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US Senator McCain opposes Obamacare repeal bill, a possible fatal blow

McCain said he couldn't support the bill without knowing its cost, insurance premiums and 'how many people will be helped or hurt by it.'

Malaria superbug spreads from Cambodia to southern Vietnam: report

The evolution and transnational spread of the parasite lineage ‘is of international concern.’

Run baby run: The global pursuit of fitness

There's a sparkling beauty in the way people stretch and sweat for the love of their bodies.
September 20, 2017 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Vietnam suspends use of European blood protein amid warnings of deadly brain disease

Experts from Italy and Hungary say the product may carry Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease, a fatal brain disorder.
September 17, 2017 | 11:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon park returns to dark, drug den days for heroin users

Dirty needles lay scattered across the park and pose a threat to the people who use it every day.
September 15, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Massive painkiller overdose leaves Vietnamese man in critical condition

The hepatitis B patient took 19 large paracetamol pills in the space of 48 hours.
September 11, 2017 | 11:59 am GMT+7

Fat kids in Saigon evidence of the rich-poor divide in Vietnam

The obesity rate hit 19 percent among school-age children in the city last year.
September 01, 2017 | 03:58 pm GMT+7

Doctors separate rare case of twins conjoined at pelvis in Vietnam

It is only the 29th time on medical records such procedure has been performed worldwide.
August 30, 2017 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Nearly 200 guests taken sick with food poisoning at wedding in central Vietnam

Food poisoning killed at least 16 people across the country during the first half of 2017.
August 28, 2017 | 05:38 pm GMT+7

Hospital director suspended following dialysis disaster in northern Vietnam

Eight patients died while undergoing kidney dialysis treatment at his hospital.
August 10, 2017 | 10:19 am GMT+7

Multi-million-dollar hospital project left to rot in northern Vietnam

The unfinished public hospital is six years late but the government said it will not be entitled to more funding until 2020.
August 09, 2017 | 11:02 am GMT+7

Dengue outbreak reaches crisis point with patients wedging into Hanoi hospitals

The hallways at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases have been turned into wards to cope with 1,000 new cases every day.
August 08, 2017 | 03:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese woman has 6 teeth removed only to find they had nothing to do with jaw pains

Doctors said she was suffering from a trapped nerve and performed surgery to stop the pain.
August 07, 2017 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

One in 10 Vietnamese drug addicts living in Saigon

The country's biggest city also accounts for 16 percent of new HIV cases reported nationwide.
August 04, 2017 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Trump threatens to end insurance payments if no healthcare bill

'If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon!'
July 30, 2017 | 09:59 am GMT+7