New mothers sign up for stem cell storage

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

New mothers sign up for stem cell storage

A hundred stem cells of umbilical cord blood (SCUCB) samples have been stored free of charge in the past two months, said Dr Tran Ngoc Que, deputy director of the bank.

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Young guitarist rocks new beat

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

Young guitarist rocks new beat

A show featuring an emerging percussive-style guitar talent will be held in Ha Noi tonight to introduce the public to the technique.

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City plans Japanese encephalitis vaccinations

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

HCM City plans to vaccinate children aged one to five against Japanese encephalitis between August and December following an increase in the prevalence of the disease.

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State Audit highlights public debt

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VietNam News English 7 day(s) ago

State Audit of Viet Nam (SAV) plans to hold an audit on public debt next year.

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Proposed late-night alcohol ban could be difficult to implement

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VietNam News English 12 hour(s) ago

Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers their thoughts on the Ministry of Health's proposal to ban the sale of alcohol from 10pm to 6am in an effort to curb alcohol abuse, which is a major factor in traffic accidents and domestic violence.

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Wood export value rises, but so do costs

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VietNam News English 12 hour(s) ago

Viet Nam gained a year-on-year increase of 13.4 per cent in the value of exported wood and wooden products.

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No recognition of sex reassignment surgery prolongs discrimination

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

Our legal system should protect the rights of people opting for gender reassignment surgery, legal expert Luong The Huy told the newspaper .

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On patrol

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

On patrol

The 90.5m-long ship, coded KN-782, built by the Ha Long Shipbuilding Co Ltd since October 2012. The Viet Nam fisheries surveillance force yesterday received a new patrol ship, the newest of its kind in the country so far, at a ceremony in north-eastern Quang Ninh Province.

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Solutions proposed to develop support industries

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

Support industries are the backbone of the country's industry, according to Truong Thanh Hoai, deputy director of the Heavy Industry Department of the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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VSA sees slight increase in steel sales in July

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

The Viet Nam Steel Association (VSA) has reported that steel consumption in July was 380,000 tonnes, an increase of 1 per cent against last month.

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Tornado blows away hundreds of roofs

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Roofs of over 100 houses were blown off in a tornado in the southern province of Can Tho's Co Do town.

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Moroccans celebrate two days in one

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Moroccans celebrate two days in one

The traditional celebration of the Throne Day in Morocco goes back many centuries. It is the expression of an immutable pact (Beia' or allegiance) between the King and the People. This pact has been well respected and enshrined in the shared history of Moroccan people and the Royal Alaouite dynasty for many centuries.

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Cultural month marks Buddhist holiday of motherly love

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

HCM City cultural centres and art troupes are set to put on a slew of shows to celebrate the annual Buddhist holiday of Vu Lan, an event that eulogises motherly love celebrated through the seventh lunar month which began on Sunday.

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Truong Hai Auto posts huge profit

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

Truong Hai Auto Corporation reported a huge net profit of VND1.245 trillion (US$59 million) in the first half of this year. This is even higher than last year's profit of nearly VND1.140 trillion ($54 million).

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Tax incentives offered for software enterprises

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

To encourage the development of the software industry, the Vietnamese Government offers special incentives on corporate income tax (CIT) for enterprises in this industry, such as preferential tax rates, CIT exemption and a reduction period:

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