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Shadow economy measuring scheme to be proposed in Q1

Business

Shadow economy measuring scheme to be proposed in Q1

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has been tasked with compiling a project on measuring Vietnam’s non-observed economy (NOE), to be submitted to the Government in the first quarter of 2018, according to Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen The Phuong.

Hanoi to focus on developing hospitals

Health

Hanoi to focus on developing hospitals

The capital city of Hanoi will spend big on hospital development, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said at a meeting to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the Vietnamese Doctors’ Day (February 27) in Hanoi on February 23.

Lam Dong ensures clean water in rural areas

Society

Lam Dong ensures clean water in rural areas

The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong aims to help 99 percent of its rural population have access to hygienic water by 2020, 73 percent of which will use water that meets the Ministry of Health’s standards.

Student develops desalination kit

Environment

Student develops desalination kit

Nguyen Ngoc Anh and his associate Pham Duy Linh from Can Tho University have invented a system that uses sunlight to desalinate water, and successfully tested it in a house in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre .

ADB helps Vietnam improve rural healthcare

Health

ADB helps Vietnam improve rural healthcare

ADB on June 22 announced that it has approved 60 million USD in loans  to help  Vietnam improve its health services, particularly in poor, remote communities which lack skilled workers and quality health facilities.