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Quang Ninh

Provinces revamp disease control

Health

Provinces revamp disease control

Almost half the country’s provinces have set up a centre for disease control by merging their centres for preventive health, prevention of HIV/AIDS, malaria and others, and the Ministry of Health wants the rest to follow suit.

Beaches nationwide crowded in summer

Travel

Beaches nationwide crowded in summer

The central provinces saw a rise in number of tourists to their beaches during the four-day national holiday in early May, signaling a bright prospect for sea tourism in the region and the nation.

Dossiers of expanded Ha Long Bay compiled to apply for UNESCO title

Society

Dossiers of expanded Ha Long Bay compiled to apply for UNESCO title

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) held the fourth meeting in the northern port city of Hai Phong on May 5 to update the progress of drafting dossiers re-applying for UNESCO’s recognition of Ha Long Bay in Quang Ninh with an extended area to Cat Ba archipelago of Hai Phong as World Natural Heritage site.