Politics

State President Triet busy in New York

Vietnam regards Japan as one of its most important partners, thus it places importance on developing its strategic partnership with Japan, for peace and prosperity in Asia, State President Nguyen Minh Triet has said.
Society

Social workers meet HIV/AIDS kids

The Hanoi Association for HIV/AIDS Control held a get-together with children affected by HIV/AIDS on September 22 to promote their spirit on the occasion of the new school year and mid-Autumn festival.
Society

Vietnamese officers assist poor Cambodians

Doctors from Company No. 12 under the Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence on Sept. 4 presented gifts to 150 poor patients who are undergoing treatment at a hospital in Cambodia ’s Santouk district.
Society

Campaign against mother-to-child HIV transmission

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong has called for organisations from the central to grassroots levels and all the people, especially women, to actively take part in a campaign to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission.
Health

HCM City queries pricing of Tamiflu

The municipal Department of Health will carry out inspections of all pharmacies to check the pricing and quality of the anti-viral drug Tamiflu next week, according to officials.
Health

US supports Vietnam in blood safety

A US-sponsored blood safety workshop is underway in Can Tho city to strengthen the capacity of laboratory officers and technicians of military hospitals nationwide, the American Embassy said on August 10.
Health

RoK doctors offer health care to Quang Ngai residents

Doctors from Chung Ang University’s Hospital, an affiliate of the Republic of Korea group, Doosan, will conduct surgery free of charge for children with harelips and cleft palates in the central province of Quang Ngai.
Society

Government assures children best of care

State Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan pledged to provide the best possible conditions for children to take part in social activities and asked relevant agencies to consider children’s concerns and interests.
Society

US pledges aid for Mekong sub-region countries

The US has pledged to provide 150 million USD to improve health, educational and the environment in countries in the Mekong sub-region including Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos later this year.
Society

Children speak out on their rights at forum

Nearly 200 children from HCM City clubs and schools posed questions and offered suggestions about protecting children’s rights at a two-day forum that ended in HCM City on July 20.
Politics

Mandela Day marked in Vietnam

Representatives from the embassies of South Africa , India and Brazil visited the Birla Children’s Village in Hanoi on July 18 as part of a programme to mark Mandela Day.