Vietnam climbs up UL safety index Business

Vietnam climbs up UL safety index

Vietnam is becoming a safer nation relative to many others, and once again improved its safety ranking in 2017, according to the latest report released by Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a global safety science company.
Society

Hanoi calls for HIV/AIDS prevention effort support

The Hanoi People’s Committee recently appealed for support from local State agencies and organisations in fighting HIV/AIDS and assisting children affected directly or indirectly by HIV, a pressing issue currently facing the capital city.
Society

Vietnam’s 100 best places to work announced

Unilever, P&G, Vinamilk, Nestle, IBM, Vietcombank, Microsoft and Coca Cola top the list of Vietnam’s 100 best places to work, which was announced in Ho Chi Minh City on February 14
Vietnam attends 127th general assembly of IPU Politics

Vietnam attends 127th general assembly of IPU

Vietnam’s National Assembly is fully committed to supporting the international community’s efforts to protect fundamental rights of humans for the sake of peace, stability and sustainable development.
Society

New plan targets labour safety

Increased awareness among all stakeholders is necessary to improve working environments in Vietnam , which generally suffer from several forms of pollution as well as a lack of safety precautions, experts said.
ASEAN women plan to expand economic power Politics

ASEAN women plan to expand economic power

Enhancing women’s economic power is one of the important measures needed to narrow the gap in gender equality and contribute to sustainable economic development in each country and in the world.
Health

Industrial zone authority launches healthcare plan

The HCM City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA) has worked with local drug producers to launch a programme to take care of workers' health with the use of locally made medicine.
Health

Industrial zone authority launches healthcare plan

The HCM City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (HEPZA) has worked with local drug producers to launch a programme to take care of workers' health with the use of locally made medicine.
Health

Nearly 40,000 Vietnamese die of smoking annually

Vietnam is estimated to have 40,000 deaths from smoking-related diseases each year, quadruple the number of fatalities caused by traffic accidents and this number is forecast to climb to 70,000 by 2030.