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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' premieres with tribute to late Carrie Fisher
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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' premieres with tribute to late Carrie Fisher

En Vnexpress - The actress, who played Princess Leia, died at age 60 last December after completing her work on 'The Last Jedi.'

The last bronze incense burner craft village in Saigon
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The last bronze incense burner craft village in Saigon

In HCMC, the nation’s fastest growing city, there still exists a century-old bronze incense burner casting village called An Hoi where only five households are holding on to the traditional craft.

Cut off: The last telephone booths in Hanoi
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Cut off: The last telephone booths in Hanoi

En Vnexpress - Just five booths are left standing in the city, and all of them are disconnected.

Birds of a feather flock together to Vietnam's last island outpost
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Birds of a feather flock together to Vietnam's last island outpost

En Vnexpress - The tiny uninhabited island off Binh Thuan Province attracts thousands of birds every summer.

Free at last? How retirement looks around the world
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Free at last? How retirement looks around the world

En Vnexpress - Some old folks get stuck in nursing homes, others decide that they only live once, but many cannot afford to take a break just yet.

Meet the new last word in English: zyzzyva
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Meet the new last word in English: zyzzyva

En Vnexpress - If you need to look up any of those words, the unofficial custodian of the English language now has the answers.

EU to raise South China Sea issues again after last year's tense discussion
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EU to raise South China Sea issues again after last year's tense discussion

The European bloc is cautious about China's militarization of islands.

Last show for Ringling: Why it’s not really the end of the circus
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Last show for Ringling: Why it’s not really the end of the circus

Yahoo News On May 21 the circus long promoted as “The Greatest Show on Earth” is closing down with a final performance in Uniondale, N.Y. – attended by no small dose of bittersweet nostalgia from

Vietnamese student, rejected twice, gets last-minute US visa to attend Intel science fair
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Vietnamese student, rejected twice, gets last-minute US visa to attend Intel science fair

Bao Moi - A Vietnamese eleventh-grader has got a last-minute visa to travel to the U.S. for a science fair after having his application rejected twice.

Southern goodness, till the last bite, the last drop
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Southern goodness, till the last bite, the last drop

EN VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge – We were in the mood for good southern food last week when we stumbled on to Mon Ngon Sai Thanh (Saigon Cuisine), a newly-opened restaurant in Ha Noi.

Rice farmers’ income drops by seven times in last 10 years
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Rice farmers’ income drops by seven times in last 10 years

Vietnamnet - Vietnam, the second largest rice exporter in the world, is facing big challenges. The income of farmers has dropped by seven times in the last 10 years, while exports face barriers set

Russia set to unveil the world's newest print encyclopedia – and its last?
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Russia set to unveil the world's newest print encyclopedia – and its last?

Yahoo News Initiated by a decree of Vladimir Putin in 2003, the massive 36-volume Great Russian Encyclopedia (GRE) was intended – as encyclopedias tend to be – as a compendium of all fundamental

65% of VN enterprises profitable last year
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65% of VN enterprises profitable last year

Vietnamnet - Provincial Competitiveness Index gleans host of information from local and foreign enterprises.

PSG-Barcelona highlights last 16 of Champions League
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PSG-Barcelona highlights last 16 of Champions League

Yahoo News MADRID (AP) — The knockout stage of the Champions League begins this week with Barcelona looking to extend its successful record against Paris Saint-Germain, and defending champion Real

Japan says economy grew 1.0 percent in 2016, slowed in last quarter despite uptick in exports
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Japan says economy grew 1.0 percent in 2016, slowed in last quarter despite uptick in exports

Yahoo News TOKYO (AP) — Japan says economy grew 1.0 percent in 2016, slowed in last quarter despite uptick in exports.

IS 'besieged' in last bastion in Syria's Aleppo province
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IS 'besieged' in last bastion in Syria's Aleppo province

Yahoo News The Islamic State group is "completely besieged" in its last major stronghold in Syria's Aleppo province, a monitor said, as pro-regime forces pressure the jihadists on several fronts. IS

Somalia presidential hopefuls make last vote pitch in first-ever TV debate
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Somalia presidential hopefuls make last vote pitch in first-ever TV debate

Yahoo News By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Presidential candidates in Somalia rounded off campaigning with an unprecedented televised debate on Monday, dominated by issues of corruption,

Serbia in Davis Cup last eight, champions stay alive
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Serbia in Davis Cup last eight, champions stay alive

Yahoo News Paris (AFP) - Serbia reached the Davis Cup quarter-finals on Saturday to set up a possible mouthwatering clash between Grand Slam heavyweights Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal while

Colombia's FARC rebels march one last time, to demobilization camps
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Colombia's FARC rebels march one last time, to demobilization camps

Yahoo News Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels are on the move one final time, traveling by boat, road and on foot across jungle and mountains to demobilization camps, as part of a deal to end more than

FA Cup to have 2 non-league teams in last 16 for 1st time
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FA Cup to have 2 non-league teams in last 16 for 1st time

Yahoo News MANCHESTER, England (AP) — There will be two non-league teams in the last 16 of the FA Cup for the first time in the competition's 146-year history after Sutton United's stunning 1-0 win

FIFA: Chinese soccer clubs spent $450m+ on players last year
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FIFA: Chinese soccer clubs spent $450m+ on players last year

Yahoo News ZURICH (AP) — FIFA says spending by Chinese soccer clubs on players soared beyond $450 million last year.

British missile test malfunctioned last year off U.S. coast: Sunday Times
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British missile test malfunctioned last year off U.S. coast: Sunday Times

Yahoo News A test firing of an unarmed British nuclear Trident missile from a submarine off the coast of Florida malfunctioned last June, the Sunday Times newspaper reported. The paper said it was

Glasgow rout Tigers to reach European Cup quarter-finals, Toulon sneak into last eight
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Glasgow rout Tigers to reach European Cup quarter-finals, Toulon sneak into last eight

Yahoo News Glasgow humiliated Leicester 43-0 to reach the European Champions Cup quarter-finals for the first time on Saturday as three-time winners Toulon sneaked into the last eight. The Scottish

Dimitrov takes midnight express to last 16 at Australian Open
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Dimitrov takes midnight express to last 16 at Australian Open

Yahoo News Grigor Dimitrov played to 2:00am on Sunday as he beat Richard Gasquet to reach the Australian Open's last 16, recalling the tournament's infamous late -- or early -- finishes. Play got

Barack Obama leaves Oval Office for last time
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Barack Obama leaves Oval Office for last time

Yahoo News Obama walked into the Oval Office holding a letter, which he left on the Resolute desk, a 19th century gift from Queen Elizabeth that is made from the timber of a British arctic vessel. It