• Traditional palm leaf conical hats preserved in Hue

    The Vietnam Women’s Union and the department of Science and Technology of central Thua Thien Hue province established the Hue Non La Association in Hue city on October 17.
  • Ao dai for Mrs. World 2009 revealed

    VietNamNet Bridge – Two Vietnamese contestants at the Mrs. World 2010 in Ba Ria – Vung Tau this November will wear reformed ao dai featuring lotus and crane, said designer Ngo Nhat Huy.
  • Northern beauty to represent VN in world pageant

    VietNamNet Bridge - Miss Vietnam Global 2009’s second runner-up Tran Thi Huong Giang has been selected to participate in the upcoming Miss World 2009 pageant, a spokesperson for US-based Rare Antibody Antigen Supply, Inc. (RAAS) announced October 23.
  • RIGHTS-AFRICA: Uganda Women Seek Gender Recovery Plan

    After two decades of war during which thousands of children were used as child soldiers and many women raped, northern Uganda’s recovery plan is to be spent on building roads rather than helping the country’s most vulnerable.
  • Vietnam’s Miss World nominees introduced

    VietNamNet Bridge – The US-based RAAS Group, which holds the right to send a Vietnamese contestant to the Miss World 2009 pageant, will select a candidate from three nominees recommended by the PL Modeling Company.
  • Vietnam may miss both Miss World and Miss Earth pageants

    VietNamNet Bridge – The Miss Earth 2009 Pageant will take place in the Philippines in two weeks. A month later, there’s the Miss World 2009 contest in South Africa. However, up to now there’s no official Vietnamese contestant for either event.
  • Reading her way to Nobel fame

    October 7 marked the culmination of a lifetime dedicated to science for Israeli chemist Ada Yonath. She became the ninth Israeli Nobel laureate and the first woman to pick up the prize for chemistry in some 45 years.

  • Outstanding women honoured

    Three female collectives and ten individuals were awarded the Vietnam Women’s Prize at a ceremony held in HCM City on October 18 to mark the 79th anniversary of the Vietnam Women’s Union (October 20).
  • Can Tho woman wins music contest

    HCM CITY — Three contestants from the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta were crowned the best singers at the annual vong co contest held by HCM City Television on Thursday.
  • Photo exhibition for Vietnamese children opens in London

    A photo exhibition entitled “Today’s Children, Tomorrow’s World” opened in London , the United Kingdom , on September 29.