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A 3-year-old girl miraculously survived falling from the 13th-floor balcony of an apartment building in Hanoi, caught by a passer-by.

CPI in January hits record high in recent 7 years

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in January hit a record high, up 1.23 percent over the previous month and 6.43 percent year on year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).

High school graduate rate falls: Education Ministry

More than 94 per cent of students sitting the national high school examination in late June of this academic year are eligible for graduation.

Walmart shares fall 10% as online sales slow

 Walmart shares suffered their biggest percentage fall for more than three decades on Tuesday after reporting disappointing online sales figures for the Christmas period.

Bitcoin falls below $6,000

 The value of Bitcoin has fallen to below $6,000 - its lowest price since November 2017.

Snap stock falls as alleged CEO comments rile some on social media

Shares of Snap fell 1.5 percent on Monday as the Snapchat owner faced criticism for comments allegedly made by its CEO about not prioritizing growth in India and Spain because they were "poor" countries.

Oil prices fall on rising U.S. crude stocks, OPEC output concerns

 Oil prices fell on Wednesday following a reported rise in U.S. crude inventories and an estimate that OPEC may have produced more crude in November than previously thought, potentially undermining a planned output cut.

Oil prices fall on high production despite planned OPEC output cut

Oil prices fell away from $50 per barrel on Monday despite an agreement last week by exporters to cut output, with traders doubting the step was enough to rein in production that has exceeded consumption for the better part of three years.

Overhead TV camera falls into Olympic Park in latest Games mishap

 An overhead television camera suspended by cables crashed to the ground in the Olympic Park on Monday, injuring seven people including two children, in the latest of a string of mishaps to hit South America's first Games.

Japan's CO2 emissions fall to three-year low in 2014/15 fiscal year

 Japan's greenhouse gas emissions fell 3.1 percent to a three-year low in the fiscal year ended March 2015, due to reduced power demand and growing use of renewables,

China's August imports fall 14.3% on oil prices

 China's imports in August fell 14.3% in yuan-denominated terms from a year ago, while exports fell by 6.1%.

Asian stocks fall as yuan rate is cut by another 1.6%

 Chinese shares were lower on Wednesday as its central bank again devalued the yuan, following Tuesday's record cut.

Greek bank shares continue to fall

 Greek bank shares have fallen sharply for a second day in Athens, but non-financial firms have fared better.

VNAT seeks to stop foreign visitor falls

VietNamNet Bridge – Representatives of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the Vietnam Tourism Association sat down together on Wednesday to devise promotional programs as a measure to curb a further decline in international visitors

Samsung Electronics forecasts 60% fall in quarterly profit

 Samsung Electronics has forecast a 60% fall in quarterly operating profit from a year ago, missing estimates, because of slowing Galaxy smartphone sales.

HCM City: An Australian falls from 20th floor of Sheraton Hotel

 VietNamNet Bridge - According to the police, at about 8 am on February 24, a 50-year-old Australian citizen died after falling from the 20th to the 6th floor of the Sheraton Hotel on Dong Du Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

Hanoi in autumn sunshine (photo)

VietNamNet Bridge – Roads covered with yellow leaves, the sun beams through leaf canopies, almond trees with red leaves, the long flaps of young girls flying in the wind, Hanoi has entered the fall with a seductive beauty.

Falling from 12th floor, a worker miraculously survives

VietNamNet Bridge – On the morning of July 4, a worker fell from the 12th floor of the building in Ho Chi Minh City but only his thighbone and scapula were broken.

HCM City: Unusual tornado blows away dozens of roofs

 VietNamNet Bridge - Rain started at 2pm on May 8. It got stronger at 3pm and lasted until 4.30pm. During the rain, an intense tornado swept away the roofs of dozens of houses and hit a lot of trees.