Stories about Vietnam from December, 2012
Vietnam's Dipping Sauces
Vietnam is a wonderful world of sauces… At Hanoi's bia hơi establishments, for every four or five dishes ordered there will be a corresponding number of sauces coming to table, too. Mark Lowerson or @stickyinhanoi introduces Vietnam's popular dipping sauces.
Vietnam: Hùng Kings Ritual Recognized by UNESCO
Le Minh Khai discusses some issues surrounding the decision of UNESCO to recognize the worship of the Hùng Kings in the Phu Tho province of Vietnam on its “List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.”
Activists Reject Southeast Asia’s Human Rights Declaration
More than 50 human rights groups in Southeast Asia issued a statement criticizing the recent signing of a Human Rights Declaration drafted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. The groups rejected the declaration for allegedly containing provisions that subvert the general principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights