Vietnamese building wins top prize at architecture festival

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Vietnamese building wins top prize at architecture festival

The Chapel, a communal building made of recycled materials in HCM City's Binh Chanh District, has won the World Building of the Year Award.

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Percussionist beats challenges to preserve art

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Percussionist beats challenges to preserve art

Soc Trang musician Danh Sol brought new life to the Khmer tradition of pentatonic music. Chanh Da and Trung Hieu report.

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Oldest woman lives in Viet Nam

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The Asia Book of Records has recognised 121-year-old Nguyen Thi Tru as the continent's oldest living woman, and Cao Vien, 106, and his wife Vu Thi Hai, 100, as the oldest couple.

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Three Vietnamese Elderly granted Asian recognition

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Three Vietnamese Elderly granted Asian recognition

VietNamNet Bridge – The Asian Records Organisation officially recognised three Vietnamese centenarians as the oldest woman and oldest couple in Asia on August 27.

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Lifting up a prayer

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Lifting up a prayer

Monks hold the largest ever Buddhism prayer book on the Vu Lan festival as it is recognised by the Viet Nam Book of Records at Thien Chanh Pagoda in HCM City's Tan Phu District on Sunday.

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VN wants Guinness recognition for oldest living person

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VN wants Guinness recognition for oldest living person

Viet Nam plans to ask the Guinness World Records to recognise HCM City's Nguyen Thi Tru, the country's oldest living person, as the world's oldest living person.

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Art & Entertainment News Headlines 21/2

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Art & Entertainment News Headlines 21/2

Concert celebrates late composer Son

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Japanese garden retreat to open in HCM City

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VietNam News English 8 month(s) ago

A Japanese-style garden, the first of its kind in Viet Nam, will open in HCM City on March 2.

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Writing, photo contest to fete South Sai Gon

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VietNam News English 10 month(s) ago

A contest for writing and photography about the establishment and development of South Sai Gon will be held by Tan Thuan Industrial Promotion Company Ltd (IPC).

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Mila Le crowned Miss Overseas Vietnamese 2013

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Mila Le crowned Miss Overseas Vietnamese 2013

(VOV) - Vietnamese American Mila Le was crowned Miss Overseas Vietnamese 2013 in California, USA.

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Hue completes restoration of mandarins’ abode

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Hue completes restoration of mandarins’ abode

The Ta Vu Building (Mandarins’ House) in the ancient imperial capital city of Hue has had its interior decor restored under a project funded by the German Conservation Restoration and Education Project (GCRFP).

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Producers accountable for leak of banned ‘Bui doi Cho Lon’

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Producers accountable for leak of banned ‘Bui doi Cho Lon’

The National Cinema Department announced that Chanh Phuong Co. and Thien Ngan Co., producers of “Bui doi Cho Lon” (The gangsters in the melting pot of Cho Lon), which was earlier banned for its violent content and gory scenes, are to be held responsible for the leak of the film’s draft version on the Internet.

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Vietnamese painting sold for a record US$390,000

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Vietnamese painting sold for a record US$390,000

A work of late Vietnamese painter Nguyen Phan Chanh was sold last month for HK$3.03 million (US$390,000) in Hong Kong by Christie’s International, one of the world’s largest fine-art auction houses.

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Vietnamese painting hits record price

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VietnamPlus English 18 month(s) ago

A painting entitled The Rice Seller by Nguyen Phan Chanh was sold for 390,000 USD last weekend at an auction held by Christie's International in Hong Kong, setting a new record for a work by a Vietnamese artist, according to Bloomberg.

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Vietnamese painting sells for record VND8 billion

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Vietnamese painting sells for record VND8 billion

(VOV) - A Vietnamese painting entitled “La Marchand de Riz” (The Rice Seller), by Nguyen Phan Chanh, sold for HK$3.03 million (equivalent to VND8 billion) at a weekend auction by Christie’s International in Hong Kong.

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