Could a $34 smartphone device improve HIV diagnosis in Africa?

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

A dongle that plugs into a smartphone mimics a lab-based blood test for HIV and syphilis and can detect the diseases in 15 minutes, say researchers.

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Whistle-blowers will be awarded up to VND25 billion

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

Whistle-blowers will be awarded up to VND25 billion

VietNamNet Bridge – Government agencies have agreed to reward individuals who have “made outstanding achievements in denouncing corruption” with up to VND5 billion (nearly $250,000) in cash, said Pham Trong Dat, Head of the Anti-corruption Department of the Government Inspectorate.

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New weighing system proposed to check overloading

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

New weighing system proposed to check overloading

HCM City's Department of Transport has proposed to the municipal People's Committee, the use of a new weighing scale that will be installed underground and will automatically detect overloaded vehicles.

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More than 3,500 fake driving licenses detected

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More than 3,500 fake driving licenses detected

VietNamNet Bridge – During the process of granting new driving licences, the Road Administration has discovered and seized more than 3,500 counterfeit licenses.

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'Pings' detected in search for AirAsia flight recorders

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Search and rescue teams hunting for the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet detect pings they believe are from the plane's black box flight recorders, which would provide answers as to the cause of the crash.

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Smartphones: the future for Malaria diagnosis?

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A French researcher says his new app and smartphone hardware could save lives by providing an easy and affordable way to detect Malaria - estimated to kill more than 600,000 people a year - using cameras on the devices.

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Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.

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Cancer often due to bad luck, not genes or environment

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Cancer often due to bad luck, not genes or environment

Cancer is often caused by the "bad luck" of random mutations that arise when cells divide, not family history or environmental causes, US researchers said Thursday.

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HCM City intensifies strict control of smuggled goods

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City will keep a close watch on smuggled goods in the run-up period to the Tet (Lunar New Year) festival, according to the Director of Ho Chi Minh City’s market management department.

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Dak Lak: Children with disabilities helped integrate into community

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Around 1,100–1,900 children in five districts of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak are benefited from a project of early childhood intervention and education for children with disabilities every year, according to the provincial Department of Education and Training.

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Breeders asked to conduct decontamination at farms, slaughter houses

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday sent a document to local district administrations over the implementation of measures to prevent diseases on cattle and poultry.

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AFF supervisor shows evidence for VN’s innocence

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AFF supervisor shows evidence for VN’s innocence

VietNamNet Bridge – Sportradar, the sports data firm hired by the Southeast Asian Football Federation (AFF) to supervise the AFF Cup 2014, has concluded that there were no signs of match-fixing in the second-leg semifinal game between Vietnam and Malaysia.

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500kg bomb defused in Phu Tho province

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Sappers have safely defused a nearly 500kg bomb which was dropped by the US troops during the war in the northern province of Phu Tho.

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500kg bomb defused in Phu Tho province

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500kg bomb defused in Phu Tho province

Sappers have safely defused a nearly 500kg bomb which was dropped by the US troops during the war in the northern province of Phu Tho.

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President visits successful rural commune in Long An

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago 2 related news

President visits successful rural commune in Long An

President Truong Tan Sang on December 6 visited Tan Lan commune, Can Duoc district, the Mekong Delta province of Long An, where he stated that the promotion of the central role of the people is key to the success of the new-style area building programme.

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