Boy's stem cell transplant marks 100th for institute
The National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion yesterday announced a significant clinical milestone with its 100th successful stem cell transplant, since its first victorious attempt on June 2006.
Farmers in Bac Lieu, the country's largest salt producing province, have had a good harvest this year, but the low salt price is affecting their livelihoods.
Harsh penalties were needed to control illegal foresting and land clearance in northern Son La Province, officials say.
HCM City recovery on track
The economy of HCM City is recovering as the city experiences rising export turnover and stable business growth, the chairman of HCM City People's Committee has said.
Waterway police across the country will commence a raid on waterway traffic from today to the end of next month following guidance from the Ministry of Public Security.
Trade unions nationwide are organising a variety of activities to mark the annual Workers Month in May.
A new patient of the skin disease known as foot and palm dermatitis has been admitted to the General Hospital of the central province of Quang Ngai.
Quang Ngai reports another case of skin disease
A new patient of the skin disease known as foot and palm dermatitis has been admitted to the General Hospital of the central province of Quang Ngai.
Ministry asks health centres to maintain vaccine supplies
The Pharmacy Management Department under the Health Ministry has asked all private health centers offering measles and chicken-pox vaccination to implement back-up plans and have enough supplies of vaccines.
Copyright violations still rife in Viet Nam
Copyright violations remain a serious problem in Viet Nam despite a plethora of laws, especially with movies being pirated through the internet, causing losses of hundreds of millions of dollars.
Poverty rate drops to new low of 7.8%
The rate of poor households has dropped from 22 per cent in 2005 to 7.8 per cent last year, reports the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Australian students to study in Viet Nam

More than 300 Australian students will come to Viet Nam during the next 12 months to earn credit towards their Australian academic qualifications through clinical placements, short-term research projects and semester-based exchanges.

Strange disease identified as hepatitis
Strange disease identified as hepatitis

A strange disease that has affected 45 residents in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum's Ia Chiem and Dak Nang communes since May this year has been identified as hepatitis A, according to the provincial Health Department.

City to speed up canal upgrade
City to speed up canal upgrade

Officials from the HCM City Department of Transport and other agencies on Friday inspected the Tan Hoa-Lo Gom Canal Sanitation and Urban Upgrade Project as part of efforts to speed up work and complete it by the end of August.

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Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge Light it up with fire on Hue's Truong Tien Bridge

The 150-year-old Truong Tien Bridge, which spans over the renowned Huong (Perfume) River in Hue City, was lit up by fire in an installation by French artist Carabosse on Friday evening.

Hospital provides free asthma treatment Hospital provides free asthma treatment

The Bach Mai General Hospital will provide free check-up consultations and treatment to newly asthmatic patients on April 26, to mark Global Asthma Day (May 1).

Failure to address water pollution has consequences 1    Failure to address water pollution has consequences

Viet Nam needs to have a comprehensive, unified set of rules to control water pollution in the country, because the problem has assumed very serious proportions, experts and officials said at workshop yesterday.

Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant Tokyo police release VNA flight attendant

Vietnam Airlines announced on Wednesday that the Japanese authorities had released its 25-year-old flight attendant who had been arrested on suspicion of smuggling stolen goods.

Paean to people with disabilities Paean to people with disabilities

A photo exhibition in Dong Nai Province underscores the will and perseverance of 25 disabled people who overcame their situation to lead normal lives.