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Giant dogs to take over Saigon flower street in celebration of Lunar New Year
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Giant dogs to take over Saigon flower street in celebration of Lunar New Year

En Vnexpress - Nguyen Hue walking street will be transformed into a flowery canine paradise to welcome the Year of the Dog.

In flood-prone Jakarta, will 'Giant Sea Wall' plan sink or swim?
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In flood-prone Jakarta, will 'Giant Sea Wall' plan sink or swim?

En Vnexpress - Over-extraction of groundwater for drinking and commercial use is largely responsible for the land subsidence.

Giant birds' nests offer the perfect place to roost by the sea in central Vietnam
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Giant birds' nests offer the perfect place to roost by the sea in central Vietnam

En Vnexpress - There's no chance of becoming an 'Angry Bird' in the ‘Little Maldives of Vietnam’.

Vietnam plans more share sale from dairy giant Vinamilk: official
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Vietnam plans more share sale from dairy giant Vinamilk: official

The sale of a 3.33 percent stake is expected in October and foreign investors would be able to bid.

3 reasons why telco giant Viettel's global expansion is booming
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3 reasons why telco giant Viettel's global expansion is booming

Strong international markets, favorable exchange rates and new services have led to record revenues.

Thousands of goldfish bring giant art installation in Tokyo 'to life'
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Thousands of goldfish bring giant art installation in Tokyo 'to life'

En Vnexpress - An exhibition in Tokyo uses 8,000 fish and other sea creatures to create an underwater illusion.

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com plans expansion into Southeast Asia
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Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com plans expansion into Southeast Asia

En nexpress - It plans to use Thailand as a hub for servicing other regional countries such as Vietnam and Malaysia.

Two giant, rare 'corpse' flowers bloom in Chicago
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Two giant, rare 'corpse' flowers bloom in Chicago

It takes up to 10 years for one plant to flower.

Giant iceberg poised to snap off from Antarctica: scientists
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Giant iceberg poised to snap off from Antarctica: scientists

'It is widely accepted that warming ocean and atmospheric temperatures have been a factor in earlier disintegrations of ice shelves elsewhere on the Antarctic Peninsula.'

ViaSat-2 launch: How today's small step for spaceflight is a giant leap for airplane Wi-Fi
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ViaSat-2 launch: How today's small step for spaceflight is a giant leap for airplane Wi-Fi

Yahoo News Highspeed internet on transatlantic flights will take a step closer to reality today (1 June), as the ViaSat-2 communications satellite is launched into space. Built by Boeing Satellite

Giant mushroom-shaped houses in Y Ty
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Giant mushroom-shaped houses in Y Ty

EN VietNamNet - Y Ti is one of the most remote communes in northern Vietnam. One of its greatest attractions is unique mushroom-shaped houses that contribute to an ancient atmosphere.

Industry & Trade Ministry explains giant losses at Ninh Binh Fertiliser Plant
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Industry & Trade Ministry explains giant losses at Ninh Binh Fertiliser Plant

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Industry and Trade has pointed out the causes for the USD90m losses at a fertiliser plant in Ninh Binh Province that forced it to halt operation four years after being

Worley leads 1st giant slalom run at worlds; Shiffrin 3rd
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Worley leads 1st giant slalom run at worlds; Shiffrin 3rd

Yahoo News ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Pre-race favorite Tessa Worley led the opening giant slalom run at world ski championships on Thursday, with Mikaela Shiffrin in third.

Eyewear giant to emerge from tie-up of Luxottica, Essilor
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Eyewear giant to emerge from tie-up of Luxottica, Essilor

Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — A new European eyewear giant worth more than 50 billion euros ($52.5 billion) is set to emerge as Italy's Luxottica — owner of Ray-Ban and Oakley glasses — merges with French

It's gonna be huge: China factory hatches giant Trump chickens
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It's gonna be huge: China factory hatches giant Trump chickens

Yahoo News A Chinese factory is hatching giant inflatable chickens resembling Donald Trump to usher in the Year of the Rooster. Cartoon figures of animals from the Chinese zodiac are ubiquitous

China tech giant LeEco in talks on $1.4 billion support, starts e-car plant
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China tech giant LeEco in talks on $1.4 billion support, starts e-car plant

Yahoo News - Cash-strapped Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco is in talks on securing a 10 billion yuan ($1.4 billion) deal with an unnamed strategic investor, its listed unit said. Leshi Internet

This giant manned robot might patrol the North Korean border
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This giant manned robot might patrol the North Korean border

Yahoo News - Robots can be terrifying all on their own, but stick a human being inside and give them control of the mechanical muscles that provide superhuman strength and you've got a recipe for a

Greenpeace, WWF cut ties with Indonesia pulp and paper giant
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Greenpeace, WWF cut ties with Indonesia pulp and paper giant

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Greenpeace and WWF have suspended their relationship with one of Indonesia's leading pulp and paper companies, saying it didn't live up to promises to improve its

Vietnam telecom giant to scrap roaming fees with Laos, Cambodia from 2017
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Vietnam telecom giant to scrap roaming fees with Laos, Cambodia from 2017

The company expects to lose $1 million a month but hopes to boost connections in Indochina.

Science Gets Raw: Film Festival Celebrates Science Communication, Exploration, Giant Robots
Science

Science Gets Raw: Film Festival Celebrates Science Communication, Exploration, Giant Robots

The premiere of a new film about the first colonists to travel to Mars is about to start, and when you must look up 3 feet (about 1 meter) to sheepishly nod to a giant robot, you do what you're told.

Worley wins 2nd straight giant slalom as Shiffrin loses lead
World

Worley wins 2nd straight giant slalom as Shiffrin loses lead

SESTRIERE, Italy (AP) — Tessa Worley won her second straight World Cup giant slalom Saturday after first-run leader Mikaela Shiffrin struggled in her second trip down the 2006 Turin Olympics course.

Frenchman Pinturault fastest in 1st leg of WCup giant slalom
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Frenchman Pinturault fastest in 1st leg of WCup giant slalom

VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) — Frenchman Alexis Pinturault dominated the icy Face de Bellevarde course Saturday to post the fastest time in the first leg of World Cup giant slalom.

Looking behind the deal: Russia sells part of its oil giant
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Looking behind the deal: Russia sells part of its oil giant

MOSCOW (AP) — A surprise decision by Russia to sell a fifth of its state-controlled oil company to, among others, a Swiss company has raised questions about the impact of Western sanctions and who is

Beer giant's shares soar 20 pct to touch market debut ceiling
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Beer giant's shares soar 20 pct to touch market debut ceiling

Foreign investors are eager to get a taste of Vietnam's biggest brewer Sabeco.