Society

Japan supports telecom technician training

Vietnam ’s Ministry of Information and Communications will continue to implement a programme to train telecom technicians for Laos , Cambodia and Myanmar with funding provided by Japan .
Politics

Kuwaiti oil minister makes field trip to Thanh Hoa

Kuwaiti Minister of Oil and Information Ahmad Al-Abdulla Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah on Sept. 22 worked with the authorities of the central province of Thanh Hoa , where Kuwait is joining hands with partners to build the Nghi Son oil refinery.
Politics

State President to attend UN summits

State President Nguyen Minh Triet will lead a delegation to the UN Security Council’s Summit and the general debate of the 64th UN General Assembly in New York from Sept. 23-26.
Society

Tenth death from A/H1N1 awaits confirmation

Vietnam ’s Health Ministry has not yet confirmed a tenth death from the A/H1N1 flu although the Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute’s test has shown the victim was positive to the virus.
Business

Local firms raise salaries despite recession

The average gross salary increased 16.47 percent during the period from April 2008 to March 2009, according to the latest announcement from the Navigos Group, the leading recruitment solutions provider in Vietnam.

This is one of the final results of the Vietnam Salary Survey 2009 which was released on September 23 in Ho Chi Minh city.
More A/H1N1 flu cases reported Health

More A/H1N1 flu cases reported

Vietnam confirmed 154 more cases of A/H1N1 influenza on Sept. 6, bringing the total number of flu patients in the country to 3,636 with two deaths.
180 A/H1N1 cases reported today Health

180 A/H1N1 cases reported today

An additional 180 patients were tested positive for the A/H1N1 flu on Sept. 3, bringing the total of confirmed cases in Vietnam to 3,201 by 5 pm on the same day.