In the face of urban flooding, some Vietnamese choose to laugh it off

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In the face of urban flooding, some Vietnamese choose to laugh it off

Many roads in Districts 1, 2, 3, Phu Nhuan and Binh Thanh were submerged after more than two hours of downpour due to an insufficient storm drain system. The city has been discussing many plans with huge investment proposals to fix the recurring flooding problem. But after years, images like these continue to be found across the city. Photo credit: Zing

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Five keys to Duterte's Philippine presidential win

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Tough-talking Rodrigo Duterte owed his stunning victory in the Philippine presidential election to five key factors, according to analysts interviewed by AFP on Tuesday:

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Tet bonuses: some will laugh, some will cry

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VietnamNet English 4 month(s) ago

Tet bonuses: some will laugh, some will cry

While some employees at foreign enterprises will be overjoyed at receiving a Tet bonus “jackpot” of VND624 million ($27,800) others will have to glumly settle for just VND40,000 ($1.7).

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Prove you are a Muslim, get into Brooklyn comedy club for free

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Prove you are a Muslim, get into Brooklyn comedy club for free

Donald Trump may want to block all Muslims from entering the United States, but a Brooklyn comedy club is welcoming them into its shows free of charge.

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Phuc Dat Bich: Vietnamese Australian man with the world's unluckiest name says he is 'honoured' to spread joy

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Phuc Dat Bich: Vietnamese Australian man with the world's unluckiest name says he is 'honoured' to spread joy

A man with the unfortunate name of Phuc Dat Bich has said he is "honoured" to have spread so much joy around the world after his rude-sounding name went viral.

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Halloween concert to attract young people

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Halloween concert to attract young people

A concert titled “Dance with the Ghost” will give an opportunity for young people immersed in the Halloween carnival at the Yard club in Hanoi on October 30-31.

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Film on countryside life impresses

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VOV News English 8 month(s) ago

Film on countryside life impresses

A movie with very simple content but stunning visuals and a great soundtrack has captured the imagination of local audiences.

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Life of a blue-collar worker in northern Vietnam (photos)

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Life of a blue-collar worker in northern Vietnam (photos)

Tran Thi Quyen, 23, is among the characters featured in a photo project capturing the life of migrant workers launched recently.

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Putin offers to meet Elton John after gay rights call – Kremlin

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Putin offers to meet Elton John after gay rights call – Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has phoned pop star Elton John and proposed a meeting, according to the Kremlin.

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Vietnamese receives emergency surgery after swallowing toothpick

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Vietnamese receives emergency surgery after swallowing toothpick

Doctors in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday successfully completed a procedure on a 57-year-old man to remove a toothpick stuck in his intestine and causing inflammation.

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HCM City comedy scene breaks out

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

HCM City comedy scene breaks out

VietNamNet Bridge – Comedy enthusiasts in HCM City have never had it so good, with 45 comedic stage troupes performing three shows a week and spoiling them for choice.

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A cup o' Joe with a drop of English

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VOV News English 9 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A cup o' Joe with a drop of English

A small cafe in downtown of central coastal city of Quy Nhon attracts many young customers not just because of its extensive menu of beverages, but also because of another reason: many English-speaking customers patronising this Language Cafe are willing to help local students practise their English.

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Did you visit Chilled Street in Hanoi?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 9 month(s) ago

Did you visit Chilled Street in Hanoi?

There is a street in Hanoi whose name plate reads “Uop Lanh,” or “Chilled,” but do not expect to find cooled beer there.

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93-year-old woman takes to social media

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VietnamNet English 9 month(s) ago

93-year-old woman takes to social media

In a quiet room in Hanoi’s Ha Dong district, 93-year-old Mrs. Le Thi casually accesses the internet and checks her social media pages.

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Why did Joe Hart laugh so hard before Vietnam friendly kick-off?

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 10 month(s) ago

Why did Joe Hart laugh so hard before Vietnam friendly kick-off?

When Pham Hoang Duc Linh left his home for a café to watch the friendly between Manchester City and the Vietnamese national squad with his friends, it was 8:00 pm and the players had already entered the pitch at a Hanoi stadium.

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