Copyright infringements rife

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VietNam News English 23 hour(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Low public awareness has led to an alarming level of copyright violations in Viet Nam and authorities need to act urgently to curb them, authors and publishers say.

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Encouraging results from Nestle Vietnam school nutrition pilot programme

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Encouraging results from Nestle Vietnam school nutrition pilot programme

According to the National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnamese children are facing some critical nutrition threats: over 50 per cent of school age children have meal portions low in energy leading to stunted growth; in some big cities the rate of obesity is spiraling and reaches an alarming level of 10-15 per cent; and some 40-60 per cent of children are lacking important micro nutrients which help the kids reach optimal development both physically and spiritually.

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Dioxin contamination at Vietnam airport worse than thought

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

Dioxin contamination at Vietnam airport worse than thought

Agent Orange/Dioxin contamination at Bien Hoa airport in the southern province of Dong Nai, formerly a major military airbase of the U.S. Army, is even worse than the alarming rate confirmed before.

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Vietnamese preschool children receive best care in the world?

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnamese preschool children receive best care in the world?

VietNamNet Bridge – Experts have warned about the alarming nutritional health of preschool children in HCM City. Parents keep complaining about the lack of nursery schools. Meanwhile, the budget for preschool system development has been increasing steadily.

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Social News Headlines 13/3

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Forest fire in Ca Mau at alarming level

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Forest fire in Ca Mau at alarming level

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Forest fire in Ca Mau at alarming level

There is an imminent risk that the entire U Minh Ha indigo forest may erupt in flames, said southernmost Ca Mau province’s Agriculture and Rural Development Department Director Le Van Su.

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Forest fire in Ca Mau at alarming level

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Forest fire in Ca Mau at alarming level

(VOV) -There is an imminent risk that the entire U Minh Ha indigo forest may erupt in flames, said southernmost Ca Mau province’s Agriculture and Rural Development Department Director Le Van Su.

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WHO warns of alarming surge in deadly bird flu

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned tourists to stay away from live poultry while travelling to countries where A/H7N9 avian flu is raging.

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Cancer 'tidal wave' on horizon, warns WHO

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Cancer 'tidal wave' on horizon, warns WHO

The globe is facing a "tidal wave" of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered, say World Health Organization scientists.

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Da Nang to build offshore fishing vessels

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Da Nang has provided VND75 billion ($3.57 million) to build offshore fishing vessels for local fishermen and to train captains. The city has 206 vessels with capacity of 90CV-400CV, and 94 teams of fishermen.

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No progress seen in slowing abuse of antibiotics

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

No progress seen in slowing abuse of antibiotics

Rampant abuse of antibiotics by the general public and doctors is seeing an alarming increase, and will only lead to more resistance of the drug in patients, experts have warned, as quoted by Sai Gon Giai Phong.

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Rampant overuse of antibiotics alarming

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Rampant overuse of antibiotics alarming

Rampant overuse of antibiotics by the general public and doctors is seeing an alarming increase, and will only lead to more resistance of the drug in patients.

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Embezzlement in banking sector gets alarming

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Embezzlement in banking sector gets alarming

VietNamNet Bridge – Banking has been named as the leading sector in terms of embezzlement with 9 out of the 10 embezzlement cases treated in 2013.

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Vietnam metro is sinking, flooding easier

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam metro is sinking, flooding easier

Groundwater overexploitation and urbanization blamed, but one study finds rainwater can be pumped to effectively recharge the water table.

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Hue City: Hydropower dams open, districts submerged

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Hue City: Hydropower dams open, districts submerged

VietNamNet Bridge - The water levels in the Huong and Bo rivers in Thua Thien-Hue Province were approximately at the 3rd alarming level yesterday, causing flooding in Hue City, Quang Dien district and Huong Tra town. The flood was caused by heavy rains and water discharged from hydropower reservoirs in the region.

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