General News

  • The household poverty rate is set to reduce further this year, but the wealth gap is still widening, according to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA). MoLISA Deputy Minister Le Quan said at a...

    Monday, 5th August, 2019
  • Vietnam’s ethnic minority groups are to be empowered to develop policies involving their communities. Accelerating civil engagement is one of the main targets in the master plan on investment for socio-economic...

    Monday, 5th August, 2019
  • The Ho Chi Minh City HIV/AIDS Prevention Association and the Vietnam-based international non-governmental organization Oxfam on July 30 launched a project on supporting children under 18 year olds with HIV at 27...

    Monday, 5th August, 2019
  • U.S. agencies, including the embassy in Vietnam and the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), have shared experiences and assisted Vietnam in the fight against the African swine fever, U.S. Embassy...

    Monday, 5th August, 2019
  • Vietnam is estimated to have recorded 96,400 dengue fever (including six deaths) and 22,900 hand-foot-mouth cases (including two deaths) in the first seven months of this year, according to the latest figures from the...

    Monday, 5th August, 2019
  • A research group from the Pasteur Institute in Vietnam’s southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City has completed their research into a vaccine against dengue fever, which is awaiting ethical approval from the Ministry...

    Monday, 5th August, 2019
  • Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has set up eight teams to inspect the prevention and fighting against dengue fever in 20 provinces and cities, state media reported. The move came after the country had recorded over 96,...

    Monday, 5th August, 2019
  • Severe drought across Vietnam, especially in central region and Central Highlands, has caused serious water shortage to the hydropower sector, state utility Vietnam Electricity (EVN) reported. The reserved water is...

    Monday, 5th August, 2019
  • About 10,000 families in the central province of Quang Tri are in a shortage of water for daily use due to a prolonged drought, according to the province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The...

    Monday, 5th August, 2019
  • Vietnam is estimated to have recorded 99 deaths due to natural disasters and fires and explosions in the first seven months of this year, according to the latest data from the General Statistics Office (GSO). Natural...

    Monday, 5th August, 2019