Mass media to join AIDS fight

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

The Vietnam News Agency, Radio the Voice of Viet Nam and National Viet Nam Television will team up with the National Committee for AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention and Control to mount a better fight against the social problems.

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Mass media join AIDS, drugs and prostitution fight

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago

Mass media join AIDS, drugs and prostitution fight

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA), Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) and the National Vietnam Television will team up with the National Committee for AIDS, drugs and prostitution prevention and control in raising the efficiency of the combat against AIDS, drugs and prostitution.

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Joint media programme supports HIV/AIDS prevention

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VOV News English 3 day(s) ago

Joint media programme supports HIV/AIDS prevention

(VOV) - The National Committee for HIV/AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention and Control (NCHDPPC) and major national media agencies on September 29 signed an agreement to carry out a national public-service campaign aimed at stemming the spread of HIV/AIDS.

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Vietnam debates sex work: 'social evil' or legitimate job?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam debates sex work: 'social evil' or legitimate job?

HANOI – For Vietnamese sex workers like Do Thi Oanh, being caught touting for business used to carry a long stint in forced "rehabilitation", but as fines replace detention, many detect a shifting attitude towards the world's oldest profession.

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Sex industry thrives in Ho Chi Minh City despite decade of control

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Sex industry thrives in Ho Chi Minh City despite decade of control

The illegal sex business in Ho Chi Minh City has become more complicated and blatant, according to municipal policymakers.

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HCMC jails downtown pimps, bar owners

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HCMC jails downtown pimps, bar owners

The owners and managers of a handful of downtown bars were sentenced by a Ho Chi Minh City court, on Friday, for procuring prostitutes for foreign clients.

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Police bust high school prostitution ring in Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Police bust high school prostitution ring in Vietnam

Bac Kan police arrested a madame who enlisted high school students as sex workers in the north central province.

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Red tape, lack of funds hinders drug treatment

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Red tape, lack of funds hinders drug treatment

VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on Sept 10 called on agencies and localities to speed up the treatment of drug addicts throughout the nation.

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Deputy PM urges to solve hiccup in implementation of Methadone treatment program

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, who is also Chairman of the National Committee for AIDS, Drug and Prostitution Prevention and Control, has asked related agencies to resolve hiccups along the implementation of anti-AIDS, Drug and Prostitution program.

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Red tape, lack of funds hinders drug treatment

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Red tape, lack of funds hinders drug treatment

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam yesterday called on agencies and localities to speed up the treatment of drug addicts throughout the nation.

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Ministry announces banned trades

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Ministry announces banned trades

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has released a list of 11 trades that are banned for investors, and had also lifted bans on 40 others.

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Red-light district dims as Zurich bankers curb spending

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Red-light district dims as Zurich bankers curb spending

Zurich’s red-light district is dimming. Bankers who have been core patrons of the city’s sex industry and cabarets are curbing spending.

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Ministry proposes eight lines of business to be banned

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) has proposed eight lines of businesses subject to an investment ban in the country.

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Focus should be on reducing prostitution's harm to society

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news 1 related news

Chung A, former vice chairman of the Viet Nam National Committee for Prevention and Control of AIDS, told newspaper Nong thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) that prostitution needs to be under control.

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Majority oppose measure to ‘out' people paying for sex

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers to share their thought about a proposal from the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to publicise names of people who pay for sex and require them to do community service. Here are some of the responses:

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