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LGBT teenagers, teachers discuss school stigma

“After I gave a girl classmate a present, other students abused and threatened me via email they would tell the world I’m weird.”

Hong Kong domestic helpers jump in deep end

Every Sunday in Hong Kong the city's army of domestic helpers packs into parks or onto pavements, bridges and walkways on their one mandatory day off.

The loneliness of Vietnam’s LGBT community

'A friend of mine committed suicide after I abandoned him for him confessing his homosexuality to me.'
September 06, 2018 | 12:22 pm GMT+7

China's 'men only' job culture slammed in new report

Several job adverts reflect 'traditional and deeply discriminatory views' that women are less capable than men.'
April 23, 2018 | 04:14 pm GMT+7

Limited education opportunities hinder social mobility in rural Vietnam: Oxfam

The problem is particularly dire among ethnic minority groups.
April 08, 2018 | 07:18 am GMT+7

Ingrained bias prevents female rape victims in Vietnam from seeking justice: UN

Girls who appeared physically unhurt were told to stay quiet so they can find husbands.
March 24, 2018 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

American Dream fails generations of blacks: study

Black and white boys have different outcomes even if they grow up in similar environemnts, researchers have found.
March 20, 2018 | 08:44 am GMT+7

Time stands still at leprosy colony in northern Vietnam

Many patients have spent more than 50 years living in isolation. 
January 19, 2018 | 08:59 am GMT+7

Stuck in limbo: How residency red tape binds millions of migrants in Vietnam

A vicious tool at worst and a nationwide burden at best, the residency book finds itself at the dawn of an inevitable reform.
November 26, 2017 | 05:45 pm GMT+7

Saigon apologizes for Captain Sidewalk's urban snobbery

Doan Ngoc Hai asked drivers in the city to follow the rules or go and live in U Minh, a poor rural community 250 miles away.
September 28, 2017 | 06:27 pm GMT+7

Vietnam scrutinizes why so many women are being fired from industrial zones

Women aged over 35 accounted for 80 percent of factory workers who were fired or quit last year.
September 13, 2017 | 05:47 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's lawmakers act to end gender, racial discrimination in workplace

Employees living with HIV and disabilities will also be protected.
April 24, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon boarding school says no to homosexual students

The homophobic admission policy has stirred up controversy.
August 11, 2016 | 02:55 pm GMT+7

Vietnam fines 'Chinese' store for dealing in yuan and dollars

The store reportedly discriminated against Vietnamese locals and tourists.
August 02, 2016 | 06:34 pm GMT+7

Chinese detergent maker apologizes for "racist" TV ad

A Chinese detergent maker has apologized for a television advertisement that many in China and around the world called racist, but also blamed the media for causing the public outcry.
May 30, 2016 | 11:36 am GMT+7
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