A Saigon leaf market that can only be seen once a year

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A Saigon leaf market that can only be seen once a year

This is a unique market in Tan Binh District. Every year, from the 20th to 28th of the final lunar month, sellers of dong leaves and bamboo strings would gather along Cach Mang Thang Street. The leaves are used to wrap a traditional cake called banh chung. Photos credit: Thanh Hoa/Saigon Times Online

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Vietnamese mother arrested in South Korea for son's death

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A Vietnamese woman in South Korea has been arrested on suspicion of throwing her 4-month-old son out of a window of a three-story building and killing the baby.

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U.S., Britain consider letting spy agencies, police seek email, chat data from companies

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U.S., Britain consider letting spy agencies, police seek email, chat data from companies

U.S. and UK spy agencies and police may soon be allowed to directly ask media companies in each others' countries for email and online chat data for people being investigated, under a tentative bilateral deal, officials said on Friday.

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal signed, but years of negotiations still to come

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Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal signed, but years of negotiations still to come

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, one of the world's biggest multinational trade deals, was signed by 12 member nations on Thursday in New Zealand, but the massive trade pact will still require years of tough negotiations before it becomes a reality.

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77 flights delayed at Tan Son Nhat Airport as holiday travel peaks

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77 flights delayed at Tan Son Nhat Airport as holiday travel peaks

Dozens of flights to and from Tan Son Nhat were delayed on Wednesday and the holiday travel reached its peak, putting the airport's runways under unprecedented strain that can last through this weekend.

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Ukraine releases Vietnamese nationals arrested during violent raid

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Ukraine releases Vietnamese nationals arrested during violent raid

Ukraine authorities have released three Vietnamese nationals that they arrested during a raid into a Vietnamese quarter last week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

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In Indonesia, an experiment with bacteria to tackle Zika

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In Indonesia, an experiment with bacteria to tackle Zika

A researcher sits in a laboratory in Indonesia, his arms extended over clear plastic boxes buzzing with mosquitoes: over the next 20 minutes, tiny bumps develop on his skin as the insects bite dozens of times.

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Yet another food safety scare as fake beef discovered at Saigon butcher shop

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Yet another food safety scare as fake beef discovered at Saigon butcher shop

Officers of the HCMC Department of Animal Health inspect the butcher shop in District 3. Photo: Ma Phong

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Major haul of cocaine at HCMC airport from inside decorative statues

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Major haul of cocaine at HCMC airport from inside decorative statues

The police have arrested a woman who was doing the paperwork at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport to receive a consignment of statues from Brazil with a large amount of cocaine hidden inside them.

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Hanoi universities let homeless people stay in dorm rooms during Tet holiday

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Hanoi universities let homeless people stay in dorm rooms during Tet holiday

Many universities in Hanoi are opening their fully furnished dormitories to homeless people during the Tet Lunar New Year holiday.

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German spy agency says ISIS sending fighters disguised as refugees

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German spy agency says ISIS sending fighters disguised as refugees

Islamic State militants have slipped into Europe disguised as refugees, the head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV) said on Friday, a day after security forces thwarted a potential IS attack in Berlin.

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Syrian army and allies breaks rebel siege of Shi'ite towns: army

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Syrian army and allies breaks rebel siege of Shi'ite towns: army

The Syrian army and its allies have broken a three-year rebel siege of two Shi’ite towns in northwest Syria, government and rebel groups said on Wednesday, cutting off a main insurgent route to nearby Turkey.

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Snow draws crowds to Sa Pa, officials suspend Fansipan tour for safety

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Snow draws crowds to Sa Pa, officials suspend Fansipan tour for safety

Officials from Vietnam’s northern highlands have ordered travel firms to suspend all tours to the country’s highest peak Fansipan as a heavy cold spell starting freezing the area.

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The mysterious coffins inside Vietnamese spooky cave

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The mysterious coffins inside Vietnamese spooky cave

More than 150 kilometers from Thanh Hoa, a city in central Vietnam, Pha Quen Mountain hit local headlines in 2010, when more than 10 wooden coffins were discovered inside a cave near the mountaintop. Photos credit by VnExpress

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Syrian opposition says Kerry applies pressure over peace talks

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The lead negotiator in the Syrian opposition says it is coming under pressure from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to attend upcoming peace talks despite the opposition's stand that it will not attend negotiations until certain humanitarian conditions are met.

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