Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam Health

Blindness rate drops strongly in Vietnam

The rate of blindness among people 50 years old and older has dropped strongly in the past decade, standing at 1.3 percent in 2015 from 3.1 percent in 2008, according to the latest survey conducted in 14 cities and provinces in 2015.
Deputy PM attends 5th China-South Asia Expo in Kunming Business

Deputy PM attends 5th China-South Asia Expo in Kunming

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam attended the opening ceremony of the 5th China – South Asia Expo (CAS Expo) and the 25th China Kunming Import and Export Commodities Fair in Kunming, the capital of China’s Yunnan province on June 14.
VN Index hits new record high Business

VN Index hits new record high

Vietnam’s benchmark VN Index marginally surpassed the record high of 1,170 points on March 22 as energy stocks remained upbeat and insurers and agriculture firms performed strongly as well.
Vietnam’s pharma sector set for growth Business

Vietnam’s pharma sector set for growth

Vietnam’s pharmaceutical market is estimated to record revenue of 5.2 billion USD in 2017, a 10 percent increase from last year, and the market is set for double digit growth within the next 5 years.
All eyes on Sabeco shares Business

All eyes on Sabeco shares

Vietnamese shares are expected to move marginally in the last two trading weeks of 2017 as investors take a rest, however the selling of brewer Sabeco shares should give a short boost to the market.
Market rebounds on large-caps Business

Market rebounds on large-caps

Shares rebounded on August 14 after four consecutive downturns on the two national stock exchanges last week, boosted by recovery of large-cap stocks.
Stock market shows rosy signs   Business

Stock market shows rosy signs

The domestic stock market experienced positive developments in the first half of this year, with growth seen in both the VN-Index and HNX-Index.
TPP poses challenges for drug firms Business

TPP poses challenges for drug firms

Local pharmaceutical companies should improve their competitive advantage before Vietnam signs the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement in order to avoid losing their regional market share.
Vinamilk helps shares rise again Business

Vinamilk helps shares rise again

Vietnamese shares rose on June 28, covering losses made during the session as dairy firm Vinamilk boosted investor confidence on its latest announcement on foreign ownership.
Experience in building Pharmacy Law shared Health

Experience in building Pharmacy Law shared

The Pharmacy Law has helped strengthen State management over pharmacies and ensured the people’s right to quality medicine over its 10 years in existence, but now it needs to be updated.
Business

Pharmaceutical companies rush to expand business

More and more domestic pharmaceutical firms have recently announced plans to expand their production as the market has shown signs of picking up in recent months, an English language news website reported.
Culture - Sports

Local firms to lead drug market

The latest development plan for the pharmaceutical industry sets ambitious targets that can create growth opportunities, but could also prove difficult for local firms to achieve, experts say.