Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami: walking the last mile together on early warning

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Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami: walking the last mile together on early warning

On 26 December 2004, the world experienced one of the deadliest natural disasters ever recorded. A 9.1 magnitude earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, triggered a massive tsunami that directly affected fourteen countries in Asia and Africa. The tectonic shifting of plates and the widespread impact of the resulting waves, led to 230,000 deaths and massive human suffering.

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Snow to fall in Sa Pa as cold front moves into northern Vietnam

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Snow to fall in Sa Pa as cold front moves into northern Vietnam

Northern Vietnam is suffering from bitter cold weather and snow will likely fall in Sa Pa town in Lao Cai Province in a few days when the temperature drops to 0 degree Celsius, or possibly even lower.

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AFF Cup: Malaysia through to final after pulverizing Vietnam 4-2

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AFF Cup: Malaysia through to final after pulverizing Vietnam 4-2

A weak defense dashed Vietnam's hope to reach the final of the ASEAN Football Federation Suzuki Cup 2014 after suffering a 4-2 defeat to Malaysia in the second leg of the semi-final match.

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Vietnam suffers huge loss to Thailand at Axiata Cup

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Vietnam suffers huge loss to Thailand at Axiata Cup

(VOV) -The national badminton squad has been handed a reality check after suffering a walloping by Thailand, 1-3, and at the fifth preliminary round of the 2014 Axiata Cup Badminton Championships in Jakarta, Malaysia.

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Suffering continues in Bhopal 30 years after disaster

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Thirty years after the world's worst industrial disaster, residents in Bhopal India continue to suffer from the pesticide leak that killed thousands.

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Vaccine reaction all in the mind, official asserts

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Vaccine reaction all in the mind, official asserts

A senior official from the Ministry of Health claims that many children who experience adverse reactions after being vaccinated are suffering from "a psychological reaction".

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Vaccine reaction all in the mind, official asserts

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A senior official from the Ministry of Health claims that many children who experience adverse reactions after being vaccinated are suffering from "a psychological reaction".

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Thousands sign up to donate corneas

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Nearly 40,000 people have registered to donate their corneas to the Eye Bank, which has already received 461 corneas from 235 people in the past five years, according to the Viet Nam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO).

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Cleft palate victim gets free operation thanks to award-winning portrait

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Cleft palate victim gets free operation thanks to award-winning portrait

Doctors in Ho Chi Minh City began the first operation on Thursday to help give a 10-year-old boy suffering from a horrific congenital disfigurement achieve a winning smile.

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Photo exhibit shows boys suffering from domestic violence

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Photo exhibit shows boys suffering from domestic violence

A photo exhibit entitled Dad, I Wish.... will take place at the Ha Noi Goethe Institute beginning on December 2.

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Volunteer students work to help stroke patients in Ho Chi Minh City

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Volunteer students work to help stroke patients in Ho Chi Minh City

A group of Vietnamese students from a university in Ho Chi Minh City have spent one day every week running a class at a hospital to help patients recover their ability to speak after strokes or road accidents.

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Venerable Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh remains in coma

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Venerable Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh remains in coma

VietNamNet Bridge – Venerable monk Thich Nhat Hanh remains in stable condition nearly two weeks after suffering a severe brain hemorrhage, according to a statement released by his Plum Village monastery.

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UNICEF helps Vietnam improve environmental sanitation

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

A programme on environmental sanitation jointly carried out by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Ministry of Health in Vietnam since 2009 has contributed to raising public awareness of using hygienic toilets and giving up the indiscriminate defecation habit.

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Bright prospects for agriculture

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Bright prospects for agriculture

Despite many natural advantages, Vietnam’s agriculture sector is suffering from a lack of advanced agricultural solutions and technologies. This leaves huge room for foreign agricultural companies with strong expertise and advanced technologies.

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City shortage of methadone hurts recovering addicts

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

Drug addicts in HCM City are suffering because de-addiction centres are unable to procure the required amount of methadone, local reports say.

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