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Champa house awakens ancient culture

Kiều Maily made a life in HCM City as a broadcaster and writer, but ancient Hội An City became a favourite destination for her to promote the traditional culture of Chăm people.
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Overseas Vietnamese author promotes culture of her motherland

Quyên Gavoye, an overseas Vietnamese living in France, is a writer who received the Cricket Prize in the Cricket Desire category this year. Her two award-winning novels, Emma thảm hoạ (Disaster Emma) and Biệt đội thám tử (The Detective Squad), were published by the Kim Đồng Publishing House and achieved widespread acclaim.
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Building support networks for families to thrive

To cherish Việt Nam Family Day (June 28), two new Ngôi nhà Ánh Dương (Houses of Sunlight) have been opened in Đà Nẵng and Hồ Chí Minh City to host women and girls who suffer domestic and gender-based violence leaving their homes in an emergency.
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Tourism industry flourishes during summer

The tourism industry is expected to bounce back this summer after two years of stringent COVID-19 travel restrictions and regulations. Tickets for flights, trains, buses, and accommodation have been nearly sold out.
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Photographer creates camera museum at home

Phạm Công Thắng, a photographer living in Hà Nội, has amassed a collection of hundreds of cameras, books, and other photographic artefacts at the gallery that he has established in his own house.

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Investment ready for Hà Nội's relic restoration

Hà Nội's recent decision to mobilise vast financial sources to protect its heritage sites is promising to blow a new breath of life into hundreds of historical and cultural monuments after many years of effort without success.

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Woman with an iron will

For the first time, Việt Nam has had a representative in the Ironman World Championship. Lâm Túc Ngân, 27, from HCM City, qualified for the biggest event after winning Ironman Philippines 140.6’s 25-29 year-old female group and finishing in the top 8 of the women's ranking. She will join powerful athletes from all over the world at the 2022 event in Hawai in early October.

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Huế's Đông Ba Market revamped to lure tourists

Returning to the central province of Thừa Thiên Huế after more than two years of lockdown due to the pandemic, Lưu Hoàng Long and his wife, a Vietnamese Australian, chose first to visit Đông Ba Market, the biggest traditional local shopping centre in the ancient royal city of Huế.