Castro, 84, says Cuba's leaders are too old, proposes limits

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Castro, 84, says Cuba's leaders are too old, proposes limits

Future top leaders of Cuba's Communist party should retire at 70 to let in younger blood, President Raul Castro said on Saturday, suggesting older members of the party hoping for promotion to the top table could play with their grandchildren instead.

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Da Nang-Vietnam team retires from World Yacht Race after storm knockdown

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Da Nang-Vietnam team retires from World Yacht Race after storm knockdown

The Da Nang-Vietnam boat was hit by a heavy storm this week, forcing the team to retire from the current leg of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

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Venus powers past Riske in Charleston

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Venus powers past Riske in Charleston

Seven-time Grand Slam Champion Venus Williams powered into the third round of the WTA claycourt tournament at Charleston on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Alison Riske.

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Astronaut Scott Kelly retiring after longest U.S. space mission

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Astronaut Scott Kelly retiring after longest U.S. space mission

The astronaut who holds the American record for most time spent in space, Scott Kelly, will retire from NASA on April 1, the U.S. space agency said on Friday.

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Slow but steady increase of Japanese retiring in Cambodia

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VietStock FI English 16 month(s) ago

While Cambodia has long been a destination for western expats looking to retire, the Kingdom is becoming increasingly appealing for Japanese retirees looking for a good quality of life at a fraction of the price in their home country. However, as an ageing population demands a solid healthcare industry, until those needs are met, retirees will continue to seek more developed locations, local Japanese residents say.

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US Air Force shelves Warthog plane retirement amid IS fight: media

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US Air Force shelves Warthog plane retirement amid IS fight: media

The US Air Force will delay retiring the A-10 -- a stalwart attack aircraft beloved by ground troops -- because of the ongoing fight against the Islamic State group, a military news site reported Wednesday.

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Federer no plans to retire and aiming for Olympic medals

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Báo Thanh Niên English 17 month(s) ago

Roger Federer tells Reuters that he has no plans to retire, is looking forward to competing at the Rio Olympics next year and challenging world number one Novak Djokovic.

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VN Volleyball Beauty Queen retires at 33

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VietnamNet English 18 month(s) ago 1 related news

VN Volleyball Beauty Queen retires at 33

Vietinbank volleyballer Pham Kim Hue, who is dubbed the Beauty Queen of Vietnam Volleyball has decided to retire from competition.

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Close-to-retirement Vietnamese officials chosen for overseas study

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Close-to-retirement Vietnamese officials chosen for overseas study

Several officials close to retirement age in the southern province of Tien Giang will study overseas to gain knowledge of flood control constructions.

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Circus performers in mass resignation over poor pay

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Circus performers in mass resignation over poor pay

A dozen circus performers in the Lang Toi Troupe have resigned en mass, explaining that they need better paid jobs.

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Circus performers in mass resignation over poor pay

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Circus performers in mass resignation over poor pay

A dozen circus performers in the Lang Toi Troupe have resigned en mass, explaining that they need better paid jobs.

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Heptathlon champion Cuc retires

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Heptathlon champion Cuc retires

Former Southeast Asian Games champion Nguyen Thi Thu Cuc has decided to retire from competition and become a coach.

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Vietnam: Breaking gender stereotypes that hinder women’s empowerment

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Báo Thanh Niên English 19 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

In August 2015, I traveled with colleagues to An Giang Province in southern Vietnam to visit beneficiaries of an innovative project that is helping 200 Cham ethnic minority women learn embroidery. Selling their embroidery, they earn incomes for themselves. We were inspired by the positive change that the small amount of money invested in this project is bringing to the lives of these women and their families.

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Is it time to retire the school uniform?

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VietnamNet English 20 month(s) ago

Is it time to retire the school uniform?

VietNamNet Bridge – School should be fun and encouraging to students, though some find it hard getting through the entire day, particularly while they're locked into a tight, constraining set of clothing called a "school uniform".

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Army retiring age set to rise

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Army retiring age set to rise

VietNamNet Bridge – The working age cap for Vietnamese soldiers is expected to be raised by a maximum of six years, according to the draft Law on Professional Soldiers and Military Personnel.

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