Luu Triplets, known for their roles in the blockbuster Pacific Rim, will join Omar Borkan Al Gala, one of three men expelled from Saudi Arabia in April “for being too handsome” in an event in Ho Chi Minh City next week.
For his part, Omar will take part in an interactive session with Vietnamese fans, a catwalk performance, and a charity program. The organizer has so far not revealed what the Luu brothers are going to perform at the show. The triplets are scheduled to arrive in HCMC on September 10.
Joining the entertainment industry in 2006, the Vietnamese – Canadian Luu brothers, including Mark Luu, Lance Luu và Charles Luu got their first role in 30 Seconds to Mars’ music video for the song “The Kill (Bury Me). They have conquered a large number of fans after their first major motion picture film, Pacific Rim.
South Korean actress Han Hye Jin, widely known for her role as the young lady Soh Suh No in the Korean film "Ju Mong" (Prince of the Legend), is to take part in a musical programme tomorrow evening at Le Van Tam Park in Ho Chi Minh City. As scheduled, she will arrive at Tan Son Nhat International Airport tomorrow afternoon. Before joining the musical programme, which has the theme "Love is to Share and to Take Care of Others", the Korean actress will meet and hold cultural exchanges with Vietnamese audiences at the hall of the Diamond Plaza Building…... [read more]
PANO – The 2nd international Vietbuild exhibition 2016 will be launched from August 27 to 31 at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center, Ho Chi Minh city (HCMC), as revealed at a press conference on August 19. This year’s exhibition will feature 2,400 stalls of more than 840 participating enterprises, including 400 foreign businesses from 24 countries and territories like Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), Germany, Thailand, the Netherlands, the US, Switzerland, India and Vietnam. Products and materials used in the fields of real estate, architecture, smartphone, interior and exterior decoration, doors and door fittings, construction materials as well…... [read more]
On September 11, Arab heartthrob Omar Borkan Al Gala arrived in Ho Chi Minh City for an event 2 days later. He was welcomed at the airport like a celebrity but it turns out the pretty man has never been "deported for being too handsome" at all. In April, news saying Omar and two of his friends were expelled from Saudi Arabia after a festival "for being too good looking and acting as a potential distraction to women" in the country went rival. It propelled him to stardom as well as earned him over 1 million Facebook fans. He was…... [read more]
Arab foreign ministers met on Sunday in Doha, Qatar, to prepare for the 24th Arab Summit next Tuesday. At the opening ceremony, Qatar's Prime Minister said the Syrian crisis is one of the main agenda items of the upcoming summit. By the end of the meeting, Arab foreign ministers had agreed on a draft resolution giving the Syrian opposition the right to join the Arab League, which drew strong protests from some members of the Arab League, who say it is a violation of the Arab League charter.... [read more]
On July 15 th, Chairman of the HCMC People's Committee Le Hoang Quan and a high-ranking delegation of Lao People's Democratic Republic led by Deputy Prime Minister Thongloun Sousilih visited several construction projects in the City including Saigon River Tunnel, the road name after former Prime Minister Vo Van Kiet, East-West Avenue and some main streets in HCMC center. Deputy Prime Minister Thongloun Sousilih expressed his excitement at HCMC changes towards the civilized and modern trends. Notably, HCMC has many new transportation constructions, especially several "century ones", such as the tunnel crossing the Saigon River and the Bitexco building. He…... [read more]
Haraco, Vietnam Air join forces to lure tourists Dao Loan HCMC – Hanoi Railway Transport Joint Stock Company (Haraco), Vietnam Airlines and the HCMC Tourism Association have inked a cooperation deal to provide train and air services for people to travel between HCMC and northern Vietnam. The deal is expected to help the railway sector lure more customers amid mounting competition from domestic low-cost carriers. Nguyen Thi Khanh, vice chairwoman of the association, said the three sides have cooperated in organizing a trip from HCMC to Hanoi by train and a return trip by plane. The tour took in tourist…... [read more]
Popular Hong Kong actors join city show Kieu Giang By Kieu Giang in HCMC Hong Kong TV stars Ron Ng and Tavia Yeung will come to HCMC next month to join a series of cultural exchanges and charity auctions. The duo’s visit to Vietnam is among activities of a program jointly held by SCTV, the city based Saigontourist cable television provider and TVB International. Ng and Yeung, who work for Hong Kong-based TVB television station, will arrive in Vietnam on December 3 before taking part in a press conference in the afternoon, prior to a gala dinner in the evening…... [read more]
FrieslandCampina Vietnam joins hands to organize sports day for children with disabilities Kieu Giang By Kieu Giang - The Saigon Times Daily FrieslandCampina Vietnam, the owner of the Dutch Lady brand, joined hands with the HCMC Department of Education and Training to organize the fifth sports day for children with disabilities in HCMC early this week. More than 750 disabled children aged 16 or younger from 21 schools and centers for physically impaired kids in the city had a chance to have fun, improve health and integrate into the community. Apart from three main categories of competition – track and…... [read more]
The National Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA) in HCMC yesterday celebrated the 35th anniversary ceremony of its establishment (June 8th, 1981- 2016). Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Tat Thanh Cang, Vice standing chairman of the National Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA)- Foreign Affairs Ministry Dang The Hung, Deputy Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem and Chairman of the National Fatherland Front Committee in Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Hoang Nang attended the ceremony. Chairman of COVA Pham Van Hai spoke at the meeting that Vietnamese people living…... [read more]
Delegations led by Ho Chi Minh City leaders yesterday paid visits to two senior residents on the International Day of Elderly People which falls on October 1. The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee's Secretary Dinh La Thang led a delegation to arrive at the houses of Nguyen Van Huu in Ben Thanh Ward in district 1 and Pham Van Tat in ward 7 in district 3. Mr. Thang wished the two elderly men a happy and healthy life.Senior Tat expressed his expectation that the city leaders should attract more famous scientists and people in the world to contribute to…... [read more]