The Ministry of Information and Communications has summoned an American teacher who is now living in Hanoi for a bad-taste joke on Facebook about Vietnam’s late hero General Vo Nguyen Giap. Daniel Hauer and his comment related to General Vo Nguyen Giap on FacebookThe letter from the Radio, Television and Electronic Information Department requested Daniel Hauer to attend the department on the morning of January 30 to explain his comment’s reference to General Vo Nguyen Giap.Earlier, after the U23 team’s victory against Qatar in the 2018 AFC U23 Championship semifinal, Hauer commented in a Facebook group on Thursday where a member said that he would get a tattoo of the Vietnam flag on his chest if his post got over 1,000 likes and Vietnam’s football team won Uzbekistan in the final match. Hauer's comment mocked the original post about the tattoo and ironically suggested that was nothing as he had a piercing of his penis that included a stud shaped like … [Read more...] about Foreign teacher criticised over joke referring to late Vietnamese hero
By Vu Duc - The Saigon Times Daily Vietnam’s heroes celebrate after winning the fifth International U-21 Football Tournament in Pleiku City on Tuesday - Photo: TTXVN HCMC – Vietnam won the fifth International U-21 Football Tournament (Thanh Nien Newspaper Cup) on Tuesday after shocking hot favorites Iran 2-1 in last night’s final in the Central Highlands city of Pleiku, picking up US$12,000 in cash and a gleaming trophy. Backed by the enthusiastic support from 10,000 spectators, the Vietnamese players were confident from the beginning and looked up for the challenge. Iran, with an obvious height advantage, began the game with long passes from the two wings in search of the opening goal; however, the heavy rain was affecting their tactics. The home side’s short-passing game paid dividends when Bui Huu Khoi opened the scoring in the 33rd minute. The striker easily defeated Iran goalie Aliakbar Ahaki after receiving the ball from Nguyen The Hung on the left … [Read more...] about Vietnamese heroes shock Iran to lift U-21 Cup
A recent trip by a Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reporter has offered a fascinating glimpse of an age-old relic complex on the outskirts of Hanoi which is home to a legendary young hero and a UNESCO-recognized festival held to pay tribute to him. Located only 20 kilometers from the heart of the Vietnamese capital, Phu Dong Commune in Gia Lam District is legendarily believed to be where Thanh Giong, one of the four immortal heroes in Vietnamese folklore, was born and defeated Chinese invaders. As legend has it, Thanh Giong’s mother conceived him soon after she put her foot into a huge footstep. At three years old, Thanh Giong remained unable to speak or walk. To his mother’s and everyone else’s astonishment, the little boy insisted his mother notify the king’s emissary of his intention to defend his country against the invaders. Within an instant, the little boy grew into a brawny young man. After triumphing over the enemy, Thanh Giong soared from the … [Read more...] about Relic associated with legendary Vietnamese hero captured in photos
CPV: The Vietnamese football team, on November 17th, is scheduled to fly to the Philippines to carry out the difficult and lofty goal of bringing home the gold medal. Thousands of Vietnamese people dream that their team will bring home the gold medal. Football is considered the king of sports not only in Vietnam but also in the world. The first time Vietnam participated in the regional sporting event was in 1989, at the 15th SEA Games, which was held in Malaysia. Up till now, the team has come home with only two silver medals. The Tiger cup tournament has been played 2 times in Vietnam but Vietnam has not made it to final. The love of fans together with the support of the Vietnamese State are the biggest spiritual encouragements for the athletes. But fans have run out of patience. They long to see a gold medal if the regional sports event does not draw the world. Placing on top one time will be a rocket for the team to advance it in the near future. That is the dream. Changing the … [Read more...] about Have a good journey, Vietnamese heroes!
A visit to President Ho Chi Minh's hometown gives visitors a glimpse of the Vietnamese hero's life. President Ho Chi Minh's birthplace in Hoang Tru Village, Nam Dan District, Nghe An Province. … [Read more...] about Hero’s home