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Embassy works to protect rights of Vietnamese fishermen in RoK

Society

Embassy works to protect rights of Vietnamese fishermen in RoK

The Embassy of Vietnam in the Republic of Korea is working with local authorities to protect the legitimate rights and interest of two Vietnamese allegedly abused when working on a fishing vessel in Seogwipo City, Jeju Island, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

Tobacco causes socio-economic burden: Minister

Health

Tobacco causes socio-economic burden: Minister

Smoking has created an economic burden to not only smokers and their families but also society, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at a meeting held in response to the World No Tobacco Day in Hanoi on May 31.

Higher tax proposed to cut smoking

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Higher tax proposed to cut smoking

Statistics show 15.6 million Vietnamese people above 15 years old smoke, putting Vietnam in the 3rd place in ASEAN and 9th in the world in the number of smokers.

Tet food reflects different lifestyles

Culture - Sports

Tet food reflects different lifestyles

The three main regions of Vietnam are characterized by different climate and soil conditions that result in different traditions and customs, and some of these have to do with which traditional dishes are favoured and how they are prepared when Tet, the Lunar New Year, is celebrated.

Solutions sought to end gender-based violence

Society

Solutions sought to end gender-based violence

Drastic efforts are crucial to ending gender inequality and violence against women and girls, said Le Khanh Luong, Vice Director of the Gender Equality Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.