Death toll rises in Quang Ninh flash-floods

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Death toll rises in Quang Ninh flash-floods

Flash floods triggered by record-setting rains in the north-eastern coastal province of Quang Ninh has left 12 people dead or missing, according to the provincial Steering Board for Flood and Storm Prevention, Search and Rescue.

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Quang Ninh begins post-flood recovery efforts

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Quang Ninh begins post-flood recovery efforts

The northern province of Quang Ninh began its recovery efforts on July 27 after a flash flood, the heaviest in the past 40 years, claimed three lives and caused substantial property damage.

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Vietnam strives to reduce spread of hepatitis

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has promulgated a plan on viral hepatitis prevention for the 2015-2019 period to reduce the spread of hepatitis viruses and improve community access to screening, treatment and care services, said Tran Dac Phu, Head of the MOH’s Preventive Health Department.

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President lauds procuracy sector’s attainments

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President lauds procuracy sector’s attainments

State President Truong Tan Sang lauded the achievements of the Supreme People’s Procuracy while attending a ceremony to mark the sector’s 55th founding anniversary in Hanoi on July 23.

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Thai PM urges gov’t agencies to cut water usage

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Thailand's Prime Minister has urged government agencies to reduce their water usage by 10 percent, and disclosed the initial water management plan will focus on the management of water consumption and flood prevention.

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Eye drop gives hope for knifeless cataract cure: study

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An eye drop tested on dogs suggests that cataracts, the most common cause of blindness in humans, could one day be cured without surgery, a study said Wednesday.

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Quang Ninh to reduce number of tourist ships

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Quang Ninh to reduce number of tourist ships

The number of tourist ships operating in Ha Long Bay would be reduced, chairman of the Quang Ninh People's Committee, Nguyen Duc Long, said at meeting on Tuesday.

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Deputy PM greets Singaporean guest

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Deputy PM greets Singaporean guest

(VOV) - On July 21, Deputy Prime Minister and Deputy head of the National Steering Committee for Corruption Prevention Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Wong Hong Kuan, Director of Singapore’s Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) in Hanoi.

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US diplomat honored by Ministry of Health

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VietNamNet Bridge - The Ministry of Health (MOH) has recognized Mr. David Nelson, the Deputy Country Director at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC) in Vietnam with a “For People’s Health” medal.

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Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

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Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

VietNamNet Bridge – Dengue fever hospitalisations are on the rise in southern regions and cities across the country, the Ministry of Heath's General Department of Preventative Medicine reported last week.

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US Second Lady Jill Biden visiting Vietnam

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US Second Lady Jill Biden visiting Vietnam

Dr. Jill Biden, wife of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, arrived in Hanoi on Sunday and took part in many social activities, as part of her visit to Vietnam to highlight women’s empowerment.

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Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

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Dengue outbreak fears rise in several regions

Dengue fever hospitalisations are on the rise in southern regions and cities across the country, the Ministry of Heath's General Department of Preventative Medicine recently reported.

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Border localities share anti-crime experience

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Representatives from Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) chapters, police and border guards in 11 northern and central border localities gathered in the northern province of Ha Giang on July 17 to share experience in preventing and combating border crime.

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Security intensified for Lebaran night in Indonesia

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Security intensified for Lebaran night in Indonesia

As many as 5,100 personnel were mobilised in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta for security on the eve of the Muslim holiday’s Lebaran (Eid), which fell on the night of July 16 this year.

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PPP focus urged as HIV/AIDS aid drops

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More public-private partnerships (PPP) are needed to ensure the sustainability of HIV-prevention efforts, as the international donor fund for HIV response in Vietnam is dropping dramatically.

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