Hu Yun took lead in the first minutes despite fierce attack from Minh, but was then beaten 22-24 in the first set.
Minh took advantage of Hu Yun’s injury and went on to win 11-4 in the second set.
This was Minh’s fourth win out of eight, competing against the world No.4 player..
Minh expects to improve his position in the upcoming Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings.
His rivals in the second round will be world No.127 Hong Soo Hwang of the Republic of Korea, who outplayed world No19 Rajiv Ouseph of England.
Dragonair will operate three flights departing from Danang (Vietnam) to Hong Kong (China) on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.A return ticket costs US$266.Danang is the airline’s second Vietnamese destination of Dragonair after Hanoi.Using Airbus A320s, the new route will help to bring foreign passengers to Vietnam’s coastal central city and provide Vietnamese passengers with more options to travel to other global destinations via Hong KongEstablished in 1985, Dragonair is an international airline, subsidiary of Hong Kong’s flag carrier, Cathay Pacific.... [read more]
The 16-year-old beat Thai rival Koaykul 2-0 (6-4, 7-5) in the final of the men's singles. The HCM City native then joined Kevin Lam from Hong Kong in the men'sdoubles to defeat Hong Kong residents Wong Hun Hun and Yeung Pal Long2-1 (6-2, 4-6, 11-9) in the final. The wins added 12.5points to Thien's score to take him to 135th place from 145th place inthe International Tennis Federation rankings. Thien is thefirst Vietnamese player to be admitted to the Australian Open TennisTournament for U-18 players. He will leave for Japan to compete inthe ITF's U-18 event on October 17. In…... [read more]
Vietnamese junior Nguyen Hoang Thien won the men\'s singles and doubles titles at the Hong Kong Open Junior Tennis Championships on Saturday. Vietnamese junior Nguyen Hoang Thien won the men\'s singles and doubles titles at the Hong Kong Open Junior Tennis Championships on Saturday. The 16-year-old beat Thai rival Koaykul 2-0 (6-4, 7-5) in the final of the men\'s singles.The HCM City native then joined Kevin Lam from Hong Kong in the men\'s doubles to defeat Hong Kong residents Wong Hun Hun and Yeung Pal Long 2-1 (6-2, 4-6, 11-9) in the final.The wins added 12.5 points to Thien\'s score…... [read more]
A delegation of senior businessmen from Hong Kong Trade Development Council, led by its president Peter Woo Kwong Chinh, visited Vietnam from June 18-21, 2007. The visit aimed to enhance their understanding of Vietnam’s investment and business environment and create favourable conditions for Hong Kong businesses to contact Vietnamese businesses, boosting co-operation and investment in Vietnam. The delegation was received in Hanoi by government officials, including Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Trade Minister Truong Dinh Tuyen, Vice Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Bich Dat. The delegation also visited the State Security Commission and Thang Long Industrial Zone. The delegation…... [read more]
Low-cost carrier to open HCMC-Hong Kong route on December 9. Flights will be begin on December 9. With a flying time of two hoursand 45 minutes, flights depart daily from Ho Chi Minh City at 2.35pm andarrive in Hong Kong at 6.20pm. The return flight takes off at 7.20pmand lands at 9.05pm (all local times). Tickets are already available, at. Vietjet is well-positioned to provide quality and creative aviationservices across its primary international network while also connectingkey regional destinations with each other, including Hong Kong.Vietjet’s mission is to make air travel accessible to everyone and amore popular means of transport…... [read more]
Vietnam’s team, ranked world No 57, are seeded No 4 in the Asia-Oceania zone.Apart from world No 640 Ly Hoang Nam, the Vietnamese team includes world No 1,443 Nguyen Hoang Thien, national champion Pham Minh Tuan and young star Nguyen Dac Tien, who won the U18 ITF title.Nam and Thien will play the single matches.Hong Kong will have world No 913 Wong Hong Kit, world No 1,302 Tang Anthony Jackie, world No 1,568 Wong Chun Hun and world no. 1,511 Gastogi Karan on their side.Vietnam defeated Hong Kong to earn a ticket to compete in the event’s group 2 in 2015.... [read more]
Low-cost carrier Jetstar Pacific launched a direct route connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Hong Kong on November 18, with 300 tickets sold on the day. An Airbus A32 operated by Jetstar Pacific (Photo: Jetstar Pacific) The route has four flights per week on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday using Airbus 320s aircraft. Flights from Ho Chi Minh City are scheduled to take off at 9:35 am, while the return flights depart at 1:15 pm. Flight time per leg lasts for 2 hours and 40 minutes. One-way ticket prices start from 288,000 VND (12.8 USD), excluding taxes and fees.…... [read more]
In the first match, Vietnam player Hoang Thien lost 2-3 (7-6, 5-7, 3-6, 6-3, 0-6) to Wong Hong Kit.In the following match, Ly Hoang Nam defeated Hong Kong player Li Hei Yin Andrew 3-0 (6-1, 6-2, 6-4).On February 4, Vietnam duo Dac Tien and Minh Tuan will play Karan Rastogi and Wong Chun Hun.... [read more]
Vietnam loses to China in friendly game The hosts opened the scoring in the 41st minute of the match, but Vietnam counter attacked well with the equalizing goal and the second from striker Nguyen Van Quyet and midfielder Nguyen Trong Hoang in the 71st and 74th minutes to glory in the first victory under local coach Phan Thanh Hung. This was thanks to Hung’s efforts to make several changes in his line-up when fielding young goalkeeper Thanh Binh, midfielders Phuoc Vinh and Viet Cuong and forward Viet Thang. The team returned to Vietnam on June 11. Players will have several…... [read more]
Viet Nam defeated Hong Kong 5-1 in the second round of the Asian Football Confederation Under-19 qualifying round on Saturday in Malaysia.— File Photo HA NOI (VNS)—Viet Nam defeated Hong Kong 5-1 in the second round of the Asian Football Confederation Under-19 qualifying round on Saturday in Malaysia. Striker Nguyen Cong Phuong scored twice, with Van Son and Nguyen Van Toan netting a goal each for Viet Nam. The final goal was an own goal by Hong Kong. Forward Tsang Hin scored the only goal for Hong Kong at the 70th minute, making it the first goal of the team…... [read more]