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In Vietnam's First Awake Brain Surgery, a Patient Is Conscious and Singing

The patient, a 36-year-old businessman, was awake for two of the surgery's six hours, during which he sang and conversed with doctors to assure the procedure was not damaging areas of his brain needed for basic motor and language skills.

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70% of People Who Shop Online Use Facebook Messenger to Communicate with Shops

Facebook Messenger is by far the most popular messaging app for Vietnamese who shop online.

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Saigon's Stand-up Scene Grows up, but the Jokes Remain

Comic Uy Le will freely tell anyone, preferably on stage with a spotlight and a hot mic, that he doesn’t get along with other comics. “Because I don’t smoke, drink and still have a future,” Uy shared.

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[Photos] An Architect Recreates Childhood Memories With His Brother in This D9 House

'Nha Hang Xom' (Neighbor House) was designed by a husband-and-wife architect duo Huynh Tra and Nguyen Quynh Thu.

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Vietnam Aims to Have 2 Universities in Asia's Top 100

Under the latest educational proposal, the Vietnamese government aims to bring at least two local universities into the list of Top 100 universities in Asia.

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Vietnamese Ride-Hailing App FastGo Plans Expansion to US, Brazil

FastGo, a Vietnamese tech company, plans to enter the ride-share markets in Brazil and the US this year thanks to investors hailing from those countries.

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Vietnam’s Magical Football Journey Culminates in a Battle Against Japan

After getting out of their group by virtue of a superior disciplinary record, Vietnam’s progress to the quarterfinals of Asian football’s showpiece event in the UAE has been achieved by some familiar faces.

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Tieu Chinh Nguyen, the 'Godfather' of Saigon Street Basketball, Passes Away at 74

Tieu Chinh Nguyen, 74, was a familiar face at Phu Tho stadium, a popular playground for Saigon's basketball enthusiasts.

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One-Third of Students in Saigon Face Stress, Cyberbullying: Survey

A new survey conducted by Saigon's Department of Education and Training reveals unsettling realities regarding student well-being.

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[Photos] This House in Ninh Binh Is the Antithesis of Gaudy Mansions

Completed in 2018, this dour, utilitarian house in Ninh Binh is a direct rebellion against the province’s growing population of gaudy mansions.

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[Video] The Remarkable Rise of Landmark 81 in a 30-Second Timelapse

There's nothing bold in saying that Saigon is changing right before our eyes, but it's rare that you get to see every step of a building going up.

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