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Image of dump site girl bags Vietnamese photographer first prize at int'l contest

'She should have been enjoying her childhood and playing with friends rather than being there.'

Viral video of toddler riding python creeps up on Vietnamese family

The family had been keeping the 16-foot python as a pet for two years.

Pedophiles are increasingly on the prowl in Vietnam: police

A 30 percent rise in abuse cases has prompted police to warn families of the risks.
July 28, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

A tale of tears and guilt as two girls switched at birth learn to accept their real parents in Vietnam

‘They haven't been able to grasp the whole truth. They just think they have two mothers and two fathers.’
July 27, 2017 | 12:35 am GMT+7

Saigon stunt actress teaches kids self-defense

Children from 8 years old can join the class for free.
April 18, 2017 | 05:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese septuaginarian, dogged by allegations, finally charged with child molestation

Allegations from disgruntled families have sparked a public outcry, prompting the country's president to step in.
March 27, 2017 | 09:34 pm GMT+7

Child sex abuse cases spark social media outcry in Vietnam

The public has been quick to pounce on the perceived lack of action, with Facebook becoming the forum of anger.
March 24, 2017 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Suspect arrested in high-profile Hanoi child sex abuse case

The 34-year-old suspect had been summoned by police in January for questioning, but was not arrested.
March 17, 2017 | 01:49 pm GMT+7

Disturbing video exposes violent feeding at Saigon kindergarten

Two women are seen slapping babies when they refuse to swallow food.
March 16, 2017 | 04:21 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s president demands answer on prolonged child sex abuse case

A 76-year-old man had been accused of molesting seven girls in the same apartment building for several years.
March 13, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

1.4 million children face famine in four countries: UNICEF

The children's agency has been appealing for quick action saying 'many lives' can be saved.
February 21, 2017 | 10:39 am GMT+7

Vietnamese boy injured after school toilet sinks

The 5-year-old cracked his skull and pelvis after being hit by rocks and debris.
February 07, 2017 | 06:05 pm GMT+7

Hanoi kindergarten fires teachers for beating crying children

Their acts were caught on film by a colleague, who surprisingly did not intervene.
February 06, 2017 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Vietnamese woman arrested for fatal beating of 3-year-old son

Her boyfriend is also under investigation after admitting that he beat the child too.
February 03, 2017 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Boy trapped in construction hole for hours in central Vietnam

The 7-year-old boy fell into the hole, which was dug up to hold a utility pole.
November 16, 2016 | 09:56 pm GMT+7