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Image : Annual suicide rates peak due to depression

Annual suicide rates peak due to depression

person Orange Themes access_time Apr 07,2017

Baomoi - Between 36,000 and 40,000 people in Vietnam commit suicide per year among the sharp rise in the number of local people living with depression.

Image : 13-year-old ‘driver’ causes chaos on bus rampage in northern Vietnam

13-year-old ‘driver’ causes chaos on bus rampage in northern Vietnam

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 21,2016

Luckily nobody died, but one girl was injured after being knocked off her bicycle.

Image : Steel imports rise to all-time record high

Steel imports rise to all-time record high

person Orange Themes access_time Jun 14,2016

Steel imports into Vietnam surged in the first quarter of 2016 to their highest level on record, in spite of government efforts to stem the tide of shipments from overseas, particularly those from China, the largest producer.

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Tourist stripped over by iron hook receives $1,000 in compensation

access_time Apr 11,2017 chat_bubble_outline 30 views

Vien Dong Import-Export Company yesterday sent a letter of apology and $1,000 in compensation for a female tourist who stumbled over an iron hook left by the company.

Tourist stripped over by iron hook receives $1,000 in compensation

The female visitor bleeds after the incident (Photo: SGGP)

After a meeting with the People’s Committee in District 1, the company sent a letter of apology and the sum of $ 1,000 to the elderly female foreigner who fell flat on her face in the pavement in Le Loi- Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street on April 4.

Additionally, the company must cover all medical cost for the female. 

Before, Deputy Chairman of People’s Committee in district 1 Doan Ngoc Hai asked the company to make apology to the female foreign visitor when he read information of the incident on newspaper. 

Through investigation, related agencies verified the iron picket-pin made by Vien Dong Company for music performance in the Tet holiday (Lunar New Year). 

Deputy Chairman Hai also asked the company to remove the iron hook in the street for pedestrians’ safety. 


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