Pakistani student recounts school massacre

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Fourteen-year-old Mehran Khan describes his ordeal after surviving a Taliban attack at his school in Peshawar, where more than 130 students were killed.

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Two 100-year-old camphor trees in Dak Lak receive national heritage

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Two 100-year-old camphor trees in Dak Lak receive national heritage

The Vietnam Association for Conservation of Nature and Environment on December 17 held a ceremony to grant the Vietnam Heritage Tree title to two 100-year-old camphor trees grown at Bao Dai Palace in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.

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Global life expectancy rises: study

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VietNam News English 22 hour(s) ago

People around the world lived on average to a ripe old age of 71.5 in 2013, up from 65.3 in 1990, a study said on Thursday, noting the gains came despite big increases in liver cancer and chronic kidney deaths.

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U.S., Cuba restore ties after 50 years

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U.S., Cuba restore ties after 50 years

The United States and Cuba agreed on Wednesday to restore diplomatic ties that Washington severed more than 50 years ago, and President Barack Obama called for an end to the long economic embargo against its old Cold War enemy.

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Parents bury children, Pakistan mourns

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Parents bury children, Pakistan mourns

Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning yesterday after Taliban militants killed 132 students at a school in the city of Peshawar in a grisly attack which shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency.

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Vietnam to bring back HCMC – Vung Tau hydrofoils next week

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Vietnam to bring back HCMC – Vung Tau hydrofoils next week

Vietnam's beleaguered hydrofoil firms will launch their first Ho Chi Minh City - Vung Tau voyage before the end of December following a year-long ban on the service.

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Chinese villagers seek to banish HIV-infected boy - state media

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Chinese villagers seek to banish HIV-infected boy - state media

SHANGHAI - Authorities in a Chinese village have launched a "thought education" campaign after more than 200 villagers signed a petition to banish an eight-year-old boy infected with the HIV virus, state media said on Wednesday.

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Quang Nam commune makes cottage industry from old craft

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Quang Nam commune makes cottage industry from old craft

Le Cong Thanh, 77, in the making of a house from mangrove palm in Cam Thanh Commune in Hoi An outskirts. Photo: Doan Cuong/Tuoi Tre

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Bilingual book on travel in Saigon claims US design prize

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Bilingual book on travel in Saigon claims US design prize

A travel book written in English and Vietnamese has just become the first to win an American design prize.

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A too-sane mechanism

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A too-sane mechanism

VietNamNet Bridge – The public frustration these days is overwhelming but understandable following the top-rank honor conferred on a local farmer by the Cambodia government for his contribution to the country after his efforts had not been recognized at home. The 56-year-old Tran Quoc Hai and his son were given certificates of merit by Prime Minister Hun Sen and the Commander General of the Royal Army of Cambodia in ceremonies last month, after he had helped the neighboring country repair...

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Further investigation into transnational drug ring required

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Further investigation into transnational drug ring required

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered further investigation into a transnational drug trafficking ring recently uncovered by the central province of Ha Tinh’s border guards.

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Further investigation into transnational drug ring required

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VietnamPlus English 2 day(s) ago 1 related news

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered further investigation into a transnational drug trafficking ring recently uncovered by the central province of Ha Tinh’s border guards.

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OP ED: Making healthy choices in an age of demolition

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OP ED: Making healthy choices in an age of demolition

The Saigon Tax Trade Center wasn't considered a particularly pretty building, but it served as a defining landmark for locals and tourists alike.

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Gov't preserves ethnic languages

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Gov't preserves ethnic languages

Under the glow of a winter fire in her wooden house, Ly Thi Tung holds high a brown-paper book of Mong folk songs.However, the 37-year-old mother of four can't read a single word.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 17

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 17

Enjoy your breakfast while reading these news items in brief on Tuoi Tre News today, December 17, 2014

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