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Vietnam asks South Korea to protect women from domestic violence

The Vietnam embassy in South Korea has asked local authorities to deal strictly with domestic assaults on Vietnamese women.

Two Vietnamese women jailed in Singapore for entering sham marriages

Two Vietnamese women were jailed for six months in Singapore for entering into sham marriages and making false statements in visit pass applications.

'No place for a mother': South Korea battles to raise birth rate

Many South Korean women are put off marriage and childbirth, pushing the country's birth rate, one of the world's lowest, ever further down.
December 18, 2018 | 11:02 am GMT+7

'Sold by my brother': the Mekong women pressed into marriage in China

Poverty, low education levels and a social expectation to provide for parents has driven many Mekong women to gamble on marriage in China.
December 12, 2018 | 09:49 am GMT+7

We are not gold diggers - Vietnamese wife in Taiwan breaks stereotypes

A young woman is showing up popular perception of Vietnamese wives in Taiwan for what it is: irrational prejudice. 
November 13, 2018 | 11:48 am GMT+7

Vietnamese brides in S.Korea protected by strict laws: S.Korean diplomat

Vietnam has overtaken China as the country with the largest number of foreign brides in S.Korea, according to the S.Korean Embassy in Hanoi.
September 07, 2018 | 11:26 am GMT+7

In Hong Kong, a property heiress becomes accidental LGBT champion

A $127 million marriage bounty on Gigi Chao's head gave her an unexpected platform to stand up for LGBT rights.
March 27, 2018 | 11:12 am GMT+7

Australia MP proposes to gay partner in parliament

'So there is only one thing left to do: Ryan Patrick Bolger will you marry me?'
December 04, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Ugandan girls forced into child marriage because they can't afford sanitary pads

Many girls are pressured into having sex by boys who offer to buy them sanitary items in return. 
October 24, 2017 | 08:11 am GMT+7

Couple in Nepal's 'first transgender marriage' finds acceptance

 She feared that her in-laws would not welcome her - a transgender woman.
October 09, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Chinese man fined $880 for illegal marriage in southern Vietnam

His wedding ceremony was cut short by police because he hadn't registered the marriage.
August 25, 2017 | 10:27 am GMT+7

Groom for hire: The dark secrets of Vietnam’s strange wedding service

Even 'sacred' marriage is not immune to commercialization.
June 19, 2017 | 02:46 pm GMT+7

Three Chinese men caught 'recruiting' wives in southern Vietnam

The men had to give the broker $4,400 each before they could meet the candidates for marriage.
April 22, 2017 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Vietnamese become second largest expat group in South Korea: report

More have moved to South Korea for work or marriage over the past years.
December 28, 2016 | 09:20 pm GMT+7

Pilot proposes to his girlfriend mid-flight

A Qantas Airways pilot surprises his girlfriend with a romantic suggestion in mid-air.
November 03, 2016 | 02:48 pm GMT+7
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