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Capital city nightlife set to get an extension
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Capital city nightlife set to get an extension

VietNamNet Bridge – Municipal authorities have got a clear message from the public, including foreign visitors – they like the extended nightlife option.

Perfect jump: Young Hanoians get high on parachutes
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Perfect jump: Young Hanoians get high on parachutes

En Vnexpress - The students spent four months preparing for their 2,600 feet jump from helicopters.

9 new reasons to pack up and get out of Saigon right now
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9 new reasons to pack up and get out of Saigon right now

En Vnexpress - The city has launched seven speedboat tours and is set to hold a marathon and a river parade in the coming weeks.

Students who join health insurance to get life-long code
Health

Students who join health insurance to get life-long code

Each student who joins the medical insurance programme would be provided with a social insurance code which could be used for all their lives, according to a new regulation.

Life about to get tougher for Saigon's death creepers
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Life about to get tougher for Saigon's death creepers

En Vnexpress - While some call it a graveyard, others call it home and rely on this land of the dead to make a living.

Saigon's overloaded airport to get $88 million stop-gap upgrade
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Saigon's overloaded airport to get $88 million stop-gap upgrade

En nexpress - Tan Son Nhat's aircraft parking area and its international terminal will be expanded this year.

Vietnamese gang charged for bribing police to get free passes for overloaded trucks
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Vietnamese gang charged for bribing police to get free passes for overloaded trucks

The gang said they paid off 80 police officers, but none of them admitted to receiving any money.

Nasa solar announcement: Just how close can we get to the Sun?
Science

Nasa solar announcement: Just how close can we get to the Sun?

Yahoo News Nasa will announce a new and ambitious mission to the Sun, which will see one of the space agency's solar probes fly closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft ever has before. Nasa's

Trump and Merkel 'get along very well': White House
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Trump and Merkel 'get along very well': White House

'He has a lot of respect for her,' said White House spokesman after Merkel seemed to question the durability of the U.S.-E.U. alliance under Trump.

Will North Korea bring the US and ASEAN together?, Chibok girls freed but concerns remain, What did Erdoğan get out of talks with Putin?, Venezuelan opposition should seek common ground with Chávist loyalists, A bipartisan case for Comey's dismissal
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Will North Korea bring the US and ASEAN together?, Chibok girls freed but concerns remain, What did Erdoğan get out of talks with Putin?, Venezuelan opposition should seek common ground with Chávist loyalists, A bipartisan case for Comey's dismissal

Yahoo News "Diplomatic relations between the US and countries in this region have often been hampered by different standards and interpretations of political integrity...," states an editorial. "At

Ho Chi Minh City schoolchildren to get free milk from this year
Health

Ho Chi Minh City schoolchildren to get free milk from this year

Baomoi - Ho Chi Minh City schoolchildren up to second grade will from this year be given a free carton of milk every day as part of a scheme to improve children’s health.

Workers to get better services: PM
Health

Workers to get better services: PM

Baomoi - The Government has created the best conditions to help labourers enjoy favourable housing, health care, insurance, legal assistance and living standards in industrial zones (IZs) and export

Banking to get an E&S rule mandate
Business

Banking to get an E&S rule mandate

Vietnamnet - The central bank is gradually introducing a raft of regulations to enforce laws that require local lenders to incorporate environmental and social risk management into their lending

With health-care vote, Republicans seek to prove they can get things done
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With health-care vote, Republicans seek to prove they can get things done

Yahoo News On Tuesday morning, President Trump came to the basement conference room of House Republicans to do what he was supposedly born to do: Seal the deal. In this case, that meant lining up

For the French, a presidential election that couldn't get much stranger
World

For the French, a presidential election that couldn't get much stranger

Yahoo News Public exasperation with the French presidential election is on full display here this year. “J’en ai marre,” or “I’m fed up,” is an oft-repeated response at the Forum des Halles shopping

Affordable fashion brands get it on in Vietnam
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Affordable fashion brands get it on in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - More and more affordable international fashion brands enter Vietnam, heating up competition and bringing more choices for Vietnamese customers.

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
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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

Tourism startups to get leg up
Travel

Tourism startups to get leg up

EN VietNamNet - The Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) Initiative has announced two new accelerators designed to make it easier for innovative tourism businesses to be established in

Businesspeople whose Facebook pages get thousands of likes
Business

Businesspeople whose Facebook pages get thousands of likes

Vietnamnet - Khai Silk, Le Hoai Anh and Trinh Van Quyet are businesspeople whose Facebook pages have up to hundreds of thousands of followers. However, they mostly share views on topics related to

Supporting industry to get sustained Gov’t help
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Supporting industry to get sustained Gov’t help

Vietnamnet - The Government plans to provide wide-ranging assistance to the domestic supporting industry so that they can increase supplies of parts and components to both local and foreign firms

Defense minister says Serbia will get Russian fighter jets
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Defense minister says Serbia will get Russian fighter jets

Yahoo News BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia's defense minister said Sunday the country is getting a shipment of Russian fighter jets, supplies that could worsen tensions with neighboring states.

Suspect in Louvre attack says he did not get orders from Islamic state
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Suspect in Louvre attack says he did not get orders from Islamic state

Yahoo News A man who attacked soldiers with machetes at the Louvre museum in Paris has told police he identifies with the beliefs of Islamic State but said he did not carry out the attack on orders

175 new projects get licences in January
Business

175 new projects get licences in January

Vietnamnet - As of January 20, 175 new projects were licenced with a total investment of 1.244 billion USD, a rise of 23 percent over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of

Iraqi 'speechless' after 7-year-wait to get into US
World

Iraqi 'speechless' after 7-year-wait to get into US

Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — Munther Alaskry first bonded with American Marines over a shared love of Metallica. He later cleared roads of bombs for U.S. troops and translated for them, helping the