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.
PSNews - The Da Nang Municipal People's Committee on October 28 launched the "Green-Clean-Beautiful Sunday" campaign in preparation for the upcoming APEC 2017 Economic Leaders' Week in Da Nang that runs from November 6 to 11.
PSNews – The Binh Dan Hospital on October 28 held a ceremony to mark one year since its deployment of robotic surgery for adults in Vietnam.
The whole project covers an area of 13,400 m2, including the International Media Center, a parking lot, green landscaping and technical infrastructure facilities.
A low pressure zone in Vietnam’s East Sea, internationally known as the South China Sea, is likely to strengthen into a tropical depression by October 28 and could intensify to a storm.
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.
PSNews – The Hanoimoi Newspaper, an organ of the Hanoi Municipal Party Committee, held a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of its first daily publication on October 24, in Hanoi (October 24, 1957 – 2017).
A 500-year flood cycle scheme to protect downtown Hanoi is part of a detailed flood prevention master plan that municipal agencies are working on.
Many policies for the disabled remain impractical and have yet to help students with disabilities access tertiary education.
Hanoi has put 95.31% of dengue hotbeds under control with no new infections in a 14 day period, while the other 240 remained active, according to statistics from the city’s Department of Health.
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.
PSNews – According to the list of the top 150 universities in Asia complied by London-based educational consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the 2 Vietnamese universities have secured their places.
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.
PSNews - At the event, AstraZeneca gave their commitment to invest US$1 million to build 150 outpatient clinics in service of the programme.
PSNews – The organizers of the fair hoped to send a message and raise the public awareness on the urgent need addressing climate change.
A bomb clearance and disposal team of Peace Trees Vietnam on October 17 has successfully defused 27 artillery shells left from the war in Huong Hoa district, Quang Tri province.
PSNews – Dong Nai province has asked the Ministry of Transport to reduce fees at the Bien Hoa BOT toll station for hundreds of cars transporting workers, students and inner-city buses.
PSNews - Hanoi on October 16 has experienced the first cold spell accompanied by light drizzle, dropping the temperature to below 23 degrees Celsius.
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.
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.