Without anomalies, Vietnam wouldn’t be the same: expat

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Without anomalies, Vietnam wouldn’t be the same: expat

Editor’s Note: In response to our topic for discussion: “Is it hard to kick Vietnamese’s bad habits?” American expat Martha Kennedy says she can only smile at the “odd behaviors of the Vietnamese and enjoy just how incongruous they are to the rules” she learned while growing up in the U.S. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author who is currently an English teacher in the central city of Da Nang.

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More children receive free surgery for cleft palates

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital in Hanoi and Operation Smile Vietnam organisation will give free medical checks and surgery to children suffer from cleft lips and cleft palates from April 15-18.

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More children receive free surgery for cleft palates

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Vietnam-Cuba Friendship Hospital in Hanoi and Operation Smile Vietnam organisation will give free medical checks and surgery to children suffer from cleft lips and cleft palates from April 15-18.

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Envelope Smile

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Envelope Smile

Nu Cuoi Phong Bi (Envelope Smile) was one of three first prize winners at the biennial Viet Nam press cartoon contest, taking the Rong Tre (Bamboo Dragon) Cup at a ceremony organised yesterday in HCM City. The others are Nu Cuoi Viet Nam 1 (Viet Nam's Smile 1) and Nu Cuoi Viet Nam 2 (Viet Nam's Smile 2), done by painter Vu Thanh Hien (pen name Zin).

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Dutch woman seizes world’s beautiful moments in drawings

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Dutch woman seizes world’s beautiful moments in drawings

Janne Willems has traveled across 20 countries to collect drawings for her “Seize Your Moments” non-profit project since July 2013 after giving up her job as a writer in the Netherlands.

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Expat theatre group presents Two

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The Saigon Players, an English-language theatre group, will present English dramatist Jim Cartwright's Two at the La Habana restaurant on March 20 and 21, and at McSorley's Square on March 22 and 23.

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Quang Tri: disabled people get free medical check-ups

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

More than 200 poor people with various deformities in the central province of Quang Tri on March 10 received free health check-ups by a team of doctors from Da Nang Orthopaedics Hospital, US’s Florida State and Germany’s DEVIEMED organisation.

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Over 2,000 receive free mouth surgery in HCM City

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Over 2,000 receive free mouth surgery in HCM City

Over 2,000 children with cleft lips and palates at Children’s Hospital 1 in Ho Chi Minh City have received free surgery funded by Smile Train, a US non-governmental organisation, over the past five years.

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews Mar 5

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews Mar 5

Tuoitrenews would like to brief you on some news stories published in local media today:

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Over 2,000 receive free mouth surgery in HCM City

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

Over 2,000 children with cleft lips and palates at Children’s Hospital 1 in Ho Chi Minh City have received free surgery funded by Smile Train, a US non-governmental organisation, over the past five years.

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Korean music star welcomed in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Korean music star welcomed in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Baek Ji Young, a famous South Korean pop ballad singer, has arrived in Vietnam to participate in a Vietnamese music contest entitled “Lotte VK Pop Super Star”.

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Korean music star Baek Ji Young judge for show in Hanoi

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago 1 related news

Korean music star Baek Ji Young judge for show in Hanoi

Korean music artist Baek Ji Young will be a judge for “Lotte VK Pop Super Star” in Hanoi on February 24-28.

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VND 65billion Raised for Disadvantaged Children

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SaiGon GP English 2 month(s) ago

The Supporting Children Fund announced that they raised VND 65billion in 2013 reaching 125 percent of the target plan.

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Programme brings smiles to 20,000 children

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Programme brings smiles to 20,000 children

A programme launched by the National Fund for Vietnamese Children in 1997 has so far helped treat nearly 20,000 kids with cleft lip and palate, helping them better integrate into society.

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The ‘Say cheese!’ culture of Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 month(s) ago

The ‘Say cheese!’ culture of Vietnam

Editor’s Note: Stivi Cooke, an Australian expat, has lived in Hoi An Ancient Town in central Vietnam for five years. If you are a regular reader of the City Diary page, you might have noticed some of his contributions last year. Starting today, Cooke will join columnists Scott Duke Harris in Hanoi and Derek Milroy in Ho Chi Minh City in writing about their life experiences in Vietnam every week. Cooke will please you with his humorous style of writing...

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