The Hanoitimes - The biggest-ever event is expected to bring foreign investors to Vietnam and innovate sustainability for Vietnamese startup ecosystems. The Hanoi Innovation Summit is a brand new international event held for the first time in Hanoi, attracting more than 100 international speakers, hundreds of domestic and foreign innovators, investors and startups, and more than 3,000 attendees. Hanoi Innovation Summit - the biggest-ever event attracting global innovators and investors to Vietnam. Photo: HIS Taking place on August 29-30, the summit is co-created by two France-based companies Schoolab and Startup Sesame, and is co-hosted by the Hanoi People’s Committee and the Ministry of Planning and Investment. Major tech players attending Hanoi Innovation Summit (HIS) include AWS, Microsoft, IBM, TechCrunch, NBC News, Golden Gate Venture, Click Ventures, among others. Experts are those from Finnish ecological champion Nordic 247 to South-Korean-based … [Read more...] about How big is Hanoi Innovation Summit?
(From left) Nguyễn Nhật Hạ Vi, Cao Hữu Nhật, and Trần Phạm Minh Anh are seen at the press conference to announce their victory at the contest in Korea. — VNS Photo Minh ThuViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Little models from Việt Nam wowed judges at the Luxury Brand Kids Model Awards 2018 held in South Korea. Cao Hữu Nhật (5) and Trần Phạm Minh Anh (12) won in the photo category while Nguyễn Nhật Hạ Vi (7) was the first runner-up of the contest. They competed with contestants from 20 in various challenges such as traditional costumes, Korean traditional costumes, cocktail dress and gowns. Vietnamese representatives also had a chance to take part in a film project to promote Korean tourism and traditional culture. The next stage will take place in Kuala Lumpur to prepare for the International Fashion Week held on November 21-25. They returned to Việt Nam on Friday to … [Read more...] about Việt Nam wins big at international kids model contest
Quint Simon, head of Public Policy in Southeast Asia of Amazon Web Services (AWS), last week flew to Vietnam from the US to discuss the potential for Vietnam to develop its own digital economy in the context of Industry 4.0. At a workshop themed “Unlocking the full potential of Vietnam’s digital economy” in Hanoi, she surprised hundreds of participants by citing an AWS study which stated that Vietnam is one of the countries in the world that has the highest rise in expenditure for cloud computing, at 64% per year. AWS is a subsidiary of Amazon.com that provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments. “I believe that Vietnam will soon become a nation with a digital economy. Cloud computing is a favourite in Vietnam where many enterprises are using cloud for their performance,” Simon said, explaining that using cloud means firms can completely protect their information without being stolen. “For example, Amanotes, … [Read more...] about Great potential to help Vietnam realise its digital economy dream
Pigs are fed with fermented tea and herbs. — VNS Photo Tuấn Hoàng Viet Nam News by Tuấn Hoàng NINH BÌNH — Under ancient tea trees at the foot of Sắng Mountain in Gia Viễn District, the northern province of Ninh Bình, lays a picturesque farm, where hundreds of pigs live. They eat fermented tea leaves, shower in tea water, relax under tea tree canopies with lilting melodies, and snuggle into a carpet of tea leaves on cold winter days. The idea of a green tea pork farm first struck Nguyễn Hồ Diệp Hà, 34, when she read about the model in a Japanese newspaper. “I am always curious about the difference between factory farmed and tea-fed pigs then I asked my friends to buy me tea pork at supermarkets in Tokyo,” she said. “The rumour was confirmed. The pork was so tender and sweet, especially when dipped into Phú Quốc fish sauce.” The experience motivated Hà to go … [Read more...] about Tea pork farm makes a big hit in Ninh Bình
Henry starts dream job at MonacoThe Saigon Times Daily Belgium's assistant coach Thierry Henry gestures during a match on July 6, 2018 – PHOTO: REUTERS PARIS (REUTERS) - Thierry Henry starts his reign as AS Monaco coach with a trip to Strasbourg on Saturday as Ligue 1 resumes following the international break. Henry faces a big task to revive the club where he started his glittering playing career, with Monaco, French champions and Champions League semi-finalists in 2017, languishing 18th in the 20-team standings after winning one of their first nine games. “This club will always have a big place in my heart,” Henry told reporters on Wednesday. “So to be able to come here and start again, it is a dream come true. There is a lot of work to do, as you can imagine - but I am more than happy to be here.” The 41-year-old replaced Portuguese Leonardo Jardim who was sacked less than six months after leading Monaco to second place in the standings … [Read more...] about Henry starts dream job at Monaco