Malaysia considers total e-cigarette ban World

Malaysia considers total e-cigarette ban

Malaysia is considering banning the sale of electronic cigarettes following reports of deaths in the US linked to e-cigarettes, said the country’s Minister of Health Dzulkefly Ahmad on October 14.
NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141 Politics

NA Vice Chairwoman busy with sidelines meetings at IPU-141

Vietnamese NA Permanent Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong had separate meetings on October 13 with officials of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and Myanmar’s parliament on the sidelines of the 141st Assembly of the IPU (IPU-141) in Belgrade, Serbia.
Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction Environment

Vietnam responds to Int’l Day for Disaster Reduction

The Central Steering Committee for Disaster Prevention and Control, UNICEF and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) held in Hanoi on October 12 a ceremony in response to the International Day for Disaster Reduction to review impacts of natural disasters and climate change in recent years, thus defining orientations for future coordination activities.
Nearly 200 outstanding Hanoi enterprises honoured Business

Nearly 200 outstanding Hanoi enterprises honoured

Close to 200 businesses representing over 270,000 enterprises in Hanoi were honoured at a programme held at the Opera House on October 11 night for their outstanding performance as well as their important contributions to the development of the capital city and the nation.
Indonesia promotes development of blue economy World

Indonesia promotes development of blue economy

The Indonesian Government is focusing efforts on developing its blue economy in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), supported by technology, tourism and energy innovations.
HCM City most populous in Vietnam: official Society

HCM City most populous in Vietnam: official

As of April 1, Ho Chi Minh City’s population was nearly 9 million, being the most populous locality of Vietnam, announced vice head of the municipal Statistics Office Vo Thanh Sang on October 11.
Hanoi promotes itself as safe, friendly city Travel

Hanoi promotes itself as safe, friendly city

Hanoi has been shortlisted for the World’s Leading City Destination at the 2019 World Travel Awards (WTA), providing an excellent opportunity for the Vietnamese capital to promote itself as a safe and friendly destination for both domestic and foreign visitors.
Ca Mau reviews 10 years of building new-style rural areas Society

Ca Mau reviews 10 years of building new-style rural areas

The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau has managed to convert 30 out of 82 communes into new-style rural areas, an increase of 36.6 percent compared to 2010, heard a conference on October 8 to review 10 years of implementing the new-style rural area building programme in the locality.