Vietnam opens up pharma import market for foreign businesses

It is now easier for foreign companies to join the Vietnamese pharmaceutical market, buoyed by recently-loosened business conditions regarding drug registration and imports.Keep reading ...

Minh Tam

Vietnam’s first LGBT-friendly clinic provides relief from illness and prejudice

A month ago, the Binh Dan Hospital in District 3, Saigon, has opened a new clinic on its 6th floor, catering to members of the LGBT community, making it Vietnam’s first public medical facility to do so. [] Vietnam is regarded highly in the region for ...

Le Phuong

VN named in top 60 innovative economies

Việt Nam has been named among the 60 most innovative economies in the world by the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Vietnam attracts US$8.3 billion FDI to industrial, economic zones

The total foreign direct investment (FDI) poured into Vietnam’s industrial parks and economic zones in 2018 reached more than US$8.3 billion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Of the figure, US$5.3 billion was invested in 560 new projects, while additional capital in nearly ...

Nhan Dan News Reporter

Vietnam revives $58bn high-speed rail project despite cost hurdle

Vietnam has resurrected a high-speed rail project intended to link the country’s north and south, but the fiscal concerns that killed the proposal earlier this decade continue to haunt government efforts to fund the $58 billion plan.Keep reading ...


Vietnam lacks IT workers despite higher salaries

Vietnam will lack from 70,000 to 90,000 information and technology (IT) workers this year despite increasing salary and welfare, according to a TopDev, a recruitment network and ecosystem in mobile and IT, reports on the IT market in Vietnam.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam to test 5G mobile network this year

Vietnam will enhance its telecommunications infrastructure, expand its broadband network and develop 5G mobile connectivity this year. The latter is a key component of the Government’s Resolution 01, in which the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) will grant test 5G frequencies to operators this ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam targets vaccination rate of 95 percent for under-1-year-old children

The health sector aims to have over 95 percent of under-one-year-old children nationwide fully vaccinated in the expanded national immunization programme by 2020, said Director of the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE) Dang Duc Anh. The programme will continue to support disadvantaged localities to increase ...

Nguyễn Bích Thủy

Vietnam targets US$10,000 per capita income by 2035

Vietnam has set a target to gain per capita income of around USD10,000 by 2035, according to Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung.[]By late 2017, Vietnam’s GDP was estimated at USD220 billion and the country’s per capita income was at roughly USD2,300.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Vietnam to continue removing 50% business conditions in 2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc requested ministries and government agencies to remove and simplify at least 50% business and investment conditions in 2019.  []The success of the business community would bring prosperity for Vietnam in the next decades. Keep reading ...

Nguyen Tung

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