• Hue’s relic becomes coffee shop

    Hue’s relic becomes coffee shop

    23/05/2011 05:00

    VietNamNet Bridge РTu Phuong Vo Su (meaning everything is save and sound), an important relic in Hue city ancient citadel, has been leased for VND200 million ($10,000) a year to open a caf̩. Tu Phuong Vo Su was built in 1923 under...

  • Vietnam to pilot WHO’s new HIV treatment initiative 

    19/05/2011 05:00

    Vietnam will be the first country to pilot a new generation of HIV treatment initiated by the World Health Organization (WHO) next year, the United Nations’ agency announced in a press released issued Thursday....

  • US study finds Agent Orange linked to kidney cancer 

    19/05/2011 05:00

    A new study has suggested a link between Agent Orange and kidney cancer in US veterans exposed to the herbicide during the Vietnam War, the U.S. News & World Report recently reported.   The study was...

  • Fix it with red beans 

    16/05/2011 05:00

    Red beans are used in Oriental medicine to cool and detoxify the body, lower cholesterol, stop dysentery and treat pimples. Red beans are used in Oriental medicine to cool and detoxify the body, lower cholesterol, stop dysentery...

  • Scientists find genetic link to depression 

    15/05/2011 05:00

    Scientists say they have discovered the first solid evidence that variations in some peoples’ genes may cause depression — one of the world’s most common and costly mental illnesses. And in a rare...

  • Hospital brings hope to infertile couples 

    10/05/2011 05:00

    A parent brought his two test-tube baby girls to the 14th founding anniversary of the in vitro fertilization unit at Tu Du Hospital on April 24. A childless couple is something that’s not easily accepted in Vietnam’s...

  • Famous Australian professor joins Vietnam seminars 

    08/05/2011 05:00

    Professor Ian Frazer at the seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on May 5. The Australian co-founder of a vaccine that helps prevent cervical cancer visited Vietnam last week to attend seminars on cancer researches. Professor Ian...

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