VietNamNet Bridge - Creativity is one of the factors leading to success in any field. Is Vietnam capable of creating world-class information technology (IT) products? This is a concern of many businesses in the field as they face obstacles in developing products for the domestic market as well as the international market. relate news Vietnamese mobile game industry still at the starting line Flappy Bird Creator appears in Rolling Stone magazine Ha Dong unexpectedly “declares death” for Flappy Bird Cloned Flappy Birds turn up before imminent return of the real thing … [Read more...] about Can Vietnam be a world player in the international IT market?
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A chilling video showing the execution of journalist James Foley by Islamist militants marks the second time an American reporter has been beheaded by captors overseas, echoing the murder of Wall Street Journal correspondent Daniel Pearl in Pakistan in 2002. While Pearl worked for one of the largest news organizations in the world, Foley was on assignment for GlobalPost, an online news startup with about 28 full-time staffers that is trying to survive as a small, independent outlet. The contrast underscores the changes that have been buffeting the news business, which in recent years has seen big staff reductions and fewer journalistic resources devoted to international coverage, including wars. At least 20 U.S. newspapers that once maintained bureaus abroad, including The Baltimore Sun, Los Angeles Times and The Boston Globe, have closed bureaus and scaled back foreign coverage, according to Pew Research Center. On the evening newscasts at the major U.S. networks ABC, NBC and CBS, … [Read more...] about Execution of U.S. journalist reveals the changing business of war coverage
An osteopathic physician named Keith Ly took the stand at a federal court house in Seattle on Thursday claiming to know nothing. Dr. Ly, who was born in Vietnam and has no criminal history, stands accused of orchestrating what the US Attorney's Office describes as a “an intricate and sophisticated criminal scheme” in his three suburban rental properties. The doctor will no doubt try to convince a jury that, among other things, he had no idea how his homes became filled with marijuana grow equipment and that he unwittingly filed roughly $250,000 worth of false insurance claims after police and firefighters confiscated it all in 2011 and 2012. While possibly greedy, he seems the unlikely head of a criminal conspiracy. Though he failed to respond to numerous interview requests, he has emerged from the documents he submitted in his defense as something of a goofy over-achiever. His five-page resume describes stints as a Disney Magic Senior Physician for the company's … [Read more...] about The saddest marijuana story in Washington state
Accordingly, Metfone, Bitel and Lumitel – three sub-brands of Viettel in Cambodia, Peru and Burundi, respectively, were named winners in four categories of IBA Stevie Awards. Metfone received the Gold Award for Marketing Campaign of the Year - Internet / Telecom category with its Colour Race 2015 and a Silver Award in Best New Product / Service of the Year - Telecommunications /Service category for its eMoney, the first e-wallet in Cambodia. With a market as steady as that in Cambodia, this award means a lot to Metfone’s image as a leading innovative business in developing new products and services to bring real value to Cambodian citizens. Metfone had to wait for five consecutive years since 2011 to receive its third international award. Previously, the company was also recognised as the Best Service Provider of the year in Emerging Markets in the Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Award 2010 and the Best Operator in a Developing Market in World Communication Awards … [Read more...] about Viettel wins four trophies at International Business Awards
Viettel has won one gold and four silver awards at the 2017 International Business Awards - Stevie Awards in various categories and for its operations in various countries.The Gold Award went to Viettel’s Youtube fee package (in Cambodia, Peru and Tanzania) in the best Entertainment - Communication Product of the Year category.Within six months of the package’s launch it had garnered over one million customers in the three countries by helping achieve a breakthrough in the consumption of entertainment on smartphones and saving 40 – 80 per cent cost when using data.The four silver awards were for Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in Europe, Middle East and Africa for Halotel (Tanzania); Most Effective Marketing Campaign of the Year for Bitel (Peru); Best Customer Care Service of the Year for My Viettel application (Viet Nam); and Best Telecommunication Product of the Year for telecommunication secure solution (Viet Nam)This is the first time that Halotel, … [Read more...] about Viettel wins clutch of International Business Awards