Sluggish land clearance hampers ODA disbursement Business

Sluggish land clearance hampers ODA disbursement

Slow site clearance is a deeply-ingrained problem that has dogged the disbursement of official development assistance (ODA) loans, Director General of the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Economic Relations Department Luu Quang Khanh.
Nguyen Phuong Nga elected as VUFO President Society

Nguyen Phuong Nga elected as VUFO President

Secretary of the Party Delegation of Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations’(VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga has been elected as VUFO President for the 2013-2018 tenure, winning all 119 approval votes.
Quang Tri mobilises resources to settle post-war landmines Society

Quang Tri mobilises resources to settle post-war landmines

The central province of Quang Tri has mobilised more than 20 projects and non-project aid packages worth over 4 million USD in the first nine months of the year to address the lingering consequences of bombs and mines left by wars across the locality.
Vinh Phuc province promotes foreign aid Society

Vinh Phuc province promotes foreign aid

The northern province of Vinh Phuc will create optimal conditions for foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs), businesses and individuals to support its disadvantaged localities and needy people.
Nearly 1 in 6 TB patients undetected: expert Health

Nearly 1 in 6 TB patients undetected: expert

About 126,000 people have tuberculosis (TB) in Vietnam, but fewer than 106,000 have received treatment, while the others are undetected and sometimes unaware of their status, said Director of the Hanoi-based Central Pulmonology Hospital Nguyen Viet Nhung.
TB elimination faces hurdles Health

TB elimination faces hurdles

Shortage of funding and trained personnel, as well as social discrimination, are undermining Vietnam’s hard-won success in combating the scourge of tuberculosis.