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Sewage floods Vietnam city as construction blocks canals

January 21, 2010
Sewage floods Vietnam city as construction blocks canals

A boy walks through Thanh Xuan Ward in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 12. Thousands of people on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City are up to their knees in sewage after a drainage project began blocking a local canal two weeks ago. The company in charge of construction at the site has refused [...]

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Ho Chi Minh City facing measles epidemic: health officials

February 24, 2009
Ho Chi Minh City facing measles epidemic: health officials

A health official sprays disinfectant in a measles-infected house in Ho Chi Minh City. The outbreak threatens to develop into an epidemic, say health officials. The Health Department has warned that Ho Chi Minh City faces a measles epidemic after 28 residents in 14 out of 24 districts have thus far been found infected with [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...