Dengue fever cases spike, Vietnamese Health Ministry amends guidelines for diagnosis and treatmenticon

Dengue fever cases spike, Vietnamese Health Ministry amends guidelines for diagnosis and treatment

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The Ministry of Health (MoH) will amend the guidelines on diagnosis and treatment for dengue patients in a bid to improve the effectiveness of treatment and reduce the mortality rate caused by the disease.
Universities concerned about graduates’ foreign language proficiency

Universities concerned about graduates’ foreign language proficiency

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Most schools require IELTS 4.5 English skill level for their graduates in non-linguistics majors, but this is seen as too low by many educators.
VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 16

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES OCTOBER 16

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Billion-dollar smart city will express the spirit and vision of a new Hanoi  
Water plant confirms Hanoi tap water not poisoned

Water plant confirms Hanoi tap water not poisoned

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Nguyen Van Ton, Director of the Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco) confirmed on October 14 that there was no toxic substance in strange-smelling tap water in Hanoi.
Doing their civic duty: HCM City residents donate land to widen alleys

Doing their civic duty: HCM City residents donate land to widen alleys

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As entering Alley 134 in HCM City's District 3 these days, you'll see residents voluntarily taking apart their homes to widen the alley so that fire trucks and ambulances can pass through as well as motorbikes.
Not all that glitters is gold, not all that rob are smart

Not all that glitters is gold, not all that rob are smart

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Dinh Thanh Tung, 30, of Ngo Quyen District, the northern city of Hai Phong has been arrested for robbing a gold shop in the nearby province of Quang Ninh.
Experts condemn aquarium project in Vung Tau for fear of subsidence

Experts condemn aquarium project in Vung Tau for fear of subsidence

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The large-scale encroachment of the sea to develop an aquarium project in Ba Ria-Vung Tau will have a long-term effect on the local environment and cause subsidence in coastal areas.
Hanoi, HCM City pay heavy price for poor planning

Hanoi, HCM City pay heavy price for poor planning

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Poor urban development planning and the intentional adjustment of development plans to serve certain interest groups will affect development of physical spaces for many generations.
Vietnamese woman deported over attempt to bring pork into Australia

Vietnamese woman deported over attempt to bring pork into Australia

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A Vietnamese woman has been expelled from Sydney Airport for failing to declare the pork and food she was carrying.
Police launch probe against teacher in death of first-grader in Hanoi

Police launch probe against teacher in death of first-grader in Hanoi

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Hanoi's Cau Giay District police accused 29-year-old teacher, Nguyen Thi Thuy, of ‘lack of responsibility causing serious consequences’.
Fort Worth shooting: Police officer charged with murder

Fort Worth shooting: Police officer charged with murder

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Aaron Dean is charged with murder over the shooting of Atatiana Jefferson in her home in Fort Worth.
Who spoils Hanoi's planning?

Who spoils Hanoi's planning?

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Those who ignore or collude with each other to shatter urban development planning not only make the lives of urban people increasingly confined and suffocated, but also jam development space for the future.
Controversial cafe on Ma Pi Leng Pass told to close

Controversial cafe on Ma Pi Leng Pass told to close

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Local authorities on Monday demanded a controversial hotel-café built along a stunning mountain pass in Ha Giang Province be shut down amid public criticism that the structure ruined the natural beauty of the area.
Woman busted for marijuana at Moscow airport is at the center of a three-way diplomatic wrangle

Woman busted for marijuana at Moscow airport is at the center of a three-way diplomatic wrangle

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An American-Israeli woman arrested at a Moscow airport with nine and a half grams of marijuana has found herself at the center of a diplomatic standoff between Israel, Russia, and the United States.  
Da River water safe for use despite strange smell

Da River water safe for use despite strange smell

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The strange odour in domestic water detected by residents in some districts west of Hanoi was due to an increase of chloride used to disinfect source water from the Da River.
Man burying daughter finds newborn alive in Indian grave

Man burying daughter finds newborn alive in Indian grave

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Newborn baby girl was heard crying after being buried alive in clay pot in Uttar Pradesh