The General Hospital of Can Tho (Photo: SGGP)

Influenza A cases escalate in Can Tho City

Health authority in the Mekong delta city of Can Tho June 12 said that it sent an urgent dispatch to public medical facilities requesting to increase influenza surveillance.

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh attends the ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Manila.

ASEAN foreign ministers fret over Korean Peninsula situation

ASEAN foreign ministers issued yesterday a statement expressing grave concern over the escalation of tension in the Korean Peninsula, urging the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and all parties concerned to exercise self-restraint to de-escalate the tension.
Dengue cases escalate, Zika re-occurs in Vietnam

Dengue cases escalate, Zika re-occurs in Vietnam

No cases of dengue fever have been reported in Ho Chi Minh City since March, 2016, however in September, dengue fever and Zika virus disease re-occurred in Ho Chi Minh City.
Rice price strongly hikes due to speculation

Rice price strongly hikes due to speculation

Prolonged drought and salt water intrusion have prompted speculation on rice, causing rice price to escalate dramatically in provinces in the Mekong Delta.
Trade deficit-exchange rate formidable problem

Trade deficit-exchange rate formidable problem

According to the Vietnam General Statistics Office (GSO), trade deficit escalated to US$3 billion in the first four months this year, a three year record high. Especially, the trade gap from China approximated US$10.7 billion.