Young artists lined up across a wall in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Thursday painting murals that reflect their fears as well as hopes in a country crippled by war.
Graffiti allegedly by expatriates has sprang up across Ha Noi’s Tay Ho District and a 2km flood wall on Nghi Tàm, Âu Cơ and Yên Phụ streets, Thanh niên (Young people) newspaper reports.
Hà Nội is not a city of imposing monuments, like other ancient cities. The history of Hà Nội is told on a rather modest, human scale: in pagodas, temples, communal houses, in the names of the streets.
Paris men’s fashion week started on Tuesday with a tsunami of new talent but with shows also threatened by the "yellow vests" protest movement that has been rocking France.
The classic Christmas carol Jingle Bells can be heard across HCM City, a sign that the holiday is very near, with New Year’s Day not far away. Entertaining venues and restaurants in the city and neighbouring provinces have prepared special events for the festive season.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday surveyed the damage from a day of riots across Paris and led a crisis meeting that ended with a call for further talks with anti-government activists who have staged two weeks of protests.
His identity is a mystery that adds to his allure, but a new exhibition in Italy dedicated to street artist Banksy looks beyond the feverish headlines to explore his works as vehicles for protest.
HCM City plans to move electrical and telecommunication utility boxes underground in an effort to improve safety and the city’s beauty.