She said the Singaporean Embassy is working with Vietnamese relevant agencies to devise regulations on trade and travel between the two countries in line with the current context, voicing her hope that Hanoi will support and create favourable conditions for the implementation of the rules. … [Read more...] about Singapore to use strengths to support Hanoi: Ambassador
Currencies used in europe
Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam has seen certain achievements made in tobacco harm prevention and control but challenges continue to emerge, including the increasing trend of smoking e-cigarettes, Associate Professor and Dr Luong Ngoc Khue has said. At a meeting with partners of the Bloomberg Initiative in Hanoi on January 19, Khue, who is also Vice Chairman of the National Medical Council and Director of the Fund for Tobacco Harm Prevention and Control, highlighted encouraging outcomes after seven years of implementing the law on prevention and control. A decline has been recorded in smoking in public places like schools, offices, and public transport; a behaviour subject to increasing objections from the community. Smoking is now almost never seen at meetings, weddings, or funerals. Many non-smokers have also recognised their right to have their health protected and spoken out to remind others not to smoke in places where it is banned, Khue said. Pointing out new challenges, he cited the … [Read more...] about E-cigarette use on the rise: Expert
Manulife is giving each of its 35,000 employees around the world the spending equivalent of fifty Canadian dollars in their local currency to ‘pay it forward’ and create acts of kindness in their local communities this holiday season. … [Read more...] about Manulife spreads kindness through its employees
The Labour Hero title is to honour individuals with exceptional achievements in work and innovation, contributing to the building of socialism in Vietnam and safeguarding the country. Speaking at the ceremony, Minister of Health Prof. Dr. Nguyen Thanh Long said the noble title is a recognition by the Party and State for the professor’s relentless work and daring and creative spirit in vaccine research and application, which is critical to the country’s efforts to combat communicable diseases and protect people’s well-being. Despite many challenges, Lien and her co-workers at Vabiotech have successfully produced vaccines against cholera, typhoid fever, smallpox and Japanese encephalitis, and participated in twelve State-level scientific studies. The first-generation vaccine against Japanese encephalitis, developed by her team at Vabiotech, has been used in the National Expanded Programme on Immunisation since 1997. It is also the first made-in-Vietnam vaccine … [Read more...] about 80-year-old vaccine researcher honoured with Hero of Labour title
Financially speaking, the huge penetration of solar rooftop systems into the power mix could enable the increase of the average distribution selling price set by EVN that is VND1,864.44 per kWh excluding VAT, according to Decision No.648/QD-BCT dated March 2019 on adjusting average retail price of electricity and regulating price of electricity. The price was set before the original FiT deadline in 2019. … [Read more...] about Booming solar power: signal for worry or delight?