Inside the grey market for the Apple Watch in HK

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

There’s brisk business literally on the streets of Hong Kong for the new Apple Watch. The scarcity, and huge demand in China, is driving a thriving secondary market for Apple’s latest must-have gadget. Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle went out on the watch for grey market watches.

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Da Nang Int’l Fireworks Competition

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Báo điện tử CP English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

Da Nang Int’l Fireworks Competition

VGP - The countdown is on until five prestigious pyrotechnic companies light up the Da Nang city skies on April 29 to May 3 as part of the annual International Fireworks Competition.

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In Vietnam, fire dance performance adds fun - and scare - to sidewalk drinking tables

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In Vietnam, fire dance performance adds fun - and scare - to sidewalk drinking tables

People clinking glasses at sidewalk beer stalls across Ho Chi Minh City are not unfamiliar with street performers who sing or imitate Michael Jackson’s dance steps, and fire dance has been added to the entertainment list, giving more heat – literally – to their drinking tables.

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Ham Lon: A wild retreat next door

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Ham Lon: A wild retreat next door

Connected to an evergreen pine forest, Ham Lon mountain is an adventure call not far from Hanoi downtown.

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Motorbikes offer new spin on City tours

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Motorbikes offer new spin on City tours

Tourists interested in this form of sightseeing can use backofthebiketours.com, whose name literally suggests riding pillion on a bike with a tour guide to discover the city from close quarters.

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‘Soaked' noodles whet appetites

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

‘Soaked' noodles whet appetites

Considered by many as Myanmar's national dish, mohingar (rice noodle in fish soup) boasts many regional variations, one of which is called yay sein (literally "water-soaked").

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Prince William says some endangered species are worth more than gold

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago

Prince William, who heads charity "United for Wildlife" speaks at the World Bank in Washington and says some endangered species "literally worth more than their weight in gold."

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CFM selects Vietnam as engine supplier

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

CFM selects Vietnam as engine supplier

(VOV) -VietJet Air signed a US$300 million deal on November 24 to provide maintenance for the LEAP engine, currently under development by CFM International (CFM), a 50-50 joint venture between GE Aviation of the US and Snecma of France.

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UK firm tours Vietnam plantations in search of longan suppliers

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 month(s) ago

A British fruit company has recently sought Vietnamese exporters of longans by visiting plantations which grow the tropical fruit in two of the country’s southern provinces.

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Preparing for the afterlife in Japan (photos)

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Preparing for the afterlife in Japan (photos)

Funeral arrangements are normally for those left behind, but the latest trend in Japan — which literally translates to “end of life" preparations — is for the ageing to prepare their own funerals and graves.

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In photos: “underground” houses in Ho Chi Minh City

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In photos: “underground” houses in Ho Chi Minh City

Several roads and alleys in Ho Chi Minh City have been raised by one to two meters as part of a city planning project, resulting in many private houses in suburban areas being literally turned into underground homes.

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Shippers push Cool Japan with Vietnam cold storage

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Shippers push Cool Japan with Vietnam cold storage

Japanese shipper Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. is taking the export drive called Cool Japan literally by helping to build a $15 million refrigerated storage facility in Vietnam.

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Principal sent into mountains for literally turning Jr. High School into gold mine

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Báo Thanh Niên English 9 month(s) ago

Principal sent into mountains for literally turning Jr. High School into gold mine

A junior high school principal in the north-central province of Nghe An has been disciplined for turning the yard into an illegal gold mine during summer vacation.

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Temple holds celebrations for Trung sisters

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago 1 related news

Several activities will be held to celebrate the 2,000th birthday of the national heroines Hai Ba Trung (literally "the two ladies Trung"), who led the first resistance movement against Chinese occupation in the first century.

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Mui Ne gangster finds redemption as Vietnam's kite-surfing king

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Báo Thanh Niên English 11 month(s) ago

A Vietnamese kite-surfing instructor who won the 2011 Kite Board Tour Asia competition and many other international titles says the sport literally saved his life.

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