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A new smartphone app is aiming to make the lives of disabled people in Vietnam easier by giving them better access to support.

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Thanh Hoa orphaned sisters call for help

Three sisters in Thanh Hoa Province are in need of financial support for treatment after their parents died.

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Vietnam records 176 more Covid-19 patients in Wednesday noon report

An additional 176 more Covid-19 infections have been confirmed, raising the total number of patients in the country to 11,480, the Ministry of Health reported at noon on Wednesday.

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Singapore exchange aims to boost tainted carbon markets

A financial exchange offering carbon credits and investments in conservation projects is set to launch in Singapore, but it may struggle to convince sceptics of the value of controversial carbon offsets.

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First Vietnamese conservationist receives largest environment award

The Director of Save Vietnam's Wildlife, Nguyen Van Thai, has become the first Vietnamese wildlife conservationist and the only Asian so far to receive the 2021 Goldman Environmental Prize - the world’s most prestigious award for grassroots environmental activists.

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 Vietnam to launch largest ever COVID-19 vaccination campaign

The Ministry of Health is going to launch the largest ever vaccination campaign in an effort to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic.

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92 more Covid-19 patients announced in Wednesday morning report

Vietnam has recorded 92 more Covid-19 infections, raising the total number of patients in the country to 11,304, the Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday morning.

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A financial exchange offering carbon credits and investments in conservation projects is set to launch in Singapore, but it may struggle to convince sceptics of the value of controversial carbon offsets.

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The first crew for China's new space station prepared to blast off this week for the latest step in Beijing's ambitious programme to establish itself as a space power.

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The winner of Iran's presidential election will face a host of tough challenges once he takes over from Hassan Rouhani in August.

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Saudi Arabia announced Saturday it will allow 60,000 residents vaccinated against Covid to perform this year's hajj, but Muslims from abroad will be barred for a second straight year.

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Dengue fever infections dropped dramatically in an Indonesian study where a bacteria was introduced into disease-carrying mosquitoes, offering hope in the battle against an illness that sickens millions annually around the world.

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Sri Lanka began injecting pregnant women with a Chinese coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday and Nepal resumed inoculations with a China-made jab as India's neighbours turn to Beijing and Moscow for help with supplies.

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