In a Saigon alley, elderly lottery vendors share stories of resilience

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In a Saigon alley, elderly lottery vendors share stories of resilience

This house of around 25 square meters in a small alley off Nguyen Van Cu Street is where 22 people from the central province of Phu Yen stay so that they can sell lottery tickets around Ho Chi Minh City. Without enough space, they have to leave anything they can outside.

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Man robs British woman in downtown HCMC, arrested after police chase

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Man robs British woman in downtown HCMC, arrested after police chase

Police in Ho Chi Minh City early Thursday morning arrested a local man who allegedly snatched a handbag from a British woman, after chasing him along many streets in the city.

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Splendid gates mark ancient West Lake villages

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Located in Tay Ho district and running along the West Lake's southern bank, Thuy Khue street has preserved its typical rural Vietnamese features of ancient pagodas and village gates.

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Five members of family die in fire

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Five members of family die in fire

VietNamNet Bridge – Five persons, including two elderly and one child, were killed in a huge blaze that destroyed a house in alley 190 of Hoang Mai Road, Hoang Mai District, Ha Noi, early this morning.

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House blaze kills five family members in Hanoi

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House blaze kills five family members in Hanoi

A conflagration hit a three-story house in Hanoi about 12:00 am on Thursday, killing five of the ten people inside, local authorities said the same day.

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Weekly roundup: Toxic golf courses, visa waivers, traffic noise

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Weekly roundup: Toxic golf courses, visa waivers, traffic noise

Golf courses are 'killing' Vietnam's environment

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Charity work in a small alley

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Charity work in a small alley

VietNamNet Bridge – Sweating in the heat of Saigon, Do Van Ut fixes a motorbike at the entrance to the alley at 96 Phan Dinh Phung Street in HCMC’s Phu Nhuan District. Next to him is a jug of ice tea. Below it is a sign which reads: “Fixing bikes for disadvantaged and old people is free” and “Free drinking water for everybody.”

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Samaritan alley: where everything is free for poor people

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Samaritan alley: where everything is free for poor people

Its official name is Alley #96 in Phan Dinh Phung Street -- in Ho Chi Minh City’s Phu Nhuan District -- but locals call it free alley or samaritan alley.

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Get ready for Breton Day in Hanoi

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The Breton Society in Vietnam will celebrate Breton Day 2015 in Hanoi on May 22-23, bringing together an itinerary of Brittany cultural activities and entertainment.

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Top 4 prestigious centers for foreigners to learn Vietnamese in Hanoi

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Top 4 prestigious centers for foreigners to learn Vietnamese in Hanoi

The increasing economic cooperation and cultural exchange between Vietnam and other countries in recent years have brought many foreigners over. They all have the demand to study Vietnamese language to communicate with locals and understand local people and culture to succeed in both their work and life here.

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Get ready for Breton Day in Ha Noi

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Breton Society in Viet Nam will celebrate Breton Day 2015 in Ha Noi on Friday and Saturday, bringing together an itinerary of Brittany cultural activities and entertainment.

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Police uncover large gambling ring in HCM City

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Police uncover large gambling ring in HCM City

Police in HCM City broke up a gambling ring, which was operating on a large scale in the city's Binh Thanh District.

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Tastes like home: Japanese discovers love, and the best curry recipe in Saigon

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Tastes like home: Japanese discovers love, and the best curry recipe in Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City is considered a melting pot for different cultures. Almost every expat here can easily find a neighborhood that reminds them of their home country.

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Police uncover large gambling ring in HCM City

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Police uncover large gambling ring in HCM City

Police in HCM City broke up a gambling ring, which was operating on a large scale in the city's Binh Thanh District.

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Deceased people quietly buried in Ho Chi Minh City residential areas

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Deceased people quietly buried in Ho Chi Minh City residential areas

Instead of performing solemn burial rites, a number of residents in Ho Chi Minh City choose to discreetly bury their deceased relatives around their homes in residential areas, which vexes their neighbors and poses worrying health hazards.

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