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Vietnam strives to reduce HIV infections despite funding shortage

Vietnam strives to reduce HIV infections despite funding shortage

Vietnam has been striving to reduce the number of HIV infections and prevent outbreaks in high-risk communities despite a decline in international funding, health officials say.

 Beach tops National Day travel picks

Travel firms have reported an increasing number of tour bookings for the upcoming three-day holiday for National Day, starting September 2, with beach trips receiving the highest number of bookings.

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The head of the Philippines' powerful Catholic Church called Sunday for an end to the "waste of human lives" following a brutal week in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war in which a 17-year-old boy was among dozens killed.

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Quang Ninh province preserves ethnic culture

Tien Yen district, in the heart of northeastern Quang Ninh province, is close by Ha Long Bay, the Mong Cai border gate economic zone, and the Van Don economic zone. Tien Yen is home to several ethnic minority groups

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Fake alcohol rampant in HCM City

The yeast and many other chemicals to make spirits have no origin or label but they are sold widely at markets in HCM City.

 >>  Authorities search for bootleg alcohol source
 >>  Consecutive alcohol-related deaths stir up concerns over liquor quality
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Pupils swim to school as old bridge deteriorates

Many pupils in Hoa Binh Province have to swim across a large stream to reach school and stay at home during the rainy season to avoid flood as the bridge deteriorates.

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PM urges aviation industry to tighten security

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged the aviation industry to tighten security and safety as they are important issues currently.

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HCM City seeks longer visa exemptions

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Tourism has proposed the Government extend its visa exemption policy for international tourists from nine countries to 30 days from 15 days to promote tourism development to help reach the city’s target of

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