2NE1 member Park Bom’s past 'drug smuggling' case sparks controversy

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2NE1 member Park Bom’s past 'drug smuggling' case sparks controversy

K-pop girl group 2NE1’s Park Bom has become mired in controversy following a recent media report that claimed she was involved in a drug smuggling case four years ago.

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A pill for all cancers? Vietnamese scientists hopeful but cautious

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

A pill for all cancers? Vietnamese scientists hopeful but cautious

VietNamNet Bridge – News of the development of a wonderful new remedy for all types of cancer should be treated with some wariness, says Professor Nguyen Chan Hung. Dr. Hung, who serves as Chair of the Vietnam Cancer Association, asserts that there has never been a single medicine that could treat all types of cancer.

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Diabetes drugs 'may not be best'

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Diabetes drugs 'may not be best'

The downsides of taking medication for type-2 diabetes may exceed the benefits for some patients, researchers have advised.

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New plan protects access to drugs

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Tong Thi Song Huong, director of the Health Insurance Department, speaks with the government website chinhphu.vn on the new health insurance scheme's coverage of medicines.

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Seizing 1,500 ecstasy pills from Laos to Vietnam

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Seizing 1,500 ecstasy pills from Laos to Vietnam

(VOV) -Border guards in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum on June 29 detained a Lao national for transporting synthetic drugs into Vietnam.

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Lao national caught with medicinal drugs

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Border officers of Bo Y, yesterday, detained a 26-year-old Lao national carrying 1,500 tablets of methamphetamine into Viet Nam.

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‘People are our eyes and ears'

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Ngo Thai Dung, Director of the Viet Nam Border Guard Division tasked with fighting drug-related crime, tells Nong thon ngay nay (Countryside Today) that the public is a very important ally of the agency.

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World Drug Day observed in Hanoi

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World Drug Day observed in Hanoi

The fight against drugs is a hard and long-term task which requires the involvement of the entire community, an official from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has said.

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More than 400 drivers tested positive for drugs

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More than 400 drivers tested positive for drugs

VietNamNet Bridge – More than 400 drivers of transport firms have tested positive for drugs and 1,400 others are not sufficiently healthy to drive, according to the Vietnam Road Administration.

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Dementia progress 'achingly slow' says global envoy

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Dementia progress 'achingly slow' says global envoy

Progress on research and treatment for dementia has been "achingly slow", an expert says ahead of a London summit.

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Commercial drivers fail to meet health requirements

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Commercial drivers fail to meet health requirements

Nationwide health check-ups for coach and taxi drivers have been carried out on more than 127,000 drivers so far, and uncovered 400 cases of heroin abuse.

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Science finds chink in superbug armour

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Scientists have announced an advance in the quest to solve the growing problem of antibiotic resistance, saying they had found a chink in the armour of bacteria cells.

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Methadone therapy programme proves successful

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The proportion of drug addicts nationwide to join a two-year methadone treatment programme is 93 percent, with nearly 16 percent of them continuing to use drugs, albeit at a lower frequency, according to the Ministry of Health.

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HIV infections rise among Vietnamese women: report

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

More than 3,100 people in Vietnam, many of them women, have been found to be infected with HIV so far this year, according to the National Commission on AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention.

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Communication key to HIV/AIDS fight

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 3 related news

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has emphasised the need to enhance efforts to raise public awareness of HIV/AIDS, and the risks posed by drugs and prostitution.

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