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Higher power bills shock many

Higher power bills shock many

18:41 | 26/6/2015

Numerous households have been unpleasantly surprised after receiving their electricity bills.

Quarantined Russian tourist tests negative for MERS

Quarantined Russian tourist tests negative for MERS

15:36 | 24/6/2015

Local healthcare authorities hold woman in isolation but clear her of carrying the virus.

First typhoon of season rolls in

First typhoon of season rolls in

16:45 | 23/6/2015

Northern areas batten down the hatches as Typhoon Kujira approaches.

17,000 households living in slums in HCMC

17,000 households living in slums in HCMC

07:51 | 20/6/2015

Slums continue to plague southern city despite relocation programs being in place since 1993.

Hot weather pushes up power bills

Hot weather pushes up power bills

13:48 | 17/6/2015

Power consumption rose significantly in May as people sought relief from air conditioners.

Facebook an important part of daily life

Facebook an important part of daily life

19:43 | 16/6/2015

More than 30 million Vietnamese use Facebook and spend an average of two and a half hours every day on the social network site.

HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention still requires greater awareness

HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention still requires greater awareness

18:09 | 16/6/2015

Conference told that HIV/AIDS prevention and control measures facing a number of issues.

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.

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...