Vietnam royal dishes reproduced at festival

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Six dishes that were traditionally served at royal meals of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) were reproduced at the ongoing Festival Hue in the central town on Tuesday.

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US-Japan remain divided on TPP deal weeks before Obama visit

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US-Japan remain divided on TPP deal weeks before Obama visit

The U.S. and Japan still face “considerable” differences in reaching an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership regional trade pact two weeks before President Barack Obama pays a state visit.

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Expert says there are too many new year festivals

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Expert says there are too many new year festivals

VietNamNet Bridge – The first month of the lunar calendar after Tet has traditionally been seen as a month of festivals, but one cultural researcher says that, while this may have been appropriate for an agrarian society, it does not mesh well with modern Vietnam.

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Expert says there are too many new year festivals

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Expert says there are too many new year festivals

The first month of the lunar calendar after Tet has traditionally been seen as a month of festivals, but one cultural researcher says that, while this may have been appropriate for an agrarian society, it does not mesh well with modern Vietnam.

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Cambodia seeks to export rice to US, RoK

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Cambodia’s rice exporters are attempting to build partnerships with the United States and the Republic of Korea in a bid to sell more of their rice in these markets.

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Eventful festivals take place nationwide

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Eventful festivals take place nationwide

A series of traditionally cultural festivals has been held in the first month of the Lunar New Year in all regions, highlighting the true values of Vietnamese culture.

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More spring fests ongoing in Hue (photos)

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More spring fests ongoing in Hue (photos)

A host of traditional spring festivals are running in Hue, adding to the colorful spring festivities, which are traditionally said to go on until the end of the first month in the lunar calendar.

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Some things not to do during Tet

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Some things not to do during Tet

There are many practices that are traditionally frowned upon during Tet, and if you believe, could even bring you bad luck in the new year.

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Some things not to do during Tet

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Some things not to do during Tet

There are many practices that are traditionally frowned upon during Tet, and if you believe, could even bring you bad luck in the new year.

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China smog fears spur call for ban on New Year fireworks

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China smog fears spur call for ban on New Year fireworks

Warnings of heavy smog over central and eastern China this week have prompted the country's weather forecaster to call for a ban on the fireworks traditionally let off at Lunar New Year, state media said on Wednesday.

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‘Dong’ leaf village gears up for Tet (photos)

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‘Dong’ leaf village gears up for Tet (photos)

Since a few weeks before Tet (Vietnam’s Lunar New Year), the Trang Cat “dong” leaf village in Hanoi has been working full steam for the leaf harvest. These leaves are traditionally used for wrapping “banh chung” (square glutinous rice cakes), an indispensable Vietnamese delicacy during Tet.

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Tet custom: the gift of lucky money

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Tet custom: the gift of lucky money

Traditionally the most special and waited-for holiday in Vietnam, the Lunar New Year usually arrives around late January or early February. The first three days of the springtime new year are celebrated by everyone, although for many others, the festivities and other forms of celebrations can last an entire week.

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Remittances revive real estate

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Remittances revive real estate

Property developers are eyeing the remittances overseas Vietnamese traditionally send before Tet (the Lunar New Year).

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Purchase of Tet folk paintings a refined Vietnamese tradition

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Purchase of Tet folk paintings a refined Vietnamese tradition

One of Vietnamese people’s cultured, time-honored Tet traditions is to buy and hang Tet folk paintings, traditionally believed to bring the owners good luck in the lunar new year.

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Red carp harvested to worship Kitchen Gods, a Tet rite (photos)

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Red carp harvested to worship Kitchen Gods, a Tet rite (photos)

Over the past few days, Thuy Tram village in northern Phu Tho province’s Cam Khe district has been bursting with commotion as many are busy catching and distributing “ca chep do” (red carp) across the country. The fish is traditionally used in a Tet ritual as a means for the kitchen gods to ride to Heaven today, the 23rd day of the 12th lunar month.

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