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Vietnam Wants to Create Homegrown Alternative to Facebook

A Vietnamese social media network would have a tough time breaking into the country which boasts the world's seventh-largest Facebook user base.

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[Photos] VTN Architects Transform Nghe An Rooftop Cafe With Impressive Swirling Bamboo Dome

Nonenco Cafe, located on Quang Trung Street in Vinh city, Nghe An Province, was designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects studio.

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Why a New Grass-Roots Anti-Abortion Campaign Is Generating Hate Online

The campaign, titled "Mẹ Ơi Đừng Giết Con" (Mama! Don't Kill Me), was established early this December by two men, Le Hoang Thach and Le Ha.

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Amid Dwindling Readership, Is Digitization the Key to Save Vietnam's Libraries?

Cultivating a reading culture remains a challenging task when local libraries are under-utilized.

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Apple Assembler Foxconn Considers Opening iPhone Factory in Vietnam

The iPhone assembler is looking towards Vietnam to escape the collateral damage of US-China trade tensions.

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Vietnam Launches Major Program to Provide Anti-HIV Pills in 11 Localities

Vietnam has launched a national program to provide anti-HIV pills to high-risk groups in honor of World AIDS Day, which fell on December 1.

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After E-Scooter, Vingroup to Launch 4 New Smartphones This Month

Vingroup's smartphone brand, Vsmart, will be Vietnam's second, after the BPhone, which was created by BKAV.

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Vietnam Welcomes 19,300 New Registered Organ Donors in 2018, Highest in 5 Years

Popular perception of organ donation is changing.

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Saigon Metro Project Will Halt If Unpaid Bills Are Not Settled, Japanese Ambassador Warns

Even the Japanese contractor has had enough of late payments and delays when it comes to Saigon’s Metro Line 1.

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Meet Le Huong Giang, Vietnam Television's First Blind Newscaster

If you’re a frequent viewer of the morning news segment Cafe Sang Voi VTV3 (Morning Coffee With VTV3), you might have spotted Le Huong Giang, the first blind TV host of Vietnam’s national television broadcaster VTV.

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More Smart Toilets Coming To Vietnam's Local Bus Stations

Ho Chi Minh City is expected to have more standardized public restrooms installed at bus stations across the city.

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