HA NOI — FPT Technology Products Co Ltd will preload Facebook Apps for Java on FPT branded phones as of October. The move follows FPT's becoming an official "preferred developer consultant" for Facebook. Users will be able to log directly onto Facebook instead of using a web browser. Viettel dominates cable network in Cambodia HA NOI — Military-run telecom Viettel has deployed more than 16,000km of fibre optics for its Metfone network and is now has the biggest internet coverage in Cambodia. According to a report from the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications of Cambodia (MPTC), cable network coverage in the country has increased 17 fold in five years. Metfone has 80 per cent of the network coverage in the country. Its network is 13 times greater than that of the entire cable network developed by Cambodia in the last 10 years. Metfone is one of the nine biggest operators in Cambodia. Intel introduces English learning software on PC HA NOI — Intel Viet Nam, in … [Read more...] about FPT launches Facebook application
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Lang Du Friday Night with Flamenco Every Fri night, 14 Jun – 16 Aug 2013, 9 – 10.30 pm StarClub 87 Lang Ha (inside National Cinema Center) Lãng Du Friday Night is a series of Friday music nights by Lang Du band. Each night will have a featured theme based on Flamenco performed by the band, in cooperation with two other artists and guests. There can be additional dancers, or players of saxophone, violon, flute or other traditional music instruments aligned with the night theme. Tentative themes 1. Flamenco Night – La Isla Bonita (14 Jun): Guest singer Ha Thuong – former president of FTU Music Club, Ly Minh Hieu – Latin singer of Lang Du band and dancers 2. Trinh Night – Dear I, don’t despair (21 Jun): Tentative singer Lo Thuy – Giang Chau with saxophonist Manh Hoa 3. Flamenco Night – Dance of string (28 Jun): Honor the stringed instruments in ensembles and New – Flamenco, tentative artists: Violinist Hai Van (Vietnam … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 1-15 (daily updated)
Woman dies in Highway 5 accident A 31-year-old woman riding her motorbike was killed on the spot on Highway 5 yesterday afternoon after hitting a container truck traveling in the same direction. The accident occurred at around 5.30 p.m. on the road that connects Ha Noi and Hai Phong City, creating traffic jam lasting several hours on one of the busiest highways in the north. Also yesterday afternoon, there people were injured when a trailer hit a passenger bus on a stretch of the Noi Bai-Lao Cai Highway that runs through Xuan Ai Commune, Van Yen District, Yen Bai Province. Three members of family die in road accident Three members of a family were killed when their truck collided with a vehicle carrying frozen shrimps in Ca Mau City last night. The accident occurred at 6pm when the family was travelling from Bac Lieu Province to Ca Mau City. Tieu Sy Nguyen was driving the truck carrying vegetables on National Road No 1, when it hit the side of a refrigerated truck carrying frozen … [Read more...] about Social News 7/7
In early 2016, a book street was established in downtown Ho Chi Minh City in order to encourage citizens, especially youngsters, to read. The street, located on Nguyen Van Binh Street in District 1, is meant to nurture a reading culture through various activities and highlight the value and significance of books. Some foreigners have shared their point of view on the importance of reading, as well as their personal experience to encourage their children to fall in love with books. Australian Dr. Mike Turner, chair of the Business Department at Broward College Vietnam In Australia, the government supports free libraries in each suburb (district) where children can read books or borrow them and take them home. This is a free service and children can borrow up to five books and keep them for two weeks. The libraries are stocked with books for all ages and all interests. Many children have a library card and use it to borrow books. This means that they can read as many books as they … [Read more...] about How important is it to encourage your children to read?
Street Art Fair 2016 Sat 27 Feb 2016, 3 pm – 10 pm 1st floor lobby, Hanoi Creative City 1 Luong Yen, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi You are invited to the first street art fair at Hanoi Creative City on Sat afternoon this week with paintings, sculptures, music, and live performances, hosted by painter Vu Manh Phuong. Main activities: exhibition, Japanese dance, DJ, live guitar, drum performances, Henna, Tarot and more. Open to everyone. No need to register in advance. Line-up artists (updating): 1. Phương Vũ Mạnh 2. Đào Anh Khánh 3. Lê Thiết Cương 4. Quách Đông Phương 5. Trần Nhật Thăng 6. Lê Thị Minh Tâm 7. Cấn Ngọc Chúc 8. Lưu Chương Dương 9. Nguyễn Ngọc Thanh 10. Lưu Danh Quang 11. Đoàn Xuân Tặng 12. Đỗ Khắc Hiệp 13. Nguyễn Quốc Thắng 14. Vũ … [Read more...] about WHAT’S ON FEBRUARY 1-29 (DAILY UPDATE)