Hà Nội, HCM City foster tourism links with north-central region

Tourism links would boost activity in each locality, contribute to the promotion of local tourism brands in the domestic market and enhance the competitiveness of Vietnamese tourism in the international market, vice chairwoman of the HCM City People's Committee Phan Thị Thắng said at a recent forum on linking tourism development.

Vietnamese doctors gain Cambodian people's trust

Chợ Rẫy-Phnom Penh Hospital was put into operation in 2014 under a project of investment cooperation between Việt Nam and Cambodia. Most of the doctors there were transferred from Chợ Rẫy Hospital in HCM City to work at the hospital.

Omicron sub-variant BA.5 detected in Việt Nam

The SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant BA.5 has been detected in Việt Nam and may overwhelm the variant BA.2 which is dominant in the country, according to Prof. Dr. Phan Trọng Lân, Director of the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine.

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Đồng Nai Biosphere Reserve must not be spoilt

Local residents and environmentalists have been spreading the news that UNESCO Việt Nam has opposed an official letter from the Đồng Nai People's Committee consulting on a contractor's proposal to build a 40km highway with a bridge across the core zone of the Đồng Nai Biosphere Reserve.