VNA Vice Director General Le Quoc Minh speaks at the meeting (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The 44th Executive Board Meeting of the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA), hosted by the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) in Hanoi from April 18-20, has highlighted the important role played by professional journalism in the context of the emergence of social media and challenges posed by it. With the theme “For a professional and innovative journalism”, the event has focused discussion on how to effectively deal with fake news and how to regain public trust with this context in mind. Due to the fast development of social media, the role of journalists is changing. They are no longer the sole source of breaking news and their responsibility has extended to the verification of information being shared amongst the public. They are depended on to validate and analyse information, as well as help the public find what they need to know. According to VNA … [Read more...] about OANA 44: How to deal with fake news in modern journalism?
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The quality of the internet connection is a big usual question of reporters when working in an unfamiliar environment. It is because the speed of the internet connection strongly affects the quality and efficiency of reporters’ work in the current information age. Some 2,500 international reporters from all over the world, who had come to Vietnam to cover the DPRK-US Hanoi Summit, had had that concern before the event. According to Mr. Pham Anh Duc, Deputy General Director of Viettel Network Corporation, Viettel was tasked with providing Internet services, landline telephone service and 2G, 3G and 4G services at the International Media Center during the DPRK-US Hanoi Summit, to facilitate operation of international and domestic reporters. Well understanding the importance of the press and media’s position to the success of event, Viettel arranged 1,500 fixed Internet terminals, nearly 100 telephone landlines, 66 wifi hotspots, and deployed 10 small transmission stations to … [Read more...] about International reporters impressed by Viettel during DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit
Rice exports set to pick up in Q1 2019 Rice exports are predicted to thrive during the first quarter of 2019 as regular importers are giving positive signs, according to a Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development source. Rice exports to regular importers such as the Philippines and Indonesia will soar in the first quarter of 2019 as both have recently been hit by natural disasters. The Agro Processing and Market Development Authority made the prediction at a press conference on January 22. The conference briefed expectations of farm produce exports during 2019, reported the news outlet Vietnam Economic Times. The authority stated rice exports to regular importers such as the Philippines and Indonesia will soar in the first quarter of 2019 as both have recently been hit by natural disasters. As many as 166 Filipino companies have made plans to import 1 million tons of rice, of which many have been ordered from Vietnam. This move came after the Philippines lifted its import … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 26/1
MILAN: Former Juventus chief executive Giuseppe Marotta has travelled to China to seal a deal with Inter Milan's Chinese owners Suning for a move to the Serie A club, according to reports in Italy on Sunday (Nov 18). Ex-Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta is in China to hammer out a deal with Inter Milan bosses. AFP/Valery HACHE Marotta left Juventus earlier this month after eight highly successful years in Turin, and his arrival would be seen as a huge coup for Inter, Juve's fiercest domestic rival. The 61-year-old was one of the architects of Juventus' recent re-emergence as Italy's dominant force, which has seen them rack up seven straight Serie A titles and four Italian Cups, and twice finish runners-up in the Champions League. Marotta is in Nanjing to meet with Suning owner Zhang Jindong and his son, Inter President Steven Zhang, to discuss his future role within the club, according to Corriere della Sera and Gazzetta dello Sport. Both newspapers reported that he wants to be … [Read more...] about Ex Juventus CEO Marotta in China to discuss Inter Milan move: Reports
Hotel News Easter Sunday celebration in Central Vietnam Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018,17:26 (GMT+7) Easter Sunday celebration in Central Vietnam Some leading hotels in the central city of Danang and Quang Nam Province are putting on special food programs on the occasion of the upcoming Easter Day on Sunday, April 1. Easter Chinese Brunch Buffet at Grand Mercure Danang On Easter Sunday, April 1, Golden Dragon, the Chinese restaurant located on the second floor of the Grand Mercure Danang, will hold a special Chinese Brunch for diners to celebrate in style with family and friends. Golden Dragon restaurant will excite patrons with the sights, smells and tastes of gourmet Cantonese specialities. The restaurant’s all-you-can-eat buffet includes refreshing Vietnamese salads, pecking duck, roasted pork, crispy roast pork, hot pots, baked noodles, soups and a wide range of Dim Sum favorites. Besides, in the middle of the Golden Dragon … [Read more...] about Easter Sunday celebration in Central Vietnam