Vice State President visits children with cancer at Hospital K

Vice State President visits children with cancer at Hospital K

Vice State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on May 29 visited and brought gifts to children with cancer being treated at the Tan Trieu branch of the National Cancer Hospital (Hospital K) in Hanoi’s Thanh Tri district, on the occasion of the International Children’s Day (June 1).

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Boy returning from Russia becomes latest COVID-19 case

A boy returning from Russia on a flight from Russia on May 13 and now being in quarantine, has tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, becoming the 328th case of COVID-19 in Vietnam, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said on May 30 morning.

Health ministry wants everyone to stop smoking


Quitting smoking would help create a healthy environment for each individual, family and society, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son at a meeting held in Hanoi on May 29 to respond to World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and National No Tobacco Week (May 25-31).

Rural residents in Mekong Delta need access to clean water


All residents in rural areas of the Mekong Delta must have access to clean water, Nguyen Hoang Hiep, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said at a seminar held in Soc Trang province on May 27.

Canada newswire: Vietnam – standard in COVID-19 fight


Canada’s Globe and Mail newswire on May 27 ran an article saying that Vietnam’s COVID-19 fighting record will stand out as a remarkable, perhaps unique, achievement, calling the country as a standard in the fight.
PM calls for urgent action to deal with drought, saltwater intrusion

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked authorities in the central and Central Highlands regions to take action to deal with the prolonged heat wave, drought and saltwater intrusion.

Cooperation - key in Vietnam’s fight against COVID-19


The international community has attributed Vietnam’s remarkable achievements in taking on COVID-19 to the close cooperation between the country’s Government and its people.

HCM City launches motorbike emission testing program


A pilot program to monitor emissions from motorbikes has been launched by Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Transport.

PM requests devising plans to cope with disasters


Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked sectors and localities to devise plans coping with each kind of natural disasters.
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