General News

  • Phan Thanh Hung Duc, 20, lies immobile and silent, his midsection covered haphazardly by a white shirt with an ornate Cambodian temple design. His mouth is agape and his chest thrusts upward, his hands and feet locked...

    Monday, 18th September, 2017
  • The Vietnamese Party and State have yearned for a fair society where all citizens have the right to contribute and enjoy benefits. Vietnam is now set to narrow the wealth gap to realize the long-term goal of social...

    Monday, 18th September, 2017
  • The Robins department store, a member of Central Group Vietnam, in coordination with Saigon Children Charity, has launched a project called “Em mo” (My Dream). The project has been officially implemented since last...

    Monday, 18th September, 2017
  • The Government’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs has launched an action plan to support startups by ethnic minority people by attracting investment and promote efficient production. Ethnic groups have business...

    Monday, 18th September, 2017
  • The Norwegian Red Cross (NRC) has provided more than $7 million to help 21 localities across Vietnam cope with natural disasters and improve environmental hygiene over the past 21 years, the Voice of Vietnam (VOV)...

    Monday, 18th September, 2017
  • The Vietnamese prime minister has approved a project on providing comprehensive care for children coupled with renovating the healthcare system worth over $6 million funded by the United Nations Children’s Fund (...

    Monday, 18th September, 2017
  • The World Bank Group (WBG) held a workshop on September 14 in Hanoi to launch the Country Partnership Framework, which includes three major fields that the bank will help Vietnam develop and the over $4 billion...

    Monday, 18th September, 2017
  • The Vietnamese Ministry of Health (MoH) is planning to expand the pilot release of Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes in some southern areas in the next few years to prevent dengue fever, state media reported. The MoH’s...

    Monday, 18th September, 2017
  • The Vietnamese government has asked the Ministry of Health to tighten control over medicine prices, with an aim to reduce local drug prices by 10%-15% in 2017, especially generic drugs, state media reported. The...

    Monday, 18th September, 2017
  • Vietnam’s Poison Control Center at the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital has issued a warning about paracetamol poisoning among public, state media reported. Doctor Nguyen Trung Nguyen from the center said that...

    Monday, 18th September, 2017