Vietnamese youth vie to turn tricks

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Vietnamese youth vie to turn tricks

Anew sport called ‘tricking', which combines techniques from martial arts to acrobatics, is drawing legions of fans. Thanh Nga reports.

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Ho Chi Minh City to restore and relocate iconic statues to make way for subway hub

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Ho Chi Minh City to restore and relocate iconic statues to make way for subway hub

Ho Chi Minh authorities have announced plans to restore the iconic statue and bust that will be removed from the historic Ben Thanh Market roundabout to make way for a subway hub.

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Vietnam's FPT University adds folk music to curriculum

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Vietnam's FPT University adds folk music to curriculum

Ho Chi Minh City's FPT University contracted Thursday with Hanoi-based Thanh Hoa Concert JSC to add traditional music to its official curriculum.

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Ho Chi Minh City will restore and relocate iconic statues to make way for subway hub

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Ho Chi Minh City will restore and relocate iconic statues to make way for subway hub

Ho Chi Minh authorities have announced plans to restore the iconic statue and bust that will be removed from the historic Ben Thanh Market roundabout to make way for a subway hub.

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Former Westlife frontman to return to Vietnam on September tour

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Former Westlife frontman to return to Vietnam on September tour

The former leader of world-renowned Irish boy band Westlife will stage his one-night concert in Ho Chi Minh City next month, the organizers said in a press release.

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Major IT events set for September

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

International Data Group (IDG) ASEAN has announced three major information technology (IT) events that are scheduled for September 26 to 28 in HCMC.

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Nine symbols of Saigon live forever

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Nine symbols of Saigon live forever

(VOV) - Ben Thanh Market, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, Post Office, Vinh Nghiem Pagoda and Archdiocese have been part and parcel of Saigon for centuries.

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Ton Thanh Pagoda

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Ton Thanh Pagoda

The ancient pagoda of Ton Thanh is located in My Loc Commune, Can Giuoc District, Long An Province. The 200 year-old pagoda is the place where Nguyen Dinh Chieu, a great poet and patriotic scholar lived and created the most celebrated works in Vietnamese literature.

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Hanoi village enters third year of votive paper ban

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Hanoi village enters third year of votive paper ban

Last Sunday (August 10) marked the peak of "wandering souls month" on Vietnam's lunar calendar, but not a wisp of smoke could be detected around Khe Tang village in Hanoi's Thanh Oai District.

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Miss India wears Vietnamese fashion designs

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Miss India wears Vietnamese fashion designs

VietNamNet Bridge – Miss India 2013 Ruhani Sharma wore evening gowns by Vietnamese well-known designer Van Thanh Cong at the Asia fashion week on August 18.

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Construction sites for new subway dot HCM City landscape

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Construction sites for new subway dot HCM City landscape

VietNamNet Bridge – The construction of the first subway route in HCM City, which will be nearly 20km in length, is underway. The $2.4 billion work is taking shape day after day.

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German DJ brings beats to HCM City

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German DJ brings beats to HCM City

The Goethe Institute and Heart Beat Saigon will present a performance by German music producer and DJ Schleep Geist at the Cargo Bar on September 5.

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Statue fronting Vietnam's Ben Thanh market to be temporarily relocated

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Statue fronting Vietnam's Ben Thanh market to be temporarily relocated

The statue in front of Ho Chi Minh City’s iconic Ben Thanh Market will be temporarily relocated to facilitate the construction of an urban railway project.

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Japanese Bunraku puppet to hit Hanoi stage

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Japanese Bunraku puppet to hit Hanoi stage

The Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange will organize a Bunraku exchange and performance program called “Traditional Puppet of Asia: Bunraku Meets Asean” for six young artists of Bunraku Company from Osaka, Japan to stage at Vietnam Puppet Theater in Hanoi on August30.

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Pictures: 'Ghost City' and the wells next to graves in Saigon

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Pictures: 'Ghost City' and the wells next to graves in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge – For over 20 years, nearly 1,000 people in Quarter 2 and 3 of Ward 12, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City have been using water from drilling wells near graves.

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