This is a regular activity demonstrating the Party, State, army and navy’s attention, along with the sentiment of people nationwide towards forces performing their duties on the country’s seas and islands. The trips are also meant to offer spiritual support to cadres and soldiers so they can overcome the difficulties and fulfil all tasks assigned to firmly safeguard the country’s marine sovereignty, Tien noted. In this trip, Captain Tran Trung Hieu also departed the mainland for Platform DK1.2 to assume the post of Vice Political Commissar. Hieu has been serving in the navy for almost ten years but this is the first time he will work on a DK1 platform, he said, adding that it is an honour and also a noble responsibility for him to help protect the Fatherland’s sacred sovereignty and continental shelf. Ngo Xuan Tai, who has yet to reach the age of 20, also left for Platform DK 1.16 on this trip. The young soldier said that although he has to leave home just … [Read more...] about Warmth of Tet coming to staff on offshore platforms
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Ho Chi Minh City (VNA) -- GoStream, a fast-growing Vietnamese startup that provides multi-platform livestream broadcaster for social sellers, marketers, and content creators, has announced that it has secured a 7-digit USD funding from VinaCapital Ventures to help expand its business. Speaking at the signing ceremony of the deal in the central province of Nghe An on January 15, Trung D. Hoang, a partner at VinaCapital Ventures, commented: “We are excited to invest in GoStream, which has been leading the way in integrating livestreaming across a number of sectors. Their innovative streaming technology is helping more businesses reach more viewers and customers, and we look forward to working with them as they further expand their capabilities and play an even greater role in Vietnam’s growing digitalisation.” Founded in 2017, GoStream is an easy-to-use platform for any type of user, even for those with little or no technical knowledge. It enables users to reach … [Read more...] about Live video streaming startup GoStream secures 7-digit funding
Statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs indicated that Vietnam had exported products worth US$48.9 billion to China in 2020, up 17.9% year-on-year, while the country had spent US$84.1 billion on imports from China, a year-on-year rise of 11.5%. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s trade deficit with China hits US$35.2 billion in 2020
Several things need to be done initially under the ‘working while running’ principle for Thu Duc City, and the most important is a special mechanism that will enable the city to "take off". He declined to give details about ‘specific policies’, but said there will be stronger decentralization and authorization for Thu Duc City. This will allow Thu Duc City’s leaders to make decisions in certain fields without having to ask for permission from HCM City leaders. … [Read more...] about What policies are needed for Thu Duc City to ‘take off’?
Instead of digging wells, the villagers find geysers in the mountains and use hollowed-out tree trunks to convey water to where it’s needed. These water supply points are called "water drops" by the Rơ Ngao and this has become the name of the festival, which is equivalent to the Lunar New Year festival, celebrated around Việt Nam. … [Read more...] about In praise of life-giving water