Visiting mountain in coastal Vung Tau

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Visiting mountain in coastal Vung Tau

VietNamNet Bridge – Located around 120 kilometers from HCMC, Vung Tau City is normally known by tourists as a city of sea and seafood. But this city has much more than that to lure visitors. And one of many other attractive destinations which can bring tourists back to Vung Tau again is Tuong Ky Mountain, commonly known as Lon (Big) Mountain.

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Mekong Delta enters into bong lau fish season

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Mekong Delta enters into bong lau fish season

VietNamNet Bridge – Year in, year out, throngs of fishermen head for the lower reaches of Tien and Hau rivers in the Mekong Delta around the beginning of year for the harvest season of bong lau (Pangasius krempfi) fish because this freshwater catfish only appear in large volume in the delta for around three months.

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Rice exports face challenges in 2015

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Rice exports face challenges in 2015

Rice exports in the first quarter of 2015 is estimated at 900,000 tonnes, a significant annual decrease, according to the Vietnam Food Association Secretary Huynh Minh Hue.

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New trend of pet keeping

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New trend of pet keeping

VietNamNet Bridge – Normally, people keep ornamental fish and birds as pets but recently, raising ornamental chickens has become trendy.

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Tomb-sweeping tradition in Vietnam

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Tomb-sweeping tradition in Vietnam

Whenever the Lunar New Year (Tet) comes, normally from the 23rd of the lunar December to the New Year eve, Vietnamese families visit their ancestors’ tombs and clean gravesites.

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Tomb-sweeping tradition in Vietnam

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

Whenever the Lunar New Year (Tet) comes, normally from the 23rd of the lunar December to the New Year eve, Vietnamese families visit their ancestors’ tombs and clean gravesites.

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China's 'Great Firewall' frustrates internet users

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

The Chinese government moves to tighten regulations for virtual private network (VPN) services that are used to access websites and services normally blocked in China. That's affected many internet users in the country.

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Pilots disabled critical computers moments before AirAsia crash

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Pilots disabled critical computers moments before AirAsia crash

The pilots of AirAsia Bhd. Flight 8501 cut power to a critical computer system that normally prevents planes from going out of control shortly before it plunged into the Java Sea, two people with knowledge of the investigation said.

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OCB freezes accounts of Ocean Hospitality

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

The Ocean Bank (OCB) blocked the accounts of Ocean Hospitality on January 7, two days after it did the same with the hotel operator's parent firm, the Ocean Group.

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Hanoi falls quiet at start of New Year holiday

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Hanoi falls quiet at start of New Year holiday

Hanoi's normally bustling and noisy streets fell quiet January 1 on the first day of the four-day calendar New Year holiday as locals and tourists rested following a late night of fireworks and celebrations, with only a handful of small groups out to enjoy the relatively warm weather, clear skies and peaceful atmosphere.

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Island residents of Sierre Leone receive food aid

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 month(s) ago

Residents of Sierra Leone's Turtle Islands, normally a paradise tourist retreat, receive U.N. food handouts to counter Ebola-related food shortages.

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Rising UV radiation prompts skin cancer fears in Chile

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Báo Thanh Niên English 5 month(s) ago

Cancer experts in Chile are warning people limit their exposure to the sun as dangerously high levels of ultraviolet radiation are expected over the next few months. A recently released report indicates the a hole in the ozone layer, which is normally situated over Antarctica, is moving towards the South American country.

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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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HCMC blast killed at least 3, survivor recalls burial in ruins

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 month(s) ago 1 related news

The earth-shattering explosion of a Ho Chi Minh City fertilizer factory Friday claimed at least three lives and leveled a neighborhood, according to first official statements on the incident.

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Southern superstitions cause massive sparrow hunting

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Báo Dân Trí English 7 month(s) ago

Southern superstitions cause massive sparrow hunting

There has been a marked increase in sparrow hunting in the Mekong Delta region after rumours spread that the bird meat increases vitality and can cure some sicknesses.

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