Ministry announces list of 10 inland ports in Vietnam

Ministry announces list of 10 inland ports in Vietnam

According to the Ministry of Transport, the inland dry port model is considered an ‘extended arm’, helping to share pressure in seaports as well as increase the speed of cargo release. Inland ports are built in association with the main transport corridors, connecting directly with the seaport.
Modes of non-cash payment in Vietnam

Modes of non-cash payment in Vietnam

Non-cash payments have increased sharply in Vietnam, especially through mobile devices and the internet, according to the State Bank of Vietnam.
Virtual book groups spread love for books in Vietnam

Virtual book groups spread love for books in Vietnam

In addition to libraries or on-site reading community projects, reading promotion is also resonated by many associations and groups on social networks. These active associations and groups have presently helped to spread the love of books to a large number of readers.
Updates of Covid-19 development in Vietnam

Updates of Covid-19 development in Vietnam

A total of 127 new local cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in the country for the last 12 hours, said Vietnamese Ministry of Health this morning. Of 127 new local transmissions, 29 are patients in centralized quarantine areas and 98 in lockdown zones. No new Covid-19 outbreak is detected.
UK firms eye investing in health care in Vietnam

UK firms eye investing in health care in Vietnam

The UK – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA), which will take effect on May 1, is expected to open up opportunities for UK health care companies to navigate the Vietnamese market.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at the conference (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam sees rise in obesity, overweight

Vietnam has seen very unprecedentedly high increases in overweight and obesity in big cities which greatly contribute to escalating rates of chronic conditions such as cardiovascular diseases and metabolism.