Society

No-Smoking battle wins ground: poll

Findings from a survey released on May 5 revealed that 77 percent of Vietnamese people who had seen anti-smoking material oppose being exposed to second hand smoke in public places.
Society

Contest encourages younger writers

Young professional and amateur writers are being encouraged to participate in a writing contest held by three prestigious national organisations.
Business

WHO urges higher cigarette tax

Raising cigarette taxes could be the most effective way of reducing the high smoking rate in Vietnam, according to participants at a seminar on smoking prevention held in Binh Duong Province last week.
Business

Tobacco tax aims to reduce smokers

An increase in the tobacco tax will help reduce the number of smokers in Vietnam , according to an overview survey on tobacco tax in Vietnam conducted by the Public Health University on March 9 in Hanoi.
Business

Hospitality industry raises image in France

“ Vietnam -a favourite destination” was what Vietnamese travel agents highlighted at a meeting with French partners in Paris on December 14, offering a number of discount tours and new products.
Society

Experts warn of dangers of smoking

A training course to boost public awareness on smoking prevention for 30 members of southern media organisations was held in Vung Tau city of southern coastal Ba Ria-Vung Tau province on Sept. 9.