Two Chinese-style stone lions removed from Hanoi temple

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VietnamNet English 5 day(s) ago

Two Chinese-style stone lions removed from Hanoi temple

VietNamNet Bridge – Gia Quat Pagoda in Hanoi’s Long Bien District has become the first relic site to remove a pair of Chinese-style stone lions from its campus after the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism issued Dispatch 2662 that recommended that “strange objects” not be used at relic sites.

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Questions hang over fate of removed lion statues

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VietNam News English 5 day(s) ago

A pair of Chinese-style stone lions was removed from Gia Quat Pagoda in Long Bien District, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ho Anh Tuan said on Tuesday.

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Vietnamese lions to roar again

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VietnamNet English 6 day(s) ago

Vietnamese lions to roar again

VietNamNet Bridge – In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.

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Vietnam sculptors want to sell you the Statue of Liberty

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam sculptors want to sell you the Statue of Liberty

A group of sculptors say their humungous Statue of Liberty miniature has brought new life to their workshop on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City.

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Vietnamese lions to roar again

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnamese lions to roar again

In the near future, foreign-style stone lions with fierce looks, large paws and sharp teeth are expected to be removed from relics, pagodas and temples throughout the country.

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Culture Ministry removes foreign-style animal statues from all temples

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Culture Ministry removes foreign-style animal statues from all temples

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has ordered that stone or cement-made statues of animals sourced from China or Europe be removed from their locations in front of doors of Buddhist temples, historical relic sites and offices.

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Ministry curbs use of foreign cultural symbols

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Ministry curbs use of foreign cultural symbols

VietNamNet Bridge – The Culture, Sports and Tourism Ministry has promulgated a document warning agencies and individuals not to exhibit or use symbols or objects unsuited to Vietnamese customs and culture.

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Ministry curbs use of foreign cultural symbols

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Ministry curbs use of foreign cultural symbols

The Culture, Sports and Tourism Ministry has promulgated a document warning agencies and individuals not to exhibit or use symbols or objects unsuited to Vietnamese customs and culture.

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Singapore celebrates 49th National Day

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

About 5,000 people participated in the National Day Parade held at the Marina Bay Floating Platform, Singapore on August 9 to celebrate the country’s 49th birthday.

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Cameroon fight back to draw with Germany

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Cameroon fight back to draw with Germany

Cameroon came from behind to claim a 2-2 draw with Germany to give the Indomitable Lions a pre-World Cup boost in their penultimate Brazil 2014 warm-up match.

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S’pore Night Safari remains attractive to world people

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

“The Night Safari is a home-grown attraction that has gained a reputation on the world stage for its unique, immersive wildlife experience,” said Claire Chiang, Chairman of Wildlife Reserves Singapore at its 20th anniversary celebration on May 23.

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Uproar as young giraffe put down at Copenhagen zoo

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Uproar as young giraffe put down at Copenhagen zoo

A Danish zoo sparked outrage on Sunday when it put down a young giraffe then chopped it up and fed it to lions as visitors, including young children, looked on.

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Twitter must move faster to counter fears of plateau

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Twitter must move faster to counter fears of plateau

Twitter's CEO Dick Costolo is seen during a conference at the Cannes Lions festival in Cannes in this file photo taken June 20, 2012. Photo: Reuters

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Flower markets make Ho Chi Minh City colourful

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago 2 related news

The Tet (Lunar New Year) atmosphere has taken over Ho Chi Minh City as 131 flower markets opened on January 23.

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History roars to life through lion statues

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

History roars to life through lion statues

VietNamNet Bridge – While guardian lion sculptures are frequently associated with China, Viet Nam also boasts many such masterpieces. Reflective of the country's rich history and culture, they are worth a look for anyone curious about Viet Nam's past.

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