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Proverb – Hồng Nào Mà Chẳng Có Gai

Literal Translation: Which rose has no thorns English Equivalent: Every rose has its thorns The rose is a symbol with a rich and ancient history across cultures and religions....

Proverb – Nhân Duyên Tiền Định

Literal Translation: Marriage is predestined. English Equivalent: A match made in heaven. In Chinese mythology, the god of marriage and love is named Yue Lao. The mythology of Vietnam...

The telephone: An invention in Canada that changed the world

The telephone was one of the greatest inventions of the 19th century that changed the world forever.    Today we can simply call someone if our car breaks down or dial 911 if we need help. Thanks...

Celebrating Canada 150

The making of Canada in Charlottetown, PEI 2017 is a very special year as Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday on July 1st.   Until 1867, there was no country...

Proverb – Sức Khỏe Là Vàng

Literal Translation: Health is gold.English Equivalent: The greatest wealth is health. - Virgil In East and Southeast Asian culture, as one year ends and another begins, it is...

Proverb of the Month – Của Ít Lòng Nhiều

Literal Translation: A modest gift given with all one’s heartEnglish Equivalent: It’s the thought that counts. The holidays are a joyful season filled with special moments shared with...

Proverb – Người Đẹp Vì Lụa, Lúa Tốt Vì Phân

Literal Translation: A person is beautiful because of the silk, a rice field is healthy because of manureEnglish Equivalent: Fine feathers make a fine bird. To understand this...

Proverb – Có Chí Làm Quan, Có Gan Làm Giàu

English Translation: If you have will, you will become a government official, if you have guts you will become rich. English Equivalent: Fortune favors the brave. Loosely translated,...

Proverb – Đi Một Ngày Đàng, Học Một Sàng Khôn

Whenever you venture out to try something new, regardless of success or failure, you will have cultivated something from your experience. Travelling is no exception. It may seem daunting to travel to...

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