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person Orange Themes access_time Oct 14,2016

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person Orange Themes access_time Dec 09,2016

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Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam

access_time Mar 16,2017 chat_bubble_outline 23 views

Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam

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– The Thu Cuc International General Hospital and the Cuban Ministry of
Health’s SMC Company signed a contract on March 16 on sending Cuban doctors to
work in Vietnam.
Under the deal,
Cuban doctors will work at the Thu Cuc International General Hospital in the
fields of obstetrics, gynaecology, paediatrics, cosmetic surgery, cosmetic
dermatology, and family doctor.
A representative
at the Hanoi Department of Health said Hanoi will create favourable conditions
for Cuban doctors to work in Vietnam.
Marta Covas,
Cuba’s Deputy Minister of Health affirmed the Cuban Ministry of Health will provide
necessary assistance to bring Cuban doctors to Vietnam as soon as possible.
Established in
August, 2011, the Thu Cuc International General Hospital is an affiliate of
Zinnia Corp with a total area of 5,500 sq.m. and modern health equipment.-VNA

Make or break: private sector crunch time

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New VND billionaires emerge on the market

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Vietnamese furniture firms fear Chinese flood

A man in face mask working a wood product at a local furniture warehouse. Photo By VGP Vietnamese furniture manufacturers say Chinese furniture makers seeking to capitalize on the country's tariff-free trade with the United States will ultimately ruin it. Last year, the U.S. imposed anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese-made beds, nightstands and other wood products in an attempt to protect domestic manufacturers from undervalued foreign competition. Ngo Sy Hoai, vice chairman of the Vietnam… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Ethiopian reshuffle offers concessions to protesters

Addis Ababa (AFP) - Ethiopia's prime minister on Tuesday reshuffled his cabinet to create a more ethnically diverse team after an unprecedented wave of protests.Hailemariam Desalegn had promised the reshuffle after imposing a six-month state of emergency in October.In the reshuffle, Hailemariam gave senior roles to two politicians from the Oromo people who have spearheaded sometimes deadly anti-government protests over the last year, reducing the dominance of the minority Tigrayans.The new… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

US Coast Guard in Hawaii searching for Chinese mariner

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard in Hawaii is searching for a Chinese man attempting to set a sailing record from San Francisco to Shanghai.The Coast Guard located Guo Chuan's 30-foot trimaran early Wednesday. Rescuers searched for the 51-year-old sailor, who is trying to set a solo sailing record.He was the first Chinese person to sail around the world when he completed his trans-navigation of the globe in a 40-foot yacht in 2013, according to his website, The website… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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