Woman 800m freestyle swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien also has a big chance of qualifying. Though she only won a silver medal at last year’s SEA Games, her time of eight minutes 48.65 seconds was within the "B" Time or Olympic Selection Time. If no Vietnamese female swimmer can achieve the "A" Time for automatic qualification by June, Vien will represent Vietnam at the Olympics. … [Read more...] about Which Vietnamese athletes have qualified for 2020 Olympics?
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One of the outstanding features is the resort’s hot mineral shower in special bamboo houses. These bamboo houses are inspired by pigsties according to the investor and built on the famous natural hot mineral streams. The area consists of private rooms and a public bathing area, in which visitors can enjoy luxury services such as massages and baths in relaxing hot mineral water. … [Read more...] about High-end delights at stunning Tu Le valley resort
Within just one year, a series of corporations such as AES, EDF, and Energy Capital Vietnam expressed their expansion strategies in Vietnam, boasting gas-to-power projects worth billions of dollars. In a meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc last week, US-based Energy Capital Vietnam reaffirmed its plan on the construction of a US$4 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled power plant, for which the company signed a memorandum of understanding with the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu in May this year. It is scheduled to start operation in late 2021 with the capacity of 1,000 megawatts (MW) in the first phase and offering a competitive tariff of 7 UScents per kWh, even lower than the current level of 7.8 cents for wind power projects and 9.35 cents for solar farms in the country. … [Read more...] about Gas-to-power projects attract global energy giants
In particular, if the peacock's tail is naturally, shaped like a coin, in the Vietnamese people's opinion, the symbol of money symbolises for fortune and luck, that peacock is very favoured with businessmen so they are ready to pay a high price to buy a pair of peacocks during Tết, according to Nhài’s father, Nguyễn Hữu Vinh, 60, who also took care peacocks every day. … [Read more...] about Nurturing peacocks at home bringing high income to a family in Nam Định
“We are optimistic about Vietnam’s growth potential and exports, fuelled by the government’s great efforts in creating a more business-friendly climate,” Williams told Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the meeting. “The USABC highly values Vietnam’s successes in foreign direct investment (FDI) attraction and wants to contribute to boosting balanced trade between the two nations.” … [Read more...] about Economic think tanks praise Vietnam’s responsive tactics