Vietnamese’s bad habits: Those annoyin’ Hanoians!

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: Those annoyin’ Hanoians!

Editor’s Note: Scott Duke Harris, our Hanoi-based columnist, responds to an April 9 article by an anonymous Australian who complained that Vietnamese are stuck in so-called “Tunnel Vision,” which only allows them to see what is directly in front of them, not anything behind or next to them.

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Water hyacinth makes things difficult for Mekong Delta

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Water hyacinth makes things difficult for Mekong Delta

VietNamNet Bridge – Motor boats and junks get stuck midstream these days in the Vam Co Dong River, due to the dense patches of fast-growing water hyacinth in the polluted waters.

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Doctors remove battery stuck in boy’s nose for 5 yrs

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Doctors remove battery stuck in boy’s nose for 5 yrs

Doctors at a hospital in central Vietnam has removed a small flat-shaped battery from the nose of a 10-year-old boy after it had been stuck in his nasal cavity for five years.

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: The ‘Tunnel Vision’ epidemic

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Vietnamese’s bad habits: The ‘Tunnel Vision’ epidemic

Editor's Note: An Australian expat, who has been living and working in Vietnam for more than ten years and wants to be anonymous, filed this story complaining that Vietnamese are stuck in so-called “Tunnel Vision,” which only allows them to see what is directly in front of them, not anything behind or next to them. The opinions expressed here are the author’s.

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Too early to say Vietnam caught in middle-income trap, says economist

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Too early to say Vietnam caught in middle-income trap, says economist

Footwear sellers and repairers sit waiting for customers on the sidewalk of a street in Hanoi

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Vietnam stuck in middle-income trap, Japanese expert warns

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Vietnam stuck in middle-income trap, Japanese expert warns

A Japanese expert on Vietnam has warned that the country is getting mired in a middle-income trap, which refers to a slowing down of growth from a rapid to sluggish pace after reaching middle-income status.

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Rising backlogs at VN-China border hit watermelon prices

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Rising backlogs at VN-China border hit watermelon prices

HANOI - Vietnam’s watermelon prices have fallen significantly as traders now cannot ship this product to China, with more than 2,000 trucks loaded with the fruit having gotten stuck at the northern border gate for over a week.

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Export trucks get robbed at border

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Export trucks get robbed at border

Many drivers have complained having been robbed while waiting to deliver produce loads to China at Tan Thanh Border Gate in Lang Son Province.

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Thousands of trucks stuck in Lang Son

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Thousands of trucks stuck in Lang Son

VietNamNet Bridge - Thousands of trucks loaded with fruit have been stuck at the Tan Thanh border gate in Lang Son Province for several days.

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Low customs capacity at border gate causes losses to farmers

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Low customs capacity at border gate causes losses to farmers

Nearly one thousand of trucks carrying farm produce have been stuck at the border in Lang Son Province waiting to deliver exports to China daily due to the low capacity of customs clearance.

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80kg turtle released into sea in Vietnam

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80kg turtle released into sea in Vietnam

A sea turtle, 1.2 meters in length and 0.7 meter in width, has been released back into the sea after it was found Monday being stuck in the net of a fisherman in central Vietnam.

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A plane disappears, Malaysia's flaws emerge

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A plane disappears, Malaysia's flaws emerge

Confusion doesn't normally make for a great economic indicator. But the chaos that's marred the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is revealing quite a bit about Malaysia's potential -- or lack thereof.

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Five highlights of V-League Eximbank Round 6

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Five highlights of V-League Eximbank Round 6

VietNamNet Bridge – The sixth round of the V-League Eximbank 2014 witnessed Thanh Hoa cement their domination atop the standings and Quang Nam Coal excel against stronger opponents Hoang Anh Gia Lai. Let’s take a look back at the five main highlights in this round of play.

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Cement firms remain stuck

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Cement firms remain stuck

Another tough year is forecasted for cement firms amid an oversupplied and sluggish property market.

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Chrysler recalls 8,000 vans with acceleration problem

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Chrysler recalls 8,000 vans with acceleration problem

US automaker Chrysler is recalling about 8,000 large vans due to a problem with the acceleration pedal that can limit driver control and increase the chance of an accident.

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