Tired of being ‘fetishized and invisible,’ Asian artists are changing the narrative

Published 24th May 2022 CNN Credit: Courtesy of Chelsea Ryoko Wong, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, and Jeffrey Deitch, New York Tired of being ‘fetishized and invisible,’ Asian artists are changing the narrative SHARE Written byAnn Binlot, CNN In much of Western art, Asian women have often appeared as one-dimensional characters — sometimes seen as meek and […]

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Plum blossoms

Sapa corner Dear Brothers and Sisters, How are you doing? Have you ever seen the plum blossoms in Sapa? When it comes to plum blossoms, people are often confused between plum blossoms and cherry blossoms, as these two kinds of flowers look quite similar. However, it seems that plum blossoms usually bloom earlier in winter […]

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The spruces

Sapa corner Happy Friday, Brothers and Sisters! How are you doing? Do you like pine trees? If yes, you definitely need to visit Sapa at least once.  There are many kinds of pines here. A mong them, spruce is most common and we can see it everywhere in Sapa. The spruces have  conical shape. They […]

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Christmas in Sapa

Sapa corner Dear Brothers and Sisters,  Today is Christmas. I’m celebrating Christmas. How is Christmas celebrated where you live? In Sapa, Christmas this year is quieter compared to previous years. Because of Coronavirus pandemic, there are no festival events, and not many visitors came here on Christmas Eve. However, I still feel the joyful Christmas […]

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A trip to the Oolong tea hill

Sapa corner Dear Brothers and Sisters, How’s it going? What’s the weather like where you live? Sapa is in winter. It has been cold, foggy, and rainy for nearly one month. But last Sunday, it was warm and nice, so I decided to get up early, and ride to the Oolong tea hill in the […]

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“Who am I?” – part 2

Saigon corner Hello brothers and sisters, I’m Vietnam terminalia catappa, people also call me tropical almond but I like terminalia catappa better. I’m seven and a half months old. Thanks to sunshine, rain, wind… and chị Hương’s care and love, my leaves are green and my stems are strong. I’ll be taller and bigger than […]

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Church of Jeanne D’ Arc

Bảo vệ Hiến pháp và luật pháp Saigon corner Dear brothers and sisters, On Hung Vuong Street in District 5 of Saigon, the Chinese Vietnamese District, stands the Church of Saint Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of Arc), the national heroine and patron saint of France.

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The iron bridge I like

Saigon corner Dear brothers and sisters, This is the bridge that crosses Nhieu Loc canal, connecting District 1 and Phu Nhuan District, Saigon. Its official name is Tran Khanh Du Bridge. However, here people only call it by its nickname – the Iron Bridge, because it is made of iron. The first time I walked […]

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Vietnam Biodiversity

Vietnam has been ranked the 16th most biologically diverse country in the world! Diverse ecosystems provide clean water, soil stability, buffers against storms and climate shocks as well as a basis for tourism. Biodiversity conservation is an essential component of achieving sustainable, resilient development. This Biodiversity Week we are celebrating Vietnam’s biodiversity status with 16 facts!  […]

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