Pollution reaches alarming levels

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

Viet Nam hopes to control environmental pollution at the source, deputy director general of the Viet Nam Environment Administration, Tran The Loan, told the Thoi bao Kinh te (Viet Nam Economic Times) Newspaper

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Local TV debuts health consultancy programme

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Da Nang Radio and Television (DRT) will debut the weekly ‘Family Doctor' programme on July 20, director Hoang Hung announced yesterday.

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Five laws to take effect in July

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Five laws to take effect in July

VietNamNet Bridge – Five Laws on Land, Anti-Wastefulness, Bidding, Reception of Citizens and Anti-Fire will come into effect since July 1, 2014.

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Resource depletion in Mekong delta alarming

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Resource depletion in Mekong delta alarming

VietNamNet Bridge – Scientists and administrators once again rang the bell of alarm against a rapid depletion of natural resources, a biodiversity decline and climate change causing adverse impacts on farming and the livelihood of people in the Mekong Delta at a forum held last week.

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Central Highlands loses forestland to cassava fields

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Central Highlands loses forestland to cassava fields

VietNamNet Bridge – Deforestation in the Central Highlands has reached at an alarming level in the Chumomray National Park and Ngoc Linh Natural Sanctuary where farmers have cut down trees to plant cassava, analysts have said.

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Workers hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

(VOV) -About 170 employees of Nienshing garment company in northern Thai Binh province have been admitted to hospital with suspected food poisoning.

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Copyright infringements rife

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VietNam News English 3 month(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 3 month(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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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 4 month(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 4 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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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 5 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 6 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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