Memorials held to honor Islamic State victims

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 day(s) ago

Family and friends hold memorials for the American journalist and British and Scottish aid workers all beheaded by Islamic State militants.

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Guardian reporter hails Vietnam footballer but cites wrong video

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

Guardian reporter hails Vietnam footballer but cites wrong video

A seasoned reporter covering Asia football (soccer) was unstinting in his praise for a young Vietnamese player when he mentioned him in the list of world’s best young football talents, but ended up sharing a link to a YouTube video featuring a total different footballer.

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War reporters lament news 'black holes' in IS-held zones

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War reporters lament news 'black holes' in IS-held zones

Kidnappings, beheadings, a hatred of journalists: the areas controlled by the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have become "black holes" of news where even war-hardened reporters dare not venture.

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Guessing heats up for 2014 Nobel literature prize

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Just hours before the award of the 2014 Nobel literature prize, Belarussian journalist Svetlana Alexievich and Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami were being tipped – but Kenya's Ngugi wa Thiong'o was emerging as the favourite.

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Hoi An ancient town's nights attract thousands of visitors

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

Hoi An ancient town's nights attract thousands of visitors

(VOV) - Quang Nam provincial leaders held a meeting on October 7 reviewing the city’s revitalization programme and implementation of road safety projects for pedestrians.

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Vietnam sports official refuses to admit failure at 2014 Asian Games

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Vietnam sports official refuses to admit failure at 2014 Asian Games

A Vietnamese sports official has denied that Team Vietnam failed at the 2014 Asian Games (Asiad), even though they did not earn as many gold medals as targeted.

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New calendar honours General Giap

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

A special calendar titled General Vo Nguyen Giap, Life and Career has been published for the New Year celebrations in 2015.

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Hoang Sa, Truong Sa exhibition opens in HCM city

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Hoang Sa, Truong Sa exhibition opens in HCM city

Over 250 documents, maps, photographs and objects are on display at an exhibition launched in Ho Chi Minh City on October 3.

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Candidates for Miss Vietnam 2014

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Candidates for Miss Vietnam 2014

The Miss Vietnam 2014 pageant has just kicked off with several promising candidates.

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Japanese swimmer charged with stealing camera at Asiad

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

A Japanese athlete at the Asian Games has been charged by police after admitting to stealing a camera from a South Korean journalist, police said on Saturday.

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Vietnam colonel to release photo book on Gen. Giap worldwide

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Vietnam colonel to release photo book on Gen. Giap worldwide

A local colonel/journalist has published a book in six languages which showcases over 100 photos of legendary Vietnamese general Vo Nguyen Giap and plans to release it in other countries in the near future, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism reported on Wednesday.

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Infiltrating ‘deforestation factory’ in Vietnam jungle

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Infiltrating ‘deforestation factory’ in Vietnam jungle

Century-old trees deep in the jungle of Quang Nam Province have been illegally chopped down for years to make timber for luxury furniture and construction projects in Vietnam.

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Hoi An town receives unpublished old photos from French journalist

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Hoi An town receives unpublished old photos from French journalist

UNESCO-recognized Hoi An Old Town in central Vietnam’s Quang Nam Province has recently received two unpublished photos taken of its iconic Cau (Bridge) Pagoda in the early 20th century.

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Islamic State shows captive British journalist in new video

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Islamic State shows captive British journalist in new video

A man identified as British journalist John Cantlie has purportedly appeared as a captive of Islamic State militants in a video posted by the organization's supporters online.

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Documentary narrates story of Khanh Hoa plane crash

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Documentary narrates story of Khanh Hoa plane crash

The recent visit by the sole survivor of a plane crash that happened 22 years ago has inspired Vietnamese filmmakers to produce a documentary based on the incident.

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