoc Huong, otherwise known as “Aunt Bay”, says she will continue to support overseas Vietnamese students as long as she can.
  • Latest statistical analysis of women’s political, health, educational, cultural and social status in Iran

    1. Women’s population in 2006 has been estimated above 34.600.000, which constitutes around 49% of the total population of the country. Women’s average population growth has been 1.52 in the last decade. More than 50% of women’s population in 2006 was under 25.
  • Overseas Vietnamese in Europe wish to have their own organization

    On the occasion of a visit to some partner organizations of Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) in Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium, in June. 2008, Vice President of VWU - Nguyen Thi Kim Thuy, as helped by the Vietnamese embassy in respective countries had cordial meetings with a number of overseas Vietnamese women who are residing, working and studying here.
  • Vietnamese carer wins Taiwanese literary award

    Vi Thi Tuyet, a 39-year-old care assistant, has won a Taiwanese writing competition for immigrants.
  • Painter Van Duong Thanh – Ambassador of Vietnamese Culture

    Painter Van Duong Thanh – Ambassador of Vietnamese Culture
    Through 20 years of living far from the homeland, the nostalgia always wells up in the heart of painter Van Duong Thanh. In recent years, she has returned to Vietnam many times to establish painting studios and hold exhibitions.
  • Women of “Vietnam Glory”

    Fifty-five overseas Vietnamese have won the title “Vietnam Glory” in the past three years; this year, for the first time, four women were honoured
  • Ha Giang’s king orange revived by a woman

    In spite of no representative substances added, Ha Giang’s thick-peeled oranges can possibly be kept fresh for 30 days. This is thanks to Ms Praphin Sirisawat Lan, an overseas Vietnamese in ThaiLand.

  • Blind girl receives Master’s of Literature in US

    VietNamNet Bridge – Though born blind, Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, 28, from Son Tay Town, Ha Tay Province, with her exceptional will graduated with a Master’s of Literature from the University of Arizona, the US
  • Self Discovery with Home Return

    Tracey Nguyen, 30, a senior consultant on business strategy for IBM, has been invited by the United States State Department to speak in a program called “Speakers” in Viet Nam aimed at enhancing understanding between the two countries, which will run from April 2-6. The Vietnamese American hopes she relay her inspiration and experience to the businesswomen in Viet Nam.
  • Painting contest about Vietnam for Hungarian children launched

    A painting competition for Hungarian children has been launched as part of activities held by the Vietnam Women Association in Hungary to further promote Vietnam and the Vietnamese community for Hungarian people who have little information about the country’s current development.

  • US songstress jazzes up Vietnam on second national tour

    American singer Denise Mininfield's second tour of Vietnam will take her to the country's four largest cities beginning tomorrow, according to the US Consulate in HCM City.

  • Marriage between Vietnamese women and Korean men - A close connection and coordination between Vietnam and Republic of Korea should be established

    To establish a hotline for marriages between Vietnamese women and Korean men was agreed to submit to Governments of Vietnam and Republic of Korea by Mrs. Kang Kim Sil, Korean Ambassador of Gender, Korean Former Minister of Justice and Mrs. Ha Thi Khiet, Member of the Party’s Central Committee, President of the Vietnam Women's Union and Chairwoman of the Vietnam National Committee for the Advancement of Women at a working session on Jan 8th, 2007 in the working visit of Mrs. Kang in Vietnam.

  • Viet-Aussie pianist to play in Ho Chi Minh City

    Nineteen-year-old Vietnamese Australian pianist Nguyen Van Anh will perform at the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music this Friday.

  • Traditional Tet festival to embrace overseas Vietnamese

    President Tran Duc Luong will deliver the welcome address at the traditional Tet festival with overseas Vietnamese dubbed “Spring in the Motherland” at the National Convention Centre on February 9. The festival is expected to attract the participation of around 1,000 overseas Vietnamese.
  • Overseas Vietnamese Girl Seeks Her Roots

    What is special in a welcome-home gathering for Professor and Pharmacist Luu Trong Ho is the appearance of his youngest daughter, 27-year-old Luu Trong Xuan An, who was born in Canada and has been assistant for four years to a high-ranking politician in the Canadian Parliament.

  • Vietnamese language is modern and subtle enough for great works of literature

    Writer Thuan, who is currently living in France and last year won the Vietnamese Writers' Association Award, sat down for an interview about her latest novel, T. Missing.