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Hanoi to host Autumn Book Festival this month

Society

Hanoi to host Autumn Book Festival this month

The Autumn Book Festival, scheduled to take place at Hanoi’s Thong Nhat Park from August 22-26, will draw nearly 50 book publishers and distributors with around 60 booths introducing a wide range of new books at affordable prices.

UNICEF project helps promote children’s rights in Vietnam

Society

UNICEF project helps promote children’s rights in Vietnam

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) will help Vietnam build a legal environment with comprehensive policies which are able to protect children and ensure their rights through the “Protecting and Promoting the Rights of Children in Vietnam” project, launched in Hanoi on August 16.

Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas

Health

Hanoi ready to fight diseases in flood-hit areas

Residents must work closely with medical workers to prevent and control epidemics in areas where flood waters had been lingering in Hanoi’s Chuong My district for more than 10 days, said Nguyen Khac Hien, Director of the municipal Department of Health.

Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi

Health

Vaccination urged as measles spreads fast in Hanoi

An unexpected spike in the number of children catching measles in Hanoi this summer has left doctors worrying about a potential outbreak, given that 90 percent of the infected children reportedly had yet to receive a vaccination.