Ngo Thieu (2nd L), 106, is a famous xi ma phu maker in Hoi An. He has made a living from selling xi ma phu for many years - Photo: Dong Nguyen Xi ma phu originated in China but through time has become a specialty of the ancient town of Hoi An. It is a favorite dish for many domestic and international visitors thanks to its unique taste and smell. The main ingredient of xi ma phu is of course black sesame seeds. The maker can add some local ingredients such as kudzu flour, sweet potato starch, and some fragrant herbs. Therefore, xi ma phu is not only tasty but also very good for health. Ngo Thieu is one of the most well known xi ma phu makers in Hoi An. However, he has retired due to old age and his offspring are now in charge of his business. To introduce the xi ma phu making tradition to visitors, the Hoi An Center for Culture, Sports, Radio and Television cooperates with local authorities and Ngo Thieu family to organize the … [Read more...] about Learning how to make sweet soup of black sesame seeds in Hoi An
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The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE) will enter Vietnam this year. ONE Championship unveils plans to enter the Vietnamese market in 2019 Headquartered in Singapore, ONE is the world's largest martial arts organisation, hosting bouts across all styles of martial arts such as Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Karate, Kung Fu, Silat, Sanda, Lethwei, Mixed Martial Arts, Tae Kwon Do, Submission Grappling, and more. ONE hosts the biggest sports entertainment events across Asia, featuring some of the world's best martial artists and world champions on the largest global media broadcast in Asia. ONE eSports, a subsidiary of ONE Championship, runs Asia's largest global eSports Championship Series with some of the biggest blockbuster game titles in the world. In addition to its digital platforms, ONE Championship broadcasts to over 2.6 billion potential viewers across over 140 countries with some of the largest global broadcasters, including Fox … [Read more...] about ONE Championship to make debut in Vietnam in 2019
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The story of Wipro Unza having been voted one of the Best Companies To Work For In Asia 2018 is a great example of building an open, friendly, professional and effective work environment. Last year, Wipro Unza was awarded Best Places To Work For In Vietnam 2017. At the award ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on September 14, Pham Hai Van, CEO of Wipro Unza Vietnam said " This is the result of the engagement and dedication of all of the employees in sticking together to create a working environment as a second home. At the same time, the award also demonstrates our focus on human resources as the company's most valuable asset, which is critical to the sustainable development of our company. We have proven that together we are able to achieve whatever we want. Every day, we are constantly seeking and creating new opportunities through diverse talents in knowledge, skills and thinking. We give our employees challenging jobs to boost their limits and improve their capabilities. … [Read more...] about Wipro Unza CEO reveals how to make employees love the company as their home
The Hanoitimes - Autumn in Hanoi with light breeze and fairy cold favors egg coffee`s lover Hanoi’s egg coffee has received numerous compliment for international media. Per a recent piece in The Guardian about the coffee, “It doesn’t taste of egg – more like vanilla – and while I can taste the coffee at the bottom of the cup, the egg part is surprisingly light-tasting and not at all sickly, though certainly sweet. The cold option, laden with ice, is more of a dessert and tastes like coffee ice-cream”. While CNN describe about the cuisine: “Everyone at Hanoi's humble Cafe Giang however, is after something more than just a caffeine fix. They've come for "cà phê trúng," or egg coffee, a Hanoi specialty in which a creamy soft, meringue-like egg white foam is perched on dense Vietnamese coffee.” The hot version of egg coffee comes resting in a small dish of hot water to maintain its temperature. The strong coffee taste at the … [Read more...] about How to make Hanoi’s egg coffee?