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Three preschool kids suffer severe burns during fire drill

Three kindergarten students in the northern Ha Nam Province were hospitalized with serious burns suffered during a fire emergency drill on Friday.

Ministry to help police handle sexual abuse of children

The Ministry of Public Security will directly assist local police in preventing and handling sexual abuse of children, a senior official says.

Five eighth-grade students drown in central Vietnam

A boy and four girls drowned in Nghe An Province Thursday afternoon after going to swim in a reservoir.
May 30, 2019 | 06:25 pm GMT+7

Vietnam moves up in country rankings for providing safe, healthy childhood

Vietnam has climbed one place to 95th in the Global Childhood Report's ranking of 176 countries in protecting and providing for children.
May 30, 2019 | 11:06 am GMT+7

Hospital technician arrested for raping girl in X-ray room

Police in Son La Province in northern Vietnam have arrested a public hospital technician for allegedly raping a 13-year-old patient.
May 29, 2019 | 01:19 pm GMT+7

Child sexual abuse campaign slammed for tasteless sensationalism

An album featuring young girls sporting fake pregnancies in an anti-child abuse campaign has come in for heavy criticism.
May 14, 2019 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man gets 20 years for raping 10-year-old girl

A Quang Nam court sentenced a local man to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for raping his neighbors' 10-year-old daughter on multiple occasions.
May 08, 2019 | 12:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to teach good touch, bad touch in elementary school

First graders are set to be taught the "underwear rule" about not allowing strangers to touch them and how to react and seek help.
May 01, 2019 | 02:33 pm GMT+7

Expats to run 300 km in 36 hours for newborns in Vietnam

Three expats living in Saigon will attempt to run from Hanoi to Lao Cai in 36 hours to raise $30,000 for neonatal care.
April 15, 2019 | 11:30 am GMT+7

Ethics teacher gets life in jail for raping minor girls

A former primary school teacher in Da Nang will spend the rest of his life in jail for raping third-grade girls.
April 09, 2019 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Europe accused of failing UK-bound children trafficked from Vietnam

Thousands of children trafficked to Britain from Vietnam are being abused and exploited while traveling through Europe.
March 07, 2019 | 11:50 am GMT+7

Vietnamese mother wins daughter back from French ex

A Vietnamese mother has been reunited with her daughter after winning a four-year custody fight against the girl's father.
January 31, 2019 | 03:41 pm GMT+7

Where a 50-cent meal is good enough reason to go to school

In Ha Giang in Vietnam’s northern mountains, poverty forces many kids to drop out, but the prospects of hot meals also entice some.
January 10, 2019 | 08:04 am GMT+7

Traffic accidents a top child killer in Vietnam

Every day five children are killed in accidents on the road.
November 21, 2018 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

China's youth embrace street dance amid hip-hop crackdown

In China, where children are often saddled with a packed schedule before they even enter grade school, some parents are making room for a surprising pursuit: hip-hop dance classes.
November 19, 2018 | 11:55 am GMT+7
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