Vietnam will curb alcohol consumption, ban smoking in 2035

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Vietnam will curb alcohol consumption, ban smoking in 2035

Editor’s note: In 2035, Vietnam would pride itself on lower consumption of beer and alcohol and no smoking, Nguyen Bich Thuy, a 28-year-old female contestant in the “Ky Vong Viet Nam 20 Nam Toi” (“My Expectations for Vietnam in 20 Years”) writing competition, said in her entry.

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Vietnam Airlines crew ties up Aussie passenger for resisting smoking ban

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Vietnam Airlines crew ties up Aussie passenger for resisting smoking ban

Crew members on a Vietnam Airlines flight from Sydney to Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday had to tie up a Vietnamese-Australian man after he resisted their order and locked himself inside a toilet to smoke.

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Smoking 'may play schizophrenia role'

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Smoking 'may play schizophrenia role'

Smoking could play a direct role in the development of schizophrenia and needs to be investigated, researchers say.

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Riding with a junkie truck driver in Ho Chi Minh City

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Riding with a junkie truck driver in Ho Chi Minh City

Many drivers who are drug addicts are unable to continue driving their container trucks during a transport trip without using drugs, as a Tuoi Tre investigative report in Ho Chi Minh City has shown.

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Social News 7/6

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Social News 7/6

Mong Cai border gate working hours extended

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Country to decrease adult smokers from 47.4 percent to 39 percent by 2020

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Country to decrease adult smokers from 47.4 percent to 39 percent by 2020

Vietnam target to decrease the number of adult smokers from 47.4 percent to 39 percent by 2020, said Head of the Medical Examination and Treatment Department under the Ministry of Health Luong Ngoc Khue at a march on May 30 in Ho Chi Minh City to mark the World No Tobacco Day and the National Non-tobacco Week from May 25 to 31.

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Social News 1/6

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Social News 1/6

Hot Hanoi flocks to lakes, rivers for escape

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Beijing rolls out harshest smoking ban in China

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The harshest smoking rules ever seen in China go into effect today in Beijing. Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man reports on “First Up.”

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Appeal for greater women’s role in creating smoke-free homes

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Appeal for greater women’s role in creating smoke-free homes

A meeting was held in Hanoi on May 31 to deliver the message on the role of women in creating a smoke-free home towards a smoke-free environment.

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Appeal for greater women’s role in creating smoke-free homes

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Appeal for greater women’s role in creating smoke-free homes

A meeting was held in Hanoi on May 31 to deliver the message on the role of women in creating a smoke-free home towards a smoke-free environment.

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China capital to roll out tough anti-smoking laws

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China capital to roll out tough anti-smoking laws

Beijing will ban smoking in restaurants, offices and on public transport from Monday, part of unprecedented new curbs welcomed by anti-tobacco advocates, though how they will be enforced remains to be seen.

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Increase tobacco taxes to reduce smoking rate: Health Ministry

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Ministry of Health organized on May 30 the meeting in response to World No Tobacco Day and the national non smoking week (from May 25 to 31) in HCMC. Health deputy minister Nguyen Thi Xuyen said the long term national strategy for Tobacco Harm Prevention to 2020 is to increase tobacco taxes, aiming to decrease the country’s smoking rate.

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Ministry calls for strong actions against tobacco use harms

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Ministry calls for strong actions against tobacco use harms

The Ministry of Health organised a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on May 30 in response to World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and the 2015 National No Tobacco Week (from May 25-31), calling for strong actions against tobacco use harms.

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Ministry calls for strong actions against tobacco use harms

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Ministry calls for strong actions against tobacco use harms

The Ministry of Health organised a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City on May 30 in response to World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and the 2015 National No Tobacco Week (from May 25-31), calling for strong actions against tobacco use harms.

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May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

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May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

(VOV) - World No Tobacco Day – observed each May 31st – is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption.

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