UNIATF proposes to raise tax on tobacco in Vietnam

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Vietnam should raise tax on tobacco and have more regulation against alcohol consumption, said the United Nations Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) after a tour to the Southeast Asian nation to study real situation of non-communicable diseases.

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Facebook ‘Napalm Girl’ row escalates as Norway PM posts picture

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Facebook ‘Napalm Girl’ row escalates as Norway PM posts picture

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg joined escalating protests over censorship by Facebook Inc., posting the iconic Vietnam War picture of the “Napalm Girl” to her profile on the social media network.

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Non-communicative disease escalating

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Non-communicative disease escalating

As per a survey conducted by the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health, while the rate of contagious disease is dropping, non-communicative diseases (or chronic diseases) are rising.

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Philips concentrates on medicine technologies in Vietnam

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Philips concentrates on medicine technologies in Vietnam

In the framework of Conference on Hospital Management Asia 2016 which took place on September 7 in Ho Chi Minh City, Philips Corporation announced its new business strategies focusing on health technology in Vietnam, aiming to improve people’s health condition and living quality.

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Iraq militia fighters join battle for Syria's Aleppo

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Iraq militia fighters join battle for Syria's Aleppo

An Iraqi Shi'ite militia said on Wednesday it had dispatched more than 1,000 fighters to the frontline in neighboring Syria, escalating foreign involvement in the battle for Aleppo, the biggest prize in five years of relentless civil war.

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Kill drug lords, Philippines' top cop tells addicts

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Kill drug lords, Philippines' top cop tells addicts

The Philippines' police chief has called on drug users to kill traffickers and burn their homes, escalating President Rodrigo Duterte's deeply controversial crime war that has claimed 2,000 lives.

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Traffic accident, congestion increase in HCMC

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Traffic accident, congestion increase in HCMC

The number of traffic accidents, congestion is escalating in “hot spots” such as entrance to port , airport, city downtown and main streets in HCM City, said traffic officials at a meeting on traffic safety in the city yesterday.

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13 people die of dengue in South

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Dengue outbreaks occurred in 20 cities and provinces in the South Vietnam in the first eight months of the year, claiming 13 lives and infecting 31,000 people, reported Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City .

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K-pop a target in China-S. Korea missile row

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K-pop a target in China-S. Korea missile row

South Korea's Foreign Minister cautioned Friday against escalating a missile-defence row with China that has fuelled combative editorials in Beijing's state media and an apparent backlash against Korean TV and pop stars.

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Battle for Aleppo escalates

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The civil war in Syria has set its sights on Aleppo, where the battle between the Russian-backed Syrian army and various rebel groups is escalating dramatically.

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Samsung Elec sues Huawei in China for patent infringement

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Samsung Elec sues Huawei in China for patent infringement

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it sued Huawei Technologies Co Ltd for patent infringements through multiple courts in China, escalating a legal conflict between the smartphone rivals.

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Gold prices hit record high

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Gold prices hit record high

After reducing from the high of VND37.5 million per tael late afternoon yesterday, SJC gold prices increased by nearly VND1 million this morning and continued escalating to approach VND38.5 million.

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China complains to WTO that U.S. fails to implement tariff ruling

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China complains to WTO that U.S. fails to implement tariff ruling

In another sign of escalating trade tensions between China and the United States, Beijing told the World Trade Organization on Friday that Washington was failing to implement a WTO ruling against punitive U.S. tariffs on a range of Chinese goods.

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Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

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Rate of kids suffering bronchial asthma increase in VN

Medical experts of World Health Organization (WHO) said at a meeting yesterday held by the Society of Asthma and Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Ho Chi Minh City and representative office of HCMC GlaxoSmithKline that the rate of Vietnamese kids in the age of 12 and 13 suffering bronchial asthma is highest in Asian region with 30 percent and it is on upward trend.

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Dengue fever develops in Mekong delta

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

Though it is dry season, dengue fever is plaguing in the Mekong delta provinces.

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