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Actor Anton Yelchin of 'Star Trek' killed in freak accident

Anton Yelchin, a 27-year-old actor best known for playing the character Chekov in two “Star Trek” movies, was killed early on Sunday when his car rolled and pinned him against a wall in his driveway, police said. Russian-born Yelchin died shortly after 1 a.m. after he apparently stepped out of his car in the steep driveway of his Los Angeles ... Read More »

Car maker to investigate Yelchin death

    Fiat Chrysler says it will investigate the incident involving a recalled 2015 Jeep Cherokee that killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin. Source link Read More »

Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown market could get facelift

Authorities in Ho Chi Minh City are considering a VND122-billion (US$5.35 million) proposal to fully repair Binh Tay, the 88-year-old market in Vietnam’s biggest Chinatown which has been deteriorating. More than 1,000 shops at the market would be temporarily relocated, and their owners are already contributing to the repair fund, Tuoi Tre newspaper said citing the plan submitted by District ... Read More »

French opera 'Carmen' hits Ho Chi Minh City stage

Georges Bizet’s acclaimed opera “Carmen” will be performed for the first time in Vietnam at the Saigon Opera House on July 1 and 2, organizers said Thursday. “Carmen” is a story of love, jealousy and freedom. On stage, there will be soloists from Vietnam, France, Thailand and South Korea. Vietnamese mezzo-soprano Thanh Huyen will star as Carmen and French tenor Patrick Garayt ... Read More »

Artists have repainted a Vietnamese village, and it looks awesome

 A family pose outside their house. Artists have spent three weeks painting the walls of more than 100 houses in Trung Thanh, a fishing village in Tam Thanh Commune, Tam Ky Town, Quang Nam Province. The project is a cooperation between Quang Nam government, the South Korean Embassy in Vietnam and several non-government organizations. Photo: Hua Xuyen Huynh/Thanh Nien  The ... Read More »

'Deer Hunter' director Michael Cimino dies aged 77

Michael Cimino, whose roller-coaster career as a Hollywood film director included Oscar-winner “The Deer Hunter” and legendary box office flop “Heaven’s Gate,” has died. He was 77. The success of “The Deer Hunter”, a 1978 film about the Vietnam War starring Robert De Niro, made Cimino one of the most sought-after directors in Hollywood. The film won five Academy Awards, ... Read More »

Chanel gives young pretenders a lesson in haute couture

  Chanel pulled the curtain back on its Paris haute couture show Tuesday to reveal the secret life of its studios, where a small army of tailors, embroiderers and plumers turn out some of the world’s most expensive clothes. Veteran designer Karl Lagerfeld transported 80 of his so-called “petites mains” (little hands), who can spend hundreds of hours on a ... Read More »