New cold snap to hit northern Vietnam

New cold snap to hit northern Vietnam

A new cold spell is expected to come to the northern region of Vietnam from tomorrow, March 25, with temperatures in high mountainous areas to drop as low as below 11 degrees Celsius.

Former shareholder of Dai Tin bank faces criminal proceeding

Former shareholder of Dai Tin bank faces criminal proceeding

The police department for combating corruption and economic crime started criminal proceeding against Hua Thi Phan, a former shareholder of the Dai Tin bank, now the Vietnam Construction Bank (VNCB), and searched her house and office on March 24.

Vietnam, RoK share experience in national reform, development

Vietnam, RoK share experience in national reform, development

National reform and sustainable development in East Asia was the main topic of a forum jointly held in Hanoi on March 24 by the Development Strategy Institute under the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) and the Forum Oh-rae of the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Local administrations to play greater role in blindness prevention

Local administrations to play greater role in blindness prevention

Local administrations should play a greater role in the national strategy on blindness prevention, head of the national steering committee for blindness control and Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Viet Tien said at the committee’s debut meeting on March 24.

HCM City aspires closer links with Francophone localities

HCM City aspires closer links with Francophone localities

VOV.VN - Ho Chi Minh City wants to partner with and receive support from overseas resources, including French-speaking countries and their localities, to deal with challenges such as urban traffic, environmental pollution and climate change.

New project on HIV prevention among young drug users launched

New project on HIV prevention among young drug users launched

A new project has been launched to control HIV infection among young drug users aged 16 to 24 in Vietnam by the Centre for Supporting Community Development Initiatives (SCDI), according to the HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Office under the Ministry of Health.

Lung cancer patients to get free EGFR mutation testing

Lung cancer patients to get free EGFR mutation testing

The central city of Da Nang’s Oncology Hospital, in cooperation with the British–Swedish biopharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca, has launched its first-ever Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) mutation testing programme for non-small cell lung cancer patients in Vietnam.

Celebrities join campaign in response to Earth Hour

Celebrities join campaign in response to Earth Hour

VOV.VN - Emcee Phan Anh, the Ambassador of Earth Hour, together with other celebrities took part in a meeting in Hung Yen province on March 23, calling on people to save energy and protect the environment.