Sunday, October 5, 2014

Hong Kong Protesters Influence Vietnam Activists

VOA Learning English: Hong Kong Protesters Influence Vietnam Activists

Many Vietnamese now are using the Internet to support the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. Many Vietnamese are changing their Facebook profile pictures to the symbol of a dove (a white bird that represents peace) tied with a yellow ribbon.  (listen)

Words in this Story

  • territorial - adj. relating to the ownership of an area of land or sea
  • symbol - n. a thing that represents or stands for something else.
  • ribbon – n. a long piece of material used for tying something or for decoration
  • avatar - n. an icon or figure representing a person on the Internet or in computer games
  • resolution - n. the action of solving a problem or a dispute​

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