Woman 800m freestyle swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien also has a big chance of qualifying. Though she only won a silver medal at last year’s SEA Games, her time of eight minutes 48.65 seconds was within the "B" Time or Olympic Selection Time. If no Vietnamese female swimmer can achieve the "A" Time for automatic qualification by June, Vien will represent Vietnam at the Olympics. … [Read more...] about Which Vietnamese athletes have qualified for 2020 Olympics?
Final game of thrones
Vietnam joined ASEAN in 1995 after the lifting of the US embargo, and set off on a path of comprehensive and extensive reform. The country joined the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) in 1996 with a series of intra-regional commitments to opening its market. That was the first time we practiced “swimming in a relatively large lake”, opening our market by zeroing 98 percent of all tax lines. … [Read more...] about 2020 marks a quarter-century of Vietnam’s ASEAN membership
Besides efforts of socialized theaters, State-owned and private art troupes in maintaining operation, the municipal authorities’ management in the cultural sector needs to focus on interesting in the theater area to help stages ‘activities and support young artists improve the income to pursue their career. … [Read more...] about Seeking ways to support young artists on their career path
However, macroeconomic developments in the last six months of the year may be influenced by some factors, such as the risk of recession of the world economy and trade tension in the region that has not cooled down, especially the uncertain variables that US-China trade war that could happen in the future. As a small economy in its opening and deep integration, it is hard for Vietnam to avoid the effects of this war, and therefore making a policy choice to respond is necessary. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s GDP likely to reach 6.8 percent: CIEM
Since the very first days coming to Vietnam, she has worked with our best scientists, including Prof. Ton That Tung, Prof. Nguyen Van Hieu, Prof. Hoang Thuy Nguyen, and so on. These Vietnamese intellectuals have contributed significantly to the belief of Prof. Judith Ladinsky. I remembered she has once travelled by motobike in cold and rainy weather to visit her Vietnamese friends. To some extend, I could understand her but there is always a question in my mind: What makes a woman from a far-away country leave her family and her best living conditions to come to this land, to ride a motorbike on the last frigid days of winter? … [Read more...] about Americans with special love for Vietnam as their own motherland