General News

  • A delegation of the United States congressional staff led by Terra Lynn Sabag, Deputy Chief of Staff for U.S. Congressman Rick Larsen, visited the location of a dioxin remediation project in Danang airport in the...

    Monday, 22nd April, 2019
  • The Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) has just proposed the U.S. resume a lawsuit by Vietnamese victims against 37 U.S. chemical firms, including Monsanto and Dow Chemical. Major General...

    Monday, 22nd April, 2019
  • A U.S.-funded project on dioxin contamination remediation at Bien Hoa airport in the southern province of Dong Nai was launched on April 20. The launch ceremony, hosted by the U.S. Agency for International Development...

    Monday, 22nd April, 2019
  • Seventy poor patients in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai received free eye check-ups and cataract surgery at Yen Bai General Hospital from April 16-17. The examinations and surgeries were performed by...

    Monday, 22nd April, 2019
  • The Vietnamese prime minister has approved a project on boosting the application of information-technology to support socio-economic development and security in areas inhabited by ethnic minority groups in 2019-2025,...

    Monday, 22nd April, 2019
  • The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have jointly launched a mobile application to support Vietnamese people with disabilities, state media reported....

    Monday, 22nd April, 2019
  • The Department of Health in Ho Chi Minh City has been checking vaccine storage and handling to ensure quality of vaccines. As per the plan, from April 15 to July 10, the health watchdog has been paying visits to...

    Monday, 22nd April, 2019
  • The Vietnam National Cancer Hospital, also known as K Hospital, and some partners from the UK will join hands in improving cancer treatment in the Southeast Asian country, state media reported. The two sides hosted a...

    Monday, 22nd April, 2019
  • Vietnam will focus on developing grassroots healthcare units to prevent non-infectious diseases, as part of the health-population target program for 2016-2020, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien. Minister...

    Monday, 22nd April, 2019
  • Hanoi Health Department has reported that about 2,000 cases of measles – including two deaths – have been recorded nationwide so far this year. Since the beginning of this year, Hanoi has recorded 805 cases of measles...

    Monday, 22nd April, 2019