Scientists check the engine of cheetahs, animal world's 'Ferrari'

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Scientists check the engine of cheetahs, animal world's 'Ferrari'

Cheetahs can aptly be called the race cars of the animal kingdom: sleek, graceful and supremely speedy.

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White tiger kills schoolboy in New Delhi zoo

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

A white tiger mauled to death a school student in a New Delhi zoo on Tuesday, an official and a witness said.

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Vietnam craft villages hurt by authorities’ rejection of Chinese-style stone mascots

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Vietnam craft villages hurt by authorities’ rejection of Chinese-style stone mascots

Artisans and workers in traditional stone carving villages across Vietnam are now struggling after cultural authorities requested that exotic mascots be excluded from religious institutions and public agencies early last month.

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Photos: Largest stone animal-statue making village in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Photos: Largest stone animal-statue making village in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – The demand for European or Chinese style stone mascot statues, which are placed in front of temples or office buildings, has led to busy work weeks for the stone workers of the Non Nuoc stone carving village in Da Nang.

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Vinpearl joins endangered species conservation efforts

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

Vinpearl One-member Ltd. Company, a subsidiary of Vingroup, has joined other organisations in an effort to protect endangered animals, the People’s Committee of central coastal Khanh Hoa province reported.

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Mid-Autumn Festival begins in Old Quarter

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Mid-Autumn Festival begins in Old Quarter

Children noisily shouted as two colourful lions, one red, one yellow, appeared at the entrance to Kim Ngan Communal House on Hang Bac Street yesterday.

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Pictures: Vietnamese sacred objects in timeline

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Pictures: Vietnamese sacred objects in timeline

VietNamNet Bridge - An official document introducing Vietnam’s sacred object specimens, has been presented to the Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of provinces across the country. Following are some images of Vietnam’s traditional sacred objects.

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Two Chinese-style stone lions removed from Hanoi temple

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VietnamNet English 2 month(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 2 month(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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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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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 2 month(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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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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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 month(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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