Scams in Saigon: It’s more than just the coconut peddlers

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Scams in Saigon: It’s more than just the coconut peddlers

Foreign tourists in Ho Chi Minh City are now advised to watch out for the vendors who could force them to pay up to US$5 for a coconut, five to six times what locals pay, but there are many other scams foreigners may fall prey to.

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Man guards lighthouses in Spratlys Islands for 20 years

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Man guards lighthouses in Spratlys Islands for 20 years

VietNamNet Bridge - Bui Van Niem is willing to sacrifice his own interests for the great duty assigned by the country: taking care of and operating six lighthouses in the Truong Sa Archipelago (Spratly Islands).

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Distributor raises screenings for documentary on Vietnam transgender people over audience welcome

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Distributor raises screenings for documentary on Vietnam transgender people over audience welcome

The distributor of a documentary on transgender issues has made a decision to increase the number of its screenings following a passionate embrace by Ho Chi Minh City cinemagoers.

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Phung's last journey to hit Hanoi screens

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago 4 related news

Phung's last journey to hit Hanoi screens

Chuyen Di Cuoi Cung Cua Chi Phung (The Last Journey of Madam Phung), a documentary exposing the hard life of transgender entertainers in a travelling troupe in southern Viet Nam, will soon debut in Ha Noi.

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Phung's last journey to hit Ha Noi screens

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Phung's last journey to hit Ha Noi screens

Chuyen Di Cuoi Cung Cua Chi Phung (The Last Journey of Madam Phung), a documentary exposing the hard life of transgender entertainers in a travelling troupe in southern Viet Nam, will soon debut in Ha Noi.

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Woman's suffering puts a hard life into perspective

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Woman's suffering puts a hard life into perspective

Tran Thi Hang took a deep breath, and swung her arm. Her hand was holding a knife that she had sterilised over a flame. Crack! She could feel the heat from the knife on her finger bone and she nearly fainted from the pain. One of her fingers fell on the floor.

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Young blind boy lives hard life near forest

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Young blind boy lives hard life near forest

A little blind boy who lives with his family in a tent near a forest in Phu Tho Province is in desperate need of financial support to save his sight.

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Hoang Sa film shown for free

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Hoang Sa film shown for free

VietNamNet Bridge – There will be a free screening of French director Andre Menras's documentary on the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago at 53 Nguyen Du Street, at 3pm on Friday.

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New documentary film on Vietnam's Hoang Sa Archipelago

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VietnamPlus English 13 month(s) ago

There will be a free screening of French director Andre Menras's documentary on the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago at 53 Nguyen Du Street, at 3pm on July 11.

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Hoang Sa film shown for free

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Hoang Sa film shown for free

There will be a free screening of French director Andre Menras's documentary on the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago at 53 Nguyen Du Street, at 3pm on Friday.

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Peruvian, 116, stakes claim to oldest-woman crown

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Peruvian, 116, stakes claim to oldest-woman crown

A 116-year-old Peruvian living in extreme poverty in the heart of the Andes is in the running to become the oldest person in the world.

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Vietnam scrap vendor submits $50,000 she found to police

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Vietnam scrap vendor submits $50,000 she found to police

Huynh Thi Anh Hong, a scrap vendor from Quang Ngai Province, at her rented house in Ho Chi Minh City after handing over 5 million yen she found to police. Photo by Cong Nguyen

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Dog fighting rings sprout up in Vietnam

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Dog fighting rings sprout up in Vietnam

Several Vietnamese have recently become interested in raising fighting dogs despite wide criticism.

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“Doi Ngo Hero” struggling hard to make his living

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VietnamNet English 19 month(s) ago

“Doi Ngo Hero” struggling hard to make his living

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Danh Ngoc, called the “Doi Ngo Hero,” praised for his good deed of uncovering the exam cheating behaviors at the 2012 finals at the Doi Ngo High School in 2012, has been leading a hard life over the last two years.

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The unfortunate life of three small sisters

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The unfortunate life of three small sisters

Three small sisters who grew up in the southern province of Tien Giang are facing a hard life after their father was sentenced to prison and their mother left home.

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