Việt Nam urged to increase use of renewable energy

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Viet Nam urged to increase use of renewable energy

The Government’s national power development plan that calls for a higher proportion of power generation from renewable energy by 2030, including water, wind, solar and biomass, has not met its targets or the country’s potential, according to the Việt Nam Sustainable Energy Alliance (VSEA).

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More children, elderly sick as temperatures rise

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More children, elderly sick as temperatures rise

Children’s hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City are getting a large number of patients with respiratory ailments and diarrhoea due to an ongoing hot spell in the southern region with temperatures rising up to 37 degrees Celsius.

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Scorching weather wears down kids in Ho Chi Minh City

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Scorching weather wears down kids in Ho Chi Minh City

The recent extreme heat spell in Vietnam’s southern region is sending more and more children to the hospital for respiratory conditions and diarrhea.

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Scorching weather wears down kids in Ho Chi Minh City

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Scorching weather wears down kids in Ho Chi Minh City

The recent extreme heat spell in Vietnam’s southern region is sending more and more children to the hospital for respiratory conditions and diarrhea.

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Unfavorable weather drives kids to hospitals

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

Unfavorable weather drives kids to hospitals

Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi has said that prolonged humid weather in the North Vietnam drove many kids to hospitals.

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Environment behind nearly quarter of global deaths: WHO

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Environment behind nearly quarter of global deaths: WHO

One in four deaths worldwide are due to environmental factors like air, water and soil pollution, as well as unsafe roads and workplace stress, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday (Mar 15).

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Hanoi struggles with air pollution

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Hanoi struggles with air pollution

The Vietnam Environment Administration, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the US Embassy in Vietnam have provided updated statistics at aqicn.org, a worldwide air quality monitoring data coverage website.

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First death caused by meningitis confirmed

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SaiGon GP English 3 month(s) ago

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday confirmed the first death because of meningitis.

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Cambodia records first swine flu death since 2010

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Cambodia records first swine flu death since 2010

A Cambodian cameraman died on early February 24 after contracting A/H1N1 virus, becoming the first death by swine flu since 2010, according to spokesman for the Ministry of Health Ly Sovann.

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Experts warn public of potential flu risks

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Warm, wet weather creates a conducive environment for different kinds of viruses - including the flu - to develop, so people should remain vigilant in order to allow for timely and proper treatment, health experts said.

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Vietnam tightens control travelers from Mers-CoV hit nations

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Since the MERS-CoV, the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome caused by the Corona virus that has spread to over a dozen countries in the world and may penetrate into Vietnam, the Ministry of Health yesterday sent an urgent dispatch to Pasteur Institute and medical facilities asking to increase prevention.

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Vietnam steps up precautions after Thailand confirms second MERS case

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Vietnam steps up precautions after Thailand confirms second MERS case

Vietnam has instructed major healthcare establishments nationwide to strengthen precautionary measures against the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after a second case of the virus was detected in Thailand last week.

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Vietnam steps up precautions after Thai second MERS case confirmed

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Vietnam steps up precautions after Thai second MERS case confirmed

Vietnam has instructed major healthcare establishments nationwide to step up precautionary measures against the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after the second case was confirmed in Thailand on January 23.

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Thailand quarantines 32 people after second MERS case confirmed

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Thailand quarantines 32 people after second MERS case confirmed

Thailand has quarantined 32 people as it seeks to prevent the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after a second case of the virus was detected on Friday, a health ministry official said on Monday.

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Thailand reports second MERS case as virus detected in Omani man

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Thailand reports second MERS case as virus detected in Omani man

Thailand has confirmed its second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus on Sunday, the country's health minister said.

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