Cultural diversity, stability and untapped beauty make Vietnam an attractive filming destination. Three time Academy Awards-winner Sir Michael Caine (L) and director Phillip Noyce on the sets of acclaimed 2002 film â€œThe Quiet Americanâ€ in the northern province of Ninh Binh … [Read more...] about The big picture
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Derek Milroy The Governator was at the height of his career when the original movie was a massive smash at the box office and the movie also catapulted Sharon Stone into the limelight. … [Read more...] about Can Farrell live up to Big Arnie in Total Recall remake?
Viet Nam’s stock market is expected to retain stable development in the next middle term, but it needs an opportune adjustment to avoid collapse, some participants warned at an investment forum in Ha Noi in mid-March. “The VN-Index will keep increasing in the near future because not only has seen the country’s growth rate constant increases of 7 percent for over six years but also Viet Nam has just become an official member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO),” Kevin Snowball, manager of the PXP Viet Nam Asset Management Ltd, said at the 2nd annual Viet Nam Investment Forum from Mar. 19-20. Snowball stressed the importance of capital for Viet Nam at this time, saying that the Vietnamese government should loosen its capital control to attract more big investors as well as international companies. However, almost foreign investors asserted that the main characteristics “quickly hot, quickly cold” of Viet Nam’s stock market at this moment … [Read more...] about Viet Nam’s stock market riding a big wave
If a picture is worth a thousand words then the sight of Chelsea's Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard and John Terry standing side by side to lift the FA Cup on Saturday neatly encapsulated the story of a season in which the old guard have confounded their critics to revitalise the club. The three Chelsea players, who were first up the Wembley steps to collect the trophy following their 2-1 win over Liverpool, represented part of the club that many had written off at the start of the campaign as part of a successful past rather than the future. Saturday's win, in which Terry, 31, gave an inspired performance as skipper, Lampard, 33, shone in the midfield battle with Liverpool's Steven Gerrard and Drogba, 34, netted with a clinical second-half strike, was a startling role reversal from earlier in the season. Then Chelsea's senior players were frequently sidelined under former manager Andre Villas-Boas, who is only 34 himself. Lampard and Drogba were the principal victims of the … [Read more...] about Old guard are picture perfect in Chelsea renaissance
VietNamNet Bridge – The year 2017 saw the rise of young actresses on the big screen, proving their talent and impressing audiences.Kaity Nguyen, an 18-year-old high school student, quickly rose to fame after playing a leading role in the teenage romantic comedy Em Chua 18 (Jailbait), a production of Chanh Phuong Film released in April.Directed by Le Thanh Son, the film is a love story between a high school student Linh Dan and a playboy named Hoang (played by Kieu Minh Tuan).“Linh Dan is my first role and my first step into the film industry,” said Kaity, who is famous on the internet as a beauty blogger with nearly 250,000 followers on her Facebook page and over 80,000 followers on Instagram.“I learned so much from Son and my co-actors day by day during the filmmaking,” she said, adding that she and her character shared similar characteristics that helped her in the role.Last month, Kaity won the Golden Lotus prize for best actress at the 20th Vietnamese … [Read more...] about Young actresses shine on big screen of 2017