Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi have expressed their delight at the strong development of bilateral ties since the establishment of comprehensive strategic partnership during Modi’s Vietnam visit in September 2016. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) and his Indian counterpart Narendra ModiThey engaged in talks in New Delhi on January 24 during PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s trip to attend the ASEAN – India Commemorative Summit and a ceremony celebrating the 69th anniversary of Republic Day of India. Both said that activities during the Friendship Year 2017 contributed to promoting the two countries’ all-around ties, especially in culture, tourism and people-to-people exchange. They agreed to regularly maintain all-level visits via the Party, government, National Assembly and local channels and people-to-people exchange, and soon hold the next meeting of the ministerial-level Inter-Governmental Committee in the first … [Read more...] about VN Prime Minister meets Indian leaders, CEOs
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City student excels at English-speaking contest in U.K. By Kieu Giang in HCMC Trinh Hoang Nam, 16, from HCMC-based Asian International School was named runner-up at the Cambridge English Best Young Speaker from Asia Competition held at Cambridge University in the U.K. Nam defeated contestants from China, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Indonesia to win a scholarship for the Graduate Certificate in International Business offered by the University of Tasmania in Australia. Nam was also the youngest contestant among the nine finalists. “If you want to improve your English you should practice speaking English even at home to promote your self-confidence,” Nam said. His upcoming target is to achieve the CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) by Cambridge ESOL.This year’s winner was Indian student Sruthi Vijayachandran, 25, who has a Masters degree in Public Relations. She won an MBA scholarship awarded by the London School of Business and Finance. … [Read more...] about City student excels at English-speaking contest in U.K.
A Talk by Prof Nora A. Taylor Sun 30 Dec 2012, 6 pm Manzi Art Space 14 Phan Huy Ich, Hanoi Come to attend a talk by Prof. Nora A. Taylor: Artists in Hanoi from 1992-2012: A view onto Vietnamese Art History from the Perspective of an Outsider". Nora A. Taylor is a Chicago-based art historian of modern and contemporary Vietnamese art and professor of Southeast Asian Art History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has taugh at the Arizona State University, University of California, Los Angeles and the National University of Singapore. Having lived and researched in Vietnam for 20 years, she speaks fluent Vietnamese and writes intesively on both modern and contemporary Vietnamese art. She is the author of Painters in Hanoi: An Ethnography of Vietnamese Art and editor of Studies in Southeast Asian Art: Essays in Honor of Stanley O'Connor, as well as numerous articles and essays. She has curated various exhibitions including Changing Identity: Recent Work by Women Artists … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR DEC. 15-31 (daily updated)
Hanoi Photography Workshop by Justin Mott 24 - 27 Jan 2014 83 Xuan Dieu, Tay Ho, Hanoi Experience what it's like to be an assignment photographer learning from editorial and commercial photographer Justin Mott. Mott is a frequent contributor to The New York Times along with working for such international publications such as TIME, WSJ, Forbes, Conde Nast Traveler, IHT, and numerous others. This workshop is aimed at amateur, aspiring, and professional shooters looking to sharpen their skills and become a more well rounded photographer. If you want to make a living as a photographer you have to be versatile, the goal of this workshop is to teach versatility. The 4 day hands on workshop will take place in Hanoi and revolve around the build up Tet (Vietnamese New Year) holiday. Along with daily discussions and a portfolio review each student will receive a daily assignment. The assignments will range from portrait, travel, news, and profiles and will be treated like a real editorial … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR Nov. 1 – 15 (daily updated)
Before Indra Nooyi became CEO of PepsiCo Inc or Vikram Pandit took the reins at Citigroup Inc there was Rajat Gupta, the original "global Indian" who was the first to head a major Western business. Rajat Gupta, former Goldman Sachs director and global head of consultancy at McKinsey & Co., exits Manhattan Federal Court in New York October 26, 2011. … [Read more...] about Before scandal, Gupta was role model for middle-class India