Hanoi schools to shut on bad air days Society

Hanoi schools to shut on bad air days

Kindergartens and primary schools in Hanoi will be closed if the air quality index (AQI) hits 300 and above, equivalent to hazardous levels, city authorities announced on December 25.
Myanmar: A H1N1 death toll reaches 71 ASEAN

Myanmar: A H1N1 death toll reaches 71

Death toll caused by seasonal influenza, A (H1N1) pdm09, rose to 71 across Myanmar on July 24 as the figure was unveiled by the Public Health Department under the Ministry of Health and Sports on July 25.
PM active in Sweden Politics

PM active in Sweden

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc met King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and attended the Vietnam-Sweden business forum in Stockholmon on May 27 during his official visit to the European country.
Health ministry launches “Healthy Lung” portal Health

Health ministry launches “Healthy Lung” portal

The Medical Examination and Treatment Department under the Ministry of Health, in coordination with the AstraZeneca multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, launched the “Healthy Lung” portal in Hanoi on August 16.
Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu ASEAN

Indonesian Government warns citizens against flu

The Indonesian Government has warned its citizens against flu as it can lead to fatal complications such as pneumonia, as the government learns that many Indonesian people do not seek medical help until the disease becomes worse.
Experts slam Vietnam’s air pollution Health

Experts slam Vietnam’s air pollution

Vietnam has an increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) repeatedly issuing warnings that it is among the most air-polluted countries in the Asia-Pacific region, according to health experts.
Indonesia detects 27 forest fire hotspots World

Indonesia detects 27 forest fire hotspots

Indonesia’s Terra and Aqua satellites have detected 27 hotspots with risk of forest fire in seven provinces of Sumatra archipelago, according to the Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG).