Pork price pushes up November CPI Business

Pork price pushes up November CPI

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of November increased by 0.96 percent compared to last month, the highest growth for November’s CPI in the last nine years.
Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians World

Forest fire haze causes breathing problems to over 900,000 Indonesians

The number of Indonesians suffering respiratory problems or ISPA caused by smoke from forest and peatland fires blanketing parts of Borneo and Sumatra in the past few months has reached over 919,000, according to Indonesia’s National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) spokesman Agus Wibowo.
Deputy Defence Minister pays official visit to Myanmar Politics

Deputy Defence Minister pays official visit to Myanmar

Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army and Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lt. Gen. Phan Van Giang, accompanied by a high-ranking military delegation, departed for an official visit to Myanmar on September 24.
Kien Giang strengthens cooperation with Cambodian province Politics

Kien Giang strengthens cooperation with Cambodian province

Vietnam’s southern province of Kien Giang and Cambodia’s Kep province have agreed to boost cooperation in 2019 and the following years, striving to implement well agreements and treaties signed by the two countries’ States, Governments, ministries and departments.
Drug administration launches pharmaceuticals databank Health

Drug administration launches pharmaceuticals databank

Information of medicines as well as their producers and distributers is now available on the website drugbank.vn - the first drug and medicine databank in Vietnam, which was launched by the Ministry of Health’s Drug Administration of Vietnam (DAV) in Hanoi on August 12.
HCM City's retail sales remain strong Business

HCM City's retail sales remain strong

Ho Chi Minh City’s retail sales and services grew by 12.2 percent year-on-year in the first half to nearly 600 trillion VND (25.8 billion USD), according to its Department of Industry and Trade.