Lào Cai Province, located on the border with China, is a hot spot for human trafficking.
For one 15-year-old pupil at a school in Hưng Yên Province, March 22 will be a day forever etched into her memory.
Police in Quảng Trị Province are investigating the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl.
The upcoming 40th anniversary of the brief but devastating border clash between China and Việt Nam in 1979 offers a chance to reflect on history and draw lessons to consolidate bilateral ties, not to deepen hatred.
Lawyer Ngô Anh Tuấn has proposed implementing specific regulations on acts of child sexual abuse and lowering the age of criminal responsibility for such abusers from 18 to 16.
Third-year university student Dương Huyền in Hà Nội has never been inappropriately touched by strangers, but she has seen it happen with two women within five minutes.
Some 3.6 million Vietnamese are suffering from depression, accounting for four per cent of the total population, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said on Friday.
It was a bit over-the-top melodrama, really, but popular singer Đàm Vĩnh Hưng stirred up a much-needed debate last week.