Remember when you were in primary school and you idolized your teacher? Teaching is one of the professions that holds the highest regard in Vietnamese culture. There is even a special day dedicated to them. But as Việt Nam’s society changes, so has the meaning behind the day. Loa’s Nguyễn Linh Chi explores how students and their families are celebrating this day in Việt Nam, then and now.
In the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam, the land used by farmers is considered the “people’s property” and can be reclaimed by the government at any given time. We revisit the farmers who have suffered because of this
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