Hanoi orders removal of 16 unsafe cranes at construction sites

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Hanoi orders removal of 16 unsafe cranes at construction sites

Hanoi authorities have demanded that 16 cranes at construction sites be removed as they were found operating dangerously in violation of safety standards.

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For Vietnamese, abortion is a harder choice than it should be

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For Vietnamese, abortion is a harder choice than it should be

Hien is nearly three months pregnant. But she has not been very excited, not as much as she was the first time.

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Unsafe products to be destroyed: Inspectors

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SaiGon GP English 1 week(s) ago

Since the food safety violations has become rampant lately, Nguyen Thanh Phong, head of the Department of Foodstuff Safety, said that in May and June, his department liaising with related agencies will set up two teams to inspect selling and importing food additives and materials for processing food.

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Spooked by unsafe greens, Vietnamese people grow veggies at home

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Spooked by unsafe greens, Vietnamese people grow veggies at home

In recent years, deterred by rampant unsafe vegetables and even their so-called “safe” counterparts, more people in Vietnam have taken matters into their own hands by only consuming their home-grown veggies.

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'What's a condom?': Unsafe sex puts Vietnamese factory workers at risk

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'What's a condom?': Unsafe sex puts Vietnamese factory workers at risk

She is 30 and from Hanoi. She has three children, apart from three miscarriages and three abortions. "I get pregnant easily," she said.

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Watch out for these ‘time bombs’ when you’re in Ho Chi Minh City

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Watch out for these ‘time bombs’ when you’re in Ho Chi Minh City

Unsafe air tanks are ubiquitously used by repairmen in Ho Chi Minh City at the moment even though many deaths have been caused by the explosions of the devices in recent years.

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Railway accidents on the rise

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Railway accidents increased during the first three months this year compared with the same period last year, according to Vietnam Railway under the Ministry of Transport.

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Food safety plans may change course

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Deputy Director of the Field Crops Research Institute, Dao The Anh, spoke to Hai Quan (Customs) newspaper about the need to establish an independent organisation to manage food safety.

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Unsafe food causes over 200 diseases: WHO

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news 1 related news

Unsafe food causes over 200 diseases: WHO

Unsafe food containing harmful bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances causes more than 200 diseases that claim an estimated 2 million lives globally each year, said the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam.

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Antibiotic resistance: 80,000 'might die' in future outbreak

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

About 80,000 people could die if there was a "widespread outbreak" of an antibiotic-resistant blood infection, according to a government document.

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Unsafe food is 'growing global threat', says WHO

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Unsafe food is 'growing global threat', says WHO

Eating food contaminated with bugs leads to more than half a billion cases of illness a year, the World Health Organization warns.

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Swimming – A must-have skill in Vietnam

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Swimming – A must-have skill in Vietnam

Editor’s Note: Stivi Cooke is an Australian currently based in central Vietnam.

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Health Ministry urges to prevent food poisons

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Health February 26 sent its documents to chairpersons of municipal and provincial people’s committees, asking to enhance control over food safety and hygiene during festival season in the first month of the lunar year.

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Sexual transmission- major cause of HIV in the south

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Sexual transmission- major cause of HIV in the south

VietNamNet Bridge – Increasing HIV infection cases resulting from unsafe sex have become a pressing issue in the southern region, urging the implementation of drastic measures by local authorities, the Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute reported at a conference in the southern city on February 11.

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Food watchdog fines companies for unsafe food

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

VND259 million (US$12,125) is totaling amount of fines for food safety violation in last week, said the Food Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health on February 14.

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