Vietnam’s CPI up slightly in November Business

Vietnam’s CPI up slightly in November

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in November went up 0.13 percent monthly, 2.62 percent annually and 2.38 percent from the last December, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Workshop supports LGBT in accessing health care services Society

Workshop supports LGBT in accessing health care services

The Center for Supporting Community Development Initiative (SCDI) held a workshop on November 23 in the south central coastal province of Binh Dinh to seek ways to support the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community’s access to health care services.
HCM City promotes medical tourism Travel

HCM City promotes medical tourism

Nguyen M., a 61 year-old overseas Vietnamese from Sweden, has decided to schedule a coronary intervention at University Medical Hospital HCM City (UMH).
Inflation in 2017 likely to stay below 4 percent: experts Business

Inflation in 2017 likely to stay below 4 percent: experts

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in September rose 0.59 percent, the highest level in 10 months except for August due to increasing tuition fees. However, experts said that inflation in the whole year will stand below 4 percent as such administrative changes that can be controlled.
HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients Health

HCM City struggles to set up clinics for HIV patients

To ensure delivery of HIV treatment services, the health sector in Ho Chi Minh City is accelerating coverage of health insurance for HIV patients as donor funding for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs and treatment will end in a few years now that Vietnam Nam has reached lower middle-income status as classified by the World Bank.
Expert: Health literacy investment needed Health

Expert: Health literacy investment needed

Investment in health literacy would be a useful initiative in Vietnam and other ASEAN countries to help reach health goals, according to Asian Health Literacy Association.
August CPI up 0.92 percent Business

August CPI up 0.92 percent

The consumer price index (CPI) in August rose 0.92 percent from the previous month and 3.35 percent over the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
CPI experiences slight rise in July Business

CPI experiences slight rise in July

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in July rose again by 0.11 percent, following the rebound of food prices, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Party leader urges Bac Kan to focus on infrastructure development Politics

Party leader urges Bac Kan to focus on infrastructure development

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong has suggested the northern mountainous province of Bac Kan seek ways to mobilise resources from the society to invest in transportation infrastructure development, thus propelling socio-economic growth and connecting with regional localities.