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Vietnam’s Rong Dragon Bridge Actually Breathes Fire

If you've never seen a fire breathing dragon bridge, then you've never seen the Rong Bridge in Da Nang, Vietnam. The 2,185-foot-long (666-meter-long), six-lane bridge is the longest suspension bridge in Vietnam. Da Nang is one of the biggest port cities in Vietnam, and the Rong Bridge spans the Han…
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February 5, 2021
Vietnam

How the Military Turns Troops Into Extremists

Two months before armed insurrectionists stormed the Capitol, the first major operation to “Stop the Steal” went down in Philadelphia. On November 5, Joshua Macias, a former Navy petty officer, and his partner, Antonio LaMotta, a self-described “private security company CEO” and “artist” who’d served in the Army, drove a…
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February 4, 2021
Vietnam

Vietnam reports 50 more COVID-19 infections, all schools in Hanoi closed

Asia A health worker takes a swab sample from a resident amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Hai Duong province, Vietnam, on Jan 28, 2021. (Photo: Manh Minh/VNA/Handout via Reuters) 31 Jan 2021 08:08PM(Updated: 31 Jan 2021 08:24PM) HANOI: Vietnam reported on Sunday (Jan 31) 50 new COVID-19 infections, most linked to a new outbreak that began on…
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January 31, 2021
Vietnam

Vietnam retains top leader, shuts Hanoi schools in COVID-19 battle

Published January 31, 2021 6:54pm By KHANH VU and PHUONG NGUYEN, Reuters HANOI — Vietnam's ruling Communist Party re-elected its 76-year-old chief Nguyen Phu Trong for a rare third five-year term on Sunday, as the Southeast Asian country battled its biggest coronavirus outbreak since the pandemic began. Trong, who emerged…
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January 31, 2021
Vietnam

Vietnam re-elects party leader Trong after secretive congress

By AFP     Jan 31, 2021 in World Vietnam's ruling Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong was re-elected Sunday -- a victory that makes him the most powerful leader in decades -- but his win was overshadowed by a serious coronavirus outbreak in the country. Trong, a 76-year-old pro-China…
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January 31, 2021