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Did you visit Chilled Street in Hanoi?

There is a street in Hanoi whose name plate reads “Uop Lanh,” or “Chilled,” but do not expect to find cooled beer there.

There is a street in Hanoi whose name plate reads “Uop Lanh,” or “Chilled,” but do not expect to find cooled beer there. A photo showing the strange street name was posted on Facebook on Wednesday, when Vietnam celebrated its 70th National Day, surprising and amusing other local Internet users. …

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U.S. opens English course for Vietnamese UN peacekeepers

The Vietnam Peacekeeping Center and the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency on Wednesday opened an English course for Vietnamese military officers and doctors who take part in UN peacekeeping operations.

The Vietnam Peacekeeping Center and the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency on Wednesday opened an English course for Vietnamese military officers and doctors who take part in UN peacekeeping operations. The course, conducted at the Military Hospital 354, aims to improve the English skills of Vietnamese officers and doctors to …

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Vietnamese pig farms revert to illegal drugs

A pig farm in southern Vietnam.

After a brief hiatus, illegal drugs are back in circulation on pig farms in southern provinces, the country’s main pork supplier, agriculture officials said Monday. Pham Tien Dung, a senior inspector at the agriculture ministry, said inspections in the first half of the year found lots of banned drugs being …

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