• Vietnamese women’s football leads the Southeastern Asia

    There has been little change in the FIFA women’s football rankings in the first quarter this year. The Vietnamese team still leads the Southeastern Asian region and is No. 32 in the world with 1638 points.
  • Women carry Asian Games medal hopes

    Vietnamese athletes will be competing in the Asian Games for only the second time when the biggest sporting event of the region kicks off in China this November.
  • Women's tourney kicks off next week

    The National Women's Football Championship will kick off next Monday in the northern province of Ha Nam.
  • Vietnamese Women’s Chess ranks 22nd in the world

    Vietnam is placed 22nd in the world women’s chess rankings with international Grand Masters and six masters and an average Elo rating of 2251, according to the World Chess Federation (FIDE).

  • VN women’s football team 32nd in world rankings

    The International Football Federation (FIFA) has announced that the Vietnamese national women’s football team ranks 32nd in the world table.
  • Women football team wins international

    The Vietnam women’s football team won the International Women’s Football Tournament TKV after beating Thailand 2-0 at Cua Ong Stadium in the northern province of Quang Ninh.

  • Vietnam wins Int’l Women’s Football TKV 2009 championship

    VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam women’s football team defeated Thailand with a score of 2-0 to win the championship title in the International Women’s Football Tournament TKV 2009 in Cua Ong stadium in the northern province of Quang Ninh on October 23.

  • Karate team snags silver, bronze

    Viet Nam's Karate team won three silvers and two bronzes at the ninth Asian Karate Championship at Foshan City in Guangdong province in China.
  • Queen of Speed sets new record at National Athletics Championship

    After nearly one year of rest because of injuries, runner Vu Thi Huong on September 16 returned impressively, setting a national record in the women’s 100m race at the National Track and Field Championship 2009.
  • Vietnam win VTV Volleyball Cup

    Vietnam defeated Ucraine’s Technokom 3-0 (25-23, 27-25, 25-23) in a very thrilling final at the International Women’s Tournament-VTV Cup, winning the VTV Cup at the Buon Me Thuot Gymnasium on August 22.
  • Investing in young people is an investment in a sustainable future

    “It is often said that young people are our future. They are our present, too. It is today, and not tomorrow, that we must invest in young people and include them in solving the great challenges of our times,” Ms. Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, UNFPA Executive Director wrote in a message on the International Youth Day (August 12).
  • U16 women’s football team trains for regional champs

    Twenty-six women players will be called in on August 23 to prepare for the 2009 Southeast Asian U16 Women Football Championship.
  • Vietnamese beauty chosen as ambassador to 3rd Asian Indoor Games

    The organizers of the third Asian Indoor Games have selected Duong Truong Thien Ly, the favourite candidate at the 2008 Miss World contest, as an ambassador to the games.
  • Ngan snatches World Games gold

    Karakas Nguyen Hoang Ngan clinched gold in the women’s kata (performance) event at the World Games in Kaoshiung City, Taiwan yesterday, July 26.
  • VN team qualifies for finals

    The Vietnamese women’s football team qualified for the final round of the 2010 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup after thrashing Hong Kong 7-0 in the final group game yesterday.
  • Truong Thanh Hang wins three silvers at Asian Grand Prix 2009

    Vietnam's Truong Thanh Hang bagged one more silver in the women's 800m race at the third round of the Asian Grand Prix 2009, held in Hong on May 30.
  • Viet Nam duo shines at aerobics World Cup

    Don’t try this at home: The SEA Games champion, duo Tran Thi Thu Ha, and Nguyen Ba Dong took gold for Viet Nam at the Sport Aerobics Suzuki World Cup Team in Tokyo
  • Vietnam to host 2009 AFC U14 Women Football Festival

    VietNamNet Bridge - 8 members of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) including Australia, China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and the home country Vietnam will take part in the Festival from June 17-30.

  • Bui Thi Nhung wins a gold at Asian All Stars Athletic Competition

    Nhan Dan - High jumper Bui Thi Nhung won the gold in the women’s 1.88m high jump event at the second Asian All Stars Athletic Competition opened in Bhopal, India, on September 18.
  • 22 athletes to compete at Beijing Olympics

    As many as 22 Vietnamese athletes have qualified to compete at the Beijing Olympics which will take place from 8 to 24 August
  • Female runner Truong Thanh Hang claims third gold at Asian Grand Prix

    Vietnam’s Truong Thanh Hang won three consecutive gold medals in the women’s 1,500m, and her third gold medal was won in the last leg of the Asian Athletics Association Grand Prix in Hanoi on June 30.
  • Hanoi lead in first stage

    Securing an impressive 4-1 win over Thai Nguyen on June 30, Hanoi have taken the top place in the first leg of the National Women's Football Championship with 10 points.
  • Tram wins bronze for VN at Asian champs

    Tran Thi Ngoc Tram was the only Vietnamese to take home a medal at the Asian Taekwondo Championships in Zheng Zhou, China, on Sunday, winning bronze in the women’s over-72kg category.
  • Viet Nam advances to ASEAN women’s soccer semi-finals

    Viet Nam trounced Malaysia 9-0 in the second match of Group A on Sept. 9, booking an early berth in the semi-finals of the third ASEAN Women’s Football Championships being held in Myanmar.
  • Viet Nam checkmates women’s champs

    Vietnamese chess masters got off to a good start at the Asian Women’s Individual Chess Championships when they nearly all clinched opening wins in Tehran yesterday.
  • Global Vietnamese Pageant 2007 starts

    VietNamNet Bridge - The 2007 Global Vietnamese Pageant will take place at the Vinpearl Resort in Khanh Hoa Province’s coastal city of Nha Trang from August 22 to September 2, according to the organizing board at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on August 20.
  • Women basket ballers squeeze past Singapore

    Ha Noi (VNA) – Viet Nam beat Singapore 74-71 in their fourth match at the Asian Women’s Backet-ball Championship on June 6. The Vietnamese women took the game to the Singaporean team from the outset, eventually taking the first set 21-20. But, Singapore came back strongly, winning the next two sets 16-14 and 21-20.
  • Vietnamese Women’s Jewellery

    Nearly 1,000 unique pieces of Vietnamese women’s jewellery were displayed at the Vietnam Women’s Museum, highlighting the variation of jewellery over the historical periods, the skills of artisans as well as the delicate aesthetics of Vietnamese women.
  • Big-name fashions flock to Vietnam

    VietNamNet Bridge – In the past several months, everyone who passes the HCM City Theatre has been impressed by a wall with the image of a young girl with curly hair and seductive smile ‘showing’ her Louis Vuitton bag
  • Young artist Quynh Giang’s woodcuts on display

    Nhan Dan Online- With a simple title ‘Giang’, the name of the artist herself, Tran Quynh Giang is introducing her latest 26 woodcut sets at the L’Espace France Culture Centre.

  • Female rider wins gold at Malaysia

    Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen from southern Binh Duong province won a cross-country race at the Malaysia Terrain Cycling Open Tournament on May 1.
  • Viet Nam to host Asian women's volleyball championships

    The 2007 Asian Women's Volleyball Club Championships will be held in Viet Nam in June.

  • National women face tough road to hoe

    The national women's football team is hard at work in training camp in order to finalise their line up and rectify some of the problems that plagued them during their disappointing Asian Games performance.

  • Exhibition on the art of display for HIV/AIDS-infected and detoxified women

    Late 15 Dec. 2006, in Hanoi, Vietnam Women’s Museum in cooperation with the Netherlands-Vietnam Medical Committee opened the Exhibition on the art of display for women in Hoa Huong Duong (Sunflower) Group who are infected with HIV/AIDS and women in Hoa Xuong Rong Group (Cactus flower) in Thai Nguyen and Hanoi. This exhibition is directed by the 2 artists from the Netherlands: Iris Honderdos and Arnon Peeters.
  • Family of the late Japanese painter, Chihiro Iwasaki, visited and offered painting to Vietnam Women’s Union

    On 22th Dec, family of the late Japanese artist Chihiro Azumino visited and respectfully offered the Vietnam Women’s Union the painting “Our mother is not at home” (Me vang nha).

  • Young pole vaulter to launch into SEA

    The pole vaulting hopes of the nation will be placed squarely on the shoulders of Tran Thi Lan, at this years 24th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Bangkok, Thailand.

  • McQueen rockers to rouse Vietnam

    The rock queens of the McQueen music group will bring down Military Zone 7’s stadium in Ho Chi Minh City and rock Vietnamese rock fans with their performances on the musical night called U-Nite 07.
  • Young talent Ha sponsored in preparations for Olympic Games

    Young talented player Ngo Viet Ha was reported to be sponsored with US$7,500 to join a training course in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games.

  • Mourning for Nightingale of Cai Luong

    Cai Luong (southern folk opera) Diva, Mrs. Nam Can Tho, passed away on January 24th in Ho Chi Minh City. She was 91 years old.

  • Dep Fair to honour women on their day

    Dep Fair 2007, an exhibition of cosmetics and fashion, will be held for the eighth time at the Hanoi Friendship Cultural Palace from March 7-11 with the theme “Honouring Beauty”.

  • Scientific Seminar on “Women and Museum with Sustainable Cultural Development”

    On 8th January 2007, in Hanoi, Vietnam Women’s Museum (VWM) and Asian – Pacific Study Commission cultural diversity in human development held the Seminar on “Women and Museum with sustainable cultural development”.

  • Karatedo: Hoang Ngan wins Paris Open contest

    Vietnamese karateist Nguyen Hoang Ngan won a gold medal in women’s kata event of the Paris Open contest on January 20 and 21, reported the Sports Daily.

  • VN Chess Players Take all 3 Tickets to World C’ships

    Following Le Quang Liem, Le Thanh Tu and Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son of Viet Nam on Thursday obtained two other berths for the World Chess Championships in Mexico in September this year.
  • Portraitists in Ha Noi’s Night Markets

    In the night markets in Hang Ngang and Hang Dao Streets and in Dong Xuan Market, many students and elderly are wrapped up in drawing portraits of wayfers and foreign visitors. Standing in a group or sitting in a private corner with some pencils and paper, they earn good money with their talent. A portrait costs VND30-50,000.

  • Vietnam wins silver at International Circus Festival

    Circus artist Nguyen Hong Hanh from the Vietnam Circus Federation has recently won the silver prize for her performance of balancing with a sword on the string at the first Valencia International Circus Festival.

  • Fond memories of a second home in Hanoi: Romanian diplomat

    Romanian diplomat Carmen Costea expresses her deep love of Hanoi after a four-year stay, recalling memories of its beauty, culture and people just as she leaves for an assignment back home.
  • Vietnamese students in UK to hold fundraiser music show


    The Association of Vietnamese Students in the UK (SVUK) is set to organize a music bash with the participation of sizzling Vietnam acappella group AC&M on March 2 to raise funds for the needy.

  • Luu Thi Thanh voted Athlete of the Year 2006

    Sepak takraw player Luu Thi Thanh, who won two gold medal and one silver medal at the 15th Asian Games was voted as the Vietnamese Athlete of the Year in 2006 with a total of 1,378 points. Her coach Ha Tung Lap was the Coach of the Year in 2006. No footballers were in the top ten athletes in 2006, reported Vnexpress.

  • Duong Thi My Linh Wins Miss Photo Viet Nam 2006

    Duong Thi My Linh, 22, a model of PL Fashion Company, won Miss Photo Viet Nam 2006 and another minor title for the beauty contestant who received the most votes from the public.
  • Lena And “Made in Viet Nam”

    Lena Hermann, a 25-year-old German student, has just inaugurated a photo exhibition of the Vietnamese people and their country titled “Made in Viet Nam” in the University of Berlin, Germany.

  • Japanese quartet to bring music shows to orphans and disabled children

    A quartet from Japan, the Midori Goto, will make a performance tour of localities across Vietnam from December 22-30.


  • Lotus Painting Exhibition Opens

    The painting exhibition “Bobbing with Lotus” has been organized to celebrate artist Nguyen Thi Tam’s 70th birthday and mark her 50-year career of painting at the Ho Chi Minh City’s Exhibition House 92, Le Thanh Ton Street, District 1, from December 22 to January 1st.

  • Ethnic minorities come alive during Hanoi photo exhibit

    Visitors to the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology will be able to learn more about the daily lives of the Pa Then ethnic minority people in a new photo exhibition. Entitled The Voice of Pa Then, the exhibition features 80 photographs taken by Frenchman Sebastien Laval in March 2005 and October 2006.



  • Vietnamese fashion introduced on Italy TV

    Italy Television RAI has invited Vietnamese’s top designer Minh Hanh as a guest to join a TV show named Alle Felde Del Kilimangiaro produced on December 18 and broadcast during Christmas Eve 2006.


  • Pham Thanh Hang Wins Top Modeling Award

    Pham Thanh Hang picked up the Vietnam Cup and VND50 million in cash at the awards ceremony for the Vietnam Model Awards 2006 on Dec 16.

  • Three homegrown designers to inspire Charming Vietnam

    A top Vietnamese designer and two young colleagues will dress up a bevy of beauties for Thanh Nien’s annual fashion and music bash scheduled for Dec. 30-31.

  • Film on Agent Orange in Vietnam screened in Cuba

    A documentary on the war in Vietnam entitled ‘Chat Doc Da Cam’ (Agent Orange) produced by Japanese Masako Sakata is now on screen at the 28th Latin America New Film International Film Festival in La Habana, Cuba.
  • ASEAN students' games kicks off in Hanoi

    More than 4,000 students from universities in Hanoi gave a special art and sport performance at the opening ceremony of the 13th ASEAN University Games (AUG 13) at Hang Day Stadium on the evening of December 16.

  • Wartime memories go on display

    About 300 personal files and thousands of mementoes from soldier who fought on southern battlefields are now being showcased at the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi.

  • ASIAD sepak takraw - Duo star for third gold

    Vietnamese duo Luu Thi Thanh and Nguyen Hai Thao stared to beat Myanmar opponents 2-0 in the women’s double gold medal match, winning the third gold medal for Vietnam at the 15th Asian Games in Doha, Qatar.
  • Australian girl to have Vietnamese traditional art show

    After studying two types of Vietnamese traditional theatre, Tuong (Classical Drama) and Cheo (Popular Opera), Eleanor Clapham is getting ready to hold her first official show at the Hanoi Opera House on December 22.

  • Female artist uses soot to shed light on urban change

    By Susan Ransdell

    Artist Yuk King Tan doesn’t view fire as a cheap aes-thetic device but as a tool that can express the ineffable.
  • Nguyet Anh wins second gold medal for Vietnam

    Vu Thi Nguyet Anh has partly eased the drought for gold medals of the Vietnamese sports delegation at the 15th Asian Games as she won the second gold medal after a 6-1 overwhelming victory over Malaysian Vasantha Marial Anthony in the final, which ended minutes ago.
  • Painter Vu Giang Huong: being a painter is happiness

    Painter Vu Giang Huong has recently made debut a book entitled her name. The book which introduces 44 gouache paintings, 31 oil paintings, 8 woodprints and 43 silk paintings, records the tireless art life of painting of this female painter.


  • Women shooters on target at Asian Games

    Dang Hong Ha took the bronze in the 10m moving target event at the Doha Asian Games yesterday, which helped the women's shooting team to a silver medal.

  • ASIAD sepak takraw: Women’s team excel to win first gold medal

    The Vietnamese women’s sepak takraw team broke a jinx, winning their first gold medal, after coming short up at the 2002 Busan Games, the 2005 world championship and the 2005 Southeast Asian Games, as they beat their bitter rivals, Thailand, 2-1 in an epic final of the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, just hours earlier.

  • Disabled Athletes Earn better-than-expected Results in Regional Games

    Vietnamese disabled sportspeople have bagged seven golds, 20 silvers and 22 bronzes from the ongoing Far East and South Pacific Games for the Disabled (FESPIC Games) in Malaysia.

  • Football femmes move up four

    The women's football team increased their ranking from 35th to 31st in the World Football Governing Body (FIFA)'s monthly table.
  • Vietnamese female bags third prize at regional Chinese chess champs

    Ngo Lan Phuong has won a third prize for Vietnam in the women's individual event of the 14th Asian Chinese Chess Championships, which ended in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on November 7.

  • Special water puppet performance for APEC leaders’ ladies

    Fifteen wives of APEC leaders will watch water puppetry on November 19 at the Thang Long Water Puppetry Theatre.
  • Vietnamese Soul in APEC Attire

    Fashion designer Minh Hanh and her employees at the Vietnam Fashion Design Institute (Fadin) in Ho Chi Minh City took more than eight months to make the 21 traditional ao dai costumes and turbans (khan dong) that the APEC leaders will wear for a short time at the closing ceremony of the APEC economic leaders’ meeting on Sunday.
  • HCMC firm sponsors women’s cycling team

    Saigon Pesticides Company is set to sign a sponsorship deal with Ho Chi Minh City’s cycling federation Saturday to support the local women’s cycling team.
  • A music album in Korean by Vietnamese pop star

    Vietnamese pop singer My Tam left on Oct. 9 for the Republic of Korea to begin her next music project, which could help her become an international singer.
  • Ancient Jewelry on Display in HCM City

    An exhibition of women’s jewelry from ancient times opened on Oct. 12 at the Southern Women’s Museum in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • French Maestros to Perform in Ho Chi Minh City

    French conductor Olivier Grangean and violinist Maryvonne Le Dizeswill shared the stage with the HCM City Symphony Orchestra in a concert performance on Oct. 9 as part of a cultural cooperation program between France and Viet Nam.