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Vietnam improves Global Innovation Index performance

Sci-Tech

Vietnam improves Global Innovation Index performance

Vietnam recorded the greatest ranking improvement on the Global Innovation Index 2018 (GII) thanks to the country’s efforts to deploy synchronous measures to improve its business environment, national competitiveness, and innovative capacity.

Free English classes offered at pagoda: Hanoi

Society

Free English classes offered at pagoda: Hanoi

Dozens of local children and adolescents were eagerly learning and practicing English activities with their foreign and Vietnamese teachers in an English class on Sunday morning in Phap Van pagoda in Hanoi’s Hoang Mai district.

Vietnam, Algeria look to further cooperation

Politics

Vietnam, Algeria look to further cooperation

Vietnam and Algeria need to make stronger actions to further promote their economic cooperation and bilateral partnership in line with the two newly emerging economies’ existing potential, said Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel.

French ambassador highlights growing Vietnam-France ties

Politics

French ambassador highlights growing Vietnam-France ties

French Ambassador to Vietnam Bertrand Lortholary highlighted the relations between Vietnam and France, stressing they have seen substantial progress in multiple fields, during an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency on the occasion of French Independence Day (July 14).

Vietnam vows to work towards sustainable fishery

Society

Vietnam vows to work towards sustainable fishery

The Vietnamese Government’s decision on July 9 to join the Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA) of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation to prevent and fight IUU fishing has received positive response from the FAO Committee on Fisheries and the international community.

Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

Health

Hospitals urged to ensure quality after fees drop

Hospitals in the country have been instructed to ensure health exams and treatment for insured patients as fees for 70 healthcare services will fall on July 15 under a newly issued circular, according to Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan.

British caver living in Vietnam to help with Thai rescue efforts

World

British caver living in Vietnam to help with Thai rescue efforts

Howard Limbert, a British caver who has spent the last 30 years of his life in central Quang Binh province and studying the caves in Vietnam, and Nguyen Chau A, Director of Oxalis Company, are heading to Thailand’s Chiang Rai province on July 4 to offer their assistance to a group of young boys that have been trapped in a cave for over nine days.