Are votive offerings worth the pollution?

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Are votive offerings worth the pollution?

Like it or not, death is universal and everyone eventually dies. So how we do cope with death in our lives? Usually we cherish the memories that we have of the deceased. We relive the times that we shared with our departed loved ones and try to make sure that they are not forgotten.

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Young stylists heat up food industry

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Young stylists heat up food industry

VietNamNet Bridge – In the past five years, food styling has become popular among the youth in Viet Nam's major cities.

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Mid-Autumn festival carries on annual celebration for children

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Mid-Autumn festival carries on annual celebration for children

VietNamNet Bridge – It's 9pm on Monday and people are still flocking to colourful Hang Ma Street in Ha Noi's Old Quarter. The shops are festooned with lanterns, masks and toys, creating a fanciful and festive atmosphere.

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Video suggests Vietnam trade official took bribes in office

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A video published on YouTube by a Vietnamese new site on Wednesday shows a senior official at the Ministry of Industry and Trade allegedly accepting kickbacks from businesspeople at her office.

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Mid-Autumn festival carries on annual celebration for children

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Mid-Autumn festival carries on annual celebration for children

It's 9pm on Monday and people are still flocking to colourful Hang Ma Street in Ha Noi's Old Quarter. The shops are festooned with lanterns, masks and toys, creating a fanciful and festive atmosphere.

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Vietnam beats China when it comes to mid-autumn lanterns

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Vietnam beats China when it comes to mid-autumn lanterns

With this year’s mid-autumn festival around the corner, the local market for lanterns is gaining momentum and locally-made lanterns with themes of patriotism and Vietnam’s sovereignty over seas and islands have defeated their Chinese rivals.

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Miniature book collector has big dreams

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Miniature book collector has big dreams

VietNamNet Bridge – Painter Nguyen Thanh Dam may not be the only person with this hobby in Viet Nam, but he is the only one with such a bulky bookcase of miniature books.

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Hanoi village enters third year of votive paper ban

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Hanoi village enters third year of votive paper ban

Last Sunday (August 10) marked the peak of "wandering souls month" on Vietnam's lunar calendar, but not a wisp of smoke could be detected around Khe Tang village in Hanoi's Thanh Oai District.

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Local lanterns light up markets

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Local lanterns light up markets

VietNamNet Bridge – With only three weeks to go before the Mid-Autumn Festival, markets are full of people buying mooncakes and colourful lanterns made by local artisans and manufacturers.

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Local lanterns light up markets

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With only three weeks to go before the Mid-Autumn Festival, markets are full of people buying mooncakes and colourful lanterns made by local artisans and manufacturers.

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Local lanterns light up markets

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Local lanterns light up markets

With only three weeks to go before the Mid-Autumn Festival, markets are full of people buying mooncakes and colourful lanterns made by local artisans and manufacturers.

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Metro Cash & Carry in VN faces lawsuit from printing company

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VietNamNet Bridge - Given that it suffered damages of over VND8 billion ($400,000) by Metro Cash&Carry’s unilateral termination of its contract, Nhat Thong, a printing company, has filed a lawsuit against the German group in a District 2 court in HCM City.

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In Vietnam, iPhone 5S, BMW car burnt for dead to use in afterlife

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In Vietnam, iPhone 5S, BMW car burnt for dead to use in afterlife

Nguyen Thi Mai is willing to open her pocket to buy numerous items for her daughter to prepare for the new school year, but she would not make the purchases at any supermarkets or shopping malls.

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Trang Bang District locals make spring rolls with midnight dew

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Trang Bang District locals make spring rolls with midnight dew

VietNamNet Bridge – Seeing trays of the wrappings for rice-paper cakes drying along the roadside, I knew that I had reached Trang Bang District, a place famous for its speciality - banh trang phoi suong (rice paper cakes exposed to the dew. They are basically a type of spring roll filled with various mixtures).

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Sea-themed toys popular for Mid-Autumn Festival

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Sea-themed toys popular for Mid-Autumn Festival

Toys related to the sea and islands have proven popular to Vietnamese consumers in the run up to the Mid-Autumn Festival, which will fall next month.

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