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Vietnam re-elects Communist party leader after secretive congress
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Vietnam re-elects Communist party leader after secretive congress

Jan 31st 2021, 4:32 PM 16,608 Views 28 Comments

Trong, a 76-year-old pro-China conservative, was given the nod after a week of closed-door talks.

Thousands flee as Typhoon Vamco nears Vietnam
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Thousands flee as Typhoon Vamco nears Vietnam

Nov 14th 2020, 9:52 AM 16,781 Views 3 Comments

Thousands of people have fled their homes ahead of the typhoon making landfall.

Two people arrested by UK police over Essex lorry deaths
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Two people arrested by UK police over Essex lorry deaths

Feb 11th 2020, 1:44 PM 16,373 Views 0 Comments

One of the men arrested is from Northern Ireland.

Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam
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Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam

Nov 19th 2019, 7:01 AM 12,939 Views 18 Comments

Vietnam’s foreign ministry said it would help but that families would have to foot the bill.

Miniature fanged ‘deer’ not seen for 30 years rediscovered tiptoeing through Vietnam
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Miniature fanged ‘deer’ not seen for 30 years rediscovered tiptoeing through Vietnam

Nov 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 56,491 Views 30 Comments

The animal was last recorded in 1990.

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy
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Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy

Nov 8th 2019, 6:17 PM 15,066 Views 0 Comments

Two 15-year-old boys are among the dead.

Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London
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Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London

Nov 4th 2019, 9:30 AM 14,516 Views 0 Comments

It follows a number of arrests in the UK over the incident last month.

Vietnam 'strongly condemns' human trafficking after confirmation all Essex lorry victims were Vietnamese
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Vietnam 'strongly condemns' human trafficking after confirmation all Essex lorry victims were Vietnamese

Nov 2nd 2019, 7:32 AM 10,192 Views 0 Comments

Eight women and 31 men were found dead in a refrigerated container in Essex last week.

Two people arrested in Vietnam in connection with Essex lorry deaths
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Two people arrested in Vietnam in connection with Essex lorry deaths

Nov 1st 2019, 3:51 PM 18,432 Views 0 Comments

The move comes after British police arrested four people over the tragedy.

Family of woman feared to be among Essex lorry victims ‘begged her not to go’
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Family of woman feared to be among Essex lorry victims ‘begged her not to go’

Oct 28th 2019, 8:14 AM 20,271 Views 0 Comments

More details about the victims are emerging as the lorry driver, Maurice Robinson, is due to appear in court today.

From bikes to roast duck: The Irish businesses jumping at an incoming EU-Vietnam trade deal
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From bikes to roast duck: The Irish businesses jumping at an incoming EU-Vietnam trade deal

Sep 20th 2019, 8:21 AM 351 Views 0 Comments

Some see the agreement as a beacon of hope amid Brexit and the US-China trade war.

'She'll be all lit up': A Vietnam War helicopter is making its way to Tralee for restoration
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'She'll be all lit up': A Vietnam War helicopter is making its way to Tralee for restoration

Aug 24th 2019, 6:00 PM 22,012 Views 51 Comments

Once restored, Pádraig Nolan plans to display the Huey in public and tour it around Ireland.

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia
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Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia

Jul 23rd 2019, 7:17 AM 9,789 Views 14 Comments

In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.

North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown
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North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown

Mar 1st 2019, 7:20 AM 6,270 Views 16 Comments

A meeting between the two countries this week ended unexpectedly early.

'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'
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'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'

Updated Feb 28th 2019, 7:48 AM 20,180 Views 97 Comments

Trump and Kim were meeting in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi for talks.

After 4,000km trip that included a smoke break in China, Kim Jong Un arrives in Vietnam by train
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After 4,000km trip that included a smoke break in China, Kim Jong Un arrives in Vietnam by train

Feb 26th 2019, 4:16 PM 23,924 Views 31 Comments

Donald Trump took a more traditional route, travelling on Air Force One.

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect

Feb 24th 2019, 10:15 AM 7,892 Views 25 Comments

The two leaders will hold talks in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi on 27 and 28 February.

Vietnam criticised for new law cracking down on anti-State content online
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Vietnam criticised for new law cracking down on anti-State content online

Jan 2nd 2019, 3:37 PM 6,283 Views 22 Comments

Tech giants such as Facebook and Google will also have to hand over user data if asked by the government.

Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'
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Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'

Sep 21st 2018, 10:30 AM 18,969 Views 9 Comments

The 61-year-old’s death is not likely to dramatically alter politics in the country.

'Progress was slow on my new bike startup – so I moved to Asia'
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'Progress was slow on my new bike startup – so I moved to Asia'

Sep 20th 2018, 4:40 PM 1,382 Views 1 Comment

Here’s why I couldn’t have founded my company back home in Ireland.

Seven die and five in coma after taking drugs at music festival in Hanoi
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Seven die and five in coma after taking drugs at music festival in Hanoi

Sep 17th 2018, 4:20 PM 18,082 Views 18 Comments

The victims tested positive for an unspecified drug.

Two Vietnamese men smuggled into Ireland to work in cannabis growhouse jailed
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Two Vietnamese men smuggled into Ireland to work in cannabis growhouse jailed

Apr 10th 2018, 6:05 AM 13,237 Views 17 Comments

One of the men travelled to Ireland in a shipping container.

Re-United! Giggs takes academy role in Vietnam with Paul Scholes set to follow
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Re-United! Giggs takes academy role in Vietnam with Paul Scholes set to follow

Nov 13th 2017, 12:13 PM 12,402 Views 5 Comments

The Old Trafford legend is set to sign a two-year contract with the famous academy.

These iconic sights could be ending as Vietnam's capital vows to ban motorbikes
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These iconic sights could be ending as Vietnam's capital vows to ban motorbikes

Jul 4th 2017, 2:11 PM 19,149 Views 36 Comments

Councilors voted to implement the ban by 2030 but opponents have called it ‘totally insane’.

Man kills wedding guest after being booed off stage during karaoke performance
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Man kills wedding guest after being booed off stage during karaoke performance

May 28th 2017, 11:00 AM 88,570 Views 28 Comments

44-year-old Nguyen Ngoc Diep went on a stabbing spree at the wedding party after another guest mocked his singing and stole the microphone.

Bodies of five tigers with missing organs found in Vietnamese man's freezer
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Bodies of five tigers with missing organs found in Vietnamese man's freezer

Mar 21st 2017, 6:57 PM 9,919 Views 15 Comments

Tiger bones are commonly boiled down and mixed with rice wine in Vietnam, a mixture believed to treat arthritis and promote strength.

Woman accused of Kim Jong-Nam killing 'thought it was a prank'
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Woman accused of Kim Jong-Nam killing 'thought it was a prank'

Feb 25th 2017, 7:12 PM 21,101 Views 18 Comments

The woman thought she was taking part in the prank for a comedy video, Vietnam said today.

Vietnamese man has scissors removed from his body after 18 years
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Vietnamese man has scissors removed from his body after 18 years

Jan 3rd 2017, 9:18 AM 20,645 Views 17 Comments

It was found near his colon.

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher
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'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher

Dec 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 23,812 Views 91 Comments

The Ballyhaunis man kept his service with the US Marines a secret until he won a top honour.

Children in Vietnam are mad about GAA thanks to our inspiring expats
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Children in Vietnam are mad about GAA thanks to our inspiring expats

Nov 13th 2016, 8:30 AM 19,363 Views 22 Comments

GAA is one of the fastest growing sports for women in Asia.

Drug addicts clash with police at Vietnam rehab centre
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Drug addicts clash with police at Vietnam rehab centre

Nov 8th 2016, 10:20 PM 8,490 Views 2 Comments

“It was a big mess,” a police officer said after the clashes which followed protests at the centre.

The US is helping to clean up Agent Orange residue, 50 years since the Vietnam War
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The US is helping to clean up Agent Orange residue, 50 years since the Vietnam War

Oct 23rd 2016, 3:00 PM 20,596 Views 36 Comments

The US is helping with a dioxin clean-up in Danang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war.

Stairway to Heaven: Central Vietnam on a motorbike
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Stairway to Heaven: Central Vietnam on a motorbike

Jul 11th 2016, 4:21 PM 1,190 Views 0 Comments

This week’s best road trip sees Thomas Fanning break up a six-day odyssey with pitstops for pagodas, diving and incredible mountain views.

Body of British backpacker found six days after he called his girlfriend saying he injured himself
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Body of British backpacker found six days after he called his girlfriend saying he injured himself

Jun 9th 2016, 2:19 PM 56,229 Views 5 Comments

22-year-old Aiden Webb went missing in Vietnam while hiking a mountain solo.

Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different
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Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different

Mar 12th 2016, 7:45 AM 66,138 Views 35 Comments

One of the twins has thick, wavy hair while the other has thin, straight hair.

The Vietnamese town where the dead live more comfortably than the living
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The Vietnamese town where the dead live more comfortably than the living

Feb 27th 2016, 8:45 AM 19,545 Views 3 Comments

In the so-called City of Ghosts, an influx of foreign cash has triggered something of a competitive tomb building spree.

British tourists killed in Vietnam were 'sucked down by waterfall'
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British tourists killed in Vietnam were 'sucked down by waterfall'

Feb 27th 2016, 7:22 AM 21,541 Views 2 Comments

Aid workers recovered the bodies of the three tourists yesterday.

Three British tourists found dead after climbing waterfalls in Vietnam
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Three British tourists found dead after climbing waterfalls in Vietnam

Feb 26th 2016, 3:45 PM 24,455 Views 10 Comments

It is not yet known how they died.

Irish Water have been sending a Wexford couple's bills... to Vietnam
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Irish Water have been sending a Wexford couple's bills... to Vietnam

Nov 16th 2015, 10:52 PM 23,523 Views 47 Comments

Could it be the fault of the new postcodes?

An Irishman went around Vietnam 40 years after the war - and took some incredible photographs
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An Irishman went around Vietnam 40 years after the war - and took some incredible photographs

Sep 19th 2015, 8:30 PM 31,862 Views 23 Comments

Ian Thuillier spent three months travelling around the country earlier this year.

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