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An improbable Vietnam-US love story gets real

Five years ago, if 3.9-feet tall Xuan was told she’d get married and have kids someday, she would’ve said yeah right.

No limbs, but 8-year-old girl’s will finds a way

An 8-year-old girl born without arms and legs is studying hard to become a doctor in southern Vietnam.

A poster child for teaching kids with disabilities in Vietnam

She was not groomed for the job, but a teacher has found greater happiness in helping children with disabilities.
October 22, 2018 | 10:40 am GMT+7

A weighty love for a Vietnamese woman weighing just 20 kilos

An Australian falls in love, renounces home and career for a differently-abled Vietnamese woman with an indomitable spirit.
October 16, 2018 | 11:28 am GMT+7

Vietnam university student creates super cheap prosthetic arm

A 23-year-old engineering student in Quang Ngai has designed a robotic prosthetic arm that costs a fraction of the normal price.
October 10, 2018 | 11:32 am GMT+7

Blind people in Vietnam need more than charitable attitude

The visually impaired have a lot more potential than people might commonly think of them.
September 24, 2018 | 02:03 pm GMT+7

A Vietnamese man on crutches scales peak after peak

A man who cannot walk goes jogging, does yoga and climbs mountains, literally and metaphorically.
September 20, 2018 | 10:37 am GMT+7

Disabled Hanoi teacher masters the art of calligraphy... with his mouth

Losing the use of his hands has not held back this inspirational teacher in Hanoi. 
January 22, 2018 | 07:00 am GMT+7

The story of a Vietnamese teacher who's smaller than his students

Nguyen Van Hung, 29, is just 117cm tall, but that hasn't stopped him from helping youth with disabilities like his own. 
December 20, 2017 | 10:40 am GMT+7

A fifth of women over 65 in Europe disabled by 2047: study

In Germany, for example, 27 percent of women 65 and older reported at least one long-term health problem.
October 24, 2017 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Disabled call for better service attitude on public transport

Vietnam is not an easy place to get about for people with disabilities.
November 25, 2016 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam approves $20m project to promote disabled people's rights

The Prime Minister has approved a project to promote the rights of people with disabilities funded by the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID).
April 05, 2016 | 01:55 pm GMT+7
 
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