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Vietnam looks to boost health cooperation with Argentina

Health

Vietnam looks to boost health cooperation with Argentina

Vietnam wants to learn from Argentina’s experience in campaigns to prevent harm from tobacco, alcohol and non-contagious diseases, as well as in providing initial healthcare and improving public health, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.

HCM City fights fake goods, trade fraud

Business

HCM City fights fake goods, trade fraud

HCM City authorities are seeking more effective measures in the fight against counterfeit products, smuggled goods and trade fraud as e-commerce grows at a fast pace, an official has said.

HCM City’s CPI up 0.48 percent in August

Business

HCM City’s CPI up 0.48 percent in August

The consumer price index (CPI) of Ho Chi Minh City in August increased 0.48 percent against the previous month and 3.51 percent compared with the same period last year, the municipal Statistics Office reported on August 30.

Consumer Price Index slightly rises in August

Business

Consumer Price Index slightly rises in August

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in August inched up 0.45 percent month-on-month, and 3.89 percent from the same time last year, pushing up the eight-month figure to 3.52 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

Cigarette smuggling remains unabated

Society

Cigarette smuggling remains unabated

Cigarette smuggling has caused a loss of thousands of billions of Vietnamese dong each year for the State, according to figures released by the Vietnam Tobacco Association at a symposium held on July 23 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.