On the evening of June 25, Vu Lam stepped into the empty lobby of the Van Do apartments in District 4. On the way up to her 11th floor apartment, the aspiring young actress felt a tap on her shoulder and spun around. Before she could identify the man standing behind her, she says, a fist cracked her below the left eye. She fell to the floor. "Will you stop this?" the assailant asked. She couldn't. Two days earlier, Lam had gone to authorities and Thanh Nien with a big scandal. Lam revealed that she had paid VND200 million (US$10,500) to director Thanh Quynh in a deal to buy a big award in the 2010 Promising Movie Star Contest. Despite the large payoff, she said, her scheme failed. All that money had netted her a trio of minor titles. After coming home with a black eye, Lam says her family urged her to go back to Thanh Nien and report the assault. "At first, I was afraid. But I raise my voice against this bad deed. Now I'm protected by my folks and living in a safer house" … [Read more...] about Who wants to be a millionaire?
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It seemed like the beginning of a beautiful friendship -- or at the very least a functional relationship. President Barack Obama attends a DNC Moving America Forward Rally at Cleveland State University in Ohio, October 31, 2010 … [Read more...] about White House to business: Can’t we be friends?
VietNamNet Bridge - Results of the survey on the quality of mobile networks in Vietnam released by Buu dien (Post) newspaper has raised the opposition of many mobile service providers who believe that the survey was not conducted using a reliable scientific method. They believe that the result should not be announced at the end of the year, a sensitive time for service providers. The survey, conducted on 3200 mobile phone subscribers in Hanoi and HCM City, has found out that MobiFone has the best service quality. The mobile service provider was rated 3.92/5 by pre-paid subscribers and 3.95/5 by post-paid subscribers. Meanwhile, Viettel ranks the second in terms of the quality provided with ratings of 3.85 and 3.88 , respectively. VinaPhone ranks the third with 3.83 and 3.72, respectively. … [Read more...] about Who has the best mobile network?
General Phung Quang Thanh, Minister of National Defence of Vietnam, on June 5 delivered a speech at the fifth plenary session of the Shangri-La Dialogue, stating that Vietnam 's defence policies are directed at peace and self-defence. The fifth plenary session of the 10 th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore focused on responding to new maritime security threats in the East Sea. The Vietnamese Minister said "Responding to New Maritime Security Threats" is really a theme of crucially topical relevance to the peace, stability and development in the region and the world. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s defence policy is peace, self-defence: minister
PANO - "Vietnam is a friend of the Belarusian people". That claim was always said by senior officers of the Republic of Belarus whenever they were talking about Vietnam during the recent trip of Senior Lieutenant-General Ngo Xuan Lich, Director of the General Department of Politics to Belarus. Whenever they called "Vietnam", their eyes and faces expressed a respect. In the latest reception given to the Vietnamese general and his high-ranking military delegation, Lt. Gen. Zadobin Iury Viktorovich, Belarusian Defence Minister, many times repeated his admiration for the will, brave spirit, intelligence and creativeness of the Vietnamese people and Vietnam People's Army during the resistance wars to liberate and unite the nation and in the cause of national construction and defence. Both Lt. Gen. Zadobin and other Belarusian friends we had met during the recent visit to Belarus asserted that the courageously combating spirit, talent and creativeness of Vietnam and its army in the … [Read more...] about Vietnam is a friend of Belarusian people