USAID helps Vietnam redouble efforts to end TB Health

USAID helps Vietnam redouble efforts to end TB

Vietnam National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP) and USAID on December 15 expanded the Ministry of Health/NTP’s “Double X” Strategy for tuberculosis (TB) case identification in a bid to wipe out this respiratory disease in Vietnam by 2030.
Hanoi to open 40 more OCOP showrooms Business

Hanoi to open 40 more OCOP showrooms

Hanoi will open 40 more showrooms for goods from the local “One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) programme in 2021, making them more popular among domestic consumers and foreign visitors.
Indonesia sets goal to vaccinate 75 million people against COVID-19 World

Indonesia sets goal to vaccinate 75 million people against COVID-19

Indonesia’s Ministry of State-owned Enterprises (BUMN) is targeting to supply non-subsidised vaccines to 75 million people within the next eight or nine months, said BUMN Minister and Chief Executive of the Committee for Handling COVID-19 and Economic Recovery (KPCPEN) Erick Thohir.
Tra Vinh spends billions of dong on improving minority groups’ life Society

Tra Vinh spends billions of dong on improving minority groups’ life

The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh spent over 413 billion VND (17.8 million USD) from the central and local budgets for implementing policies for local ethnic minority groups in the 2016-2020 period, creating remarkable improvements in the living conditions for local Khmer communities.
IBM committed to support Vietnam’s technology advancement Sci-Tech

IBM committed to support Vietnam’s technology advancement

IBM Vietnam will offer new online resources for teachers and students to learn the foundations of artificial intelligence (AI) for free to prepare the next generation of leaders with the skills and knowledge needed to adopt AI responsibly in Vietnam.
Youth ideas for cleaning ocean awarded Environment

Youth ideas for cleaning ocean awarded

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in cooperation with the Cu Lao Cham - Hoi An World Biosphere Reserve held a ceremony on December 11 to award winning teams of the Youth Innovative Ideas for an Ocean without Plastic programme.