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News Vietnam » Culture: Vietnam’s Lessons and the U.S. Culture of Violence

News channel or source: https://www.counterpunch.org/2018/02/12/natural-born-killers-vietnams-lessons-and-the-u-s-culture-of-violence/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Back in October 2016 I wrote an analysis entitled “Natural Born Killers? It described and commented on research on the origins of human violence published in the science journal Nature. The conclusion offered in the article is that humans come from an ...

News Vietnam » Culture: Vietnamese inventor blazing a trail in the land of the rising sun

News channel or source: http://vietnamnews.vn/society/423161/vietnamese-inventor-blazing-a-trail-in-the-land-of-the-rising-sun.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Phúc and other Vietnamese students in Japan faced a formidable language ... Initially, Phúc had difficulties navigating his way around the Japanese society’s infamous ‘insular culture.’ While there were many friendly Japanese, there were just ...

News Vietnam » Culture: Why a medical interpreter was surprised to see Vietnamese immigrant patients at California hospitals around Lunar New Year

News channel or source: https://www.pri.org/stories/2018-02-20/why-medical-interpreter-was-surprised-see-vietnamese-immigrant-patients
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

From ancestral offerings to calligraphy, from firecrackers to burning incense, Vietnamese Lunar New Year traditions are a hodgepodge of Buddhism, Taoism, animism, Confucianism and agrarian village culture meeting modern consumerism. Many groups celebrate ...

News Vietnam » Culture: Vietnam Magnifies the Mountain God

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24751&SEO=vietnam-magnifies-the-mountain-god
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Hanoi, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The cult of Tan Vien, the Mountain God, will be recognized as intangible cultural heritage of Vietnam in a ceremony that will take place on February 25th outskirts of this capital, confirmed today the Ministry of Culture ...

News Vietnam » Culture: San Jose: Vietnamese ring in Lunar New Year at Tet festival

News channel or source: https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/02/17/san-jose-vietnamese-ring-in-lunar-new-year-at-tet-festival/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

For many, it’s a time to recharge alongside loved ones — and to celebrate an important aspect of Vietnamese culture. “We’re used to American customs and celebrate more of the American holidays,” said Nguyen, 32. “So when there’s an Asian ...

News Vietnam » Culture: For Vietnamese Catholics, Tet is a mix of culture, religion, tradition

News channel or source: http://lancasteronline.com/features/faith_values/for-vietnamese-catholics-tet-is-a-mix-of-culture-religion/article_495ed978-1345-11e8-bd52-2798fee88ffb.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Everything has to be new for Tet, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. “The first day, we wear new clothes,” said Jennifer Le, a member of the Lancaster Catholic Vietnamese apostolate at St. Anne Catholic Church at Duke and Liberty streets. “We wait until ...

News Vietnam » Culture: Why It Took Me 24 Years To Embrace My Culture’s New Year

News channel or source: https://www.refinery29.com/2018/02/190706/what-is-lunar-new-year-tet-vietnam
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

My parents had always been my bridge to my culture. After all, I can barely even speak Vietnamese now, even though it was the only language I spoke until I was five, until I went to school and had to assimilate as quickly as possible. Now that I'm living ...

News Vietnam » Culture: Flint-based Vietnamese restaurant MaMang pops up in Detroit this week

News channel or source: https://www.metrotimes.com/table-and-bar/archives/2018/02/19/flint-based-vietnamese-restaurant-mamang-pops-up-in-detroit-this-week
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

I chose to do this to share a Vietnamese sensibility, which can translate deeper in our culture than a handful of traditional dishes that made it outside of Vietnam. There are, of course, traditions that I build upon. MaMang means "mom" and it's her broth ...

News Vietnam » Culture: Vietnam’s Lessons and the U.S. Culture of Violence – Consortiumnews

News channel or source: http://rinf.com/alt-news/newswire/vietnams-lessons-and-the-u-s-culture-of-violence-consortiumnews/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

In the wake of another deadly school shooting in Florida, the lessons of past massacres in Vietnam can teach us about U.S. violence and the need to reform unchecked gun culture, discusses Lawrence Davidson. Back in October, 2016 I wrote an analysis ...