• 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.
  • Signed the joined program to promote the implementation of Resolution No. 11-NQ/TW

    On the morning of January 2nd 2009, representative of MOET and VWU came together to promote the implementation of Resolution No. 11-NQ/TW of the Politburo on “women’s mobilization in promoting national industrialization and modernization”. Together, they signed a joined program for its implementation in both education and training sectors.
  • “A Millennium Wish” – A manually embroidered painting break record

    Artisans of the XQ embroidery company is planning to create a monumental manually embroidered painting named “A Millennium Wish” and present it as a gift to the Hanoi city on the occasion of its 1,000th founding anniversary. Luong Nguyen tells more.
  • Ngoc Anh – ASEAN golden vocalist

    Born in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh, Ngoc Anh has developed her singing talent since she was very small. Her childhood performances were introduced on national TV for several times. Nguyen Thu Hien writes.

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