U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing gay rights

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U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing gay rights

Arkansas lawmakers passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Tuesday that critics said would allow businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians, drawing a swift demand from Wal-Mart Stores Inc for the governor to veto the bill.

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Ha Noi to restore Kinh Thien Palace

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 4 duplicate news

Ha Noi to restore Kinh Thien Palace

The Ha Noi People's Committee approved the restoration of Thang Long Citadel Complex's Kinh Thien Palace in Ha Noi, which was used for royal meetings under the reigns of the Ly (1009-1225), Tran (1226-1400), Le (1428-1789) and Nguyen (1802-1945) dynastries.

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Photos: Unique Phu Chau Floating Temple in Saigon

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge - Mieu Noi (Phu Chau Floating Temple) in Go Vap District, HCM City, is considered one of the most unique architectural works in Vietnam.

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US provides funding to assist Hue in restoration work at royal buildings

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US provides funding to assist Hue in restoration work at royal buildings

The US yesterday handed over restored royal items from Hue valued at US$29,084 and gave the city's conservation centre $700,000 to fund preservation of a building inside the former Royal Palace.

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US aids restoration of ancient temple at Hue Citadel

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US aids restoration of ancient temple at Hue Citadel

The Hue Monuments Conservation Centre undertook an US-funded project worth 700,000 USD (14.7 billion VND) to restore the facade of the Trieu To Temple in the ancient imperial citadel of Hue in central Thua Thien-Hue province on February 6.

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A foreign lover of propaganda paintings

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A foreign lover of propaganda paintings

VietNamNet Bridge – Dominic Scriven came to Vietnam more than 20 years ago and immediately fell in love with the propaganda paintings he saw around the country. His love grew into a great passion and this urged him to travel to corners of the country to collect such paintings and looked into what he describes as a one-time cultural symbol of the country.

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India to provide $2.5mn to restore My Son Sanctuary in central Vietnam

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India to provide $2.5mn to restore My Son Sanctuary in central Vietnam

The Indian government will supply a funding package of roughly US$2.5 million for a project to restore the UNESCO-recognized My Son Sanctuary in central Vietnam.

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Sub-marine cable to resume normal operation on January 24

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The Asia-America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable, which was cut on January 5, will resume normal operation on January 24, according to the cable’s operator.

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Sub-marine cable to resume normal operation on January 24

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Sub-marine cable to resume normal operation on January 24

(VOV) -The Asia-America Gateway (AAG) submarine cable, which was cut on January 5, will resume normal operation on January 24, according to the cable’s operator.

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India to support My Son heritage site restoration

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The Government of India has allocated 2.5 million USD to assist Vietnam in restoring and preserving the My Son Sanctuary world cultural heritage site in the central province of Quang Nam, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports, and Tourism.

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Hue to restore 22 relics in 2015

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue is planning to restore 22 relics in the Hue Citadel area in 2015, according to Phan Thanh Hai, director of the Hue Monuments Conservation Centre. The total cost for conservation and restoration is VND150 billion (US$7 million).

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Nearly $7mn earmarked for relic restoration in central Vietnam

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Nearly $7mn earmarked for relic restoration in central Vietnam

Authorities in a central Vietnamese province have decided to earmark almost US$7 million for restoring scores of relics belonging to a UNESCO-recognized complex this year.

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Incentives can spur heritage investment

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Incentives can spur heritage investment

Ninh Binh Province should consider policy incentives as a means to attract investment into heritage conservation efforts, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.

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Incentives can spur heritage investment

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago 2 related news

Ninh Binh Province should consider policy incentives as a means to attract investment into heritage conservation efforts, President Truong Tan Sang said yesterday.

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Art & Entertainment News 12/1

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Art & Entertainment News 12/1

Encyclopaedia Britannica now in Vietnamese

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