• Why gender and health?

    The distinct roles and behaviors of men and women in a given culture, dictated by that culture's gender norms and values, give rise to gender differences. Not all such differences between men and women imply inequity - for example, the fact that in many western societies, men generally wear trousers while women often wear skirts and dresses is a gender difference which does not, in itself, favor either group.
  • Vietnam beauty in top 15 at Miss Supranational

    Miss Supranational Vietnam Chung Thuc Quyen finished in the top half of the first-ever Miss Supranational pageant held in Plock, Poland, on September 5.
  • Choral work recognised as Vietnam record

    A 100-minute choral work titled “Luc Van Tien” went on stage on September 8 in HCM City and it was immediately recognised as the longest such musical work in Vietnam.
  • Children with disabilities find outlet in drama

    Tran Thi Nue could not help crying when she saw her hearing-impaired daughter on the stage, smiling as she played her role in a pantomime with her friends.
  • Diverse cultural activities for mid-Autumn festival in Hanoi ancient quarter

    The mid-Autumn festival in Hanoi ancient quarter will open at 7:30 pm on September 19th (the 1st day of the 8th lunar month) near Dong Xuan market.
  • Singer Ho Ngoc Ha to strut stuff at Asia song fest

    Vietnamese model cum singer Ho Ngoc Ha will be the sole Vietnamese representative attending the Asia Song Festival in Seoul, South Korea.
  • Children to enjoy free performances during Mid Autumn Festival

    A performance for children, especially those living in difficult conditions, will be held in Hanoi on October 1 to ease their pain and lift their spirits.
  • Toy museum to help protect heritage

    VietNamNet Bridge - With a dearth of traditional toys for children Nguyen Thi Huong, director of the Centre for Research and Support for Vietnamese Children (Cenforchil), says they play with imported alternatives. Huong and her staff at Cenforchil plan to establish Viet Nam’s first toy museum by early 2012 in Ha Noi.
  • Exhibition focuses on Uncle Ho testament and Viet Nam films

    HA NOI — An art exhibit to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the implementation of President Ho Chi Minh’s testament opened in Ha Noi yesterday.

  • New measures to prevent child injuries debated

    Effective measures to reduce injuries to children were put forward at a symposium in northern mountainous Dien Bien province, which came to a close on Aug. 28.