The construction is one of a series of activities marking the Vietnam-Laos, Laos-Vietnam Friendship Solidarity Year 2012.
Laos ’ Deputy Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism BuangeunSaphouvong and the Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos , Ta Minh Chauattended the ceremony.
According to the Director ofCorporation 36’s branch in Laos, Truong Cong Thinh, the office willcover an area of 510 sq.m with an investment capital of 10.5 billion VNDand it is expected to be completed in December this year.-VNA
General Publishing House hosts Book Week to mark 40th birthdayHoang Phong The HCMC General Publishing House is organizing the 11th Book Week with its theme “Knowledge Changes the World” from now until October 28 in celebration of its 40th birthday. The book fair aims to create a friendly convergence point for bookworms to come to browse for new books and contribute to promoting the reading culture among city dwellers, especially local youths. On the occasion, 29 new book titles by Vietnamese writers such as Pham Phuong Thao, Nguyen Dinh Tu, An Chi, Huynh Ngoc Trang and Nguyen Thi Hau are…... [read more]
Minister of Information and Communications, Nguyen Bac Son, said that e-books have become a trend and called on publishing houses to launch more content in this format. Minister of Information and Communications, Nguyen Bac Son, (middle) at the meeting with the staff of Kim Dong Publishing House At a meeting with the staff of Kim Dong Publishing House, Minister Son said many other sectors have progressed by applying IT advancements. Online newspapers have come to dominate, largely replacing print, and this trend is expected in the publishing sector as well. He added that this development is inevitable and will have…... [read more]
Ybook Co owned by the Tre (Youth) Publishing House has launchedwww.ybook.vn offering 1,000 book titles. The company will add 1,000 moree-book titles to its store each month. Ybook now boasts more than 25,000 Vietnamese e-book titles, the biggest in the country. Before Tre, the HCM City General Publishing House in Octoberlaunched a website that sells e-books at sachweb.vn. The site offers1,000 titles at prices ranging from 5,000 VND to 10,000 VND. About 2,000 copyrighted book titles from Alpha Books, Nha Nam, Phuong Dong and others have been sold on Alezaa.com. The Phuong Nam Cultural Corporation opened its first e-book store…... [read more]
The Vietnam Education Publishing House has announced that they have completed preparation of textbooks and training material for the next academic year 2013-2014.Nguyen Minh Khang, Deputy General Manager of the Publishing House, said so far they have issued more than 90 million textbooks for students across the country. In addition, they have also prepared all necessary training material such as reference books, study items like pens and notebooks, and CDs. Khang added that the focus was on a stable market with subsidized pricing of study material. Prices of textbooks for first to twelfth grade have been fixed and displayed openly…... [read more]
Photo: VNAHanoi (VNA) – The National Political Publishing House (NPPH) was awarded the Labour Hero title for its outstanding achievements at a ceremony in Hanoi on December 5 with the presence of Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong. NPPH Acting Director and Editor-in-Chief Hoang Phong Ha said that on the day 70 years ago, the Su that (Truth) Publishing House – the forerunner of the NPPH – was established by Party General Secretary Truong Chinh. After seven decades of construction and growth, the publishing house has overcome all difficulties and successfully fulfilled its assigned tasks. As a body of the…... [read more]
Kim Dong's e-library, thethird publishing house involved in such a venture, however, differs fromtwo other online sites, the "super-cheap" e-book library of Nha XuatBan Tre (Youth Publishing House) and the e-trial library of Nha xuat banTong hop Thanh Pho (Ho Chi Minh City General Publishing House).KimDong not only has a more diverse collection but also uses the Greelaneapp that allows readers to scroll up and down rather than turn the pageslike an actual book."Greelane places an emphasis on design in mobile apps and products, which is a growing trend in Vietnam," according to website.However,the strongest point of the Kim Dong…... [read more]
The next release features an intuitive design that works beautifully with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across new Windows devices, including tablets. The new Office is social and unlocks modern scenarios in reading, note-taking, meetings and communications and will be delivered to subscribers through a cloud service that is always up to date. “We are taking bold steps at Microsoft,” Ballmer said at the press conference in San Francisco. “The new, modern Office will deliver unparalleled productivity and flexibility for both consumers and business customers. It is a cloud service and will fully light-up when paired with Windows 8.” While…... [read more]
The Education Publishing House announced on April 28 a new list of textbook prices for this year. The prices are applicable for textbooks from first to ninth grade and have been approved by the Ministry of Finance.As per the new price list, the first grade textbook set of 6 textbooks will be sold at VND47.500, the second grade textbook set of 6 textbooks at VND45.300 and the third grade textbook set of 6 textbooks at VND49, 000. Whereas the forth grade textbook set of 9 textbooks will be at VND77, 700 and the fifth grade textbook set of 9 textbooks…... [read more]
Several Vietnamese writers are considering legal action against Vietnam Education Publishing House for using their work without permission. Writers ask the Vietnam Education Publishing House to pay back royalties Starting next year, Vietnam Education Publishing House may have to get permission from writers before using their work in textbooks or the use would be considered illegal. The publishing house has used texts without proper permission of writers for years. Nguyen Thi Thu Hue, writer and director of the Vietnam Literary Copyright Centre (VLCC), proposed two options: Ending negotiations with the publishing house while seeking a solution from higher level…... [read more]
Addressing the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan praised the achievements of the EPH over the past years in compiling, printing and releasing schoolbooks and other educational publications for teachers and pupils.He urged the publishing house to innovate its operations and produce more and higher quality book sets to meet the requirement of the country’s education renovation.Over the past 55 years, the EPH has published nearly 5,000 books with almost 4 billion of copies. The publishing house has also initiated many activities to promote the study encouragement movement, such as presenting books for to children at beneficiary families across…... [read more]