The Hanoitimes - Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer, larynx cancer, esophagus cancer, oral cavity cancer, breast cancer, stomach cancer, cervix cancer and 30% of patients contracts cancers through smoking. Vietnamese spend US$1.2 billion on alcohol-related cancer treatment Liver cancer is the most common cancer in Vietnam Vietnam detects over 450 fresh cancer cases daily For the past 20 years, cancer incidence in Vietnam has increased by 2.5 times and the number of patients is expected to increase to 200,000 in 2020. Explaining the reason why the number of cancer cases in Vietnam keeps increasing, at the conference on national cancer prevention in Hanoi on July 19, Director of the Hospital K, which is focused on cancer treatment, Tran Van Thuan pointed out four reasons. Illustrative photo First, Vietnamese people’s life expectancy is increasing, reaching 73.5 years old now. The higher the age is, the greater the incidence of cancer is. Second, … [Read more...] about Why the number of cancer patients in Vietnam increases rapidly?
The Hanoitimes - The chief inspector of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications sent a document ordering two domains, Zalo.vn and Zalo.me, to be suspended from July 19 until further notice. Vietnam wants own social network alternative to Facebook, Google: Minister Vietnamese texting and calling app Zalo is required to suspend its two domains for providing social media and networking services without permission, local media reported. Nguyen Duc Tho, chief inspector of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Information and Communications, said on June 27 that he sent a document ordering two domains, Zalo.vn and Zalo.me, to be suspended from July 19 until further notice. Zalo is still active and accessible through smartphone application or web browser. Photo: Internet The two domains, owned by Vietnamese tech firm VNG Corporation, are still active and accessible through smartphone application or web browser. In 2018, the Inspectorate of … [Read more...] about Social network domains of Zalo may be revoked
By Ngoc Thanh  July 20, 2019 | 08:59 pm GMT+7 This is how two men of Ninh Hiep Village, Hanoi's Gia Lam District, catch rice field rats for food rich in protein. Rice field rats being caught for food in northen Vietnam The two men set up traps in rice fields to catch rats in early July after the land was plowed following the harvest season. These traps have a serrated rim and a diameter of five to six centimeters, which are used to catch two types of field rats - vole and rhizomyinae. Traps are placed in higher mounds near the fields, where rats often stay after the harvests. Villagers said that since field rats use only one path to go in and out of their holes, they would set up traps on that path that will clamp shut on the rats' legs. "June and November are the best months to catch field rats since they are fatter from eating rice. Across the fields, the villagers use dogs to sniff out the holes and dig them up. However, that method requires a lot of … [Read more...] about A rich rodent yield from a rice field in northern Vietnam
Ho An Phong, director of the provincial Department of Tourism, said Quang Binh is Vietnam’s leading locality that boasts great potential and advantages of tourism development with sites being recognised globally. Thanks to the advantages, the province has been able to develop three types of tourism products including cultural and historical tourism, sea tourism, and eco-tourism. Most notably, Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park has developed into a key tourism venue after receiving recognition as a World Heritage site by UNESCO. Following 28 years of working throughout Quang Binh province, the British Cave Research Association's exploration team has discovered and unveiled over 400 caves of various sizes. This has led to the province being dubbed the "Kingdom of caves", with Son Doong cave being accredited as the world’s largest and most beautiful natural cave by the World Records Union and the World Records Association. This year’s festival will be … [Read more...] about Quang Binh Cave Festival 2019 kicks off
After taking part in an exchange with teachers during her trip to Japan, Phuong Khanh pays a visit to the Vietnamese Consulate General in Fukuoka For the occasion, Phuong Khanh wears a crown and a traditional long dress with lotus patterns The dress is created by local designer Dinh Van Tho with the aim of honouring the charming beauty of Vietnamese women. Phuong Khanh expresses her desire to take part in he JLAN Association's activities in the future in order to provide further support to Vietnamese students who choose to study in Japan Phuong Khanh expresses her admiration for Japan’s facilities and infrastructure, especially in terms of education and culture, which have provided her with a unique experience on her trip Khanh hopes to serve as a bridge boosting cultural exchanges between both nations in the future. After taking part in an exchange with teachers during her trip to Japan, Phuong Khanh pays a visit to the Vietnamese Consulate General in Fukuoka For the … [Read more...] about Phuong Khanh dazzles during trip to Japan