Ambassador suggests ways to deepen Vietnam–Australia ties Politics

Ambassador suggests ways to deepen Vietnam–Australia ties

The cooperation potential between Vietnam and Australia is extensive and remains largely untapped, as such both sides ought to go the extra mile to deepen their comprehensive partnership, Ambassador to Australia Luong Thanh Nghi told the Vietnam News Agency.
Health

Efforts needed to improve health care in Central Highlands

Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien has urged Central Highlands provinces to accelerate the completion of construction on a regional general hospital and continue improving the grassroots health system to ensure proper health checks and treatment for locals.
Business

Vietnam’s produce finds growth in foreign markets

Vietnam has removed numerous technical barriers for its agricultural products to penetrate foreign markets with focus on the US, Japan, Australia and the Republic of Korea (RoK), reported The Voice of Vietnam (VOV).
Business

Vietnam strengthens farm produce quarantine

Vietnam is intensifying quarantine over its vegetables and fruits to facilitate the export of these products to foreign markets, with a focus on the US, Japan, Australia and the Republic of Korea (RoK).
Business

Vegetable, fruit exports valued at 1.47 billion USD

Vietnam’s exports of vegetables and fruits in 2014 posted a dramatic revenue growth of 40 percent to 1.47 billion USD, 90 percent of which were contributed by fruits, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh announced on December 30.
Vietnam takes active measures to prevent bubonic plague Health

Vietnam takes active measures to prevent bubonic plague

The Ministry of Health on December 4 sent urgent dispatches to the Ministry of Transport and provincial municipal People’s Committees asking them to actively prevent bubonic plague as the epidemic killed at least 40 people in Madagascar while also hitting many other countries including the US and China.
Vietnam halts Australia fruit imports Business

Vietnam halts Australia fruit imports

Vietnam plans to cease the import of 38 kinds of fruits from Australia from 2015, the Plant Protection Department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced on December 17.
Health

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia foster fight against infectious diseases

The preventive medicine bodies of Vietnam , Laos and Cambodia agreed on a plan that will coordinate their actions in combating infectious diseases, especially Ebola, at the shared border during a conference in the central city of Da Nang on December 4.
FTAs to bolster up Vietnam’s economy: minister Business

FTAs to bolster up Vietnam’s economy: minister

More new opportunities will be opened up for Vietnam on economics, trade and investment once the country’s free trade agreements (FTA) with its partners are reached, said Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang.
Avian flu reported in Mekong Delta province Society

Avian flu reported in Mekong Delta province

Avian influenza virus subtype H5N1 appeared in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh as 177 chickens in Phong Thanh commune, Cau Ke district, were tested positive for the virus, the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development affirmed.
Business

MoF urges simpler customs procedures

The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has asked 11 concerned ministries to join hands in simplifying administrative procedures to create the most favourable conditions for import-export activities.
Vietnam moves to promote agricultural exports to Mexico Business

Vietnam moves to promote agricultural exports to Mexico

The Vietnamese commercial counsellor in Mexico had a number of meetings with local officials and entrepreneurs over the past few days to seek ways to help Vietnamese agricultural products make further inroads into the Latin American market.
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia join hands to fight Ebola Health

Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia join hands to fight Ebola

Representatives from the health sector of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia have agreed on a joint action programme to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, particularly Ebola, through their shared aviation and land ports of entry.
Vietnamese man tests negative for Ebola Health

Vietnamese man tests negative for Ebola

A Vietnamese guest worker who returned from Guinea, one of the countries affected by Ebola, was unlikely to carry the deadly virus, health officials said on November 2.
Hanoi, Lao Cai ready to tackle Ebola virus Health

Hanoi, Lao Cai ready to tackle Ebola virus

Hanoi’s health sector and relevant authorities have implemented a number of Ebola response measures, from preparing healthcare facilities and equipment to training personnel and organising drills.