Passion of a street artist for his job

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Passion of a street artist for his job

VietNamNet Bridge – While ambling in an early morning at the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens last weekend, my eyes stopped at a middle-age artist who is surrounded by many pieces of silhouette pictures. My mind flashed back to the old days when I was a little girl, coming here with my mother and asking a shadow cutter make us silhouette portraits as commemorative items for the trip. Even back then and now, I cannot help staring at the artist...

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Burning ritual sparks controversy

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Burning ritual sparks controversy

Researchers in the former royal capital city of Hue are objecting to a recent ban on the custom of burning votive paper offerings.

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Paper fined for inaccuracy

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

The Ministry of Information and Communications' Deputy Chief Inspector, Do Thi Tinh, has decided to fine the Dan Viet online newspaper VND 15 million (US$714) for publishing inaccurate information.

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California newspaper asks reporters to help with deliveries

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California newspaper asks reporters to help with deliveries

One of California's largest newspapers has asked reporters and other employees to help deliver papers on Sundays, according to a memo obtained by Reuters, the latest sign of the toll that financial woes are taking on print journalism.

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Vietnam extends deadline for changing driver’s licenses for automobiles

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Vietnam extends deadline for changing driver’s licenses for automobiles

The Ministry of Transport has extended the deadline to change driver’s licenses for automobiles made from paper into those made of PET plastic until the end of next year.

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Train tickets to be available online in next two weeks

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Train tickets to be available online in next two weeks

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) is scheduled to officially sell train tickets via its website www.dsvn.vn from November 21.

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Train tickets to be available online

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam Railways Corporation (VNR) is scheduled to officially sell train tickets via its website www.dsvn.vn from November 21, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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Foreigners rush toward local driver's licenses in Ho Chi Minh City

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Foreigners rush toward local driver's licenses in Ho Chi Minh City

Foreigners are scrambling to register for driver's licenses in Ho Chi Minh City despite the fact that Vietnam will begin recognizing international licenses in 2015.

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Artist restores traditional values through paper

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Artist restores traditional values through paper

VietNamNet Bridge – Artist Phan Hai Bang, who created a very special type of paper called truc chi, is now working with his team to bring back what he calls "old values" in a really big way.

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Hong Kong's post-handover leader says China won't change mind on democracy- paper

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Hong Kong's post-handover leader says China won't change mind on democracy- paper

Hong Kong's first leader after its return to Chinese rule says Communist Party leaders in Beijing will not give in to students' demands for democracy, a newspaper said on Sunday, an apparent response to their suggestion he could act as intermediary.

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Former Murdoch UK news editor jailed for phone-hacking

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Former Murdoch UK news editor jailed for phone-hacking

A former newspaper executive whose emails led to the exposure of widespread phone-hacking at Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct British tabloid, the News of the World, was jailed for eight months on Friday.

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Craft villages use street-shop scraps to make tissue paper

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Craft villages use street-shop scraps to make tissue paper

VietNamNet Bridge – Phong Khe and Phu Lam, the two largest paper recycling craft villages in the north, produce tissue from recycled paper used at street rice shops.

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Obama doing 'insipid job', China paper says ahead of visit

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Obama doing 'insipid job', China paper says ahead of visit

China's state-run media on Wednesday decried Barack Obama as a banal leader who has done an "insipid job", days ahead of a visit by the US president.

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Chinese investors eye VN factories

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

Major Chinese investors have shown growing interest in Vietnam's manufacturing sector because of the country's low labour costs and its proximity to China, according to a white paper published by the real estate consultancy firm Cushman & Wakefield.

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Chinese investors eye VN factories

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Major Chinese investors have shown growing interest in Viet Nam's manufacturing sector because of the country's low labour costs and its proximity to China, according to a white paper published by the real estate consultancy firm Cushman & Wakefield.

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