Vietnam to observe Francophonie Day

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Vietnam will once again honour the French language through a film festival and concerts to celebrate International Francophonie Day, which falls on March 20.

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'Pathetic, shameful, corrupt' Chinese general Xu Caihou dies

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'Pathetic, shameful, corrupt' Chinese general Xu Caihou dies

Chinaese ex-general Xu Caihou, seen here in 2012, was once the vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission and a member of the Communist Party's 25-strong Politburo

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Nation honours Francophone Day

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Nation honours Francophone Day

Viet Nam will once again honour the French language through a film festival and concerts to celebrate International Francophone Day, which falls this Friday.

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In photos: A 200-year-old rice-winemaking village

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In photos: A 200-year-old rice-winemaking village

VietNamNet Bridge - Kim Long Village in central Quang Tri Province, which once made wine to export to France, is now a tourism attraction. And it still makes rice wine.

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Multi-billion dollar land plots in Hanoi remain empty

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Multi-billion dollar land plots in Hanoi remain empty

VietNamNet Bridge – Investors once paid thousands of dollars for each square meter of land in so-called golden land areas in Hanoi, but the plots remain empty and unused.

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Straightening up Ha Noi's pavements

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Straightening up Ha Noi's pavements

This year, the city of Ha Noi once again has made its fight against the illegal use of pavements a high priority on its agenda, a battle many from both sides of the street doubt can be won, citing countless failures in the past.

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VN rice terraces on the world's most colourful landscapes

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VN rice terraces on the world's most colourful landscapes

VietNamNet Bridge - The UK-based Telegraph newspaper recently published a list of 20 colorful landscapes that people should visit once in their life. Vietnam’s terraces ranked sixth.

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Son Tay Ancient Citadel tells of its past while inspiring the future

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Son Tay Ancient Citadel tells of its past while inspiring the future

Under the mossy old gate of the Son Tay Ancient Citadel, embraced by huge roots of 100-year-old trees, a group of teenagers were chatting and laughing and trying to take ph i. When tourists visit the citadel, they can see the remains of the once famous, very important military rampart.

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U.S. Syria strategy falters with collapse of rebel group

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U.S. Syria strategy falters with collapse of rebel group

The Hazzm movement was once central to a covert CIA operation to arm Syrian rebels, but the group's collapse last week underlines the failure of efforts to unify Arab and Western support for mainstream insurgents fighting the Syrian military.

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Social network members reject false rumors

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

Members of social networks all at once rejected the rumor that eggs were contaminated with HIV virus.

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Vietnam’s favourite cog railway

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Vietnam’s favourite cog railway

(VOV) - The Da Lat Railway Station, with its French Art-Deco architectural style, is without a doubt the most beautiful train station in Southeast Asia but not many people realise it once was one of the few cog railways in the world.

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Image: Tens of thousands people go to market at midnight for good luck

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Image: Tens of thousands people go to market at midnight for good luck

VietNamNet Bridge - Bich La communal house market, which is at least 100 years old, might be one of the most oldest once-a-year markets in Vietnam. It has special traditional characteristics of local people in Bich La village in Quang Tri Province.

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Party features finest reggae music

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Once a month, The Skank The Tank – the Reggae Sound System based in Ha Noi, provides the finest reggae selections from the early 60's to the future dub sounds at CAMA ATK.

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Vietnam waterway, once filled with concrete to fix pollution, is being dug up to fix pollution

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Vietnam waterway, once filled with concrete to fix pollution, is being dug up to fix pollution

Garbage on a section of the filled Hang Bang Canal. Photo credit: VnExpress

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Young artist revives traditional pottery craft

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Young artist revives traditional pottery craft

VietNamNet Bridge – Young artisan Nguyen Hong Quang is hoping to revive the once famous traditional craft of Huong Canh Pottery Village in Vinh Phuc Province, which has fallen on hard times as modern manufacturing methods erode its market.

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