Humpback whale dies tangled in fishing net, to be worshiped in southern Vietnam

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Humpback whale dies tangled in fishing net, to be worshiped in southern Vietnam

A fisherman in southern Vietnam discovered the corpse of a 250-kilo whale stuck inside his fishing net on Sunday morning.

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Humpback whale dies tangled in fishing net, to be worshipped in southern Vietnam

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Humpback whale dies tangled in fishing net, to be worshipped in southern Vietnam

A fisherman in southern Vietnam discovered the corpse of a 250-kilo whale stuck inside his fishing net on Sunday morning.

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Fishermen find dead humpback whale entangled in net

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Fishermen find dead humpback whale entangled in net

Fishermen in the southern province of Bac Lieu's Dong Hai District on Sunday caught a whale weighing more than 250kg.

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Activist monk seeks Buddhism overhaul in Thailand over corruption fears

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Activist monk seeks Buddhism overhaul in Thailand over corruption fears

Phra Buddha Issara is a monk with a mission. From his Buddhist temple near Bangkok he is calling for a radical overhaul of Thai Buddhism, fearing millions of dollars in temple donations and a rapidly modernizing nation are corrupting monks.

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Images: The tranquil beauty of Co Chat Village

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Images: The tranquil beauty of Co Chat Village

VietNamNet Bridge - Nestled on the banks of the gentle Ninh River in Nam Dinh City, the village of Co Chat in Phuong Dinh commune, Truc Ninh district, is famous for its sericulture.

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Expert criticises inappropriate cultural value at violent festivals

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Expert criticises inappropriate cultural value at violent festivals

Rising violence at some traditional festivals may be related to the revival of inappropriate cultural values, a researcher from the Vietnam Institute of Culture and Arts Studies (VICAS), Bui Trong Hien, has suggested.

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Hanoi sees 8 pct rise in tourist numbers during Tet

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Hanoi sees 8 pct rise in tourist numbers during Tet

Hanoi welcomed 270,000 domestic tourists and 70,083 foreign tourists during the nine-day lunar New Year holiday (February 15-23), up 8 percent from the same period last year.

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Festival commemorates nation’s legendary mother

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The northern midland province of Phu Tho launched a festival paying homage to Vietnam’s legendary mother Au Co at her temple in Ha Hoa district on February 25, the seventh day of the first lunar month.

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Parking lots raise prices over the holiday season

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Parking lots raise prices over the holiday season

During the Lunar New Year (Tet) festival, parking lots at tourism and relic sites in Ha Noi dramatically hiked their parking fees by from three to five times the government regulated prices, leaving many visitors feeling cheated.

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Festival commemorates nation’s legendary mother

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Festival commemorates nation’s legendary mother

The northern midland province of Phu Tho launched a festival paying homage to Vietnam’s legendary mother Au Co at her temple in Ha Hoa district on February 25, the seventh day of the first lunar month.

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Spring fests in Vietnam turn ugly with brawling, jostling (photos)

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Spring fests in Vietnam turn ugly with brawling, jostling (photos)

Overcrowding, fighting and rough shoving are common grievances at Vietnamese festivals, several of which have just kicked off and run for several days or even an entire month.

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President celebrates heroines' victory

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President celebrates heroines' victory

President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended the celebration of the 1,975th anniversary of the Trung sisters' Uprising at Hai Ba Trung Temple, a national relic site in Ha Noi's Me Linh District.

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Spring fests in Vietnam turn ugly with brawling, jostling (photos)

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Spring fests in Vietnam turn ugly with brawling, jostling (photos)

Overcrowding, fighting and rough shoving are common grievances at Vietnamese festivals, several of which have just kicked off and run for several days or even an entire month.

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Pig-chopping goes ahead despite protests

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Pig-chopping goes ahead despite protests

Despite international and local criticism about animal cruelty, the annual Pig Slaughter Ceremony in Bac Ninh Province went ahead on February 24 with participants maintaining they want to keep traditional customs alive.

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President celebrates heroines' victory

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President Truong Tan Sang yesterday attended the celebration of the 1,975th anniversary of the Trung sisters' Uprising at Hai Ba Trung Temple, a national relic site in Ha Noi's Me Linh District.

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