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Contraband cigarettes totaled 1 billion packs in 2014

Contraband cigarettes totaled 1 billion packs in 2014

18:06 | 16/6/2015

Efforts continue but smuggled cigarettes still arriving in Vietnam in large quantities.

Outbreaks trigger vaccine shortages

Outbreaks trigger vaccine shortages

15:31 | 15/6/2015

Conference told many parents prefer to wait for imported vaccines than use those supplied for free under the national immunization program.

Water at exhorbitant rates in drought-stricken Quang Tri

Water at exhorbitant rates in drought-stricken Quang Tri

17:22 | 12/6/2015

Prolonged drought has resulted in water levels at many lakes and rivers around Khe Sanh in Quang Tri province falling to record lows, with many...

Vietnam free of MERS so far

Vietnam free of MERS so far

11:30 | 12/6/2015

No cases of deadly virus identified in Vietnam to date according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

More than 70% of population registered for health insurance

More than 70% of population registered for health insurance

20:45 | 11/6/2015

Increasing numbers of Vietnamese people now have health cover.

Cat Bi Airport struggling to cope

Cat Bi Airport struggling to cope

13:46 | 10/6/2015

Excessive passenger numbers and crumbling infrastructure may see Hai Phong airport close temporarily, according to CAAV.

MoH makes preparations to limit MERS-CoV

MoH makes preparations to limit MERS-CoV

13:55 | 9/6/2015

Ministry of Health holds meeting to discuss measures taken to address any danger MERS-CoV may present to Vietnam.

Planning approved for Xuan Mai urban area

Planning approved for Xuan Mai urban area

11:38 | 9/6/2015

Hanoi gives green light to overall planning of Xuan Mai, in Chuong My district, as a satellite urban area.

Task forces set up to tackle MERS

Task forces set up to tackle MERS

09:04 | 8/6/2015

Health Ministry instigates training for task forces in north, central, southern, and central highlands regions.

Vietnam revisits two child policy

Vietnam revisits two child policy

16:26 | 6/6/2015

Draft Law on Population to be put before NA meeting.

Decision coming on design of Hanoi urban railway carriages

Decision coming on design of Hanoi urban railway carriages

22:45 | 5/6/2015

Trains used on the Cat Linh - Ha Dong route in Hanoi will be imported from China, with a final decision on the design to come shortly

70 new species found in Vietnam

70 new species found in Vietnam

14:17 | 5/6/2015

World Wide Fund for Nature announces 139 new flora and fauna species found in Greater Mekong Subregion, 70 of which are in Vietnam

EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

  • Benefits for both
    Benefits for both

    Mr. Chris Humphrey, Executive Director of the EU-ASEAN Business Council, spoke...

  • Driving force
    Driving force

    The EVFTA will make Vietnam an even more attractive investment environment for...

  • Making the most of the EVFTA
    Making the most of the EVFTA

    Experts and industry insiders share their thoughts with VET on the newly-signed...

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Vietnam - Japan Relations

Human Resources in Vietnam

  • Forever changed
    Forever changed

    The formation of the ASEAN Economic Community later this year will alter the...

  • Hard sell
    Hard sell

    Vietnam's growing retail sector has resulted in a boom in personnel demand,...

  • Comings & goings
    Comings & goings

    The upcoming AEC is more important than many realize as regional labor movement...