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Vietnamese expats in France raise fund for Ly Son islanders

11:44 | 10/21/2014

The Vietnamese People’s Association in France (UGVF) raised 1,300 EUR (US$1,600) at an event held on October 19 in support of the fishermen in Ly Son island district who protect the nation’s sovereignty over sea and islands.

Hard Rock Cafe plans Halloween scare

09:16 | 10/16/2014

Hard Rock Cafe HCM City will host two "Excitingly Scary" Halloween events on October 31 and November 1.

US helps local disadvantaged youths find jobs

19:22 | 10/07/2014

(VOV) - The US on October 7 granted US$20,000 to the Da Nang disadvantaged youth (REACH) centre, which specialises in providing vocational training, career advice and job placement services to disadvantaged youths.

VFF congratulates Muslims on Raya Aidil Adha festival

19:40 | 10/02/2014

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Nguyen Thien Nhan sent his greetings and best wishes to Muslim dignitaries and believers in Vietnam on October 2 on the occasion of the Raya Aidil Adha festival.

Vietnam, Laos cooperate on HIV/AIDS

14:16 | 10/01/2014

A bilateral conference on cross-border HIV/AIDS prevention in Vietnam and Laos took place in Hanoi on September 30.

Son La children face high risk of HIV infection

17:58 | 09/29/2014

(VOV) -Approximately 12,500 children in the northern mountain province of Son La are currently at high risk of being infected by HIV/AIDS, according to the provincial Department for Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Joint media programme supports HIV/AIDS prevention

17:54 | 09/29/2014

(VOV) - The National Committee for HIV/AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention and Control (NCHDPPC) and major national media agencies on September 29 signed an agreement to carry out a national public-service campaign aimed at stemming the spread of HIV/AIDS.

ASEAN Health Ministers’ Meeting adopts joint statements

08:22 | 09/20/2014

The 12th ASEAN Health Ministers’ Meeting wrapped up in Hanoi on September 19, adopting several joint statements of the meeting and its related ones.

Vietnam urged to counteract “aged” population scenario

08:57 | 09/18/2014

Vietnam needs to reverse the trend of becoming an “aged” population, a process which was first recognised in 2011.

Vietnam-bright spot in SEA fight against HIV/AIDS

19:45 | 09/12/2014

(VOV) - Over 800 delegates assembled on September 12 at a national scientific conference on HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases in Can Tho City.

ASEAN health ministers to gather in Hanoi for talks

09:57 | 09/12/2014

Health delegates from ASEAN region, China, Japan and the Republic of Korea (RoK) will meet in Hanoi from September 15-19 to discuss pressing regional health matters at the 12th ASEAN Health Minister Meeting.

Overseas Vietnamese sponsor charity run in UK

11:13 | 09/08/2014

(VOV) -VietPro, a social organization for Vietnamese professionals living in the UK, recently organised a charity run at Southwark Park in London to raise funds for HIV positive children.

UNICEF vows to protect children’s rights

17:59 | 09/05/2014

(VOV) - UNICEF will continue to assist Vietnam in perfecting policies and implementing concrete programmes to protect and take care of the nation’s children.

Tougher inspection needed for better reproductive health care

15:03 | 08/28/2014

Regular inspections should be carried out across the country on the implementation of legal documents concerning reproductive health care for young people, who account for nearly 40% of the total population.

Budget reductions cut into efforts to fight HIV/AIDS

10:13 | 08/18/2014

Decreasing foreign aid and the government plan to deprioritise investment for HIV/AIDS control is seen as growing concerns in the fight against the deadly disease, a government official said.