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Nearly 20,000 Vietnamese register for organ donation

Health

Nearly 20,000 Vietnamese register for organ donation

Nearly 20,000 people have registered to donor their organs after death so far, a surge compared with that of five years ago, heard an international conference on human organ transplant coordination held by the National Coordinating Centree for Human Organ Transplants in Hanoi on March 18.

Thua Thien-Hue eyes sustainable forest development

Environment

Thua Thien-Hue eyes sustainable forest development

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue plans to grow 13,000 hectares of large-timber forest by 2020, with 40 percent of which received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)’s certificate, ensuring that products come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.

Vietnam still in need of tissue, organ donation

Health

Vietnam still in need of tissue, organ donation

The number of people registered for tissue and organ donation has remained very small and fails to meet the nation’s demand for organ transplants, said Nguyen Hoang Phuc, Deputy Director of the National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation.

Japan's Sojitz buys Vietnam’s Saigon Paper

Business

Japan's Sojitz buys Vietnam’s Saigon Paper

Japanese trading house Sojitz has purchased Vietnam's Saigon Paper for about 10 billion JPY (91.2 million USD), inking a deal to tap the fast-growing demand for cardboard and tissue paper in the Southeast Asian country, according to Nikkei Asian Review. ​