CPI up 4.15 percent in six months Business

CPI up 4.15 percent in six months

The consumer price index (CPI) in the first half of 2017 rose 4.15 percent compared to the same period last year, head of the Price Statistics Department under the General Statistics Office Vu Thi Thu Thuy reported at a press conference in Hanoi on June 29.
Vietnam, Cuba agree to beef up legislative ties Politics

Vietnam, Cuba agree to beef up legislative ties

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and her Cuban counterpart Esteban Lazo Hernandez agreed to enhance legislative ties between Vietnam and Cuba through the exchange of all-level delegations and experience sharing.
Lower food prices pull CPI down in May Business

Lower food prices pull CPI down in May

Consumer price index (CPI) in May dropped by 0.53 percent from the previous month mostly due to a sharp fall in food prices, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said on May 29.
Hospitals told to update guidelines Health

Hospitals told to update guidelines

Experts have urged hospitals to update their treatment guidelines in obstetrics and paediatrics to help reduce the number of matevrnal deaths and medical errors.
Consumer price index unchanged in April Business

Consumer price index unchanged in April

The consumer price index (CPI) in April remained unchanged from the previous month, but up 4.3 percent against the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on April 29.
Hospitals reflect on patient feedback Health

Hospitals reflect on patient feedback

Patients sent complaints about waiting for tests, motorbike parking and toilets to leaders of HCM City Paediatrics Hospital 1 via a new system installed there by the city’s Department of Health.
Prime Minister meets WHO leader in Hanoi Health

Prime Minister meets WHO leader in Hanoi

Director-General of the WHO Margaret Chan suggested that Vietnam should pay more attention to working together with WHO in preventive medicine to prevent diseases and accidents.
Quang Nam struggles to hire doctors Health

Quang Nam struggles to hire doctors

The central province of Quang Nam is struggling to recruit doctors for public hospitals and clinics because of low pay and tough working conditions.
Khanh Hoa ready for APEC 2017 Politics

Khanh Hoa ready for APEC 2017

Khanh Hoa has basically finished preparations for hosting activities within the framework of the APEC Year 2017, heard a meeting on February 7.
PM talks with religious dignitaries, followers nationwide Politics

PM talks with religious dignitaries, followers nationwide

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on December 19 held a meeting with 55 representatives from religious organisations nationwide to listen to religious followers’ opinions and proposals, aiming to better implement the law on belief and religions.
Drug, prostitution-free localities on the rise Society

Drug, prostitution-free localities on the rise

The number of drug and prostitution-free communes, wards and towns have been increased in recent years after the 10-year implementation of the resolution on building localities with healthy lifestyle.