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Vietnamese couple, children found hanged in house

People gather around the house where a husband, wife and their two children were found dead, in Ha Tinh Province, October 20, 2018.

A husband, wife and their two young children were found dead hanging at their house in Vietnam on Saturday, with a death note mentioning pressure and neighbors’ perception of them as the causes of the incident. A man paid a visit to the home of his blood daughter, Nguyen Thi …

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Dirty water dumped into sea in Nha Trang

Dirty water is dumped from a drainage opening into the ocean in Nha Trang City in south-central Vietnam.

People are avoiding a beach in Nha Trang City in south-central Vietnam like the plague after a drainage opening was found discharging foul-smelling water directly into the ocean. Blackish water that reeks of putrid smell was seen being dumped from a drainage opening on Pham Van Dong Street into a …

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U.S. prepares for biggest-ever Agent Orange cleanup in Vietnam

U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis (R) meets Vietnam's Defence Minister General Ngo Xuan Lich in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam October 17, 2018.

BIEN HOA AIR BASE, Vietnam — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday visited a former American air base in southern Vietnam that will soon become the biggest-ever U.S. cleanup site for contamination left by the defoliant Agent Orange during the American war in Vietnam. Standing near a skull-and-crossbones warning …

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HIV wreaks havoc on mountainous Vietnamese district

HIV patients wait for their turn to receive free antiretroviral (ARV) medicine at a medical center in Que Phong District, Nghe An Province in norht-central Vietnam.

In a mountainous district in Nghe An Province in north-central Vietnam, residents have been living in fear as the number of HIV infections has been on the increase for years despite government efforts to contain its spread. “HIV is like a storm here that keeps getting bigger every year,” residents …

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