• 1,000 scholarships for poor, disabled children

    The Bao Viet Life Insurance Corp. will present 1,000 scholarships totaling 500 million VND to poor and disabled children, AO victims and children of martyrs and wounded soldiers with outstanding academic performance results this year.

  • The Legend of Truong Son goes on air

    As a documentary and chronicle, “The Legend of Truong Son” is a story about the historical trail told by living witnesses. The film is being broadcasted on the HCM City Television (HTV) as of April.
  • “1,000-Year Flow” to celebrate 1,000th Thang Long – Hanoi Anniversary

    Dao Anh Khanh and a group of contemporary artists in Hanoi will celebrate the 1,000th Thang Long – Hanoi anniversary with the “1,000-Year Flow” program, which will take place within one year.

  • TV series spotlights inspirational women

    Audiences around the country will have a better understanding of the philosophy "living is sharing" after listening to stories about inspirational women on the show Vuot Len So Phan (Winning Destiny), a new programme to be aired every Monday on VTV9 next week.

  • Vietnam gives top priority to gender equality, says official

    The Vietnamese Government has been making every possible effort to boost women’s advancement in all fields, a Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs told the ‘Nora’s Sisters’ seminar in Hanoi on March 27.



  • Vice President hopes for Japanese assistance to deformed children

    Vietnam hopes to receive further Japanese support for patients with cleft palates, said Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan while receiving Yukihisa Hirano, chairman of the Japanese Cleft Palate Association, in Hanoi on February 27.

  • UN aid for population, housing census in VN

    The United Nations will help monitor Viet Nam’s population and housing census to be carried out from April 1-15.

  • Welfare program to meet people’s basic needs

    The government will ensure sustainable assistance to poor people to prevent them from falling into destitution, according to a draft of a 2011-2020 welfare program released by the social affairs ministry Wednesday.

  • Kindergarten kids learn gender equality

    Five-year-old Yen is pretending to be a traffic policewoman, directing her classmates in imaginary cars through an intersection, while in another corner of the kindergarten in Me town a boy plays with plastic dishes and a toy stove.
  • UN-Vietnam joint programme on strengthening gender equality signed

    On the eve of International Women’s Day (8 March) the United Nations in Viet Nam is calling for concerted efforts to tackle violence against women and girls in Viet Nam. The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, ‘Women and Men: United to End Violence against Women’ is a call to action underpinning a global campaign launched by the UN Secretary-General in February 2008.