April 23, 2021 | 08:00
Solving women’s economic empowerment is not only about increasing their incomes, but also about helping them improve their decision-making power in the family, community, and society. Phil Harman, the leader of the GREAT programme on empowering women through economic and tourism development, discusses the issue with VIR’s Thai An.
April 21, 2021 | 10:00
Despite social progress reported across the board in Vietnam, career starter women are still embarking on corporate careers with an intimidating glass ceiling looming above. Mylan Holland, research assistant from EquestAsia, reports.
April 10, 2021 | 12:14
The Gender Lens Investing Initiative under which women and girls are being cared for, can bring high growth for the economy.
March 27, 2021 | 12:16
As Vietnamese women are striving to stand on their own feet to run their businesses, they attempt to empower and inspire others.
March 23, 2021 | 17:18
UNFPA Vietnam handed over 2,750 Dignity Kits to the MoLISA for distribution to women at risk of gender-based violence in the context of COVID-19.
March 09, 2021 | 11:29
Acting as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in Vietnam since September 2019, Naomi Kitahara, a kind and friendly Japanese woman with more than 23 years of experience in international development, has been spreading the message of international solidarity and giving essential support to women in Vietnam.
March 09, 2021 | 11:12
In May last year, amidst the complicated and unpredictable coronavirus pandemic situation, nine female scientists from the Influenza Laboratory of the Virus Department under the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) were honoured with the Kovalevskaia Award for the successful isolation of the new strain of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, making Vietnam one of the first four countries to successfully do so.
March 09, 2021 | 10:20
With wisdom and courage, female sellers are bringing more authentic “Made in Vietnam” goods and services to worldwide customers.
March 09, 2021 | 08:00
Leading a young brand in Vietnam’s beverage market, VGreen CEO Tran Thanh Viet is always thirsty to create new healthy beverage lines to foster modern and healthy women.
March 08, 2021 | 14:00
Pham Thi Thu Diep, country general manager of IBM Vietnam, talked with VIR’s Hoang Anh about her experiences of navigating the overwhelmingly male-dominant IT landscape.
March 08, 2021 | 11:32
Chairwoman of BRG Group Nguyen Thi Nga is the only Vietnamese businessperson to be named 2020 Global Trade Ambassador by the US Organization of Women in International Trade for her 30 years of contributing to the development of global business cooperation, especially in furthering the relations between the United States and Vietnam.
February 25, 2021 | 17:15
Nguyen Thi Mai Thu was one of a few individuals at C.T Group who were gifted high-end Mercedes-Benz cars for their excellent work performance.
January 19, 2021 | 10:10
Vietnam’s GDP grew 2.91 per cent in 2020 and, although lower than in recent years, it is a significant achievement considering many countries in the region are in economic freefall.
January 08, 2021 | 08:00
Women have been playing an important role in the Vietnamese economy with labour force participation rates of over 70 per cent for women, against the global average of 48 per cent. Along with the growth and the impressive contributions of the female workforce, some provisions in the labour law have been gradually revised, with businesses also starting to pay more attention to equality and empowerment of women to ensure that they will have the best environment to maximise their strengths.
November 30, 2020 | 09:47
By winning two of the six categories at last week’s national Women’s Empowerment Principles Awards, Nestlé Vietnam has confirmed its leading role in the national endeavour to battle gender bias. Truong Bich Dao, HR director at Nestlé Vietnam, discussed with Van Nguyen the company’s mission in empowering female workers.