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Vietnam bags four gold medals at Asia Pacific math competition
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Vietnam bags four gold medals at Asia Pacific math competition

Of the seven Vietnamese students attending the competition, four won the gold medals and one of them made it to the top 10.

Vietnamese student who got US visa at 11th hour bags third prize at Intel science fair
Travel

Vietnamese student who got US visa at 11th hour bags third prize at Intel science fair

Bao Moi - A Vietnamese student who got a last-minute visa to travel to the U.S. for an international science fair after having his application rejected twice, has won the event's third prize.

Finance Ministry proposes tax hikes on petrol, plastic bags
Business

Finance Ministry proposes tax hikes on petrol, plastic bags

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Finance has proposed, in a draft law, to almost triple the environmental protection tax on oil and gas consumption from the current VND3,000 (US$0.13) to VND8,000 per

Grab your bags and run: How Saigon airport congestion triggers holiday stress
Travel

Grab your bags and run: How Saigon airport congestion triggers holiday stress

En Vnexpress - A sea of vehicles surrounding Tan Son Nhat means security check these days often begins with your panic run on the street.

Big-Ass Bags for Your Next Epic Trip
Tech

Big-Ass Bags for Your Next Epic Trip

If your travels take you off the beaten path and beyond run-of-the-mill sightseeing, you'll need luggage that can handle the abuse — and swallow all your gear.

Venetians pack their bags as tourism takes its toll
Travel

Venetians pack their bags as tourism takes its toll

Dozens of Venetians waved maroon and yellow flags and carried empty suitcases on Saturday during a symbolic demonstration to highlight an exodus of residents from the lagoon city, where tourist

Police fire pepper spray, bean bags as they oust protesters
World

Police fire pepper spray, bean bags as they oust protesters

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear fired bean bags and pepper spray on Thursday as they tried to clear protesters from a camp on private land in the path of the

US confirms 11th death due to Takata air bags
World

US confirms 11th death due to Takata air bags

DETROIT (AP) — A 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California is the 11th U.S. victim of Takata Corp.'s defective air bag inflators.

Vietnamese mango farmers plagued by false rumor of unsafe wrapping bags
Business

Vietnamese mango farmers plagued by false rumor of unsafe wrapping bags

Wrapping fruits in bags before harvest is a common technique used to increase quality and polish appearance

Delta hopes $50M RFID investment is the answer to lost bags
Tech

Delta hopes $50M RFID investment is the answer to lost bags

Update: Previously we mis-categorized Delta as the worst US carrier for baggage mishandling, it's actually amongst the best. Delta ...

Can Reusable Grocery Bags Make You Sick? The Answer May Surprise You
Health

Can Reusable Grocery Bags Make You Sick? The Answer May Surprise You

Carrying your groceries in reusable bags is excellent for the environment, but the bags could be a potential breeding ground for bacteria such as E. coli and salmonella if you’re not careful. To help

7 Must-Have Items For Professional Dress Code
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7 Must-Have Items For Professional Dress Code

A professional outlook based on a "summary" wardrobe. If you are a girl, take out pencil and put ticks on what you have got. If you are a boy, share this with your girl to help her save budget on