Paris exhibit commemorates Vietnamese in World War I

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Paris exhibit commemorates Vietnamese in World War I

An exhibition is being held in Paris to highlight the wretched working and living conditions suffered by the first Vietnamese people who were brought over to France by the French colonial government to serve in World War I.

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Old house preserved for generations

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Old house preserved for generations

An old wooden house in Quang Nam Province has become known for its great value after the owner got many offers, some as much as a million dollars, and he refused to sell.

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1,000-year esplanade revealed under new National Assembly House

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1,000-year esplanade revealed under new National Assembly House

VietNamNet Bridge - While building the basement of the new House of the National Assembly in Hanoi in early 2014, experts discovered an esplanade of the Ly Dynasty, which was built in the 11th century.

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Hanoi’s Liberation celebration: 60 Thanh Giong Statues presented

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Hanoi’s Liberation celebration: 60 Thanh Giong Statues presented

To commemorate the 60th anniversary of Hanoi’s Liberation Day (October 10), 60 statues of Thanh Giong (Saint Giong), a Vietnamese folk hero, were given to provinces, cities, organisations and individuals throughout Vietnam during an official ceremony on October 5.

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Expert discusses VN sacred objects

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Expert discusses VN sacred objects

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recently issued a decision to ban carvings of guard animals from public places, including pagodas and temples, if they do not conform to Vietnamese culture.

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Culture Vulture (10-09-2014)

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The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recently issued a decision to ban carvings of guard animals from public places, including pagodas and temples, if they do not conform to Vietnamese culture.

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Resolving the ethics of the Ebola dilemma

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Resolving the ethics of the Ebola dilemma

A group of ethicists will meet on Monday at the World Health Organization to discuss the wisdom or otherwise of making an experimental drug more widely available to those suffering from Ebola.

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New 3-D scanner improves the chances to preserve and study works of art

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A museum in Germany uses a high speed 3-D scanning system to help art historians and researchers preserve cultural artifacts quickly and reduce the risk of damage in the process.

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Thang Long Royal Citadel in desperate need of protection

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Thang Long Royal Citadel in desperate need of protection

Historians, heritage experts and archaeologists have made an urgent call for the protection of Thang Long Citadel in Hanoi which is being encroached upon by new construction projects.

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Scientists urge repairs to Vietnam’s damaged UNESCO-recognized complex

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Scientists urge repairs to Vietnam’s damaged UNESCO-recognized complex

Local historians, relic conservationists and archeologists have just petitioned to the government in unison to undo the extensive damage to the core area of UNESCO-recognized Thang Long Imperial Citadel in downtown Hanoi.

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Priceless document affirms Vietnam’s sovereignty over sea, islands

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Priceless document affirms Vietnam’s sovereignty over sea, islands

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Information and Communications has held a ceremony to receive and unveil the 1827 World Atlas Bruxelles which has been judged by the French and Belgian historians as the high scientific and legal value in affirming the undeniable sovereignty of Vietnam over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.

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Priceless document affirms Vietnam’s sovereignty over sea, islands

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Priceless document affirms Vietnam’s sovereignty over sea, islands

The Ministry of Information and Communications has held a ceremony to receive and unveil the 1827 World Atlas Bruxelles which has been judged by the French and Belgian historians as the high scientific and legal value in affirming the undeniable sovereignty of Vietnam over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagoes.

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Historians say educators are to blame for students’ indifference to history

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Historians say educators are to blame for students’ indifference to history

VietNamNet Bridge – Students’ antipathy towards history has, to some extent, important significance, says well-known historian Phan Huy Le. It should serve as a call for Vietnam to renovate the way it teaches history.

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Historians look back at Dien Bien Phu Victory

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Historians look back at Dien Bien Phu Victory

Historians evaluated and analysed the Dien Bien Phu campaign to defeat the French at a seminar held in Binh Duong Province on May 6 to mark the 60th anniversary of the historic Dien Bien Phu Victory.

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Leader visits former soldiers to mark victory

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Leader visits former soldiers to mark victory

HA NOI (VNS) — President Truong Tan Sang and leaders in northern Dien Bien Province yesterday visited two former soldiers who took part to the Dien Bien Phu Victory against the French in 1954. The visit marked the 60th anniversary of the victory.

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