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May. 16, 2017 by

Orchestra: Franz Schubert Cycle Institut Français de Hanoi – L’Espace, 24 Trang Tien Str., Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 08:00 pm, Wed 26 Apr 2017 Metropole Hanoi Hosts Michelin-Starred Celebrity Chef Christophe Lerouy Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, 15 Ngo Quyen Str,

Topic Hanoi Bang Bang International

May. 16, 2017 by

Hanoi Bang Bang II: Fall’s green rice flakes 50 years ago, ‘com’ symbolized purity and renewal. Now, it also tastes great on ice cream. December 21, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT 7 http://e.vnexpress.net/hanoi-bang-bang/topic-21707.html

Adventure is out there in Vietnam’s cave kingdom International

Adventure is out there in Vietnam’s cave kingdom International

May. 16, 2017 by

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Music Night with Jesse Sheehan International

May. 16, 2017 by

May 12, 2017 | 08:56 am GMT+7 Opening: 08:00 pm, Sat 13 May 2017 Hanoi Social Club, 6 Hoi Vu Str, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi Come and enjoy Jesse Sheehan’s impressive vocal range and maturity of song-writing at the Hanoi

Murder suspect detained after Saigon’s bar owner is stabbed to death International

May. 16, 2017 by

By Quoc Thang  &nbspMay 16, 2017 | 10:22 pm GMT+7 A fight between rival bars escalated into a deadly confrontation in the heart of the city’s backpacker area. Police in Ho Chi Minh City detained Tuesday a man suspected of

The best coffee shops in Hanoi for 2017 International

May. 16, 2017 by

Ca Phe Pho Co This shop, meaning “coffee in the Old Quarter,” stands deep inside an old house on Hang Gai Street and is hard to find for first-timers. But many customers return, either for the drinks or the exotic

The social guide to drinking in Hanoi International

May. 16, 2017 by

The city promises great rewards for those who look beyond the Old Quarter beer joints. A predominant beverage preference speaks volumes about the façade of a city. In Hanoi, it’s beer which reigns supreme over other types of alcohol. Nguyen

Fishermen hold funeral for giant whale found floating off central Vietnam International

May. 16, 2017 by

By Tu Huynh  &nbspMay 16, 2017 | 09:12 am GMT+7 The over-10-ton whale is brought onto the beach. Photo by VnExpress/Tu Huynh The over-10-ton carcass of the traditionally sacred animal was found floating near the coast of the central province

Court upholds Vietnamese poacher’s jail term for killing endangered ‘costumed apes’ International

May. 16, 2017 by

A Vietnamese man lost his appeal to overturn a three-year prison sentence on Monday handed down for hunting endangered animals in the central city of Da Nang. Nguyen Van Ly was found guilty of poaching animals in 2015, including the

Endangered langurs safe for now after resort project put on hold in central Vietnam International

May. 16, 2017 by

Authorities in Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang are reviewing the plan for a controversial construction project on a peninsula to the north of the city that is home to a large population of endangered langurs. The project had received