The first FujiMart using modern Japanese-style will open in Hanoi this month (Photo courtesy of BRG)

First Fujimart to open in Vietnam this month

Fujimart Vietnam Retail, a joint venture between Japanese trading house Sumitomo and local retail and real estate conglomerate BRG Group, will open its first Vietnamese supermarket in Hanoi this month.

Vietnamese tourists visit Jeondeungsa Temple, Incheon, South Korea.

Vietnam, RoK see record tourism year

2018 is considered as a successfull year for tourism exchange between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) as , according to the Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) in Vietnam.
The University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City

ADB project to help Vietnam increase number of health professionals

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an $80 million loan to build and equip new campuses of the Hanoi Medical University and the University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, increasing annual undergraduate enrollment capacity by 2,200 and producing 1,863 additional health professional graduates from 2032.
Tourists from the Republic of Korea visit Vietnam (Photo VNA)

Vietnam welcomes RoK’s new visa policy

Vietnam welcomes the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s adoption of new visa regulations for Vietnamese citizens, which will help promote the people-to-people exchange between the two countries, spokesperson for the Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang has said.

The conference and exhibition Internet Day 2018 organized by the Vietnam Internet Association (VIA) yesterday in Hanoi. Photo by VGP

New advanced technologies posing grave threats to Vietnam

The conference and exhibition Internet Day 2018 themed ‘Internet and the Digital Ecosystem in Vietnam’ was held yesterday in Hanoi. It successfully illustrated many possible severe risks to Vietnam if the country’s leaders, business people as well as the public do not pay much attention to cyber matters.
Vietnam to enhance digitalization of library

Vietnam to enhance digitalization of library

Speaking at the seminar “Developing and reforming library activities in the new era”, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam emphasized that digitalization of library nationwide will help people access to books easily.

Vietnam launches National Program for pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV

Vietnam launches National Program for pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV

On the eve of World AIDS Day 2018, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health (MOH), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and global health non-profit organization, PATH,announced the nationwide launch of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) services for HIV prevention on November 30.

8,000 HIV cases reported annually in Vietnam

8,000 HIV cases reported annually in Vietnam

The development of the HIV epidemic is still complicated with discovery of around 8,000 fresh cases annually in Vietnam. Worse, the disease kills 3,000 – 4,000 Vietnamese people a year.