• AIPA promotes gender equality

    Increasing female parliamentarians’ role in legislation is an important goal of all nations, which has been included in the working agenda of the ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) for the past years, says a senior Vietnamese legislator.
  • Lan Huong in top 5 at Miss World Model contest

    Vietnam’s representative, Nguyen Ngoc Lan Huong, was chosen as one of the top five beauties in the 2009 Miss World Model in China on November 26.
  • Russia crowned Mrs World 2009

    Seventy-six candidates from countries and territories worldwide took part in the final round and the coronation of Mrs World Pageant 2009 at the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Sport Hall on November 22.
  • Russia crowned Mrs World 2009

    Seventy-six candidates from countries and territories worldwide took part in the final round and the coronation of Mrs World Pageant 2009 at the Ba Ria-Vung Tau Sport Hall on November 22.
  • Gender equality in Vietnam discussed

    ‘The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and the law on gender equality in Vietnam’ was the theme of a seminar held in Hanoi on November 24.
  • Mrs. World 2009 Chairman praises Vietnam

    VietNamNet Bridge – To prepare for the Mrs. World 2009 pageant, Mrs. World Organisation Chairman David Z. Marmel has been in Vietnam since October 28. He recently spoke with the press about the pageant.
  • 75 Mrs. World beauties to “land” in Vietnam

    VietNamNet Bridge – From November 2-5, 75 Mrs. World contestants will come to Vietnam to compete in the Mrs. World 2009 in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau.
  • 75 Mrs. World beauties to “land” in Vietnam

    VietNamNet Bridge – From November 2-5, 75 Mrs. World contestants will come to Vietnam to compete in the Mrs. World 2009 in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau.
  • Mrs World Pageant will feature Vietnam

    Jeffey Androsky, Star World’s director will be the general director on the final night of Mrs World Pageant.
  • Women Still Sidelined in Economic Decision-Making

    UNITED NATIONS, Oct 27 (IPS) - Gender equality contributes to economic growth, but economic growth does not always contribute to gender equality, says the United Nations World Survey on the Role of Women in Development launched Tuesday, a message well timed in the context of the current financial crisis.