RoK - Vietnam Women’s Forum held in Seoul

The 10th Republic of Korea (RoK) - Vietnam Women’s Forum, held by the Korean Women’s Development Institute (KWDI) and the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU), took...

Strengthening cooperation to promote women’s role in Vietnam and South Africa

On the afternoon of August 16th, the Vietnam Women's Union in collaboration with the Embassy of South Africa in Hanoi organized the hybrid Seminar "The role...

Female Vietnamese “blue beret” performs tasks at MINUSCA

Over the past time, Vietnam has sent many female peacekeepers to U.N. peacekeeping missions. The female Vietnamese “blue berets” have wholeheartedly tried...

Level-2 Field Hospital Rotation 4 back home from South Sudan

Vietnam's Level-2 Field Hospital Rotation 4 has completed its UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan after more than a year, with a homecoming ceremony held...

Women’s football team heading to New Zealand for 2023 World Cup

The Vietnamese national women’s football team and head coach Mai Duc Chung departed from Hanoi for New Zealand on July 5 to start their 2023 FIFA World Cup...
  • The Japanese king of Vietnamese restaurants

    With 30 Vietnamese restaurants in Tokyo and the neighbouring area and 20 more in the next six months, Keiichi Miyamoto is called the “King of Vietnamese Restaurants” in Japan.
  • A free job-placement website opens in Hanoi

    The website provides job-seekers with free-of-charge information about vacant positions in various economic sectors is officially opened by the Hanoi Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs on the 2nd April.

  • Movement following the example of war martyr Dang Thuy Tram launched

    Quang Ngai province in co-ordination with the Ministry of Health in Duc Pho district on April 5 announced the decision of the State President on the posthumous presenation of the “People’s Armed Forces Hero” tittle to war martyr and doctor Dang...
  • Pilgrimage to ancestral land

    The Vietnamese have long upheld a tradition of pilgrimage to the temples of the Hung Kings in Lam Thao district, Phu Tho province to join the incense offering ceremony in memory of their ancestors on the 10th day of the third lunar month each...
  • A Woman giving blood over 50 times praised

    The prime minister has presented a certificate of merit to Mrs Ly Thi Kim Thinh, born in 1957, who is a small trader in ward 5, Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen province.
  • Poor households at 3.9mil under new standard

    Adjusted poverty standards of VND200,000/person/month in rural areas and VND260,000 urban areas leave 3.9 million households below the line.
  • Hung Kings festival commemorates Vietnam’s founders

    Many parts of the country are celebrating the death anniversary (lunar March 10) of the Hung Kings, who, according to legend, founded Van Lang-Au Lac, the precursor to modern Vietnam.
  • Work starts on hospital in memory martyr-doctor Dang Thuy Tram

    HCM City’s Tuoi Tre newspaper and central Quang Ngai Province Friday broke ground on construction of a VND6 billion (US$377,000) hospital, named after war martyr and hero, Dr Dang Thuy Tram.
  • Poverty reduction targets between 2006-2010

    Reducing the poverty rate as defined by the new criteria (end of 2005) to 15% by 2010, bringing in average 300,000 households out of poverty every year and reducing 38% of the poor households in 5 years.
  • Vietnamese cuisine famous in Asia

    Two English-language cooking books on Vietnamese cuisine are attracting high attention of Asian gourmets.