Vietnamese’s bad habits: Those annoyin’ Hanoians!

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: Those annoyin’ Hanoians!

Editor’s Note: Scott Duke Harris, our Hanoi-based columnist, responds to an April 9 article by an anonymous Australian who complained that Vietnamese are stuck in so-called “Tunnel Vision,” which only allows them to see what is directly in front of them, not anything behind or next to them.

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: The ‘Tunnel Vision’ epidemic

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: The ‘Tunnel Vision’ epidemic

Editor's Note: An Australian expat, who has been living and working in Vietnam for more than ten years and wants to be anonymous, filed this story complaining that Vietnamese are stuck in so-called “Tunnel Vision,” which only allows them to see what is directly in front of them, not anything behind or next to them. The opinions expressed here are the author’s.

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Search for missing Malaysia plane set to move to sea floor

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Search for missing Malaysia plane set to move to sea floor

A robotic search vehicle is likely to be sent deep into the Indian Ocean on Tuesday to look for wreckage of a missing Malaysian jetliner on the sea floor, as officials say the chance of finding anything on the surface has dwindled.

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No sign of Malaysian jet; search will be "long haul"

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No sign of Malaysian jet; search will be 'long haul'

The international team searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which went missing almost two weeks ago with 239 people aboard, has not turned up anything so far. The search "is going to be a long haul," said Malaysia's Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein on Friday.

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Australia says definite findings on MH370 debris "in 2-3 days"

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Australia says definite findings on MH370 debris 'in 2-3 days'

Australia expects to make a quick deliberation on whether possible debris seen at sea is indeed from flight MH370, a report said Thursday, but a first spotter flight failed to locate anything in bad weather.

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MH370's 'deliberate' disappearance fuels Chinese families' worries

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MH370's 'deliberate' disappearance fuels Chinese families' worries

Relatives of the passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 voiced fear and concern Saturday after reports that the jet's diversion may have been intentional, demanding answers one week after the plane's disappearance.

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Floating debris may be part of Malaysian Airlines craft

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Floating debris may be part of Malaysian Airlines craft

Vietnamese authorities have sent four aircraft to investigate a floating object which they suspect is a piece of debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines plane.

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Parents powerless to save son with tetanus

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Parents powerless to save son with tetanus

The life of a six-year-old boy in HCM City is being threatened with tetanus caused by a traffic accident, but his parents cannot do anything to save him due to their poverty.

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‘Flappy Bird’ removed from apps stores on Monday

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SaigonTimes English 2 month(s) ago

HCMC – Nguyen Ha Dong, the developer of the hit mobile game ‘Flappy Bird’, has once again made headlines as he has announced on Twitter to take down the game from both Apple’s App Store and Google Play.

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Coffee King’s Trung Nguyen down on its luck

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Coffee King’s Trung Nguyen down on its luck

VietNamNet Bridge – Dang Le Nguyen Vu, called the “Coffee King,” who stated that he will begin conquering the US market in 2013 but still has not done anything to implement the plan so far, has been described by local newspapers as a “braggart.”

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Missing the boat

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Missing the boat

The 67-meter super-yacht Archimedes is docked in Da Nang’s Han River Port on January 5. Photo by Nguyen Tu

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Odd jobs in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Odd jobs in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Anything that you cannot do, you can hire others to do it for you. You can hire a bride, a groom and even one to pray for you.

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Tuesdays at Decibel take you on a culinary journey

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SaigonTimes English 3 month(s) ago

“Call me anything you like, just don’t call me late for dinner!” – Groucho Marx

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Ethnic boy has to walk to school on his knees

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 month(s) ago

Ethnic boy has to walk to school on his knees

A disabled boy in the 7th grade from the Van Kieu ethnic minority group in central Quang Tri Province has been attempting to overcome his disability by walking to school on his knees for years.

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Most Vietnamese students don’t have knowledge about their training majors

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Most Vietnamese students don’t have knowledge about their training majors

VietNamNet Bridge – Only five percent of students have good learning about the training majors they choose, while 20 percent have “general knowledge” and 75 percent don’t know anything about the careers, a survey in HCM City has found.

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