Depression, mental disorders on the rise among Vietnamese students

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Depression, mental disorders on the rise among Vietnamese students

Rising expectations from parents and teachers have increased pressure on students and fueled depression and anxiety disorders, psychologists concurred at a seminar in Hanoi this week.

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Instant noodles carry health risks for women: study

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Instant noodles carry health risks for women: study

Women who eat instant noodles, like Ramen, at least two times a week face a greater risk of high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar and high cholesterol, US researchers said Thursday.

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City urges Dong Nai to build airport

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news

HCM City's transport facilities will be overloaded by 2020 if the planned international airport in Dong Nai Province does not begin operations and ease the pressure on Tan Son Nhat Airport.

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Peace cannot be compromised or imposed: Deputy Defence Minister

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Peace cannot be compromised or imposed: Deputy Defence Minister

Having weathered every war, Vietnam will never accept any compromise over peace, and a country that uses its military power to coercively pressure another will eventually pay a precipitous price, says Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh.

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Peace cannot be compromised or imposed: VN General

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Peace cannot be compromised or imposed: VN General

(VOV) - Having weathered every war, Vietnam will never accept any compromise over peace, and a country that uses its military power to coercively pressure another will eventually pay a precipitous price, says Deputy Defence Minister Nguyen Chi Vinh.

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Local livestock industry faces import pressure

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The increasingly high number of meat imports in recent months has put pressure on the domestic cattle industry, according to an article published on the English language news portal VietNamNet Bridge.

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HCM City: Over 1,500 new classrooms ready for new school year

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

As many as 1,527 new classrooms will be put into use in Ho Chi Minh City to better serve the 2014-2015 school year, which will begin in September.

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Iraq's Maliki finally steps aside, paving way for new government

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Nuri al-Maliki finally bowed to pressure within Iraq and beyond on Thursday and stepped down as prime minister, paving the way for a new coalition that world and regional powers hope can quash a Sunni Islamist insurgency that threatens Baghdad.

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Iraq's Maliki finally steps aside, paving way for new gov't

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Iraq's Maliki finally steps aside, paving way for new gov't

Nuri al-Maliki finally bowed to pressure within Iraq and beyond on Thursday and stepped down as prime minister, paving the way for a new coalition that world and regional powers hope can quash a Sunni Islamist insurgency that threatens Baghdad.

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Meat imports reach record high as local livestock industry flounders

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Meat imports reach record high as local livestock industry flounders

VietNamNet Bridge – The increasingly high number of meat imports in recent months has put pressure on the domestic cattle industry.

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Too much salt is linked to 1.65 million deaths per year

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Too much salt is linked to 1.65 million deaths per year

People around the world eat twice as much salt as they should, and this behavior translates into 1.65 million heart-related deaths per year, researchers said Wednesday.

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Consumer activists put pressure on retailers to drop triclosan

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Consumer activists put pressure on retailers to drop triclosan

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and other retailers are under mounting pressure to eliminate products with triclosan, an antibacterial chemical used in hand soaps and Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s Total toothpaste.

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Amazon blocks pre-orders of Disney DVDs

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Bloomberg’s David Ingles reports on the world’s largest web retailer keeping certain items from consumers to put pressure on its venders for more control over pricing online. He speaks to Angie Lau and Rishaad Salamat on “Asia Edge.”

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China rebuffs U.S. efforts on South China Sea tensions

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The US says an American-backed South China Sea initiative made some progress at ASEAN, Asia's highest profile meeting so far this year, but China appears to rebuff pressure from the US to rein in its assertive actions there.

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China under pressure as U.S. pushes plan to ease South China Sea tensions

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China under pressure as U.S. pushes plan to ease South China Sea tensions

Chinese coastguard ships obstruct the operation of Vietnamese coastguard vessels (not pictured) after they came within 10 nautical miles of the Haiyang Shiyou 981, known in Vietnam as HD-981, oil rig that China illegally deployed off Vietnam's coast July 15, 2014. Photo: Reuters

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