Vietnam sets 2025 health targets

31/10/2017 15:03

By 2025 about 95 per cent of the Vietnamese population will be covered by the national health insurance, according to a target set by a resolution of the 6th Plenum of Communist Party of Vietnam, which concluded on October 11.

PM asks for prompt measures supporting flood-hit communities

27/10/2017 10:23

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked for prompt measures to be taken to support flood-hit communities’ re-building efforts during a meeting with officials from Thanh Hoa, Hoa Binh, Yen Bai and Son La in Hanoi on October 26.

Promoting dissemination of insurance policies for ethnic people

24/10/2017 20:47

PSNews -  A seminar themed “Disseminating insurance policies and mobilizing local and ethnic people to voluntarily buy social insurance in Northwestern provinces” was organized by the Vietnam Social Insurance, Committee for Ethnic Minority Affairs and Ethnic Minority and Development Newspaper in Dien Bien city (Dien Bien province) on October 21.

20 years of the internet in Vietnam

22/10/2017 16:10

Vietnam was officially connected to the global internet on November 19, 1997. Over the past 20 years, the internet has rapidly developed in the country.

"For a Healthy Lung" agreement signed

22/10/2017 14:43

PSNews - At the event, AstraZeneca gave their commitment to invest US$1 million to build 150 outpatient clinics in service of the programme.

EU Climate Diplomacy fair in Hanoi

18/10/2017 15:16

PSNews – The organizers of the fair hoped to send a message and raise the public awareness on the urgent need addressing climate change.

More than 94,000 Vietnamese die from cancer every year

17/10/2017 09:44

PSNews – Associate Professor, Dr. Tran Van Thuan, Director of the K Hospital (specializing in treating cancers) spoke at a ceremony in response to the World Hospice and Palliative Care Day that Vietnam has rapidly increased new cases of cancers from 68,000 cases in 2000 to 126,000 cases in 2010. It is predicted to surpass 189,000 cases by 2020.

UN commits to supporting Vietnam in peacekeeping activities

15/10/2017 10:50

Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh had meeting with UN Deputy Secretary General and Head of the Department of Peacekeeping Operation (DPKO) Jean-Pierre Lacroix and Director of the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) Agnes Marcaillou in New York, on October 13.