Vietnam's sex industry evolves beyond laws

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Vietnam's sex industry evolves beyond laws

Vietnam has long maintained that it's home to 11,240 sex workers, but the real number has grown much higher thanks to new advertising venues like Facebook.

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Meeting on implementation of Ordinance on prostitution prevention held

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Meeting on implementation of Ordinance on prostitution prevention held

VGP – Measures on prostitution prevention and control must protect human rights and respect human dignity.

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New rescue tunnels aim to reach trapped workers

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Two new rescue tunnels aim to reach the twelve workers trapped after the tunnel collapsed on Tuesday.

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PM asks for promptly rescue of trapped workers

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PM asks for promptly rescue of trapped workers

VGP - PM Nguyen Tan Dung on December 16 dispatched an urgent note requiring all necessary measures to provide emergency relief and rescue the trapped workers in the recent hydropower plant tunnel collapses.

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Ha Noi told to fight sexual harassment in public transport

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

The National Committee for Traffic Safety asked the Ha Noi People's Committee to combat sexual harassment against women and girls on public transport.

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Traffic accident kills 6, injures 12 in northern Vietnam

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Traffic accident kills 6, injures 12 in northern Vietnam

A deadly accident between a bus and a container truck occurred in the northern province of Quang Ninh on Tuesday, leaving six people dead and 12 others injured.

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Workers left trapped in tunnel collapse

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Workers left trapped in tunnel collapse

Twelve workers were trapped when a tunnel collapsed yesterday at the Da Dang-Dachomo hydropower project in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.

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PM urges speedy rescue of trapped workers

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PM urges speedy rescue of trapped workers

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung dispatched an urgent note on December 16 requiring all necessary measures to rescue the trapped workers in the recent Da Dang-Dachomo hydropower plant accident.

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Int’l organisations’ AIDS prevention efforts hailed

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Int’l organisations’ AIDS prevention efforts hailed

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has praised the positive assistance and effective coordination of foreign countries and international organisations in the fight against AIDS, drugs and prostitution in Vietnam.

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Hanoi, HCMC asked to combat sexual harassment against women

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Hanoi, HCMC asked to combat sexual harassment against women

The National Committee for Traffic Safety has requested that authorities in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City take measures to combat sexual harassment against women and girls on public transportation such as buses, and in other public places.

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Vietnam to launch “taking drunkards home” service to improve traffic safety

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Vietnam to launch “taking drunkards home” service to improve traffic safety

The National Committee for Traffic Safety said it will launch the model “Restaurants for the sake of traffic safety” in Hanoi, Da Nang City and Ho Chi Minh City in an effort to reduce traffic accidents caused by drivers under the influence of alcohol.

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France-Vietnam Friendship Association opens congress in Paris

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France-Vietnam Friendship Association opens congress in Paris

A sound understanding of Vietnam and its positive changes will enable the France-Vietnam Friendship Association (AAFV) to devise practical projects for Vietnam and play a constructive role in reinforcing bilateral ties.

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15th AAFV national congress opens in France

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15th AAFV national congress opens in France

A sound understanding of Vietnam and its positive changes will enable the France- Vietnam Friendship Association (AAFV) to devise practical projects for Vietnam and play a constructive role in reinforcing bilateral ties.

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Traffic cop kills 2 militiamen, injures 5 in Vietnam car accident

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A traffic police officer allegedly crashed his BMW sedan into a group of militiamen on patrol, killing two and injuring five others, in the southern Vietnamese province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau early Saturday.

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Difficulties in expanding methadone treatment programme

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Difficulties in expanding methadone treatment programme

Challenges still lie ahead in the expansion of the methadone treatment programme, since only 27 percent of the 80,000 drug users targeted until 2015 received access to this form of therapy.

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