8 REASONS TO CHOOSE THE MARQWyndham Soleil Danang officially launches Nimbus TowerTHE MARQ – A PEACEFUL OASIS IN THE HEART OF DISTRICT 1BIM Land has signed 2 offshore loan agreements worth USD 137.5 millionBamboo Airways welcomes first Airbus A320neo aircraft in “Fly Green” livery CapitaLand Limited (CapitaLand), one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups, has reached a significant milestone of 25 years of operations in Viet Nam. On 14 November, CapitaLand celebrated this journey of transformation with a gala dinner with about 400 distinguished guests in attendance. The event was graced by Roy Kho, Consul-General of Singapore in HCM City, as well as representatives from CapitaLand, business partners and key stakeholders of the company. CapitaLand’s journey in Viet Nam began in 1994, with the introduction of Somerset West Lake in Ha Noi. After 25 years of operation, CapitaLand’s portfolio comprises two integrated developments, close … [Read more...] about CapitaLand Vietnam celebrates its 25th year of operations and pledges S$25,000 to further its commitment to CapitaLand Hope Schools in Vietnam
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Leaders of PNJ and Walt Disney pose a photo at a ceremony in HCM City on November 15 to announce their partnership. — VNS Photo HCM CITY — Phú Nhuận Jewelry JSC has announced a tie-up with Walt Disney, one of the world’s largest media and entertainment companies, which gives it the right to use that company’s images. Phạm Thị Mỹ Hạnh, a member of the board of directors at PNJ, said it took more than two years to meet all of Walt Disney’s conditions and finalise the contract. They included demands that could have come straight from Walt Disney including some pertaining to staff working conditions. Hạnh said: “While there are many counterfeits in the market, PNJ’s investment in image copyright represents a strong voice in respecting and complying with international intellectual property. “Collaboration with Disney … enhances PNJ’s brand name domestically and … [Read more...] about PNJ signs deal with Walt Disney to use its images
Some say Vietnamese culture must be respected, while others say calling students by English names is no big deal An official statement from an education department leader in Ho Chi Minh City, who said giving students English names during language classes is “against Vietnam’s traditional education,” has sparked fresh debate among Tuoi Tre News readers. Unlike the controversial rule to ban audiovisual tools from English teaching in citywide primary schools, the ‘name issue’ is winning support from English teachers, native and local. Vietnamese don’t need English names Commenting on Tuoi Tre News’ Facebook Page, Michael David Kemp said he agrees “100 percent” with the idea that students not be called by anything other than their Vietnamese names. “Vietnamese names mean something and have a meaning behind them,” he wrote. “I always try to learn [how to say] my students Vietnamese names.” … [Read more...] about Phuc or Fuchsia? Should Vietnamese students have Western names in English classes?
A factory of Trường Thành Furniture Corporation. The company plans to cut losses to VND588 billion (US$25.3 million) in 2019 from VND805 billion last year. — Photo viettimes.vn HÀ NỘI — Trường Thành Furniture Corporation (Trường Thành) expects its losses to reach VNĐ588 billion (US$25.3 million) in 2019, heard the firm’s annual shareholder meeting on Monday. The company plans to increase its net revenue by 18 per cent year on year to VNĐ1.23 trillion this year, but losses are unavoidable due to high costs of selling goods and services. The firm also intends to not pay a dividend for 2019’s performance. In 2018, Trường Thành earned VNĐ1 trillion in net revenue, down 23 per cent year on year due to a downturn in market demand, high inventory and provision for hardly-collected receivables. The company also totalled a cumulative loss of VNĐ2.12 trillion … [Read more...] about Furniture firm targets smaller loss in 2019
Nguyen Khoi Nguyen holds a bottle on his head while riding a unicycle and juggling eight balls at Tam Viet Centre (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - “I want to become the world’s number-one ball-juggling artist,” a Hanoian handsome and agile teenager told the Vietnam News Agency while practicing circus stunts. Nguyen Khoi Nguyen, now 17, was diagnosed with the West syndrome at six months old and an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at three. However, Nguyen refused to surrender to fate. With his own non-stop efforts and unconditional and endless support of his parents, Nguyen has not only made admirable success but also become a source of inspiration and encouragement for Vietnamese teenagers, particularly the community living with autism. In 2017, Nguyen was recognised by the Vietnam Records Organisation (Vietkings) for holding a bottle on his head while riding a unicycle and juggling eight balls for longer than any other Vietnamese who has attempted … [Read more...] about Vietnamese autistic teenager wants to conquer the world