Vietnam hosts health sector’s 11th Asia-Pacific Future Trends Forum

Vietnam hosts health sector’s 11th Asia-Pacific Future Trends Forum

Leading policymakers, scientists, and experts from Asia’s health sector joined representatives from the World Bank at the 11th Asia-Pacific Future Trends Forum in Hanoi on November 12 to discuss global trends on health-related policies and to seek solutions to current challenges facing the sector.

Vietnam, France share medical expertise for field hospital staff

Vietnam, France share medical expertise for field hospital staff

The Vietnamese Ministry of Defence’s Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the French Defence Attache Office in Vietnam launched an exchange of medical expertise in Hanoi on November 12 for staff of level 1 field hospital under the engineer corps of the Vietnam United Nations Peacekeeping Mission.

Awards honour excellence amongst digital firms

Awards honour excellence amongst digital firms

A ceremony presenting first-ever Vietnam Digital Awards 2018 will be held at the Hanoi Opera House and broadcast live on VTV2 on November 19, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Minh Hong told the press on November 12.

Vietnamese embassy visits two injured in RoK factory explosion

Vietnamese embassy visits two injured in RoK factory explosion

Representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy and the Management Committee of Vietnamese Workers in the Republic of Korea, and the Employment Permit System (EPS) office on November 12 visited two Vietnamese labourers who had been seriously injured in the explosion of the fluoropolymer factory in Wonju city on November 10.

Festival raises public awareness of diabetes prevention

Festival raises public awareness of diabetes prevention

A festival to raise public awareness of the importance of early diabetes prevention and control was organised in Hanoi on November 11 as part of activities in response to World Diabetes Day (November 14).

Phu Tho court opens trial for major online gambling ring

Phu Tho court opens trial for major online gambling ring

The Phu Tho provincial People’s Court on November 12 brought to trial two former senior officers of the Ministry of Public Security (MoPS) and 90 accomplices for their alleged involvement in a major online gambling ring.

Green construction incentives needed: experts

Green construction incentives needed: experts

The government should offer preferential policies for property firms which develop green urban areas, said Do Viet Chien, General Secretary of the Vietnam Real Estate Association.

No Vietnamese victims reported in wildfires in California

No Vietnamese victims reported in wildfires in California

There has been no report on any Vietnamese national among the deaths caused by the wildfires that are raging through California, the US, killing at least 25 people as of November 11, according to the Vietnamese Embassy in the country.

Autonomous management gives boost to local universities

Autonomous management gives boost to local universities

After three years of implementing autonomous management, the higher education sector has witnessed several positive changes. However, obstacles remain which need to be addressed before the mechanism can be applied more widely.

Dengue fever sweeps across Quang Nam province

Dengue fever sweeps across Quang Nam province

VOV.VN - Bouts of dengue fever broke out in many localities across the Central province of Quang Nam with more than 2,480 cases being reported throughout 148 communes, wards and towns in the province so far.

HCM City sees sharp rise in dengue fever cases

HCM City sees sharp rise in dengue fever cases

The number of dengue fever cases in Ho Chi Minh City shot up by 125 percent in October compared to a year earlier and could rise further this month, the peak season, the Preventive Health Centre has warned.

BASF Kids’ Lab 2018 brings chemistry to the young and needy

BASF Kids’ Lab 2018 brings chemistry to the young and needy

BASF has kicked off the eighth annual BASF Kids’ Lab at KizCiti Edutainment Center, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City. In partnership with the city Department of Education and Training, the event offered primary students an opportunity to learn about the world of chemistry on November 9-10, 2018