Action month for children 2012 launched

Action Month for Children this year will be themed, “For a society without violence and injuries to children” with a launch ceremony to take place on May 29 in the central province of Thanh Hoa.

Nation tries to reduce stunting malnutrition

Vietnam is facing challenges in its annual goals to reduce the rate of malnutrition among children under five years old from 30 percent to 2 percent by the year 2020.

Nutritionists met in Hanoi on Nov. 11 and said the target - which is a crucial element to improving the height of Vietnamese people - would be hard to reach in the next decade despite the good results that have already been achieved.

Sound legal framework urged for communication sector

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) should review policies and plans in order to create a favourable legal framework for the rapid and sustainable development of the information and communication sector.