WHO antitoxin shipment to help thinly spread Vietnam treat botulism cases

Clostridium botulinum produces toxins under low-oxygen conditions. Consumption of botulinum toxins may result in stomachache, fatigue, muscle pain, blurred vision, a dry mouth, difficulty in swallowing and speaking and droopy eyelids. Symptoms usually appear within 12 to 36 hours, and patients could end up with respiratory failure caused by paralyzed respiratory muscles, or even die.


In the next 10 years, the number of enterprises supported with solutions to improve productivity and quality is expected to increase by 10-15 percent per year, of which the number of certificates for ISO 9001 quality management system and ISO 14001 environmental management system granted to businesses will increase at least 10 percent compared to […]


In response to the appeal of the Party General Secretary and President, Directives of the Politburo, the Party Central Committee’ Secretariat, the Prime Minister, and decrees of the Government on carrying out the dual tasks of fighting COVID-19 pandemic and boosting socio-economic development, Hanoi has put the outbreak under control, supported business and investment activities, […]

Vietnam’s unusual and special products

Lan said a businessman offered 100 taels of gold to buy the tree but Lan refused. According to bonsai collectors, the ficus tree looks like an ancient painting. The more one sees the tree, the more the hidden beauty can be explored, with copper color from the top of the root, and large roots crawling […]

Vietnam to face power shortages

Specifically, it will convert the fuel used by the Hiep Phuoc 375MW Thermal Power from fuel oil to liquefied natural gas (LNG). Solar and wind power sources will also be exploited. These power sources need to be put into operation from 2021-23 to compensate for delayed supplies from incomplete thermal power plants.

Award-winning photos depict allure of Vietnam’s south central region and central highlands

Ly Hoang Long, president of the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists and head judge, said: “The three photos that won second prize all depict amazing moments. If Rice Civilization revealed the bustle of harvest season by flycam, Last Light of the Day exploited the beauty of coral reefs from a much lower angle – underwater, […]

WHO donates 10 botulism antitoxin vaccine doses to Vietnam

Loi Song Moi Company’s vegetarian products, including the Minh Chay vegetarian paste, that led to 15 botulism cases in Vietnam – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – On September 8, the World Health Organization (WHO) sent 10 doses of the botulism antitoxin to Vietnam from its warehouse in Switzerland to help the country treat patients poisoned by […]

Vietnam confirms five new imported Covid-19 cases

“Patient 1,055” is a 60-year old man from Nam Sach District in the northern province of Hai Duong; “Patient 1,056” a 11-year-old boy residing in Hanoi’s Hai Ba Trung District; “Patient 1,057” a 30-year-old man from Thuan Thanh District in the northern province of Bac Ninh; “Patient 1,058” is a 4-year-old girl from Hanoi’s Son […]


Recent years has seen several Indian firms with billions of dollars in turnover decide to make long-term investments or surveys in an effort to prepare investments or expand their current business dealings in the country, including Adani Group. Their intention to get involved in the local renewable energy sector was first presented by the CEO […]


Le Thi Huynh Mai, director of the city Department of Planning and Investment, said the total retail sales of goods and service revenue during the period reached about VND827 trillion, down 3.3 per cent from the same period last year, while total budget revenue was more than VND216.7 trillion, down 17.37 per cent over the […]