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Pitch a tent and light a BBQ at Vietnam's top hillside getaways
Travel

Pitch a tent and light a BBQ at Vietnam's top hillside getaways

En Vnexpress - You’re just a few hours away from a revitalizing weekend escape from city life.

New potentially habitable 'super-Earth' orbiting star 21 light years away has just been spotted
Science

New potentially habitable 'super-Earth' orbiting star 21 light years away has just been spotted

Yahoo News Astronomers have found a new "super-Earth" circling an M-dwarf star, and it could be habitable. The dwarf star, designated as GJ 625, is around 21 light years away from our solar system

HCMC leader offers green light for Iranian businesses
Business

HCMC leader offers green light for Iranian businesses

Nhan dan - NDO – Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, Nguyen Thanh Phong has committed to ensuring the most favourable conditions for foreign investors, including Iranian businesses.

Blaxploitation movies, South Africa style? A lost era of film sees new light.
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Blaxploitation movies, South Africa style? A lost era of film sees new light.

Yahoo News On the surface, Joe Bullet seems an unlikely enemy of the apartheid state. A karate-chopping, knife-throwing 1970s action film hero, Mr. Bullet’s enemies were the chain-smoking gangsters

Why Europe should boost defense spending, South Sudan’s instability a threat beyond borders, Press freedom vital to democracy, ‘Grexit’ will not get the green light, Iraq’s enemy after Islamic State: corruption
World

Why Europe should boost defense spending, South Sudan’s instability a threat beyond borders, Press freedom vital to democracy, ‘Grexit’ will not get the green light, Iraq’s enemy after Islamic State: corruption

Yahoo News “[US] Vice President Mike Pence assured [Europeans at the recent Munich Security Conference] that Washington’s commitment to Nato is strong...,” states an editorial. “He also made a very

2017 international firework festival to light up Da Nang
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2017 international firework festival to light up Da Nang

EN VietNamNet - The 55-day Da Nang International Firework Festival 2017 (DIFF 2017) with amazing firework displays, many fantastic art and culture events and entertainment activities is expected to

Green light for Romania corruption referendum
World

Green light for Romania corruption referendum

Yahoo News Romanian lawmakers unanimously approved Monday a proposal to hold a referendum on corruption after mass protests forced the government to withdraw a decree that would have watered down

Corruption tour shines unflattering light on graft in Mexico
World

Corruption tour shines unflattering light on graft in Mexico

Yahoo News MEXICO CITY (AP) — Look to your right: There's the Pillar of Light, a towering monument shaped like a vanilla wafer cookie. A company was allegedly allowed to overcharge the equivalent of

Foreign markets give green light to Vietnamese fruit
Business

Foreign markets give green light to Vietnamese fruit

Nhan dan - NDO - Japan will open its market for Vietnamese red-flesh dragon fruit in 2017 while the United States will import milk fruit from Vietnam, Director of the Department for Plant Protection

Pot smokers to defy Trump, light up at his inauguration
Politics

Pot smokers to defy Trump, light up at his inauguration

Yahoo News Marijuana legalization advocates plan to pass out joints -- 4,200 of them -- at Donald Trump's inauguration, defying the president-elect and the seamless Republican rule he's bringing to

China's Midea receives U.S. green light for Kuka takeover
Tech

China's Midea receives U.S. green light for Kuka takeover

Yahoo News - China's Midea said it will complete its takeover of German robotics maker Kuka in the first half of January after the United States authorities gave the deal a green light. Midea, which

Asian stocks lower in light trading after Christmas
World

Asian stocks lower in light trading after Christmas

BEIJING (AP) — Stock markets in Japan and China declined Monday in light trading after Christmas with most other Asian markets closed.

Fall of Aleppo shines harsh light on UN
Politics

Fall of Aleppo shines harsh light on UN

The warning from the UN envoy could not have been starker: Pounded by a near-daily barrage of air strikes, Aleppo would be totally destroyed by Christmas unless the United Nations stopped the

Scientists get antimatter excited, see first light
Science

Scientists get antimatter excited, see first light

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have used a laser to tickle atoms of antimatter and make them shine, a key step toward answering one of the great riddles of the universe.

Samsung refreshes its thin and light Notebook 9 with Intel’s latest processors
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Samsung refreshes its thin and light Notebook 9 with Intel’s latest processors

Samsung is refreshing its 13- and 15-inch Notebook 9 laptops with Intel’s 7th generation Kaby Lake processors this week, just ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show in January. The minor refresh

Ibrahimovic, Costa light up misty day in EPL
World

Ibrahimovic, Costa light up misty day in EPL

LONDON (AP) — As fog engulfed English stadiums, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Diego Costa illuminated the Premier League on Saturday.

As Aleppo battle ends, intimate film shows Syria in new light
World

As Aleppo battle ends, intimate film shows Syria in new light

By Maha El Dahan DUBAI (Reuters) - When a group of friends took their cameras to the streets of Damascus to document Syria's 2011 uprising, they could not have foretold how events would spiral out of

Could flickering light treat Alzheimer's?
World

Could flickering light treat Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer's accounts for 60-70 percent of dementia cases.

Shooting stars to light up night sky in Vietnam next week
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Shooting stars to light up night sky in Vietnam next week

NASA forecasts that 120 meteors per hour will be racing across the sky on December 13.

Tommie Smith returns to Mexico City to light Raiders torch
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Tommie Smith returns to Mexico City to light Raiders torch

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Tommie Smith returned to Mexico City to light the torch honoring late Raiders owner Al Davis before Oakland's game against Houston.

Light at tunnel's end: Vietnam pledges tough action against illegal wildlife trade
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Light at tunnel's end: Vietnam pledges tough action against illegal wildlife trade

Is it good to be a tiger? Take a look at the status of some of the world's most iconic species that are endangered.

Vietnam’s light industry zone opens in Moscow
Business

Vietnam’s light industry zone opens in Moscow

NDO—A Vietnamese light industry zone was inaugurated in the city of Serpukhov in Russia’s Moscow Region on November 8, hosting garment and textile firms employing mostly Vietnamese workers.

Campaign spotlight sheds light on Donald Trump
Politics

Campaign spotlight sheds light on Donald Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump puts a premium on loyalty and has proven unable to let a slight go by unchallenged. He touts the facts that he likes — and casts doubts on the ones he doesn't.

Under campaign spotlight, Donald Trump comes into light
Politics

Under campaign spotlight, Donald Trump comes into light

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump puts a premium on loyalty and has proven unable to let a slight go by unchallenged. He touts the facts that he likes — and casts doubts on the ones he doesn't.

Investigation Sheds Light on Final Moments of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370
Science

Investigation Sheds Light on Final Moments of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

When Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 mysteriously disappeared shortly after takeoff in March 2014, there was probably no one at the aircraft's controls when it crashed, a new analysis suggests.