Wall installation exhibited in Hanoi reminding visitors of war and death

A tentative foray into war and death, the Wall Installation of a Vietnamese-Cambodian artist invites modern people to reflect upon the troublesome past of Southeast Asia.

Wall Installation, 2012

Wall Installation, 2012

Inspired by the Cambodian genocide in the era of Khmer Rouge, Le Huy Hoang built a wall using animal bones.

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Victorian Christmas Market Sheffield

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For someone from a foreign land, “Christmas” itself is of enough amazement, not to mention going to a part of the city that travels back in time to the Victorian age. Surprised and overwhelmed I walked through scenes from Dickson’s novels and Sheffield’ industrial past. Heavy sounds made by power generators roamed at the background, […]

Road in Silkstone, All Saints and St James Church are all closed for Coroner investigation

 A woman who was buried in a graveyard at All Saints and St James Church, Silkstone is being dug out by the Yorkshire Police in the UK. 

 

Her body, which was burried there since 2011, will hopefully tell the forensic post-mortem that what, or who, had killed her.

The identity of the woman is not disclosed as requested by her family.

As a result to the examination, which is on behalf of the Coroner for an ongoing-investigation to find the woman’s cause of death, All Saints & St James Church and its grounds, as well as  Barnsley Road, Silkstone, Barnsley will be closed from midday Thursday, 25 October until the evening of Friday, 26 October 2012. Neither pedestrians or vehicles are allowed.

At the meantime, forensic tent will be set up over the grave. The examination is under the consent of the woman’s family.

The Amazing World of Denny Museum Open to Public First Time in Decades

From a gigantic beak of extinct a pre-history bird to a tiny fetus of a sea turtle preserved in alcohol, the Alfred Denny Museum of the University of Sheffield is exhibiting a wide range of amazing specimen to the public for the first time in history.

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The Grievances of Chinese farmers—An Endless Story

Farmer, Photo by Hou Yimin

More than six decades after the end of feudalism in China, land-right still remains the number one problem facing Chinese farmers despite the Law implemented in 1990 articulate that “agricultural land must be formally contracted to farmers who will have limited but sufficient freedom on the using of the land, for a term of 30 years”.

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