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

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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Martial Arts for Women: Century-Old Book Details Moves

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

S. Korea minister resigns after arrest over arts blacklist
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S. Korea minister resigns after arrest over arts blacklist

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

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

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

Da Nang fine arts museum opens to public
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Da Nang fine arts museum opens to public

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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Donor pulls funding for university arts after Trump protest

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
World

Ancient Indonesian martial arts seeks global spotlight

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

In Poland, bad blood brewing between politics and the arts
Politics

In Poland, bad blood brewing between politics and the arts

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

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

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
Sports

Russian architect has deep passion for Traditional Vietnamese Martial Arts

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.