New rural area building a focus in NA’s hearing Politics

New rural area building a focus in NA’s hearing

The national target programme on new rural development was a focus during the National Assembly’s questioning of Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong, the first Government official to take the floor before the NA during the Q&A session on November 6.
EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life Society

EPZ official urges improvements in workers' quality of life

Private sector investment in social infrastructure is needed to raise the quality of life for workers in export processing zones and industrial parks, Tran Cong Khanh, chief of the secretariat of the Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority.
Seoul tourism promoted in Hanoi Travel

Seoul tourism promoted in Hanoi

The tourism agency of Seoul held an event in Hanoi on September 3 to promote the capital city of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnamese travellers, with the participation of Korean firms and 130 travel and aviation enterprises of Vietnam.
Seminar seeks promoting private sector’s involvement in HIV combat Health

Seminar seeks promoting private sector’s involvement in HIV combat

The Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) under the Health Ministry, the US Embassy and several international organisations held a seminar in Hanoi on August 30 to discuss the private sector’s participation in Vietnam’s HIV/AIDS prevention and control programme.
HCM City’s satellite emergency service to get more stations Health

HCM City’s satellite emergency service to get more stations

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health plans to set up more satellite emergency stations at public and private hospitals around the city to meet the increasing need for emergency assistance at people’s homes and other locations outside medical facilities.
Thailand tightens control of eight products World

Thailand tightens control of eight products

The Thai Government has tightened its grip on the movement of eight products on the new price control list to curb smuggling from neighbouring countries, shore up domestic prices and prevent a spread of crop diseases.