E-bike brands forge new road trend, photo: Duc Thanh Mother of two in Hanoi, Nguyen Huong Lan, is excited by VinFast’s first electric motorbike. “If you’re a fan of eco-friendly transportation, then these roadworthy electric motorcycles are for you. I believe the electric motorbike will be widely used,” she said. Her reasons for the praise include the “easy buy, easy ride” theme, and lack of fuel smell and fewer emissions. Lan is not the only one enthused about the electric motorbike. It is predicted that the electric scooter and motorcycle market globally will hit 60 million unit shipments by 2024 – the equivalent of $55 billion, according to market insights. It is safe to say that there is a lot of room for manufacturers to set their foot in the electric vehicle manufacturing industry in Vietnam. NEW PLAYER Doan Linh, CEO of manufacturer Pega, said that Vietnam has been slower than other countries in terms of electric vehicle development, … [Read more...] about E bike brands forge new road trend
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Florida man charged in connection with 14 bombs sent to Trump criticsThe Saigon Times Daily A van with windows covered in pro-Trump and anti-Democrat stickers, which was seized on October 26, 2018 during an investigation into a series of parcel bombs, is seen in Hollywood, Florida, April 6, 2018 – PHOTO: REUTERS PLANTATION (REUTERS) - A man suspected of sending at least 14 bombs to prominent critics of U.S. President Donald Trump in the run-up to elections next month was arrested on Friday in Florida and charged with five federal felonies. Cesar Sayoc, 56, a former stripper and professional wrestler once charged with threatening to bomb an electric company for trying to shut off his lights, was taken into custody outside an auto parts store in Plantation, Florida, near Miami. Authorities also seized a white van belonging to Sayoc, the windows of which were plastered with pro-Trump stickers, the slogan “CNN SUCKS” and images of Democratic politicians with red … [Read more...] about Florida man charged in connection with 14 bombs sent to Trump critics
Samsung relapse its faulty batteries in Samsung Galaxy Note 9? According to newswire NewYork Post, a Long Island woman Diane Chung took Samsung to the court after her Samsung Galaxy Note 9 spontaneously combusted inside a Long Island woman’s purse. The first target of the lawsuit is to clarify her damage in this incident. Diane Chung said in her lawsuit she was using the new handset on September 3 when it suddenly became "extremely hot," and then she stopped using the phone and placed it in her purse but soon heard "a whistling and screeching sound, and she noticed thick smoke" pouring from her purse. Chung had to remove the phone by emptying her purse onto an elevator floor, but the fire didn't stop until a passerby picked up the handset with a cloth and placed it into a bucket of water. The regret incident happened in the context Samsung CEO Koh Dong-jin affirmed that the battery in the Galaxy Note 9 is safer than ever. Users do not have to worry about the batteries anymore. … [Read more...] about Samsung relapse its faulty batteries in Samsung Galaxy Note 9?
It's not a bird, nor a plane. But Uber's new prototype vehicle unveiled on Tuesday (May 8) shows off its vision of the future of transportation - a "flying taxi" that aims to alleviate urban congestion. A model of Uber's electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle concept (eVTOL) flying taxi is displayed at the second annual Uber Elevate Summit, on May 8, 2018 at the Skirball Centre in Los Angeles, California. (Robyn Beck/AFP) A model of Uber's electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle concept (eVTOL) - a cross between a helicopter and a drone - was displayed at the second annual Uber Elevate Summit in Los Angeles. "Our goal is to radically improve global mobility," said Uber Aviation product chief Nikhil Goel. Goel said the all-electric flyer can achieve speeds over 300 kilometres an hour with a range of 100 kilometres on a battery charge. "We fly a lot so we can prove to the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) and the public that these aircraft are safe," he … [Read more...] about Uber shows off its vision for future ‘flying taxi’
Viet Nam News by Nguyễn Khánh Chi A recent lunch date with my old friends from university turned into a stirring round-table discussion when one friend proposed that we all make a plan to travel together. As we envisioned a change of pace, time together and the chance to explore, everyone seemed excited—but one woman looked a bit concerned. “Does that mean we leave our kids and husband at home?” she asked in a low voice. “Yes!” “Yep!” “Why not?” the others jumped in. Vietnamese traditional family values dating back to the feudal period stipulate that housework is women’s responsibility. This view is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it leads to celebrations of Vietnamese women’s dedication and hard work for their families. On the other, it punishes Vietnamese women who dare to assert some purpose or passion in life outside of their home. The persistence of this view makes it hard for many women to … [Read more...] about Women take a break from family for travel: Why not?