The first and second runners-up will take VND2 billion and VND1 billion respectively.
The company, which manages all national tournaments, is also offering bonuses in new categories. These include team of the season, club that best uses young players, best young player of the year and best player of each club (as voted by fans).
The VPF also announced that Tanaka Koji will be the new head of the organising board.
Koji, 55, will arrive in Vietnam on January 9 to talk with VPF leaders and make the position official.
Eximbank’s branch in Nghe An An official from Vietnam Export Import Bank (Eximbank) falsified five sets of document bearing customer names to embezzle VND3.97 billion (USD189,952).Colonel Dao Hong Lap, Head of Nghe An Province’s Economic Police Board, said they were investigating Dang Nam Hai’s actions. The bank official, 32, was former head of the personal customer and appraisal department of Eximbank’s Nghe An Province branch.Evidence of documents that Hai forged this year bearing the names of four customers applying for loans from the branch currently exist.Aware that his actions would be discovered sooner or later, Hai admitted his guilt on…... [read more]
The Vietnamese team grabbed the first prize at the 2014 Asia-Pacific Robot Contest (ABU Robocon 2014) organized in Pune, India’s seventh largest metropolis, with members being students from Lac Hong University, located in the southern province of Dong Nai. At ABU Robocon 2014, the Vietnamese team was the only to win all rounds of the competition. This was the fourth time Vietnamese students had ever secured the top spot at the annual student-level robot-making competition. Students of the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology became the champions in 2002, 2004, and 2006. First held in 2002 by the Asia-Pacific…... [read more]
International master (IM) Nguyen Anh Khoi won the boy’s U16 rapid category after nine wins. Khoi, the former world U10 and U12 standard chess champion, is seeded No 5. He successfully defeated the top four seeds to lead the category, leaving his closest rival IM Adam Kozak of Hungary far behind with seven points.FIDE master Felix Blohberger of Austria came third with the same points as No 2 Kozak but having lower parameter.In the boy’s U14 event, FM Ngo Duc Tri was the champion grabbing 7.5 points. The No. 12 seed won seven matches, drew one and lost one match.Nikolaos Spyropoulos of the hosts took the silver with seven points,…... [read more]
Movie festival entry illustrates Red River life Linh was absent at the awards ceremony and her US$8,000 cash prize was received by her representative, director Nhue Giang.Born in 1999, Linh started her career very early with some television films, most notably “Leu Chong” by director Nguyen Thanh Van.“Mother’s Soul” received financial support of nearly VND4 billion from the State and the French Fonds Sud Cinema. Its post-poduction was made in Thailand.The film will compete with 17 others at the 17th National Film Festival to be held in the southcentral province of Phu Yen from December 15-17.This is the second time…... [read more]
FIDE master Felix Blohberger of Austria came third with the same points as No 2 Kozak but having lower parameter. In the boy’s U14 event, FM Ngo Duc Tri was the champion grabbing 7.5 points. The No. 12 seed won seven matches, drew one and lost one match. Nikolaos Spyropoulos of the hosts took the silver with seven points, followed by Daniel Dardha of Belgium. Athletes will continue with the blitz chess matches in the last days of October. Source: VNA... [read more]
Diverse activities including organising get-togethers with outstanding citizens and meetings to review the national tradition of “Drinking water, remembering its source” have been launched to mark the 63rd anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27).More than 15,500 social policy beneficiaries will receive gifts worth VND250,000 each while heroic mothers, revolutionary veterans, armed forces and labour heroes and martyrs in the serious injury category will be provided with gifts worth VND500,000 each.On the occasion, local leaders will visit a number of units and collectives such as the provincial police and border guard infirmaries, hospital No 48, and convalescent homes.... [read more]
In 2009, the province will organise big events, including the traditional spring festival, the 4th Quang Nam-Heritage Journey festival Quang Nam sea tourism season and other activities to mark 10th year Hoi An and My Son have been recorgnised as world heritage sites by UNESCO. During these festivities, the province will reduce accommodation fees by 30-40 percent, and exempt visiting fees and transport cost.The province will carry out tourism promotion activities on mass media in both domestic and foreign markets, develop new tourism products, ensure a clean environment, compete infrastructure in the old quarter and present awards to outstanding travel…... [read more]
Heavy rains to continue in south central region Heavy rains are forecast to continue in south-central provinces, while local authorities and people are trying to surmount the consequences of floods that have hit the region over recent days. Rainfall from Quang Tri to Binh Dinh province over the past three days averaged 150-300mm, but reached 500mm and 740mm in some areas such as Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Ngai. Prolonged torrential rains of up to 982mm in mountainous Tra Bong district in Quang Ngai caused double floods and with the rising water levels in local rivers sitting off the alarm. Most…... [read more]
Sponsored businesses and production facilities would take part in 3 trade promotion programs abroad, 4 foreign fairs, 18 domestic fairs and 3 provincial fairs, focusing on Japan and the Republic of Korea. Also according to the Thai Binh Province Department of Industry and Trade, the province has recognized 242 craft villages and 8 craft communes where production and exports were effective. Production in craft villages in the first three months of this year increased by 18 percent from a year ago, and exports also grew by 17 percent. Stable craft villages and products include Dong Xam silver carving, Minh Lang…... [read more]
He reiterated that China has illegally positioned its drilling rig in Vietnam ’s waters and conducted many provocative actions, seriously damaging the property of law enforcement authorities and fishermen. He said he hopes individuals and organisations nationwide will continue standing side-by-side with fisheries surveillance and coast guard forces and fishermen in safeguarding the country’s sacred sovereignty over sea and islands.... [read more]