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Vietnam in good health despite high alcohol, tobacco consumption

Vietnam 11th healthiest country in the world, according to LetterOne, while other studies paint a picture of excesses.

Vietnamese beer sales now drive revenues for Sabeco's new Thai owner

Vietnamese brewery Sabeco has contributed 46 percent of the revenues of Thai parent ThaiBev in the first quarter ...

Vietnam liquor maker makes a loss, 4 years in a row

Nation’s leading liquor maker Halico has reported a loss of VND75 billion ($3.22 million) for 2018.
January 22, 2019 | 10:24 am GMT+7

Doctors infuse five liters of beer to save man from alcohol poisoning death

Doctors had to perfuse a man's stomach with 15 cans of beer to prevent him from dying of alcohol poisoning.
January 11, 2019 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Liver cancer pushes lung cancer to second place in Vietnam

Liver cancer has become the most common cancer in Vietnam for the first time in history, ahead of lung cancer.
December 12, 2018 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Singaporean jailed for abusing Vietnamese wife

A Singapore court has jailed a man for beating his wife despite a personal protection order issued against him.
November 30, 2018 | 08:38 am GMT+7

Vietnamese men world’s top alcohol consumers: report

Vietnamese men drink over five standard drinks a day on average, according to the 2016 Global Burden of Disease Study.
August 28, 2018 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Spirited argument on liquor consumption between Vietnam’s health ministry, businesses

Liquor industry believes stricter controls over alcohol sale and consumption are not called for.
May 30, 2018 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

Despite growth, Vietnam’s beer market remains established giants’ playing field

With average 5 percent annual industry growth, new beer brands have a hard time penetrating the market.
May 21, 2018 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

Indonesia steamrolls bootleg booze as death toll nears 100

Some of the suspects confessed to mixing pure alcohol with Coca-Cola, energy drinks, cough syrup and even mosquito repellent.
April 13, 2018 | 02:18 pm GMT+7

Party poopers: Vietnam considers tightening belt on extravagant welcomes for guests

No foreign booze while floral bouquets are reserved for top 'A-class' delegations, unless the guest is a woman.
November 22, 2017 | 10:32 am GMT+7

'Moderate' drinking linked to brain damage: study

'Alcohol consumption -- even at moderate levels -- is associated with adverse brain outcomes.'
June 07, 2017 | 08:47 am GMT+7

Nearly half of Vietnamese men drink alcohol at 'hazardous level'

45 percent of Vietnamese admitted to consuming alcohol.
September 10, 2016 | 04:43 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese cop accused of drunk driving in fatal car crash

One man died after the officer allegedly slammed his car into two motorbikes.
August 08, 2016 | 07:08 pm GMT+7

Boozing leads to stomach cancer hike among young Vietnamese

Heavy drinkers are at higher risk of contracting the life-threatening disease.
July 26, 2016 | 05:10 pm GMT+7
 
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