Lochte apologizes to Brazil on national TV

U.S. gold medalist Ryan Lochte admitted to Brazil’s largest broadcaster Saturday night that he had exaggerated his story about being…

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Neymar hands Brazil precious soccer gold medal

Neymar shed tears of joy after delivering Brazil’s first men’s soccer gold medal with the winning penalty in a 5-4…

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China opens world’s longest glass-bottomed bridge

The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge opened in China’s spectacular Zhangjiajie mountains — the inspiration for American blockbuster Avatar….

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Vietnam to use bacteria-infected mosquitoes to prevent Zika

Nha Trang leaders on Friday said they support a plan to release mosquitoes infected with a strain of bacteria in…

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Vietnam’s Internet speed won’t improve until Aug. 24: cable operator

The damage to an inter-continental Internet cable is scheduled to be fixed on August 24, three days later than expected,…

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Florida confirms new Zika transmissions in Miami Beach

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Unbeatable Bolt signs off with triple-triple

Usain Bolt drew down the curtain on his brilliant Olympic career by securing a sweep of the sprint titles for…

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Singtel eyes stake in Vietnam’s MobiFone

Singapore Telecommunications, better known as Singtel, has expressed interest in becoming a strategic partner with Vietnam’s telecom giant MobiFone as…

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Vietnam raises pump prices on global hikes

Vietnamese fuel traders on Friday increased retail gasoline prices by 5-7 percent, following the global upward trend. The popular grade…

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Young sun bear rescued from caged life in northern Vietnam

A man in northern Vietnam has voluntarily handed over a bear his family had caged for seven years to an…

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Pokemon Go spurs lifestyle changes, business boom as it rolls out in Asia

Asian fans of smartphone game Pokemon Go are hunting out the best telecom providers and network gear to overcome the…

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US supports HIV/AIDS response in Vietnam

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a five-year grant to the Center for Promotion of Quality of…

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Vietnam carriers cancel flights due to tropical storm Dianmu

Vietnam Airlines and Vietjet Air have canceled 20 domestic flights today since tropical storm Dianmu is approaching northern Vietnam. The…

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U.S. says sorry as swimmers leave Brazil to jeers

Two U.S. Olympic swimmers flew home from Brazil on Thursday after a local crowd jeered them, calling them “liars” and…

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Vietnam Olympic shooters lacked training bullets, PM says

Vietnam’s prime minister has admitted Olympic hopefuls faced inadequate training equipment before the games, including a lack of bullets in…

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Peerless Bolt powers to 200m gold

The incomparable Usain Bolt once again proved utterly unbeatable on the Olympic track on Thursday, powering his way to a…

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U.S. swimmers may face charges over false robbery report

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U.S. swimmers made a mistake, says Rio 2016 spokesman

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Vietnam bans Pokemon Go from government, defense sites

Vietnam has banned players of the game Pokemon Go from the offices of its government andCommunist Party, besides defense locations,…

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Vietnamese neonatal nurse wins int’l award

Vietnamese nurse Nguyen Thi Minh Hong has been named the winner of the International Neonatal Nursing Excellence Awards 2016 for…

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Vietnamese PM apologizes for accompanying cars’ drive in Hoi An

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has apologized after cars in his delegation drove into Hoi An, where motorized vehicles are…

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Surprise! A ‘Ha Long Bay’ in Vietnam’s highland

With hundreds of islands in different sizes and shapes, Ta Dung Nature Reserve in the Central Highlands of Vietnam is…

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US Olympic swimmers prevented from leaving Brazil

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Demand massive as 2017 tour of world’s largest cave goes on sale

There has been a rush for tickets to explore Son Doong Cave, the largest in the world, next year. Chua…

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Top IOC official arrested in ticket scam

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After years of pain, coal becomes one of the hottest commodities of 2016

Less than a year after the coal industry was declared to be in terminal decline, the fossil fuel has staged…

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Japan’s Daikin plans new customer service center in Vietnam: report

Japanese air conditioner maker Daikin Industries will spend about US$50 million to set up new offices in Vietnam in 2018…

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Central bank, Da Nang top 2015 administrative reform list

The State Bank of Vietnam beat the Ministry of Transport to top the 2015 Public Administration Reform Index while Da…

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Judge orders U.S. swimmer Lochte, teammate not to leave Brazil

A Brazilian judge has ordered U.S. swimmers Ryan Lochte and James Feigen not to leave the country, saying they gave…

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Dancing beneath the water

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