Over 21,600 foreigners flock to Vietnam’s ongoing Hue Festival

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 18 hour(s) ago

Over 21,600 foreigners flock to Vietnam’s ongoing Hue Festival

By the end of last Sunday, 49,181 tourists, including 21,604 foreigners, arrived in Hue to join the 2014 Hue Festival, which opened last Saturday and closes on April 20, the festival’s organizer announced at the April 14 press conference.

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Dam not to blame for river accident

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VietNam News English 22 hour(s) ago

Water released from the Ban Chat Hydropower Plant was not the cause of a wave that swept away seven children in Thanh Uyen District in the northern province of Lai Chau on Sunday as rumours, according to the vice chairman of the district's People's Committee, Ha Trong Hai.

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Mercedes look to capitalise on rivals' woes

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 day(s) ago

Mercedes look to capitalise on rivals' woes

Dominant Mercedes will look to capitalise on fresh woes at Red Bull and Ferrari and hammer home their championship advantage with a fourth straight win at Sunday's Chinese Grand Prix.

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Seven students swept away, hydroelectric plant suspected

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VietnamNet English 2 day(s) ago

Seven students swept away, hydroelectric plant suspected

VietNamNet Bridge – On Sunday morning, seven students in the northern province of Lai Chau were swept away while crossing the Nam Mu River on their way to school. Six were rescued and one remains missing. Local authorities claim that the incident was caused by an unscheduled water discharge from a nearby hydropower plant.

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VN, Russia may team up to fight corruption

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

Government Inspector General Huynh Phong Tranh studied how Russian agencies fought corruption during the second day of his visit to the European country, which began on Sunday.

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Bengalis community celebrates New Year in Saigon

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SaigonTimes English 2 day(s) ago

Bengalis community celebrates New Year in Saigon

This year, for the first time, Bengalis in town celebrated the first day of the Bengali New Year 1421 (Poila Boishakh, the first day of Boishakh month, year 1421) at The Vista Community Hall in HCMC’s District 2 on Sunday.

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Girl missing as Vietnam dam suspected to flood river

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

One student is still missing in northern Vietnam after she and six others were swept away Sunday in a flood allegedly caused by a local hydropower plant.

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Carnival wakes up the ancient capital

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VietnamNet English 3 day(s) ago

Carnival wakes up the ancient capital

VietNamNet Bridge – The sound of gongs and drums, accompanied by the seductive dances of a street festival, roused the quiet streets of Hue City on Sunday.

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Crossing river to school, seven students swept away

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VietnamNet English 3 day(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge - On Sunday morning, seven students in the northern province of Lai Chau were swept away while crossing the Nam Mu River on their way to school. Six children were rescued and one went missing.

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Six-ton whale taken from Truong Sa to Ly Son island for burial

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Six-ton whale taken from Truong Sa to Ly Son island for burial

VietNamNet Bridge - On Sunday morning, a fisherman from Ly Son Island, in Quang Ngai Province, towed a 12-meter long dead whale from Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands to Ly Son for burial.

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H5N1 avian flu cases decline

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago

The number of H5N1 avian influenza cases declined significantly after agencies took steps to control the disease, according to the Animal Health Department. The country has had two recent outbreaks in Ha Noi and the northern province of Ha Giang.

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"The Grandmaster" dominates Hong Kong Film Awards

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'The Grandmaster' dominates Hong Kong Film Awards

Martial arts film "The Grandmaster" enjoyed a bonanza Sunday with 12 wins at the Hong Kong Film Awards including best movie and best director for Wong Kar-wai.

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Malaysia says no mid-flight phone call from MH370 cockpit

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Malaysia says no mid-flight phone call from MH370 cockpit

Malaysia on Sunday rejected claims that phone calls were made from missing flight MH370 before it vanished, but refused to rule out any possibility in a so far fruitless investigation over the cause of the jet's disappearance.

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5-ton whale buried in central Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago

5-ton whale buried in central Vietnam

The body of a five-ton whale being towed to shore in Quang Ngai Province's Ly Son district on Sunday. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre Newspaper

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3 dead in shootings at Kansas Jewish sites

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VietnamNet English 4 day(s) ago

Three people were dead and one in custody following multiple shootings Sunday afternoon in the suburban area of the U.S. city of Kansas, local media reported on Sunday.

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