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# vietnam - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Revenue find 10.5 million illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search operation
# Dublin Port
# Dublin Port

Revenue find 10.5 million illegal cigarettes in Dublin Port search operation

Jul 15th 2021, 10:45 PM 15,697 Views 37 Comments

The tobacco products were found in a container which had come from Asia via the Netherlands.

# vietnam - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Vietnam re-elects Communist party leader after secretive congress
# Hanoi
# Hanoi

Vietnam re-elects Communist party leader after secretive congress

Jan 31st 2021, 4:32 PM 16,619 Views 28 Comments

Trong, a 76-year-old pro-China conservative, was given the nod after a week of closed-door talks.

# vietnam - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Thousands flee as Typhoon Vamco nears Vietnam
# Storms
# Storms

Thousands flee as Typhoon Vamco nears Vietnam

Nov 14th 2020, 9:52 AM 16,788 Views 3 Comments

Thousands of people have fled their homes ahead of the typhoon making landfall.

# vietnam - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Two people arrested by UK police over Essex lorry deaths
# Essex
# Essex

Two people arrested by UK police over Essex lorry deaths

Feb 11th 2020, 1:44 PM 16,373 Views 0 Comments

One of the men arrested is from Northern Ireland.

# vietnam - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam
# Repatriation
# Repatriation

Families of Essex lorry victims to borrow from government to repatriate remains to Vietnam

Nov 19th 2019, 7:01 AM 12,941 Views 18 Comments

Vietnam’s foreign ministry said it would help but that families would have to foot the bill.

# vietnam - Monday 11 November, 2019

Miniature fanged ‘deer’ not seen for 30 years rediscovered tiptoeing through Vietnam
# MOUSE DEER
# MOUSE DEER

Miniature fanged ‘deer’ not seen for 30 years rediscovered tiptoeing through Vietnam

Nov 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 56,500 Views 30 Comments

The animal was last recorded in 1990.

# vietnam - Friday 8 November, 2019

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy
# RIP
# RIP

Here are the names of the 39 victims of the Essex lorry tragedy

Nov 8th 2019, 6:17 PM 15,071 Views 0 Comments

Two 15-year-old boys are among the dead.

# vietnam - Monday 4 November, 2019

Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London
# Container Tragedy
# Container Tragedy

Eight arrested in Vietnam over deaths of 39 migrants in truck near London

Nov 4th 2019, 9:30 AM 14,518 Views 0 Comments

It follows a number of arrests in the UK over the incident last month.

# vietnam - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Vietnam 'strongly condemns' human trafficking after confirmation all Essex lorry victims were Vietnamese
# Essex
# Essex

Vietnam 'strongly condemns' human trafficking after confirmation all Essex lorry victims were Vietnamese

Nov 2nd 2019, 7:32 AM 10,195 Views 0 Comments

Eight women and 31 men were found dead in a refrigerated container in Essex last week.

# vietnam - Friday 1 November, 2019

Two people arrested in Vietnam in connection with Essex lorry deaths
# Vietnam
# Vietnam

Two people arrested in Vietnam in connection with Essex lorry deaths

Nov 1st 2019, 3:51 PM 18,432 Views 0 Comments

The move comes after British police arrested four people over the tragedy.

# vietnam - Monday 28 October, 2019

Family of woman feared to be among Essex lorry victims ‘begged her not to go’
# Court
# Court

Family of woman feared to be among Essex lorry victims ‘begged her not to go’

Oct 28th 2019, 8:14 AM 20,275 Views 0 Comments

More details about the victims are emerging as the lorry driver, Maurice Robinson, is due to appear in court today.

# vietnam - Friday 20 September, 2019

From bikes to roast duck: The Irish businesses jumping at an incoming EU-Vietnam trade deal
# Feature
# Feature

From bikes to roast duck: The Irish businesses jumping at an incoming EU-Vietnam trade deal

Sep 20th 2019, 8:21 AM 352 Views 0 Comments

Some see the agreement as a beacon of hope amid Brexit and the US-China trade war.

# vietnam - Saturday 24 August, 2019

'She'll be all lit up': A Vietnam War helicopter is making its way to Tralee for restoration
# HUEY HELICOPTER
# HUEY HELICOPTER

'She'll be all lit up': A Vietnam War helicopter is making its way to Tralee for restoration

Aug 24th 2019, 6:00 PM 22,066 Views 51 Comments

Once restored, Pádraig Nolan plans to display the Huey in public and tour it around Ireland.

# vietnam - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia
# Drug Resistance
# Drug Resistance

Resistant strains of malaria spreading across south-east Asia

Jul 23rd 2019, 7:17 AM 9,791 Views 14 Comments

In some parts of south-east Asia, up to 80% of malaria parasites are drug-resistant.

# vietnam - Friday 1 March, 2019

North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown
# Deal Or No Deal
# Deal Or No Deal

North Korea offers to hold more nuclear talks with US despite this week's summit breakdown

Mar 1st 2019, 7:20 AM 6,272 Views 16 Comments

A meeting between the two countries this week ended unexpectedly early.

# vietnam - Thursday 28 February, 2019

'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'
# Rocket Men
# Rocket Men

'We had to walk': Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un summit ends with 'no agreement reached'

Updated Feb 28th 2019, 7:48 AM 20,183 Views 97 Comments

Trump and Kim were meeting in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi for talks.

# vietnam - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

After 4,000km trip that included a smoke break in China, Kim Jong Un arrives in Vietnam by train
# Epic Journey
# Epic Journey

After 4,000km trip that included a smoke break in China, Kim Jong Un arrives in Vietnam by train

Feb 26th 2019, 4:16 PM 23,926 Views 31 Comments

Donald Trump took a more traditional route, travelling on Air Force One.

# vietnam - Sunday 24 February, 2019

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect
# Rocket Men
# Rocket Men

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will meet for the second time this week: here's what to expect

Feb 24th 2019, 10:15 AM 7,892 Views 25 Comments

The two leaders will hold talks in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi on 27 and 28 February.

# vietnam - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Vietnam criticised for new law cracking down on anti-State content online
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

Vietnam criticised for new law cracking down on anti-State content online

Jan 2nd 2019, 3:37 PM 6,285 Views 22 Comments

Tech giants such as Facebook and Google will also have to hand over user data if asked by the government.

# vietnam - Friday 21 September, 2018

Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'
# Tran Dai Quang
# Tran Dai Quang

Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'

Sep 21st 2018, 10:30 AM 18,977 Views 9 Comments

The 61-year-old’s death is not likely to dramatically alter politics in the country.

# vietnam - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'Progress was slow on my new bike startup – so I moved to Asia'
# Insights And Opinion
# Insights And Opinion

'Progress was slow on my new bike startup – so I moved to Asia'

Sep 20th 2018, 4:40 PM 1,398 Views 1 Comment

Here’s why I couldn’t have founded my company back home in Ireland.

# vietnam - Monday 17 September, 2018

Seven die and five in coma after taking drugs at music festival in Hanoi
# Vietnam
# Vietnam

Seven die and five in coma after taking drugs at music festival in Hanoi

Sep 17th 2018, 4:20 PM 18,083 Views 18 Comments

The victims tested positive for an unspecified drug.

# vietnam - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Two Vietnamese men smuggled into Ireland to work in cannabis growhouse jailed
# Courts
# Courts

Two Vietnamese men smuggled into Ireland to work in cannabis growhouse jailed

Apr 10th 2018, 6:05 AM 13,246 Views 17 Comments

One of the men travelled to Ireland in a shipping container.

# vietnam - Monday 13 November, 2017

Re-United! Giggs takes academy role in Vietnam with Paul Scholes set to follow
# Making The Move
From The42
# Making The Move

Re-United! Giggs takes academy role in Vietnam with Paul Scholes set to follow

Nov 13th 2017, 12:13 PM 12,404 Views 5 Comments

The Old Trafford legend is set to sign a two-year contract with the famous academy.

# vietnam - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

These iconic sights could be ending as Vietnam's capital vows to ban motorbikes
# Hanoi
# Hanoi

These iconic sights could be ending as Vietnam's capital vows to ban motorbikes

Jul 4th 2017, 2:11 PM 19,171 Views 36 Comments

Councilors voted to implement the ban by 2030 but opponents have called it ‘totally insane’.

# vietnam - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Man kills wedding guest after being booed off stage during karaoke performance
# Vietnam
# Vietnam

Man kills wedding guest after being booed off stage during karaoke performance

May 28th 2017, 11:00 AM 88,575 Views 28 Comments

44-year-old Nguyen Ngoc Diep went on a stabbing spree at the wedding party after another guest mocked his singing and stole the microphone.

# vietnam - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Bodies of five tigers with missing organs found in Vietnamese man's freezer
# Animals
# Animals

Bodies of five tigers with missing organs found in Vietnamese man's freezer

Mar 21st 2017, 6:57 PM 9,925 Views 15 Comments

Tiger bones are commonly boiled down and mixed with rice wine in Vietnam, a mixture believed to treat arthritis and promote strength.

# vietnam - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Woman accused of Kim Jong-Nam killing 'thought it was a prank'
# Malaysia
# Malaysia

Woman accused of Kim Jong-Nam killing 'thought it was a prank'

Feb 25th 2017, 7:12 PM 21,106 Views 18 Comments

The woman thought she was taking part in the prank for a comedy video, Vietnam said today.

# vietnam - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Vietnamese man has scissors removed from his body after 18 years
# Snipped
# Snipped

Vietnamese man has scissors removed from his body after 18 years

Jan 3rd 2017, 9:18 AM 20,646 Views 17 Comments

It was found near his colon.

# vietnam - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher
# US Marines
# US Marines

'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher

Dec 10th 2016, 11:30 AM 23,870 Views 93 Comments

The Ballyhaunis man kept his service with the US Marines a secret until he won a top honour.

# vietnam - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Children in Vietnam are mad about GAA thanks to our inspiring expats
# Taking Over
# Taking Over

Children in Vietnam are mad about GAA thanks to our inspiring expats

Nov 13th 2016, 8:30 AM 19,374 Views 22 Comments

GAA is one of the fastest growing sports for women in Asia.

# vietnam - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Drug addicts clash with police at Vietnam rehab centre
# Tear Gas
# Tear Gas

Drug addicts clash with police at Vietnam rehab centre

Nov 8th 2016, 10:20 PM 8,498 Views 2 Comments

“It was a big mess,” a police officer said after the clashes which followed protests at the centre.

# vietnam - Sunday 23 October, 2016

The US is helping to clean up Agent Orange residue, 50 years since the Vietnam War
# Viet Cong
# Viet Cong

The US is helping to clean up Agent Orange residue, 50 years since the Vietnam War

Oct 23rd 2016, 3:00 PM 20,780 Views 34 Comments

The US is helping with a dioxin clean-up in Danang, where millions of litres of Agent Orange were stored during the war.

# vietnam - Monday 11 July, 2016

Stairway to Heaven: Central Vietnam on a motorbike
# Reader Routes
# Reader Routes

Stairway to Heaven: Central Vietnam on a motorbike

Jul 11th 2016, 4:21 PM 1,193 Views 0 Comments

This week’s best road trip sees Thomas Fanning break up a six-day odyssey with pitstops for pagodas, diving and incredible mountain views.

# vietnam - Thursday 9 June, 2016

Body of British backpacker found six days after he called his girlfriend saying he injured himself
# Vietnam
# Vietnam

Body of British backpacker found six days after he called his girlfriend saying he injured himself

Jun 9th 2016, 2:19 PM 56,249 Views 5 Comments

22-year-old Aiden Webb went missing in Vietnam while hiking a mountain solo.

# vietnam - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different
# Rare
# Rare

Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different

Mar 12th 2016, 7:45 AM 66,143 Views 35 Comments

One of the twins has thick, wavy hair while the other has thin, straight hair.

# vietnam - Saturday 27 February, 2016

The Vietnamese town where the dead live more comfortably than the living
# City Of Ghosts
# City Of Ghosts

The Vietnamese town where the dead live more comfortably than the living

Feb 27th 2016, 8:45 AM 19,562 Views 3 Comments

In the so-called City of Ghosts, an influx of foreign cash has triggered something of a competitive tomb building spree.

British tourists killed in Vietnam were 'sucked down by waterfall'
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

British tourists killed in Vietnam were 'sucked down by waterfall'

Feb 27th 2016, 7:22 AM 21,541 Views 2 Comments

Aid workers recovered the bodies of the three tourists yesterday.

# vietnam - Friday 26 February, 2016

Three British tourists found dead after climbing waterfalls in Vietnam
# RIP
# RIP

Three British tourists found dead after climbing waterfalls in Vietnam

Feb 26th 2016, 3:45 PM 24,456 Views 10 Comments

It is not yet known how they died.

# vietnam - Monday 16 November, 2015

Irish Water have been sending a Wexford couple's bills... to Vietnam
# Not Even Close
# Not Even Close

Irish Water have been sending a Wexford couple's bills... to Vietnam

Nov 16th 2015, 10:52 PM 23,525 Views 47 Comments

Could it be the fault of the new postcodes?

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