Vietnamese, Lao, Cambodian businesswomen share experiences in green economic development

A forum connecting female entrepreneurs of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia was held in Hanoi on July 5, with discussions focusing on green economy.

Top legislator receives delegations of Lao, Cambodian women’s unions

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Tran Thanh Man on July 4 hosted a reception for delegations of Lao and Cambodian women and female entrepreneurs who came to...

Project promotes gender equality among Bru-Van Kieu ethnic community

A workshop was held in the central province of Quang Binh on May 10 to introduce a project to improve access to vocational training to enhance the quality of...

Vietnam hailed for demonstrating strong commitment to gender equality in law-making

Vietnam has demonstrated a strong commitment to gender equality in its policies and laws, Ambassador and Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to...

Women accompany with military and people to achieve Dien Bien Phu victory

In the historic Dien Bien Phu victory, there had a significant contribution of the resilient and indomitable Vietnamese women.
  • VN early achieves MDG on poverty reduction

    Vietnam has fulfilled the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) on poverty reduction 10 years ahead of schedule, with the rate of poor people dropping 60 percent in 2004 against 1993, a Vietnamese representative to the United Nations said on November 11.
  • 50 students to go abroad by state scholarships

    As many as 50 students from sci-tech faculties will go overseas for study under Project 322 in the 2006-2007 academic year.

  • Vietnam to annually showcase its culture on foreign soil

    Vietnam has decided to hold Vietnamese Days abroad every year from 2007 to showcase its culture and heritage.
  • Photos featuring Hanoi today exhibited

    The photo ‘Hoa Trang Nguyen’ (First Doctoral Candidate Flower) of Vu Dung won the only gold medal at the 36th artistic photo contest named ‘Hanoi Today’.
  • The Nature of Success

    “There is no failure in this life, there is only our perception of the matters”, wrote 16-year-old Ha Minh Ngoc in an essay that has received wide acclaim and generated much discussion among the public. The essay by the student of Ha Noi Pedagogy...
  • Spreading Smiles


    A group of Ha Noi students set up a club, SAS (Sharing As Smile), to help children born with cleft lips. They called for community sponsored contributions and assistance for more fundraising ventures.

  • Bringing HIV/AIDS Education to High Schools

    Dance4Life Viet Nam, a new HIV/AIDS youth awareness program, will be launched in Ha Noi on October 29, 2006.

  • Hanoi: Free bus service for 30,000 disabled

    The Hanoi People’s Committee has decided to offer free bus cards to the disabled in Hanoi.

  • Doctors of the soul

    VietNamNet Bridge – An ambitious project for dreadfully ill children initiated by five students from Hanoi-Amsterdam High School has been supported by hundreds of volunteers from all over the world and a cash injection of US$10,000 from the World...
  • Workshop discusses bilingual education for ethnic children

    Teaching mother tongue along with the national language for ethnic children is the main topic of a three-day workshop being jointly held by the Ministry of Education and Training, the Centre for Ethnic Education Research and the United Nations of...