Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war
06 June 2019 | 8:03 am
Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the findings don't tell the full story of the overall impact of the dispute.
30 Apr 2020
Vietnamese artists are wielding their paintbrushes in the country's fight against the coronavirus, designing propaganda posters that have popped up across Hanoi.
13 May 2020
We look at the Lebanese press as the country enters a new coronavirus lockdown.
12 Jun 2020
In a sunny temple courtyard in Vietnam, a man pushes an iron rod hard against his eye socket and tries to make it bend -- his dizzying strength honed through years of practising centuries-old martial art Thien Mon Dao.
13 Oct 2020
Around a year after the tragedy in which 39 Vietnamese migrants were found dead inside a truck in Essex, UK, the victims' families could not forget the pain of losing their loved ones, but many don't want blame the accused smugglers that are currently on trial in London for the appalling tragedy.
14 Oct 2020
At least 18 people died and more than a dozen are missing after floods submerged homes in central Vietnam and rough seas capsized fishing boats, authorities said Monday, as another storm threatened fresh downpours.
19 Oct 2020
Heavy flooding and landslides have hit central Vietnam for more than a week. Rescue workers faced a dangerous situation, after 13 of them died trying to reach those trapped in the mud.
24 Oct 2020
More than 100 people have died and 20 others are missing in central Vietnam following weeks of severe flooding and landslides, as the country braces for yet another storm this weekend.
29 Oct 2020
Fallen trees are left lying across roads and homes without roofs in some of the worst destruction seen in years after Typhoon Molave hit central Vietnam.
1 Nov 2020
Vietnam's worst typhoon in 20 years has left rescuers scouring landslides at two hillside villages. At least 19 bodies have been found, dozens of residents are still missing. Two fishing boat crews are also missing.
22 Nov 2020
At least five people have been injured in Vietnam as the storm leaves a trail of devastation in the Philippines. Vamco is easing slightly after it was labeled as a typhoon with winds of up to 155 kilometers per hour.
5 Feb 2021
Lion and dragon dancing has normallu been seen as a male pursuit in Vietnam, but young female performers are challenging that assumption.
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At the start of the pandemic, London-based Palestinian actor, filmmaker and music producer Mo'min Swaitat discovered 10,000 tapes in the West Bank while in lockdown there – music that documented a moment in Palestinian history that hadn't been heard for 30 years. He spent eight months listening to the tapes, making it his mission to digitise and re-release this window into the past. One of the tapes he found was "The Intifada 1987”, an album by Riad Awwad. Mo'min tells Eve Jackson why the discovery is so important to Palestinians.
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The conflict in Gaza is something we're used to seeing on the news, but now, events in the Palestinian territory are popping up on the small screen as fiction. Following the success of hit Israeli shows like "Fauda", Hamas is throwing itself into television production, with a series to tell its side of the story. We take a closer look.
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While WhatsApp has over 2 billion users, Telegram has over 500 million monthly active users. Apart from these 2, Wire, Discord, Viber, and Skype are some other options in the list of WhatsApp alternatives. Telegram focuses on security, is free and importantly, it can be used on all devices at the same time.
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Palm worm, also known as white worm and fos in Cameroon, is one of the most consumed delicacies of Cameroonian cuisine, as it is considered a "vitamin store". It was consumed in the past to meet the nutritional needs in rural areas but it has started to be consumed in cities and on rich tables with its natural cheese flavor.
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The omicron variant of COVID-19, which was first detected in South Africa, has so far resulted in fewer deaths and hospitalizations than previous waves. Though some experts warn not to take the variant lightly, life has almost returned to normal in cities such as Cape Town, where restaurants and bars are open for the first time since the pandemic began.
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A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused significant damage to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust. Yet some internet users shared false images of the natural catastrophe. Why? We take a look at why fake footage frequently circulates on social media in the aftermath of extreme weather events and other catastrophes.