2016 to be a tough year for paper sector

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2016 to be a tough year for paper sector

The domestic paper industry is forecast to face a spectrum of difficulties in 2016, said Vu Thanh Binh, General Director of the Vietnam Paper Corporation at a conference in the northern midland province of Phu Tho on January 21.

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CDC issues guidelines for pregnant women during Zika outbreak

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CDC issues guidelines for pregnant women during Zika outbreak

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued guidelines for doctors caring for pregnant women who might have been exposed to Zika virus, a mosquito-borne infection that can cause brain damage in a developing fetus.

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General Xuan Lich visits AO victims, bearing gifts

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General Xuan Lich visits AO victims, bearing gifts

(VOV) - Senior Lieutenant General Ngo Xuan Lich paid a visit to children, young adults and veterans disabled by the effects of Agent Orange (AO) on January 18, and brought along gifts valued at more than US$6,700.

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Nearly US$2.7 million raised for needy children

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Nearly US$2.7 million raised for needy children

Nearly VND60 billion (US$2.67 million) was donated to disadvantaged children under a fundraising programme organised by the Vietnam Children Sponsor Fund (VCSF) and Vietnam Television in Hanoi on January 16.

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Localities active in caring for AO/dioxin victims

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Localities active in caring for AO/dioxin victims

Localities throughout the country have held a wide range of activities to support Agent Orange/dioxin victims, many of whom live in poverty and suffer from serious diseases as consequences of exposure to the toxic chemical.

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Hanoi brings warm Tet to policy beneficiaries, poor people

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Hanoi brings warm Tet to policy beneficiaries, poor people

Hanoi will spend nearly VND283 billion (US$12.6 million) on gifts to policy beneficiaries and impoverished households on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year 2016, said Le Toan Khang, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, on January 5.

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Doubts about the rich-poor nation divide loom over U.N. climate debate

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Doubts about the rich-poor nation divide loom over U.N. climate debate

Among the stumbling blocks for a global climate deal in Paris is a decades-old U.N. view that divides the world into two camps -- wealthy countries that bear the financial responsibility for climate change and developing nations that do not.

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Israel ready to help Vietnam care for disabled, elderly: diplomat

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Israel ready to help Vietnam care for disabled, elderly: diplomat

Israel is willing to discuss and share its experience with Vietnam in caring for persons with disabilities and the elderly, Israeli Ambassador Meirav Elion Shahar said at a conference in Hanoi on December 7.

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Vietnam puts priority on developing early childhood education, says Ambassador

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Vietnam puts priority on developing early childhood education, says Ambassador

Vietnam has put a priority on developing early childhood education in the country’s underprivileged socio-economic areas, mountainous and remote regions as well as border areas and islands.

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Three foreign-funded projects get PM nod for post-2015

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Three foreign-funded projects get PM nod for post-2015

The Prime Minister has approved three foreign-funded development projects which focus on renewable energy, caring for disabled children and water management.

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Three foreign-funded projects get PM nod for post-2015

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The Prime Minister has approved three foreign-funded development projects which focus on renewable energy, caring for disabled children and water management.

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Video shows foreigner stopping Hanoi woman from driving on walking street

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

A video of a foreign man stopping a Vietnamese woman from driving on a walking street in Hanoi has gone viral on the Internet, prompting wide criticism over the bad habit of many locals.

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Viet Nam among top nations for early HIV treatment

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Viet Nam among top nations for early HIV treatment

Viet Nam ranks among the top nations in the world in the early diagnosis and treatment of HIV infections.

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Bald pictures lift up cancer patients

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Bald pictures lift up cancer patients

A collection of photos of the shaved heads of young volunteers has gone on show in HCM City to support breast-cancer patients.

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Bald pictures lift up cancer patients

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago

A collection of photos of the shaved heads of young volunteers has gone on show in HCM City to support breast-cancer patients.

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