Vietnamese drug mule escapes death sentence in Malaysia

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 month(s) ago

A Vietnamese woman on Monday had her death sentence commuted to 20 years in prison in Malaysia for drug charges, after proving that she was used only as a mule.

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Police detects farm in Binh Duong for injecting drug into pigs

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Police detects farm in Binh Duong for injecting drug into pigs

Police officers and vets in the southern province of Binh Duong have discovered a pig farm in Ben Cat Town which injected water and tranquilizer into hundred animals to make them heavier before sending them to slaughterhouse.

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HCMC authority subsidize 551 drug items

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

After five years of implementing the medicine subsidization program, around 551 drug times have been subsidized.

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Ministry to reduce use of antibiotics

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Ministry to reduce use of antibiotics

The health ministry has instructed hospitals nationwide to use antibiotics with more restraint in a bid to prevent growing resistance to the drugs.

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Locally-made drugs not meet demand

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Locally-made medicines just meet 48 percent of demand, said experts at meeting themed “Raising patient’s health: Importance of medicine’s quality” held by European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam on March 16 in Hanoi.

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9 charged in counterfeit cancer drug smuggling case

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9 charged in counterfeit cancer drug smuggling case

The country's highest prosecutor’s office has ratified charges against nine people, most of them executives in a private drug company based in Ho Chi Minh City, for allegedly smuggling in fake cancer drugs worth over US$251,000.

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Five attendants test positive for drugs as Ho Chi Minh City restaurant raided

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Five attendants test positive for drugs as Ho Chi Minh City restaurant raided

A restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City was found illegally functioning as a karaoke parlor, and five of its female attendants tested positive for drugs in a late night police raid on Friday.

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Concerns grow over drug use in public spaces

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Concerns grow over drug use in public spaces

Many intravenous drug users in Ho Chi Minh City are now shooting drugs publicly on downtown sidewalks, sometimes even in front of schools, Thanh Nien reporters have found.

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Along the border, Chinese dangerous 'love drugs' are a hot sell

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Along the border, Chinese dangerous 'love drugs' are a hot sell

Many Chinese “eastern medicine” shops at border markets in Vietnam are selling a wide range of unlicensed aphrodisiacs, disregarding serious health risks, a new Thanh Nien investigation has found.

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Clinton vows action on drug prices

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton vows to make critical prescription drugs affordable at a campaign event in New Hampshire.

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One person brain-dead after French drugs trial

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One person brain-dead after French drugs trial

One person has been left brain-dead and five others hospitalised after a "serious accident" during a drugs trial in France, Health Minister Marisol Touraine said Friday.

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Hanoi airport authorities find 10kg of meth in local consignment

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

Hanoi airport authorities find 10kg of meth in local consignment

Noi Bai Airport authorities have handed over to the Hanoi police investigation into 10kg of methamphetamine they found in a consignment on December 29.

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In Vietnam, medical shops routinely sell prescription drugs over the counter

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

In Vietnam, medical shops routinely sell prescription drugs over the counter

Ha Linh Thu has had a cough and fever for nearly a week, but she has not gone to a hospital. The 28-year-old accountant from Hanoi’s Dong Da District has turned doctor instead and prescribed her own medicines.

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Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos join hands to combat drugs

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VOV News English 7 month(s) ago

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos join hands to combat drugs

The 15th ministerial meeting between Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos on drugs prevention and combat is taking place in Ho Chi Minh City on December 9-10.

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Enlisting the community in fight with HIV

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Enlisting the community in fight with HIV

VietNamNet Bridge – His plan to study abroad collapsed just a few hours before an interview at the US embassy in Ha Noi after his father caught him using drugs in a hotel restroom.

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