Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues Health

Domestic, global focus needed to address public health issues

A combination of various public health and preventive medicine specialties should be paid attention to at the domestic and international levels to protect people’s health amid emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases globally, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son told a recent conference at the Pasteur Institute in HCM City.
HCM City braces for Black Friday Business

HCM City braces for Black Friday

Black Friday, the biggest retail promotion of the year, is ubiquitous in Ho Chi Minh City with most shopping centres and stores offering discounts of up to 90 percent.
Story of Vietnamese “banh mi” introduced in foreign newspaper Society

Story of Vietnamese “banh mi” introduced in foreign newspaper

“Hard to resist” is what Theign Yie Phan, a head chef of a restaurant, describes Vietnamese “banh mi” (sandwich), which opens an article entitled “Story of the banh mi: Vietnam’s super sandwich that took on the world” run in the South China Morning Post.
National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS Health

National U=U campaign launched to control HIV/AIDS

A national communication campaign named “undetectable equals untransmittable” (U=U, or Khong phat hien=Khong lay truyen K=K in Vietnamese) was launched in Hanoi on October 22 with the support of the US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Local hotel industry faces challenge in technology Business

Local hotel industry faces challenge in technology

The domestic hotel industry will face many challenges during development, especially in the application of technology, according to an expert from Savills Vietnam – a foreign property service provider in Vietnam.
Indonesia investigates possible ISIS link in Papua riots World

Indonesia investigates possible ISIS link in Papua riots

The Indonesian National Police's Counterterrorism Squad, Densus 88, is probing a likely involvement of the Islamic state (ISIS) group in a string of riots in the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua, Indonesia’s Antara News Agency reported.