Meet the Elite: The special unit in Vietnam’s special task force

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Meet the Elite: The special unit in Vietnam’s special task force

The soldiers in Unit 12 of Vietnam’s Commando Brigade 113 usually refer themselves the ‘special unit of the special task force’ – an elite team of stand-out solider specifically trained to counter terrorist activities.

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Underneath the city: A day of Saigon sewer workers

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Underneath the city: A day of Saigon sewer workers

Sewer workers of the state-owned Urban Drainage Company in Ho Chi Minh City usually work from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Photos: Truong Thanh Tung/Zing

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Indonesia planning executions after Eid holiday

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Indonesia planning executions after Eid holiday

Indonesia plans to put 16 convicts to death after next month's Muslim Eid holiday, an official said Tuesday, confirming executions were set to resume after a hiatus.

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More Chinese vessels seen in Truong Sa: Vietnamese fishers

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More Chinese vessels seen in Truong Sa: Vietnamese fishers

Fishers in some south central provinces said the number of Chinese vessels off Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands has increased significantly since late 2013.

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Growing number of elderly, healthcare insufficient

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Growing number of elderly, healthcare insufficient

Elderly Vietnamese people usually postpone regular health check-ups and medical treatment even though on average, they suffer from as many as seven diseases and conditions, said Director of National Hospital of Geriatrics, Phạm Thắng.

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E-cigarette poisonings on rise in young kids

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E-cigarette poisonings on rise in young kids

Electronic cigarettes are sickening a growing number of young kids, usually because children drink the liquid nicotine that’s used in the devices, a U.S. study of poison center calls suggests.

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Suicide attack targets police station in south Russia

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Suicide attack targets police station in south Russia

Three suicide bombers blew themselves up on Monday as they tried to storm a rural police station in a usually peaceful region of southern Russia, causing no other casualties, police said.

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Ibrahimovic rues missed chances as PSG held by Man City

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Ibrahimovic rues missed chances as PSG held by Man City

PARIS, April 7 - Nothing usually fazes an ice cool Zlatan Ibrahimovic but the Sweden striker was taken aback when he failed to score a penalty during Paris St Germain's 2-2 draw with Manchester City in their Champions League quarter-final first leg on Wednesday.

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Experts lament sexism in Vietnam's textbooks

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Textbook editors in Vietnam have pledged to remove gender stereotypes and promote equality after being criticized for using content that appeared to reinforce discrimination.

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Vietnamese man arrested for procuring sex workers for foreigners

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Police in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on Monday arrested a man for allegedly brokering prostitution for foreign nationals.

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Two killed, seven wounded in suicide bombing in Istanbul: CNN Turk

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Two killed, seven wounded in suicide bombing in Istanbul: CNN Turk

At least two people were killed and seven wounded in a suicide bombing on a major shopping and tourist district in central Istanbul on Saturday, CNN Turk reported, the fourth apparent suicide bombing to hit Turkey this year.

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Security fears haunt Turkey's biggest cities after Ankara blast

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Security fears haunt Turkey's biggest cities after Ankara blast

Ibrahim Ozcan has worked at the fish market in Ankara's usually bustling Sakarya street for more than 30 years, and even he struggles to remember a time when the heart of the Turkish capital has been this quiet.

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Vietnam man dies after knee surgery, sparks online ‘justice protest’

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Vietnam man dies after knee surgery, sparks online ‘justice protest’

A Ho Chi Minh City hospital officially responded on Thursday to the death of one of its patients, which has sparked an online campaign demanding justice for the man who died after a usually non-lethal procedure.

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Expats shares thought on controversial festivals in Vietnam

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Expats shares thought on controversial festivals in Vietnam

The time before and after the Lunar New Year holiday is usually for many traditional festivals in Vietnam, especially in the north.

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The fascinating history of 'xe om' motorbike taxis in Saigon

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The fascinating history of 'xe om' motorbike taxis in Saigon

An advertisement of Lambretta scooters on the front page of the Sai Gon Moi newspaper in 1954. Photo: T.L.

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