Dan Tri News

Vietnam aims to eradicate malaria by 2030

Vietnam is expected to put an end to Plasmodium falciparum malaria parasite by 2025, towards eliminating all species of malaria by 2030 as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).Under the strategy, the Ministry of Health aims to follow three stages – malaria control, elimination ...

First trans-Pacific direct shipping line from Hai Phong opens

A Trans-Pacific transshipment service connecting the Hai Phong International Container Terminal (HICT) in northern Vietnam with the west coast of the US and Canada is now officially underway, shortening freight time by eight days.The momentous event affirms HICT’s capacity to berth large mother vessels and ...

Vietnamese university named in top 101-200 of Impact Ranking

Ton Duc Thang University in HCM City has been listed in top 101-200 of The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2019.Ton Duc Thang University ranked high in terms of quality education, sitting among the top 48-59 and in terms of sustainable cities and communities, ...

Hong Hanh

2018 PAPI Report: Citizens more satisfied with public services

The 2018 Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) Report, released on April 2, reveals that general improvement in provincial and local government performance, with citizens reporting less corruption in health care and education, greater satisfaction with most basic public services, and more interactions ...

New university recruitment regulation raises concerns

A new regulation concerning recruitment quotas for public tertiary education institutions in Vietnam has been at the centre of debate among educators and lawmakers.The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) recently decided to use the percentage of students that gained employment after graduation as the ...

Record-breaking Vietnamese organ transplants from a single donor

Vietnamese doctors have successfully transplanted six organs from one donor to four patients for the first time.Tran Binh Giang, head of Hanoi-based Vietnam-Germany Hospital announced on December 24 that the donor was a 40-year-old brain dead patient. According to his family, he had expressed the ...

Hoang Hai

Hà Nội’s population touches 2050 forecast

Hà Nội’s population had spiralled out of control with the capital’s total number of residents already exceeding the target set for 2030, according to a report by the National Assembly. The NA’s Committee on Judicial Affairs said in the report thatthe population was very likely ...

P. Thao

Vietnam GDP per capita rises

Vietnam has seen a considerable increase in GDP per capita, but more efforts were needed to achieve the goal of USD3,200 by 2020.[]The country’s GDP per capita in 2018 would reach USD2,540; up USD155 compared to the figure of 2017 and USD325 against 2016. It ...

Dan Tri

Flood in the Mekong Delta through satellite remote sensing

In order to quickly provide information on flooded areas in the Mekong Delta, the Vietnam Space Centre, under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), has used the image of Radar Remote Sensing Satellites sent by the Sentinel- 1 of the European Space Agency ...

S.H

2017 storms cause 386 deaths and missing

Vietnam has seen a record number of storms this year which has left 386 deaths and missing and VND60trn (USD2.64 billion) in damage.Keep reading   ...

Dan Tri Reporter

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