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At least 20 dead, 17 hurt in Ecuador bus crash

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 14,2017

Yahoo News At least 20 people died and 17 were injured when a school vehicle collided with a bus in southwestern Ecuador, President Rafael Correa said Saturday. "There are 20 people killed... and 17 injured," he said in his weekly address. The

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Boko Haram attacks hinder aid delivery in southeastern Niger - agencies

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 01,2016

By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A spate of attacks by Boko Haram in southeastern Niger in recent months is hindering the delivery of aid to more than 200,000 people forced from their homes, aid agencies said on Thursday.

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Sai Sung – A special dish of Quang Ninh

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Sai Sung – A special dish of Quang Ninh

The special seafood dish is called Sai Sung or Sa Sung (sea peanut-worms), just another reason why one should not turn down a trip to Quang Ninh.

The land of Sai Sung is the sea area near the coastline of Van Hai Island Province, especially Minh Chau or Quan Lan districts. The Sai Sung worms live on the seashore where the tide rolls in and out every day.

When the tide is out, people have to search for the worms quickly, digging in the sand with their bare hands.

A good digger must be familiar with the job; his experience enables him to perform quick, skilful movements as if he is dancing on the shore.

The worms found are then fried with fresh garlic to create a tasty and buttery dish. This fried food is also called Moi Xao, a distinctive and popular food of Ha Long.

Another way to serve Sa Sung is to dry them before roasting. When the dish is done, it has a tempting yellow colour and flavour of sea salt. When eating, Sa Sung worms can be dipped in chili sauce.

Not everyone has had the chance to taste this special dish, but anyone who did will agree that the combination of fried Sa Sung, fresh lettuce and beer is something beyond delicious.

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Forbes Asia lists Vinamilk among Asia’s largest public companies

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The key lesson for picking a new FBI chief

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Thai Binh: Nearly 200 enterprises join Northern Delta international agricultural fair

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Green Party taking bid for election recount to federal court

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