Archive for September 27th, 2005

Bach Mai hospital opens new centres

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 24/Sep/2005 Vietnam News page 2 | 9:35 AM

Bach Mai general Hospital has opened three new centres in a move to improve diagnosis and treatment quality. The centres include one for rehabilitation, one for operations [...]
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Vaccination to eradicate measles targeted by 2010

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 24/Sep/2005 Vietnam News page 5 | 9:35 AM

Vietnam is planning to annually vaccinate all six-year-old children across the country against measles. Prof Pham Ngoc Dinh, vice director of the National Institute of [...]
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20 clinics suspended for hygiene violations

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 26/Sep/2005 Vietnam News page 3 | 9:34 AM

Twenty private clinics among 3,903 health-related units inspected by HCM City’s health department have been forced to close their doors for violating regulations on [...]
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US organisation helps prevent trachoma

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 24/Sep/2005 Vietnam News page 2 | 8:53 AM

The northern Hung Yen Province started a trachoma prevention project in 22 communes in Tien Lu; My Hao and Van Lam districts on September 19. International Trachoma [...]
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Hanoi bans gender selection services

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 25/Sep/2005 Thanh Nien | 8:49 AM

Hanoi’s Health Department has prohibited medical facilities from offering all kinds of gender selection services. All tests to define the gender of foetuses, including [...]
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Man survives 22 years with HIV

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 23/Sep/2005 Vnexpress | 8:48 AM

Infected with the century disease since 1983, but up to now the Australian Dr David Stephens is still strong. The sociological doctor has come to many places in the world to [...]
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Asian nations face deadly TB-HIV threat-WHO

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 23/Sep/2005 Reuters | 8:47 AM

Drug resistance combined with a deadly double infection of tuberculosis and HIV is posing a serious threat in Cambodia, Vietnam, China and the Philippines, said the World [...]
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Twilight falls on Cambodia’s towering 20th century figure, but his legacy – good and bad – endures

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 27/Sep/2005 WXXA, NY | 8:40 AM

AP’s Bangkok bureau chief, Denis D. Gray, has been covering Cambodia since the mid-1970s, reporting on its slide from war into genocidal rule by the Khmer Rouge, as [...]
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Twilight falls on Cambodia’s king

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 27/Sep/2005 Miami Herald | 8:37 AM

Cambodian King Sihanouk, his nation’s towering political figure for half a century, is fading from the stage, relegated to the history books. Just as the twilight dims [...]
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Australian Deputy PM plans to promote trade

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 27/Sep/2005 Vientiane Times | 8:29 AM

Trade , investment and technical assistance are high on Australian Deputy Prime Minister Mark Vaile’s agenda during his upcoming visit to Laos this week. Australia [...]
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China and ASEAN focus on FTA talks

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 27/Sep/2005 China Daily, China | 8:27 AM

The fourth consultation between ASEAN senior economic officials and China’s Ministry of Commerce started in the Laotian capital, Vientiane, yesterday, focusing on the [...]
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Ground broken on Hmong memorial

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 27/Sep/2005 Sheboygan Press, | 8:25 AM

Five gold shovels were pushed into the soft sod at Deland Park Saturday morning, marking the start of construction of the long-anticipated Lao, Hmong and American Veterans [...]
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2005 inflation may hit 9.0%: report

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 25/Sep/2005 Thanh Nien | 8:00 AM

Vietnam will face inflation of 9% this year as people spend more in the last quarter and more state funds are injected into the economy, local media quoted a financial [...]
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SBV forex rates for September 26

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 26/Sep/2005 State Bank of Vietnam | 7:59 AM

Interbank rate: 1 US dollar = 15,845.00 dong State commercial bank rates: USD buy 15,883.00 sell 15,885.00 JPY buy 140.24 sell 142.50 Euro buy 18,984.33 sell [...]
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E-commerce draft under scrutiny

27-Sep-2005 Intellasia | 26/Sep/2005 Vietnam Investment Review page 6 | 7:58 AM

Vietnamese officials early last week discussed the legalities and environment for online commercial transactions, as regulated in the government’s draft decree on [...]
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