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521 endangered animals saved in 2018

As many as 521 endangered wildlife animals were saved in Vietnam in 2018 thanks to the engagement of people and law enforcement agencies, NGO Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV) announced on February 11. Up to 1,666 wildlife-related violations were also detected, of which 64 percent involved illegally ...

VNA Reporter

About 10,000 new HIV cases discovered in 2018

There were about 10,000 new HIV carriers detected in 2018, including 2,000 fatalities, equivalent to those in 2017. The figure has so far raised the total number of living HIV patients to 208,800; up to 94,900 of them developed into AIDS and 98,500 were dead. The ...

VNA Reporter

Việt Nam records 35 earthquakes in 2018 so far

Việt Nam has recorded 35 earthquakes of magnitude 2.5-4.5 so far this year, according the Earthquake and Tsunami Warning Centre under the Institute of Geophysics. Most of these earthquakes occured in mountainous provinces bordering China and Laos, such as Quảng Nam, Sơn La, Điện Biên, Lai Châu, Thừa Thiên-Huế, Cao ...

VNS Reporter

$37.7m in economic damages from natural disasters in first half of 2018

Due to natural disasters in the first six months of 2018, seventy-five people have been killed or remain unaccounted for, while 48 others suffered injuries. Total economic damages reached VNĐ 868.5 billion (US$37.73 million).Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Q1 workforce up by 150,000

Vietnam expects to have a total of 54.2 million people in the workforce in the first quarter of 2018, up 150,000 from last year’s final quarter, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Gov’t targets 6.7% 2018 GDP growth

Following impressive GDP growth of 6.81 per cent in 2017, the government has released a set of measures and priorities to achieve socio-economic development targets in 2018.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam's minimum wages to increase by 6.5 per cent in 2018

The minimum wage will be officially increased from January 1, 2018 by an extra VND180,000-230,000 ($8.07-10.13), depending on the region.Keep reading ...

Ha Vy

Jobs outlook good for 2018, say recruiters

The job market in Việt Nam is expected to be largely positive next year as the country continues to develop its manufacturing base, recruitment companies say.Keep reading ...

VIR Reporter

PM requests active preparation for key socio-economic tasks in 2018

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc underlined the importance of building a resolution on key socio-economic tasks and plans in 2018 at a cabinet meeting in Hà Nội on Friday.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

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