According to Chosun, Koreans will be entitled to practically free tests for five major cancers -- stomach, colorectal, liver, breast and cervical cancers -- and high blood pressure and diabetes from 2018.
Indonesia on Thursday rejected mounting international pressure and desperate pleas from relatives to halt the execution of 14 drug convicts who are expected to imminently face the firing squad.
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The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center yesterday issued the lastest weather news about 'Mirinea’ typhoon after it was weakened into the tropical low pressure hitting the west northern provinces of Vietnam.
New tropical depression is approaching East Sea. (Source: The National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center)
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After Mirinea typhoon weakened into a tropical low pressure at 3 am today, it brought prolonged medium- heavy rain and powerful wind to northern delta provinces and cities such as Thai Binh, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh and Hanoi, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
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All high-pressure sodium street lights in Ho Chi Minh City will be replaced with LED lights by the year 2020, according to a plan recently proposed by the municipal Department of Transport.
A strong low pressure area developing into new tropical depression hit East Sea yesterday morning, according to the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
The direct of the tropical low pressure.
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Britain's new finance minister Philip Hammond, under pressure from his peers from around the world, said on Sunday there could be more clarity later this year on how the country will exit the European Union.
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Heart disease, one of the top killers in Vietnam, is affecting more young people as the industrial, urban lifestyle of unhealthy diets and little physical activity increases risk factors for cardiological problems, doctors say.
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A crippling drought in Vietnam will probably cause the government to miss its 6.7 percent growth target this year, adding to pressure on new Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc as he seeks to reassure investors of his economic reforms.
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Tokyo raised pressure on Beijing at an Asia-Europe summit Saturday, July 16, to respect an international tribunal's ruling that dismissed its claims to much of the South China Sea.
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Southeast Asia will not issue a statement on the rejection of Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea by an international tribunal, regional diplomats said Thursday, blaming the no-comment on pressure by Beijing.
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Because of effect of low pressure, persistent heavy rains shouldered over Hanoi and northern provinces for past three days, reported the National Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center.
Heavy rain floods Quang Ninh. (Photo:SGGP)
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Because of the influence of low pressure trough, heavy rains and flash flood have started pouring from the upstream rivers of Da, Red to local streams and lakes in the northern mountain provinces during previous days.
Heavy rain sweepts through Hanoi. (Photo:SGGP)
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Vietnamese tax authorities are looking for a way to tax ride-sharing company Uber, while putting pressure on French and Thai retailers Groupe Casino and Central Group, the old and new owner of supermarket chain Big C Vietnam, to pay the tax incurred from the sale.
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The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, under mounting pressure to advance gun-control legislation, will vote next week on a measure to keep guns out of the hands of people on government terrorism watch lists.
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