AIPA enhances regional ties towards drug-free community Videos

AIPA enhances regional ties towards drug-free community

The 3rd Meeting of the AIPA Advisory Council on Dangerous Drugs was held on June 29 to exert strategic and sustained efforts to achieve a drug–free ASEAN community. Permanent Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Tong Thi Phong attended the event.
Seminar discusses Da Nang’s development programmes Society

Seminar discusses Da Nang’s development programmes

The People’s Committee of the central coastal city of Da Nang organised a seminar on June 3 to discuss the implementation of its “Five No’s”, “Three Yes’s”, and “Four Safety” programmes aimed at ensuring the city’s path towards sustainable development.
Drug addiction drives youngsters to commit crimes Society

Drug addiction drives youngsters to commit crimes

Drug addiction among young people has remained high and is the main cause of crimes among them, with half of young addicts having committed crimes, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise Health

Vietnam aims to treat HIV, halt drug rise

Vietnam must step up efforts to ensure 90 percent of HIV-infected people will receive sustained antiretroviral (ARV) therapy by 2020, in line with the international UN target, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said at a meeting of National Committee for AIDS, Prostitution and Drug Prevention on December 8.
Sharp rise in seriously ill mental patients Health

Sharp rise in seriously ill mental patients

There has been a sharp year-on-year increase in the number of people suffering from serious mental illnesses, according to a senior official of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).