HÀ NỘI — Young Vietnamese filmmakers will have the chance to compete in the final round of a filmmaking contest in Japan. They are the winners of the Kid Witness News (KWN) filmmaking contest launched by Panasonic Vietnam. The contest was held for secondary and high school students in Hà Nội. Winning filmmakers in the 13-18 year old category. — Photo organisation board “Each film tells me a different story and shows the student’s deep care about the earth, environment, family, friends and various matters they observe,” said Kazuhiro Matsushita, General Director of Panasonic Vietnam. “Their views are clear, and the way of expressing is unique. By learning to make films, they can better understand what is happening in daily life and express their opinions about those matters.” A film entitled Con Nhà Người Ta (Other Families’ Kids) earned first prize in the 10-12 … [Read more...] about Filmmaking contest names winners
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Saigon Co.op’s Co.opmart supermarket has become a familiar name for customers across the country. — Photo Thien Thu HCM CITY — With the promotions under the ‘Month to Express Gratitude to Customers in 2019’ programme at Saigon Co.op’s supermarket chains set to end on November 13, consumers are rushing to the supermarkets to hunt for the best-priced products. Employees at Co.opmart and Co.opXtra supermarkets around the country these days are constantly adding products to shelves to meet rising demand from consumers, and long queues can be seen in front of cash counters. The ‘Buy more, get more incentives’ programme is one of most popular with shoppers. Under the programme, nearly 100 products from cooking oil, soy sauce, cake, instant noodles to fabric softener, shampoo, broom and tissues are sold at very attractive prices and the more customers buy, the more benefit they will get. Accordingly, a 330ml bottle of Maggi soy sauce will be … [Read more...] about Only 3 days left to hunt for attractive discounts at Co.opmart, Co.opXtra
Striker Nguyễn Tiến Linh. — Photo sauphut90.com HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s head coach Park Hang-seo announced a squad of 25 players for the senior team on Sunday to prepare for the upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers against the UAE and Thailand. The squad changed little from the list for the previous matches against Malaysia and Indonesia. Notably, the South Korean coach called up midfielder Nguyễn Hoàng Đức from the Việt Nam U22 team. Besides Đức, strikers Nguyễn Tiến Linh and Nguyễn Trọng Hùng were also added from the U22s. Meanwhile, Park cut five footballers from the national team including Ngô Hoàng Thịnh, Phạm Xuân Mạnh, Ngân Văn Đại, Nguyễn Việt Phong and Trần Văn Kiên. Today, two players Đoàn Văn Hậu and Nguyễn Công Phượng, who are … [Read more...] about Park calls 25 players for matches against UAE, Thailand
France's first competitive bout of chessboxing drew an enthralled crowd to Paris's Cabaret Sauvage. — AFP Photo PARIS — French comic book writer Enki Bilal laps it up as he watches two proponents of his creation combine the cerebral nature of chess with the physicality of boxing in a "sporting" first. Bilal watched spellbound as Paris's Cabaret Sauvage hosted France's first "bout" of competitive chessboxing on Saturday, nearly three decades after he first depicted the concept in his work. A sellout crowd turned up to watch as the competitors alternated brawn and brain, three-minute rounds of boxing giving way to mini-chess bouts across a maximum 11 rounds, the whole thing ending either with a knockout -- or a checkmate. A DJ whips up the audience before the bare-chested protagonists, sweatshirts slung over their shoulders, enter the ring, escorted by their respective entourages. To drown out the noise of the partisan crowd, the "fighters" put headphones on as they … [Read more...] about From comic book to the mat: chessboxing bout thrills French creator
Since it normalized relations with the powers like China in 1991 and the USA in 1995, Vietnam has begun to integrate into the global economy. Throughout this process of integration, Vietnam has signed numerous free trade agreements (FTAs) with countries and groups of countries. Vietnam's earliest FTA was the agreement signed with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 1996, just one year after Vietnam joined ASEAN. Then, in 2007, Vietnam officially became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). After that, Vietnam signed many more FTAs, especially the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) at the end of 2018 and most recently the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) in June 2019. So far, Vietnam has signed 13 trade agreements, of which 12 have entered into force. Vietnam is also negotiating three other agreements. Economic powers such as the US, China, Japan and South Korea have inked trade agreements with Vietnam. These … [Read more...] about Who will lead Vietnam’s economy?