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Four workers electrocuted to death in Nghe An

VietNamNet Bridge – Four people died after being electrocuted while installing telecommunications pylons in the central province of Nghe An. Police at the site where four workers died from electrocution in central Nghe An Province on Tuesday. – Photo baonghean.vn Trinh Phuong Tram, director of the Nghe An Electricity Company, said on Wednesday that the ... Read More »

Ports along Sai Gon River to be relocated

VietNamNet Bridge – All ports along the Sai Gon River will be relocated by the end of the year to reduce pressure on transport in HCM City, according to a report from the Transport Ministry submitted to the Government. Cat Lai Port in HCM City’s District 2. — VNS File Photo The report reviews the results of a plan to ... Read More »

Hanoi to launch affordable double-decker bus tickets

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ha Noi Transport Service Company (Transerco) plans to issue tickets for the double-decker tour bus service at cheaper price to attract more visitors this summer. Tourists use umbrellas to avoid the sunlight during a double-decker bus tour in Hanoi. – Photo news.zing.vn The double-decker bus service is the first of its kind in the capital city. ... Read More »

No mutations of A/H1N1 reported in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam has not recorded any mutations of the swine flu (A/H1N1) virus, according to Dr Nguyen Thanh Truong from HCM City’s Hospital for Tropical Diseases. Hospitals with patients infected with A/H1N1 should isolate patients to prevent the spread of the virus. — VNA/VNS Photo: Dinh Hang Speaking at a seminar today on the prevention and treatment of ... Read More »

Cho Ray Hospital performs first-ever robot-assisted kidney removal surgery

VietNamNet Bridge – Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in HCM City have carried out kidney removal from living donors using robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery. Surgeons at Cho Ray Hospital carry out kidney removal from living donors using robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery. — Photo courtesy of Cho Ray Hospital Thai Minh Sam, head of the hospital’s Department of Urology, said the operation was ... Read More »

Hanoi in search of infrastructure fund

VietNamNet Bridge – The capital city of Hanoi has created favourable conditions for luring investment in infrastructure under the build-transfer (BT) mode, but municipal authorities require that BT investments be transparent and comply with the law. The capital city of Hanoi has created favourable conditions for luring investment in infrastructure under the build-transfer (BT) mode, but municipal authorities require that ... Read More »

Man makes his fortune from four-pawed friends

VietNamNet Bridge – Hoang Van Tien, 27, starts the day on his dog farm by grooming his four-pawed Alaskan Malamute friend Nana. Hoang Van Tien plays with his dogs on the farm.— Photos tienphong.vn Tien, from the Central Highland province of Dak Lak, said Alaskans are notable for their beautiful fur coats. As well as a grooming Nana’s coat every ... Read More »

Tobacco tax hike could help protect mothers, children

VietNamNet Bridge – Raising tobacco taxes could help reduce smoking and the harm it causes to women and children, experts said at a workshop held in Hanoi on Monday. Smoking is not only a personal business but also social problem because its danger affects the society and the victims are mostly women and children. — VNA/VNS Photo Pham Kien With ... Read More »

Vietjet flight makes emergency landing over passenger’s health

Vietjet Air’s VJ261 flight en route from Dong Hoi to Ho Chi Minh City on June 26 made an emergency landing in Da Nang to save one of its passengers. Shortly after the flight took off at 7:15 pm, flight attendants discovered that a female passenger could not breathe normally. First aid was carried out immediately but the health condition ... Read More »

Immunodeficiency burdens families

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Duy Hai, a 17-year-old Hanoian, has become a regular at Immunity-Allergy-Articulation Ward under the National Paediatrics Hospital (NPH) over the past 10 years. A nurse takes care of a child with hand-foot-and-mouth disease at the National Paediatrics Hospital. Experts say that innate immunodeficiency disorders prevent children from fighting infections and diseases. — VNA/VNS Photo Duong Ngoc ... Read More »