Fears of Asiad hangover taint start of Incheon Games

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Fears of Asiad hangover taint start of Incheon Games

The Asian Games is just starting in Incheon, but the prospect of empty stadiums for the next two weeks and high debt for many years is already making the continent's biggest sporting event feel unloved.

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Botox 'may stunt emotional growth' in young people

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Botox 'may stunt emotional growth' in young people

Giving young people Botox treatment may restrict their emotional growth, experts warn.

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Life on Hon Khoi salt fields

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Life on Hon Khoi salt fields

VietNamNet Bridge – About 40 kilometers north of Nha Trang City, there are immense salt fields in Hon Khoi, Ninh Hai Commune, Ninh Hoa District where passers-by can see and feel the hardship of local women working on huge salt piles.

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Traditional toys take center stage in Mid-Autumn Festival

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Traditional toys take center stage in Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival, one of Viet Nam's largest celebrations, is originally for children but has since become an event for all people. Viet Nam News photographer Truong Van Vi took a tour of Hang Ma Street to get a feel of the atmosphere before the festival's main day, which falls on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month or September 8 on this year's solar calendar.

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Loyal fans key to veteran pianist's success

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Loyal fans key to veteran pianist's success

You may have an idea of the kind of people who watched Clayderman perform live in the only show in the capital city last weekend. They are people in their 50s and 60s, some even in their 70s, who were willing to pay up to VND7 million (US$350) for two orchestra tickets to be able to see their idol up close.

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Go to hell, reflect on heaven at Cam Ranh's Shell Pagoda

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Go to hell, reflect on heaven at Cam Ranh's Shell Pagoda

VietNamNet Bridge – Tien Thanh breathed a huge sigh of relief as he came out of the tunnel. "I feel as if I have come back to life," he said.

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The talks with two dog thieves

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The talks with two dog thieves

VietNamNet Bridge - We had a conversation with two young men who have been dog thieves for seven years. They agreed to answer our questions, on the condition that we not ask their name. They also wore masks.

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Doctors warn that abuse of infusion pumping can be dangerous

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Doctors warn that abuse of infusion pumping can be dangerous

VietNamNet Bridge – Many Vietnamese people think of infusion pumping whenever they have a fever or feel tired without knowing the risks of this technique.

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Teachers oppose assessment method using comments instead of marks

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Teachers oppose assessment method using comments instead of marks

VietNamNet Bridge – While the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) places high hopes on the new assessment method that takes effect this school year, primary schools have voiced their opposition.

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Nightlife in Saigon

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Nightlife in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge – It is believed that Saigon never falls asleep. It is not a myth, indeed. While you are in town, let’s check out these places below to feel the beat of Saigon at night

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A scene of peace and tranquility on Quang Loi lagoon

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A scene of peace and tranquility on Quang Loi lagoon

(VOV) - Coming to Quang Loi lagoon in Quang Loi commune, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, visitors feel calm and at peace with the rural landscape and daily life of local fishermen.

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Robin Williams was sober, had Parkinson's: wife

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Hollywood actor Robin Williams, found dead this week after an apparent suicide, had not fallen back into drink or drugs but was suffering from depression and Parkinson's Disease, his wife has said.

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Majority oppose measure to ‘out' people paying for sex

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Last week, Viet Nam News asked readers to share their thought about a proposal from the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs to publicise names of people who pay for sex and require them to do community service. Here are some of the responses:

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Photos: Hoi An glows in the sunshine

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – Tourists are advised to visit Hoi An in August to feel the gentle beauty of the ancient town in gentle sunshine and the peaceful rhythm of life.

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Quang Nam fishermen equipped with communication devices

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

A number of communication devices have been given to fishermen in the central province of Quang Nam to help them feel secure while going out to sea.

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