The social system in Southeast Asia is based on a system of moral debts and balances.
Numerous articles have run saying the victims' family attempted to drop the case after Dung allegedly paid them US$68,000. 19, and Prime Minister Phan Van Khai officially fired him March 1, citing "special seriousness of his lawbreaking act." According to O’Harrow (1995), the polite term for a wife is noi tro ("interior helper"), the common, not-so-polite epithet is Noi Ttoung or "general of the interior." The women of Ha Dong in particular have a reputation for being fierce spouses that has gained them the nickname of Su Tu Ha Dong or "Ha Dong Lionesses." It is said about their husbands that they belong to a very ancient club, the Hoi So Vo or "Society of Men Who Fear Their Wives." Folk humor aside, it is a strategy to survive that motivates women to gain control of the family finances.
Because the wife is in fact the backbone of the family, many families get into deep trouble or even break up when the wife/mother dies.
Unlike women, young men, on the other hand, are allowed to express their sexuality freely, and are sometimes initiated by fathers who take their sons to brothels for sexual intercourse with women.
Cuss Word, See Insults Under Language In 2004, Associated Press reported: "Vietnam has charged a former senior sports official with the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl in what reportedly was his attempt to rid himself of bad luck, state-controlled media.
Once dating was initiated, one third of the women had had their first sexual experience in less than a year.