Health insurance covers 60 percent of population

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Health insurance covers 60 percent of population

About 53 million people nationwide have got covered by health insurance after the Health Insurance Law has been enforced for two years, accounting for over 60 percent of the country’s population.

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Few SMEs can approach subsidized credit

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Few SMEs can approach subsidized credit

Many projects providing preferential lending rates for small- and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) have been set up in an effort to financially support their businesses in dull times. However, the number of firms having approached the projects remains limited.

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Free operation for handicapped ethnic children

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Free operation for handicapped ethnic children

Doctors from the Hanoi Medical University, Saint Paul Hospital, Viet-Tiep Hospital, National Institute of Burns, National Institute of Ophthalmology and the National Hospital of Odonto-Stomatology are providing free voluntary treatment to more than 100 handicapped children and teenagers of poor ethnic minority families in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang from June 20-25.

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NIHE, WHO propose Rubella vaccine

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NIHE, WHO propose Rubella vaccine

Rubella outbreaks have occurred in many parts of the country in the first six months of this year and the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have sent a proposal to the Ministry of Health to induct rubella vaccination into the public immunization program.

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AO victims need better care, general says

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AO victims need better care, general says

The herbicide Agent Orange (AO) spread by the US 50 years ago still leaves Vietnam struggling with some of the biggest miseries in human history, head of Vietnam AO association told the Saigon Giai Phong in an interview.

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City against use of apartments as offices

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City against use of apartments as offices

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Construction on Wednesday decided against issuing a circular permitting usage of apartment blocks for setting up offices.

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Vietnamese gamble in Cambodian casinos, causing bankruptcy, evil

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Vietnamese gamble in Cambodian casinos, causing bankruptcy, evil

Relevant agencies from the southern province of Kien Giang have reported that around 600 Vietnamese people go to Cambodia every day to gamble via the Ha Tien international border gate of the province.

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Authorities destroy smuggled cigarettes

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Authorities destroy smuggled cigarettes

The Market Management Department in Khanh Hoa Province destroyed 30,800 packets of cigarettes on June 23, which had been smuggled into the province

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New decree on foreign workers in Vietnam

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The Government has published a new decree, modifying the old decree No. 34, on foreign workers in Vietnam.

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Installation exhibition of handcrafted chickens

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Installation exhibition of handcrafted chickens

A unique installation exhibition themed “Chip, chic, chicky” featuring chickens made out of paper will take place at Goethe Institute in Hanoi on June 25.photo courtesy

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Ca Mau to restore Uncle Ho memorial

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Ca Mau to restore Uncle Ho memorial

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Festival to honour Vietnamese family values

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Festival to honour Vietnamese family values

The Vietnamese Family Festival 2011 will take place from June 25-28 in Hanoi to celebrate the 10th anniversary of National Family Day (June 28).

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Art event merges French and VN cultures

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Art event merges French and VN cultures

Esperantopolis- a multicultural art event merging the cultures of France and Vietnam will be held at 30 Pham Ngoc Thach Street in District 3 on June 24.

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Tornado, flashfloods kill six

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Tornado, flashfloods kill six

The ‘Haima’ typhoon caused flashfloods and a tornado yesterday, which claimed four lives in Yen Bai Province and two more in Hai Phong City.

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Fervent supporters from mainland

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Fervent supporters from mainland

In spite of the grueling and lonely time they have endured, the wives of soldiers in the oil-rig houses still make their efforts to fulfill their duty of a wife and a mother so that their husbands can firmly keep their mind on the work offshore.

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