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Meet the elephant nannies of the Central Highlands

The Dak Lak Elephant Conservation Center is situated in Buon Don District, a two-hour drive northwest of Buon Ma Thuot city. Buon Don is home to the M’Nong, J’rai, Ede, Lao, and Thai ethnic minority peoples. For more than 200 years it has been the hub of elephant hunting and …

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A 10-year journey shines an Indian spotlight in Saigon

More than 10 years ago, Subhash followed his brother to settle down in Saigon, bringing some Indian flavors along. A qualified engineer, Subhash was initiated into his elder brother’s pharmaceutical business in Vietnam. In 1996, they opened their first restaurant in Hanoi and followed it up a year later with …

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A 10-year journey to make an Indian spotlight in Saigon

More than 10 years ago, Subhash followed his brother to settle down in Saigon, bringing some Indian flavors along. A qualified engineer, Subhash was initiated into his elder brother’s pharmaceutical business in Vietnam. In 1996, they opened their first restaurant in Hanoi and followed it up a year later with …

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An entrepreneur zeroes in on Indianness in Saigon

More than 10 years ago, Subhash followed his brother to settle down in Saigon, bringing some Indian flavors along. A qualified engineer, Subhash was initiated into his elder brother’s pharmaceutical business in Vietnam. In 1996, they opened their first restaurant in Hanoi and followed it up a year later with …

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The loneliness of Vietnam’s LBGT community

Shocking, poignant stories were narrated at an unusual event hosted recently by the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City. The Storytelling Contest on LGBTQI issues, involving members of the community as well as their families and friends, was part of a series of mini events supporting Viet Pride. …

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An ancient town comes to modern Saigon

From the structure to the decorations, the café is a reconstruction of Vietnamese houses in the 60s and 70s. According to the owner, the whole block of houses on Huynh Tinh Cua Street are old, built during the American occupation. As it was meant to house American officials back then, the …

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1.4 billion risk disease from lack of exercise: WHO

With richer nations enjoying an increasingly comfortable, sedentary lifestyle, a study by the World Health Organization said a third of women and a quarter of men worldwide are in the firing line for killer conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer unless they up their physical activity. Doctors are …

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A bridge in hand is worth photos galore

By Nguyen Quy  &nbspSeptember 5, 2018 | 01:51 pm GMT+7 Vietnam’s Golden Bridge is selected as among best travel photos this year by CNN. Vietnam’s new architectural masterpiece, the Golden Bridge, is one of CNN’s best travel photographs of the year. CNN has released its top travel photos from the …

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