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Health ministry cracks down on sale of antibiotics
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Health ministry cracks down on sale of antibiotics

The Ministry of Health has launched a project wherein by 2020, all pharmacies will be required to sell antibiotics only to patients carrying doctors’ prescriptions.

Ministry urges to increase medical insurance coverage rate
Health

Ministry urges to increase medical insurance coverage rate

In an effort to raise the rate of medical insurance coverage amongst students, the Ministry of Health sent its document asking schools to increase information of insurance policies and important

UNESCO Vietnam snaps back after culture ministry dismiss titles as ‘illegal’
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UNESCO Vietnam snaps back after culture ministry dismiss titles as ‘illegal’

En Vnexpress - The ministry claims that in some cases, money is being exchanged for cultural recognition.

Ministry orders to inspect plastic surgery clinic in HCMC
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Ministry orders to inspect plastic surgery clinic in HCMC

After newspapers released the death of a pregnant after a cosmetic surgery in an infirmary in Ho Chi Minh City, the Ministry of Health's Medical Examination and Treatment Department ordered in

Ministry urges efforts to combat HFMD
Health

Ministry urges efforts to combat HFMD

As hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) spirals in Vietnam, the Ministry of Health yesterday urged local governments to enhance measures to prevent and combat the disease.

Premier orders Ministry to report import of fake cancer medicine
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Premier orders Ministry to report import of fake cancer medicine

Vietnamese Prime Minister ordered the Ministry of Health to report pharmaceutical firm Pharma Vietnam case and its managerial responsibility before August 31, 2017.

Vietnam’s health ministry promises quick answers on 7 dialysis deaths
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Vietnam’s health ministry promises quick answers on 7 dialysis deaths

One patient surviving the incident in Hoa Binh Province is still in critical condition and cannot be transferred to Hanoi yet.

Thach Khe iron mine: ministry urges go ahead, local authorities demur
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Thach Khe iron mine: ministry urges go ahead, local authorities demur

Vietnamnet - The decision to resume the exploitation of Thach Khe, the biggest iron mine in SE Asia, and the biggest ever open-cast mine, has yet to be determined.

Agriculture Ministry urges husbandry firms to save pig farms
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Agriculture Ministry urges husbandry firms to save pig farms

Vietnamnet - Minister of Agriculture Nguyen Xuan Cuong on Monday called on large animal husbandry businesses to increase their purchase of pigs and keep them in frozen storage in order to help

Construction ministry to set condotel rules
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Construction ministry to set condotel rules

Vietnamnet - The construction ministry will study the legality of condotels and issue technical standards soon to ensure that the development of this new property product is on the right track.

Agriculture Ministry to check tra exports to US
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Agriculture Ministry to check tra exports to US

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam will inspect a sample from every batch of tra fish exported to the US to check them for food safety, according to a new ministerial decision.

Agriculture Ministry submits plan to develop shrimp industry
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Agriculture Ministry submits plan to develop shrimp industry

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has submitted to the Prime Minister a national action plan for the development of the shrimp industry through 2025.

Uber’s permission from ministry not yet a call for celebration
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Uber’s permission from ministry not yet a call for celebration

Vietnamnet - Judging by the barrier that Grab encounters in Danang, the recent approval by the Ministry of Transport is not yet a clear step forward for Uber.

Agriculture Ministry strengthens shrimp industry inspections
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Agriculture Ministry strengthens shrimp industry inspections

Vietnamnet - The National Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality Assurance Department, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has said that it will coordinate with the Ministry of Public

At least 16 dead in bomb blast at church in Egypt's Alexandria: Ministry
Health

At least 16 dead in bomb blast at church in Egypt's Alexandria: Ministry

Baomoi - CAIRO: At least 16 people were killed in a Sunday (Apr 9) bombing at a church in Alexandria, Egypt's health ministry said, hours after a deadly bomb went off at a church in a Nile Delta

Health ministry car driver faces harsh punishment for breaking rules on Hanoi expressway
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Health ministry car driver faces harsh punishment for breaking rules on Hanoi expressway

Baomoi - Authorities in Hanoi will punish the drivers of five automobiles, one of which belongs to the health ministry, that were caught speeding in the wrong direction on a local expressway earlier

Health ministry car filmed speeding in wrong direction on Hanoi expressway
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Health ministry car filmed speeding in wrong direction on Hanoi expressway

Baomoi - A car belonging to Vietnam’s Ministry of Health is identified among five sedans captured by a dash cam traveling in the wrong direction on an expressway in Hanoi, with a ministry

Card payment compulsory soon for e-commerce businesses: Trade & Industry Ministry
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Card payment compulsory soon for e-commerce businesses: Trade & Industry Ministry

Vietnamnet - E-commerce businesses may have to accept card payments as a way to offering more options to pay when shopping online, an official from the Ministry of Industry and Trade said.

Transport Ministry looks to reduce road transport
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Transport Ministry looks to reduce road transport

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Transport will restructure the transport sector towards reducing the market share of road transport and expanding that of other modes, according to a scheme for

Transport Ministry caves in to Uber and Grab Taxi business model
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Transport Ministry caves in to Uber and Grab Taxi business model

Vietnamnet - It is expected to replace the Decree 86 on the businesses of car and bus transportation issued in 2014.

Ministry imposes anti-dumping duties on steel from China
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Ministry imposes anti-dumping duties on steel from China

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has issued a decree imposing temporary anti-dumping duties on H-shaped steel products imported from China.

VN Labor Ministry eyes high-skilled labor export
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VN Labor Ministry eyes high-skilled labor export

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs is devising a scheme on export of high-skilled workers given the abundant domestic labor force, and thus seeking input from major

Abbott Vietnam joins health ministry in launch of nutrition guideline for pregnant women
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Abbott Vietnam joins health ministry in launch of nutrition guideline for pregnant women

Baomoi - Vietnam’s Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday the launching of the “National Guideline on Nutrition for Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers,” aiming to enhance health of women of

Transport Ministry wants Uber to follow rules
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Transport Ministry wants Uber to follow rules

Vietnamnet - Minister of Transport Truong Quang Nghia has announced that State management towards Uber solely aims to ensure that the transportation company’s operations in Vietnam comply with