The Hanoitimes - The Telegraph has announced its list of the most popular charity challenges in the world and Vietnam is on it. Beaches, temples and rice paddies in Vietnam have been ranked 15th among the 20 most popular charity challenges in the world, according to a list released by The Telegraph, a UK daily newspaper. Cycle Vietnam from north to south. Photo: Getty Images The Telegraph advises travelers that a 250-mile (400km) cycle from the north to the south of Vietnam, starting in the capital Hanoi and pedaling down to Ho Chi Minh City. From Hanoi, the cycle heads for Hue, which is lined with ancient temples and tombs before stopping at Hoi An, a colonial city with riverside cafés, colonial architecture and a patchwork of rice paddies and sandy beach. Then it’s off to My Son, the site of Vietnam’s most extensive Cham remains, set in a jungle valley. You’ll follow nature’s trail all the way to the Marble Mountains and to Da Nang before … [Read more...] about Vietnam shines in Telegraph’s list most popular charity challenges in the world
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Viet Nam News By Paul Kennedy The final of the biggest talent show in the United Kingdom, Britain’s Got Talent, will take place on Sunday night (UK time). And no matter what the result, two young brothers from Việt Nam will be winners. Last month Giang Quốc Cơ and Giang Quốc Nghiệp stunned the audience of Britain’s Got Talent with a mind blowing balancing act in front of a live studio audience and millions of people watching at home. Three weeks later they have won the hearts of the British public and left a lasting impression on the country and indeed the world. Back home in HCM City the pair need no introduction. But after their amazing routines on television the brothers Giang have been flying the Vietnamese flag and making a name for themselves in the UK. Maybe it is because of their good looks, superb skills or loveable nature, but it also seems the British press can’t get enough of them either. Since they burst onto … [Read more...] about Việt Nam’s got talent in the UK, too
The Giang brother stun the audience with their amazing performance. LONDON — The Giang brothers are through to the final of the popular UK television show, Britain’s Got Talent. In a nail-biting live semi-final Friday night, the gymnasts from HCM City stunned the crowd with a death defying performance. The were voted in the top three overall on the evening, alongside a comedian and a magician. Only two of the acts could make it into Sunday’s live final and after the comedian was chosen, it meant there was just one place left. The judged were deadlocked with Simon Cowell and Alisha Dixon choosing the pair from Việt Nam, while David Walliams and Amanda Holden opted for the magician. Because of the tie, the decision went back to the voting public in the UK and host Declan Donnelly announced it was the Giang Brothers who had won a place. The moment the two brothers hear they are … [Read more...] about They’re through! Giang brothers win a place in the final of Britain’s biggest TV talent show
Sa Pa in Top most beautiful terraces in the world The terraced fieds of Sa Pa in Viet Nam's northern Lao Cai province have entered in the Top 11 most beautiful terraces in the world, according to the Touropia. The international tourism electronic communication network (Touropia) has also ranked Douro (Portuguese), Bali (Indonesia), Choquequyrao, Pisác, Salinas de Maras, Ma chu Pich chu, Ollantaytambo (Peru), Longji, Hani (China), Banaue (the Philippines). In 2009, the famous travel magazine Travel and Leisure (US) also voted Sapa terraces in Top 7 most beautiful and spectacular terraces in Asia and the world. Early November 2013, on the 110th founding anniversary of Sapa (1903-2013), the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism decided to rank Sapa terraced fields as the National Landscape site. Biggest rest stop in central Vietnam opens ASTOP, the biggest rest stop in central Vietnam, opened last Saturday in Phu Yen Province’s Song Cau Town and is part of the … [Read more...] about Sa Pa in Top most beautiful terraces in the world
VietNamNet Bridge - British billionaire Richard Branson, founder Virgin Group, universal symbol of entrepreneurship, was in Ho Chi Minh City on September 12-13 to deliver a keynote speech at a workshop and share his philosophy towards living life creatively. Richard Branson at the workshop in HCMC on Sept. 13. Born on July 19, 1950, Richard Branson is an English investor, billionaire and businessman. World renowned as the owner of the Virgin Group that has more than 400 companies, Branson is most famous for his adventurous lifestyle. With a net worth of about US$4.9 billion, he has been listed by Forbes as the seventh richest citizen in the UK. “Screw It, Let’s Do It” is the title of an amazing book about his personal experience and tells the story of how he dealt with life’s adversities. On this occasion, the British billionaire shared his thought on the responsibility of enterprises, entrepreneurs in environmental protection. Below is the extract: … [Read more...] about What is success in the corporate world?