Image: Watermelon carving arts

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Image: Watermelon carving arts

VietNamNet Bridge – Through skillful hands, after about an hour, watermelons become artworks for display on the altar during Lunar New Year (Tet).

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Darling of Davos, Lagarde has second IMF term sewn up

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Darling of Davos, Lagarde has second IMF term sewn up

The darling of the Davos political and financial elite, Christine Lagarde has a second term at the helm of the International Monetary Fund sewn up just days after nominations opened, despite facing possible trial in France.

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IMF opens search for top job; Lagarde has offered to serve again

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IMF opens search for top job; Lagarde has offered to serve again

The International Monetary Fund said it plans an open selection process for its top job and will begin accepting nominations on Thursday, even though Christine Lagarde has said she is open to another term leading the crisis lender.

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Desertions deplete Afghan forces, adding to security worries

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Desertions deplete Afghan forces, adding to security worries

Afghan Lieutenant Amanullah said he was ready to fight to the death to stop the Taliban making gains across the south of the country, where insurgents have already overrun a series of districts in their traditional heartland.

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Nanny nightmare: Chinese pair in French court over grisly murders

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Nanny nightmare: Chinese pair in French court over grisly murders

It started with a nannying job and ended with the parents chopped up in the bathtub: a Chinese couple go on trial in France Tuesday for a double murder worthy of a film plot.

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U.S. jobs market seen fairly healthy despite slowing economy

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U.S. jobs market seen fairly healthy despite slowing economy

U.S. employers likely maintained a fairly strong pace of hiring in December, suggesting that a recent but sharp manufacturing-led slowdown in economic growth would be temporary.

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Photos: Female pig porters in Vietnam

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Photos: Female pig porters in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - At Ba Ren, the largest pig market in Vietnam, in Que Xuan commune in Que Son district in Quang Nam province, there is a special job: holding pigs. Only women do the job, earning VND500-VND2,000 ($0.02-$0.01) for holding a pig.

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Taiwan economy: an aging tiger in need of cubs

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Taiwan economy: an aging tiger in need of cubs

Jason Tsai is among the few in Taiwan with excellent English, but two years after graduating from university the highly sought language skill has failed to secure him a well-paying job.

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Don’t use bricklayers to do the work of carpenters

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Don’t use bricklayers to do the work of carpenters

VietNamNet Bridge - Former Politburo member and Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Pham The Duyet suggested that in the evaluation and selection of personnel for the 12th National Party Congress, the Party can boldly let both the people and the Party to evaluate officials. He emphasized that it is extremely important to choose the right person to do the right task, and not select bricklayers to do the job of carpenters.

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United Nations formally kicks off race for next secretary-general

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United Nations formally kicks off race for next secretary-general

The United Nations formally kicked off the race for the next secretary-general on December 15 and the world body's 193 members were encouraged to consider putting forward a woman for the top job that has been held by a man for the past 70 years.

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US ready to send advisers, helicopters to Iraq to help retake Ramadi

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US ready to send advisers, helicopters to Iraq to help retake Ramadi

The United States is prepared to deploy advisers and attack helicopters if requested by Iraq to help it "finish the job" of retaking the city of Ramadi from Islamic State, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on December 9.

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Climate talks must step up pace, says host France

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Climate talks must step up pace, says host France

France's top diplomat Laurent Fabius, presiding over 195-nation talks for a UN climate pact, urged negotiators Wednesday to pick up the pace so as to finish the job by December 11.

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Vietnamese arrested in Taiwan for posting photos of killing dogs on Facebook

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Police in Taiwan said Tuesday they had arrested a Vietnamese for posting pictures of him abusing dogs while holding a gun on his Facebook page.

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Clinton will unveil US$275 bil infrastructure plan to create jobs

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Clinton will unveil US$275 bil infrastructure plan to create jobs

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton plans to make job creation the focus of her campaign over the next month, beginning with a US$275 billion infrastructure spending plan that will be released this week.

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Would business suffer if U.K. left the EU?

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The job of convincing every European Union government to agree to a set of U.K. demands that will influence a vote on the nation’s membership in the 28-country bloc may not be possible, EU President Donald Tusk said.

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