Posts Tagged ‘ Thuong ’

Family trees are not collectors’ items

December 5, 2009
Family trees are not collectors’ items

They stand tall and unassuming, so much a part of their daily landscape for such a long time that their presence is taken for granted by the people whose yards and gardens they occupy. But when strangers come, see them, and offer VND500 million (US$ 27,046) for each, you cannot help but sit up and [...]

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Where natural beauty, legend unite

November 28, 2009
Where natural beauty, legend unite

About 90km from Ha Noi, Mo Stream winds through a valley between Huyen Dinh and Yen Tu mountains creating natural swimming pools and waterfalls. Stepping out: Tourists flock to Mo Stream to enjoy some sightseeing and visit historical relics (above photo). The area features many waterfalls (below) adding to the beauty of the stream.Tourists flock [...]

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Photos that beautify life

November 17, 2009
Photos that beautify life

“They have lived in that way” is not simply a photo exhibition. Many people agreed with Nguyen Tan Tai, 79, that “These are lessons for life. Each photo and each character is a lesson.” Electrician Pham Tuan Son, 29, from Long An province lost his both hands and three right toes. He is now Vietnamese dong billlionaire [...]

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Zen-inspired artist exhibits works

October 16, 2009
Zen-inspired artist exhibits works

Lay Ta (Prostrating to Give Thanks), a solo show consisting of 21 paintings on various materials, mostly canvas, by veteran painter and art critic Le Ky Thuong has opened in HCM City. On hands and knees: Prostrating to Give Thanks III, oil on canvas, 80cmx65cm by Le Ky Thuong.Though Thuong’s paintings feature the lotus, the [...]

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A personal investment in education

October 15, 2009
A personal investment in education

LookAtVietnam – We look at the tales of two Vietnamese people both convinced that investing in education always pays off. Nguyen Huu Thuong and students of Tan Phu A Primary SchoolAn old farmer donates 200 million dong to build a school Eighty six year old farmer Nguyen Huu Thuong in Chau Thanh District in the southern [...]

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Painting to come back to the mind and soul

October 9, 2009
Painting to come back to the mind and soul

LookAtVietnam – A painting exhibition called ’Prostrating to give thanks’ featuring 20 oil canvas paintings by artist Le Ky Thuong, will open at Tu Do Gallery on Saturday. Photo:  www.tudoart.comThe paintings were inspired by Zen meditation, so most of them depict images of prostrating Buddhist followers. They are in sitting meditation positions or in meditative [...]

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Deaf mute students learn to talk about sex

October 3, 2009
Deaf mute students learn to talk about sex

LookAtVietnam – Sexual and reproductive health materials for the deaf contain nothing more than male and female physiologies and hygiene and puberty. Students discuss what they have learned about AIDS and safe sex. LookAtVietnam – Sexual and reproductive health materials for the deaf contain nothing more than male and female physiologies and hygiene and puberty. [...]

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Walls can speak

October 3, 2009
Walls can speak

Concerns about overt commercialization, historical ignorance and haphazard design are dogging a half-completed project to create a 4.3-kilometer mural for Hanoi’s millennium. When artist and journalist Nguyen Thu Thuy suggested creating a ceramic mosaic mural showing episodes from Vietnamese history in March 2007, it found immediate favor with the general public and the press.The idea [...]

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Hearing-impaired kids talk about sex

October 3, 2009
Hearing-impaired kids talk about sex

LookAtVietnam – Sexual and reproductive health materials for the deaf contain nothing more than male and female physiologies and hygiene and puberty. Students discuss what they have learned about AIDS and safe sex. LookAtVietnam – Sexual and reproductive health materials for the deaf contain nothing more than male and female physiologies and hygiene and puberty. [...]

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Controversy rages as Thuong chosen 100m winner

September 20, 2009
Controversy rages as Thuong chosen 100m winner

LookAtVietnam – Bui Duy Thuong was declared winner of the men’s 100m race at 10’’62 ahead of Hoang Thanh Viet by 00”01 at the National Athletic Championships.  LookAtVietnam – Bui Duy Thuong of Hanoi was declared winner of the men’s 100m race at 10’’62 ahead of Ho Chi Minh City’s Hoang Thanh Viet by 00”01 [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...