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UNESCO Vietnam snaps back after culture ministry dismiss titles as ‘illegal’

The ministry claims that in some cases, money is being exchanged for cultural recognition.

Woman accused of poisoning soup pot at Saigon noodle stand

The owner, also her relative, failed to persuade the police to drop a criminal case.

Japanese dancer wins breakdancing world final

Local sensation Issei Hori beats South Korea's Hong 10, two time champion, to take the Red Bull BC One title.
December 07, 2016 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Whistling enthusiasts battle it out in Japan

Organizers said it will be held once every other year.
July 19, 2016 | 10:42 am GMT+7

Vietnamese film companies file joint petition against S. Korean cinema giant

CGV, the leading film distributor in Vietnam, is allegedly imposing unfair profit sharing on its distribution of Vietnamese films throughout its extensive cinema chain.
May 18, 2016 | 11:34 am GMT+7

Australian TV network weighs Asian version of Eurovision Song Contest

Asia-Pacific nations could soon have the chance to compete in their own version of the Eurovision Song Contest, pitting K-pop and Bollywood talent against stars from across Asia.
March 22, 2016 | 03:22 pm GMT+7