Art & Entertainment News 18/12

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Real-life adventurous Escape Room Escape Room, a popular real-life adventurous game in many countries adapted from a computer game of the same name, is now available at Crescent Mall in HCMC’s District 7, attracting a lot of participants, especially youth. There are six categories in the game including jail, slaughterhouse, bubble house, vampire lair, and burglary at the museum and crime scene. Participants will have a chance to join different missions and conquer ordeals in each category. Within 45 minutes in a locked room, players together with their partners have to use elements of the room to solve a series of puzzles, seek clues and escape from the room within a limited time. They must keep a watchful eye and have a sense of critical thinking. The game aims to encourage and strengthen teambuilding among members. Time pressure together with creepy sound and scary images inside the dark room might make gamers nervous and exciting. The more difficult the challenge is, … [Read more...]

Social News 13/12

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Vietnam climbs 16 notches in transport infrastructure: WEF … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 11/12

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Make-up melee mars Miss Vietnam 2014 … [Read more...]

Social News 11/12

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One killed, 17 injured in highway accidents … [Read more...]

New lean production training center launched

Duc Tam Located on the campus of the Vietnamese-German University (VGU) in Binh Duong Province’s Thu Dau Mot Town, the training center was established by Leonardo Group GmbH, a European firm specializing in consulting for lean and efficient production, and the Collaborative Research Centre on Sustainable Manufacturing of the TU Berlin. The center is equipped with a laboratory installed production line of trolleys with an assembly process, where VGU students, engineers and technicians from local firms are trained via theory and practice on the assembly line. … [Read more...]

Social News 9/12

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ADB urges use of ICT in healthcare … [Read more...]

Work permits dominate dialogue

Minh Tam At the dialogue held by the HCMC Investment and Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) and Nhan Viet Management Group (NVM Group), lawyer Miki Yasufumi at Vietnam International Law Firm (VILAF) asked why the validity of work permits for foreign workers is reduced to two years from three while their labor contracts can last three years. According to lawyer Veera Maenpaa from Pricewaterhouse Coopers Legal Vietnam, many corporate customers of this consulting company have had difficulty seeking work permits for their employees due to a prolonged registration process and complicated administrative procedures. … [Read more...]

Caring about and attending to the poor members’ health

A health care activity held in Hai Duong city by Gia Loc – Hai Duong branch of Tinh Thuong Microfinance Institution (TYM) for its members

In the past years, Gia Loc – Hai Duong branch of Tinh Thuong Microfinance Institution (TYM) has actively cared about and attended to the poor members' health. Since 2012, TYM's Gia Loc – Hai Duong branch has maintained annually organizing free health examination, counseling, and caring for the poor members in the province. Nowadays, despite the thriving of health care services in hospitals, medical centers, and private clinics, there are not many people who have not cared about their health or had conditions to go for a check-up. TYM's health care activities have not only facilitated its members' examination, early detection and timely treatment of diseases but also helped raise their awareness of health protection. … [Read more...]

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 4

Politics:

Briefs of some of the leading news stories published Tuesday (December 4) in Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper: -- Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of Russia Sergey Evgenievich Naryshkin left Hanoi on December 3, concluding his two-day official visit to Vietnam. During his visit, the Russian State Duma chairman held talks with National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung and met with Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 2/12

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Drama spotlights reality of gay life … [Read more...]

Highlights for the week Dec. 1-6

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European Music Festival 2014 Highlights this Week 01 - 06 Dec 2014 … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 1/12

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German electronic band arrives in Vietnam … [Read more...]

EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 1-10 (daily updated)

Hanoi Urban Flea Market in December 2014 Sun 07 Dec 2014, 9 am HERO Bar 42M Yen Phu, Hanoi Hanoi Urban Flea Market - a quite-young-yet-had-some-popularity flea market in the Westlake district as well as Hanoi's expat community and youngsters. This time, in honor of the immortal holiday spirit, we've come to decide to expand our market in both quality and quantity. Ticket price: 10,000 VND Exhibition "The Cosmos and The Sea" Opening: Thu 04 Dec 2014, 6 pm (at both gallery spaces) Main gallery: 04 Dec 2014 - 10 Jan 2015 … [Read more...]

Vietnamese-German University opens new academic year, grants degrees to 76 students

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The Vietnamese-German University (VGU) organized a ceremony to kick off the 2014-15 academic year and confer master’s and bachelor’s degrees on 76 students at its campus in southern Vietnam on Saturday morning. … [Read more...]

“Cheo” stage competition seeks new young talents

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(Cinet)- A national competition for professional ‘Cheo’ (traditional opera) young talents took place in Ninh Binh with a participation of 45 Cheo artists from eight art troupes nationwide on November 22. … [Read more...]

Social News 25/11

Vietnam leads way in forest protection Countries that border the Mekong River can learn from Viet Nam's excellent management of its Payments for Forest Environmental Services programme, said Luca Tacconi, Associate Dean of the College of the Asia and Pacific at Australia's Crawford School of Public Policy. Tacconi made the statement yesterday in Ha Noi at a seminar on payments for environmental services. Enterprises benefiting from unharmed forests fund the programme in Viet Nam, while in Thailand, for example, the government must provide the funding. … [Read more...]

Social News 24/11

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Hanoi to host Asia-Pacific Disability Forum Conference The 2014 Asia & Pacific Disability Forum (APDF) General Conference will be held in Hanoi from November 26 to 28 as an appropriate celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3). The Vietnam Federation on Disability (VFD) told a press conference in Hanoi on November 21 that the biennial event is to review the progress made on the realization of the rights of people with disabilities set in a strategy reached at the first APDF in Incheon, the Republic of Korea in 2012. … [Read more...]

Art & Entertainment News 24/11

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Bun Cha listed top 10 world's best street food … [Read more...]