Arsenic pollution sows despair in Chinese cancer village

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Arsenic pollution sows despair in Chinese cancer village

Xiong Demin could not have foreseen that the mine he worked at for 32 years would leave his home village poisoned and hundreds of residents, including himself and his wife, stricken with cancer.

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The village of beggars

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

The village of beggars

VietNamNet Bridge – During the summer or the New Year holiday, the villages in Xuan Lanh commune of Dong Xuan district in the central province of Phu Yen become very quiet because most of the villagers leave their home to big cities to work as beggars.

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Fishing villages preserve valuable forest

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Fishing villages preserve valuable forest

VietNamNet Bridge – Vinh Son Village residents in the central province of Quang Binh's Quang Trach District have been persistently preserving their forest, coping with East Sea waves and winds for the last hundred years.

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Hanoi diversifies cleaner production activities

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

Last year, Hanoi focused on promoting cleaner production activities along with related awareness raising and strong support for enterprises and craft villagers, with a view to boosting the city’s cleaner production efficiency.

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Three arrested after girls are gang-raped and left hanging from tree in India

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

A police officer and two other people have been arrested after two teenage girls were gang-raped and left hanging from the branches of a mango tree in a northern Indian village, authorities said Friday.

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Wild bull rampages in central province

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

A wild bull killed one man and wounded three others in Dai Lanh commune in this central province yesterday.

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Saigon’s last clay oven maker

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Tran Van Tiep is, perhaps, the last maker of clay stoves in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly known as Saigon), where the ovens using charcoal are almost no where to be found and replaced with those using gas or electricity.

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Woman naked for 50 years

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Woman naked for 50 years

VietNamNet Bridge - For nearly half a century, the Muong people of this village in Hoa Binh Province have become accustomed to the image of a naked figure in their community. She is Ms. Dinh Thi Dong, 53, who never wears clothes.

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Vietnam builds bridge in village where people crossed stream in plastic bags

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Vietnam builds bridge in village where people crossed stream in plastic bags

Residents in a flood-hit village located in northern Vietnam’s Dien Bien Province now do not have to cross a fast-flowing stream in plastic bags anymore thanks to a newly-built steel suspension bridge.

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Bodies found, more missing after India massacre of Muslims

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Bodies found, more missing after India massacre of Muslims

Indian police searched for at least a dozen missing people on Wednesday after finding seven bodies floating down river from a national park in Assam where Muslim villagers were killed in a massacre that has marred the country's general election.

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Fish rain down on Sri Lanka village

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VietnamNet English 6 month(s) ago

Fish rain down on Sri Lanka village

Villagers in west Sri Lanka have said they have been surprised and delighted by an unusual rainfall of small fish.

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La Hu ethnic people embrace new lifestyle

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

The La Hu ethnic people in the northern province of Lai Chau have recently seen their lives change positively thanks to assistance from the local border guards.

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La Hu ethnic people embrace new lifestyle

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VietnamPlus English 6 month(s) ago

The La Hu ethnic people in the northern province of Lai Chau have recently seen their lives change positively thanks to assistance from the local border guards.

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Laminating gold by hand in Hanoi’s old village

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Laminating gold by hand in Hanoi’s old village

VietNamNet Bridge – 1/10 tael of gold can be laminated into a sheet of 1m2. The sheet is then cut into small square pieces of 1cm long to inlay on worshipping items.

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Village preserves art of fish sauce

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Village preserves art of fish sauce

Making fish sauce is a way of life for residents in this village near Da Nang, but can they make the traditional product successful in modern Viet Nam or around the world? Cong Thanh reports.

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