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Typhoon Damrey leaves 150,000 Vietnamese children at risk of malnutrition: UNICEF

The UN agency blames poor preparation as children suffer the ‘ongoing’ consequences of the disaster.

Families of dialysis disaster victims clash with hospital over compensation payments

The hospital has offered compensation based on how old the victims were, and demanded funeral bills.

Nine of 194 countries keeping pledge to eradicate hepatitis: summit

Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Japan, The Netherlands and Qatar and are the only countries taking steps to overcome the disease.
November 02, 2017 | 08:38 am GMT+7

Hanoi hospital tells man to have his 'vagina' stitched up

The patient decided the obstetrics department wasn't the place to go for an injured finger.
October 31, 2017 | 11:33 am GMT+7

Vietnam’s inflation edges closer to annual limit in October

Higher prices for healthcare and food caused CPI to jump nearly 3 percent on-year.
October 30, 2017 | 07:07 pm GMT+7

Image of dump site girl bags Vietnamese photographer first prize at int'l contest

'She should have been enjoying her childhood and playing with friends rather than being there.'
October 30, 2017 | 03:56 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese court orders fresh probe into major cancer drug scam

Prosecutors say the original charges 'did not reflect the true nature of the crime.'
October 30, 2017 | 11:22 am GMT+7

‘Babies’ switched at birth in Hanoi find their parents after over 40 years

‘I’ve found the daughter I did not get to cuddle for so long.’
October 24, 2017 | 11:33 am GMT+7

Big bundle of joy: Vietnam woman gives birth to 7 kg baby

'When the doctor said my child was 7.1 kilograms, we all couldn't believe it,' the father says.
October 17, 2017 | 10:21 am GMT+7

Three killed by suspected food poisoning after party in northern Vietnam

Dozens fall sick after eating home-cooked pork dishes and drinking rice wine.
October 04, 2017 | 12:08 pm GMT+7

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.'
September 23, 2017 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Malaria superbug spreads from Cambodia to southern Vietnam: report

The evolution and transnational spread of the parasite lineage ‘is of international concern.’
September 22, 2017 | 03:47 pm GMT+7

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