Ethics|In The News|US Embassy in Hanoi

Corruption in Vietnam Adoptions

The Washington Post, today, printed this short yet powerful look at International Adoption. Of specific interest to those of us involved in adoptions from Vietnam is this bit: A cable from the U.S. embassy in Vietnam, recently obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request by the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, said that, “while

Hague|In The News

VN Working On Tighter Regulations

From VietNamNet Bridge in their article dated 1/7/09: Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem has requested that the relevant ministries and local authorities tighten administrative procedures relating to marriages between locals and foreigners, as well as other family matters such as adoptions. According to the Government Office, the Deputy PM has tasked the Ministry of


JCICS Call to Action

According to the JCICS website: Between Monday, January 5th and Wednesday, January 7th, individuals can support this important initiative through the following methods:. Contact your Congressional Representatives and Senators and ask them to sign the letter to the Prime Minister of Vietnam regarding the future of inter-country adoptions from Vietnam. Also, note that if they