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Electronic medical records to be adopted throughout Vietnam next monthicon
SOCIETY2 hours ago0

Electronic medical records to be adopted throughout Vietnam next month

Electronic medical records for all Vietnamese citizens will be adopted nationwide next month, according to the Ministry of Health.

 
Phu Yen becomes 58th locality in Vietnam with African swine fevericon

Phu Yen becomes 58th locality in Vietnam with African swine fever

SOCIETY
11 hours ago

The central province of Phu Yen on Monday reported its first outbreak of African swine fever in Eabar Commune, Song Hinh District, making it the 58th locality in Vietnam affected by the virus.

Dien Bien struggles to close illegal gold mineicon

Dien Bien struggles to close illegal gold mine

SOCIETY
13 hours ago

Illegal gold mining on Bo Tot Mountain in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien has been posing a risk to public security since 2017.

Driver gets 3.5 years in prison for fatal car crashicon

Driver gets 3.5 years in prison for fatal car crash

SOCIETY
18/06/2019

The People’s Court in Binh Thanh District in HCM City yesterday sentenced Nguyen Thi Nga to three and a half years in prison for “violating regulations on road safety” which resulted in a car crash that killed one woman and injured six men.

Hanoi in peak season for dengue fevericon

Hanoi in peak season for dengue fever

SOCIETY
18/06/2019

Over 67,000 cases of dengue fever and three deaths were reported in the first five months of this year across the country, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Health.

Fishermen's incomes rise with high-tech devicesicon

Fishermen's incomes rise with high-tech devices

SOCIETY
18/06/2019

Fishermen in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tien Giang have improved their working conditions and raised profits by using more advanced technologies.

Health insurance - a lifebuoy for patientsicon

Health insurance - a lifebuoy for patients

SOCIETY
18/06/2019

The public health insurance fund paid more than half a million US dollars for treatment of just a single patient over three years.

Ministry allows HCM City public hospital to offer surrogacy procedureicon

Ministry allows HCM City public hospital to offer surrogacy procedure

SOCIETY
17/06/2019

The Ministry of Health has given sanction to the Hung Vuong General Hospital in HCM City to carry out surrogate pregnancies on humanitarian grounds, making it the country’s fourth public facility to be approved.

More streets assigned for odd or even dates parkingicon

More streets assigned for odd or even dates parking

SOCIETY
17/06/2019

The central city of Da Nang has allocated 14 streets where parking is only allowed on odd or even dates in the downtown districts of Hai Chau, Thanh Khe, Cam Le, Son Tra and Ngu Hanh Son.

Two dead, eight injured in explosionicon

Two dead, eight injured in explosion

SOCIETY
17/06/2019

Two people died and at least eight others were injured in an explosion before dawn yesterday at a construction site on the Long Thanh golf course.

Vietnam hosts regional cardio-metabolic education forumicon

Vietnam hosts regional cardio-metabolic education forum

SOCIETY
17/06/2019

Diabetes, as a major public health issue, will be addressed across multiple fronts, from prevention and disease management to patient care and engagement, health experts have said.

In HCM City, administration, sellers closely monitor pork for diseaseicon

In HCM City, administration, sellers closely monitor pork for disease

SOCIETY
17/06/2019

Official agencies and distributors in HCM City have dispatched their quality management teams to major slaughtering facilities and wholesale markets to ensure that 100 per cent of pork coming to the market is of good quality and without diseases, 

Abandoned children find a home with nuns in Lam Dongicon

Abandoned children find a home with nuns in Lam Dong

SOCIETY
15/06/2019

Most of the children at the Tin Thac Charity House are nicknamed after fruits, vegetables or animals.

Growing vegetables against all odds on the Spratly Islandsicon

Growing vegetables against all odds on the Spratly Islands

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTY
15/06/2019

As the last-born in a four-children family with two brothers and one sister in Quang Ngai, 21-year-old Phan Gia Cuong never had to worry about cooking or planting vegetables for daily meals as he had his loving mother to do all of those chores.

Sweet profits for Gia Lai honey huntersicon

Sweet profits for Gia Lai honey hunters

SOCIETY
15/06/2019

Rice harvest season just ended, but many farmers in the Central Highlands’ provinces are still hard at work.

Couples benefit from new fertility treatmenticon

Couples benefit from new fertility treatment

SOCIETY
15/06/2019

Dr Ho Ngoc Anh Vu of My Duc Hospital in HCM City won the Best Oral Presentation Award for his outstanding research at the 9th Congress of the Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE 2019).

The library built from a farmer’s warm hearticon

The library built from a farmer’s warm heart

FEATURE
15/06/2019

The rise of modern media, internet and smart devices is killing traditional forms of reading books and newspapers. However, Nguyen Ba Nha bucked the technological trend to create a library for his community.

Financial autonomy for Vietnam's public hospitals: a blessing or a curseicon

Financial autonomy for Vietnam's public hospitals: a blessing or a curse

SOCIETY
15/06/2019

Just a day after undergoing surgery to remove one of her lung’s lobes, Nguyen Thi H., a 59-year-old woman from the northern province of Bac Giang, could already sit up and chat with other patients in the room.