Luc Mandret - General manager MSLGROUP Vietnam VIR is a very trusting partner for MSL, as one of Vietnam’s top tier business media outlets. We are thrilled to partner with VIR for the quality of the holistic understanding of the business, with the most updated economic news, and insightful in-depth articles. VIR is an essential reading for business leaders, investors, and decision-makers in Vietnam. And for MSL as a communication agency, we really appreciate highlighting our clients’ prospective and financial news. It’s always a pleasure to work with VIR journalists: they are proactive, knowledgeable, and reliable in reporting accurate news and analysis. For us, VIR has been one of our key media partners. We highly appreciate the hard-working and dedicated reporters from VIR, who have supported us in many events and business stories for our clients in diverse sectors such as investment, banking, pharmaceuticals, and more. We believe that VIR will continue its success … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday to our dearest VIR!
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* The President of the United States Donald Trump is expected to visit Britain in December for a NATO summit, over a year after his first trip to the country was widely protested. * The Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte Wednesday paid an official visit to Iraq and held meetings with top Iraqi officials, state-run al-Iraqiya TV reported. The two sides are confident that the two countries have an opportunity to develop the relations. * Russia will increase the range of missiles being developed and create ground-based launchers for its Kalibr long-range missiles and long-range hypersonic missiles, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday. * US President Donald Trump on February 6 said that the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) would soon regain control of all of the land previously held by the group, and defended his earlier decision to withdraw US troops from Syria. * Russia is not going to deploy its missiles in Belarus, Russian ambassador to Belarus … [Read more...] about World News in Brief: February 7
Bình Tây, one of the region’s biggest wholesale markets, is seeing more than double its average number of visitors as the traditional Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday approaches. (Photo by Ngọc Diệp) Viet Nam News The 90-year-old Bình Tây Market in District 6 is busier than ever weeks before the traditional Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday season. Thu Anh reports. Bình Tây, one of the southern region’s biggest wholesale markets, is seeing more than double its average number of visitors in the weeks before the holiday season. Last month, the market’s shop owners began preparing for the year’s biggest business season, hoarding thousands of Vietnamese items. More than 1,446 stalls in Bình Tây are selling a wide variety of goods, including quality food, garments, footwear, handicrafts and oriental medicinal herbs. “Not many markets in HCM City can offer their customers as … [Read more...] about Historic market prepares for busy Tết after year-long upgrade
Sa Pa calling: The mustard flowers fields at Cát Cát Village in Sa Pa. VNA/VNS Photo Hương Thu – TTXVN Viet Nam News By Nguyễn Mỹ Hà Sa Pa is not just a travel destination. Sa Pa is the seventh heaven that belongs on another planet but really does exist on earth. Explore the place at your peril. It will surely be rewarding, but exhausting at the same time. Sa Pa is a place to revive. It’s a place to really feel alive. We visited Sa Pa in summer, when the scorching sun of Hà Nội burnt was enough to seek out pastures new. When we finally get to inhale the cool refreshing air up in Sa Pa, it tasted so fresh. After 30 years of renovation and a huge number of tourists pouring in the country, Sa Pa has changed beyond anyone’s wildest imagination. Mountain view: Far behind those white clouds, is the rooftop of Indochina peninsula, Mt. Fansipan. — VNS Photo Mỹ Hà The town now has boomed on … [Read more...] about Enjoying the true feelings of Sa Pa
Slip-up: A banana skin is seen on the pitch as Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates. — Photo AFPViet Nam News by Paul Kennedy I went to see Liverpool play a game at Anfield on May 4, 1987 against Watford. It wasn’t a particularly good match and the home side won by a single goal. Ian Rush scored it late on. It was his last goal in a Liverpool shirt before moving to Juventus the following season. The game itself was pretty dull but I remember it well for the wrong reasons. Around that time, Liverpool were being linked with Watford winger John Barnes and a deal would eventually happen in the months that followed. During the 90 minutes of that match, Barnes was booed every time he touched the ball by Liverpool supporters because of the colour of his skin. I can’t repeat what the fans were singing at him but it was nothing short of abhorrent. I was 14 years old at the time and knew no better. Thankfully Barnes ignored the request by the supporters … [Read more...] about Football’s worrying slip back towards racism