Chinese drugs containing human flesh not allowed in Vietnam

Chinese drugs containing human flesh not allowed in Vietnam

Following the news that the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON)’s official confirmation last month that a Chinese drug sold in the African country contained human flesh, the Drug Administration of Vietnam affirmed human flesh Chinese drugs are not allowed to circulate in the country.

Vietnam needs urgent strategy for Industry 4.0

Vietnam needs urgent strategy for Industry 4.0

There have been many local conferences lately on the topic of Industry 4.0 to present tough challenges as well as valuable opportunities of Vietnam. Therefore, the Prime Minister has instructed public agencies and organizations to increase the ability of approaching this revolution via appropriate strategies, action plans, and focused goals.
HCMC commemorates Cambodia Independence Day

HCMC commemorates Cambodia Independence Day

The Union of Friendship Organizations and Vietnam–Cambodia Friendship Association in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday celebrated the 65th anniversary of Independence Day of the Kingdom of Cambodia (on November 9, 1953- 2018).
Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Thanh Hung and the Vietnamese delegation in the event of ASOCIO 2018. Photo by VNS

Vietnam claims 4 prizes in ASOCIO 2018

The Vietnam Software and Information Technology Services Association (VINASA) announced yesterday that 4 Vietnamese organizations and businesses won prizes in the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO) Awards held in Tokyo.
Processing vegetables in Phuoc An Cooperative. Photo by Cao Thang

Agricultural cooperatives in HCMC need more support

The model of agriculture cooperatives in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has existed for a long time. Yet due to poor management and loose connections among members, the inner economic force of these organizations are still weak.

Day of Culture of Peace 2018 takes place in HCMC

Day of Culture of Peace 2018 takes place in HCMC

The Peace and Development Foundation and the Peace Committee of HCMC under the Ho Chi Minh City’s Union of Friendship Organization co-held the day of culture of peace themed “For a violence-free society” at the Reunification Hall, HCMC yesterday.

Ministries call for support in spreading information of rabies

Ministries call for support in spreading information of rabies

The Ministry of Health (MOH), the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and other health partners called for everyone’s support in spreading information and raising awareness on rabies to save lives.

The Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung delivered his opening speech at the ASOCIO Summit. Photo by Tran Binh

Digital solutions to be implement to construct safer, smarter cities

The ASOCIO Smart City Summit 2018 – Hanoi was formally held yesterday in Hanoi by the Hanoi People’s Committee, the Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO), and the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) themed ‘Building a smarter and safer city via digital solutions’.

Containers of food are placed in toilet (photo: SGGP)

Food safety violators to be fined $4,298

As per the government’s decree No. 115/2018 on food safety regulations, an individual violator could receive a fine of VND100 million ($4,298) while an organization will face VND200 million penalty.