Disabled athlete Le Van Cong breaks world record

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Disabled Vietnamese weightlifter Le Van Cong broke the world record in the men's 49kg with a record 182kg lift on the opening day of the 2015 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Powerlifting Asian Open Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan on July 26.

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"Chemically fueled" shrimp discovered in Hue

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'Chemically fueled' shrimp discovered in Hue

Police in central Thua Thien-Hue Province have discovered a trading ring that pumps chemicals into dead shrimp to make them appear fresh and increase their weight.

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Judo artists hunt for Olympic tickets from Asian Open 2015

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Judo artists hunt for Olympic tickets from Asian Open 2015

Vietnam’s No. 1 judo artist Van Ngoc Tu and national team peers are taking part in the Asian Judo Open 2015 in Chinese Taipei from July 23 to 27.

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Over 31,000 patients receive methadone treatment

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Over 31,000 patients receive methadone treatment

As many as 31,162 patients are receiving methadone treatments nationwide, up 6,621 patients from the end of 2014 and reaching 38 percent of the target, according to the Vietnam Administration of HIV/AIDS Control under the Ministry of Health (MoH).

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Poor sleeping patterns link to cancer

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Poor sleeping patterns link to cancer

Irregular sleeping patterns have been "unequivocally" shown to lead to cancer in tests on mice, a study suggests.

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FDI dead weight dropped

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FDI dead weight dropped

Although cities and provinces show their determination to revoke licences from sluggish foreign invested projects, they still find it hard to make any revocation decisions.

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Obesity: 'Slim chance' of return to normal weight

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Obesity: 'Slim chance' of return to normal weight

The chance of returning to a normal weight after becoming obese is only one in 210 for men and one in 124 for women over a year, research suggests.

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Vietnam grab two medals at junior wrestling champs

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Vietnam grab two medals at junior wrestling champs

Vietnam grab two medals at junior wrestling champs

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Vietnam grab two medals at junior wrestling champs

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Vietnam grabbed one gold and one silver medals at the Asian Junior Wrestling Championships 2015 held in Myanmar from July 9-12 for 18-20 year old wrestlers.

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Tough Greek reforms face parliament

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The Greek parliament will vote on whether to throw its weight behind new tough new proposals, as the government tries to convince creditors it's serious about reaching a deal. Ivor Bennett reports on how everyday Greeks are reacting to developments.

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Be vigilant about modified scales of cheating traders in Ho Chi Minh City

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Be vigilant about modified scales of cheating traders in Ho Chi Minh City

Normal scales can be modified by “scale magicians” in Ho Chi Minh City in a short moment to make things weigh up to 20kg more than they actually do, a recent Tuoi Tre (Youth) investigation has found.

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Ca Mau province to have billion-dollar port complex

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Ca Mau province to have billion-dollar port complex

The Ca Mau Provincial People’s Committee has recently submitted a proposal to the prime minister’s office regarding the building of a general port complex.

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Countless ways to manipulate product weights in Vietnam

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Countless ways to manipulate product weights in Vietnam

The heavier something is, the more it costs, so some vendors in Vietnam have come up with myriad methods to manipulate the weight of their products to dupe consumers.

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In Vietnam, tourist gets face cut for complaining to seafood vendor

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In Vietnam, tourist gets face cut for complaining to seafood vendor

Nguyen Thi My Hoa just wanted to have her seafood properly weighed, but what she eventually received was a cut on her face and many other injuries.

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Buying live crabs in Vietnam: it’s the strings that matter

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Buying live crabs in Vietnam: it’s the strings that matter

The next time you choose live crabs at eateries in Vietnam and have them prepared by the cooks there, remember to pay close attention to the strings used to tie their claws.

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