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Frenchman prohibited from leaving Vietnam after ignoring court order on child custody

Vietnamese authorities have slapped a travel ban on a French national until he hands over their baby daughter to his Vietnamese ex-girlfriend.

Vietnamese surgeon wins Nikkei Asia Prize for pioneering children treatments

He performed the first laparoscopic surgery on a child in Asia, pioneered many other treatments in Vietnam.

Vietnam parents put on alert for child abuse

Labor ministry report says 572 Vietnamese children sexually abused in first five months of 2018.
June 06, 2018 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Trophy children in Vietnam: Demerits of a merit-based system

Vietnamese students bear brunt of parents’ egos and an arbitrary reward system.
June 04, 2018 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Vietnamese court upholds jail term for 78-year-old molester

Verdict preceded by public uproar over 18-month commuted sentence granted by appeals court.
June 02, 2018 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

Third of girls in South Asia miss school during periods: report

In one district of eastern Nepal there was just one toilet for every 170 girls.
May 24, 2018 | 04:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese kids receive fire escape training to watch out for themselves

The course teaches young children quick response skills to run from fire danger on their own.
May 22, 2018 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Baby escapes death after crawling onto highway in Vietnam

The 18-month-old boy got onto the road while his father fell asleep.
May 17, 2018 | 08:33 am GMT+7

Vietnam reviews child sexual abuse case after commuted sentence causes uproar

Facebookers have gone mad after an appeal trial gave a man suspended sentence for molesting two girls.
May 15, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

In a ‘degree mindset’ society, Vietnamese students carry heavy academic burden

An intensive curriculum and high expectations are robbing teenagers of their youth, and sometimes their lives.
May 14, 2018 | 04:20 pm GMT+7

Arrest in India rape case as outrage mounts over assaults

The alleged rape of a teenager by a ruling party politician sparked protests across the country
April 15, 2018 | 03:40 pm GMT+7

Woman held for kidnapping of American children in Saigon

The Vietnamese-American demanded $50,000 from a 'friend' for the safe return of his daughters.
March 12, 2018 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Trial of man charged with murdering Vietnamese girl in Japan to start in June

The girl's parents have formed a petition calling for the man to be sentenced to death.
March 06, 2018 | 10:41 am GMT+7

Vietnam fires police investigators after alleged child rape victim kills herself

The two officers had dropped the case, but the teenage girl’s death prompted the suspect’s arrest months later.
November 29, 2017 | 11:46 am GMT+7

Nursery school owner arrested in Saigon for torturing toddlers

Parents are calling for criminal charges after footage emerged of her and her staff abusing their kids.
November 28, 2017 | 12:13 pm GMT+7
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