Liem enjoys win in blitz event during Romania Grand Tour During the blitz event, Liem earned a total of 11 points from 18 matches in order to finish ranked in first place. This total was enough to finish higher than several talented chess players, including Karjakin and Wesley So. As a result of his success in the category, Liem finished the tournament ranked in fourth place overall with 19 points, winning a total of US$15,000 in prize money in the process. The Vietnamese player finished just behind Levon Aronian and Sergey Karjakin, who were tied on 20 points, and Viswanathan Anand on 19.5 points. Thanks to a strong showing throughout the tournament, Liem added an additional 88 Elo points to his total, whilst also climbing to 15th place in the world rankings. With an Elo rating of 2768, Liem is now listed among the world’s super-grandmasters. Next up for Liem is his participation at the SEA Games 30 in the Philippines. Aronian was named as the winner of the Romania … [Read more...] about Liem enjoys win in blitz event during Romania Grand Tour
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She returned to Vietnam in August after Chinese authorities raided and deported undocumented immigrants. More about how she returned later. Cut to the present. In a countryside garment factory in the northern Bac Giang Province, Bien sits beside a bunch of red cloth bags. Around her dozens of other workers are making bags on sewing machines, but not Bien: Her job is to affix the company label on the bags, and she gets less than VND100,000 ($4.32) a day for it. She was given that job after failing to learn sewing despite eight days of training at the factory. "It's too difficult, I can't sew," she says. Bien is one of many Vietnamese trafficking victims rescued from China who returned lost, damaged, with little assurance their life would ever go back to the normal old days. Before being trafficked to China, she had been quite resourceful, working her family's rice field in Dong Lo Commune in Bac Giang while also attending a babysitting class. On October 2, 1991, when she was 23, Bien … [Read more...] about The plight of human trafficking survivors: Back from hell but to what?
Deputies debate over the Government’s preferred investor for the Long Thành Airport project at Tuesday morning session of the NA.— VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Heated debate broke out in the National Assembly yesterday over the Government’s preferred investor for the Long Thành Airport project, as the firm will have to borrow billions of dollars to be capable of building the airport. The Tuesday morning session of the NA revolved around preparations for the first stage of the Long Thành International Airport, which needs an estimated US$4.8 billion of investment and will be voted on by deputies on November 26. The Government opted to do without official development assistance (ODA) loans to carry out the project, and proposed the State-controlled Airports Corporation of Việt Nam (ACV) be the sole investor. Bac Giang Province deputy chairwoman Hoàng Thị Hoa agreed with the Government’s decision to not borrow ODA loans … [Read more...] about Deputies question Long Thành Airport investor choice
Infrastructure Lawmakers still disagree over investor selection for Long Thanh airport By Ngoc Lan Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019,19:38 (GMT+7) Lawmakers still disagree over investor selection for Long Thanh airportBy Ngoc Lan Deputy Hoang Van Cuong, vice principal of the Hanoi-based National Economics University – PHOTO: VGP HANOI – The Government suggested the State-owned Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) serve as the principal investor of the Long Thanh International Airport project in the southern province of Dong Nai, but many National Assembly deputies have objected to the investor selection. Legislators offered feedback on a number of criteria in the feasibility report of the big-ticket project at a session during the ongoing sitting of the lawmaking body today, November 12. Deputy Hoang Van Cuong, vice principal of the Hanoi-based National Economics University, suggested ACV may execute the project ahead … [Read more...] about Lawmakers still disagree over investor selection for Long Thanh airport
Three Vietnamese behind this organization have been prosecuted for performing unauthorized migration services and acting as unauthorized intermediaries for migration services, said the Investigation Agency under Nghe An’s Police Department. Speaking to SGGP’s reporters, victim Tran Khanh Nhung said she paid a total of US$22,439 to the two heads of this illegal agency, named Thanh and Anh, for what she had thought would be a legal visa to Australia. “I got stuck at their appointed countries of transit for months but could not get on any flight to Australia”, Nhung recounted. Her attempts to ask for the money back from Thanh and Anh were to no avail. Vu Thi Binh, another victim from Nghe An said her family had to give the agency US$36,200 to have Australian visa procedures done, but still could not get her 18-year-old son to the land Down Under. Instead, the boy was kept at Malaysia in unacceptable conditions for almost a year while “waiting for a flight to … [Read more...] about More than 400 scammed by fraudulent Australia migration ring