Parents in central Vietnam rush to get kids vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis

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Parents in central Vietnam rush to get kids vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis

Parents in central Da Nang City have hurriedly had their children vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis (JE) after hearing that viral encephalitis has spread to 31 localities in Vietnam, affecting 325 people and killing five of them in the first half of this year.

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Suspected prostitute held in Google exec drug death

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Suspected prostitute held in Google exec drug death

A high priced call girl killed a Google executive with a lethal dose of heroin and then fled his yacht in California, authorities alleged Wednesday.

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GM's Barra to testify to Senate again on recall scandal

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GM's Barra to testify to Senate again on recall scandal

General Motors chief executive Mary Barra will return to the Senate next week for a grilling over the automaker's deadly delayed recall of cars with faulty ignition switches.

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Court hears appeal for executives over $35m embezzlement charges

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The HCM City People's Court of Appeals yesterday began hearing a corruption case in which a lower court last year handed down death sentences to two former financial and construction executives and jail terms to nine others for embezzling VND531 billion (US$35.3 million) worth of public funds.

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Appeals court hears plea in insurance theft case

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

An appeals court yesterday began hearing leniency pleas made by a former insurance advisor and 13 accomplices found guilty in a huge swindling case.

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Two-year imprisonment kept for blogger infringing State interest

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The appeal court of the Supreme People’s Court, during its hearing in central Da Nang city on June 26, rejected the appeal lodged by blogger Truong Duy Nhat and upheld his two-year imprisonment sentence for the charge of "abusing freedoms to infringe upon interests of the State, legitimate rights and interests of organisations and/or citizens."

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Newborn-screening project benefits kids

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

Medical stations in Hanoi have so far provided prenatal and newborn screening services for over 23,600 pregnant women and 11,600 infants in a bid to reduce the rate of children born with congenital defects.

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Newborn-screening project benefits kids

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Medical stations in Hanoi have so far provided prenatal and newborn screening services for over 23,600 pregnant women and 11,600 infants in a bid to reduce the rate of children born with congenital defects.

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Vietnam court upholds death sentences against 29 drug smugglers

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Vietnam court upholds death sentences against 29 drug smugglers

An appellate hearing was held in Hanoi, on June 19, for 40 of the 89 defendants arrested during the country's largest narcotics case. Photo: Pham Hai Sam

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Vietnam upholds 29 out of 30 death sentences for drug traffickers

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Vietnam upholds 29 out of 30 death sentences for drug traffickers

The Supreme People’s Court in Hanoi on Thursday upheld 29 out of the 30 death sentences for the drug traffickers who were tried by a court in northern Quang Ninh Province early this year. This is the largest-ever drug case in Vietnam.

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Court confirms 29 death sentences in biggest drug case

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Court confirms 29 death sentences in biggest drug case

The Supreme People's Court in the northern province of Quang Ninh on June 19 refused to revoke death sentences given to 29 people involved in the biggest drug trafficking case in Vietnam.

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China blamed as fishing case postponed in Philippines

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A court case against a group of Chinese fishermen facing jail in the Philippines for poaching was postponed for a third time on Wednesday, after the government accused China of frustrating the proceedings.

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Justice Minister: illicit enrichment to be criminalised

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Justice Minister: illicit enrichment to be criminalised

Vietnam’s anti-corruption fight will receive a boost after the country’s Criminal Code is revised, with more acts to be criminalised in line with international conventions to which Vietnam is a signatory, Justice Minister Ha Hung Cuong told the National Assembly at a hearing on June 12.

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Education Minister questioned at NA hearing

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Education Minister questioned at NA hearing

Minister of Education and Training Pham Vu Luan was quizzed by National Assembly deputies on June 11, focusing on tertiary and vocational training quality, graduates’ high unemployment rate, and the implementation of educational and textbook renovation.

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Education minister questioned at NA hearing

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Education minister questioned at NA hearing

Minister of Education and Training Pham Vu Luan was quizzed by National Assembly deputies on June 11, focusing on tertiary and vocational training quality, graduates’ high unemployment rate, and the implementation of educational and textbook renovation.

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