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Teacher jailed for impregnating eighth-grade student

A court in the northern Lao Cai Province has sentenced a secondary school teacher to five years and six months in jail for impregnating an eighth-grade student.

Vietnamese teacher jailed for molesting 9 teens

The former principal of a boarding school in northern Phu Tho Province was sentenced to eight years in prison on Tuesday for sexually abusing nine male students for years.

New Vietnam decree graphically defines child molestation

A new decree on molestation of minors issued by the supreme court lays out what acts constitute child molestation.
October 16, 2019 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Former US first lady to visit Vietnam, back sustained education for girls

Former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama said Friday she will visit Vietnam in December to promote the message of girls continuing their education.
October 12, 2019 | 05:46 pm GMT+7

K-pop star campaigns against bullying in Vietnam

Siwon Choi, a member of Korean boy band Super Junior, will join a UNICEF campaign against child bullying in Vietnam.
September 26, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Another boy drowns in new Hanoi water park

A six-year-old boy became the second drowning victim in a newly opened water park in Hanoi’s Ha Dong District last weekend.
September 24, 2019 | 03:30 pm GMT+7

Formula feeding increases infants' infection, hospitalization rates: study

Vietnamese infants raised on formula have increased risk of infection and hospital admission, a study says.
September 20, 2019 | 10:25 am GMT+7

Five Chinese arrested for filming, broadcasting porn with Vietnamese minors

Five Chinese and a Vietnamese were arrested in Da Nang on Monday for filming and broadcasting intercourse and other sexual activities with Vietnamese minors.
September 18, 2019 | 09:50 am GMT+7

21 percent of ethnic minority children in Vietnam are underweight

Child malnutrition remains a major problem in Vietnam, especially among ethnic minority communities in remote areas, the World Bank says.
September 15, 2019 | 08:00 am GMT+7

Family seeks details about Hanoi schoolboy's death

Lawyers for the family of the Hanoi schoolboy found dead in a school bus last month have petitioned district authorities for investigation details.
September 13, 2019 | 01:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam youths struggle with cyberbullying, no help forthcoming

A fifth of young Vietnamese are bullied online but most do not know how to find professional help for this, a UNICEF survey has found.
September 10, 2019 | 07:45 am GMT+7

Bus driver investigated in Hanoi schoolboy death

The driver of a Hanoi school bus in which a six-year-old boy was found dead early August will be investigated for "involuntary manslaughter."
September 03, 2019 | 07:04 pm GMT+7

Bus monitor faces manslaughter charge in Hanoi schoolboy death

The monitor of the Hanoi school bus in which a six-year-old boy was found dead early August will be investigated for involuntary manslaughter.
August 27, 2019 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Ex prosecutor gets jail term for molesting five-year-old girl

The ex-prosecutor accused of molesting a girl in an elevator was handed an 18-month jail term Friday, but he appealed the ruling immediately.
August 23, 2019 | 04:25 pm GMT+7

Boy killed in school bus symptomatic of social apathy to child protection

A few days ago I took my child through the gates of a beautiful school for a new chapter in his life: first grade.
August 11, 2019 | 02:03 pm GMT+7
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