The most beautiful road in Hanoi

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The most beautiful road in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge - Phan Dinh Phung Street is known as one of the most romantic roads in Hanoi, with ancient dracontomelum trees along the sidewalks.

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Cosby shows canceled in latest fallout from allegations

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Cosby shows canceled in latest fallout from allegations

Bill Cosby’s one-man comedy shows were canceled in six cities, the latest fallout from sexual assault accusations leveled against the 77-year-old entertainer.

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Passion of a street artist for his job

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Passion of a street artist for his job

VietNamNet Bridge – While ambling in an early morning at the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens last weekend, my eyes stopped at a middle-age artist who is surrounded by many pieces of silhouette pictures. My mind flashed back to the old days when I was a little girl, coming here with my mother and asking a shadow cutter make us silhouette portraits as commemorative items for the trip. Even back then and now, I cannot help staring at the artist...

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The last farrier of Saigon

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The last farrier of Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge – Saigon in the days of old was full of poetic and picturesque images, among which were carts pulled along by horses or cows galloping or trotting along dirt roads on the outskirts. Such images are no longer seen nowadays, as modern times with new technology, new machines and new vehicles have swept away such slow-moving and inefficient carts. However, there remains at least one farrier who is now still sticking himself to the trivial-income job.

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Vietnam bans use of old boats for tourism, following accidents

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Vietnam bans use of old boats for tourism, following accidents

Vietnam has finally cracked down on its famously precarious tourism boat industry.

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Little girl is facing death after numerous surgeries

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Little girl is facing death after numerous surgeries

An 11-year-old girl in the southern province of Ben Tre is on the verge of death after having to undergo six major surgeries.

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Old Quarter celebrates Viet Nam Heritage Day over four days

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A four-day carnival of cultural activities will dot the streets of Ha Noi's Old Quarter to celebrate Viet Nam's Heritage Day, officially on November 23.

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Complex jobs 'may protect memory'

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Complex jobs 'may protect memory'

People with mentally taxing jobs, including lawyers and graphic designers, may end up having better memory in old age, research suggests.

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Vietnam’s Hoi An old town among world’s best hotel destinations

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Vietnam’s Hoi An old town among world’s best hotel destinations

Hoi An old town in central Vietnam has recently been listed among world’s top 25 destinations with the highest-rated hotels.

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Surgical needle in woman’s abdomen in 9 years removed

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A 34-year-old woman in the north-central province of Ha Tinh has been removed a 4-cm surgical needle from her abdomen after it was carelessly left there by local doctors when she underwent a Caesarean delivery in October, 2005.

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One-fifth of Vietnamese 3-year-old kids in major cities use smart devices

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One-fifth of Vietnamese 3-year-old kids in major cities use smart devices

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese children in big cities begin using electronic devices at a very early age, but parents are unsure if this is a good idea.

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Liverpool striker Sturridge suffers new injury blow

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Liverpool striker Sturridge suffers new injury blow

The 24-year-old has not played for the Merseyside club since Aug 31 after sustaining an initial thigh strain while on England duty.

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Deadly western New York snowstorm to get second wind

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Deadly western New York snowstorm to get second wind

Western New York state braced for a fresh wave of heavy snow on Wednesday after a freakish storm swept off the Great Lakes and deposited as much as five feet (1.5 meters), killing at least seven people and stranding motorists overnight.

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Teachers’ Day in Vietnam: Teaching the future

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Teachers’ Day in Vietnam: Teaching the future

Editor’s Note: Stivi Cooke is an English teacher based in central Vietnam.

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Ha Noi restores dismantled ancient pagoda in Chuong My District

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The 1,000-year-old Tram Gian Pagoda in Ha Noi's outlying Chuong My District has been restored to its near-original state, said local authorities.

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