Illustration by Trịnh Lập by An Phương Among the nine results listed on Google when I asked the question “Should women drive?” in Vietnamese, six of them gave me negative answers, which inspired me to talk with many people about the topic. This topic has caused controversy among many people recently, especially after several serious car crashes with female drivers occurred. I’m a woman who can’t drive and I don’t plan to learn how to drive anytime soon as I’m totally fine with riding my own motorbike, taking taxis, or booking a GrabBike when necessary. However, I have to admit I have a conflict of interest. While I encourage all my female friends to take driving lessons or drive, I judge, albeit in a low-key way, other women that cut me off as they drive a car. Quang Minh, 32, told me that women are generally not solid drivers of cars. “I’m not saying this because … [Read more...] about Should Vietnamese women drive a car?
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Tech giant Intel has continuously launched new products, aiming to conquer the changing world of technology. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile H-seriesprocessors Today Intel launched the most powerful generation of Intel® Core™ mobile processors ever: the new 9th Gen Intel® Core™ mobile H-seriesprocessors, designed for gamers and creators who want to push their experience to the next level. “Our new 9th Gen platform is designed to delight gamers, creators and performance users by giving them more of what they want. We are bringing desktop-caliber performance with up to 5Ghz and 8 cores in a range of thinner systems and new level of connectivity with Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) so users can game or create where they want,” said Fredrik Hamberger, general manager of the Premium and Gaming Laptop Segments at Intel. Why It’s Important:There are 580 million enthusiast PC gamers and 130 million PC-based content creators today1who care about raw … [Read more...] about Intel launches more new products
Western Digital unveils its new WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD in HCM City on Thursday. – VNS Photo Thu Ngân Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Technology company Western Digital Corp said it has pushed the boundaries of storage to give gamers a competitive edge. It launched a solid state drive called new WD Black SN750 NVMe SSD in HCM City on Thursday, saying demand from gamers has increased sharply in Việt Nam since, in addition to playing, they also often record, take videos or stream. Advancements in PC and graphics technologies are taking gaming to new heights, but to take advantage of gamers must navigate challenges like higher performance demands and large file sizes, with some games exceeding 100GB, it said. “Virtual reality, immersive features and larger fame file sizes mean longer load times for levels, maps and other in-game actions,” Eyal Bek, vice president marketing, data centre and client computing at Western Digital, said. “All of these … [Read more...] about Western Digital unveils new solid state drive for gamers
At the same time, the country’s top leader shared the view of the Party’s leadership to promote internal power and multiply the national traditional strength so that the Party is capable of leading the Vietnamese people to develop a more prosperous and powerful country of Vietnam. Reporter: Your Excellency the Secretary General and State President, 2018 witnessed the efforts of the whole Party, people and army advancing on the path chosen by the Party, Uncle Ho and the entire people. Could you elaborate on the remarkable achievements that the country obtained last year? Party Secretary and State President: It can be said that 2018 was a year full of hardships and challenges, but the Vietnamese people have surmounted all, making great achievements in many fields, particularly in national construction and development cooperation. These achievements have made up a strong, firm and dynamic Vietnam after 3 years implementing the Resolution of the 12th Party Congress. In … [Read more...] about National unity is source of power: Party Secretary General and State President
A Chinese technology firm embroiled in a patent dispute with US chip giant Micron said Wednesday (Jul 4) that a court had ruled in its favour and ordered an immediate halt of several Micron products in China. Semiconductors are among China's biggest imports, rivalling oil AFP/THOMAS SAMSON According to the state-owned Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co, a court in the southeastern city of Fuzhou has ruled that Micron must stop sales of more than a dozen solid-state drives, memory sticks and chips. The court ruling was not immediately available. A Taiwanese partner of Jinhua, United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), issued a similar statement, saying the court had issued a preliminary injunction against 26 Micron products. The case comes amid increasing trade friction between the world's top two economies, with billions of dollars in fresh trade tariffs due to come into force on Friday. Earlier this week, US authorities blocked a seven-year application from China Mobile to … [Read more...] about China court ‘bans sales’ of chips from US firm Micron