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Revenues plummet amid global health emergency

Unprecedented public health challenges have crimped a hefty sum of profits of both foreign-invested enterprises and domestic counterparts. 

Easy-to-make egg masks for brighter skin

Egg is a nutritious kind of food that is popular in daily diets. Yet, not many people know that egg is also a useful material for nurturing skin, which helps bring along bright, smooth and shiny skin.

Caring for face skin with yoghurt

Yoghurt is not only a good kind of food but also a useful material for nurturing skin at home. 

Exercises at home to keep fit during isolation

Being stuck indoors all day and night could turn you into a couch potato, especially as all the gyms are closed and people should only being leaving their homes to do essential tasks like grocery shopping. 

Measles resurgence fear amid coronavirus

Millions of children risk missing out on measles vaccines, Unicef warns.

Vietnamese PM talks on outcomes of Special ASEAN, ASEAN+3 Summits on COVID-19

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc granted an interview on the outcomes of the Special ASEAN and ASEAN+3 Summits on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Simple ways to nurture face skin during isolation with cucumber

As the world works from home with many people self isolating, now is not the time to neglect your skin care.

HCM City, Hanoi redirect flights from South Korea to Van Don and Can Tho airports

All flights from South Korea to Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi and Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCM City will be re-directed to Van Don and Can Tho airports to relieve pressure on medical centres in Hanoi and HCM City, according to a decision by the Government.

The plastic ingestion scourge

Plastics undoubtedly affect our environment – and they are shaping up to be an emerging threat to human health as with every breath and every bite, plastics are entering our bodies – without researchers having a full grasp of the implications. 

Gauging impact of nCoV on Vietnam

At this point of time, it might be impossible to fully gauge the implications of the novel coronavirus outbreak (nCoV) on the local economy.

nCoV: Vietnam capable of producing sufficient medical masks

Prices of masks have been driven up by hoarding and citizens’ spookiness.

Standard set helps lift hospital quality

Dr Luong Ngoc Khue, director general of the Administration of Medical Service, Ministry of Health, talks to Vietnam News Agency about how hospital quality standards improved healthcare after being introduced in 2012.

No cases of acute pneumonia caused by nCoV in Vietnam

No cases of acute pneumonia, caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV), have been reported in Vietnam by January 19, according to the Preventive Medicine Department under the Ministry of Health (MoH).

Women go under the knife for perfect tummy

Showing off her hot body with a flat belly in a tight black dress on Facebook, 40-year-old Huong Vu from Switzerland asks her friends to help her choose the tattoo to cover up a scar on her tummy.

The one who makes the world a better place

Quynh Hoa recently spent the day at the Central Military Hospital 108’s Centre for Craniofacial and Plastic Surgery to understand more about the army doctors’ intelligence and devotion.

Mothers banking on the success of volunteer scheme

Le Thi Thanh Huong is on her way to the bank to make a withdrawal.


E-prescriptions to replace written versions nationwide

Written medical records could be on their way out, as pilot software will allow patients to use codes to access their e-prescriptions on a national online prescription system.

Health ministry attempts to calm flu fears

The Ministry of Health has announced there are no new mutations of influenza viruses or drug-resistant strains in Vietnam.

Vietnam gets new generation vaccine technology from UK

New vaccine production technology from a British university has been transferred to Vietnam which may help lower the cost and shorten production times.

Despite overall optimism, health remains top concern of VN consumers

It's understandable that Vietnamese are increasingly concerned about health issues as air and water pollution has become palpable in large cities.