At the meeting (Photo: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the Public Relations Department (PRD) of Thailand will increase the exchange of information, especially in-depth reports on cultural and socio-economic affairs, with a view to affirming their role in providing official information in the era of digital technology. The consensus was reached at the 15th VNA-PRD Joint Technical Committee Meeting co-chaired by VNA Deputy General Director Le Quoc Minh and his PRD counterpart Charoon Chaisorn in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4. At the meeting, the two sides reviewed their cooperation over the past time, including the exchange of reporters as well as English text and video news. In the last year, the VNA received more than 400 English news items and 950 video clips from the PRD while sending 500 English news stories alongside in-depth television reports to the Thai agency. VNA Deputy General Director Le Quoc Minh spoke highly of both sides’ … [Read more...] about VNA, Thailand’s Public Relations Department deepen cooperation
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Talk Around Town (21-11-2007) Are public relations jobs edging in the side door? by Trung Hieu Glamorous, well-paid and easy? Jobs in Public Relations (PR) have never been so popular, but despite dreams of all play and no work, reality says being a PR representative in Viet Nam is no walk in the park. Although networking is essential, the job isn’t just about socialising, says Mai Lan, an employee at a communications company. "In addition to daily work, PR officers have to maintain personal relationships with partners by meeting them regularly outside the office. This often means we don’t get home until late, so we have less time for ourselves and our families. Our bosses pay for these trips if they understand this. If not, we have to use our own money." Normally, PR reps are in charge of compiling press releases and internal journals and supplying news to investors and information to journalists. They also have to organise promotional events for the company. Many … [Read more...] about Are public relations jobs edging in the side door?
Google gets its translate on in Vietnam After a successful 18 March launch in HCMC of the new Google Translate Community, the U.S. Embassy’s American Center in Hanoi, in cooperation with Google, will host “Love Your Language” translate-a-thon on March 21. At this event, Google invites Vietnamese to participate in this collaborative effort to improve the Vietnamese language on the web and help make useful information more accessible to users in Vietnam, and abroad. While Google Translate has been available in Vietnamese for some time, there is a lot that Vietnamese speakers can do to help improve the quality of Vietnamese translations online. Two go missing after boat capsizes in reservoir Two persons were missing after a boat capsized in a reservoir in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on Monday, authorities said. The two missing persons were identified as a couple from Xuan Hoa Village in Quang Binh District's Tien Nguyen Commune. The … [Read more...] about Social News 20/3
(VOVworld) – The Vietnam News Agency and the Public Relations Department (PRD) of Thailand have agreed to foster links to popularize information on the ASEAN Community and promote relations between the two nations. The two sides will continue cooperating in news and video exchanges, language training, and a possible joint production project to mark 40 years of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Thailand. The consensus was reached by VNA Deputy Director General Ngo Ha Thai and PRD Deputy Director General Charoon Chaisorn during the 12th Joint Technical Committee (JTC) meeting in Bangkok on Wednesday. According to VNA Deputy Director General Ngo Ha Thai, the two sides have effectively implemented their cooperation programs, promoting images of the land and people of Vietnam and Thailand. … [Read more...] about Vietnam News Agency and Thailand’s PRD foster cooperation
Sony Pictures Entertainment’s lawyers sent letters asking news organizations to stop writing articles based on stolen documents released by hackers seeking to interrupt the release of the comedy “The Interview.” The letter, dated Dec. 14, was sent by attorney David Boies to news organizations including Bloomberg News and the New York Times. Media outlets should destroy the stolen data and will be held responsible for damages from publication of the information, which includes salaries, intellectual property and communications protected by attorney-client privilege, he wrote. “If you do not comply with this request, and the stolen material is used or disseminated by you in any manner, SPE will have no choice but to hold you responsible for any damage or loss,” Boies wrote, using the acronym for Sony Pictures Entertainment, a division of Sony Corp. Sony is trying to stem the damage from an unprecedented cyberattack that its investigators have linked to … [Read more...] about Sony demands news outlets stop using hacked documents