North Korea turns to 'old workhorse' rocket to repeat past success

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North Korea turns to 'old workhorse' rocket to repeat past success

North Korea's weekend rocket launch repeated earlier success rather than breaking new ground, using a nearly identical design from a 2012 launch, experts said, adding the reclusive country probably remained years from building a long-range nuclear missile.

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Four Vietnamese trapped under quake-hit Taiwan tower

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Four Vietnamese trapped under quake-hit Taiwan tower

At least four Vietnamese citizens, including a 7-month-old girl and a 2-month-old boy, remain trapped beneath the rubble of a 17-storey apartment tower that collapsed in Taiwan early Saturday morning.

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Idyllic beauty of Vietnam through foreign visitor’s lens

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Idyllic beauty of Vietnam through foreign visitor’s lens

VietNamNet Bridge - Chris König, a 22-year-old photographer, made a 5-month trip through Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, to take gorgeous pictures of the landscape and people's lives.

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Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge toward Turkey border

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Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge toward Turkey border

The Syrian army advanced toward the Turkish border on Monday in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly five-year-old insurrection against President Bashar al-Assad.

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Organ transplantation: A race against God of Death

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Organ transplantation: A race against God of Death

Although Vietnam has successfully performed organ transplant operations half a century later than much of the rest of the world, it has now caught up with other countries in this field.

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Foreign man teaches English for free in Nha Trang

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Foreign man teaches English for free in Nha Trang

For the last five years, though confined to a wheelchair, Mr. Mac McDougall, a 74-year-old Briton, has taught English for free to people in the beach city of Nha Trang.

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US pediatrician keeps full Vietnamese name to remember her homeland

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US pediatrician keeps full Vietnamese name to remember her homeland

At 43 years old, Tien Vu, aka Vu Thi Tien, looks much younger than her age. The U.S. associate professor said she always keeps in mind that she is of Vietnamese origin.

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Image: Tet floating market in Dong Nai

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Image: Tet floating market in Dong Nai

VietNamNet Bridge – Many old items that have disappeared in modern life like coal irons, steel water tanks, betel grinding tools and coins are sold on the pavements of Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai Province these days.

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Meaning of New Year’s Eve in Vietnamese belief

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Meaning of New Year’s Eve in Vietnamese belief

Tet, the Lunar New Year festival, is the most important holiday in Vietnam. As people believe Tet refreshes everything in their lives, they treasure the tradition of seeing off the old year and welcoming the new year.

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Armless Afghan teen dreams of swimming in the Olympics

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Armless Afghan teen dreams of swimming in the Olympics

Abbas Karimi was born with no arms but the 14-year-old Afghan has ambitions to earn a gold medal for his country in the world Paralympic games.

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Pakistan suicide bomber kills 9, injures dozens

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The Pakistani Taliban claim responsibility for a suicide attack targeting a military convoy that officials say killed at least nine people, including a 12 year-old-girl.

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Pakistan police arrest six over child wedding

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Pakistan police arrest six over child wedding

Police have arrested six people accused of arranging the marriage of a seven-year-old boy and six-year-old girl in eastern Pakistan, officials said Saturday.

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Ambassadors in Vietnam – P11: The Japanese ambassador who loves taking photos

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Ambassadors in Vietnam – P11: The Japanese ambassador who loves taking photos

Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Fukada Hiroshi, who is instrumental to elevating ties between Vietnam and Japan, has held the photos he had snapped of Hanoians dear to his heart for more than 20 years.

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Police fine pedestrians; should we applaud or not?

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Police fine pedestrians; should we applaud or not?

VietNamNet Bridge – In an attempt to reduce traffic accidents in the city, Ha Noi police suddenly fined more than 100 pedestrians, starting early this week.

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Vietnamese mother arrested in South Korea for son's death

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A Vietnamese woman in South Korea has been arrested on suspicion of throwing her 4-month-old son out of a window of a three-story building and killing the baby.

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