The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will open a regional office in Hanoi to increase its public health engagement in Southeast Asia, the U.S. Department of State (DOS) announced after an online ministerial meeting with the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations hosted by Vietnam on Thursday. … [Read more...] about US CDC to open Southeast Asian office in Hanoi: State Dept.
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By Donald Lambert - Principal private sector development specialist Asian Development Bank As a result, many SOEs are no longer borrowing through the government, but they are still using debts sub-optimally. That is a big deal. SOEs accounted for 29 per cent of GDP as of 2016 and comprised seven out of Vietnam’s 10 largest corporations in 2018. They are dominant in infrastructure and other sectors that are key to improving Vietnam’s productivity. … [Read more...] about How to drive the economy by reforming state-owned debt
Japan has more than 25,000 hot springs (onsen). Originally considered a kind of bath good for health only, onsens have been developed to become the most popular tourist attractions in Japan. In Japanese history, the popularity of onsens was clearly reflected through cultural development. Onsens satisfy the demand for fun and relaxation with friends, colleagues, families and couples. They are not just a quiet place to help people escape from the hustle and bustle of life but also a bridge to enhance social relationships. In Japan, hot springs and the therapeutic effects of onsens are believed to be a miraculous treatment with divine power thanks to the mineral content of geothermal water. … [Read more...] about Special health benefits of Quang Hanh hot mineral source analysed by the Japanese director
The driving force behind this big achievement was the strong co-operation between the Việt Nam Social Insurance, the Ministry of Education and Training, the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs and the Ministry of Health and the strong support from the school teachers and other supporting staff. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese students are to enjoy full health insurance
Speaking virtually at “The Future of ASEAN: The Youth Factor” event, U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink said: “The US Mission to Việt Nam, on behalf of the US Department of State, and the entire US Government, considers YSEALI to be a signature program, strengthening human capital development across the region.” … [Read more...] about U.S. Department of State launches new YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam