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A 12-year-old boy in Hanoi fell to his death from an apartment building, sparking concerns over children’s mental wellbeing and parents’ negligence on the matter, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

22-month-old boy climbs rocks, conquers Cat Ba caves with dad

Tao experienced his first trekking trip in his life when he was 22 months old on August 29. He was able to "conquer" a primitive cave in Gia Luan commune on Cat Ba Island.

UNICEF and Japan launch project to enhance climate resilience in VN

The Embassy of Japan and UNICEF Vietnam has announced a four-year project to enhance resilience to disaster risk and climate change for children.

 

Series of classic books for children launched in domestic market

A series of world classic books for children have recently been introduced to the local book market.

Doctors concerned about impact of harmful video content on children

Doctors and parents are concerned about the impact videos with harmful content are having on children.

Diphtheria vaccination to be offered for under-7 children

All children under seven years old in Việt Nam will be given free vaccination against diphtheria.

Stalled vaccine programmes 'putting children's lives at risk'

Covid-19 is disrupting immunisation campaigns and could cause many preventable deaths, experts warn.

Images of playful children on stone plateau in Ha Giang

Whilst cheerful children tend to be the centre of attention for many photographers, a range of elegant pictures can be snapped to preserve precious childhood memories.

World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future

No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, according to a report released recently by a commission convened by the World Health Organization, UNICEF and The Lancet.  

 

New approaches needed to address malnutrition in ethnic minority children: WB report

Vietnam needs new approaches that are designed based on geographic conditions and cultural characteristics of ethnic minority communities to address the persistent malnutrition among ethnic minority children, said a WB report.

68 percent of kids experience violence from relatives: Survey

A recent survey has found that 68 percent of children between the ages of one and 14 had been on the receiving end of violence at the hands of their parents and relatives.

Children face the pitfalls of life online

Nguyen Le Hien was shocked to learn her well-behaved 13-year-old daughter had asked her friends to beat up a classmate to address a personal conflict that began on a social network.

More children hospitalised for seasonal flu

The Vietnam National Hospital of Paediatrics in Hanoi has seen a sharp rise of children who suffer from flu since the middle of November.

 

Ethnic children in mountainous region celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival early

Celebrations for the Mid-Autumn Festival came early to children from ethnic minority backgrounds in Lao Kho village of Phieng Khoai commune in Yen Chau district.

Ethnic children in mountainous region celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival early

Celebrations for the Mid-Autumn Festival came early to children from ethnic minority backgrounds in Lao Kho village of Phieng Khoai commune in Yen Chau district, located in the northern mountainous province of Son La which shares a border with Laos.

VN children raise their voices on important issues

More than 160 young people, representing the 26 million children of Vietnam, gathered in Hanoi this week to express their concern over child-related issues and propose recommendations to State officials.

Mobile exhibition calls for safety for women, children

 The UN Women in Vietnam, the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU), and the Vietnamese Women’s Museum launched a mobile exhibition themed “The safe journey” on March 6 to raise public awareness of ensuring safety for women and children.

Government News 7/8

Vice President presents gifts to disadvantaged families, children, Preparations for World Economic Forum on ASEAN quickened, National conference seeks ways to protect children from violence, abuse

Children drawing more women in science

 Children in the US are drawing more women scientists than in previous decades, according to a new study.

Children at risk for pneumonia, meningitis

 VietNamNet Bridge – Doctors in hospitals of HCM City have warned of an increase in diseases caused by streptococus pneumoniae bacteria, reported Tin Tuc (News) online newspapers.