Carpooling makes inroads in crowded Hanoi

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VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Thuy Hang, a young woman living in Ha Noi, appreciates the ride sharing or car pooling service which, in Vietnamese, is called di chung.

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Korean academic quits good job at home to help disabled Vietnam kids

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Korean academic quits good job at home to help disabled Vietnam kids

A 52-year-old Korean woman with a doctoral degree in education has quit a well-paying job in her country to spend the rest of her life in Vietnam helping physically challenged kids.

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Vietnam’s Jan-Aug FDI inflows surge to $7.9 bln

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Vietnam’s Jan-Aug FDI inflows surge to $7.9 bln

Vietnam received an estimated US$7.9 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) between January and August, a 4.5 percent year-on-year increase, official figures showed.

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Foreigner forced to compensate for violent behaviour

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Foreigner forced to compensate for violent behaviour

An American man has been ordered to make compensations of USD3,000 for injuring a woman during a dispute with a taxi driver in Danang.

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Oldest woman lives in Viet Nam

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The Asia Book of Records has recognised 121-year-old Nguyen Thi Tru as the continent's oldest living woman, and Cao Vien, 106, and his wife Vu Thi Hai, 100, as the oldest couple.

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Vietnam sentences two Filippino drug smugglers to death

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Vietnam sentences two Filippino drug smugglers to death

HANOI, August 29 - A Philippine man and woman have been sentenced to death in Vietnam for smuggling nearly five kilograms (11 pounds) of cocaine into the country, reports said Friday.

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Three Vietnamese Elderly granted Asian recognition

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Three Vietnamese Elderly granted Asian recognition

VietNamNet Bridge – The Asian Records Organisation officially recognised three Vietnamese centenarians as the oldest woman and oldest couple in Asia on August 27.

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Three Vietnamese Elderly granted Asian recognition

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Three Vietnamese Elderly granted Asian recognition

The Asian Records Organisation officially recognised three Vietnamese centenarians as the oldest woman and oldest couple in Asia on August 27.

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American expat fined for breaking Da Nang woman's nose

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American expat fined for breaking Da Nang woman's nose

Dennis Marshall Gray, who says he has “always had a temper," found out how much it could cost him.

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American expat fined over $1k, compensates $3k for assaulting VN woman

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American expat fined over $1k, compensates $3k for assaulting VN woman

An American national living in the central city of Da Nang has been fined VND25 million (US$1,180) for assaulting a Vietnamese woman, causing her to be hospitalized, a senior police officer said.

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Tricks of African-born drug traffickers in Vietnam

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Tricks of African-born drug traffickers in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City police have busted a large ring comprising African-born expatriates who had deceived a series of naïve Vietnamese students and poor local women into transporting drugs across nations.

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Vietnam may set new world record in oldest living man, woman

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Vietnam may set new world record in oldest living man, woman

VietNamNet Bridge – Two centenarians in Vietnam may set the world new record as the oldest living men if their records can be verified by the Vietnam Records Organisation (Vietkings).

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Vietnam seeks recognition for world’s oldest living man and woman

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Vietnam seeks recognition for world’s oldest living man and woman

Vietnamese doctors are verifying the age of a 121-year-old woman and a 116-year-old man so that they may be recognized as the world’s oldest living man and woman.

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Jealous Vietnamese woman gets 30 months for punishing female staff with centipede tattoos

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Jealous Vietnamese woman gets 30 months for punishing female staff with centipede tattoos

A Vietnam court on Tuesday sentenced a 36-year-old woman to 30 months in prison for forcing her female employee to have centipedes tattooed on her face and bosom as a warning for the latter’s alleged affair with the former’s husband in 2011.

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Vietnam man nicked for plundering money with stolen Facebook accounts

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Vietnam man nicked for plundering money with stolen Facebook accounts

Hanoi police arrested Monday a young man who targeted Vietnamese living overseas to steal their Facebook accounts for fraudulent purposes.

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