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Grain pain: Japan's ageing rice farmers face uncertain future

Grain pain: Japan's ageing rice farmers face uncertain future

A crop once deemed so important it served as a form of currency, Japanese rice has fallen out of favour with younger, westernised consumers, in a shift that has left ageing farmers struggling for survival.

International hospital left unused for decades

A USD50 million international hospital project in Hanoi has stood incomplete for over two decades.

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Muong Lo – Land of records

Muong Lo district in Yen Bai province boasts the rich culture of the black Thai. Renowned for beautiful landscapes, the district holds some records that are out of the ordinary.

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Tradition, and mobs, keep women out of Indian temple

At the Indian temple that is the focus of a battle over gender equality, Hindu hardliners are in festive mood, successful -- so far -- in their bid to keep women out.

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 Vietnam on cusp of High Human Development group

Vietnam’s Human Development Index ranks in the upper end of Medium Human Development, according to the latest Human Development and Multidimensional Poverty Report released by the UN Development Programme.

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India's fledgling #MeToo movement claimed its highest-profile scalp to date on Wednesday as a government minister and veteran editor quit after at least 20 women accused him of sexual harassment.

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 Vietnamese interns, students die in succession in Japan

In Nisshinkutsu temple in Tokyo’s Minato Ward, new mortuary tablets written in Vietnamese line the shelves.

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Hanoi construction sites pose risk

Construction sites in the capital pose dangers, due to unsafe working practices.

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