Medical charity suspended during investigation of infant deaths in central Vietnam

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Medical charity suspended during investigation of infant deaths in central Vietnam

The Health Ministry suspended a Hanoi NGO's operating license after an effort to treat a group of poor children suffering from cleft lip and palate resulted in three infant deaths.

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VN gains small trade surplus in first half of August

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VGP – Viet Nam saw a small trade surplus of US$ 17 million in the first half of August after suffering a trade deficit the previous month, according to the General Department of Customs.

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Traditional food and the suffering of men and dogs

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Traditional food and the suffering of men and dogs

VietNamNet Bridge - It can be said that the dishes that diners eat at dog meat restaurants are soaked with the pain of both men and dogs. Perhaps dog meat will last forever in Vietnam but the operation of this industry is tinged with suffering and cruelty.

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Portrait painter overcomes disability

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Portrait painter overcomes disability

VietNamNet Bridge – Despite suffering from a physical handicap, Chu Vinh Duc found success as a portrait painter. His proudest moment: painting a portrait of General Giap, which the general later signed.

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Depression, mental disorders on the rise among Vietnamese students

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Depression, mental disorders on the rise among Vietnamese students

Rising expectations from parents and teachers have increased pressure on students and fueled depression and anxiety disorders, psychologists concurred at a seminar in Hanoi this week.

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Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam

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Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam

This picture taken on April 17, 2014 shows families with their children suffering from measles at a state-run hospital in Hanoi. Photo: AFP

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Robin Williams 'had Parkinson's' when he died

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Robin Williams 'had Parkinson's' when he died

Robin Williams was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife has said.

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Robin Williams was sober, had Parkinson's: wife

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Hollywood actor Robin Williams, found dead this week after an apparent suicide, had not fallen back into drink or drugs but was suffering from depression and Parkinson's Disease, his wife has said.

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Poor couple sells blood to save their children

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Poor couple sells blood to save their children

A poor couple in the northern province of Yen Bai has resorted to selling their blood to finance the treatment of their children who are suffering from serious diseases.

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Resolving the ethics of the Ebola dilemma

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Resolving the ethics of the Ebola dilemma

A group of ethicists will meet on Monday at the World Health Organization to discuss the wisdom or otherwise of making an experimental drug more widely available to those suffering from Ebola.

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40 years after the end of war

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40 years after the end of war

VGP – Over the past four decades since the end of the war, millions of Vietnamese people are still suffering from health effects of Agent Orange/Dioxin.

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Maritime shipping firms face rough waters

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Maritime shipping firms face rough waters

Many maritime shipping firms in Vietnam have complained that they are suffering from losses and difficulties in the context of economic downturn.

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Tiger Woods arrives at Valhalla on PGA Championship eve

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Tiger Woods arrives at Valhalla on PGA Championship eve

Tiger Woods arrived at Valhalla Golf Club on Wednesday (Aug 6), apparently intent to play in the PGA Championship only days after suffering back spasms and withdrawing from a tournament.

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Vietnamese rice prices expected to rise

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Vietnamese rice prices are projected to surge in the coming time as Thailand’s rice farmers are suffering from severe drought and the recent storms are forcing the Philippines to import more rice to stabilise local prices, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Master plan to improve mental health needed: ministry

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Master plan to improve mental health needed: ministry

A national strategy on mental health with orientations to develop a comprehensive caring system is needed for Vietnam as nearly 15 percent of the country’s population are suffering from different forms of mental illnesses with depression as the most common.

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