Society

State to help train mothers in childcare

Mothers from across the country with children under the age of 16 will be provided with childcare knowledge and advice as part of a new project approved by the Government on May 27.
World

Thai gov’t may dissolve House of Representatives

PM Abhisit Vejjajiva and leaders of junior coalition parties on April 11 attended a meeting, during which he may seek the approval of coalition leaders for dissolution of the House of Representatives if the situation warrants it.
Vietnam attentive to developments in Thailand Politics

Vietnam attentive to developments in Thailand

Vietnam, as a neighbour of Thailand and an ASEAN member as well as the current ASEAN Chair, pays great attention to the complicated developments in Thailand at present, said Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Nguyen Phuong Nga.
Society

Experts share new way to handle domestic violence

A training workshop on preventing domestic violence opened in Hanoi on April 2 for staff of the Centre for Studies and Applied Sciences in Gender – Families – Women and Adolescents (CSAGA), who will disseminate the knowledge across the country.
Four jailed for trying to overthrow State Politics

Four jailed for trying to overthrow State

The People's Court of Ho Chi Minh City on January 20 handed down sentences to four men charged with "working to overthrow the people's administration" in accordance with Article 79 of the Criminal Code.
Society

Websites under scrutiny over pornography claims

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the Ministry of Information and Communications to conduct a comprehensive inspection of websites after local media sources ran stories featuring websites with large young readership that hosted violent and pornographic information.
Politics

Vietnam honoured at global peace symposium

The Global Peace Index has ranked Vietnam among the most peaceful countries in the world, and honoured the country at the 2009 Global Symposium of Peaceful Nations held in Washington from November 1-3.
Society

Da Nang City chief slams abusive husbands

Nguyen Ba Thanh, secretary of the Party Committee of the central port city of Da Nang, on Aug. 5, had an open discussion with 130 husbands who have committed domestic violence.