Vietnam will curb alcohol consumption, ban smoking in 2035

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

Vietnam will curb alcohol consumption, ban smoking in 2035

Editor’s note: In 2035, Vietnam would pride itself on lower consumption of beer and alcohol and no smoking, Nguyen Bich Thuy, a 28-year-old female contestant in the “Ky Vong Viet Nam 20 Nam Toi” (“My Expectations for Vietnam in 20 Years”) writing competition, said in her entry.

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HN: CPI rises slightly in July

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HN: CPI rises slightly in July

VGP – The consumer price index (CPI) picked up 0.18% in July and by 0.77% compared to last December, according to the Municipal Statistics Office.

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Smoking 'may play schizophrenia role'

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Smoking 'may play schizophrenia role'

Smoking could play a direct role in the development of schizophrenia and needs to be investigated, researchers say.

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Too fast too furious - Vietnam style

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Lucrative tobacco smuggling in Vietnam has given rise to an army of transporters who will stop at nothing to bring the contraband into the country from Cambodia.

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Singapore to ban smokeless tobacco products

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Singapore will ban tobacco products which are currently unavailable and also existing smokeless ones in the local market from mid-December 2015, the country’s Ministry of Health has announced.

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Tobacco, sugar smuggling on the rise in HCM City

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Tobacco, sugar smuggling on the rise in HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City authorities said that they had found a rising amount of goods smuggled into HCM City since the beginning of June.

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Social News 4/6

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Social News 4/6

Five million yen cash returned to scrap buyer

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Smuggled cigarettes a serious health hazard

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

Smuggled cigarettes a serious health hazard

Vietnamese consumers must become more aware of the health dangers of illicit tobacco products, including smuggled cigarettes, experts urged at a seminar held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 2.

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Six cases of illegal smuggling investigated

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Six cases of illegal smuggling investigated

Police in the southern province of Tay Ninh have launched inquiries into six cases of smuggling, trafficking prohibited goods and illegal transportation of currency across borders, with 11 suspects identified.

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Vietnamese tobacco smuggler crashes into temple in police car chase

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Vietnamese tobacco smuggler crashes into temple in police car chase

Police in the southern province of Binh Duong on Tuesday morning seized a car carrying 10,000 packets of smuggled cigarettes after a 10-kilometer chase ended with a serious crash.

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Country to decrease adult smokers from 47.4 percent to 39 percent by 2020

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Country to decrease adult smokers from 47.4 percent to 39 percent by 2020

Vietnam target to decrease the number of adult smokers from 47.4 percent to 39 percent by 2020, said Head of the Medical Examination and Treatment Department under the Ministry of Health Luong Ngoc Khue at a march on May 30 in Ho Chi Minh City to mark the World No Tobacco Day and the National Non-tobacco Week from May 25 to 31.

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China capital to roll out tough anti-smoking laws

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China capital to roll out tough anti-smoking laws

Beijing will ban smoking in restaurants, offices and on public transport from Monday, part of unprecedented new curbs welcomed by anti-tobacco advocates, though how they will be enforced remains to be seen.

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Increase tobacco taxes to reduce smoking rate: Health Ministry

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Ministry of Health organized on May 30 the meeting in response to World No Tobacco Day and the national non smoking week (from May 25 to 31) in HCMC. Health deputy minister Nguyen Thi Xuyen said the long term national strategy for Tobacco Harm Prevention to 2020 is to increase tobacco taxes, aiming to decrease the country’s smoking rate.

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Ministry calls for strong actions against tobacco use harms

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Ministry calls for strong actions against tobacco use harms

The Ministry of Health organised a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on May 30 in response to World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and the 2015 National No Tobacco Week (from May 25-31), calling for strong actions against tobacco use harms.

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Ministry calls for strong actions against tobacco use harms

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Ministry calls for strong actions against tobacco use harms

The Ministry of Health organised a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on May 30 in response to World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and the 2015 National No Tobacco Week (from May 25-31), calling for strong actions against tobacco use harms.

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