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