The game of squares. “We need more appropriate solutions and management ways from concerned agencies to preserve our many folk games. Games are inseparable parts of childhood. Children can play games at schoolyards or at common grounds of their residential areas. Folk games should be brought to each family. Parents are advised to spend their time, about half an hour, to teach their children to play folk games," said Doctor Tran Huu Son, Deputy Chairman of Vietnam Folklore Arts Association. … [Read more...] about Promoting traditional games urgently needed in modern society
Playful urban spaces a historical approach to mobile games
There were no new buildings coming into the market in the second quarter, while existing space has not been fully occupied. The vacancy rate grew from 5 percent to 11.8 percent as enterprises looked for ways to cut costs amid the economic crisis caused by the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Covid-19 hits HCMC office space rents
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Non-cash payment activities have developed strongly in recent years with many payment services such as digital banks and e-wallets. A new trend of developing payment services on mobile devices, called mobile money, is also being implemented. Many economists have said that competition between e-wallets and mobile money might not happen as each payment method has different goals and market share. Economist Can Van Luc said customers of each payment method were quite different. Mobile money will mainly focus on those who already have phone numbers. The customers of this payment method are everywhere including in rural, urban, remote and mountainous areas. Mobile money and e-wallets have the same purpose of creating a community which uses cashless payment. However, mobile money helps people using mobile accounts to transfer money and pay goods with small value quickly, so its payments have limited value compared to e-wallets. On the flipside, economist … [Read more...] about How will mobile money affect e-wallets?
Near Thu Duc Intersection, the mid-segment Phuc Loc Tho apartment was seeing very few buyers until the seller thought to promote the place as having “connection” to the metro line. More than 300 apartments were sold within 15 days with a starting price of VND12 million per square meter (about US$515). … [Read more...] about HCMC: Urban railway promises big money for real estate
Berlin — Relieved Werder Bremen sealed their Bundesliga survival for next season on away goals after a dramatic 2-2 draw at second-division Heidenheim in Monday's nerve-racking relegation/promotion play-off, second-leg with the crucial second goal scored in added time. … [Read more...] about Relieved Bremen stay in Bundesliga on away goals after play-off drama