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State employees and workers will return to work on February after a week-long lunar new year (Tet) holiday.

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Quang Ninh province to go vibrant with Yen Tu spring festival

The Yen Tu Spring Festival will open on February 25 (the 10th day of the Lunar New Year), in Uong Bi city, the northern province of Quang Ninh, kicking off the National Tourism Year hosted by the locality.

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Dying young in Pakistan, where babies face the highest risk

In the neonatal intensive care department of an Islamabad hospital, scrawny infants struggle for survival -- victims of a vacuum in resources and education in the country with the highest newborn mortality rate in the world.

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Largest Thai solar firm plans to invest US$1.76 billion in Vietnam’s wind power project

Thailand’s biggest solar energy company, Superblock Pcl, plans to invest 56 billion baht (USD1.76 billion) to install 700 megawatts (MW) of wind farms in Vietnam.

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 HCM City aims for all students to learn English from first grade

Ho Chi Minh City plans to have all students learn English since the first grade starting in the 2018-2019 academic year, according to Nguyen Quang Vinh, head of the primary education division at the city’s Department of Education and Training.

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A wealthy Japanese man was Tuesday granted "sole parent" rights to 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers, in a court ruling that paves the way for him to take them to Japan.

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 Male teachers stay the course on a difficult road

Since its establishment in 1982, no female teacher has worked at a primary school in the central province of Nghe An because the working conditions are very difficult. The dedication of male teachers saves the day, Minh Đức reports.

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In the neonatal intensive care department of an Islamabad hospital, scrawny infants struggle for survival -- victims of a vacuum in resources and education in the country with the highest newborn mortality rate in the world.

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A wealthy Japanese man was Tuesday granted "sole parent" rights to 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers, in a court ruling that paves the way for him to take them to Japan.

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Fugitive former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra met lawmakers from his Puea Thai Party in Hong Kong where he called for party unity ahead of an approaching general election, party members said on Monday.

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An Iranian airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials feared all 65 people on board were killed.

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Israeli jets struck the Gaza Strip on Saturday after four soldiers were wounded when an improvised explosive device blew up along the border with the Palestinian enclave.

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South Korea’s Yun Sung-bin made history on Friday as he became Asia’s first Olympic skeleton champion after dominating the daredevil event at the Pyeongchang Games.

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