Da Nang listed in top 10 most improved cities

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Da Nang listed in top 10 most improved cities

The central coastal city of Da Nang has been ranked sixth in the list of the world’s 10 most improved cities that tourists should visit in 2015 published by the website ‘The Richest’.

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HCM City Metro invites comment on proposed rail-car design

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HCM City Metro invites comment on proposed rail-car design

Investors in HCM City's metro project have put on show one of the rail cars they propose will serve the line connecting Ben Thanh Market and Suoi Tien.

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Expert criticises inappropriate cultural value at violent festivals

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Expert criticises inappropriate cultural value at violent festivals

Rising violence at some traditional festivals may be related to the revival of inappropriate cultural values, a researcher from the Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies (VICAS), Bui Trong Hien, has suggested.

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Sapa people offer a banquet of spring festivals

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Sapa people offer a banquet of spring festivals

Sapa Town in northern Lao Cai Province is as famous for its natural beauty as its unique cultural identity, expressed by the spring festivals of its many ethnic minorities.

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Vietnamese genome maps released

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Vietnamese genome maps released

A consortium of scientists from the Vietnam National University (VNU) in Hanoi recently unveiled full genome maps of three members of a Vietnamese family.

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Workers face problems getting back to work in HCM City after Tet

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Workers face problems getting back to work in HCM City after Tet

Thousands of workers are facing difficulties returning to HCM City after the Tet holiday as transportation companies report being sold out of seats and passenger cars charging huge rates.

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Enthusiastic teachers bring education to ethnic students in mountainous areas

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Enthusiastic teachers bring education to ethnic students in mountainous areas

Nguyen Thi Lan volunteered to work as a teacher in remote northern Yen Bai Province after she graduated in 2007, and she is still there, working with ethnic minority students and working to convince villagers of the importance of education for their children.

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Hanoi traffic stalls city on final day of Tet

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Hanoi traffic stalls city on final day of Tet

Traffic snarled key intersections of Hanoi on the last day of the Tet holiday as city folk began returning to work on February 24, or made the traditional good luck visit to temples around the city, with auto crashes and breakdowns blocking key lanes.

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Motorized anarchy in Vietnam

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Motorized anarchy in Vietnam

Editor’s Note: Stivi Cooke regularly contributes stories to Tuoi Tre News from Hoi An Ancient Town in central Vietnam. Cooke works as an English teacher there.

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Bac Ninh pig slaughter goes ahead despite protests

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Bac Ninh pig slaughter goes ahead despite protests

Despite international and local criticism about animal cruelty, the annual Pig Slaughter Ceremony in Bac Ninh Province will go ahead today (February 24), with participants maintaining they want to keep traditional customs alive.

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Death toll for Tet tops 800

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Death toll for Tet tops 800

More than 800 people died this Tet holiday, mostly due to road accidents and fights, hospitals across Vietnam reported.

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Fighting cock market in Lao Cai Province

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Fighting cock market in Lao Cai Province

A new arena for cockfighting in Bac Ha Market in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has proved popular among fans of the blood-sport who gather each Sunday to watch the birds and bid to buy winners.

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Model Hoang Thuy named Top 28 in New York fashion show

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Model Hoang Thuy named Top 28 in New York fashion show

Winner of Vietnam’s Next Top Model Hoang Thuy has left deep impression on international audience at a show of famous designer Jeremy Scott in the framework of the ongoing New York Fashion Week.

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Eight injured, including two children, in garbage truck crash

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Eight injured, including two children, in garbage truck crash

Eight people, including two children, were injured when a garbage truck ran out of control after its brakes apparently failed as it came down Doan Ket Slope in Vinh Hung Ward, Hoang Mai District, in Hanoi yesterday (February 22).

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VND216 billion to support underprivileged children

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VND216 billion to support underprivileged children

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) mobilized VND216 billion to support children with difficulties last year, much higher than the projected figure of VND87 billion.

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