(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s first archeology community museum on Thursday won the Job Award of the 2013 Bui Xuan Phai- Love for Ha Noi Awards. The museum was built in Kim Lan village, Gia Lam district, Hanoi, by local artisans and Japanese archeologist Nishimura Masanari. It houses a collection of ancient pottery artifacts dating back to the 11th century. It’s rare to see a village establish its own museum to honor and promote the values of its craft.
Artisan Nguyen Van Nhung of Kim Lan ceramic village spoke at the award ceremony: “I’m happy and proud of what we have done. The award represents the recognition of the society and the government of our efforts, especially of Professor Nushimura’s. He was the decisive factor in the museum’s establishment, who called for funding and was in charge of both expertise and design”.
FrieslandCampina Vietnam honored for environment protection The Saigon Times Daily FrieslandCampina Vietnam has received the Vietnam Environment Awards 2015 from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment in the northern province of Vinh Phuc. The awards recognize organizations, individuals and communities for their excellent achievements in environmental protection, and raise awareness of environmental protection and sustainable economic development. This year, the award ceremony was held on the occasion of World Environment Day on June 5. The criteria for the awards are compliance with regulations on environmental protection, achievements in environmental protection recognized by authorities in 2013 and 2014, implementing activities…... [read more]
Bayer Vietnam honors top coffee growers Dinh Duy By Dinh Duy - The Saigon Times Daily HCMC – Bayer Vietnam on January 7 honored outstanding Vietnamese coffee growers through the Bayer Coffee Ambassadors Festival, which was launched in 2015 for members of the Bayer Coffee Grower Club. Drawing more than 300 coffee growers from the Central Highlands, the event announced the top three winners of the “Bayer Beautiful Coffee Field” contest, wrapping up all activities of the club in 2015 and preparing for another dynamic year for the coffee industry in Vietnam. The “Bayer Beautiful Coffee Field” contest drew the…... [read more]
Vietnam honors five seasoned artists of Hue royal music By Thuy Trang in Hue As part of Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2009, a program in honor of five seasoned artists of nha nhac Hue royal music and ca tru (a kind of chamber music) took place in Thai Hoa Palace in Hue Citadel last week. The program, the first of its kind, was held for the first time with traditional rituals. The ceremony started with etiquette by two lines of cavalryman, bearers with flags, five parasol artists to welcome the five artists with a 300-meter flowered sedge mat from Ngo…... [read more]
IIG Vietnam honors Microsoft Office heroes My Tran By My Tran in HCMC Tran Dinh Vi, fi rst winner of the Microsoft Offi ce World Champion 2012, shares his experience in an exchange meeting at Viettel’s HQ in Tan Binh District - Photo: My Tran IIG Vietnam Company on Saturday honored the nation’s Microsoft Office World Champions at Viettel’s headquarters in Tan Binh District. Tran Dinh Vi won first prize in Microsoft Word 2010, and Tran Vuong Quoc Anh and Nguyen Minh Hau were in the top ten ‘excellent students’ in the final round of the contest held in Las…... [read more]
F Fashion Vietnam honors top artists Nguyen Huan By Nguyen Huan in HCMC F Fashion Vietnam magazine last week announced the winners of its Best Artist of the Year awards at an event in HCMC. Winners who have contributed to the development of Vietnam’s fashion industry were voted for by fashion editors, stylists and reporters. Specifically, winner of Vietnam’s Next Top Model in 2010, Huyen Trang was named Best Model. Vietnamese-American Phuong My was named Best Designer. Best Photographer and Best Stylist were Milor Tran and Lam Thuy Nhan. Actress/singer Ngo Thanh Van received Best Style award. Best Makeup Artist…... [read more]
More than 2,000 people gathered at the Labor Culture House in Ho Chi Minh City on July 20 to join an event dedicated to Vietnam's LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community. [/caption] [/caption] 2014 event attracted thousands of participants who excitedly partook in many activities including film screenings, talk shows, and music performances beginning early Sunday morning at the venue. According to Huynh Minh Thao, communication and service manager of the Information Connecting and Sharing organization which assures and supports the LGBT community rights in Vietnam, the event aimed at promoting homosexual's and bisexual's self-confidence as well as calling…... [read more]
A workshop took place in Hanoi on Tuesday to discuss communications on Vietnam's sea, islands and border demarcation to the world community. Participants said that Vietnam's external, defense and security relations with regional countries, particularly with China, Laos and Cambodia are based on the principles of equality, long-term cooperation and mutual benefit. Regarding the East Sea issue, they agreed that there should be a consensus from central to local agencies, especially in external communications. It's also necessary to establish more Vietnamese cultural centers in other countries. Bui The Duc, Deputy Head of the Party Central Committee's Commission on Communications and…... [read more]
(VOVworld) – Opportunities and challenges for Vietnam in the ASEAN Community were discussed at a workshop on the ASEAN Community and Vietnam’s action plan held by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said as ASEAN began its process of building the ASEAN Community, Vietnam worked out an action plan for measures to cooperate with ASEAN. In the International Integration Strategy for 2020 with a vision toward 2030 submitted to the Prime Minister for approval, cooperating with ASEAN countries to build the ASEAN Economic Community and plans to implement this vision…... [read more]
Hanoi (VNA) - The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry's Institute of Information and Technology for Business (VCCI-ITB) launched the Internet of Things Open Community for Vietnam (IOCV) in Hanoi on March 15. The IOCV was founded with the mission of gathering social resources to develop open IoT, with free sharing among the Vietnamese enterprise community and consumers in the context of the global fourth industrial revolution. Large and small companies operating in many fields, especially information and technology, are participating in the project. IOCV has admitted 21 members, including many enterprises and organisations in information and technology, so far…... [read more]
(VOVworld) - The Ministry of Information and Communications has hosted a workshop to review communications on Vietnam's territorial protection in sea and islands. Speaking at the event on Friday, Head of the Party Central Committee's Education and Communications Commission, Dinh The Huynh, praised the role by the media in this national territorial protection in sea and islands:"I welcomed colleagues' efforts in their news reporting on the spot during our protest against China's illegal placement of an oil rig in Vietnamese waters. You have shared the hardship with coast guard and fisheries surveillance forces in the struggle to protect national sovereignty…... [read more]