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14 October, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnamese man snaps his penis while trying new sexual position

A Vietnamese man has been rushed to hospital in Ho Chi Minh City after ‘breaking’ his penis while trying an exotic sexual position. Surgeons then proceeded to stitch the 59-year-old’s genital back into position after

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14 October, 2016 | Vietnam News

Tropical depression heads towards Vietnam waters

Towns and cities in Vietnam’s central region are expected to feel the brunt of a developing depression in the East Vietnam Sea, according to Vietnam’s national weather forecast centre. As

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13 October, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnam says no to foreign military base on its soil

HANOI – Vietnam said on Thursday it would not allow other countries to set up military bases there, just days after Russia said it was considering reopening Soviet-era bases in

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13 October, 2016 | Vietnam News

Samsung’s woes set to hurt Vietnam economy

Samsung’s recall of the hazardous Galaxy Note7, might soon dent the Vietnamese economy. Nguyen Mai, chairman of Vietnam’s Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises told Reuters that Samsung’s decision to halt

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13 October, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnamese girl tries to burn down school, sets herself on fire

A Vietnamese teenager set herself on fire after attempting to burn down her school as part of a social media fad known locally as “Vietnamese say, Vietnamese do,” local media

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11 October, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnam detains blogger after police custody deaths post

HANOI – Vietnamese police have detained a prominent blogger for posting anti-state reports, including one about civilians dying in police custody, which they said undermined trust in the ruling Communist

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08 October, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnam court rejects fishermen lawsuits against Taiwan’s Formosa

HANOI – A Vietnamese court has rejected hundreds of lawsuits filed by fishermen who demanded more compensation from a Taiwanese-owned steel plant responsible for a devastating toxic leak, a leading

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08 October, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnam declares California-based group terrorists

Vietnam has declared a US-based activist group a terrorist organisation and warned that any Vietnamese found to be involved with the group would be regarded as co-conspirators and punished. The

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08 October, 2016 | Vietnam News

Russia considers military bases in Vietnam and Cuba – agencies

Russia is considering plans to restore military bases in Vietnam and Cuba that had served as pivots of Soviet global military power during the Cold War, Russian news agencies quoted Russian

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07 October, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnam’s proposed new law on religious freedom draws global concern

Human rights organisations from around the world have called on the Vietnamese government lawmakers to reject a proposed new law on religious freedoms until it is brought into line with

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