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Khmer traditional musical instruments revived

 VietNamNet Bridge – Khmer people in southern An Giang Province are determined to revive their traditional “Ngu Am” music, which requires five to seven musical instruments.

Eighty nine houses burnt down

 VietNamNet Bridge – Eighty nine houses were burned down in a wild blaze yesterday afternoon, June 12, in Vinh Xuong Commune in Tan Chau Town in the Mekong province of An Giang.

The sculptor who builds giant Buddhas

VietNamNet Bridge – Artist Thuy Lam's statues steal the hearts of viewers with their angelic features, unlike the man himself. At the age of 65, he looks like a bumpkin, with a tobacco pipe in his mouth and flat cap on his head.

Asia’s largest Buddha Maitreya statue on Cam Mountain

A ceremony was held at Phat Lon Pagoda in the southern province of An Giang on May 29 to announce the largest Maitreya Buddha statue in Asia, seated on the Cam Mountain peak.

The wedding of twins in An Giang

 VietNamNet Bridge – The wedding of a male and a female twin was held recently in Vinh Hanh commune in Chau Phu district, the southern province of An Giang.

Tranquil cajeput forest provides a glimpse of delicate ecosystem

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Tra Su cajeput forest in the southern province of An Giang has become a favourite tourist spot, especially for those who respect its diversified ecosystem.

That claims stage win to help An Giang top rankings

 VietNamNet Bridge – Cyclist Nguyen Thi That had her second win yesterday, March 5, in the International Binh Duong Women’s Cycling Tournament.

Hunting “specialties” from An Giang’s forest

VietNamNet Bridge – In the dry season, residents of Bay Nui in Tinh Bien and Tri Ton districts, An Giang province) go to the forest to hunt queen termites, scorpions, etc., which are rumored to be good for men’s virility.

Memorial stands testament to Khmer Rouge massacre

VietNamNet Bridge – We came to Ba Chuc Commune on the afternoon of New Year's Day 2013 at the suggestion of a friend who knew we would pass through An Giang Province on our trip to Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta.

Go fishing in Cambodia

VietNamNet Bridge - Just after the flood season, hundreds of fishermen in the sounthern province of An Giang go to Cambodia to catch fish, with the output of thousands of tons.

Enjoying thot not in Van Giao

 VietNamNet Bridge – Thot not (coconut palm) trees are an integral part of the Khmer community in Van Giao Commune, Tinh Bien District, An Giang Province.

Is that a joke?

The local media several days ago reported that An Giang has applied for the right to host the national sports games 2018, with a total cost of VND3.425 trillion ($176 million), higher than the estimated cost for hosting the Asian Games 2019.

Vietnam organizes spectacular games over 16 years

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has been and is going to flex its muscles to set up a rare record in 16 years: holding a large-scale sports games with huge funds in over two years on average.

An Giang: Sleeping child bitten by poisonous snake

VietNamNet Bridge - A venomous snake crawled into the house to bite a sleeping boy in the southern province of An Giang. The victim died on the way to the hospital.