At the Youth Entrepreneurship Forum 2018 last month, Minister of Information and Communication Nguyen Manh Hung suggested that the Prime Minister should soon recognize English as the second official language of Vietnam to help startups reach out to the world. The proposal stirred a heated discussion on social media and prompted numerous professionals to pitch in with their views and opinions. While some welcomed the idea and supported widespread use of the language in Vietnam, others were wary of the cultural, legal and other implications of formalizing it as an official language. Everyone agreed that it was good to improve English use and fluency in the country, so the debate boiled down to whether declaring and using it as an official language was a feasible, practical option for Vietnam. Professor Chung Hoang Chuong, who has juggled teaching at the University of California and doing research in Vietnam, was optimistic about Vietnam having two official languages. Chuong, currently a … [Read more...] about English as an official language in Vietnam: would it work?
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FDI in Vietnam according to pundits, illustration photo Shim Won Hwan - President, Samsung Vietnam In 2008, Samsung began the construction of the Samsung Electronics Vietnam (SEV) factory in Bac Ninh. This was the first project of Samsung’s grand investment plan to turn Vietnam into the corporation’s global manufacturing hub. After 10 years, going from the initial investment of $670 million for the SEV factory, Samsung is currently the top foreign investor in Vietnam with the total investment of $17.3 billion, with six factories in Bac Ninh, Thai Nguyen, and Ho Chi Minh City, creating 160,000 jobs. By June 2018, Samsung had produced one billion hi-tech mobile products in Vietnam, including smartphones, tablets, smart watches, and feature phones. In the future, Samsung will work towards maintaining our growth in Vietnam and contributing to the country’s total export turnover as well as developing the Vietnamese economy. We also plan to start producing 5G network … [Read more...] about FDI in Vietnam according to pundits
Sr. Lt. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh (R) and UK ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward General Vinh wished the ambassador a successful term of office in Vietnam. He expressed his delight at the fine development in the bilateral defense ties since the two countries established a strategic partnership. The two sides have also established a mechanism on defense policy dialogue at defense-ministerial level and realized development opportunities in cooperation between army corps. General Vinh also laid stress on the promoted cooperation in personnel training, defense industry and especially UN peacekeeping. The host believed that in his new post, Ambassador Gareth Ward would contribute to reinforcing the two militaries’ cooperation. “Vietnam wishes to send its officers to English language courses in the UK and Vietnam is ready to train Vietnamese language for officers of the British army in the country,” said General Vinh. On the occasion, General Vinh thanked the UK for its … [Read more...] about Vietnam, UK’s cooperation in UN peacekeeping to further develop
At the event. Photo: laodongthudo.vn Under the three-year cooperation agreement, the British Council in Vietnam will help improve English teachers’ abilities, English proficiency and teaching methods as well as supporting English language teaching and learning at schools through capacity building courses for school managers, teachers and students. In addition, the British Council will support evaluating teachers and students’ command of English so as to improve their proficiency. Translated by Song Anh … [Read more...] about Vietnam and UK boost education cooperation
My Son towers (Source: VNA)Accordingly, the Sanskrit inscriptions on steles at the My Son World Cultural Heritage in Duy Phu commune, Duy Xuyen district, in the central province of Quang Nam, will be translated. Specialists will study the steles and help Vietnam translate the epitaphs from Sanskrit, the ancient liturgical language of Hinduism, to Vietnamese and English. The project aims to aid the preservation of the sanctuary and shed light on the cultural, historical, religious and architectural values hidden in the towers for thousands years. The complex has Sanskrit epitaphs engraved on 31 steles made of brick and stone, the main materials used in building the sanctuary./. Compiled by BTA … [Read more...] about Ancient inscriptions in My Son Sanctuary to be translated into English…