A television clown elected to Brazil's congress submitted to a literacy test Thursday to try to disprove critics who claimed he could neither read nor write and therefore should be disqualified from office.
To mark German Year in Vietnam, two German writers, Ingo Schulze and Juli Zeh, will visit the country.
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Calligraphy is a type of special traditional art brought to Vietnam along with Chinese characters. With this art, scholars use quills to write Chinese characters under the form of Trien, Le, Hanh, Khai and Thao.
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It has been a great recent achievement of publishing houses to have attracted children to comic books that have been translated from foreign languages; however, it is a big challenge for Vietnamese writers to fight this wave of translated stories that have captivated over 15 million Vietnamese students.
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Tet is fast approaching and the festivities have already begun, but some people are still busy hustling about trying to prepare for the holiday.
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(VOV) - Many calligraphy artists are gathering on the street outside Hanoi’s Van Mieu (Temple of Literature) to show their beautiful writings in both Chinese and Vietnamese characters to those who like to adorn their home with such gifts as best wishes for prosperity and happiness in the upcoming Year of the Snake.
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A Long An Province court has judged that a man has to pay the debt shown on a promissory note written by him for another man, despite the fact that the due date of the debt is February 30, as shown in the paper.
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The Hanoitimes- Van’s “The Rebel” was screened in China in early 2009 and Van was praised by the local media as Vietnam’s Zhang Ziyi. Chinese newspapers wrote that Van has professional working style and diverse style. Van is the only Vietnamese artist who was introduced on Sina and Hudong websites.
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The writer Vinh Quyen had over ten works of literature published, most of which were novels and short stories. Of course all of these were written in his native language, Vietnamese. It was not until 2008 that he quietly began to write his first work in English, Debris of Debris. Vinh Quyen was a graduate of the Faculty of Sino-Nom, but had not mastered the English language. For this reason, before he started to write the first lines, he attended...
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After the South s liberation in 1975, the LNA merged with the News Agency of Viet Nam, now the Vietnam News Agency.
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During the traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, Vietnamese from everywhere, however busy they are, want to go back to their roots to burn incense to their ancestors at the temple or grave yard.
But not all overseas Vietnamese are able to return to Vietnam for Tet. Although they have to stay in the residence countries, they always turn their minds to their homeland.
Le Trong Van, cultural and historical researcher in the US:
Tet (Lunar New Year festival)...
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