The Hanoitimes - PEPFAR helps Vietnam have more HIV/AIDS-acquired beneficiaries of antiretroviral treatment and less infections. Some 89% of HIV/AIDS patients in Vietnam covered with health insurance Vietnam to make efforts to eradicate HIV/AIDS in 2030 Vietnam aims to keep low rate of new HIV/AIDS infections For nearly two decades, the US has partnered with Vietnam in its fight against HIV through the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), funding US$841.42 million between 2004 and 2018. Illustrative photo With the operations starting in June 2004, Vietnam was the first country in Asia to receive PEPFAR’s support, according to the organization’s officials. Since then, PEPFAR has taken bold measures to implement an innovative and successful HIV response, supporting life-saving antiretroviral treatment for more than 161,632 people in Vietnam. And in the last three years, the number of people on HIV treatment has … [Read more...] about PEPFAR – a journey of 15 years with US$842M for HIV/AIDS control in Vietnam
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The Animals Asia Vietnam rescue team, who carried out the mission, learned about the lone female sun bear – named Aurora – from a traditional medicine practitioner based in Tay Ninh, who has been working for the last four years on promoting herbal alternatives to bear bile. He alerted the team to the plight of the bear in seeking for better care for her. The bear was kept in a remote area on the Vietnam-Cambodia border for years. According to the bear’s owners, Aurora had been there about 15 years, since she was a cub, as a pet. Tay Ninh Forest Protection Department said that she is the last captive bear in the province. Fortunately, the bear raising unit and the department have created the best conditions for the smooth delivery of Aurora, in accordance with the current regulations. Aurora has been isolated in her cage for years. (Photo by Animals Asia) Dr. Tuan Bendixsen, Director of Animals Asia Vietnam, said that his foundation has conducted communication … [Read more...] about Tay Ninh: 50kg sun bear rescued after 15 years in captive
VietNamNet Bridge - With profits down and inventory up, sugar companies are in their most difficult period of the last 15 years. June was the end of the 2017-2018 fiscal year of many sugar companies. The finance reports released so far all showed that they experienced a tough time. Even Thanh Thanh Cong Bien Hoa, the largest company with best production capacity, has also reported the profit decrease. Its combined revenue was VND10.364 trillion, while post-tax profit was VND546.7 billion, up by 61 percent. Casuco is facing the same problems. Its finance report showed revenue of VND1.065 trillion and post-tax profit of VND3.1 billion in the last fiscal year, decreasing by 21.5 percent and 95.5 percent compared with the last year. RELATED NEWS Sugar protectionism questionable ATIGA postponement to give push to sugar industry Kim Chi … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s sugar industry in the worst slump of the last 15 years
The World Press Photo Exhibition visits over 100 major cities around the world, and attracts four million visitors every year. This year’s event consists of 130 photographs featuring a number of categories such as contemporary issues, environment, general news, nature, people, and sports.Not my verdict --- Credit: Richard Tsong-Taatarii, a staff photographer for the US-based Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaperFor the very first time in 15 years, this world renown exhibition of the best and most memorable press photographs, showcasing stories that make people stop, feel, think and act, will visit Vietnam. Singapore, Tokyo, Kyoto, and Macau (China) are other Asian destinations in 2018. It is part of activities to welcome 45 years of Vietnam - the Netherlands diplomatic relations. The Embassy and Consulate-General of the Netherlands in Ho Chi Minh city will organize a series of events throughout the year. The Dutch Days in Da Nang city (May 25th-26th), Da Lat city (June 8th-9th), Hai … [Read more...] about World Press Photo Exhibition first comes to Vietnam in 15 years!
CBRE has gone from strength to strength in Vietnam, earning it a reliable reputation 2018 is an important milestone for CBRE, marking 15 years in Vietnam’s real estate market. This significant achievement not only reflects the development of Vietnam’s real estate market itself, but is also an affirmation of the firm’s position in the market. Effective and positive business According to CBRE Vietnam’s managing director Hang Dang, the firm has witnessed the ups and downs of the market over the past 15 years. However, the company has accomplished great success with a steady growth rate, based on the professional expert team, outstanding resources, and spot-on analyses from not only Vietnam but around the world. CBRE currently features a full-service brokerage team in all areas of residential, office, retail and industrial real estate. With many years of experience in the field of brokerage recognised by a series of awards in the country and internationally, CBRE … [Read more...] about Realty giant hits landmark of 15 years in local market