Vietnamese man quits gaming, becomes country’s first ‘Half-Ironman’

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A barber’s mistake has prompted one young Vietnamese man to give up his gaming addiction in favor of a healthier lifestyle, becoming the first Vietnamese to win an official ticket to the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship.

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Vietnamese addicts start using drugs as young as 12: survey

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

A survey on nearly 600 young Vietnamese drug users has found many of them starting to take heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine and ecstasy when they were just 12 or 13 years old.

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Carrie Fisher, 'Star Wars' Princess Leia, dies at 60

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films and later endured drug addiction before going on to tell her story as a best-selling author, died on Tuesday aged 60, her family said.

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Towards 90-90-90 target to end AIDS epidemic in Vietnam

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A national action month for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS will take place from November 10 to December 10 with the theme “Towards the 90-90-90 Target to End the AIDS Epidemic in Vietnam,” according to the National Committee for the Prevention and Control of AIDS, Drug Addiction and Prostitution.

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Dong Nai to release drug addiction inmates after protests

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, Dao Ngoc Dung, has asked Dong Nai Province Drug Rehabilitation Centre to release over 200 inmates following continuous recent protests among inmates at the centre.

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Stubborn teens sent to 'addiction' rehabilitation centre

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

The IVS Boarding School under the Institute of Research and Development of Vovinam and Sports is the first centre in Ho Chi Minh City to teenagers and those with gaming or internet addictions.

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Alcohol-induced mental disorders on the rise in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

An increasing number of people in Vietnam have developed mental illnesses caused by chronic alcohol addiction, impacting their own lives as well as those of their families.

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Can this herbal mouthwash in Vietnam cure your nicotine addiction?

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Can this herbal mouthwash in Vietnam cure your nicotine addiction?

Mouthwashes said to be made from a range of natural herbs are being promoted in Vietnam as an effective aid to quit smoking, and claimed to be able to end users' nicotine craving in less than a week.

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Pokemon hunting proves costly for Japanese star Uchimura

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Pokemon hunting proves costly for Japanese star Uchimura

TOKYO: Japanese gymnastics star Kohei Uchimura was left counting the cost of his recent addiction to Pokemon Go at the Rio Olympics.

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Indonesia wages war on drugs but cuts funding for rehabilitation

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Indonesia wages war on drugs but cuts funding for rehabilitation

Rizki Mulyadi sits half-submerged in a steaming herbal bath, hands folded in his lap and head down.

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UN vows to protect Vietnamese children

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UN vows to protect Vietnamese children

The United Nations pledges to work with the Government of Vietnam to take care of and protect local children, particularly those with disabilities.

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Man misdiagnosed with HIV for 19 years

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Man misdiagnosed with HIV for 19 years

A man in Binh Thuan Province has requested the provincial health sector to issue a public apology and provide compensation after a mistaken diagnosis for HIV/AIDS 19 years ago. During the time, he has had to live with discriminations.

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Saudi Arabia will struggle to kick its addiction to oil

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Saudi Arabia will struggle to kick its addiction to oil

"King Abdulaziz and the men who worked with him for the establishment of the state did not depend on oil and they established the kingdom without oil, and they ran this state without oil, and they lived in this state without oil," Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in an televised interview on Monday.

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Saudi prince unveils sweeping plans to end 'addiction' to oil

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Saudi prince unveils sweeping plans to end 'addiction' to oil

The powerful young prince overseeing Saudi Arabia's economy unveiled ambitious plans on Monday aimed at ending the kingdom's "addiction" to oil and transforming it into a global investment power.

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Rehab center managers suspended after mass breakout

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 month(s) ago

Rehab center managers suspended after mass breakout

Authorities in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on Wednesday suspended seven officials of a drug rehab center after a large group of 447 people with addiction staged a chaotic scene and escaped last week.

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