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public health

Seminar discusses prevention of alcohol abuse

Society

Seminar discusses prevention of alcohol abuse

The Ministry of Health held a seminar in Hanoi on November 8 on Vietnam’s international commitments to preventing the harmful effects of alcohol and beer, as well as the recommendations from international organisations towards the draft law on the prevention and combat of alcohol abuse.

Private sector’s role in global trade highlighted

World

Private sector’s role in global trade highlighted

Nearly 400 representatives of Governments and businesses, and experts at the New Economy Forum in Singapore on November 6-7 agreed on the need to promote the private economic sector in order to increase the firm connectivity of the global trade.

NA Chairwoman highlights importance of sixth session

Politics

NA Chairwoman highlights importance of sixth session

The sixth session of the 14th National Assembly is of great importance as it will review the country’s performance in the first half of the 2016-2020 tenure, said NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan at the opening of the session in Hanoi on October 22.

Vietnam to develop its own satellite

Sci-Tech

Vietnam to develop its own satellite

Vietnam is working to develop its own earth observation satellite, which will help the country manage natural resources and mitigate the impacts of climate change and natural disasters, a conference heard on October 18.

Vietnam looks to boost health cooperation with Argentina

Health

Vietnam looks to boost health cooperation with Argentina

Vietnam wants to learn from Argentina’s experience in campaigns to prevent harm from tobacco, alcohol and non-contagious diseases, as well as in providing initial healthcare and improving public health, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.

Vietnam qualified to export catfish to the US

Business

Vietnam qualified to export catfish to the US

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) under the US Department of Agriculture recently proposed that Vietnam would be eligible to export catfish and other fish products to the US market, according to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Hanoi, Gold Coast leaders discuss bilateral ties

Politics

Hanoi, Gold Coast leaders discuss bilateral ties

Mayor of the Australian city of Gold Coast Tom Tate and Chairman of the Hanoi City People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung discussed bilateral cooperation opportunities in culture, investment, trade and tourism during a working session in Hanoi on September 14.