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Vietnam’s protected forest dwindling

Vietnam’s protected forest dwindling

Despite positive reports from authorities on the steady increase of the national forest cover, the size of the country’s protected forest is in fact decreasing at an alarming rate, experts said.

Gov’t committed to combating drug crime

Gov’t committed to combating drug crime

(VOV) - Deputy PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked police, military, border guard, and security aviation forces to launch joint operations to prevent drug trafficking into Vietnam.

Hand-foot-mouth disease spreading quickly

Hand-foot-mouth disease spreading quickly

Hand-foot-mouth (HFM) disease has been spreading at an alarming rate across the country this year, with more than 12,000 cases reported in 60 provinces and cities, over 7 times more than the number recorded during the same period last year.