Internal capacity to combat HIV/AIDS strengthened: experts

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Internal capacity to combat HIV/AIDS strengthened: experts

Vietnam should enhance its national capacity to achieve its target to end HIV/AIDS by 2030 independently rather than rely on international assistance, a conference in Hanoi on September 25 concluded.

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Kurdish fighters in fierce clashes with Islamic State

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Amateur video apparently shot on September 17, appears to show Syrian Kurdish fighters engaged in a fierce gun battle with Islamic State militants near the northern city of Kobani. The video, which cannot be independently verified by Reuters, was uploaded to a social website.

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The surprising resilience of octopus tentacles

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

The octopus has eight, sucker-lined arms that can grab almost anything, even when the arms have been severed from the body. But, as the limbs act independently of the animal's brain, how does the animal avoid tying itself up in knots?

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Vietnam Petrolimex raises fuel prices 4 pct

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Báo Thanh Niên English 29 month(s) ago

Vietnam Petrolimex raises fuel prices 4 pct

Petrolimex, Vietnam's top fuel importer and distributor, raised its retail petrol prices on Wednesday by up to 4.3 percent after the government allowed fuel distributors more freedom to set sales prices independently.

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Higher national finance transparency needed

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Báo điện tử CP English 43 month(s) ago

VGP – Though working independently, the State Audit of Việt Nam should strengthen coordination with ministries, sectors and localities to make the national finance and entities’ financial performance more transparent.

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ECB chief stresses two-track approach to debt crisis

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Báo Đầu Tư English 45 month(s) ago

ECB chief stresses two-track approach to debt crisis

European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet underscored Thursday that the ECB would adjust its monetary policies and exceptional measures independently as the eurozone seeks a way out of its debt crisis.

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Disabled but not dependent

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Báo Thanh Niên English 64 month(s) ago

Ninety photos of disabled people working and living independently are on display at the Youth Cultural House in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1.

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Syria seeks international help to fight Islamic State

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

New video uploaded to a social website shows what purports to be rebel groups continuing their attack on Syrian government forces. The contents cannot be independently verified by Reuters but for the Syrian government, it's the force known as Islamic State that's causing most concern. Damascus is even asking for international help to fight the group.

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Local vaccine awarded international status

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VOV News English 54 month(s) ago

Local vaccine awarded international status

Vietnam’s Bkav, a vaccine developed by Hanoi University of Science and Technology, has been qualified at international level by world leading vaccine inspector, the Virus Bulletin.
After being awarded its VB100 certificate, Bkav has worked on 100 samples of viruses from across the world.
The Virus Bulletin has independently tested anti-virus software around the world over recent years to identity virus formats, scan speeds and security softwares.

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Major expansion for new school model

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

The Viet Nam Escuela Nueva Project, a school model in which teachers serve as facilitators and parents and other community members are more involved, is being expanded to 600 more primary schools around the country this year, a senior education official, said.

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FTA with customs union does not pose threat to steel industry

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

FTA with customs union does not pose threat to steel industry

The European Market Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade has dispelled the rumour that domestic steel producers would face bankruptcy in face of the pending free trade agreement between Vietnam and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan.

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Inspection team established to verify bribery charge

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SaiGon GP English 7 month(s) ago

Inspection team established to verify bribery charge

Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has assigned an inspection team to investigate the VND16 billion (US$ 759,000) bribery allegation on March 27.

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Vietnam, Algeria step up judicial bond

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VietnamPlus English 8 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese Minister of Justice Ha Hung Cuong has called on Algeria to share experience in building legal institutions and laws in each country, thus ensuring that courts operate independently.

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Prostitution rings hiding out online in Vietnam capital

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Báo Thanh Niên English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

Hanoi police have arrested more than ten people since late last year for their involvement in online prostitution rings.

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Facebook grabs social network Branch

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

Facebook has confirmed that it has grabbed a hold of Branch, a social network that focuses providing online forums for insightful conversations.

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