President’s decision on amnesty announced Politics

President’s decision on amnesty announced

The President’s Decision on Amnesty was announced at a press conference in Hanoi on Aug. 28 on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the August Revolution (August 19) and National Day (September 2).
Society

Great efforts made to care for war invalids

Caring for war invalids and fallen soldiers’ families have been a central focus of efforts by the Party, State and people for decades with many important policies issued to improve their living conditions.
Hand washing can prevent diseases Health

Hand washing can prevent diseases

Washing hands regularly can help prevent virus-based diseases, which have become more prevalent worldwide, heard a seminar on May 19 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Ministry vows to get tough on spam Sci-Tech

Ministry vows to get tough on spam

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has vowed to take bolder steps to crack down on spam messages sent via internet and mobile phones, which is rapidly spreading with others cyber-crimes.
Campaign for older people’s health reviewed Health

Campaign for older people’s health reviewed

As many as 32,500 old and retired people across the nation received free health check-ups, medicine and gifts thanks to a campaign calling for more efforts in caring the health of the elderly, which began on August 3.
Politics

NA deputies meet public in Hoa Binh, Ha Nam provinces

National Assembly (NA) lawmakers on May 6 held meetings with members of the public in the northern provinces of Hoa Binh and Ha Nam to collect their opinions ahead of the legislative body’s seventh session, which is scheduled for May.
Society

Widespread effort needed to provide jobs for disabled workers

Providing vocational training and creating jobs for persons with disabilities (PWDs) requires collaboration among authorities at all levels and the whole society, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Nguyen Trong Dam has noted.
Society

Proper policies needed to reduce transport costs

Transport costs of cargo and passengers by road always have a huge impact on the price of other commodities and services, in which freight charges account for a large amount of expenditure of the state budget.
Business

Economic restructuring to be accelerated this year

The Government has committed to undertaking economic restructuring in 2014, focusing on investment, credit organisations, the financial market, State-owned enterprises (SOEs), agriculture and rural areas, and industry and service.
Efforts sought to give children healthy hearts Health

Efforts sought to give children healthy hearts

Thousands of Vietnamese children living with congenital heart disease, the most common type of birth defect that can lead to death, are awaiting social support to regain control over their lives.