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Two percent of Vietnamese still defecate in open: official

Nearly two million Vietnamese, or 2 percent of the population, still defecate in public, spreading diseases like flu, diarrhea and dysentery, an official said.

Across Vietnam, squalid school toilets endanger students’ health

Children dread using them even if there are enough to go around, which there often aren’t.

Mini cars drive away children's fears of surgery

Clinics in France are experimenting with ways of avoiding anti-anxiety medication for children before an operation.
March 17, 2018 | 10:25 am GMT+7

Family of Vietnamese girl killed in Japan seeks public support to press for trial

They want the man suspected of raping and murdering their 9-year-old daughter to be sentenced to death.
January 31, 2018 | 05:21 pm GMT+7

At Saigon orphanage, babies are left with no names and lots of questions

Meet the mechanic who has 65 'kids' asking: 'Why don’t I have a mom?’
January 24, 2018 | 05:45 pm GMT+7

7 uplifting stories from Vietnam to realize 2017 was not such a bad year after all

Restore your faith in human kind with these touching tales.
December 23, 2017 | 10:44 am GMT+7

142 children taken sick after school meal in Saigon

Many of them were hospitalized and diagnosed with gastrointestinal infections, and some are still trying to recover.
December 12, 2017 | 11:39 am GMT+7

Video captures shocking child abuse at Saigon nursery

The video shows three women slapping, kicking and punching the children, caning their feet and threatening them with a knife.
November 27, 2017 | 12:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese babysitter arrested after being captured slapping eight-week-old baby

Security camera footage shows the baby girl being hit multiple times in the face, head and back.
November 24, 2017 | 11:47 am GMT+7

The fate of Vietnamese tribal kids when education offers no way out

With zero prospects at home, many children in impoverished Ha Giang drop out of school to join the illegal workforce in China.
November 21, 2017 | 01:59 pm GMT+7

4 premature infants die of septic shock at Vietnamese hospital: police

The newborns all died on the same morning, an incident the hospital’s director has described as ‘not unusual.’
November 21, 2017 | 10:24 am GMT+7

Deadly open sewers claim another victim in southern Vietnam

The 11-year-old boy died a week after a teenage girl was caught in a similar fatal incident.
September 29, 2017 | 10:47 am GMT+7

Genital warts outbreak forces Vietnam province to dig deeper

10 families believe their young sons were infected while receiving unlicensed treatment from a local nurse.
July 19, 2017 | 11:37 am GMT+7

Cambodian court sentences Vietnamese man to 18 years in shocking child rape case

Videos of a naked two-year-old boy being tortured shocked the world in December.
July 14, 2017 | 10:15 am GMT+7

Vietnam steps up child protection with new internet law

The online sharing of a child's information or images must be approved by the child or their legal guardians.
May 16, 2017 | 05:28 pm GMT+7
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