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National Architecture Awards 2016-2017

National Architecture Awards 2016-2017

4/22/2017 - 16:22

(VOVworld) – The Vietnam Architects Association held a forum on architecture for the community and architects’ social responsibilities in Da Nang city on Saturday. The event drew over 500 Vietnamese and foreign architects and students.

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Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province boasts unique architecture

Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province boasts unique architecture

4/21/2017 - 16:44

(VOVworld) –Covering more than 2,000 square meters, Keo pagoda in Thai Binh province is comprised of a number of architectural structures including a three-door temple, a Buddha pagoda, a Genie temple, a bell tower, corridors, and a tower garden…

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Vietbuild and Vietnam’s Architecture Festival open

Vietbuild and Vietnam’s Architecture Festival open

4/19/2017 - 19:04

(VOVworld) – The Vietbuild International Exhibition and Vietnam Architecture Festival 2017 opened in Da Nang today/ Wednesday with the participation of hundreds of enterprises.

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Wednesday April 12, 2017

Wednesday April 12, 2017

4/14/2017 - 16:51

(VOVworld) - I’m reading an interesting letter from Radhakrishna Pillai of India. He told us about his participation at the National Council Meeting of Indian Society for Cultural Co-operation and Friendship (ISCUF) held at Guwahati in Assam, a mega event to promote India-Vietnam cultural co-operation and friendship.

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Waterwheel in Bo hamlet- a unique structure in Lai Chau

Waterwheel in Bo hamlet- a unique structure in Lai Chau

4/7/2017 - 10:54

(VOVworld) – Waterwheels have become a typical feature of Lai Chau province. Bo hamlet in Tam Duong district has the largest number of waterwheels.

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Russia to respond to US missile defense system

  Russia to respond to US missile defense system

3/29/2017 - 17:22

(VOVworld) – Russia warned that Russia must take steps to ensure state security in respond to the build-up of the US’s Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) capabilities.

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New Zealand supports ASEAN’s stance on the East Sea

New Zealand supports ASEAN’s stance on the East Sea

3/23/2017 - 16:56

(VOVworld) – ASEAN members and New Zealand have emphasized the need for cooperation, trust building, dialogue maintenance, and ensuring peace, security and stability in the region.

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Duong Lam ancient village, “the land of two kings”

Duong Lam ancient village, “the land of two kings”

3/9/2017 - 17:10

(VOVworld) – Duong Lam ancient village in Son Tay Town lies 30 kilometers west of Hanoi along the Red River. The laterite village is famous as the cradle of the Red River Delta civilization and the home of two Vietnamese kings.

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Vietnam, Italy cooperate in fashion design industry

Vietnam, Italy cooperate in fashion design industry

3/3/2017 - 18:32

(VOVworld)- The Italian Foreign Ministry opened an iconographic exhibition on design, industry and architecture, titled “50+! The Great Industry Game” at Casa Italia, 18 Le Phung Hieu street, Hanoi on Thursday as part of the Italian Design Day celebrations.

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Communal house linked to the village origin

Communal house linked to the village origin

3/3/2017 - 9:30

(VOVworld) – A Vietnamese village’s communal house is of symbolical significance and filled with historical stories illustrating villagers’ aspirations through carving features.

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Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

Typical characteristics of villages in northern Vietnam

2/16/2017 - 22:21

(VOVworld)-Villages in the northern region of Vietnam are populated by people of the same bloodline sharing the same means of livelihood. The close link between villagers is evident in land ownership, village architecture, spiritual life, lifestyle, and community standards.

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Hanoi to develop urban area south of Thang Long Avenue

Hanoi to develop urban area south of Thang Long Avenue

2/15/2017 - 16:28

(VOVworld) - Hanoi’s Department of Planning and Architecture on Tuesday publicized the detailed planning of a new residential area in Me Tri, Trung Van and Phu Do wards of Nam Tu Liem district, south of Thang Long Avenue.

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Mosque - center of solidarity of Cham ethnic people in Tay Ninh

Mosque - center of solidarity of Cham ethnic people in Tay Ninh

2/13/2017 - 16:18

(VOVworld)-Tay Ninh province has more than 3,000 Cham people who practice Islam. Their mosques are also cultural centers promoting solidarity among the Cham villages.

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Architect Vo Trong Nghia wins British Royal award

Architect Vo Trong Nghia wins British Royal award

2/7/2017 - 9:53

(VOVworld) - Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia has been awarded with the RIBA International Fellows 2017 at a recent ceremony in London, the UK.

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UNESCO condemns ISIS destruction in Syria's Palmyra

UNESCO condemns ISIS destruction in Syria's Palmyra

1/21/2017 - 15:45

(VOVworld) - Syrian state television reported Friday that militants of the Islamic State terrorist group destroyed the facade of the Roman Theater, and the Tetrapylon architecture complex in Palmyra, which is considered a “new war crime” by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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Dong Xuan market embraces Hanoi’s culture

Dong Xuan market embraces Hanoi’s culture

1/19/2017 - 17:10

(VOVworld)- Dong Xuan market in Hanoi’s Old Quarter was the first market in Hanoi. Its history is closely associated with the trade development of Hanoi. It is not just a market but also a cultural venue that reflects the lifestyle of Hanoians. VOV Bui Hang has the story.

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The structure of a traditional Viet village

The structure of a traditional Viet village

1/12/2017 - 16:41

(VOVworld)-An outgrowth of wet rice civilization, Viet villages are characteristically agricultural villages. The structure of a Viet village is adapted to rice farming and constitutes Vietnam’s typical rural space.

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Top 10 domestic events in 2016 selected by Voice of Vietnam

Top 10 domestic events in 2016 selected by Voice of Vietnam

1/1/2017 - 9:52

(VOVworld)-Top 10 domestic events in 2016 selected by Voice of Vietnam.

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Feng Shui and the traditional architecture of nothern Vietnam

Feng Shui and the traditional architecture of nothern Vietnam

12/29/2016 - 15:16

(VOVworld) - Each country and region has a typical architectural style based on its climate, economic conditions, technology, available materials, as well as other factors including local customs and beliefs. Throughout history, Vietnamese people, especially those in the northern region, have applied some distinctive rules to house building and decorating which they believe bring good fortune and chase away evil.

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Yasushi Ogura- Love Vietnam at first sight

Yasushi Ogura- Love Vietnam at first sight

12/24/2016 - 17:08

(VOVworld) - For the last three years, Mr. Yasushi Ogura from Japan has visited Lung Cu, Dong Van, Ha Giang province every month. Yasushi Ogura opened Cà phê Cực Bắc or the northernmost coffee house in Lo Lo Chai village which is a must stop for visitors on their journey to the Lũng Cú Flag Tower. Lan Anh reports.

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Wednesday April 26, 2017

Wednesday April 26, 2017

(VOVworld) - Summer is coming around and it’s getting hotter in the northern part of Vietnam. The average temperature now ranges from 25 to 30DC. I enjoy this pleasant weather.

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Vietnamese "Ao dai" promoted in South Korea

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(VOVworld) - It’s freezing cold during winter in South Korea. But the harsh weather cannot keep Vietnamese women there from wearing “Ao dai” – the traditional Vietnamese long dress, which...