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15 million computers in Vietnam infected with viruses

15 million computers in Vietnam infected with viruses

Recent statistics released by the Bkav Technology Group Vietnam reveal that up to 15 million computers in the country were infected with viruses in the third quarter of this year.

 15,000 under fives die from preventable illnesses each day: UN

Despite a dramatic fall in the infant mortality rate, 15,000 children aged under five still die each day around the world from preventable diseases, a UN report said Thursday.

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More obese children found in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

HCM City and Hanoi have the highest number of overweight children with children in city centres more obese than children in the suburbs.

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Health ministry details sex reassignment surgery regulations

The Ministry of Health has proposed more details to complete the bill to legalise sex reassignment surgery for those aged over 18.

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Smoking rate declines in Vietnam

The smoking rate in Vietnam has fallen four years after the Law on Prevention and Control of Tobacco Harm was enacted, according to a report by the Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien.

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Boat-making villages busy in Mekong Delta flood season

While flood damage prevents fishermen from going to work, the locals in the Mekong Delta find another way to make a living by making fishing nets and small boats.

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HCM City needs 70,000 workers for coming months

Around 70,000 workers are needed in HCM City for the remaining months of the year, mostly in garments and textiles, sales, services, logistics and IT, according to the HCM City Human Resources Forecast and Labour Market Information (Falmi) Centre.

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Hotline aims to help children in crisis

The phone rings all day inside the small room at 35 Tran Phu Street in Hanoi's Ba Dinh District.

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