Burning joss money in Vietnam
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Vietnamese burn joss money on eve of Lunar New Year

20 January 2012 Last updated at 22:07 GMT

The business of making paper objects and paper money is booming in Vietnam as people prepare to celebrate the Year of the Dragon.

Paper objects, such as joss money, are widely used in worship and ritual offerings to the dead, particularly around Lunar New Year festivities.

Eric Camara reports.