Vietnam looks to tackle injury, accidents Society

Vietnam looks to tackle injury, accidents

As many as 3,600 injuries are reported every day in Vietnam, killing about 90 people, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son at a national scientific conference on injury prevention in Hanoi on November 12.
Officials attend great national unity festival in provinces Society

Officials attend great national unity festival in provinces

Politburo member and Chairwoman of the Communist Party of Vietnam’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai on November 10 attended the great national unity festival in Dong Song hamlet, Kien Thanh commune, Tran Yen district, the northern province of Yen Bai.
Workshop seeks to raise awareness of child protection Society

Workshop seeks to raise awareness of child protection

The Ministry of Public Security, the EU and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) co-organised a training workshop in Hoa Binh province on October 24, aiming to raise public awareness of the prevention of child sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking.
Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights Politics

Vietnam active at UN discussions on human rights

A Vietnamese delegation led by Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy has been active in discussions on social development, the advancement of women, children’s rights, drug control and crime prevention during a meeting of the UN Third Committee which is underway in New York.
VFF President presents public opinions, petitions Politics

VFF President presents public opinions, petitions

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man presented a report summarizing public opinions and petitions during the opening of the eighth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on October 21.
Women in Gia Lai enhance cooperation with Cambodian peers Society

Women in Gia Lai enhance cooperation with Cambodian peers

The Women’s Union of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai and the Department of Women’s Affairs of Cambodia’s Stung Treng province have worked closely to enhance the “good neighbourliness, traditional friendship, sustainable and long-term cooperation” between the two nations, heard a conference held in Pleiku city on October 17.
Gender equality helps reduce sex imbalance at birth: official Society

Gender equality helps reduce sex imbalance at birth: official

Raising public awareness of gender equality as well as improving status of women and girls are considered as keys to reduce the unbalanced sex ratio at birth, said Deputy General Director of the General Office for Population - Family Planning Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan on October 8.