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mercredi 5 avril 2017

Made-in-Vietnam radioactive drugs cannot meet demand

Due to the low capacity of the nuclear reactor, the Da Lat Nuclear Research Institute is only capable of producing enough radioactive drugs to meet the demand for radioactive isotopes and radioactive preparations for 25 medical establishments in Vietnam.

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dimanche 1 janvier 2017

Vietnam sentences 12 drug traffickers to death, life imprisonment

A court in the northern province of Quang Ninh on Friday sentenced to death six of 26 convicts in the smuggling case of more than 5,000 bricks of heroin, while handing life imprisonment to six others.

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mardi 25 octobre 2016

500 drug addicts escape rehab in Vietnam

More than 500 addicts have escaped from a drug rehabilitation centre in southern Vietnam.

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jeudi 30 juin 2016

Vietnam court sentences Australian woman, 73, to death on heroin charges

A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced a 73-year-old Vietnam-born Australian woman to death for trafficking heroin hidden in bars of soap, several state-run media outlets reported on Thursday.

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mardi 3 mai 2016

Vietnam sentences Singapore man to death for trafficking heroin

A court in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday sentenced a Singaporean man to death for trafficking 2.5 kilograms of heroin.

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jeudi 10 septembre 2015

Australian woman jailed for 20 years in Vietnam for smuggling heroin in underwear

An Australian woman of Vietnamese origin has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for trying to smuggle heroin in her underwear, state media says.

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lundi 17 août 2015

Vietnam jails Australian man for trying to send drug precursor chemicals home

Nguyen Ly Toan, 39, gets 20 years after customs agents found contraband disguised as cooking ingredients in a package bound for his wife in Australia

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lundi 19 janvier 2015

Vietnam condemns 8 drug convicts to death

A court in the northern province of Hoa Binh on Monday sentenced eight people to death and handed down life sentences to five others at the conclusion of a mass trial.

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samedi 18 octobre 2014

Voluntary drug detoxification a flop in Vietnam

Drug detoxification is in a dilemma in Vietnam as the compulsory form is now considered a violation of human rights while the voluntary mode has proved ineffective.

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vendredi 8 août 2014

Rampant antibiotic abuse has left Vietnam vulnerable

Health experts at a conference held Thursday in Hanoi blamed the widespread use of over-the-counter antibiotics for their rising drug resistance.

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lundi 28 juillet 2014

Vietnam officials call community-based drug treatment a failure amid rising crime

In the 15 months since Vietnam opened its first voluntary drug rehabilitation center, only six addicts have graduated from its three-month program; the other 75 percent dropped out.

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samedi 26 juillet 2014

Human rights group wants Australia to press Vietnam on political prisoners, forced labour

Australia must press Vietnam on its jailing of political activists, curbs on free speech and use of forced labour in drug treatment centres, says Human Rights Watch, as officials from both countries prepare for human rights talks on July 28.

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samedi 7 juin 2014

Vietnam sentences 7 heroin smugglers to death

A court in northern Vietnam handed down seven death penalties, seven life sentences, and other jail terms totalling 232 years to 26 defendants at a drug trial that wrapped up on Friday.

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mercredi 23 avril 2014

Vietnam shows the door to 45 Indian pharma companies

Vietnam has banned at least 45 Indian pharmaceutical companies from supplying medicines to its markets.

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Vietnam sentences American man to death for heroin

HANOI — State media say a court in Vietnam has sentenced an American to death for heroin trafficking.

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dimanche 16 février 2014

UK warned that aid to Vietnam inadvertently supports death penalty

Charities link British funding for UN anti-heroin initiatives with executions for drug-smuggling in the country

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mercredi 12 février 2014

UN urged to act on Vietnam over death penalty

Hanoi - The United Nations should immediately freeze anti-drug assistance to Vietnam after the communist country sentenced 30 people to die for drug-related offences, three human rights groups working to get countries to abolish the death penalty said on Wednesday.

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mardi 14 janvier 2014

Death penalty sought for 34 of 89 drug smugglers in major Vietnam trial

Vietnamese prosecutors recommended the death penalty for 34 of 89 defendants in a major drug smuggling trial in the northern province of Quang Ninh Monday.

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dimanche 12 janvier 2014

Vietnam's new drug law confuses courts

Judges say they have no way of implementing a new regulation transferring the power to put drug offenders in rehab from People’s Committees to the courts

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samedi 2 novembre 2013

Australian woman released, man held in Vietnam on heroin charges

An Australian woman has been released in Vietnam after being arrested on heroin trafficking charges, but a man from New South Wales is still being held.

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mercredi 23 octobre 2013

Canadian cannabis a popular export in Vietnam

For the young Vietnamese dope smokers rolling up outside a smart Hanoi cafe, local cannabis is just not good enough. As with their Adidas caps, iPhones and Sanskrit tattoos, so with their choice of bud: only foreign will do.

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lundi 7 octobre 2013

Drug use on the rise in Vietnam

Ineffective rehab programs see relapses in most people treated for drug addiction

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samedi 21 septembre 2013

Lack of raw materials puts foreign drug firms off production

Though the pharmaceutical market is expected to see rapid growth, foreign companies are not interested in investing in drug production, leaving Vietnam heavily dependent on imports.

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lundi 19 août 2013

Vietnam court sentences Nigerian man to death for drug trafficking

A Ho Chi Minh City court Monday sentenced a Nigerian man to death for smuggling more than 3.4 kilograms of methamphetamine from Thailand into Vietnam in 2012.

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mardi 16 juillet 2013

Vietnam sentences five to death for heroin trafficking

A court in northern Vietnam sentenced five men to death and four to life in prison for smuggling heroin, legal authorities said on Tuesday.

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jeudi 27 juin 2013

UN warns drug use on the rise in Vietnam

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has warned that amphetamine-type stimulant (ATS) is the most common drug used among Vietnamese in big cities, border areas and industrial zones, while its use continues to rise in rural areas.

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mercredi 26 juin 2013

American man bound for Sydney faces death penalty in Vietnam over alleged heroin

An american could face the death penalty in Vietnam after allegedly attempting to smuggle more than a kilogram of heroin to Australia.

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mercredi 30 janvier 2013

Vietnamese drug trafficker gets death

Yesterday the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court sentenced a 35-year-old man to death for trafficking 7.3 kilograms of heroin from Cambodia to Vietnam.

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vendredi 2 novembre 2012

Vietnam sentences 61-year-old Pinay drug courier to death

HANOI - Vietnam has sentenced a 61-year-old Filipina to death after she was caught smuggling the illegal drug methamphetamine into the country, a court clerk said on Wednesday.

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lundi 1 octobre 2012

Vietnam’s migrant worker population at risk for malaria

Hanoi - Lack of funding to monitor migrant patterns in Vietnam risks worsening the spread of drug-resistant malaria, health experts said on the sidelines of a World Health Organization (WHO) annual regional meeting in Hanoi which closed on 28 September.

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