Deputy PM calls for greater efforts to eliminate AIDS by 2030

Deputy PM calls for greater efforts to eliminate AIDS by 2030

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh has asked localities to actively build and submit to authorities for approval plans on HIV/AIDS prevention and control to 2030, as well as solutions to ensure financing for the task.

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IFAD-funded agriculture development projects reviewed

A workshop to review the implementation of agriculture development support projects in the 2019-2015 period funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has been held in the central coastal province of Khanh Hoa.

Vietnam ranks first in SEA in primary student learning outcomes


Vietnam ranks first among Southeast Asian countries in terms of primary school student learning outcomes under the Southeast Asia Primary Learning Metrics (SEA-PLM) programme.

PM orders strict punishment for violations of COVID-19 prevention rules


Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has requested strict punishment for violations of COVID-19 prevention rules committed by individuals and organisations, which had resulted in infections in the community recently.

Four new COVID-19 cases detected on December 1


Four new cases of COVID-19 were detected on December 1, including two locally-infected cases, according to the National Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Influential Vietnamese woman honoured by BBC

A Vietnamese architect has been named as one of the most influential women in the world by the BBC.

Natural disasters cost Vietnam nearly USD 1.3 bln so far this year


Natural disasters have claimed 280 lives and caused a total loss of approximately VND 29.9 trillion (close to USD 1.29 billion) to Vietnam since the beginning of this year, according to the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.

Ben Tre province acts to cope with saltwater intrusion


The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre will step up measures over the next five years to cope with saltwater intrusion in its rivers during the dry season, according to the provincial People’s Committee.

Cyber attacks targeting Vietnam’s information systems down 7.8 pct


There were over 4,100 cyber attacks targeting Vietnam’s information systems in the first 10 months of 2020, down 7.8 percent against the same period last year, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) under the Ministry of Information and Communications’ Authority of Information Security has reported.
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