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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Vietnam

All time
# Rare
Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different
One of the twins has thick, wavy hair while the other has thin, straight hair.
# city of ghosts
The Vietnamese town where the dead live more comfortably than the living
In the so-called City of Ghosts, an influx of foreign cash has triggered something of a competitive tomb building spree.
# Tragedy
British tourists killed in Vietnam were 'sucked down by waterfall'
Aid workers recovered the bodies of the three tourists yesterday.
Three British tourists found dead after climbing waterfalls in Vietnam
It is not yet known how they died.
# not even close
Irish Water have been sending a Wexford couple's bills... to Vietnam
Could it be the fault of the new postcodes?
# Stunning
An Irishman went around Vietnam 40 years after the war - and took some incredible photographs
Ian Thuillier spent three months travelling around the country earlier this year.
# Trafficking
From Vietnam to Mountjoy: Shackled by debt, trafficked and trapped in an Irish growhouse
Q’s story is terrifying and heartbreaking, as well as a look at the failure of global laws.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
A shooting in Dublin, Labour’s popularity and war veterans had everyone talking today.
# On this Day
There's a campaign to have a US military ship named after an Irishman from Ballyhaunis
On this day in 1966, Gallagher threw himself on top of a grenade in order to save his comrades.
# documentary
From Irish orphanage to saving lives in Vietnam: The inspirational Christina Noble
A new movie explores Noble’s life, and how she has helped thousands of children. It airs tomorrow night on RTÉ One.
# Essex
Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers
The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.
# Vietnam
This drone footage from the world's largest cave is just stunning
Sit back and enjoy.
# Human Trafficking
Two men freed after cannabis arrest, saying they had been trafficked into Ireland
The judge found that the gardaí investigating the case were also investigating the claims that they had been trafficked.
# sucker
Woman finds three-inch leech living up her nose
She nicknamed him ‘Mr Curly’.
# Collision Course
So what happens when you leave an intern in charge of a busy airport runway?
You might end up with two planes almost colliding, which is what happened last month in Vietnam.
# grounded
Crew suspended after plane lands at wrong airport
The plane landed at an airport 130km away from where it was supposed to be.
# Zebra crossing
Think your morning commute is bad? Crossing the road in Vietnam is utter madness
We’ll just stay at home forever, thanks.
# Chaos
3,000 evacuated from Vietnam after wave of anti-Chinese violence
The violence was triggered by Beijing’s deployment of an oil rig in contested South China Sea waters.
# family reunion
Facebook post reunites Vietnam war veteran with the son he left behind
The power of social media, proved once more.
# hope fading
Oil slick not from missing Malaysia jet
Investigators say they are chasing ‘every angle’ on the jet that went missing two days ago.
# Found
Possible debris from vanished Malaysia Airlines found in the sea off Vietnam
This is the first time authorities have given any positive indication that traces of the Boeing 777 have been found.
# Vietnam
Vietnam police investigate riot at Samsung factory
Thirteen people have been injured in the incident, four critically.
# what you're reading
Here are the 10 most read stories on this year
Boston bombings, slavery in London, and Peggy Mangan – these are the stories you read this year.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Typhoon
Typhoon death toll could reach 10,000 in one city alone
Several hundred people have been confirmed dead in the Philippines, but that could rise dramatically as more cities report in.
Vietnam hero General Vo Nguyen Giap dies, aged 102
He is survived by Dang Bich Ha, his wife since 1949, and four children.
# Treehouse
Father and son found after 40 years living in Vietnamese forest
Ho Van Thanh, 82, and his son, Ho Van Lang, 42, emerged bedraggled from the remote mountainous region in an emaciated condition, wearing loincloths made from tree bark.
# Vietnam
Clumsy crane operator knocks out electricity in a third of Vietnam
An operator knocked down a tree – which cut the main high-voltage line between the north and south of the country.
# Sweatshops
Fast fashion, fair wage: What Vietnam can teach Bangladesh
Vietnam – working on improving technology, conditions and pay – is proving more attractive to brands who want to protect their consumer reputation.
# Found Alive
Vietnam documentary maker stands by film about 'left behind' soldier
After days of online controversy, Michael Jorgensen says his documentary Unclaimed has found a Vietnam vet who was left behind after the war.
# evening fix
The Evening Fix... now with added Barack Obama playing Daniel Day-Lewis
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Lost
This US soldier 'found alive' in Vietnam 44 years after being left behind
Filmmaker says John Robertson, now 76, can no longer speak English, remember his birthday or the names of his American children.
# Vietnam
US noted Ireland's 'tendency to identify with North Vietnamese' in 1973
In a confidential wire leaked by Wikileak, then US Ambassador to Ireland John DJ Moore spoke about the country’s reluctance to take a lead role in the European Community.
# Winter Soldier
Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin
Winter Soldier will have three screenings at the IFI this weekend.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Irish Aid
Here's how Ireland distributed €159m among nine countries last year
The amount was 12 per cent less than the nearly €180 million given to countries including Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Timor Leste and Vietnam in 2011.
# Adoption
Ireland and Vietnam sign deal to resume adoption between countries
Vietnamese justice minister Ha Hung Cuong is in Dublin today to sign an agreement with the Adoption Authority of Ireland.
# Vietnam War
Agent Orange clean-up launched in Vietnam decades after war ends
US and Vietnam are commencing a landmark project to remove dangerous defoliant sprayed by American forces to defoliate Vietnam’s forests.
# Accommodation
Zambian and Vietnamese Paralympic teams choose Ireland for London 2012 training base
The countries have also been invited to participate in the Morton Pre-Games in Morton Stadium Santry on July 25.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…