What next for the Hoan Kiem Turtle?

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What next for the Hoan Kiem Turtle?

With the sad death of Hanoi’s legendary Hoan Kiem Turtle - Cu Rua (Great Grandfather Turtle) - this month, many citizens of Hanoi seem at a loss as to what to do next. The passing of the old turtle has taken a little of the magic from the heart of Hanoi. But it has also left the future survival of the entire species that Cu Rua belonged to in doubt, the Swinhoe Softshell Turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) is now only represented...

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Russian tourist hangs himself in Nha Trang hostel

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Russian tourist hangs himself in Nha Trang hostel

VietNamNet Bridge – On Sunday morning (January 24), some people passing through Da Tuong Street of Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa province were startled to see a corpse hanging on the rooftop of a hotel.

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Port operator in HCM City eyes more cargo in 2016

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Port operator in HCM City eyes more cargo in 2016

Port operator Sai Gon Newport Corporation hopes to handle 6.06 million TEUs (equivalent to 80.6 million tonnes) of cargo this year, 13% higher than last year.

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Rowing, passing monkey bridges in U Minh Thuong

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Rowing, passing monkey bridges in U Minh Thuong

VietNamNet Bridge - U Minh Thuong forest in the southern province of Kien Giang is classified as a rare, specific type of forest in the world. It has been recognized as a heritage park in Southeast Asia.

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A glimpse of peaceful Triem Tay village

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A glimpse of peaceful Triem Tay village

A ten-minute boat ride from the ancient town of Hoi An via Thanh Ha pottery village’s dock, or over 20 minutes through Cam Kim ferry passing Kim Bong carpentry village, will take you to a little peaceful village trimmed with the green of bamboo. Triem Tay, a new tourist attraction, will bring you to the peaceful and green to taste the flavour of Vietnam’s countryside.

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Russia warns Turkey over Aegean warship incident

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Russia warns Turkey over Aegean warship incident

Russia on December 13 warned Turkey to stop staging what it called provocations against its forces in or near Syria after one of its warships fired warning shots at a Turkish vessel in the Aegean to avoid a collision.

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AmCham offers scholarships to VNese students

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City presented 50 scholarships to brilliant university students and 77 other scholarships to runner-up named at the award presentation ceremony on December 5 for satisfactorily passing the four intensive assessment rounds of AmCham Scholarship 2015.

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Israel hails release of convicted spy, Pollard

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes the release of U.S. Navy analyst Jonathan Pollard, who was sentenced to life in prison for passing information to Israel.

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Israeli spy Pollard set for release

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

Convicted in 1987 of passing reams of classified information to Israel, spy Jonathan Pollard is scheduled to be released on parole from a North Carolina prison.

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Vietnam grabs five prizes at international photography contest

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Vietnam grabs five prizes at international photography contest

Vietnam has garnered five awards at an international photography competition by Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP).

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 15/10

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HCM City asks CII to stop tolling cars passing Road 25B

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PPAP cargo throughput up despite road rivalry

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VietStock FI English 4 month(s) ago

Cargo traffic through Phnom Penh’s Autonomous Port grew more than 6 per cent for the first nine months of 2015, with around 108,700 TEUs of goods passing through the port, according to data released by the port yesterday.

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Meet the men who watch over lighthouses in south-central Vietnam

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Meet the men who watch over lighthouses in south-central Vietnam

For decades, a number of men have been watching over lighthouses located along the south-central Vietnamese coastline, including the Truong Sa (Spartly) archipelago, ensuring warnings and safety for passing ships and helping reiterate Vietnam’s sovereignty over its seas and islands.

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U.S. Congress averts government shutdown, Obama signs funding measure

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U.S. Congress averts government shutdown, Obama signs funding measure

Ending weeks of infighting, the U.S. Congress on Wednesday voted to avert a government shutdown just hours before a midnight deadline, passing a stop-gap measure to extend funding for federal agencies until Dec. 11.

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Man dies in blast

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Man dies in blast

A fierce explosion in Thong Phong alley off Ton Duc Thang Street, central Hanoi on September 11 killed at least one man, a passer-by, and injured others.

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