Senate votes to grant Obama fast-track power on trade deals

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Senate votes to grant Obama fast-track power on trade deals

President Barack Obama scored a major victory on May 22 when the US Senate voted to give him "fast-track" powers that would help wrap up negotiations on a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal central to projecting American influence in Asia.

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Bionic eyes give second sight to the blind

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Báo Thanh Niên English 19 hour(s) ago

The blind can now see with the help of bionic eyes. In this edition of Wiring the World, Bloomberg's Ramy Inocencio meets one man diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, an incurable form of eye decay, who sees his wife's face, the ocean's surf and fireworks for the first time.

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Cameroonian folk singer Irma performs in Hanoi

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Cameroonian folk singer Irma performs in Hanoi

Cameroonian folk singer-songwriter, Irma will give a performance at L’Espace in Hanoi on May 23.

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Cameroonian singer hosts pop show in Hanoi

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago

Cameroonian folk singer-songwriter Irma, known for her bright pop style, will give a pop performance at L'Espace in Hanoi on May 23.

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German jazz-Michael Schiefel performs in Hanoi

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German jazz-Michael Schiefel performs in Hanoi

German jazz star, Michael Schiefel will give a performance at the Goethe Institute in Hanoi on May 21.

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The buck stops with city leaders in Hanoi's infamous tree-felling project: inspectors

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The buck stops with city leaders in Hanoi's infamous tree-felling project: inspectors

City leaders were too hasty and failed to give proper supervision over Hanoi's controversial tree felling project earlier this year, inspectors have concluded.

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Vietnam's domesticated elephants live off food from tourists, in bad shape

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Vietnam's domesticated elephants live off food from tourists, in bad shape

Ae No used to raise four elephants, but they are all dead now.

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Vietnamese scrap vendor fights for her found fortune

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Vietnamese scrap vendor fights for her found fortune

Huynh Thi Anh Hong reads the announcement sent by Tan Binh District's police on May 12, 2015. Photo: Cong Nguyen

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Vietnam to give soft loans for coffee replanting

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Vietnam to give soft loans for coffee replanting

Vietnam's state-run Agribank will provide soft loans for coffee replanting until 2020 as part of a drive to replace old trees to boost output in the world's largest producer of the robusta bean.

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Vietnam to give soft loans for coffee replanting

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Vietnam to give soft loans for coffee replanting

Vietnam's state-run Agribank will provide soft loans for coffee replanting until 2020 as part of a drive to replace old trees to boost output in the world's largest producer of the robusta bean.

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Merkel under pressure to give up on Athens

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Greece’s bailout talks continue with creditors, while Germany’s Angela Merkel is being pressured to let Greece leave the euro area. Bloomberg’s Zeb Eckert reports on “Asia Edge.”

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Read the famous tale of Hoan Kiem Lake on eBookers

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Read the famous tale of Hoan Kiem Lake on eBookers

VietNamNet Bridge - eBookers.com, a prestigious Europe-based travel website, has curated a selection of international myths and legends alongside stunning hand-drawn illustrations to give readers a glimpse into the variety of cultures in the world. One of the stories is the famous tale of Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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German brass ensemble performs in Hanoi, HCMC

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German brass ensemble performs in Hanoi, HCMC

The German brass ensemble Red Socks Brassquintett from Munich will give a performance in Ho Chi Minh City Opera House On May 10.

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Taluses compromise safety of residents, tourists in Vietnam’s Da Lat resort city

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Taluses compromise safety of residents, tourists in Vietnam’s Da Lat resort city

Thousands of taluses, or sloping bases of housing fortifications, in Da Lat have incurred serious cracks and could give way at any time, posing serious hazards to residents and tourists.

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Outrage over 10-year-old Paraguayan pregnant by stepfather

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Outrage over 10-year-old Paraguayan pregnant by stepfather

The case of a 10-year-old girl raped and impregnated by her stepfather has triggered outrage in Paraguay, where the health minister has blocked her from having an abortion.

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