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In unprecedented move, Vietnam names and shames 'offensive' festivals

Many spring festivals descend into chaotic scenes as people battle for position and good luck.

Roses and balloons fill Hanoi on Valentine's Day

Love is in the air and all over the streets.

Vietnam praised for less gory version of centuries-old pig slaughter fest

Animals Asia says it will continue to fight ‘until no live animals experience fear and trauma.’
February 08, 2017 | 04:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam bans animal slaughter at violent spring festivals

It remains to be seen whether locals are willing to abandon their traditional rituals.
October 26, 2016 | 02:41 pm GMT+7