Novartis supports Healthy ASEAN
15:20 | 10/10/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - An MoU was signed on October 10 in Hanoi between the Ministry of Health and Novartis to enhance people’s access to essential, affordable, generic and innovative medicines, and to strengthen the country's science, medical and technology capabilities.
Vietnamese economy needs a stronger impulse
11:18 | 10/10/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Despite positive economic growth so far this year, Vietnam will not create an impetus for growth in 2015 unless bad debts are resolved; businesses can access low-interest credit; the business environment improves; and private investment is encouraged.
Improving quality of vocational training
16:15 | 09/10/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Nearly 200 Vietnamese teachers of key vocational training facilities were trained at Australia’s Chisholm Institute. They will be major lecturers in teaching 12 Australian training programs to Vietnamese students.
Vietnamese-branded special products from nature
14:08 | 08/10/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Haiphong entrepreneur Hoang Van Tuyen has produced 100 percent Vietnamese naturally-sourced products such as Cat Ba pure honey, hibiscus wine and a variety of hibiscus teas via the Nha Viet Trading Co Ltd, successfully exporting products to some European countries.
All craft villages warned of labor safety
08:05 | 07/10/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - Not only being known for some developed industries like steel and coal production and exploitation of construction materials, the northern province of Thai Nguyen also has more than 100 craft villages in fields of weaving, tea production and making fine-art wooden products. These craft villages pose high risks of occupational health and safety (OHS) issues.
HCMC maintains economic growth
16:17 | 06/10/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - At a recent meeting of the Ministry of Planning and Investment, Ho Chi Minh City Planning and Investment Department Deputy Director Nguyen Hoang Minh said that in the first nine months of 2014, the city continued to achieve fair economic growth which could be seen through indexes such as gross domestic product (GDP) growth, total retail sales, export value and foreign investment attraction.
Noi Bai-Lao Cai Highway to promote Vietnam-China trade
16:02 | 03/10/2014 Economy- Society
(VEN) - The Noi Bai-Lao Cai Highway was fully completed and opened for use on September 21. The highway is expected to ease traffic problems and promote trade along the Kunming (China) - Lao Cai - Hanoi - Hai Phong - Quang Ninh (Kunming-Hai Phong) economic corridor.