Late President Hồ Chí Minh worked at his house in 1957. — VNS File Photo HÀ NỘI – In early 1941, Hồ Chí Minh walked across the Chinese border and entered the jungle of north Việt Nam determined to lead a revolution: to drive foreign invaders out of his country and liberate it, or to die trying. At that time, the vast majority people in Viet Nam were not familiar with the name Hồ Chí Minh. In 1969, everybody in the country cried over his death. He died six years before his dream finally came true. In 1975, the Vietnamese liberation forces took the South Vietnamese city of Saigon and renamed it Hồ Chí Minh City in his honour. He might not have lived to witness what he spent his life fighting for, but his legacy remains. The testament In 1965, Hồ Chí Minh started to write his last testament. The first draft was only 800 words long. Over the next … [Read more...] about Hồ Chí Minh’s testament lives on 50 years later
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By Patrick Burke CEO, HSBC US ,By Pham Hong Hai CEO, HSBC Vietnam A memorandum of understanding between Singapore and the United States, signed in early April, will see the two countries’ infrastructure agencies work together to facilitate private sector deals across the region in areas such as energy, water, transportation, and urban development. It follows other US announcements of infrastructure financing for the Indo-Pacific region, including its July 2018 trilateral agreement with Australia and Japan. The commercial opportunities for the region and Vietnam, in particular, will be significant and wide-ranging. The ASEAN is the fourth-largest export market of the US. Trade with the ASEAN supports more than half a million American jobs, and nearly 4,700 American companies in the region. Southeast Asia is the top destination for US foreign direct investment in Asia. Moving forward, the ASEAN presents the US with a low-cost production option, a growing consumer base, and … [Read more...] about Is Vietnam ready for American infrastructure foray?
Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the mega expo "In Style, Hong Kong" is making its debut in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in September. After the successful launch in Jakarta, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur, this year's campaign aims to highlight Hong Kong's vibrant lifestyle and unique creativity and shocase the city's branded, design-led products and world-class professional services. Peter Wong, HKTDC Regional Director of Southeast Asia and South Asia, is looking to forge wider cooperation and to generate more business opportunities for both cities. "By organising a series of events and engaging Hong Kong's top business professionals and leading brands, the event also seeks to strengthen collaboration between Hong Kong and Vietnamese businesses and to create more opportunities", said Wong. In his speech at the press conference held by HKTDC on 23rd August, Peter Wong, HKTDC Regional Director of Southeast Asia and South Asia expressed gratitude for the … [Read more...] about Mega Expo ‘In Style, Hong Kong’ Underway in Ho Chi Minh City
For years now, a woman whose hair is now white has been seen around there since she was still young. When the tree was small, she watered it and cared for it. When the tree was in full bloom, she came to look at it and often brought some branches home. She calls it the milk flower tree. In the mid-Autumn Festival this year, she was seen going together with a young girl to see the milk flower tree. The girl bore some features of a Western girl, with a high nose and white skin, but her eyes and hair were as black as those of the Vietnamese. She spoke fluent Vietnamese. Different from the other years when she came and watched in silence the flowers on the tree, she was smiling and looking at the girl with love in her eye. She slowly answered the girl’s repeated questions. “Grandma, why is it called the milk flower? And why is there only this one in the middle of all these ancient khaya and tamarind trees?” She was astounded at the question; her eyes welled up in tears, … [Read more...] about Milk flower tree in centre of Ho Chi Minh City
Twenty-seven more communes and wards this year join family medical practice A health staff member takes blood for testing at An Hòa ward health station in Cần Thơ City’s Ninh Kiều District. Source http://soytecantho.vn The Department of Health in the Mekong Delta city of Cần Thơ this year plans to expand a model of family medical practice clinics to 27 more communes and wards. Family medical practice clinics aim to provide comprehensive and continuous health care services to each local individual and family in order to reduce overcrowding of patients at city or central-level hospitals. These clinics are located at health stations in communes and wards. Each commune or ward has one health station. Cần Thơ aims to equip more than 80 per cent of its 85 health stations with these clinics by 2020. According to Dr Bùi Thị Lệ Phi, the department’s head, the city now has 18 commune-based health stations with family … [Read more...] about Social News 5/4 (Hourly Updated)