Hanoi police confiscate smuggled animal organs Hanoi police on November 4 seized nearly one tonne of animal organs that were being smuggled from the northern province of Bac Ninh. Driver Truong Dinh Thanh admitted to police that he was hired to transport the batch to the capital city for consumption. Over the past 10 days, the capital’s police have busted a number of similar cases. On October 24, a lorry, registration number 89C – 04055, was found carrying 17 parcels of foul-smelling pork organs when it was handling goods in Ninh Hiep, outlying district of Gia Lam. All of them had Chinese labels. Man accused of stealing from poor Police in the southernmost province of Ca Mau have arrested deputy chairman of Ngoc Chanh Commune People's Committee, Tran Hoang Anh, for allegedly stealing money used to support the patriotic poor. Chairman of the commune's People's Committee Pham Duc Ly said Anh had stolen the money for four years. The funds were meant to help families who … [Read more...] about Social Highlights for November 6
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70 percent of cancer patients in country detected late Vietnam has an average of 15,000 new cancer patients every year, while 70 percent of cases are detected late, so they at last have died of cancer, said medical workers. Moreover, the fatal disease is on upward trend and more and more young people get it. Especially most popular cause of the disease is outside environment and patients’ wrong lifestyles. The K Hospital (the national cancer institute) in Hanoi, has always crowded with patients so that no chair in the treatment ward has left. Outside, there are so many people who have to sit and stand with anxiety to wait for their relatives every day. Medical workers said the overcrowding has seen for many years despite two additional treatment satellites had been operated. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Van Thuan, deputy director of the Hanoi-based K Hospital and head of the Research Institute for Cancer Prevention and Control, said that the country currently has around 250,000 people … [Read more...] about 70 percent of cancer patients in country detected late
YxineFF screens ‘In Focus’ films this week YxineFF International Online Film Fest 2013 at www.yxineff.com is screening its series of In Focus movies from now until Monday. The films directed by Malaysian, Filipino, Cambodian and Vietnamese directors are divided into two groups ‘Choose A Life’ and ‘Choose An Angle.’ Choose A Life features a 30-year-old woman who is married to a man who is paralyzed and she is torn between her own instincts in As He Sleeps. We feel compassion for the character behind the tattered portrait in Ong lao ban chuoi. Choose An Angle features Broken with a distressed middle-aged man chasing peaceful memories. In the Name of Love focuses on how marriage can overcome boundaries of religion and prejudices. Rights of the Dead sees a female filmmaker research the mysterious death of a Malaysian officer. Sign is the journey of survival of a farmer in Yeon-pyeong, Korea. Entablado focuses on the truth behind meretricious political … [Read more...] about Supermodel Huyen claims second prize at Supermodel International 2013
PANO - Recently, some China’s orthodox mass media, including the Global Times, the International Herald Leader published articles on China’s illegal placement of the drilling rig Haiyang Shiyou-981 deep in Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone and continental shelf. These articles are written by Ke Xiaozhai, Zun Xiaoying, Lu Jianren of the Southeast Asia Research Institute under the Guangxi University. A Vietnamese researcher Hoang Truong, out of his curiosity had thoroughly read these articles and arrived at a conclusion that these articles are nothing but the chaotic and unscientific arguments on the phenomenon and nature of the incident. The researcher, in his writing to the People’s Army Newspaper on June 7th, cited the article of Ke Xiaozhai with the so called scientific analysis of the four labyrinths that drive Vietnam to take adventurous acts. Having read the article, researcher Hoang Truong stated that what Ke Xiaozhai had written proved that the author … [Read more...] about Why Chinese scholars under the cloak of scientists act unscientifically?
NEW DELHI -- For Bhaskar Kumar it is a struggle to name green leafy vegetables found in India for his homework as his staple diet is rice and salt with vegetables served only on festive occasions. But the eight-year-old from Pilakhana village in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh decides not to ask his mother Shakuni Bai, aware she skipped dinner four times that week. For Bai is among 194 million Indians going hungry daily, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) - despite India wasting food worth about $14 billion a year, according to government figures. India, one of the world’s largest food producers, is trying to tackle waste during production, processing, retailing and consumption by funding internal initiatives and by partnerships on best practice and technology with overseas investors. But many of those struggling to get enough to eat are concerned that progress is too slow in India which ranked 100 among 119 countries in … [Read more...] about As millions go hungry, India eyes ways to stop wasting $14 billion of food a year