$564k to be spent on restoration of royal edifice in Hue

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$564k to be spent on restoration of royal edifice in Hue

The Thua Thien- Hue People’s Committee in central Vietnam has approved a US$564,812 restoration project for one of its royal edifices, which is part of the UNESCO-recognized Hue monuments.

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20-year-old multiple murder suspect arrested in Vietnam

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20-year-old multiple murder suspect arrested in Vietnam

Police in Tien Giang Province have arrested a 20-year-old man for allegedly killing at least three people, including two xe om (motorbike taxi) drivers, after robbing them.

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Ideal gifts

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Ideal gifts

People visit a booth at the Ha Noi Gift Show 2014 – the city's only specialised handicraft and gift fair – that opened yesterday at Viet Nam Exhibition Centre, Ha Noi. The four-day event has attracted nearly 300 enterprises from Ha Noi and other parts of the country, exhibiting their products in 700 pavilions.

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Indian community in HCMC joins Diwali festival

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Indian community in HCMC joins Diwali festival

Over 1,000 people in the Indian community in Ho Chi Minh City and their Western and Vietnamese friends on Saturday evening joined Diwali – the Festival of Lights symbolizing the victory of good over evil – at the White Palace Convention Center in Phu Nhuan District in Ho Chi Minh City.

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A visit to H’Mong King’s palace

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A visit to H’Mong King’s palace

VietNamNet Bridge – Sa Phin Valley in Dong Van Commune, about 140 kilometers from the northwestern city of Ha Giang, is renowned for a nearly one-hundred-year-old palace of Vuong Chinh Duc who was dubbed as Vua Meo (king of H’Mong people) in the 1940s.

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Designer creates unique jackets

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Designer creates unique jackets

In the previous century, when winter arrived, Hanoians donned their padded jackets. Rich people possessed expensive coats made from velvet, silk and brocade, while the poor often wore worn-out ones from year to year.

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More information released on Vietnamese trekkers in Nepal tragedy

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More information released on Vietnamese trekkers in Nepal tragedy

The names of three more Vietnamese trekkers on the Annapurna Circuit in the Himalayan mountain range in central Nepal have been revealed by a Vietnamese woman who miraculously survived the fatal avalanche and blizzard that killed more than 30 people on October 14.

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Moving story behind urban story-tellers

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Moving story behind urban story-tellers

VietNamNet Bridge – While Brandon Stanton, the founder of global photography phenomenon Humans of New York, is on his way to travel around the world and dropped by Vietnam last month, a group of young people in HCMC has initiated Humans of Saigon, a Facebook page modeled after the same idea of Stanton.

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India’s Diwali festival lights up Hanoi

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India’s Diwali festival lights up Hanoi

The Indian Embassy and the Indian Business Chamber in Vietnam co-organised the Diwali festival in Hanoi on October 18 in a bid to provide the local audience with an insight into the land, people and culture of India.

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16 people killed at South Korea concert, Bono suffers from glaucoma

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The day's top showbiz news and headlines including 16 people are killed at a South Korea concert, Bono says he suffers from glaucoma, and Misty Upham's body is reportedly found.

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Fans at South Korean pop concert plunge into ventilation shaft, 16 dead

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Sixteen people were killed at an open-air pop concert in South Korea on Friday when the cover of a ventilation shaft they were standing on gave way, officials and media said.

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Saigon man catches giant barb, sold for nearly $10,000

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Saigon man catches giant barb, sold for nearly $10,000

VietNamNet Bridge - Hundreds of people blocked the Rach Muong Bridge in District 9 in Ho Chi Minh City on the morning of Thursday, October 16, to see a giant barb of nearly 130kg, caught by a Saigonese fisherman in a branch of the Dong Nai River.

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Twitter tweets start to sing

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Twitter tweets start to sing

Twitter on Thursday began letting people instantly listen to music and other audio by clicking on tweets from the popular messaging service.

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Vietnam Pictorial told to expand its readership

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Vietnam Pictorial told to expand its readership

The Vietnam Pictorial, a magazine published by the Vietnam News Agency, has contributed to the country's external relations and should continue its efforts to bring the land and people of Viet Nam closer to international readers, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said yesterday during the magazine's 60th anniversary celebration.

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“Vietnam Pictorial” urged to boost international readership

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“Vietnam Pictorial” urged to boost international readership

The Vietnam Pictorial, one of the Vietnam News Agency’s publications, has contributed to the country’s external relations and should continue its efforts to bring the land and people of Vietnam closer to international readers.

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