Handicraft village needs support

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VietNam News English 1 hour(s) ago

Located about 30km northeast of Ha Noi, an old village well-known for its mulberries and silk in the northern province of Bac Ninh is on the brink of losing its craft tradition due to unplanned developments, limited production and labour shortages.

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Worldkings recognises Vietnamese woman as world’s oldest

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Worldkings recognises Vietnamese woman as world’s oldest

Nguyen Thi Tru, a 122-year-old Vietnamese woman, has been recognised as the oldest woman in the world by the World Records Union (Worldkings).

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Hoi An launches wedding photo contest

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Hoi An launches wedding photo contest

A Vietnamese couple pose for a wedding photo in the Old Quarter of Hoi An. Photo: Xuyen Huynh

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In photos: Obsolete motorcycles still run on Hanoi streets

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In photos: Obsolete motorcycles still run on Hanoi streets

VietNamNet Bridge - It is common to see very old motorbikes on the roads of Hanoi, some with only the frame, carrying bulky cargo.

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S. Korea reports seven MERS cases, one suspect flies to China

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S. Korea reports seven MERS cases, one suspect flies to China

South Korea said Thursday it had confirmed two more MERS virus infections, bringing the total number of cases to seven, as one suspected victim ignored warnings and flew to China on a business trip.

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Vietnamese woman had 18 abortions as her husband wants a son: report

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Báo Thanh Niên English 19 hour(s) ago

Vietnam Television aired a story on Wednesday about a woman in the northern province of Hai Duong who had 18 abortions because her husband wants a son.

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An old pipe-tobacco processing village in central Vietnam

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An old pipe-tobacco processing village in central Vietnam

People in Thuong Dinh village in Quang Xuong district in Thanh Hoa province are busy with harvesting tobacco leaves.

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S. Korea reports seven MERS cases, one suspect flies to China

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VietNam News English 23 hour(s) ago 1 related news

South Korea said today it had confirmed two more MERS virus infections, bringing the total number of cases to seven, as one suspected victim ignored warnings and flew to China on a business trip.

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An old pipe-tobacco processing village in central Vietnam

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An old pipe-tobacco processing village in central Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – People in Thuong Dinh village in Quang Xuong district in Thanh Hoa province harvest tobacco. Tobacco plants are grown in September and harvested in April-May of the next year.

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Young accountant wins ‘New Zealand, New Horizon’ contest

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Young accountant wins ‘New Zealand, New Horizon’ contest

A 23-year-old Vietnamese woman has won the “New Zealand, New Horizon” competition held by the New Zealand Embassy in Hanoi, which aims to increase knowledge and understanding between the two countries.

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UN calls for harvest ceasefire in Syria

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UN calls for harvest ceasefire in Syria

The UN World Food Programme called for a humanitarian ceasefire in Syria to allow farmers in the war-torn country, which is ravaged by food shortages, to harvest their crops.

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Vietnamese young accountant wins ‘New Zealand, New Horizon’ contest

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Vietnamese young accountant wins ‘New Zealand, New Horizon’ contest

A 23-year-old Vietnamese woman has won the “New Zealand, New Horizon” competition held by the New Zealand Embassy in Hanoi, which aims to increase knowledge and understanding between the two countries.

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The oldest trees in Saigon

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The oldest trees in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge – The largest city in Vietnam has preserved trees that are hundreds of years old. They are considered HCM City treasures.

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Vietnamese man faces charges after attacking wife, daughter with hammer

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Police in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday said they are seeking murder charges against a local man who tried to kill his wife and their 3-year old daughter with a hammer earlier in January.

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27-yr-old nightmare may be re-created by China in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratlys): lawmaker

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27-yr-old nightmare may be re-created by China in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratlys): lawmaker

A scenario similar to China’s use of force to illegally occupy Gac Ma Island (Johnson South Reef) in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in 1988 may be repeated in other parts of the islands in the future, a Vietnamese lawmaker has warned.

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