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NA wants more efficient climate change fight

11:24 10/10/2014

There is considerable overlap in the nation's climate change and green growth policies, and the country needs to better prioritise funding in implementing them, the National Assembly Standing Committee said on Wednesday, Oct 8.

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.

Law makers scrutinise Gov't 2014 reports

23:45 09/10/2014

The National Assembly Standing Committee examined several Government reports on the implementation of socio-economic tasks in 2014 and draft plans for 2015 during the last day of the committee's 32nd working session on October 9.

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...

Few sign up for voluntary insurance

07:23 03/08/2014

The national voluntary social insurance programme aims to provide insurance to society's most vulnerable groups, but many intended beneficiaries are uninformed or unable to participate.

BUSINESS IN BRIEF 27/7

06:23 27/07/2014

French businesses satisfied with HCM City investment climateFrench businesses that are currently operating in Ho Chi Minh City are satisfied with the investment environment in the locality, said a senior French official.

Draft law to get tough on real-estate brokers

11:00 17/07/2014

Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Tuesday called for the tightening of real-estate brokerage services as part of the draft Law on Real Estate Trading.

Political News July 16

10:32 16/07/2014

Citizens' identification bill under reviewThe draft law on citizens' identification was put on the table as the National Assembly Standing Committee convened its 29th session in Hanoi on July 14.

Vietnam plans to compile, use pool of experts by 2016

18:31 06/07/2014

A pool of at least 1000 experts in different fields that can be tapped for consultative and analytical services for various projects will be developed by 2016, it was reported at a recent workshop.

Social News Headlines 22/6

06:35 22/06/2014

Children's helpline receives 1.5m callsA State-run helpline known as Marvellous Key that provides 24-hour advice on child-related issues has received more than 1.

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