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Hanoi, HCM city focus on stamping out dengue fever
The capital city of Hanoi has been taking efforts to stamp out the dengue fever outbreak which has plagued the city in recent months, with nearly 15,400 cases reported in 12 districts so far this year.
RoK, US defence chiefs to meet in late August
21:06 15/08/2017
The Defence Minister of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Song Young-moo and his counterpart of the US Jim Mattis will meet in Washington on August 30th.
Ho Chi Minh city to put river bus into operation
18:46 14/08/2017
Ho Chi Minh city’s first river bus route, running 11 kilometers through districts 1 and 2, Binh Thanh and Thu Duc districts, will officially begin operation in late August, with the expected ticket of VND15,000 each turn.
Sugar apples in harvest season
18:42 14/08/2017
In early August, in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son’s Chi Lang district, visitors enjoy the local specialty, sugar apple. This year, the district reports a record sugar apple productivity of 15,000 tons.
Cattle foot-and-mouth disease put under control
10:35 13/08/2017
The cattle foot-and-mouth disease type A has been put under control in the country with only one hotbed left in Ia Sal Commune, Ayum Pa Town in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai as of August 11th, according to the Department of Animal Health.
Banks ask for higher credit growth limit
20:16 12/08/2017
Many commercial banks have asked the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to expand the credit growth limit as they have almost used up the assigned quota for the whole year.
Forum promotes vegetables, fruits trade to China
20:08 12/08/2017
A forum promoting trade in Vietnamese and Chinese vegetables and fruits took place in the northern border province of Lang Son on August 11th.
Huge potential for Vietnam’s rice exports to Singapore
19:54 12/08/2017
There remains considerable potential for Vietnam to export rice to Singapore, according to a Vietnamese delegation which visited Singapore in early August to seek ways to boost the shipment of agricultural products to this country.
Lao PM offers sympathies on flood losses in northern Vietnam
19:47 12/08/2017
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on August 11th sent sympathies to his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc over heavy human and property losses caused by recent floods triggered by prolonged rains in the north of Vietnam.
Nation wholeheartedly treats AO victims
16:51 11/08/2017
Apart from guidelines and policies on addressing the consequences caused by Agent Orange (AO), each year, the Party and State earmarks over VND10 trillion to give allowances, healthcare and rehabilitation to AO victims and support extremely disadvantaged regions affected by the toxic chemical.