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Ethnic minority women play role in MDGs fulfilment

Society

Ethnic minority women play role in MDGs fulfilment

Vietnam has made significant progress in realising its United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), particularly in poverty reduction and the universalisation of primary school education, General Director of the United Nation Development Programmes Helen Clark said on November 9.

A peaceful Catholic commune in Ha Tinh

Society

A peaceful Catholic commune in Ha Tinh

Thach Ha, a suburban commune of Ha Tinh City in the central province of Ha Tinh with 60 percent of its locals following Catholicism, is having a facelift thanks to the ongoing model “Safe, united and cultural parish”.

Vietnam actively works for Francophone community

Politics

Vietnam actively works for Francophone community

National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong has stated that the Vietnamese Sub-Committee to the Francophone Parliamentary Alliance (APF) is actively working to foster friendship among its members for peace, cooperation and development.

Actions called to protect girls

Society

Actions called to protect girls

The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam held a seminar highlighting the necessity of joint actions to protect girls in Hanoi on September 27.

Young volunteers experience local mountain life

Society

Young volunteers experience local mountain life

Twenty Vietnamese and Canadian young people have arrived at Nam Mau commune, Ba Be district, the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan, where they will live and work with local ethnic families for more than two months.

VN, RoK vow to deepen ties

Politics

VN, RoK vow to deepen ties

Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) have agreed to deepen their friendship and strategic cooperative partnership in a more effective manner while boosting exchanges between the two legislative bodies.

Family - Vietnam’s core strength

Society

Family - Vietnam’s core strength

Family is the core strength of Vietnamese people, said Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan at a meeting held in Hanoi to mark Vietnamese Families’ Day which falls on June 28.

Regional conference boosts women’s rights

ASEAN

Regional conference boosts women’s rights

An ASEAN regional conference was held on May 7 in Hanoi to discuss ways to accelerate women’s rights as outlined in the Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).