Tourists experience Mekong Delta during Tet festivities

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Tourists experience Mekong Delta during Tet festivities

Amid cheers from other visitors and family members of local resident Nguyen Thi Huong, Swedish tourist Bjorn Emmerik could not help but feel embarrassed while trying to wrap a piece of Banh Tet, a Vietnamese cylindrical glutinous rice cake, just three days ahead of the Lunar New Year.

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Teachers complain about new marking method

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Teachers complain about new marking method

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese teachers say that under the new marking method at primary schools, they feel reluctant to give negative remarks or home exercises.

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Vietnam suggests changing name, limiting public view of pig slaughter fest

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Vietnam suggests changing name, limiting public view of pig slaughter fest

The Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism of the northern Vietnamese province of Bac Ninh has proposed changing the name and limiting the number of people witnessing the slaughtering segment of a local festival, following a complaint about its cruelty by an international animal rights group.

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Five craft villages to visit before Lunar New Year

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Five craft villages to visit before Lunar New Year

VietNamNet Bridge – Paying a visit to traditional craft villages such as banh chung, peach and pomelo villages, you will feel the atmosphere of the lunar New Year (Tet holiday) in Vietnam.

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Pizza Cones points to global integration

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Pizza Cones points to global integration

For diners who feel that previous pizzas fell flat, this Vietnamese fast food franchise offers a convenient solution. Annalise Frank reports.

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Ferrari unveils 'sexy' new car for 2015

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Ferrari unveils 'sexy' new car for 2015

Ferrari unveiled the "sexy" SF15-T on Friday (Jan 30), the car the legendary Italian stable are counting on to bring back the feel good factor at Maranello after a miserable 2014.

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Businesses have yet to feel effects of new import/export tariffs

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Businesses have yet to feel effects of new import/export tariffs

VietNamNet Bridge – Under the new import/export tariff scheme effective as of January 1, 2015, a zero tax rate is applied to many import items, but most Vietnamese businesses say this has yet to affect their business.

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Education-universalization law prevents teachers from doing their job

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Education-universalization law prevents teachers from doing their job

VietNamNet Bridge – Teachers are not forcing failing students to repeat classes, because if they do, they will not fulfill the tasks of the education-universalization program.

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Italian daily calls Hoi An intersection of the Far East

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The Italian daily paper La Repubblica recently ran an article entitled “Hoi An – Intersection of the Far East”, portraying the ancient city as a tranquil and idyllic place worth visiting in central Vietnam.

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Vietnam southerners feel the cold

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Vietnamese southerners have put on coats and scarves in recent days as a northern cold spell touched down the region which has long been known for its warm weather all year round.

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Federer survives almighty scare

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Federer survives almighty scare

Swiss tennis star Roger Federer won his 997th match on the ATP Tour, but not before surviving an almighty scare from Australian wildcard John Millman at the Brisbane International.

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Companies optimistic about 2015

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Companies optimistic about 2015

The majority of enterprises and business associations in Viet Nam feel that the business environment will be better in 2015.

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White House not under pressure to expand U.S. crude exports: adviser

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White House not under pressure to expand U.S. crude exports: adviser

The White House does not feel pressure to loosen restrictions on U.S. oil exports further and views debate over the issue as resolved for now, John Podesta, a top aide to President Barack Obama, told Reuters in an interview.

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Tea house infused with philosophy

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Tea house infused with philosophy

On the rim of one of Taipei's most cited tourist locations, Yong Kang park, just beyond the busy street there is a tea house that advocates and provides an entirely elevated plane of feel from the bustle of commotion.

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Detoxifying junkies with made-in-Vietnam herbal medicine

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Detoxifying junkies with made-in-Vietnam herbal medicine

“I feel that I have confidence in my life and a good future after completely kicking the habit of using drugs,” Bui Cong Soan said at a meeting this month to review drug detoxification work in northern Vietnam.

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