Vietnam’s population reaches 90 mln on Nov 1; issues to resolve

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 42 month(s) ago

The population of Vietnam will reach 90 million at 12 am on Friday, November 1, 2013, the General Office of Population and Family Planning reported.

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Vietnam, US launch Danang dioxin clean-up

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago 2 related news

HANOI: Vietnam and the United States on Tuesday (Oct 18) launched the second phase of a dioxin clean-up in Danang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war between the former enemies.

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Vietnam, US launch Da Nang dioxin clean-up

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago 2 related news

Vietnam and the United States on Tuesday launched the second phase of a dioxin clean-up in Da Nang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war between the countries.

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Vietnamese infant suspected to have Zika-caused microcephaly

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnam may have become the second Asian country, following Thailand, to report a case of microcephaly due to Zika contraction, with a four-month-old girl in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak showing signs of the birth defect.

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Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to Japan’s Yoshinori Ohsumi for work on ‘cell recycling’

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Japanese biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering and elucidating a key mechanism in our body’s defense system that involves degrading and recycling parts of cells. Known as autophagy, this process plays an important role in cancer, Alzheimer’s, Type 2 diabetes, birth defects from Zika virus and numerous other devastating diseases.

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Thailand considers Zika tests for all pregnant women

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Thailand is considering testing all pregnant women for Zika, the health ministry said on Monday, following confirmation last week of its first known cases of microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size, linked to the Zika virus.

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Ward cadres provide birth certificates at home

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The People’s Committee of Binh An Ward, District 2, HCMC has launched a program themed “For citizens, cadres serve” in which cadres arrive at citizens’ houses to provide birth certificates for their newborns since September this year.

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Alarming rate of hepatitis in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

Vietnam is among countries with alarming hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection rates in the world.

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Yonhap, Save the Children host marathon to help malnourished kids

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

South Korea's key news service Yonhap News Agency and international charity Save the Children co-hosted a fund-raising marathon this morning, seeking to lend a helping hand to malnourished children in Ethiopia and increase public awareness of children's rights.

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Parents powerless to help their sick children

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

A couple in Ninh Binh Province are pleading for help to treat their two children who have suffered from cerebral palsy after their first two children died after birth.

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Thai authorities downplay Zika risk, worried by tourism impact

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Thai authorities downplay Zika risk, worried by tourism impact

Health and city officials in Thailand downplayed risks from rising infections from the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which is linked to serious birth defects, and expressed concern that disclosing information would damage its tourism industry.

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Thailand finds 21 new cases of Zika in Bangkok, including pregnant woman

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Thailand finds 21 new cases of Zika in Bangkok, including pregnant woman

BANGKOK: Twenty-one new cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in central Bangkok, including a pregnant woman who later gave birth with no complications, Thailand's public health ministry said on Sunday (Sep 11).

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Thailand finds 21 new cases of Zika in Bangkok, including pregnant woman

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Twenty-one new cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in central Bangkok, including a pregnant woman who later gave birth with no complications, Thailand's public health ministry said on Sunday.

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'We want answers' - Two men discover they were switched at birth

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Second case of babies switched in Canadian hospital shakes community.

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Singapore confirms 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

Singapore confirms 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus

Singapore authorities have confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, which in Brazil has been linked to a rare birth defect, and said more cases were expected to be identified.

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