Working in the scorching heat of the summer, Công Đình Nguyên, a medical worker in Hà Nội’s Đống Đa District, removes the chemical tank from his back to rest for a while.
The dengue fever season is peaking, with a sharp rise in incidence of the mosquito-borne disease in HCM City, the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta and the south-east, according to preventive medicine centres.
Having worked with dedication in neurology for more than 55 years, Professor and People’s Doctor Lê Đức Hinh has made great contributions to the national healthcare system and to enhancing Việt Nam's place in the world of neurology.
A short story by Hoàng Công Danh
The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continued on Monday, as the death toll rose to 24 with no further survivors expected to be found under the debris of the seven-storey Chinese-owned construction site.