Japan helps Vietnam control HIV/AIDS Health

Japan helps Vietnam control HIV/AIDS

The National Hospital of Tropical Diseases and the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) signed a record of discussions for a cooperation project to set up a bench-to-bedside system for sustainable anti-virus (ARV) and HIV prevention in Vietnam.
Business Forum a highlight of GMS-6 Business

Business Forum a highlight of GMS-6

The first-ever Business Forum will be a highlight of the sixth Greater Mekong Sub-region Summit (GMS 6) to be held in Vietnam later this month, heard an international press conference in Hanoi on March 15.
Lawmakers: North-South road may be costly Politics

Lawmakers: North-South road may be costly

The Ministry of Transport should consider the possibility of cost overruns as it prepares to build a 654km section of the North-South expressway, NA deputies said at the ongoing fourth session of the 14th National Assembly in Hanoi on November 8.
Low Tet bonuses stop workers from going home Society

Low Tet bonuses stop workers from going home

The average bonus given to Vietnamese workers for Tet (Lunar New Year), a week-long festival that falls at the end of this month, is 4.9 million VND (218 USD) per worker, almost equivalent to a month’s average salary and 96 percent of last year’s level of 5.1 million VND (227 USD).
Indonesia arrests four IS-linked suspects World

Indonesia arrests four IS-linked suspects

Four terrorist suspects were arrested in Surabaya, East Java, with links to the self-proclaimed Islamic State, Indonesia’s National Police Chief Gen. Badrodin Haiti said on June 15.
ASEAN, UN foster comprehensive partnership World

ASEAN, UN foster comprehensive partnership

ASEAN and the United Nations have reaffirmed their partnership to work towards the realisation of the ASEAN Community and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.