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INS Kiltan arrived at Nha Rong port under Mission Sagar-III, part of India’s humanitarian and disaster relief assistance to friendly foreign countries during the Covid-19 pandemic.(TWITTER.)

India sends warship to deliver aid to Vietnam, conduct exercise in South China Sea

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 10:03 PM IST
The visit by the corvette INS Kiltan is also aimed at enhancing maritime cooperation between the two navies and contributing to regional security and stability. On its departure from Ho Chi Minh City, the warship will undertake a “passing exercise” with the Vietnam People’s Navy in South China Sea during December 26-27.
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Mannequins are placed in spectator seats to cheer South Korea's football club FC Seoul team.(via REUTERS)
Mannequins are placed in spectator seats to cheer South Korea's football club FC Seoul team.(via REUTERS)

Fans and soccer back in Vietnam after coronavirus shutdown

By Associated Press | HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 12:21 PM IST
Despite sharing a long land border with China, where the virus originated, Vietnam, with a population of almost 100 million has recorded just 328 cases and not a single recorded death.
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The advertisement was later deleted, and Burger King issued an apology, saying it was “insensitive and does not reflect our brand values regarding diversity and inclusion.”(Bloomberg)
The advertisement was later deleted, and Burger King issued an apology, saying it was “insensitive and does not reflect our brand values regarding diversity and inclusion.”(Bloomberg)

Burger King follows Dolce & Gabbana with chopsticks advertisement blunder

By Leslie Patton and Jeff Green | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2019 09:46 AM IST
The fast-food chain showed a video clip of diners trying to eat its new “Vietnamese Sweet Chilli Tendercrisp Burger” with large red chopsticks. Social media users say the ad, which was posted on Instagram, is culturally insensitive and plays to stereotypes.
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Ajay Jayaram in action during the Vietnam Open badminton tournament on Sunday.(AFP)
Ajay Jayaram in action during the Vietnam Open badminton tournament on Sunday.(AFP)

Ajay Jayaram ends runner-up at Vietnam Open badminton

By Press Trust of India | Ho Chi Minh City
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 03:11 PM IST
Ajay Jayaram had an impressive run at the Vietnam Open badminton tournament before losing 14-21, 10-21 to Shesar Hiren Rhustavito in a 28-minute clash on Sunday.
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The Shilin Night Market in Taipei .(Shutterstock)
The Shilin Night Market in Taipei .(Shutterstock)

Head to these bustling and vibrant night markets on your next Asian vacay

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 05:28 PM IST
Night markets have long been a prominent part of Asian society that bring the travellers close to the local culture as the vibrancy and dynamism they offer is absolutely jaw-dropping.
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Ne bar's signature “pho cocktail” in Hanoi, which is inspired by Vietnam’s national dish of beef noodles in fish sauce broth.(AFP)
Ne bar's signature “pho cocktail” in Hanoi, which is inspired by Vietnam’s national dish of beef noodles in fish sauce broth.(AFP)

The latest cocktail trend in Vietnam is inspired by local street food flavours

By HT Correspondent | Agence France-Presse, Hanoi
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 08:55 AM IST
Pho cocktails have turned up on menus across Vietnam, where the upscale bars have taken off in recent years -- especially in the bustling southern commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City.
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