Vietnam shamans invoke spirits to cure all that ails

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Vietnam shamans invoke spirits to cure all that ails

Prolonged illness, spiritual possession, stress over family troubles: Len Dong, or Vietnamese shaman dance, posits itself as a cure for all ails.

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The real reason Washington calls Putin a thug

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The real reason Washington calls Putin a thug

There is a near-certainty in American political speech, going back to the 1980s: When a senior United States official labels you a thug, trouble follows. “Thug” is the safest go-to word in the lexicon of American Exceptionalism.

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Indonesia executes foreign convicts despite protests

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Indonesia executes foreign convicts despite protests

Indonesia Friday executed four drug convicts, three of them foreigners, by firing squad, an official said, drawing swift condemnation as Jakarta pushes on with its tough campaign of capital punishment.

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Drug addiction is not social evil: Hanoi PEPFAR advisor

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Drug addiction is not social evil: Hanoi PEPFAR advisor

“Recognizing that substance abuse disorders and addiction are diseases and not moral failings, social ills or evils is critically important in trying to educate the public,” Kenneth W. Robertson, substance abuse treatment advisor for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s PEPFAR Office in Hanoi, told Tuoi Tre News in a recent interview through email.

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Use 'weapons of love' to fight evil of terrorism, pope says on Easter

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Pope Francis urged the world in his Easter message on Sunday to use the "weapons of love" to combat the evil of "blind and brutal violence", following Brussels attacks.

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Da Nang sends vulnerable sex workers to shelters

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Da Nang sends vulnerable sex workers to shelters

Sex workers in Da Nang who are abused will be protected and sent to government-funded shelters under a new initiative that shows how the city, at least to some extent, is changing its stance on prostitution.

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How today Tet in Hanoi differs from its past?

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How today Tet in Hanoi differs from its past?

Hanoi has changed, obviously as its citizens' habit of welcoming Tet.

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Five things you should do to ensure a lucky and wealthy Monkey year

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Five things you should do to ensure a lucky and wealthy Monkey year

The coming lunar year is the Year of the Monkey, a species that is well-known for its smartness and activeness.

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Cute monkeys are in this Lunar New Year holiday season

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Cute monkeys are in this Lunar New Year holiday season

Want something to celebrate the Year of the Monkey, which starts on February 8? These bronze statuettes are a big hit in Hanoi ahead of the big holiday. People buy them not only to decorate their home during the Lunar New Year, but also as a good luck charm. Photos credit: Tien Phong

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Japan's soybean-hurling tradition

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Japanese mark the eve of spring by throwing beans to ward off evil spirits.

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Pakistan PM vows to eradicate honour killings after Oscar nod

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Pakistan PM vows to eradicate honour killings after Oscar nod

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif vowed Pakistan would eradicate "evil" honour killings as he congratulated director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy on her Oscar nomination for a harrowing documentary on the practice.

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HCMC continues to send homeless drug addicts to social rehabilitation centers

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Head of the Ho Chi Minh City-based Department of social evil prevention Tran Ngoc Du said at a meeting that homeless addicts would be taken into social rehabilitation center.

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Brutal festivals to be banned in Vietnam

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Brutal festivals to be banned in Vietnam

Festivals depicting evil activities of brutality and violence will be banned. This was announced in Circular No. 15 issued by the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism on December 30.

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Brutal festivals to be banned

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Brutal festivals to be banned

Festivals depicting evil activities of brutality and violence will be banned. This was announced in Circular No. 15 issued by the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism on December 30.

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Hanoi to keep close watch on sex workers

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Hanoi to keep close watch on sex workers

Fines against sex workers are not enough to fight prostitution, a senior police officer in Hanoi said, adding that the city will take stronger measures to monitor them.

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