Culture Vulture (26-11-2014)

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Culture Vulture (26-11-2014)

Photographer Nick Ut received the Achievement in Photojournalism Award at the 12th Annual Lucie Awards in New York for his iconic portrayal of Napalm Girl Pham Thi Kim Phuc.

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Ho Chi Minh City's iconic general prepares for move to D6

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Báo Thanh Niên English 3 day(s) ago

Workers set up scaffolding and barriers around the statue of General Tran Nguyen Han to prepare for its removal from the Ben Thanh Market roundabout in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Geolocative audio tour links past with present in Vietnam’s capital city

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Geolocative audio tour links past with present in Vietnam’s capital city

A free interactive, geolocative audio tour is being organized in Hanoi, offering participants opportunities to explore the capital city’s rich culture by listening to its hallmark sounds echoing from a century ago as they stroll in its old quarter.

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Geolocative audio tour links past with present in Vietnam’s capital city

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Geolocative audio tour links past with present in Vietnam’s capital city

A free interactive, geolocative audio tour is being organized in Hanoi, offering participants opportunities to explore the capital city’s rich culture by listening to its hallmark sounds echoing from a century ago as they stroll in its old quarter.

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Korean dance troupe to perform folk tunes in ‘Arirang Saigon’ next month

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 6 day(s) ago

Korean dance troupe to perform folk tunes in ‘Arirang Saigon’ next month

A dance performance featuring South Korea’s iconic “Arirang” folk tune is slated to take place in Ho Chi Minh City early next month, the organizers said in a press release sent to Tuoi Tre News on Friday.

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Mascots from previous Olympic Games unite in Rio de Janeiro

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Mascots from previous Olympic Games arrive in the next host city, Rio de Janeiro, to visit iconic spots such as Sugarloaf Mountain and the Maracana.

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Hanoi braces for Italian fashion exhibition

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Hanoi braces for Italian fashion exhibition

(VOV) - With Vietnam gaining a reputation in the international fashion arena, the Centre of Italian Culture and Brands in Hanoi has decided to host an exhibition featuring the latest designs of iconic Raffaella Curiel.

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Limestone plateau in central Vietnam defaced for cement production

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Limestone plateau in central Vietnam defaced for cement production

Hundreds of limestone mountains, which are considered Ha Long Bay on land, in the central province of Quang Binh, have been ‘slaughtered’ to provide materials for cement production.

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Peace Culture Festival to be held on Long Bien Bridge in December

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Peace Culture Festival to be held on Long Bien Bridge in December

VietNamNet Bridge – The Peace Culture street-style festival will take place from December 19 to 21 on Hanoi’s oldest bridge, offering Vietnamese and international arts.

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Ho Chi Minh City to organize $1.5mn pyrotechnic, light shows on New Year’s Eve

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Ho Chi Minh City to organize $1.5mn pyrotechnic, light shows on New Year’s Eve

Ho Chi Minh City authorities are planning to organize pyrotechnic and light shows, estimated to cost US$1.5 million, at an iconic skyscraper in the downtown area on New Year’s Eve.

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Palestinian war of words mars Arafat anniversary

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Palestinian war of words mars Arafat anniversary

Palestinians marked 10 years since the mysterious death of their iconic leader Yasser Arafat on Tuesday but a war of words between rival factions Fatah and Hamas marred the anniversary.

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Mondelez intensifies ASIA growth strategy

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Mondelez intensifies ASIA growth strategy

(VOV) - Mondelez International, the world's pre-eminent maker of chocolate, biscuits, gum and candy, on November 11 announced plans to acquire an 80 percent stake in Kinh Do Corporation, the leading snack business in Vietnam, for US$370 million.

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Hanoi restarts construction of information center for iconic lake

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Hanoi restarts construction of information center for iconic lake

Authorities in Hanoi have resumed constructing an information and culture center, intended to provide tourists with information about the capital’s iconic Guom (Sword) Lake and the old town nearby, after four years of suspension.

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A close-up of clay sculptures in Da Lat

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A close-up of clay sculptures in Da Lat

VietNamNet Bridge - Sculptor Trinh Ba Dung has re-created Da Lat’s iconic buildings in clay as a tourist attraction near the city’s Tuyen Lam Lake, at a cost of nearly $10 million.

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Long Bien Bridge may get a modern partner

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Many experts backed the building of a road-rail bridge spanning the Hong (Red) River just 75m from the historic, but the ageing Long Bien Bridge at a recent conference.

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