General News

  • Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong asked Hoa Binh province to pay more attention to sustainable poverty reduction while visiting the northern mountainous locality on May 14-15. At a working session with...

    Monday, 22nd May, 2017
  • How to assist ethnic minority people’s startups was discussed at a forum jointly organized on May 16 in Hanoi by the Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs and the World Bank (WB). Minister-Chairman Do Van Chien said...

    Monday, 22nd May, 2017
  • Vietnam plans to more than triple the number of enterprises owned and run by ethnic minority groups by next year in a bid to tap into the full potential of these groups and reduce poverty. The plan to increase the...

    Monday, 22nd May, 2017
  • Authorities of the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan were asked to work harder to improve quality of life for the H’ Mong ethnic minority people in the locality, thus narrowing the development gap and reducing...

    Monday, 22nd May, 2017
  • Steve Kraus, director of the United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)’s Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, and the UNAID Country Director for Vietnam Marie Odile Emondi said that the agency will...

    Monday, 22nd May, 2017
  • The World Bank on May 15 approved $155 million in financing to a $174 million project to strengthen the research, teaching, and institutional capacity of three autonomous universities and improve the management of...

    Monday, 22nd May, 2017
  • Vietnam expects to receive India’s support in rehabilitations for drug users as part of efforts to fight against drug addiction, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a meeting with an official of the...

    Monday, 22nd May, 2017
  • Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi recorded 669 cases of dengue fever in the year to May 17, up 26% on year, according to data from the Hanoi Department of Preventive Medicine. The new infections have been found in 26...

    Monday, 22nd May, 2017
  • The Administration of Medical Services under Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has just asked Director of the National Children’s Hospital in Hanoi to verify news reports about the excessive medical costs here, state media...

    Monday, 22nd May, 2017
  • Come summer, people in the capital once again face one of the most dreaded specters of urban life, water shortage. This year, the situation does not look to be any better with provider companies expecting supply to...

    Monday, 22nd May, 2017