Vietnam to compete at Kids Golf World Championship

VietNamNet Bridge – Young golfers from Vietnam will participate in the Kids Golf World Championship 2014 to be held in Johor Baru, Malaysia from December 8 to 12.

Over 400 young people between the ages of five and 18 years from over 20 countries are expected to compete in the prestigious tournament which is being held in Malaysia for the third consecutive year.

The championship is the international version of the prestigious US Kids Golf tournament and provides an excellent opportunity for young people to compete in a World Championship in their quest to become future top professional players.

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Vietnam routs Cambodia at Mekong Football Championship

(VOV) -In semi-final competition of the 2014 Toyota Mekong Club Championship running from October 31-November 2, the Vietnam Becamex Binh Duong squad handily defeated rival Phnompenh Crown FC from Cambodia, 5-2.

Becamex Binh Duong football player Abass opened the scoring in the 3rd minute of the first set followed by a second goal of striker Trong Hoang scored in minute 41 to quickly get the match off to a 2-0 romp.

Striker Koen Bosma pulled back one goal for PPCFC in minute 66, but Binh Duong Oseni Bolaji of Becamex quickly countered with a third goal in the 77th minute. In the remaining time, strikers of Becamex Binh Duong Le Cong Vinh and Nguyen Tang Tuan clinched the win with two more scores.

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Hydropower dams endanger Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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VietNamNet Bridge - Hydropower dams expected to be built on the upper course of Mekong pose the biggest threat to the Mekong Delta. … [Continue reading]

Four Vietnamese garner special award at global climate film contest

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A team of four young Vietnamese has grabbed a special award at a global documentary competition held in the U.S. "The Change," a video by Ha Uyen, Huong Tra, Quang Dung, and Quang Phuc, won the "Connect4Climate" prize at the "Action4Climate" … [Continue reading]

What’s on November 2014 (Daily updated)

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MUSIC AND PERFORMANCESHanoi-Keep Your Passion: Slowly Dead … [Continue reading]

Vietnam’s Da Nang airport reportedly among world’s best

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The director of the largest airport in central Vietnam claimed Friday to local media that his airport has been ranked among the best in the world by a Hong Kong-based airline. Da Nang International Airport, located in the eponymous city known as … [Continue reading]

Slow sales for next-generation iPads

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VietNamNet Bridge - While iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have quickly become popular in Vietnam, the next-generation iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 have not been selling well. … [Continue reading]

University teacher invents “drumming” robot

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VietNamNet Bridge - A lecturer at the Vinh Long University of Polytechnic Education has invented a robot that can beat school drums at programmed times. … [Continue reading]

A tough final two years for Obama if Republicans win Senate

The balance of power in Congress could shift when voters cast ballots November 4th in U.S. midterm elections, which are seen as referendum on Obama presidency. … [Continue reading]

HCMC police apprehend man who stole iPhone 5 from British woman

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Police in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday afternoon arrested a young street criminal and recovered an iPhone 5 he had snatched from a British woman earlier the same day.>> Ho Chi Minh City police stop giving safety leaflets to foreigners over public … [Continue reading]

Stork Island national relic and famous beautiful site to be propagandized

Propaganda contents will focus on introducing ecological, historical, cultural, scientific, and aesthetic value of the famous beautiful site to draw attention and investment. The Hai Duong provincial Party Committee's Propaganda and Education Board … [Continue reading]

VietJet Air amongst top 10 budget airlines in Asia

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The Hanoitimes - ​The leading low-cost carrier - VietJet Air has been chosen as one of top 10 budget airlines in Asia based on votes cast by travellers of the Smart Travel Asia online magazine. Smart Travel Asia is a popular tourist magazine in … [Continue reading]

MOF proposes new incentives for major foreign investors

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VietNamNet Bridge - Foreign-invested projects capitalized at billions of dollars with expected revenue in the billions may enjoy unprecedented investment incentives if the Ministry of Finance's proposal is approved by the National Assembly. … [Continue reading]

Hand embroidered pictures introduced

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The Hanoitimes - On the occassion of 20 years of Ha Long Bay listed as a World Heritage site by UNESCO, a showroom of traditional Vietnamese hand embroidered pictures took place in Ha Long city on October 29. After the opening ceremony, the show … [Continue reading]

Vietnam’s strong economic growth in Italian media spotlight

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(VOV) -Under the title "Vietnam sets economic targets for 2015" Italy's sudestasiatico.com ran an in-deep article on Vietnam's remarkable economic growth despites numerous difficulties, including bad debt. Author Roberto Tofani reported that the 8th … [Continue reading]

Robothon Contest to be launched

During the competition, contestants must complete five tasks using robots for transporting and processing waste.

The Hanoitimes - The 2014 Vietnam Robothon Contest for primary school students will be held on November 1 in Ho Chi Minh City. The competition is co-organized by HCM City Department of Education and Training, Vietnam Association for Information … [Continue reading]

Photographers get flash of inspiration

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Snapshot: A photo from the collection Genie of Prosperity by Do Manh Cuong, who took part in the I Love My City My People project in HCM City last year. The project has been kicked off in Ha Noi, targeting young photographers. - Photo courtesy of the … [Continue reading]

Hoi An faces erosion threats

Severe beach encroachment  Wall erected to protect beach

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Int’l fest to strum up national guitar scene

Hitting the right note: Salvatore Fodera from Italy is one of six artists who will perform at the Saigon International Guitar Festival 2014. - Photo guitarsaigon.com HCM CITY (VNS)- The Saigon International Guitar Festival, featuring acclaimed … [Continue reading]

Algeria celebrates 60 years of freedom

The Algerian Ambassador to Viet Nam, Cherif Chikhi, wrote to Viet Nam News to mark the 60th anniversary of Algeria's National Day today. Algeria today celebrates the 60th anniversary of the glorious revolution of November 1, 1954 which enabled our … [Continue reading]