Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition Society

Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition

Vietnam reported about 700,000 cases of acute malnutrition each year, of which about 230,000 were severe and required medical treatment, according to Huynh Nam Phuong, deputy director of the Food and Nutrition Training Centre under the National Institute of Nutrition.
Programme 135 benefits over 209,000 families in Lao Cai Society

Programme 135 benefits over 209,000 families in Lao Cai

Over 209,000 households in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai have benefited from Programme 135, a government programme for the most vulnerable communes in ethnic minority and mountainous areas, in the 2011-2020 period , which had total budget of 1.63 trillion VND (69.8 million USD).
FTAs to bring both opportunities and challenges: Minister Business

FTAs to bring both opportunities and challenges: Minister

Joining new-generation free trade agreements (FTAs) ​​will help Vietnam diversify its economic and trade relations, especially expanding import and export markets, avoiding excessive dependence on a specific region and helping the economy cope better with external fluctuations.
Hanoi invests big in developing ethnic areas Society

Hanoi invests big in developing ethnic areas

Hanoi has consistently implemented the policy of allocating large amount of resources to the development of mountainous and ethnic minority areas in the city towards narrowing the gap between those areas and other localities, it was reported at a conference on October 3.
QR codes fail to meet expectations Business

QR codes fail to meet expectations

Since early 2018, Hanoi’s consumers have been able to scan quick response (QR) codes to trace the origins of agricultural products sold at supermarkets and convenience store, however, the impact of this change has been limited because producers find the system difficult to apply and consumers do not fully trust the codes' authenticity.