Elephant slaughter, China ivory sales 'out of control'

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Elephant slaughter, China ivory sales 'out of control'

The slaughter of Africa's elephants and the illegal trade in ivory in China are "out of control" and could push wild elephants to extinction within a generation, conservationists said Tuesday.

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Vegetable carvings on display in HCMC

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Photo credit: Lao Dong

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Vietnam applied art void of creativity, incentives: experts

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Vietnam applied art void of creativity, incentives: experts

Local experts lament that Vietnamese applied art is running after other countries as it lacks creativity and incentives to spur development.

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Windy Days youth trips explore traditional Vietnamese culture

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Windy Days youth trips explore traditional Vietnamese culture

It's a cool autumn morning when senior student Pham Thi Thanh Huyen takes a bus trip with her friends for a one-day tour of the outskirts of Ha Noi.

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Vinh Phuc on right track to develop craft villages

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The northern province of Vinh Phuc is focusing all resources to develop traditional craft villages in an effort to provide more jobs and increase incomes for locals, especially those in rural areas.

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Hang Pagoda distinctively

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Hang Pagoda distinctively

VietNamNet Bridge – The Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh is home to many Khmer pagodas worth a visit, but the most popular and original one is probably Hang Pagoda, or Cave Pagoda.

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First exhibit on purely Vietnamese mascots may serve as craftsmen’s input

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First exhibit on purely Vietnamese mascots may serve as craftsmen’s input

Vietnam’s first exhibit on purely traditional Vietnamese mascots is running in Hanoi until November 17. The exhibit provides samples for local craftsmen to adopt in response to the culture ministry’s warning against the use of exotic mascots.

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Hanoi fair on agricultural products and craft villages opens

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The Hanoi Agricultural Products and Craft Village Fair opened on October 24 as part of efforts to promote local produce and highlight traditional values of the villages as well as achievements in building new style rural areas.

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Traditional craft village fest to kick off in Vietnam capital this week

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Traditional craft village fest to kick off in Vietnam capital this week

A festival boasting over 360 booths symbolizing nearly 200 traditional craft villages will be held in Hanoi from Thursday to Sunday, the Vietnamese government said last week on its website.

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Artworks made from eggshells

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VietnamNet English 3 month(s) ago

Artworks made from eggshells

VietNamNet Bridge – A young man in Saigon can turn waste eggshells into true artworks after making hundreds of drill bits smaller than hair.

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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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Marble Mounts – The 'rockery' masterpiece in the heart of Da Nang

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Marble Mounts – The 'rockery' masterpiece in the heart of Da Nang

VietNamNet Bridge - With many caves, temples and traditional villages, Ngu Hanh Son, or the Marble Mountains, is a fascinating stop on the journey to discover heritage sites in central Vietnam.

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Photos: Largest stone animal-statue making village in Vietnam

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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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Vietnam’s ancient stone carving village receives national heritage certificate

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Vietnam’s ancient stone carving village receives national heritage certificate

A 200-year-old stone carving village in central Vietnam has received a certificate recognizing it as part of the national intangible cultural heritage, the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism said Tuesday on its website.

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HCM City hosts international advertising expo

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VOV News English 4 month(s) ago

HCM City hosts international advertising expo

The fifth International Advertising Equipment and Technology Exhibition, or VietAd 2014, opened at the Tan Binh Exhibition and Convention Centre in HCM City on August 28.

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