Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has pledged his future to the club. AFP Photo MANCHESTER — David de Gea has signed a new long-term contract with Manchester United, the Premier League club announced on Monday, ending months of speculation over his future. The 28-year-old, who had been linked with a return to Spain with Real Madrid for several seasons, has put pen to paper on a new four-year deal. "David de Gea has signed a new long-term contract with Manchester United, keeping him at the club until at least June 2023," United said on their official website. "There is an option to extend for a further year." Former manager Alex Ferguson brought De Gea to the club from Atletico Madrid in 2011 in an £18.9 million (US$23 million) deal and he has since made 367 appearances for the club. “It has been a privilege to spend eight years at this great club and the opportunity to continue my career at Manchester United is a genuine honour," said … [Read more...] about David de Gea signs new deal at Man Utd
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The Hanoitimes - DOJI Tower, known as the ruby put on the sparkling diamond ring, covers an area of 1,600 square meters with 16 floors and three basements and was designed by French and Italian architects. Hanoi gives priority to creating favorable environment for startups Hanoi takes steps towards building e-government Hanoi pushes for investments in industrial parks Number of visitors to Hanoi rises 10.7% in August Hanoi makes big jump in business registration reform Vietnam’s major jewelry retailer DOJI Group has inaugurated DOJI Tower, the largest gold and silver jewelry center in the country, which is one of the high profile projects marking the 65th celebration of Hanoi liberation day on October 10. Overview of DOJI Tower. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony on September 6, Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said Hanoi has been inviting foreign and domestic companies to invest in shopping malls to attract … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s largest gold and silver jewelry center opened in Hanoi
Neymar's decision to join Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 was motivated by a desire to establish himself as the best player in the world, but a troubled time in the French capital has left the Brazilian at risk of wasting the best years of his career. Neymar is staying at Paris Saint-Germain after failing to get his desired move to Barcelona, but can he make a success of this season? (Photo: AFP/Lionel BONAVENTURE) The closure of the transfer window has finally brought to an end the lengthy saga surrounding the future of the world's most expensive player, who will stay at PSG having failed to get the move back to Barcelona he craved. His former club could not complete a deal to rescue the 27-year-old from his apparent nightmare in Paris, with Neymar so determined to return that sports daily L'Equipe reported he offered to pay 20 million euros (US$22 million) from his own pocket towards the fee. PSG paid 222 million euros (US$264 million at the time) for his services, while … [Read more...] about Neymar and PSG left to pick up pieces as transfer saga ends
To get ahead in the competition with Grab, Go-Viet needs a strategy other than “burning money” to increase its market share, especially as they are running on a tighter budget than Grab. Go-Viet is slowing down the competitive push against Grab Entering Vietnam on August 1, 2018 through Ho Chi Minh City, Go-Viet has been competing in the local motorcycle ride-hailing market with the two main strategies of price competition and building an image of a small Vietnamese company challenging Grab in a David and Goliath set up. They "burned" their money through launching a loud promotion campaign offering rides for only VND5,000 ($0.22) for eight kilometres and charging no commission for drivers. At the same time, the firm tried to tie its brand closer to the market by taking on the red of the Vietnamese flag, contrasting with the green of Grab. Thanks to the attractive incentives, Go-Viet quickly captured the hearts of both customers and drivers. Go-Viet's leader stated … [Read more...] about Go Viet running out of gas?
240 pavilions display jewelry products, and jewelry making machinery and equipment. Photo: sjc.com.vn The five-day fair sees 240 pavilions displaying jewelry products, and jewelry making machinery and equipment. Besides, international jewelry brands from Italy, Turkey, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Poland, Cambodia and China are on the display along with domestic brands like SJC, DOJI, and Phuc Loc. The fair is divided into sections to well serve visitors and customers, including areas for domestic and international jewelry, diamond and gems selling, machinery, equipment and technology in the industry, after-sales and warranty services, and reception, and a space for businesses. Dao Cong Thang, head of the fair’s organizing board and Deputy Director of the Saigon Jewelry Company Limited (SJC), said the VIJF has been organized in 26 consecutive years, thus becoming a traditional festival of the sector and a destination for product promotion and partnership formation. The same day, … [Read more...] about Jewelry exhibitions take place in Ho Chi Minh City