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Vietnamese living in S'pore cleans Ho Chi Minh monument at Clarke Quay weekly

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When Vietnamese national Duong Doan saw a statue of the nation's former leader Ho Chi Minh in Singapore, he felt compelled to keep it clean out of respect. He has swept the area and wiped down the memorial at least once a week for two years. “The reason why I clean the monument is because I am a very patriotic Vietnamese person… I feel really happy and elated while doing this as it is a meaningful act,” said the 33-year-old, who has been working here since January 2021. Read more here. Video: Leonard Leong/TODAY
When Vietnamese national Duong Doan saw a statue of the nation's former leader Ho Chi Minh in Singapore, he felt compelled to keep it clean out of respect. He has swept the area and wiped down the memorial at least once a week for two years. “The reason why I clean the monument is because I am a very patriotic Vietnamese person… I feel really happy and elated while doing this as it is a meaningful act,” said the 33-year-old, who has been working here since January 2021. Read more here. Video: Leonard Leong/TODAY

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