May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on S. Korean woman suspected of contracting Zika in Vietnam
HO CHI MINH CITY, May 9 — A 25-year-old South Korean woman was suspected of contracting Zika in Vietnam, local media reported Monday.
February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Free trade agreements to encourage innovation
HANOI, Feb. 22 — Existing and future free trade agreements are expected to promote innovations in the business community to enable firms to compete not only at home, but also on international markets.
February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Suspected Ebola case reported in Vietnam
HO CHI MINH CITY, Feb. 14 — A 27-year-old man was quarantined at a hospital in Ho Chi Minh City after coming back from Africa with Ebola symptoms, local media reported on Sunday.
February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Japan to allow entry of N. Korean soccer players despite sanctions
TOKYO, Feb. 15 — Japan plans to allow North Korea's national women's team to enter the country to join Asian qualifying matches for this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, despite Tokyo's new sanctions on Pyongyang that prohibit North Korean nationals from visiting Japan in principle, a senior ruling lawmaker said Sunday.
February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Indonesia`s coffee output up 1% last year — VP
BANDARLAMPUNG, Feb. 14 — Vice President M. Jusuf Kalla said Indonesia's coffee production only rose one percent to 500 thousand tons last year.
February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Japan extends visa validity for Vietnam, India nationals to 10 years
TOKYO, Feb. 2 — The Japanese government will extend the validity of multiple-entry visas for businessmen, academics and artists from Vietnam and India to 10 years from the current five years, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday.
(Feature) WomanHealth Philippines to candidates in the coming polls: Include health system in your platforms
January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on (Feature) WomanHealth Philippines to candidates in the coming polls: Include health system in your platforms
By Leilani S. Junio
MANILA, Jan. 25 (PNA) — An advocate group for women's reproductive rights in the country is urging presidential aspirants and other candidates for elective positions in the coming May 9 elections to include "a good health system" in their platform of governance as basis for the people to select them wisely.
January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on China starts rice imports from Laos
SHENZHEN, Jan. 11 — The first shipment of rice imports from Laos have passed through inspection and quarantine procedures at south China's Shenzhen port, according to local authorities.
January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Vietnamese central bank sets daily exchange rate
HANOI, Jan. 4 — Vietnamese central bank on Monday started listing inter–bank average exchange rate between Vietnamese dong (VND) and U.S. dollar (VND) on a daily basis, instead of fixing a rate for a long period of time as before.
December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese products account for 28.8 pct of Vietnam's imports in 2015: statistics
HANOI, Dec. 27 — Imports from china accounted for some 28.8 percent of Vietnam's total import revenue in 2015, according to Vietnam's General Statistics Office (GSO) on Saturday.