Nguyen Tien Minh will compete in the US Open badminton tournament at the Orange County Badminton Club, California from July 8-13.
The tournament is part of the Grand Prix Gold system with US$120,000 in prize money.
Last year, Vietnamese players did not compete, but Minh was a finalist in the 2011 edition. — VNS
Nhan Dan – From September 1, the Ho Chi Minh Museum will remain open from 8am-5pm everyday with no noon break, except on Mondays and Fridays, when it will open only from 8am-12pm. The museum will serve travelers through lunchtime, eliminating the 11:30am-1:30pm closure. If large delegations of international visitors wish to visit the museum outside normal hours, they may contact the museum curator in advance to arrange a special time. The Ho Chi Minh Museum was built in 1985 and inaugurated on May 19, 1990 on the occasion of the 100th birthday of President Ho. The museum educates on…... [read more]
From September 1, the Ho Chi Minh Museum will remain open through lunchtime to serve visitors from 8am to 5pm everyday, except on Mondays and Fridays. Instead of its previous hours of 8am to 11.30am and from 1.30pm to 4.30pm, the museum will remain open without a noon break. Large groups of international visitors who want to visit the museum can make contact in advance to be served outside normal hours. Construction of the Ho Chi Minh Museum began in 1985 and it was inaugurated on May 19, 1990, on the 100th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh. The project…... [read more]
Tien Minh competes in Malaysia Open 2012In the first set, he lost to the World No 8 player with a score of 18-21.He came back from behind in the second and third sets outplaying his Chinese rival with the same score of 21-15. His next rival will be the winner of the match between Taufik Hidayat (Indonesia) and Chou Tien Chen (Taiwan, China).... [read more]
2011 was a successful year of Vietnam in terms of cultural diplomacy, as more heritages were recognized by UNESCO, said a senior official. Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Thanh Son, Chairman of the Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO, made the comment at a conference to review the commission’s 2011 performance in Hanoi on January 10. Last year, the commission submitted dossiers and successfully campaigned for UNESCO’s recognition of t he Citadel of Hồ Dynasty as world cultural heritage and Xoan singing, a vocal art of villages in the ancestral land of Phú Thọ, as Intangible Cultural Heritage in need of Urgent…... [read more]
2011 was a successful year of Vietnam in terms of cultural diplomacy, as more heritages were recognised by UNESCO, said a senior official. Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Thanh Son, who doubles as Chairman of the Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO, made the comment at a conference to review the commission’s 2011 performance in Hanoi on Jan. 10. Last year, the commission submitted dossiers and successfully campaigned for UNESCO’s recognition of t he Citadel of Ho Dynasty as world cultural heritage and Xoan singing, a vocal art of villages in the ancestral land of Phu Tho, as Intangible Cultural Heritage in…... [read more]
Party General Secretary Nong Duc Manh on September 4 attended the new school year opening ceremony at Chu Van An High School in Hanoi, hailing the school’s achievements.The Party leader on this occasion asked the education sector to continue improving management and education quality, creating strong and comprehensive changes in the sector.He stressed the ultimate goal of the education-training sector and the socialist school which is teaching and educating pupils with great aspirations toward the motherland.Chu Van An is considered a cradle for outstanding students. Many students from the school became patriotic personalities, intellectuals and leaders of the Party and…... [read more]
The opening ceremony for the 2014-2015 school year of Bach Mai primary school, Hai Ba Trung district, Hanoi (Photo: VNA)All schools across the country will hold the opening ceremony for the 2015-2016 school year on the morning on September 5, according to a document issued by the Education and Training Ministry.Document No. 4192/BGDDT-VP signed by Deputy Minister of Education and Training Bui Van Ga on August 18 gives instructions on the school-year opening ceremony to Education and Training Departments nationwide.Accordingly, the activities of the ceremony should focus on welcoming first-year students, saluting the national flag, singing the national anthem, and…... [read more]
Mr. Rua said that VOV’s achievements reflect the creativity and determination of its officials and staff.VOV has begun broadcasting traffic information in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, now transmits a signal via VINASAT-1 to improve the quality of its broadcast, increased VOVTV’s airtime to 16 hours a day and put its new National Broadcasting Centre at 58 Quan Su into operation. Most significantly, VOV has successfully implemented the first phase of its project to begin broadcasting to the East Sea, to serve fishermen and other mariners. This was one of VOV’s biggest successes last year, that has been highly…... [read more]
The diplomatic sector carried out a host of activities in all spheres, creating a favourable international environment for national development. It helped the country make the most of foreign resources for national industrialisation and modernisation, protect national interests, and defend national sovereignty and territorial integrity. Promoting cooperation, settling differences2013 marked the sector’s progress in meeting the three objectives of development, security and position. Bilateral and multilateral relations with partners were strengthened in all areas, spanning politics, economics, security-national defence, and culture. Vietnam’s global position was elevated through reciprocal visits by Vietnamese and foreign leaders. They included visits to the European…... [read more]
PM Dung expressed his delight at the achievements the school’s teachers and students have made. This is the only high school in Can Tho that have met national standards with the high school graduation rate reaching 99.5 percent.The PM also highlighted the achievements made by the education and training sector across the country. The 2010-2011 academic year is very significant as it is the first year of the country’s five-year plan (2011-2015) and a 10 year-strategy (2011-2020) on the country’s socio-economic development which he said will focus on developing top quality human resources and upgrading the national education system in…... [read more]