Collaboration needed to support HCM City’s industrial products Business

Collaboration needed to support HCM City’s industrial products

Cooperation between the State, scientists, commercial banks and enterprises is needed to strengthen the development of Ho Chi Minh City’s key industrial products, a city official said at a seminar held on November 7 by the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.
Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam Health

Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam

The rate of blindness among people 50 years old and older has dropped strongly in the past decade, standing at 1.3 percent in 2015 from 3.1 percent in 2008, according to the latest survey conducted in 14 cities and provinces in 2015.
Genome of rare Linhzhi mushroom conserved Sci-Tech

Genome of rare Linhzhi mushroom conserved

The genome of rare Linhzhi mushrooms has been successfully conserved by scientists of the Phuoc Binh National Park in south central province of Ninh Thuan, opening opportunities for the production of the mushroom.
Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses Business

Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses

In spite of being implemented in 2011, the Government-supported agriculture insurance programme which aims to protect farmers against losses of crops and livestock has so far failed to attract farmers due to high premium and complicated procedures.
Vietnamese FM co-chairs 10th MGC Ministerial Meeting World

Vietnamese FM co-chairs 10th MGC Ministerial Meeting

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar co-chaired the 10th Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, on August 1 within the framework of the 52nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (AMM-52).
UNHRC adopts resolution on climate change and human rights World

UNHRC adopts resolution on climate change and human rights

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has adopted 26 resolutions, including a resolution on climate change and human rights co-authored by Vietnam, the Philippines and Bangladesh, during its 41st session in Geneva, Switzerland.
USAID launches Trade Facilitation Programme Videos

USAID launches Trade Facilitation Programme

U.S. Agency for International Development (or USAID) on July 10 launched its Trade Facilitation Programme in Hanoi. Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue attended the launching ceremony.
Flag tower to be erected on southwestern province’s island Society

Flag tower to be erected on southwestern province’s island

A ceremony was held on May 5 to break the ground for the construction of a flag tower on Tho Chu island, the southwestern province of Kien Giang with the participation of representatives of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee and its local chapter as well as the military unit on the island.