The number of people suffering from kidney problems was increasing in Việt Nam, and kidney failure had begun to harm more and more young people, doctors have said.
Four people have been jailed in connection with the Essex lorry tragedy last year in which 39 Vietnamese citizens died. Three others were also given suspended sentences at Hà Tĩnh People’s Court on Monday.
National Highway 16 running through the mountainous districts of Nghệ An Province is known as the “Happy Road” among local ethnic minority groups because it has helped people in remote villages escape poverty.
In the extreme heat of July, a group of workers in Quế Phong District, Nghệ An central province, the highway maintenance workers of Quế Phong Traffic Management Sub-division were still hard at work.
The mother and baby are reportedly in good health.
The Ơ Đu are one of the five smallest ethnic minority groups in Việt Nam. Ơ Đu people have their own language, culture and customs, but these are in danger of being lost.