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Image : Vietnam shipping execs sentenced to death for embezzlement

Vietnam shipping execs sentenced to death for embezzlement

person Orange Themes access_time Feb 23,2017

Bao moi - HANOI: Vietnam on Wednesday (Feb 22) sentenced two executives from its scandal-hit shipping industry to death for embezzlement, official media reported, the latest punishment meted out for the spectacular collapse of a state-run firm that

Image : Timbers loan Lucas Melano to Belgrano in Argentina

Timbers loan Lucas Melano to Belgrano in Argentina

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 09,2017

Yahoo News PORTAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers have loaned midfielder Lucas Melano to Atletico Belgrano of Argentina.

Image : To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 18,2016

By John Davison NEAR BASHIQA, Iraq (Reuters) - When Kurdish forces began rounding up his relatives and friends, 23-year-old Iraqi Omar Abdallah fled with his pregnant wife and four brothers to Mosul. At the time, life under Islamic State seemed

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Montreal master on mission to regain martial arts' credibility wins first fight in Vietnam

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En Vnexpress - Pierre Francois Flores knocked his opponent out with a kick to the head....

Martial Arts for Women: Century-Old Book Details Moves

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Yahoo News A translation of a martial-arts book published in 1914, which was written by a woman for women, describes a group of Japanese women who banded together to form the Women's Self-Defense League in order to fight off attacks from men. ...

S. Korea minister resigns after arrest over arts blacklist

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Yahoo News South Korea's culture minister resigned after being arrested Saturday for allegedly creating a "blacklist" of nearly 10,000 artists who voiced criticism of impeached President Park Geun-Hye. Cho Yoon-Sun, who is the first minister in...

South Korea's culture minister arrested over arts blacklist in political scandal

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Yahoo News South Korea's culture minister was arrested on Saturday, suspected of involvement in drawing up a blacklist of artists critical of President Park Geun-hye amid a graft scandal that led to the president's impeachment. The country has...

Da Nang fine arts museum opens to public

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The Da Nang fine arts museum, the third fine arts museum in the country, opened to the public on December 19....

Donor pulls funding for university arts after Trump protest

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HONOLULU (AP) — A donor has pulled his support for students at the University of Hawaii after the art department's chairwoman organized a sign-painting party to protest President-elect Donald Trump....

Ancient Indonesian martial arts seeks global spotlight

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This is the world of "pencak silat", or Indonesia's martial arts, which are now battling for greater global recognition -- having secured a place in the Asian Games, the government is now hoping for Olympic glory. The Indonesian government is...

In Poland, bad blood brewing between politics and the arts

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The play is over, the curtain falls, then rises again to reveal the actors standing with their mouths taped shut at the Polski Theatre in Poland's western city of Wroclaw. It is their latest protest against the venerated theatre's new executive...

Discover Binh Dinh – The land of Vietnam's martial arts

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VietNamNet Bridge – The central province of Binh Dinh is home to Quang Trung, the revered king of a humble background, and Binh Dinh Gia, the Vietnamese martial art that has been recognized worldwide....

Russian architect has deep passion for Traditional Vietnamese Martial Arts

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A Russian architect with more than a decade practicing Traditional Vietnamese Martial Arts, or Vo Co Truyen, has had a medal haul at the championship of the sport in Ho Chi Minh City....

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