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    Capturing the smiles of courageous Agent Orange victims

    by  • 07/12/2012 • Evie Madden, front page, images, Lauren Williamson, stories, tv highlights, video • 0 Comments

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    The Friendship Village – Smiles of the courageous from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. Lauren Williamson and Evie Madden explore the work of The Friendship Village located in Hanoi. The village provides care and education for children and elders who have been affected by agent orange.

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    Rowlesy’s Wrap: Timeless practices inspire permanence

    by  • 06/12/2012 • Nicole Rowles, rowlesy's wrap, stories, video • 0 Comments

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    Rowlesy’s Wrap: Timeless practices inspire permanence from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. Life for Ninh Binh residents is, as it has been for generations, simple. Age-old customs provide certainty and spiritual serenity, while new forays into global industries are giving villagers financial security and offering fair trade solutions for the future. Follow us,...

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    Tourism drives construction and economy

    by  • 05/12/2012 • front page, Harry Clarke, reporters, stories, tv highlights • 0 Comments

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    Tourism drives construction and economy from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. There has been concious and noticable shift in the Vietnamese economy towards promoting the tourism industry. In the increasingly popular tourist destinations of Halong Bay and Ninh Binh, this is manifested in a shrill chatter of hammers and powertools throughout the respective...

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    Rowlesy’s Wrap: Tradition meets tourism

    by  • 05/12/2012 • Nicole Rowles, rowlesy's wrap, stories, video • 0 Comments

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    Rowlesy’s Wrap: Tradition meets tourism from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. One can notice many paradoxes when observing life in Vietnam. At first glance, traditional lifestyle and the fast-developing tourism industry appear to be conflicting. However, over the years these two worlds have come together in harmony, to raise local standards of living...

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    Youth in Revolt: Remembering the anti-Vietnam War protests

    by  • 05/12/2012 • front page, Nicole Rowles, stories, tv highlights, video • 0 Comments

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    Youth in Revolt: John Harrison on anti-Vietnam War protests at the University of Queensland from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. In the 1960′s and 70′s, young people found their voices, and publicly demonstrated against Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War. Nicole Rowles talks to Dr John Harrison about the role that students at...

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    Rowlesy’s Wrap: Vietnam takes traditions into the future

    by  • 04/12/2012 • Nicole Rowles, rowlesy's wrap, stories, tv highlights, video • 0 Comments

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    Rowlesy’s Wrap: Vietnam takes traditions to the future from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. A common thread in Vietnamese culture is the fusion of ancient traditions with new trends. And when it comes to medical treatments, both natural medicine and modern technology are accepted as viable cures, and are often used together in...

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    Observing Vietnam’s ‘openness’

    by  • 04/12/2012 • front page, images, Lauren Williamson, stories, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

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    While travelling through Vietnam I found that one of the most striking cultural features of the country is its openness. From sunrise to sundown, shopping, cooking, eating, working and socialising is all conducted openly on the street. Although it seems intrusive to photograph personal activities which to us seem so private, with a friendly...

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