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.
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.
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.
The film selection council and the Vietnam Cinematography Department, under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on September 29 decided to choose “Don’t Burn” directed by Dang Nhat Minh to represent Vietnam at the 82nd Oscar Awards in the US.
Hai Duong, 22 September 2009 - An historic event for Viet Nam’s children and the country’s future takes place today in Hai Duong. The Vietnamese Government, led by Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and Ministry of Health (MOH), in partnership with the United Nations and various international NGOs and civil society organizations, commits its support to Viet Nam’s children and families affected by HIV, through the launch of Prime Minister’s Decision No. 84 about the implementation of ‘The National Plan of Action (NPA) for Children Affected by HIV and AIDS until 2010 with a vision to 2020’.