Vietnamese doctors have successfully transplanted 6 organs from 1 donor to 4 patients for the first time, including a kidney transplant on a 15-year-old boy with kidney failure at Pediatrics Hospital No2 in HCM City, the country’s first organ transplant on a child using a donated kidney from a brain-dead adult.
PSNews – Vietnam is a lucrative market for oversea education consultant firm. In fact, many education consultant firms use different methods to approach potential customers. They sometimes reach rich local families, give them false information and persuade the parents to send their children to other countries, even though their children still have not met the admission requirements of international universities.
The Ho Chi Minh City Department of External Relations convened a conference on December 24 to review its performance in 2018 and chalk out tasks for the next year.
Transport Minister Nguyen Van The visited a unit of the traffic police in Hanoi on December 24 to inspect their implementation of a communications programme to improve helmet safety amongst children.
No Vietnamese has been reported dead or missing in a volcano tsunami that hit Sunda Strait, Anyer Beach and South Lampung of Indonesia’s Banten and Lampung provinces as of December 23 morning, according to the Embassy of Vietnam in Indonesia.
Volunteer Vietnamese soldiers who laid down their lives in the fight against the Khmer Rouge genocidal regime in Cambodia were commemorated at a ceremony in Phnom Penh on December 21.
Gia An 115 Hospital – the first health care facility constructed in the form of public-private partnership (PPP) in Ho Chi Minh City – was inaugurated on December 22.
Christmas is just around the corner and a festive spirit fills the air. Streets, parks, recreation centers and shopping malls have been beautifully decorated with Christmas trees and figures of Santa Claus, and are getting more crowded with people. Everything looks ready for Christmas.
Hanoi plans to construct a pedestrian tunnel costing about 80 billion VND (3.44 million USD), connecting Tran Nguyen Han Street and Chuong Duong Do Street in Hoan Kiem district.
Football has inspired patriotism and national pride, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on December 21 when hosting the national football team and head coach Park Hang-seo who have just won the trophy of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup 2018.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong asked the General Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control to continue improving its forecast and coordination capacity to minimize damage caused by natural disasters in 2019.
The price of E5 bio-petrol has dropped slightly by 394 VND per litre, while that of RON95 fell by 318 VND per litre following an announcement of petrol price adjustments released by the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Industry and Trade on December 21.
PSNews - Due to the torrential rains, high flood tides and large waves during the mid-December, the coastline area of Vinh Hai Commune, Phu Loc District, Thua Thien Hue Province is suffering severe erosions at several locations of the local coastline with more than 3.3 kilometers in total.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has described all archives kept at the National Archives Centre IV, based in Da Lat city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, as priceless assets of the nation.
The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong plans to build Da Lat into a smart city, and is currently seeking the Government’s assistance in the work.
Former Director General of the Dong A Bank Tran Phuong Binh was sentenced to life in prison by the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on December 20 in the trial of 26 defendants who were involved in the loss of over VND3.6 trillion (US$153.47 million) at the bank.
Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have been very active in social welfare projects across Vietnam, said Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Tan Dung at a conference in Hanoi on December 19 to promote cooperation with NGOs in this field.
As Christmas is drawing near, Hanoi’s streets on these days have been filled with the vibrant colours of thousands of Christmas decorations.
PSNews – At the conference, experts delivered nearly 30 speeches regarding cardiology, respiratory, image analyzation; diagnostic issues from the fetal stage to child ages; health and ethical laws; diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of prenatal and postnatal pulmonary deformities, roles of the pediatricians.
PSNews - The Youth Union chapter of the Border Guard Newspaper on December 15 in collaboration with the Coc Pang Border Station and the charitable group "Love for the Border" organized the program "Warm jackets for border children going to school" at the border commune of Duc Hanh, Bao Lam District, Cao Bang Province.