Female scientists honoured with Kovalevskaia Award Sci-Tech

Female scientists honoured with Kovalevskaia Award

Female scientists who have successfully isolated the new strain of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, making Vietnam one of the first four countries to successfully isolate this virus, have received the Kovalevskaia Award 2019.
PM orders attention to bird flu fight Society

PM orders attention to bird flu fight

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered ministries, agencies and authorities of centrally-run cities and provinces to strengthen measures in the fight against the A/H5N1 flu on poultry and humans, while the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel corona virus (nCoV) is spreading.
Ministry seeks to sell farm produce in face of nCoV outbreak Business

Ministry seeks to sell farm produce in face of nCoV outbreak

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference in Hanoi on February 3 to seek ways to promote the trade and production of farm produce, given the complicated development of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV) which originated in China’s Wuhan in late December 2019.
Vietnam, US boost cooperation in infection, drug resistance prevention Health

Vietnam, US boost cooperation in infection, drug resistance prevention

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the US Robert Redfield signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in infection prevention and antibiotic resistance and infection surveillance related to medical care in Hanoi on December 12.
Bird flu detected in Phu Yen province Health

Bird flu detected in Phu Yen province

An outbreak of A/H5N6 influenza, also known as bird flu, which is transmittable to humans, has been detected in the central province of Phu Yen, said a local official.
Vietnam ready for production of two influenza vaccines Health

Vietnam ready for production of two influenza vaccines

The Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) has completed the clinical trials of two types of seasonal influenza vaccine, which are expected to receive approval for commercial use in 2019, said Dr Le Van Be, head of the institute.
Spices could be nice export earner Business

Spices could be nice export earner

Vietnam has the potential to boost its exports of star anise and cinnamon, but needs supportive policies from the Government, the Lang Son Star Anise Association has said.
Vietnam, WHO enjoy fruitful ties in over four decades Health

Vietnam, WHO enjoy fruitful ties in over four decades

Since Vietnam and the World Health Organisation (WHO) set up their partnership in 1976, the WHO, as the world leading technical consultation body in health care, has helped Vietnam’s greatly improve its health sector.
Building GMS, CLV regions of sustainable, prosperous development Politics

Building GMS, CLV regions of sustainable, prosperous development

After three effective working days in Hanoi from March 29-31, the sixth Greater Mekong Subregion Summit (GMS-6) and the 10th Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam Summit on Development Triangle Area (CLV-10) wrapped up successfully, demonstrating the aspiration and determination of the GMS countries in building a Mekong subregion of peace, prosperity, and sustainable development for people.