Urbanist Hanoi

Award-Winning Photo of Hmong Woman Raises Questions Over Photography Ethics

On Match 12, Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA) 2019 announced that a photo of a Hmong woman carrying her two children, taken by Malaysian participant Edwin Ong Wee Kee in Vietnam, won its grand prize. 

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After Ethiopia Crash, Vietnam Aviation Authority Says No to Boeing 737 MAX

Following a catastrophic accident in Ethiopia, Vietnam’s aviation authorities announced that it won’t grant local airlines licenses to operate Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until the cause of the crash is determined.

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15-Year-Old Vietnamese Weightlifter Wins 3 Gold Medals, Sets World Records

Do Tu Tung, a 15-year-old bodybuilder from Bac Ninh recently won three gold medals at the 2019 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Youth World Championships in Las Vegas.

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Vietnam's Fresh Graduates Earn More in 2018, but Still Less Than ASEAN Peers

The study was done by JobStreet, a Malaysia-based online job portal that has operations in five Southeast Asian countries.

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H'Hen Nie, Huong Giang, Nguyen Ngoc Tu Among Top 50 Most Influential Vietnamese Women

Two of Vietnam’s recent beauty pageant winners were included in a list of the country’s most influential women compiled by Forbes.

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Amid Swine Fever Outbreak, Countries Impose Ban on Pork Products From Vietnam

The African swine fever virus has spread to seven localities including Thanh Hoa, Hung Yen, Ha Nam, Thai Binh, Hai Phong, Hai Duong and Hanoi.

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African Swine Fever Ravages Hai Phong’s Pigs

The Year of the Pig has just begun, but already pigs are dying. In northern Vietnam’s port city of Hai Phong, African swine fever, an incurable disease, has led to the deaths of 35 pigs on one farm alone.

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Have Unwanted Ornamental Trees After Tet? These 2 Cemeteries Want Them.

While buying ornamental trees and flowers has always been a tradition followed by many Vietnamese during Tet, throwing them away after the holiday's passed can be very wasteful.

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As Measles Hits 43 Provinces in Vietnam, Officials Warn of Potential Outbreak

The number of measles patients is still on the rise, according to health authorities.

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[Video] Two Railway Flagwomen Save Elderly Woman Seconds Before the Train Comes

The incident happened on Nguyen Thanh Phuong Road in Bien Hoa City, Dong Nai Province.

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Thai Football Club Shells out $500,000 for Vietnamese Goalkeeper Dang Van Lam

Following his strong performance as part of Vietnam’s national football team in 2018, goaltender Dang Van Lam has been highly sought-after by other teams in the region. He has now settled with Muangthong United, one of Thailand’s top teams.

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