• Rowlesy’s Wrap: Tradition meets tourism

    by  • 05/12/2012 • 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

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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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    Exploring the sights and sounds of Ninh Binh

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    Exploring the sights and sounds of Nin Binh from UQ Journalism & Communication on Vimeo. Nin Binh is a province in Northern Vietnam. Evie Madden explores the picturesque Trang An located just out of Nin Binh city. Let yourself be taken through the beautiful sights and sounds of this forgotten tourist destination.

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    Observing Vietnam’s ‘openness’

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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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    Aussie expats are a rare breed in Halong Bay

    by  • 01/12/2012 • 0 Comments

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      Halong Bay is renowned for its stunning scenery and the multitude of junk boats packed with tourists, chugging away between the limestone islands. Jim Feeney and Max Hart are two of the very limited number of Australians working in the Halong Bay area, and detail their experiences to Mark Blackman. Aussies Radio_mixdown Click here...

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    Sharing in the smiles and laughter of the Vietnamese

    by  • 29/11/2012 • 1 Comment

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    In the ten days that the 10 members the Vietnam Reporter crew have been frantically pacing the streets and shores of Vietnam, there have been many kind individuals we have had the pleasure of getting to know. The Vietnamese have welcomed us at every turn and embraced these crazy camera clad creatures busily working...

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