Thang Long - Hanoi
Hanoi, Lao Cai ready to tackle Ebola virus
Hanoi’s health sector and relevant authorities have implemented a number of Ebola response measures, from preparing healthcare facilities and equipment to training personnel and organising drills.
Hanoi shines in health care provision
Hanoi is taking the lead in meeting the population’s healthcare needs, a conference to review the implementation of the 2011-2015 health programme heard in Hanoi on October 21.
Vietnam, Switzerland work on low-cost medicines
The Vietnam Ministry of Health and Switzerland’s Novartis Group have signed a memorandum of understanding on low-cost with the aim of increasing Vietnamese people’s access to essential generic drugs that they can afford.
HIV/AIDS prevention in Mekong Subregion enhanced
A project to enhance the prevention of HIV / AIDS in the Greater Mekong Subregion was launched in Hanoi on October 2.
US charity provides help for kids with heart disease
A foundation set up by the US-based UPS Corporation, a global leading provider of specialised transportation and logistics services, has donated 30,000 USD to fund heart surgery for poor children in Vietnam.
Nutrition week aims to improve public health
The Ministry of Health will launch a “Nutrition and Development” week from October 16-23, carrying the message of ensuring nutrition security and food safety for all people’s health.
Milk substitutes put babies at risk, warn global bodies
WHO and UNICEF have warned that Vietnamese children's health could be at risk because of inappropriate labelling and marketing of breast milk substitutes on sale.
Dien Bien records second A/H1N1 fatality
A 72-year-old man in the northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien was reported dead on September 27. He had succumbed to A/H1N1 influenza, becoming the flu’s second fatality in the province this year.
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Vietnam, Finland sign air transport agreement
Vietnam and Finland signed an aviation agreement in Hanoi on October 20.
Institutional reform high on development agenda
Institutional reform is a priority in Vietnam’s socio-economic development strategy for 2011-2020.
Imported brews, grub at Hanoi's Oktoberfest
A celebration of Germany's Oktoberfest will be held in Hanoi on October 23-24.
Prime Minister’s Europe trip deemed a success
PM Nguyen Tan Dung’s Europe visit and his participation in the ASEM-10 are successful.
NA convenes 8th session
The 13th National Assembly's 8th session opened in Hanoi on October 20.
Vietnam puts forth initiatives at ASEM-10
The PM proposed strengthening mechanisms on dialogue and cooperation at ASEM-10 in Milan.
Germany to bring East Sea issue to ASEM-10
Germany and other EU countries will raise the East Sea issue at the 10th ASEM in Milan on October 16-17.
PM calls for investment from Germany
Vietnam is accelerating the equitisation of SOEs, offering opportunities for foreign investors.
Ebola response plan and drill prepared
Appropriate calculation techniques for rice export price needed: expert
Conference highlights wooden architecture preservation in Hue
Business with Vietnam Forum held in Canada
Vietnam’s Top Brands 2014 announced
Construction begins on second made-in-Vietnam offshore oilrig
NA leader welcomes UN Under-Secretary-General
Ethnic minority fabrics add to ao dai designs
Badminton: Vietnamese player back in world top 20
Thanh Hoa province prepares for tourism year
Shares keep falling on both bourses
Law to ease real estate restrictions
Russia’s leading nuclear corporation chairman visits Vietnam
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