Three students go missing off Quang Ngai

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Three students have been reported missing after they were swept away by a wave in a swimming zone off the central Quang Ngai Province.

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Indonesia delays execution of two Australians

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Indonesia delays execution of two Australians

Indonesia has delayed the execution of two Australian drug smugglers by up to a month, backtracking on an earlier pledge to put the pair before the firing squad by the end of February.

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EVN expedites key power projects

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EVN expedites key power projects

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has asked the National Power Transmission Corporation to double efforts to put into use a number of power projects as soon as possible.

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EVN expedites key power projects

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EVN expedites key power projects

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has asked the National Power Transmission Corporation to double efforts to put into use a number of power projects as soon as possible.

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Places of note: Five historic sites that grace Vietnam's banknotes

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Places of note: Five historic sites that grace Vietnam's banknotes

When it comes to the custom of li xi – giving lucky money – during the Tet holiday, Vietnamese always try to put into those symbolic red envelopes the crispest, newest bills they can find.

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Seven local universities join Shell Eco-marathon

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Seven local universities join Shell Eco-marathon

VietNamNet Bridge – Nine teams from seven engineering and industry universities of Vietnam have put their names down for the energy-efficiency vehicle competition Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2015 slated to take place in Manila, the Philippines from February 26 to March 1.

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Container car catches fire while being driven

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

A container car being driven on the National Highway 1A, from HCM City's Suoi Tien Amusement Park to the Dong Nai Province, suddenly caught fire on Thursday.

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China tiger farms put big cats in the jaws of extinction

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China tiger farms put big cats in the jaws of extinction

A fearsome tiger snarled as a doomed chicken flapped helplessly in its mouth -- but campaigners say such "entertainment" in China is putting big cats further in the jaws of extinction.

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Fat map: largest genetic blueprint of obesity revealed

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Fat map: largest genetic blueprint of obesity revealed

Scientists have uncovered more than 90 new gene regions that could help explain why some people are more likely to put on weight than others.

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Pole erecting marks the coming of Tet

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Pole erecting marks the coming of Tet

Vietnamese people in the old days put up tall bamboo poles with red garment strips hanging from them during Tet, believing that poles prevented ghosts and monsters from entering the community during the holiday. The tradition of raising the neu (or Tet) pole remains alive today in many villages and homes around the country.

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Pole erecting marks the coming of Tet

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Pole erecting marks the coming of Tet

Viet Nam News reporter Phuoc Buu captures scenes of the Tet pole-raising ceremony being re-enacted in the former Royal Palace in Hue today (February 11).

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Students get free bus tickets for Tet holiday

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Students get free bus tickets for Tet holiday

The Ho Chi Minh City Students Assistance Centre yesterday presented free bus tickets to 2,600 students to help them return to their homes for the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

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Bac Ninh authorities attempt to sell endangered pangolins

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Bac Ninh authorities attempt to sell endangered pangolins

Northern Bac Ninh Province's Forest Protection Department (FPD) has been attacked by the organisation Education for Nature Viet Nam after it put 42 Javan pangolins (Manis javanica) up for auction.

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Bac Ninh authorities attempt to sell endangered pangolins

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 2 related news

Northern Bac Ninh Province's Forest Protection Department (FPD) has been attacked by the organisation Education for Nature Viet Nam after it put 42 Javan pangolins (Manis javanica), an endangered species, up for auction last Monday.

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World Bank blacklists 8 projects in Vietnam for tardiness

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 week(s) ago

Eight Vietnamese projects developed with the World Bank's development aid funding have been put in a “black list” for slow progress, local media reported.

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