• Dong Nai reports seven dead from hand, foot and mouth disease 

    09/06/2011 05:00

    A two-year-old boy in the southern province of Dong Nai died from hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) on Tuesday, bringing the HFMD fatalities in the province to seven this year. Nguyen Minh Vao of Long Thanh...

  • Stay cool in the heat 

    05/06/2011 05:00

    Juice prepared from tomato and watermelon can help the body cope with external heat, local herbalists say. What we eat and how it’s cooked can affect how hot we feel when the outside temperature soars. The cooking to avoid on...

  • Vietnam recalls tainted jellies 

    03/06/2011 05:00

    The taro jellies suspected to contain cancer-causing substances are made by the Taiwanese-invested New Choice Foods Ltd., based in Binh Duong Province. Vietnam has recalled 3,582 packages of taro jellies from shelves...


    31/05/2011 05:00

    VinaPhone offers electronic payments VinaPhone’s customers can pay for their bills anywhere through a MoMo electronic wallet instead of having to use a MaxSim128K. Payments are made via the www.payment.momo.vn website. MoMo electronic wallet is mobile...

  • Banish that backache 

    31/05/2011 05:00

    Mồng tÆ¡i (Malabar spinach, Phooi leaf or Basella alba) and pig’s trotters are recommended for back pain caused by rheumatism. Backache is one of the most common complaints among adults all over the world. Herbalists Huynh...

  • Quang Ngai reports 2nd death from hand, foot and mouth disease 

    31/05/2011 05:00

    An infant died from hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Ngai last Sunday, the second HFMD fatality in the province this month. Tran Chanh Khang, the...

  • Taiwan warns Vietnam of tainted drinks shipment 

    30/05/2011 05:00

    Taiwanese health officials last Friday notified Vietnamese authorities that a batch of drinks contaminated with a toxic chemical is on its way to Vietnam. According to a message broadcast on Chinese television...

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