• Development imperils Viet Nam’s World Heritage sites: UNESCO

    Viet Nam’s Hue and Ha Long Bay have been included on a list of 130 World Heritage sites encountering critical preservation issues, the UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has said.
  • Vietnam’s population growth under control

    Vietnam’s population growth is under control, Dr. Nguyen Ba Thuy, deputy chairman of the Vietnam Committee for Population, Family and Children announced at a press briefing in Hanoi, on July 5, to mark the World Population Day (July 11).

  • Vietnam Praised for Efforts Against Gender Discrimination

    An official of the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) said the UN has praised the Vietnamese Government’s endeavors in completing legal safeguards toward eliminating discrimination against women.
  • Variation in Ao Dai

    The Ao Dai is the traditional attire of Vietnamese women – through the ups and downs of historical periods, the Ao Dai has seen many changes in materials and styles to meet the taste of the wearers.

  • Vietnamese designer rules fashion world

    Ten years ago, fashion designer Ngo Thai Uyen burst on the trend-making scene by winning an award at the fashion connections contest in Singapore.
  • Vietnamese “Ao Dai” embarks on another journey

    The Vietnamese “Ao Dai”, or long dress, has become famous throughout the world through various cultural performances. Over the past 2 years, the dress has taken on a new duty, in a new adventure.

  • Bringing into play elderly people's potentials

    The Elderly People's Associations at all levels have been strengthened and developed in all aspects to deserve the eighteen gold words " Aged People with Stronger Will Setting Bright Example for the Cause of National Construction and Defence" which were presented by the Party Central Committee's Secretariat to the Vietnamese Elderly People's Association at its second congress in 2001.
  • Women approve of new gender law, but inequality still rampant

    Viet Nam’s new Law on Gender Equality, to take effect in July, would greatly improve the advancement of women, said the head of the National Committee for the Advancement of Women in Viet Nam (NCFAW), Ha Thi Khiet.
  • Vietnam lawmakers back women’s equality

    A Vietnamese parliamentary committee, which discussed the Gender Equality Bill Thursday, expressed support for removing the disparity in retirement ages for men and women.
  • Malaysia Newspaper praises Vietnam’s economic development.

    Hanoi (Vietnam News agency) – Malaysia Star Newspaper on 1st January carried the article “A story of successful economic development”, praising Vietnam’s market-oriented economy as “a silent burst” with a continuous high growth for many years