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How I know I am Vietnamese
5 months ago

How I know I am Vietnamese

To me, Vietnam is not just my homeland. It is a part of my youth, my identity and my culture. If I ever leave this place, there will be …
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Duong Lam Village – a glimpse of the Red River Delta’s culture
5 months ago

Duong Lam Village – a glimpse of the Red River Delta’s culture

50 km away from Hanoi, Đường Lâm ancient village in Sơn Tây Town (Hanoi) is a well-known scenic attraction which was recognized to be a Vietnam National Cultural-Historic …
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Local coffee chains that are loved by young Vietnamese
5 months ago

Local coffee chains that are loved by young Vietnamese

Since the early 20th century, coffee has been one of the biggest income sources in Vietnam. After the economic reforms, Vietnamese coffee rose to high class, turning Vietnam into …
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What Tet means to Vietnamese people
5 months ago

What Tet means to Vietnamese people

Tet (or Lunar New Year) is celebrated among some Asian countries, and it is particularly special to Vietnamese people because Tet is more than just a holiday break. The …
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Flower gardens around Hanoi for photography lovers
6 months ago

Flower gardens around Hanoi for photography lovers

Hanoi is usually known as “the capital of Vietnam, the centre of politics and culture, the symbol of 4,000 year of civilisation”. Such rigid and dry description tends …
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Most famous Vietnamese poets
7 months ago

Most famous Vietnamese poets

By  •  VIETNAM, HISTORY

From ‘ca dao’ (a traditional type of literature) to ‘Truyen Kieu’ and the rise of ‘Tho Moi’ movement in the 20th century, Vietnamese poem has continued time after …
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Huế – the forgotten gems
7 months ago

Huế – the forgotten gems

Hue first appeared in my mind through my dad’s out-of-tune singing songs about this city. After having bought a cassette player, Dad brought home a lot of tapes, …
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Love Shows in Vietnam: Booming and Looming

After 11 episodes aired on last October, ‘The Bachelor Vietnam’ season 1 ended with Bachelor Quoc Trung choosing Thuy Duong, who later said the result was like a Cinderella …
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“Green Passport Goes Around The World” community – the 3-year journey of promoting global citizenship
9 months ago

“Green Passport Goes Around The World” community – the 3-year journey of promoting global citizenship

When the geographical borders are getting blurred and intercommunication across cultures is easier than ever before, young people are doing their best to become global citizens. In Vietnam, more …
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Vietnamese Remakes: The Good, The Bad and…
9 months ago

Vietnamese Remakes: The Good, The Bad and…

By  •  VIETNAM, MOVIES

In 2010, five years after its first being broadcast across Vietnam, Full House became the first Korean TV drama to be remade in this country. Its protagonist, singer/actor …
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