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Antibiotic overuse worsens digestive diseases: experts

Antibiotic overuse worsens digestive diseases: experts

The over-prescription of antibiotics caused a common gastrointestinal bacteria to develop antibiotic resistance, experts said at a conference on digestion held by Bạch Mai Hospital and the Japanese Nagoya University in Hanoi.

Bangladesh has launched a birth control drive in its overcrowded Rohingya refugee camps, an official said Tuesday, fearing a population boom would worsen the humanitarian crisis unfolding along its border.

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US Ambassador learns Vietnamese to better show respects for the country

US Ambassador, Ted Osius, shared that he learned Vietnamese to better show his respect for the people, culture, history and for the language during his time staying in the country.

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Experts express doubts over Hanoi Station megaplan

Several local experts have expressed their concerns over ambitious high-rise development plans for Hanoi Station and the surrounding area.

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USD500m spent annually on imported plant varieties

Vietnam spends up to around USD500 million annually on importing plant varieties despite having many agricultural research institutes.

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Drug selling rampant on popular tourist street

HCM City People's Committee has asked local authorities in District 1 to curb the rampant drug trading at Bui Vien Pedestrian Street.

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More rail workers quit jobs due to low salaries

The number of railway workers who have quit their jobs due to low salaries have been on the rise, which has become an alarming issue for the sector.

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Khanh Hoa in need of HIV health workers

Health authorities in Nha Trang city – the famous beach tourism destination hit hard by HIV/AIDS – have made progress against the epidemic. However, their efforts are threatened by a lack of adequate human resources.

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