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 Hanoi, HCMC among cheapest cities in Southeast Asia

Hanoi was ranked in seventh place and Ho Chi Minh City in ninth place in the Cost of Living Index 2018 conducted by Numero, a global database providing indexes on living standards in major cities around the world.

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Vietnam win thrilling penalty shootout against Qatar to reach AFC final

Vietnam U23s came from a goal down to hold Qatar U23s 2-2 in 120 minutes of play before beating Felix Sanchez’s side 4-3 in the nail-biting penalty shootout to book a historic place in the final match of the

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Video shows old woman demanding money for scenic snaps

Two foreign tourists were charged by a local woman to take a photo at a lake in the northern city of Haiphong.

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Vietjet Air is holding a promotion on three “golden days”, January 24, 25, and 26, when it will offer 500,000 tickets priced from VND0 (excluding taxes and fees) on its website www.vietjetair.com.

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 Vietnamese Embassy in Chile explains shark fins origin

The shark fins found on the roof of a Trade Office building inside the Embassy of Vietnam in Chile were bought at a local market, according to the embassy.

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Vietnam, Russia strengthen defence partnership

Vietnamese Minister of National Defence General Ngo Xuan Lich and Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu held talks in Hanoi on January 23 during the Russian minister’s official visit to Vietnam.

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HCM City has 200 unsafe bridges

HCM City has about 200 bridges in need of repair or replacement, 30 of which will be repaired by 2020, said Bui Xuan Cuong, director of the city’s Department of Transport.

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A strong quake rattled Indonesia Tuesday, sparking panic in the capital Jakarta and ripping roads apart in the countryside.

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A rare heavy blanket of snow in Tokyo on Tuesday left thousands of travellers stranded and scores injured, as frozen conditions snarled public transport in the Japanese capital.

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The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its growth projection for the deficit-hit Saudi economy on the back of higher oil prices but retained its estimates for the region.

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A motorcycle bomb killed three civilians and wounded two dozen others on Monday at a bustling morning market in Thailand's insurgency-hit south, the first such attack by suspected militants on a 'soft target' in the Muslim-majority region for months.

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Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Kabul and killed at least 18 people, most of them foreigners, sparking a 12-hour battle with Afghan forces backed by Norwegian troops that left terrified guests scrambling to escape.

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U.S. researchers have found that climate change resulting from more carbon dioxide emissions increases flower blooms in a tropical forest in Panama, according to a new study.

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