Deer antler velvet is used in traditional medicine as a tonic to improve health (Photo: SGGP)

Residents in Ha Tinh earn much from deer farming

Residents in Huong Son District in the central province of Ha Tinh have raised over 36,000 deers, reaping more than 15 tons of deer antlers with the earnings of around VND160 billion (US$7 million) thanks to local administration’s support.
Mercury test on reporters, residents after fire in vacuum flask company

Mercury test on reporters, residents after fire in vacuum flask company

Regarding the tests to evaluate the influence of mercury exposure to health, the results of the tests have shown that 11 out of 12 reporters and residents are normal, said Dr. Nguyen Trung Nguyen from the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital’s Poison Control Center .