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No pool, no problem: Mekong grandma spends 15 years teaching kids to swim for free
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No pool, no problem: Mekong grandma spends 15 years teaching kids to swim for free

En Vnexpress - Tran T​hi Kim Thia has nothing but a muddy pond an​d her endless love for kids.

30 years and still going strong: A banh xeo legacy in central Vietnam
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30 years and still going strong: A banh xeo legacy in central Vietnam

En Vnexpress - It’s not strange to find yourself standing in line waiting for a crispy pancake at this restaurant.

South Korea tips fastest growth in three years in 2017
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South Korea tips fastest growth in three years in 2017

The forecast for 2017 marks the strongest projected growth of the South Korean economy since GDP expanded by 3.3 percent in 2014.

N. Korea economy grows at fastest pace in 17 years: Seoul
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N. Korea economy grows at fastest pace in 17 years: Seoul

En nexpress - The economy grew 3.9 percent last year, the fastest since 1999.

Google Earth to let users post stories, photos in coming years
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Google Earth to let users post stories, photos in coming years

En nexpress - 'The story of your family history, the story of your favorite hiking trip – it could be anything. It doesn't have to be profound.'

A hundred years of Vietnamese beauty in 100 seconds
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A hundred years of Vietnamese beauty in 100 seconds

En Vnexpress - In which Vietnamese beauty decade do you belong?

How Saigon's iconic Nguyen Hue Street has transformed over 150 years
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How Saigon's iconic Nguyen Hue Street has transformed over 150 years

En Vnexpress - From a canal to a boulevard, and now a pedestrian zone in the heart of the city.

AI may beat humans at everything in 45 years, experts predict
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AI may beat humans at everything in 45 years, experts predict

Yahoo News When will AI surpass human capabilities? A new survey, conducted by the University of Oxford and Yale University, draws on the expertise of 352 leading AI researchers to make an educated

Ex-cop in Vietnam sentenced to 20 years for drug dealing
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Ex-cop in Vietnam sentenced to 20 years for drug dealing

The man was once responsible for fighting drug crimes in the central province of Nghe An.

Mass Grave from Thirty Years' War Battle Reveals Soldiers' Fatal Wounds
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Mass Grave from Thirty Years' War Battle Reveals Soldiers' Fatal Wounds

Yahoo News In November of 1632, the townspeople of Lützen, Germany, were stuck with a grim task: They had to bury some 9,000 soldiers who were left dead on a battlefield after a bloody fight during

Cape Town cuts back to survive worst drought in 100 years
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Cape Town cuts back to survive worst drought in 100 years

Yahoo News As Cape Town suffers its worst drought in a century, residents have been told to restrict showers to two minutes and flush toilets only when "absolutely necessary". The city -- South

Six dog thieves sentenced to 3-7 years in prison in southern Vietnam
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Six dog thieves sentenced to 3-7 years in prison in southern Vietnam

Stun-gunned, stuffed in plastics bags and then sent to the butchers for a gruesome end.

New potentially habitable 'super-Earth' orbiting star 21 light years away has just been spotted
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New potentially habitable 'super-Earth' orbiting star 21 light years away has just been spotted

Yahoo News Astronomers have found a new "super-Earth" circling an M-dwarf star, and it could be habitable. The dwarf star, designated as GJ 625, is around 21 light years away from our solar system

Tolling of 13 BOT road projects shortened by over 92 years
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Tolling of 13 BOT road projects shortened by over 92 years

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Transport has shortened the tolling duration of 13 build-operate-transfer (BOT) road projects by a combined 92 years and three months.

Overview: 25 years of Korean investment
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Overview: 25 years of Korean investment

Vietnamnet - Park Chulho, director general of Kotra Hanoi, discussed with VIR the highlights of South Korean investment and future trends.

Hai Phong’s Dinh Vu IZ celebrates 20 years of establishment
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Hai Phong’s Dinh Vu IZ celebrates 20 years of establishment

Nhan dan - NDO – The Dinh Vu Industrial Zone (DVIZ) in Hai Phong city is Belgium’s largest and possibly most long-term investment category in Vietnam, thus striking a positive chord with both the

Increase in industrial production in the first quarter of 2017 is lowest in five years
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Increase in industrial production in the first quarter of 2017 is lowest in five years

Vietnamnet - In the first quarter of 2017 industrial production including construction grew by 4.1 per cent, considerably lower than the rate previous years.

Founder of Sacombank to return after five years
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Founder of Sacombank to return after five years

Vietnamnet - In recent days, potential candidates have been lining up to participate in restructuring Sacombank, one of the largest joint stock commercial banks in Vietnam, drawing avid attention

Q1's CPI highest in recent 3 years
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Q1's CPI highest in recent 3 years

Vietnamnet - Q1's CPI highest in recent 3 years

CPI in first quarter of 2017 highest in three years
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CPI in first quarter of 2017 highest in three years

Nhan dan - NDO – The consumer price index (CPI) in the first quarter of 2017 rose by 4.96% year on year, higher than the respective figures of the previous three years (4.83% in 2014, 0.74% in 2015

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

Nine years after disaster, Fukushima to host 2020 Olympic baseball games
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Nine years after disaster, Fukushima to host 2020 Olympic baseball games

Yahoo News Fukushima, the prefecture that was hit by a tsunami-triggered nuclear disaster in March 2011, has been approved to host baseball and softball matches in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

Through 32 years in prison, Andrew Wilson never lost hope
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Through 32 years in prison, Andrew Wilson never lost hope

Yahoo News Wearing a broad smile and a Maroon Loyola Law School T-shirt, Andrew Leander Wilson emerged a free man for the first time in 32 years on Thursday, after serving time for a murder he says

Vietnamese global leaders 10-15 years away
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Vietnamese global leaders 10-15 years away

Vietnamnet - A recent study reveals the interesting nuances of Asian leadership on the back of in-depth conversations with 165 C-level executives across nine countries in Asia.

British security services say they thwarted 13 terror attacks in four years
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British security services say they thwarted 13 terror attacks in four years

Yahoo News Speaking in Manchester on Monday, Mark Rowley, assistant commissioner for London’s Metropolitan Police, announced a new initiative to boost public contributions to police investigations.