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Hau Giang to host rice festival

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Hau Giang to host rice festival

Two hundred domestic and foreign businesses have registered to take part in the first ever national rice festival slated for Nov. 26-28 in the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang.

Nation curbs imports of animal organs

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Nation curbs imports of animal organs

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in cooperation with the Ministry of Health is setting up safety and hygiene standards for imported meats and viscera, said Bui Quang Anh, the head of MARD’s Animal Health Department.

Water in most swimming pools is hygienic

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Water in most swimming pools is hygienic

Parents have on-going concerns for their children’s health despite test showing that water quality in Hanoi’s main swimming pools legal guidelines.

Dr. Nguyen Hoa Binh, deputy director of the Hanoi Preventive Medicine, said water at the 20 pools checked since the start of May meet basic hygiene requirements. Central Hanoi has 50 pools.

Vietnamese officials attend traffic safety course in US

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Vietnamese officials attend traffic safety course in US

Six officials of the Ministries of Transport, Health and Public Security and the National Committee for Traffic Safety are attending a training course on traffic safety which will run in Washington DC and Phoenix city of Arizona State until July 17.

Solemn funeral held for priest-journalist

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Solemn funeral held for priest-journalist

A solemn funeral was held for a Catholic priest, also editor-in-chief of the Catholicism and the Nation weekly, Phero Truong Ba Can, in Ho Chi Minh City on July 13, drawing thousands of mourners.

Vice president acknowledges policy beneficiaries

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Vice president acknowledges policy beneficiaries

Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan will hand over gifts to poor families which served during the country’s revolutionary wars in the north-western provinces of Dien Bien and Lai Chau during her visit to the areas from July 13-15.