Social News 16/10
10/16/2018 4:15:00 PM (GMT+7)
Book by VN’s businesswoman to come out in mother tongue, Fire destroys single storey house in Dien Bien, 1 dead, 2 injured in coal mine collapse in Quang Ninh, Vietnam Airlines launches in-town check-in service

VN eliminates lymphatic filariasis
10/17/2018 3:46:55 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced that Vietnam has eliminated lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem.

Van Don Int’l Airport to welcome first flight in December
10/17/2018 5:00:45 PM (GMT+7)
 Van Don International Airport in the northeastern province of Quang Ninh is slated to receive its first flight on December 25, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV).

State employees’ average income remains highest
10/17/2018 4:55:09 PM (GMT+7)
 Employees at State-run businesses earn the highest monthly salary of VND11.92 million on average, while the income of workers at foreign-invested and private enterprises is the lowest.

HCM City’s children hospital successfully cures rare pulmonary tumor
10/17/2018 4:13:01 PM (GMT+7)
 The Children Hospital 2 in Ho Chi Minh City has successfully treated a rare case of congenital peribronchial myofibroblastic tumor (CPMT) for a child patient, which has only been detected in 20 cases around the globe.

Vietnam to invest over $240 million in three 1,000-bed hospitals
10/17/2018 4:32:35 PM (GMT+7)
 Vietnamese Prime Minister has given the green light to project of building three hospitals in the gate into Ho Chi Minh City with total investment of VND5,600 billion ($240 million)

Hand-foot-mouth disease likely to see complicated developments: ministry
10/17/2018 4:43:43 PM (GMT+7)
 Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long has voiced concern over the complicated development of hand-foot-mouth disease in the coming days if preventive measures are not effectively adopted.

Social News 17/10
10/17/2018 4:08:14 PM (GMT+7)
 Hanoi’s rural development efforts improve local living standards, Vietnamese, Cambodian youths strengthen friendship, Final round of IoT start-up competition held in HCM City, World Food Day, FAO’s 40-year presence in Vietnam celebrated

France consultancy offered on Noi Bai Airport expansion
10/17/2018 12:07:02 PM (GMT+7)
 France could provide $1.3m in ODA funding for a consultancy project to study the expansion of Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi to serve up to 80-100 million passengers per year with a view to 2050.

Third ASEAN ministerial meeting on women to be held in Hanoi
10/17/2018 3:35:06 PM (GMT+7)
 The third ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Women (AMMW) and related meetings will take place in Hanoi on October 18-25, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Ha told a press conference on October 15.

Hanoi still wary of dengue fever
10/17/2018 12:07:49 PM (GMT+7)
Dengue fever in Hanoi has dropped since last month, down 95.8 per cent against the same period last year, but the risk of contracting the disease is still high, warned Dr Nguyen Nhat Cam, director of the city’s Disease Control Centre.

Over $32mil. for bird flu control in Vietnam during 2019-2025
10/17/2018 10:48:35 AM (GMT+7)
 A national plan on bird flu control during 2019-2025 will have a budget of 762 billion VND (over 32.6 million USD), it was reported at a conference in Hanoi on October 16.