Taggers' delight: Vietnam city turns into graffiti canvas

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

Ho Chi Minh City - Shrouded by fumes and surrounded by spray cans, Vietnamese graffiti artist Kong conjures his latest masterpiece, a monkey clutching an aerosol, a colour-splashed act of rebellion in a country where the youth are expected to follow strict social mores.

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Vietnamese painting fetches US$1.2 million in Hong Kong

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 month(s) ago

Family Life, an artwork by late Vietnamese painter Le Pho, fetched US$1.2 million at a Modern and Contemporary Art auction at Hong Kong’s Sotheby’s home late last week.

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Vietnamese painting fetches US$1.2m in Hong Kong

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Family Life, an artwork by late Vietnamese painter Lê Phổ, fetched US$1.2m at a Modern and Contemporary Art auction at Hong Kong’s Sotheby’s home late last week.

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Painter captures pure eyes of minority kids in mountainous Vietnam (photos)

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 month(s) ago

A Hanoi-based artist has spent the last decade frequenting the mountainous areas in northern Vietnam to capture the beauty of minority people, especially children and women, onto his canvas.

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Remember this mural village in Vietnam? Its residents now offer homestay service

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

Residents of the central Vietnamese fishing village of Tam Thanh, which has gained popularity since a 2016 makeover that turned the entire locale into a giant canvas for mural paintings, are now running homestay service to host visitors.

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What's on February 27-March 5 (Daily updated)

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Báo Dân Trí English 6 month(s) ago

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Two polluters fined nearly US$66,592

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SaiGon GP English 9 month(s) ago

Deputy Chairman of Da Nang city People’s Committee Nguyen Ngoc Tuan issued fines of nearly VND1.5 billion ( US$66,592) to two environment violators, said the People’s Committee office on November 26.

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Brazil casts aside crisis in rousing Rio Games opening

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Báo Thanh Niên English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

Brazil casts aside crisis in rousing Rio Games opening

Brazil unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest and the creative energy of its wildly diverse population in welcoming the world on Friday to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, all to the pounding beat of samba, bossa nova and funk.

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Rio kicks off Games with ode to forests, favelas and funk

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago 1 related news

Rio kicks off Games with ode to forests, favelas and funk

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 5 - Brazil unfurled a vast canvas celebrating its rainforest and the creative energy of its wildly diverse population to the tune of samba, bossa nova and funk in welcoming the world on Friday to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Vietnam runs for UNESCO chief position

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Báo Dân Trí English 13 month(s) ago

Vietnam runs for UNESCO chief position

Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau, head of the Foreign Ministry's Culture and UNESCO Department, has been nominated for the director-general position of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the 2017-2021 tenure.

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Drowning deaths of children continue to haunt Vietnam

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago

Drowning deaths of children continue to haunt Vietnam

Local residents found the bodies of three children in a reservoir in Nghe An Province Sunday, including two siblings and their cousin.

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Phu Tho bio-fuel plant left idle

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Báo Dân Trí English 16 month(s) ago

Phu Tho bio-fuel plant left idle

A USD114.2 million bio-fuel plant in the northern province of Phu Tho has been left unused for years.

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Life of Vietnamese teachers at 4,300 feet

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Báo Thanh Niên English 16 month(s) ago

Life of Vietnamese teachers at 4,300 feet

Po Ho Cao in the northern province of Lao Cai is nearly 1,300 meters above sea level and cold and foggy all year round. The mountain peak is home to 30 H’Mong families, who are regularly visited by teachers from the plains for the past 20 years. Photos: Mai Thanh Hai.

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18 preschoolers, 2 teachers hospitalized after bee attack

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Báo Thanh Niên English 17 month(s) ago

18 preschoolers, 2 teachers hospitalized after bee attack

Doctors in the central province of Nghe An on Friday said 18 preschoolers and their two teachers were in a stable condition after being attacked by a large swarm of bees yesterday.

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Hanoi police’s bike patrol plan is on the wrong track

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Báo Thanh Niên English 18 month(s) ago 1 related news

Hanoi police’s bike patrol plan is on the wrong track

Last August Hanoi residents were surprised to see police officers patrol streets and alleys on bicycles, but that has almost stopped now.

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