Mekong Delta takes action to prevent drowning incidents Society

Mekong Delta takes action to prevent drowning incidents

The Mekong Delta has the highest rate of drowning in the country, particularly in Dong Thap province, where the number of deaths due to drowning is 10 times higher compared to that of dengue fever and hand, foot and mouth disease combined.
Measles forecast to rise in Hanoi city Health

Measles forecast to rise in Hanoi city

Hanoi recorded 1,193 cases of measles since the beginning of this year, however, there has been no death from this disease, according to the city's health authorities.
Positive signs in Q1 socio-economic situation Society

Positive signs in Q1 socio-economic situation

Vietnam saw positive developments in many socio-economic aspects in the first quarter of 2019, with a GDP growth of 6.79 percent and stable macro-economy, said Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung.
Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam Society

Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam

People from Hanoi have Vietnam’s longest life expectancy, estimated at more than 75 years old, 1.6 years higher than the national average, according to the Hanoi Population and Family Planning branch.
Hi-tech pig slaughterhouse opened in Nam Dinh Business

Hi-tech pig slaughterhouse opened in Nam Dinh

A hi-tech pig slaughterhouse of the international standard run by Bien Dong DHS, one of the biggest of its kinds in the north, was inaugurated in Hai Nam commune, Hai Hau district, the northern province of Nam Dinh on November 4.
Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave Health

Hospitals requested for timely response during heat wave

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has sent a warning to provincial and city-level health departments, hospitals and health centres about the need to strengthen the monitoring of weather forecasts from the National Meteorological and Hydrological Forecast Centre and the implementation of medical examinations for people.