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Holiday surge for hospitals

Health

Holiday surge for hospitals

More than 6,500 people were admitted to hospitals in HCM City over the recent four-day holiday because of traffic accidents, physical fights, and food poisoning, among other reasons.

Seminar discusses impact of alcohol abuse

Society

Seminar discusses impact of alcohol abuse

The Vietnam Journalists Association and Canada’s HealthBridge Foundation in Vietnam held a seminar on the role of the press in preventing the negative impact of alcohol abuse, in Hanoi on January 8.

Europe eyes Vietnam investments

Business

Europe eyes Vietnam investments

European investors are eyeing further investments in Vietnam, the Ambassador and Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to the country, Bruno Angelet said.

Experts urge gradual consumption tax hike

Business

Experts urge gradual consumption tax hike

Vietnam should increase special consumption taxes on goods like liquor and tobacco in "reasonable" increments over several years so as to discourage smuggling and other forms of illicit trade, experts have said.

Vietnam to increase tax on tobacco, beer, spirits

Business

Vietnam to increase tax on tobacco, beer, spirits

Vietnamese lawmakers have agreed to raise the special consumption tax (SCT) imposed on tobacco, beer and spirits, as proposed by the Government, from 2016, with a view to curbing consumption of those items that are harmful to health.