City tackles prostitution and human trafficking

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The deputy chairman of HCM City People's Committee Hua Ngoc Thuan on Wednesday instructed local authorities and agencies to take stronger measures against prostitution, and crimes related to prostitution, including human trafficking.

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Global life expectancy rises: study

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People around the world lived on average to a ripe old age of 71.5 in 2013, up from 65.3 in 1990, a study said on Thursday, noting the gains came despite big increases in liver cancer and chronic kidney deaths.

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Chinese villagers seek to banish HIV-infected boy - state media

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Chinese villagers seek to banish HIV-infected boy - state media

SHANGHAI - Authorities in a Chinese village have launched a "thought education" campaign after more than 200 villagers signed a petition to banish an eight-year-old boy infected with the HIV virus, state media said on Wednesday.

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Man pronounced as dead from AIDS jailed for forging medical record

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Man pronounced as dead from AIDS jailed for forging medical record

A court in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on Thursday delivered the jail term to a man who forged documents pronouncing him as being in the final stage of AIDS to escape a jail term.

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Press digest – December 10

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Social News 11/12

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Social News 11/12

One killed, 17 injured in highway accidents

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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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More people can access to Methadone treatment, ARV drugs

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It needs to provide Methadone treatment to more people and safe needles and condoms to high risk groups, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long at a seminar on Methadone and antiretroviral drugs yesterday.

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ADB aids forest management

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ADB aids forest management

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Conference raises US$680 million for development

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Conference raises US$680 million for development

(VOV) - Over 200 delegates gathered at a conference in Hanoi on December 8 to discuss ways to promote investment and assistance for socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas.

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Raise public awareness of HIV through drama

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In response to the World AIDS Day in 2014 themed “ No Discrimination against people living with HIV, the Communist Youth Union in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday opened a playwriting competition titled “Faith and Life”.

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Hanoi benefactors lend hand to HIV/AIDS patients

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Hanoi benefactors lend hand to HIV/AIDS patients

More than 200 organisations and individuals donated over 3.3 billion VND (157,100 USD) to Hanoi’s support fund for people living with HIV on December 4 as a way to extend their assistance to the target group.

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HIV evolving 'into milder form'

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HIV evolving 'into milder form'

HIV is evolving to become less deadly and less infectious, according to a major scientific study.

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Dien Bien’s HIV/AIDS prevention efforts examined

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A delegation from the National Assembly and international organisations paid a field trip to the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien to learn about the locality’s HIV/AIDS prevention and control.

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Drama spotlights reality of gay life

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Drama spotlights reality of gay life

Cau Vong Khuyet (Part of the Rainbow), a play by Kim Khanh staged at IDECAF yesterday to mark World HIV//AIDS Prevention Day, December 1, gave the audience a glimpse into the challenges faced by gay people.

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