(VEN) - A ceremony to honor young science and technology talents was jointly held recently in Hanoi by the Ho Chi Minh Youth Union and the Ministry of Science and Technology. 141 young scientists were praised for their outstanding achievements, with ten honored to receive the technological scientific "2012 Golden Globe" Award. The event was held to honor young talents for their outstanding achievements in science and technology, mainly in information technology (IT) and telecommunications, medicine and pharmaceutical, biological and environment technologies. Most of the individuals praised had recorded outstanding achievements such as winning international medals or developing scientific and technological solutions which had received coverage in the international press. Ten individuals received Golden Globe awards for their highly applicable inventions. - Doctor Vu Tat Thang (born in 1979) who works at the Institute of Information Technology, under the Vietnamese Academy of Science … [Read more...] about Young scientific talents scoop Golden Globe awards
Vietnamese voice talent
VietNamNet Bridge - Here at the John Von Neumann (JVN) Institute belonging to the HCM City National University, Professor Duong Nguyen Vu and his fellow-workers have been making every effort to grow up Vietnamese young talents. JVN may surprise the people who visit it for the first time. There are a lot figures, formulas and words on the wall of classrooms and function rooms. Explaining this, Vu said the researchers, learners and lecturers need to write down all the ideas flashing through their minds, while the wall is the good place to store the ideas. There are many other surprises here. There were some students in a classroom with overhead projectors and lecturers' voice, but there was no lecturer on the lecture hall dais. Vu said this was a class which trains masters in quantitative finance. The learners were then listening to the lecture by Professor Pham Hi Duc from the ECE Paris Graduate School of Engineering, who was giving lecture online from France. "It is now 5 am … [Read more...] about JVN connects, breeds, grows up young talents
Vietnam's new opportunities, the Government's preferential and open policies have encouraged more and more overseas Vietnamese to back home and contribute to the development of the nation. In the meantime, Vietnam is becoming known to the international community thanks to the achievements obtained by its people living in the home country and abroad. Tienphongonline reviews outstanding activities related to overseas Vietnamese in 2006: 1. Policies-social affairs: The National Assembly has revised and amended Laws on nationality, investment, housing, residence and regulations on visas for overseas Vietnamese as well as issued more open policies. Activities in support of victims of natural disaster and disadvantaged people in the country by overseas Vietnamese have become more effective, showing their concern about current developments in Vietnam. 2. Culture and arts: The song 'Bonjour Vietnam' by Pham Quynh Anh, a 19 year-old Vietnamese girl who lives in Belgium, has stirred the … [Read more...] about Key events related to overseas Vietnamese in 2006
Popular reality music show raises debate over the choice of English songs by most contestants Some people fainted while waiting outside Nguyen Du Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on August 1. … [Read more...] about Is the Vietnamese Voice cracking?
Viewers of the ongoing Vietnamese version of the famed singing contest "The Voice" have been impressed by not only the stunning talent of contestants, but also the twist that many participants have chosen to sing English songs on the show., saw a lot of contestants picking English songs for their performances. The most outstanding contestant that night was a 17-year-old girl from Nghe An, Huong Tram, who forced three coaches, Thu Minh, Ho Ngoc Ha and Dam Vinh Hung, to turn their chairs to see her while she sang the first lines of the legendary Whitney Houston song "I Will Always Love You." The young girl also caused a "battle" between four coaches when the last judge, Tran Lap, turned his chair and convinced her to join his team. Some other contestants also conquered the coaches with their covers of world famous songs including Westlife’s "You Raised Me Up," Duffy’s "Warwick Avenue" and Celine Dion’s "I Surrender" and "All By Myself". While many audience members … [Read more...] about Vietnamese contestants prefer English songs: hot or not?