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Groom for hire: The dark secrets of Vietnam’s strange wedding service

Even 'sacred' marriage is not immune to commercialization.

Vietnam starts testing HIV prevention pill

A study will assess the effects of the drug in Ho Chi Minh City before the health ministry makes a decision about ...

Experts suspect water source caused 8 dialysis deaths at Vietnam hospital

'Chemical residue could have built up from the water filtration process.'
June 08, 2017 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Asia continues battle as Vietnam declares free of bird flu

Vietnam's agriculture ministry announced in late May that the country was free of the H5N1 virus after weeks of no new cases.
June 07, 2017 | 02:02 pm GMT+7

Lawmakers say unsafe food giving Vietnamese 'long, slow death'

A top lawmaker claims unhygienic food is the cause of 60-70 percent of diseases.
June 06, 2017 | 06:30 am GMT+7

Hospital says sorry as Vietnam probes 7 deaths in 'painful' dialysis disaster

The health ministry called the case 'the most serious medical incident in years.'
May 30, 2017 | 02:49 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's public hospitals waste $16 mln on unused, broken equipment - audit

Many devices were damaged before or soon after being put into use.
May 24, 2017 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

WHO preparing authorization, logistics for Ebola vaccination in Congo if needed

WHO confirmed a second case of Ebola in Congo on Sunday after an outbreak of 17 other suspected cases.
May 16, 2017 | 09:41 am GMT+7

Leukemia medicine dumped after red tape holds up clearance process in Vietnam

Inspectors said the pills had past their expiry date due to drawn-out customs and pharmaceutical requirements.
May 04, 2017 | 05:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's health minister brushes off parliamentary study linking cancer to unsafe food

Says the conclusion was ‘inaccurate’ and could mislead the public.
April 21, 2017 | 02:51 pm GMT+7

Hanoi boy given chance to live with heart transplant from road crash victim

‘My son gets to live only because another family lost theirs,’ his mother said.
March 22, 2017 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

Meet the Vietnamese man who went through 'excruciating' surgery to reach new heights

Hoang Tung Anh says all the pain was worth the extra 3.5 inches.
March 15, 2017 | 03:44 pm GMT+7

Global Fund pledges to continue support for Vietnam's HIV fight

The financing organization said it wants to help Vietnam maintain the success in containing new infections and deaths.
March 07, 2017 | 01:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam forms emergency response teams as bird flu ravages China

Animal health officials are concerned about poultry smuggling in Hanoi and several border provinces.
February 28, 2017 | 09:46 am GMT+7

Trump seeks help of insurers to smooth Obamacare transition

Trump said healthcare policy is one of his top domestic priorities.
February 28, 2017 | 08:31 am GMT+7