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Son La reviews 10-year anti-drug trafficking with north Laos

Society

Son La reviews 10-year anti-drug trafficking with north Laos

The cooperation between the Son La province border guard force, the Vietnam Border Guard High Command’s anti-drug department and competent agencies of the Lao Houaphan and Luang Prabang provinces has successfully put an end to several major drugs cases in contribution to curbing the crime along the Vietnam – Laos borderline.

Population data plan lacks funding

Society

Population data plan lacks funding

A lack of funding is a major problem in implementing the master plan on simplifying administrative procedures, citizenship papers and the population management database for 2013-2020.

Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise

Health

Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise

Vietnam must step up efforts to ensure 90 percent of HIV-infected people will receive sustained antiretroviral (ARV) therapy by 2020, in line with the international UN target, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a meeting of National Committee for AIDS, Prostitution and Drug Prevention on December 8.