VietNamNet Bridge - In the current period, the Party and State are focusing efforts on the issue of restructuring the economy, renovating the growth model, and institutional reform. The Fourth Conference of the Party Central Committee recently adopted Resolution No. 05-NQ/TW on a number of significant guidelines and policies in order to continue renovating the growth model, improving the quality of growth and labor productivity and the competitiveness of the economy. The National Assembly recently discussed economic restructuring with the necessary funds estimated by the Ministry of Planning and Investment up to VND10 million of billion, which will be used to restructure many areas such as commercial banks, state owned businesses, human resources training, etc. The National Assembly also discussed the restructuring of agriculture and the construction of the new rural areas. In fact, the favorite terms in Vietnam today are restructuring, which sound magnificent. The story becomes … [Read more...] about “Farmers work hard to enrich officials”
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Coach Thinh vows to stand by ailing SLNA (11-11-2008) HA NoI — Song Lam Nghe An (SLNA) are well-known in the national arena as a football training mecca where many talented young players get their start. However, the team managers see many of their best players – Le Cong Vinh, Nguyen Minh Duc and Le Quoc Vuong – leaving the club for teams which offer higher salaries and benefits. SLNA are ‘bleeding’ talented players and the club’s future is being called into question. Coach Nguyen Van Thinh shares his worries about the team as the new season approaches. As the coach of famous footballers like Vinh, Duc and Vuong, what did you think when your best players said good-bye? Honestly, I felt deep grief. We were together for nearly ten years with a lot of care and love. I felt regret, because it took time, labour, sweat and blood to build those players, but now they belong to other teams; we will be opponents in the coming matches. But, it is professional … [Read more...] about Coach Thinh vows to stand by ailing SLNA
Last week we asked our readers about their favourite beach destinations in Viet Nam and what they think the country can do to better promote its beaches among international tourists. Following are some of the responses. Patrick Moran, British, HCM City Next week: Online games are making profits of US$80 million per year in Viet Nam, much of it from games that can upset the mental outlook of players. Many of the more than 10 million Vietnamese online players are obsessed with the games. This has led to controversial steps to ban games considered too violent or graphic. Twenty-six- year-old Dang Tuan Dung from Ha Noi's Gia Lam District, who is alleged to be seriously obsessed by a cruel online game, is now awaiting trial on a charge of killing his aunt. He is also accused of having a detailed plan to kill all his family members. His defenders say all this is due to his obsession with the game which Dung spent several hours a day playing. They claim he imitated the steps outlined in … [Read more...] about Viet Nam’s pristine beaches, friendly service hard to beat
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI - DJ Heyder Eliyev from Azerbaijan will perform at the Fun Beach Festival, a music festival, at East Sea Park in Đà Nẵng City on August 12-14. Heyder is an original and creative producer. He has been fond of music since childhood and has aimed to get the right education to compose and perform it. He has composed hits such as Shelter (Dash Berlin ft Roxanne Emery), I want you to know (Zedd ft Selena Gomez) and Together and many more (Armin van Buuren). "Trance music is the only destination for me. It is so hard to say with words. It is my world," he said on his Facebook page. The event organisers said the third edition of the festival, previously held in Bình Thuận and Vũng Tàu, will bring three days of exciting music performances by top Vietnamese DJs Giang Nguyễn, who is known for traditional music remixes, Ice and Zin, as well as foreign DJs and artists. The festival will also comprise camping, beach sports, and team-building events, besides entertainment … [Read more...] about Azerbaijani DJ to perform in VN
UNESCO has given feedback about Vietnam’s ca tru file. Director of the Music Institute, Le Toan, talked about the compilation of the ca tru file and how to restore this art. We had to stop compiling the ca tru file for a long time in 2006 because UNESCO changed the form of recognition of intangible hertigages. Did we have to amend the file much to fit new criteria? We had been compiling the file for over one year when UNESCO changed its criteria for choosing heritages. We had to add more information to the file, but the old data was not redundant. There is a controversy about the birth of ca tru. Some say that it appeared in the 11th century and others say in the 15th century. What is the Music Institute’s opinion about it? Historical documents dating back to the 11th century have some words about ca tru but they are unclear. It was not until the 15th century when ca tru flourished to become a type of art. The most important part of the file is the action plan of … [Read more...] about How to restore ca tru?