'Boat people' likely posing as Rohingya for aid, says Myanmar general

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'Boat people' likely posing as Rohingya for aid, says Myanmar general

Plywood with the words ''We are Myanmar Rohingya'' is seen in an abandoned boat which carried Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants from Thailand, found off the coast near the city of Kuta Binje, Indonesia's Aceh Province May 20, 2015.

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Vietnam sex workers haunted by specter of violence, HIV

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Vietnam sex workers haunted by specter of violence, HIV

Ngoc Thuy, a sex worker in Ho Chi Minh City, was almost assaulted by a client recently for failing to satisfy him.

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Older population in need of financial assistance

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Older population in need of financial assistance

Almost half of the population aged 60 and above in Viet Nam is not eligible for social subsidies or participate in the country's social insurance programme.

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Local gov’ts support vocational trainees

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Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has ordered local governments to support training fee for those who are studying at vocational training centers.

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HIV discrimination leaves family struggling

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HIV discrimination leaves family struggling

A family in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau is struggling against discrimination after the father died of AIDS and the mother, who has HIV, tries to find work to feed her children.

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The inspiring life of an HIV-positive Vietnamese woman honored by Time Magazine

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The inspiring life of an HIV-positive Vietnamese woman honored by Time Magazine

An HIV-positive Vietnamese woman who was named an "Asian Hero" by Time Magazine has been active in helping fellow patients combat their illness and social stigmas in the past 14 years.

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Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill in sexism case

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Ellen Pao, the woman who took a Silicon Valley firm to court over sexism claims and lost, has been asked to pay legal costs of nearly $1m (£660,000).

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Film aims to raise awareness about discrimination against HIV carriers

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Film aims to raise awareness about discrimination against HIV carriers

A 30-minute film based on real people who have HIV and face discrimination was screened at the Adora Premium Wedding Reception and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on April 23, aiming to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV carriers.

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Film aims to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients

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Film aims to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients

A 30-minute film based on real people who have HIV and face discrimination will be shown at the Adora Premium Wedding Reception and Convention Centre in HCM City on April 23.

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Film aims to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Film aims to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients

A 30-minute film based on real people who have HIV and face discrimination will be shown at the Adora Premium Wedding Reception and Convention Centre in HCM City on April 23.

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Hopes rise for legalization of sex reassignment in Vietnam

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Hopes rise for legalization of sex reassignment in Vietnam

Huynh Chi Dung’s friend, a female whose biological sex was male, died recently in a botched attempt at a breast lift with silicone.

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Draft Law on belief and religion open for discussions

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago

VGP – The bill covers regulations on the right to belief and religion freedom; rights and obligations of religious followers, of foreigners who reside legally and conduct religious beliefs and practices in Viet Nam.

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ASEAN commits to eliminating sexual violence

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ASEAN commits to eliminating sexual violence

ASEAN is committed to joining efforts to ensure the elimination of sexual violence and enhance the role of women in peace processes and international and regional security, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, has said.

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U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing gay rights

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U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing gay rights

Arkansas lawmakers passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Tuesday that critics said would allow businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians, drawing a swift demand from Wal-Mart Stores Inc for the governor to veto the bill.

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Vietnamese trans people call for legal gender recognition

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Vietnamese trans people call for legal gender recognition

ICS, a Ho Chi Minh City-based network for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people on Sunday launches the “My Body – My Rights” campaign to promote rights for the transgender community in Vietnam.

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