Under the urban tree canopy

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VietNam News English 1 day(s) ago

Articles published in Viet Nam News and online have detailed some of the reasons for the recent removal of many of Ha Noi's urban trees, providing some justification for the Government and private companies, and raising concerns and protests from the community and well-intentioned individuals.

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Can Indonesia’s 50 cent-an-hour workers mimic China’s success?

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Can Indonesia’s 50 cent-an-hour workers mimic China’s success?

As the sun lowers into the Java Sea, Asep Saefullah and his friends sit by a pond among the rice fields near his village in Indonesia, chatting, smoking clove cigarettes and fishing.

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TV producers suspended after accused of faking story on teen smoking

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TV producers suspended after accused of faking story on teen smoking

A still image from a VTC's news report featuring a group of high school students smoking hookah in Hanoi.

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Vietnam TV station apologizes for broadcast allegedly staged to show students smoking shisha

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Vietnam TV station apologizes for broadcast allegedly staged to show students smoking shisha

A digital TV station has said sorry and suspended a production team for their failure to abide by proper editing procedures and to blur the identity of the characters in a purportedly staged feature.

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Vietnam TV channel slammed for tricking students into smoking for news report

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Vietnam TV channel slammed for tricking students into smoking for news report

A still image from a news report featuring a group of high school students smoking hookah in Hanoi.

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China to toughen inspection on air quality data - Xinhua

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China to toughen inspection on air quality data - Xinhua

China's vice minister for environmental protection has announced a two-year inspection campaign to root out fake air quality data and accused some local governments of manipulating the data to meet national standards, state media said.

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When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

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When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health

The health warning on a MarkTen electronic cigarette package is 116 words long.

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Police destroy thousands of cigarette boxes

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Police destroy thousands of cigarette boxes

About 150,000 cigarette boxes were set on fire by police in the central Quang Tri Province in an attempt to destroy tobacco seized during smuggling raids.

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Water pipes can be more harmful than cigarettes: experts

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Water pipes can be more harmful than cigarettes: experts

World health experts warned Thursday that smoking water pipes, long popular in the Middle East and North Africa and with a growing fan base elsewhere, can be more harmful than cigarettes.

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New global fund to help countries defend tobacco control

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

New global fund to help countries defend tobacco control

A new global fund is being launched to help developing countries fend off challenges to tobacco control measures by cigarette makers.

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Young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

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Young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

More youngsters, including those as young as sixth graders, have indulged in the addictive pleasure of smoking “shisha,” also known as Arab pipe tobacco, in Vietnam in recent years.

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WHO chief wants tobacco firms pushed 'out of business'

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WHO chief wants tobacco firms pushed 'out of business'

World Health Organisation chief Margaret Chan urged global action on Wednesday to drive tobacco companies "out of business" and hailed progress in tackling smoking in many countries.

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More young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

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More young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

More youngsters, including those as young as sixth graders, have indulged in the addictive pleasure of smoking “shisha,” also known as Arab pipe tobacco, in Vietnam in recent years.

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WHO chief wants tobacco firms pushed 'out of business'

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan urged global action Wednesday to drive tobacco companies "out of business" and hailed progress in tackling smoking in many countries.

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More young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

More young Vietnamese hooked on shisha amid health warnings

More youngsters, including those as young as sixth graders, have indulged in the addictive pleasure of smoking “shisha,” also known as Arab pipe tobacco, in Vietnam in recent years.

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