Keeping traditional bamboo toys popular

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Colourful bamboo dragonflies perched on thin, pointed bamboo sticks are not just cute souvenir toys, they reflect the agricultural traditions and craftmanship of Vietnamese farmers. It is the simplest of toys to play with, but great care goes into making them, from choosing the most pliable material to crafting each stage with enormous patience, Lê Hương discovers on a visit to a quiet village in Ha Noi.

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ECB holds rates steady but warns of Brexit 'uncertainties'

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago

ECB holds rates steady but warns of Brexit 'uncertainties'

FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank kept its interest rates at record lows on Thursday (Sep 8) and held fire on more economic stimulus, but warned of "uncertainties" ahead for the eurozone over the Brexit vote.

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V-League continues downward spiral

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V-League continues downward spiral

In addition to match-fixing complaints involving players, even referees in the top Vietnam football league, the V-League, now also face criticisms about mistakes and decisions made on the field.

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Vietnamese sugar farmers lose patience with Indian firm in $2.5mn debt dispute

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 7 month(s) ago

Vietnamese sugar farmers lose patience with Indian firm in $2.5mn debt dispute

An Indian sugar company operating in the southern province of Long An is facing strong protest from local farmers for having repeatedly refused to clear payments for sugarcane purchases over the last three years.

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First downpour of the season brings a little chaos to Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 month(s) ago

First downpour of the season brings a little chaos to Ho Chi Minh City

Vehicles are stuck in the crowded Go Vap District after office hours Monday night. Photo credit: Hai An/Zing

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Terrible congestion as thousands leave Ho Chi Minh City for long weekend

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Terrible congestion as thousands leave Ho Chi Minh City for long weekend

Traffic congestion over several kilometers on National Highway 1 at 4 p.m. Friday as many traveled home to neighboring provinces. There was a lot of honking as many people lost patience under the baking sun. Photo credit: VnExpress

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Experts bemoan growth in violence during Tet

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Báo Dân Trí English 10 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Experts bemoan growth in violence during Tet

Commentators are blaming the spike in violence and the number of brawls that occurred during the Tet holiday on an apparent lack of self-control and patience among young people.

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Clock ticking on Vietnam’s Japanese football coach as fans’ patience wears thin

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Báo Đầu Tư English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

Clock ticking on Vietnam’s Japanese football coach as fans’ patience wears thin

Vietnam’s last group match at the ongoing AFC U-23 Championship in Qatar could well be the final nail in the coffin of Toshiya Miura’s tenure as national coach, as he has led the team through a winless run that has exhausted supporters’ patience.

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Clock ticking on Vietnam’s Japanese football coach as fans’ patience wears thin

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

Clock ticking on Vietnam’s Japanese football coach as fans’ patience wears thin

Vietnam’s last group match at the ongoing AFC U-23 Championship in Qatar could well be the final nail in the coffin of Toshiya Miura’s tenure as national coach, as he has led the team through a winless run that has exhausted supporters’ patience.

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Google interested in Vietnam’s startup scene: CEO Pichai

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Báo Thanh Niên English 12 month(s) ago

Google interested in Vietnam’s startup scene: CEO Pichai

Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (L) hosts Google CEO Sundar Pichai during a meeting in Hanoi on December 22, 2015. Photo: Vietnam News Agency

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Happy Vietnamese Teachers’ Day!

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago

Happy Vietnamese Teachers’ Day!

Editor’s note: Hoi An-based Aussie Stivi Cooke, who is himself a teacher of English, wrote this piece as a tribute to teachers on Vietnamese Teachers’ Day (November 20).

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Lotus tea an age –old tradition

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VOV News English 15 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Lotus tea an age –old tradition

Lotus is one of Hanoi’s most prized specialties, requiring patience and skill from makers to achieve its exquisite taste. With very few people now producing lotus tea using the original methods, tea expert Hoang Anh Suong is keen to keep the tradition alive.

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Visiting the easternmost point of Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 16 month(s) ago

Visiting the easternmost point of Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Traveling to Doi Cape in Van Ninh District in Khanh Hoa Province requires a lot of energy and patience but the easternmost point of Vietnam is worth visiting as it is where people can enjoy the first sunlight shedding in Vietnam.

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Visiting the easternmost point of Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 17 month(s) ago

Visiting the easternmost point of Vietnam

Traveling to Doi Cape in Van Ninh District in Khanh Hoa Province requires a lot of energy and patience but the easternmost point of Vietnam is worth visiting as it is where people can enjoy the first sunlight shedding in Vietnam.

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A master of bamboo basket boats

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VietnamNet English 19 month(s) ago

A master of bamboo basket boats

VietNamNet Bridge – Le Ngoc Anh has been known as a master of thuyen thung (bamboo basket boat) in central Vietnam as he has devoted his life in the past 30 years to sharpened his skills in making durable boats.

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