Vietnamese’s bad habits: The ‘Tunnel Vision’ epidemic

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: The ‘Tunnel Vision’ epidemic

Editor's Note: An Australian expat, who has been living and working in Vietnam for more than ten years and wants to be anonymous, filed this story complaining that Vietnamese are stuck in so-called “Tunnel Vision,” which only allows them to see what is directly in front of them, not anything behind or next to them. The opinions expressed here are the author’s.

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Five-star Spurs give under-fire Sherwood a boost

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Five-star Spurs give under-fire Sherwood a boost

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood received a much-needed boost as Harry Kane's first Premier League goal inspired a 5-1 rout of struggling Sunderland on Monday.

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More children receive free surgery for cleft palates

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The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital in Hanoi and Operation Smile Vietnam organisation will give free medical checks and surgery to children suffer from cleft lips and cleft palates from April 15-18.

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More children receive free surgery for cleft palates

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The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital in Hanoi and Operation Smile Vietnam organisation will give free medical checks and surgery to children suffer from cleft lips and cleft palates from April 15-18.

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In Vietnam, mothers give kids dubious weight-gain pills

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In Vietnam, mothers give kids dubious weight-gain pills

An ad for a weight-gain pill on a Facebook page with photos of a girl taking it (left) and samples of the pill. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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US band to give free concerts in Vietnam

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US band to give free concerts in Vietnam

Famed American band “The Amigos” is set to give free concerts in Hanoi and Hue late next week.

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Teachers find hard to give examples for anti-corruption lectures

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Teachers find hard to give examples for anti-corruption lectures

Many teachers in Vietnam complain that they are facing difficulties in giving real life examples for their anti-corruption lessons, fearing the students might become disillusioned.

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HCM City sees more measles, dengue fever cases this year

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HCM City sees more measles, dengue fever cases this year

An increasing incidence of measles, chicken pox, dengue-fever and hand, foot and mouth disease has occurred since January 1, despite a public awareness campaign to give measles shots to children, according to the city's Preventive Medicine Centre.

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HCM City sees more measles, dengue fever cases this year

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HCM City sees more measles, dengue fever cases this year

An increasing incidence of measles, chicken pox, dengue-fever and hand, foot and mouth disease has occurred since January 1, despite a public awareness campaign to give measles shots to children, according to the city's Preventive Medicine Centre.

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Thua Thien-Hue tries to revive UXO contaminated land

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The central province of Thue Thien-Hue has been working hard to disarm tens of thousands of bombs and mines left underground by the war so as to give safe land back to its locals.

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Adoptive parents of the endangered

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Two quintuplets delivered by an Indochinese tiger at the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Garden in February have been put under special care from the zoo’s vets as they were not strong enough to live with the mother. Photo courtesy of Tuoi Tre

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Vietnam will host 2019 Asiad if success is ensured: PM

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Vietnam will host 2019 Asiad if success is ensured: PM

The Vietnamese government will give the go-ahead for the organization of the 2019 Asian Games, or Asiad, in Vietnam if success is ensured with the presence of a feasible preparation plan, the Prime Minister said at a conference on Tuesday.

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Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam and STF give computers to primary students

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Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam and STF give computers to primary students

Suntory PepsiCo Vietnam and the Saigon Times Foundation (STF) have given 16 secondhand computers to Phu Huu Primary School in HCMC’s District 9 as part of a “Secondhand computers for schools in remote areas” project.

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Thai PM set to give defence against negligence charges

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Thai PM set to give defence against negligence charges

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is expected on Monday to mount her defence against negligence charges linked to a controversial rice subsidy scheme that could presage her removal from office and a ban from politics.

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Mekong Delta urged to develop original tourism products

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Mekong Delta urged to develop original tourism products

CAN THO - Experts have called on localities in the Mekong Delta to jointly work out original tourism products and feasible plans for infrastructure development in order to give a boost to green tourism in the region.

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