64 die in traffic accidents within 3 festive days in Vietnam

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64 die in traffic accidents within 3 festive days in Vietnam

Over 60 people died in traffic accidents that happened across Vietnam between February 7 and 9, which were Lunar New Year festival days, according to the National Traffic Safety Committee.

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Traffic accidents kill 66 on first three days of Tet holiday

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A total of 97 traffic accidents left 66 people dead and 85 others injured on the first three days of Vietnam's Tet Lunar New Year holiday, starting on Saturday, according to official figures.

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Challenging times for VN retail market

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Challenging times for VN retail market

In the final days of 2015 a number of commercial centers and supermarkets opened their doors with the expectation of recording bumper sales and making a mark on Vietnam’s retail scene.

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Image: Tet floating market in Dong Nai

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Image: Tet floating market in Dong Nai

VietNamNet Bridge – Many old items that have disappeared in modern life like coal irons, steel water tanks, betel grinding tools and coins are sold on the pavements of Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai Province these days.

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Survivor pulled out from building 2 days after Taiwan quake

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A survivor found shielded under the body of her husband was pulled out alive from a toppled high-rise apartment building on Monday, Taiwanese media reported, two days after a powerful quake that killed at least 36.

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Woman pulled alive from rubble two days after Taiwan quake

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TAINAN, Taiwan, Feb 8 (Reuters) - A woman was pulled alive from the rubble of a collapsed building in the southern Taiwan city of Tainan on Monday and another man has been found alive trapped inside more than 48 hours after a deadly earthquake struck, officials said.

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Sweeten your Tet holiday with home-made coconut ribbons

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Sweeten your Tet holiday with home-made coconut ribbons

You can see mut dua being sold at every market, shop and supermarket around the city these days as Vietnam is gearing up for Tet, the most important holiday.

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Ornamental plants - indispensable part of Tet

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Ornamental plants - indispensable part of Tet

During the days just before Tet (Lunar New Year), it is easy to see motorbikes carrying all sorts of ornamental plants, while streets which are used to selling ornamental plants and flowers become crowded.

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What Tet holiday looks like in a Vietnamese prison

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What Tet holiday looks like in a Vietnamese prison

Quang Ninh Prison in the northern province started making banh chung, a sticky rice specialty of Tet, four days before the holiday peaks on February 8. Photos: Manh Thang - Viet Duc/Zing

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“Thuan” cake village’s bustling ambiance as Lunar New Year nears

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“Thuan” cake village’s bustling ambiance as Lunar New Year nears

These days, locals in a village in the central province of Quang Nam have their hands full producing “thuan” cake, a particular type of sweet often served during the Lunar New Year.

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Hue to offer its attractions for free during Tet

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Hue to offer its attractions for free during Tet

The former imperial citadel of Hue will offer free entry into town and all tourist attractions on the first three days of the new lunar year, when many events are scheduled.

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The experience you should try in the southwest before Tet

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The experience you should try in the southwest before Tet

VietNamNet Bridge – Taking photos at Sa Dec flower gardens, visiting Lai Vung mandarin gardens, rowing small boats on the canal ... are experiences you should try in the last days of the year.

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The special market in Saigon that only emerges before Tet (photos)

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The special market in Saigon that only emerges before Tet (photos)

Have you ever wondered why a short section on Cach Mang Thang Tam, one of the longest streets in Ho Chi Minh City, is full of people selling a kind of big, green leaves these days?

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Seasonal jobs provide extra cash ahead of Tet

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Seasonal jobs provide extra cash ahead of Tet

VietNamNet Bridge – Many people in Ha Noi have earned additional income by doing seasonal jobs, which are only available in the days near the Lunar New Year holiday.

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Tet goods supply plentiful, prices steady

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Tet goods supply plentiful, prices steady

The volume of goods supplied for the Tet holidays in Ho Chi Minh City has been abundant and prices stable, recorded Sai Gon Giai Phong reporters following deputy chairman of the city People’s Committee Le Van Khoa to visit and inspect Tet goods supply at wholesale markets from February 3 night till the following days.

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