Vietnam-Chile free trade deal makes room for growth Business

Vietnam-Chile free trade deal makes room for growth

The Vietnam – Chile free trade agreement, which took effect last January, has opened up chances for their business communities, Chilean Vice Ambassador to Vietnam Alvaro Guzman said at a workshop in the southern province of Dong Nai on August 1.
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Bright prospect for dragon fruit exports

Vietnam now has more opportunities to ship dragon fruit, or thanh long in Vietnamese, to some choosy markets such as the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and China’s Taiwan in the coming time as local scientists have found a new way to protect the fruit from melon fly disease, a local newspaper reported.
Health ministry tightens epidemic prevention measures Health

Health ministry tightens epidemic prevention measures

The Ministry of Health has tightened epidemic prevention measures amid the threat posed by dangerous diseases such as of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, dengue fever, hand-foot-mouth and avian influenza.
Hanoi increases surveillance for Mers virus Health

Hanoi increases surveillance for Mers virus

The Hanoi Health Department has intensified health checks and inspections at Noi Bai International Airport in the face of the complex development of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) in the world.
Vietnam seeks to foster exports to FTA markets Business

Vietnam seeks to foster exports to FTA markets

Opportunities and challenges for Vietnam’s exporters in accessing international markets, especially now that the country has entered into free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations, were analysed at a workshop held in the northern province of Ha Nam on June 12.
HCM City works hard to prevent Middle East respiratory syndrome Health

HCM City works hard to prevent Middle East respiratory syndrome

Following the unpredictable development of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) infections, Ho Chi Minh City’s Health Department has requested related units to prevent the spread of the disease into Vietnam, especially by intensifying inspection works in international airports and border gates.
Bird flu kept under control nationwide Health

Bird flu kept under control nationwide

Vietnam reported no bird flu outbreaks during the weeks since April 2, with the five provinces to have previously suffered scares experiencing no new cases, the National Steering Committee on Bird Flu Prevention and Control said on April 15.
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Binh Phuoc boosts trade ties with Cambodian locality

The southern province of Binh Phuoc and Cambodia’s province of Kampong Cham on April 8 jointly opened a border crossing to facilitate two-way trade and their socio-economic development and ensure security and defence in the two localities.
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Lang Son spreads bird flu awareness

A communication campaign publicising the awareness on the threats of avian influenza strands A/H7N9 and H5N1 has been launched in the northern border province of Lang Son by the Ministry of Health and Lang Son province.
Bird flu reported in 22 provinces Health

Bird flu reported in 22 provinces

Bird flu has hit 22 provinces and cities across the country with over 80,000 infected chickens culled, according to the latest statistics from the National Steering Committee on Bird Flu Prevention and Control.
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Bird flu inspections strengthened at border gates

The Health Ministry has taken drastic measures to strengthen health checks and the inspections of imported goods at border gates, with the aim of preventing bird flu viruses from entering the country.