Category Archives: Medical & Health Care

Fijian parliament delegation greets NA Chairwoman

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has welcomed the Fijian delegation for participation in the 26th Annual Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26).

During a reception for the Spe…

Two Koreas to march together at Olympic opening

South and North Korea, at a Wednesday meeting in Panmunjom, agreed to march together as a United Korea at the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics next month.

This is the most dramatic breakthrough in …

More steps needed to develop low-cost housing: PM

The Ministry of Construction should take more effective steps to support the development of low-cost housing and build an information system about housing and property market to improve transparency, managemen…

Donald Tusk: EU’s ‘heart still open to UK’ over Brexit

The UK would be welcome to stay in the EU if it changed its mind about Brexit, Donald Tusk has suggested.

The European Council President told MEPs that the UK would leave the bloc unless it had a "change of

EU urges UK to specify post-Brexit relations

The UK must tell the EU what kind of post-Brexit relations it wants with the bloc, European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans said Monday.

He said it's the UK that is leaving the EU, so they need to say precise…

Poll says Putin likely to win presidential race

Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely to win the 2018 presidential race, a public opinion poll by research center VTSIOM revealed Monday.

About 67% of Russians will vote on March 18. Of those, 81% will vote for P…

US-led coalition to build border force in Syria

The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said on Sunday it is working to create a 30,000-strong border security force in northern Syria, drawing sharp condemnation from Turkey.

Coalition spokesman C…

Russia accuses US of attempting to influence Russian elections

On Saturday, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov accused the US of trying to influence Russian elections with new sanctions aimed at punishing Russia over what Washington said meddling in the 2016.

The …

Vietnam, Facebook strengthen coordination

Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan appreciated recent cooperation by Facebook in dealing with issues of concern to the Vietnamese Government.

Minister Tuan received Damian Yeo, head of …

European bank to loan Hanoi urban railway

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a 170-million-dollar loan for construction of the Hanoi Metro 3 and for the purchase of new trains.

The 12.5-km train link with 12 connecting stations is expected to c…

Photo contest “Hanoi smiles” launched

A photo contest called Hanoi smiles was launched by Nguoi Ha Noi newspaper and the Hanoi Association of Photographic Artists on Wednesday.

The contest aims to introduce Hanoi's culture and hospitality to domestic …

PM leaves Hanoi for Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc left Hanoi on January 10 morning for Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to attend the second Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Summit.

The MLC is a sub-regional cooperation mechanism that was jo…

UN, Syria strengthen humanitarian cooperation

Syrian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Walid Al Moallem met on Tuesday with Mark Lowcock, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Head of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitari…

VOV’s new functions, tasks, organizational structure

The government has issued a decree on Voice of Vietnam's functions, tasks, powers and organizational structure.

VOV will include the Department for Editorial Secretariat and Audience, the Organization and Pers…