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Fly me to the Moon: Japan billionaire offers space seats

Fly me to the Moon: Japan billionaire offers space seats

It's the sort of chance that comes along just once in a blue Moon: a Japanese billionaire is throwing open a private lunar expedition to eight people from around the world.

Families install safety nets after Hanoi child apartment fall

Many families living at apartment buildings in Hanoi and HCM City have installed balcony safety nets after a baby girl in Hanoi fell from the 12th floor of an apartment building.

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Child abuse remains a problem in Vietnam

The Department of Child Affairs will increase awareness-raising around child abuse.

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Travelling to nearby, safe destinations: the main tourism trend in Vietnam in 2021

In 2021, domestic tourism is still the development focus of the sector; meanwhile, famous seas and islands and tourist cities continue to be leading destinations and are predicted to continue to be popular destinations for Vietnamese tourists.

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Third wave of coronavirus in Vietnam likely to end by late March

The latest wave of COVID-19 infections in Vietnam is likely to come to an end in late March, according to Professor and Head of the Ho Chi Minh City Delegation of National Assembly Deputies, Nguyen Thien Nhan.

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Fighting buffalo festival suspended

Many buffalo owners in the northern province of Vinh Phuc have lost lots of money after the local traditional buffalo fighting festival has been cancelled for Covid-19 prevention for the second year.

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Bangladesh vaccinates sex workers at largest brothel

Bangladesh has begun administering coronavirus vaccines to sex workers from the country's largest brothel, a vast warren of shacks home to around 1,900 prostitutes.

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People pray outside as pagodas closed for Covid-19 prevention

Many people in Hanoi have prayed outside closed pagodas on the 15th day of the first lunar month.

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