National medical council makes debut Health

National medical council makes debut

The national medical council officially made its debut at a ceremony in Hanoi on January 15, which has been regarded as a milestone of the domestic health care sector.
Vietnam looks to speed up digital transformation process Business

Vietnam looks to speed up digital transformation process

Measures to speed up digital transformation in health care, finance-banking and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) were discussed at symposiums held on December 15 in the framework of the 2020 Vietnam Digital Transformation Day (DX Day 2020).
ASEAN, EU should boost economic, trade cooperation: Minister World

ASEAN, EU should boost economic, trade cooperation: Minister

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh proposed ASEAN and the EU beef up economic and trade cooperation at both bilateral and regional levels, with a focus on urgent issues such as supply chains and non-tariff barriers, while addressing the eighth ASEAN-EU Business Summit held online on November 19.
Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences Society

Seven working groups set up to handle flood consequences

The Ministry of Health (MoH) on October 29 decided to establish seven working groups to address post-flooding environmental issues, promote disease prevention, and offer nutrition consultation to seven central provinces which were hit by recent storms and floods.
AIPA 41 in strategic position to coordinate efforts against COVID-19: Philippine official World

AIPA 41 in strategic position to coordinate efforts against COVID-19: Philippine official

In the midst of uncertainty and seemingly unending health and economic shocks brought about by the COVID-19 global crisis, the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) is in a strategic position to serve as a platform to coordinate and integrate efforts of AIPA member parliaments to help stem the tide of the contagion, according to a Philippine official.
Indonesia to spend over 24 bln USD on stimulus funding in 2021 World

Indonesia to spend over 24 bln USD on stimulus funding in 2021

The Indonesian Government has announced that it will allocate 356.5 trillion Rp (24.04 billion USD) for COVID-19-related stimulus funding next year in an effort to continue supporting the country’s economic recovery and strengthen the health care system, including the provision of a coronavirus vaccine.