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Koi brings variety of sushi to Ha Noi

Sea green: A salad of seaweed and crab caviar is a refreshing dish offered at Sushi Koi restaurant.

In addition to a wide selection of sushi hand rolls and maki, Sushi Koi also specialises in grilled food served with a side of soya sauce. Minh Thu reports. “Fish, fish is swimming, mom,” my two-year-old son shouted when we entered Sushi Koi Restaurant. An artificial stream leading to the …

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HCM City eyes moving polluting companies out

The Ha Tien Cement Factory causes air pollution in HCM City. If the city wants to offer its residents quality living, the most important thing is to improve its environmental quality.

If HCM City wants to offer its residents quality living, the most important thing is to improve its environmental quality, a city leader told a meeting held recently to discuss how to deal with polluting companies. “To improve environmental quality, the city must close down all polluting enterprises and tighten …

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Vietnam secures 6 gold medals at ASEAN Para Games

Vo Huynh Anh Khoa broke a record in men's 100m freestyle-S9.

Vietnam’s athletes secured six gold medals at the 8th ASEAN Para Games in Singapore on Saturday with two new records in swimming and weightlifting. Vo Huynh Anh Khoa broke Games record with 1.01.45 during men’s 100m freestyle-S9 at the OCBC Aquatic Center on the biennial event’s second day. Two other …

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Garcia wins dramatic Ho Tram Open playoff

Up and down: Sergio Garcia blasts a shot out of the bunker to within 15 feet on the second playoff hole

The inaugural Ho Tram Open finished yesterday with as much drama as when the first players teed off four days ago. The windswept first and second days brought a lot of drama, while the final day ended with a four-way playoff on the 18th hole between Sergio Garcia, Himmat Rai, …

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Illegal logging cuts down national park

Local residents chop down trees and cut them into small pieces to be transported out of the forest. Nearly 100 trees are being cut down in the Yok Don National Park every month.

Hundreds of trees are being cut down in Yok Don National Park in the Central Highlands of Viet Nam, despite efforts from forest management officers. As many as 470 forest violations, mostly illegal logging cases, have been documented this year, while 200 cubic metres of wood have been seized, according …

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Koreans book place in U21 final

Final countdown: South Korea are favourites for the Interantional U21 Football Tournament. They beat Singapore 3-0 last night.

Lee Dong-jun scored twice and Kim Dea-won added a third to help South Korea U19s cruise to victory over Singapore U21s in the second semi-final of the International U-21 Football Tournament. The Korean team will play Viet Nam’s Hoang Anh Gia Lai U21s in the final on Sunday at HCM …

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Red-shanked douc rescued in Ninh Binh

Red-shanked douc langurs

The Endangered Primate Rescue Centre, Viet Nam (EPRC) has received a young red-shanked douc langur from the Thua Thien-Hue Forest Protection Department. The centre said the little langur, which is about 10 months old, had an eye infection and flu, and has received treatment there. The EPRC, which is based …

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