Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment Society

Vietnam a shining light in HIV/AIDS treatment

As one of four countries, alongside Germany, Switzerland and the UK, with the best HIV/AIDS treatment in the world, Vietnam has a rate of HIV-infected people receiving antiretroviral (ARV) treatment with a viral load below the inhibitory threshold reaching 96 percent, contributing to reducing HIV infection in the community, a health official has said.
District-, commune-level administrative units to be streamlined Society

District-, commune-level administrative units to be streamlined

As many as six administrative units at the district level and 546 units at the communal level have been streamlined under a plan of rearrangement of administrative units for the 2019-2021 period, according to Vu Dang Minh, chief of Office of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA).
Legislature adopts revised Youth Law Politics

Legislature adopts revised Youth Law

The National Assembly (NA) passed the draft revised Youth Law with the support of 91.3 percent of deputies present at the plenary sitting on June 16 - part of the ongoing ninth session in Hanoi.
'Funky balls' could be added to banned drug list Society

'Funky balls' could be added to banned drug list

The Government has asked the Ministry of Public Security to study and add recreational nitrous oxide balloons, also known as funky balls, to the list of drugs and precursor substances for strict management and supervision.
Amended Enterprise Law to protect minority shareholders Business

Amended Enterprise Law to protect minority shareholders

Over the last six years, the 2014 Enterprise Law and its implementing Decrees have had positive impacts on creating a favourable and equal business environment, promoting the establishment, development and expansion of business of enterprise.
Law on Enterprises should be revised to improve business climate: CIEM Business

Law on Enterprises should be revised to improve business climate: CIEM

As the Law on Enterprises is no longer suitable due to heavy burdens of administrative procedures it placed on local firms, a revised bill is necessary to better the business climate and enhance the competitive edge of the economy, according to the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM).