Ex-VN Pharma officials on trial for smuggling cancer medicines
8/21/2017 5:48:20 PM (GMT+7)
HCM City People’s Court on Monday opened a court trial related to the smuggling of cancer medicines and falsification of documents at HCM City-based VN Pharma Joint Stocks Company in 2013 and 2014.

VN strives to reduce HIV infections despite funding shortage
8/21/2017 4:15:51 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has been striving to reduce the number of HIV infections and prevent outbreaks in high-risk communities despite a decline in international funding, 


 
Scientist invents firefighting material that reduces time, cost
8/21/2017 3:38:31 PM (GMT+7)
A Vietnamese scientist has invented and successfully tested a firefighting liquid that can douse fire in one-tenth of a second, which will be a great help in controlling widespread blazes.

Fairer sharing of economic benefits needed
8/21/2017 3:05:57 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – ILO Viet Nam Country Director, Chang-Hee Lee, explains the impact minimum wage can have on the country’s economy.


 
Coastal kids drop out to work at sea
8/21/2017 8:24:52 AM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – People in coastal Hai Ninh Commune, Quang Ninh District in the central province of Quang Binh mostly earn a living at sea.

Fake alcohol rampant in HCM City
8/20/2017 3:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
The yeast and many other chemicals to make spirits have no origin or label but they are sold widely at markets in HCM City.


 
Experts urge use of agricultural biotechnology as response to climate change
8/20/2017 1:25:00 PM (GMT+7)
 VietNamNet Bridge – Agricultural biotechnology is one of the key tools that can improve the yield and quality of agricultural products in a time of climate change, experts said.

Youth empowerment key to growth: entrepreneur
8/20/2017 1:51:00 PM (GMT+7)
The UN defines a set of global community actions to ensure current and future generations benefit from increased opportunities and mitigated risks.


 
Court upholds death sentences to former Vinashinlines officials
8/20/2017 1:28:52 PM (GMT+7)
The High-Level People’s Court in Hanoi on August 18 upheld death sentences on former General Director of the Vinashin Ocean Shipping Co. Ltd. (Vinashinlines) Tran Van Liem and former acting head of Vinashinlines’ sales department Giang Kim Dat.

Excessive smartphone use by kids can cause tics
8/20/2017 7:08:00 AM (GMT+7)
Pham Thi Huong (not her real name) from the Mekong Delta Province of Kien Giang decided to take her four-year-old son to a hospital in HCM City after she noticed him blinking all the time, 


 
Dengue outbreak shows signs of slowdown in Hanoi
8/19/2017 4:00:00 PM (GMT+7)
The spread of dengue fever has begun showing signs of slowing down in Hanoi, which recorded a huge number of patients over the past few months, according to the Hanoi Department of Health.

Hanoi suburbs await outdoor gyms, playgrounds
8/19/2017 1:28:13 PM (GMT+7)
The installation of exercising equipment in parks and other public areas has been an unqualified success in the capital city.


 

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