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Vietnam responds to Global Hand-Washing Day

15:07 10/10/2014

More than 600 students and members of the provincial Women's Union attended a ceremony on October 9 in the northern province of Lao Cai to respond to Global Hand-Washing Day, which takes place every year on October 15.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 10/10

06:27 10/10/2014

WB: Vietnam economy grows beneath potentialThe World Bank (WB) projected Vietnam's economy would expand at a lower-than-expected pace and beneath its potential.

Conference focuses on establishing seafood production chains

23:45 09/10/2014

Creating effective seafood production chains was the main topic of a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on October 8.

Vietnam considers lifting import ban on French beef

23:38 09/10/2014

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has been tasked with assessing whether to lift the ban on beef imports from France once the products meet Vietnamese requirements.

Vietnam rice exports to rise by 6%: FAO

09:53 08/10/2014

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has predicted that Vietnam's rice exports would increase by six per cent year-on-year to 6.

Deputy PM urges building of plans for super storms

09:43 08/10/2014

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has urged all ministries, sectors and localities to draft their own response plans for strong and super strong storms by June next year at the latest.

GM crops targeted to make up 30-50% of cultivation

07:45 06/10/2014

The Government wants to start cultivating new strains of genetically-modified (GM) crops next year with a target to expand the area under cultivation of GM crops to between 30% and 50% of the total farmland by 2020, said an...

Social News 6/10

06:15 06/10/2014

Diabetes affects more than 5% of Vietnam's population: surveyAs much as 5.42% of the total population, suffers from diabetes, according to a study conducted with more than 11,000 respondents between the age of 30-69 as part of...

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 6/10

06:15 06/10/2014

No housing loan for civil servantsThe State Bank of Viet Nam (SBV) last Wednesday denied offering a VND2-billion (US$95,200) credit package to high-income civil servants and soldiers who want to buy a house or apartment.

Social News 5/10

06:33 05/10/2014

North to benefit from urban developmentThe Ministry of Construction and the World Bank (WB) on Wednesday launched a results-based national urban development program in the northern mountainous region.

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