Firework performances welcome the Year of the Monkey

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Firework performances welcome the Year of the Monkey

As the clock strikes twelve, the moment the Year of the Monkey begins, fireworks light up the sky across the nation amidst the joy of millions of people who spend the night out to welcome the lunar New Year. In Hanoi alone, fireworks sparkle in 31 locations whereas in Ho Chi Minh City, there are four firework-performing locations. Many localities in the country also presented fireworks to celebrate the new year.

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Hoan Kiem carver's craft spans five decades

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Hoan Kiem carver's craft spans five decades

VietNamNet Bridge – For Le Van Quy, carving inscriptions on pens is more than just a way to make a living. It's a way to preserve and document history. Bach Lien reports.

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What next for the Hoan Kiem Turtle?

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What next for the Hoan Kiem Turtle?

With the sad death of Hanoi’s legendary Hoan Kiem Turtle - Cu Rua (Great Grandfather Turtle) - this month, many citizens of Hanoi seem at a loss as to what to do next. The passing of the old turtle has taken a little of the magic from the heart of Hanoi. But it has also left the future survival of the entire species that Cu Rua belonged to in doubt, the Swinhoe Softshell Turtle (Rafetus swinhoei) is now only represented...

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Will the Hoan Kiem turtle be cloned?

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Will the Hoan Kiem turtle be cloned?

VietNamNet Bridge - According to the Asia Turtle Conservation Program (ATP) in Asia, modern science and technology will be able to restore the Hoan Kiem turtle and bring the soft-shelled turtles back to the Sword Lake in the future by cloning.

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Hoan Kiem oldies spurn cold for morning exercise

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Hoan Kiem oldies spurn cold for morning exercise

Hanoi's elderly are undaunted by the cold front that has enveloped northern Vietnam, turning out for their dawn morning exercise by Hoan Kiem Lake as the rest of the city huddles under the bed covers.

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Modern Hanoi through photo exhibition

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Modern Hanoi through photo exhibition

VietNamNet Bridge – As the 12th National Party Congress gets underway, the capital city of Hanoi is recognizing the significance of the architectural changes in the city over recent years with an extraordinary photo exhibition on the banks of Hoan Kiem Lake.

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Hoan Kiem turtle to be preserved at Museum of Nature

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Hoan Kiem turtle to be preserved at Museum of Nature

VietNamNet Bridge – The Hanoi People's Committee has decided to move the deceased Hoan Kiem turtle to the Museum of Nature (Vietnam Academy of Sciences) for maintenance.

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Expert suggests replacement turtle brought to Hoan Kiem lake

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Expert suggests replacement turtle brought to Hoan Kiem lake

A Vietnamese professor has suggested that Hanoi should bring a turtle from another local lake to replace the giant Cu Rua turtle which died yesterday, January 19.

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Hanoi to let off fireworks at 31 locations on Lunar New Year's Eve

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Hanoi to let off fireworks at 31 locations on Lunar New Year's Eve

VietNamNet Bridge - On New Year's Eve, Hanoi will hold firework displays at 31 places, including six places with high-range performances and 25 places with lower-range performances, announced Mr To Van Dong, Director of the Hanoi Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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Ancient turtle in Hoan Kiem lake reported dead

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Ancient turtle in Hoan Kiem lake reported dead

A turtle, believed to has been residing in Hoan Kiem Lake in downtown Hanoi for hundred years, was reported dead on January 19, the lake’s management board announced.

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Hanoi announces surprise Tet firework shows despite pleading poverty

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Hanoi announces surprise Tet firework shows despite pleading poverty

Despite apparently lacking the funds to host fireworks during New Years Eve, Hanoi has somehow managed to afford displays at 31 locations throughout the city on the Lunar New Year’s Eve (February 7), a local official surprisingly announced.

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Vietnam’s giant turtle in Hoan Kiem Lake dies

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Vietnam’s giant turtle in Hoan Kiem Lake dies

The legendary turtle of Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake died on the afternoon of January 19, a source has told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.

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Hanoi's giant turtle to be preserved at museum

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Hanoi's giant turtle to be preserved at museum

Hanoi’s authorities have decided to keep the capital city's giant soft shell turtle which died yesterday, January 19, at a local museum for long-term research and preservation purposes.

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Hanoi: Lunar New Year’s Eve fireworks planned for 30 venues

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Hanoi: Lunar New Year’s Eve fireworks planned for 30 venues

Fireworks will light up the capital city of Hanoi’s sky on the Lunar New Year’s Eve (February 7) at 30 display venues, local authorities recently announced.

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Vietnam’s legendary turtle dies

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – The giant turtle of the Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi, reportedly died this afternoon, January 19. This is shocking news to Hanoians in particular and Vietnamese in general.

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