NA Chairman welcomes UN official

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VOV News English 5 day(s) ago 2 related news

(VOV) -National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has hailed the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) for its support for Vietnam’s fight against the pandemic over the years.

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NA leader welcomes UN Under-Secretary-General

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago 1 related news

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung asked for the UN’s further support to help Vietnam eliminate AIDS pandemic by 2030 while receiving Michel Sidibé, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), in Hanoi on October 25.

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Photos of ethnic kids catching snails in mud pond go viral

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 day(s) ago

An amateur photographer named Manh Tai, 28, accidentally captured the moments of children of Thai ethnic catching snails in a mud pond in Dien Bien Province, near Tay Trang Border Gate with Laos during his trip to the northwestern area in June 2012.

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Moving photos of muddy kids catching snails

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 day(s) ago

An amateur photographer named Manh Tai, 28, accidentally captured the moments of Thai ethnic children catching snails in a muddy lagoon near Tay Trang Border Gate with Laos during his trip to the northwestern province of Dien Bien in June 2012.

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Vietnam has four health facilities capable of Ebola testing

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam has four health facilities capable of Ebola testing

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health says that the country now has four laboratories that are qualified for conducting tests to detect the Ebola virus that has killed over 4,600 people in West Africa.

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WHO sees Ebola cases as high as 10,000 a week in West Africa by Dec. 1

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WHO sees Ebola cases as high as 10,000 a week in West Africa by Dec. 1

The number of new Ebola cases in three West African nations may jump to between 5,000 and 10,000 a week by Dec. 1 as the deadly viral infection spreads, the World Health Organization said.

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Vietnam singer suspended, fined for revealing clothes

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Vietnam singer suspended, fined for revealing clothes

Singer Huong Tram has been barred from performance for three months and fined VND10 million (US$472) after racy pictures of the 19-year-old winner of The Voice Vietnam 2012 went viral on social networks in August.

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Banh xeo boy captures Vietnam's heart

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Banh xeo boy captures Vietnam's heart

A diligent 11-year-old elementary school student became something of a viral hero after a provincial TV broadcast informed the country of the enormous sacrifices he's made for his ailing family.

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Nurse diagnosed with Ebola virus at Madrid hospital

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

A Spanish nurse has been diagnosed with Ebola at the Madrid hospital where two patients have been treated for the viral illness, in what is the first case of a person becoming infected outside of Africa. Esteban Duarte reports on the development with Anna Edwards, Mark Barton and Manus Cranny on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown."

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Ministry asks local gov’t watch out for Ebola

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Health sent a document to chairpersons of people’s committees nationwide on October 4 asking to take preventive measures against the fatal Ebola virus disease (EVD), a viral hemorrhagic fever which has killed thousand people in West Africa.

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Four cops demoted for taking 'leaflets' from driver's wallet

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

The Ho Chi Minh City Police Department demoted four traffic police officers after a video of them taking “money-like objects” from drivers went viral on the internet in March.

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Vietnam monk receives mercy over opulent lifestyle scandal

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Vietnam monk receives mercy over opulent lifestyle scandal

A Buddhist monk in the northern Vietnamese province of Hai Duong has been granted a lighter penalty than expected for showing off a fancy lifestyle on Facebook, following the surfacing of a viral video clip capturing him unpacking a new iPhone 6.

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Provincial actor wrote viral essay defaming police, military

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Provincial actor wrote viral essay defaming police, military

The Ministry of Public Security announced that it has fined an actor for writing a fake letter purportedly written by a school girl to her father describing how a local policeman was taking care of her and her mother while he was stationed on a remote island.

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In wake of criticism, Vietnam low-cost carrier says viral bikini photos not official

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

An executive of low-cost carrier VietJet Air has denied that a series of photos featuring models in skimpy bikinis were official photos of the carrier’s next advertising campaign.

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Vietnam’s VietJet says bikini promo photos not official

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Vietnam’s VietJet says bikini promo photos not official

A series of photos of bikini models posing in an apparent ad campaign for low-cost carrier VietJet Air that has gone viral on social networks and newswires in Vietnam since Thursday night are not official promotional photos, the airline said Friday.

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