Xiaomi has opened its first authorised store in Ha Noi. — VNS Photo The company said around 120 different products, including the new Mi MIX 2S and Redmi Note 5 are on display there. Other products include scooters, robot vacuums, fitness accessories, air purifiers, desk lamps, and power banks. Xiaomi, which first came to the country a little over a year ago, already has six other Mi Stores, five in HCM City and one in Thanh Hoa. “It is awesome to be opening our first authorized Mi Store in Ha Noi,” Xiaomi Vietnam country manager Jack Yung said. “Ever since our first store opening at the beginning of the year, people have been asking us ‘when will you open in Ha Noi?’” Mi Store Hanoi is located at Level B1 in Times City, 458 Minh Khai Street. — VNS … [Read more...] about First Mi Store opens in Ha Noi
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VietNamNet Bridge - Recognized as a national landscape and controlled strictly under the Heritage Law, Nha Trang Bay in Khanh Hoa province, a famous tourism area, has been compromised by unsound proposals. Nha Trang Bay is a famous tourism area Nguyen Van Chi, former chair of the Khanh Hoa provincial People’s Committee, said: “The idea of encroaching on Nha Trang sea and developing construction works is unfeasible, because they will harm the national heritage.” However, several such projects have been proposed. Investors have thrown tons of rocks and soil into Nha Trang Bay. The projects that will appropriate space on Nhu Reang Bay are Champarama Resort & Spa, Nha Trang Sao, forest plantations, seaweed cultivation, and the Hon Rua Ecotourism Complex. Only when local newspapers wrote about the projects and gave warnings did state management agencies in Khanh Hoa province finally begin inspecting the sites and discover violations. “Standing on Pham … [Read more...] about When will peace return to Nha Trang Bay?
VietNamNet Bridge - The title of professor and associate professor can only be granted by the State Professorship Title Council. However, experts say it would be better to allow universities to nominate their professors.The debate on which organization has the right to grant professorship titles was reignited when the president of the HCMC Medical & Pharmaceutical University released a decision on granting the title of Professor/Associate Professor Emeritus to scientists who have contributed to the school’s development. Dao Trong Thi, former chair of the NA’s Committee for Culture, Education, the Youth and Children, said there are two different terms: Professor and Professor Emeritus. The former is a professional title associated with positions and jobs. The latter is a title to honor someone.Universities can award the title of Professor Emeritus, and the recipients are mostly foreigners who have merit in the cooperation for school development. … [Read more...] about When will Vietnam universities nominate professors?
Vietnamese books annually take part in several international book festivals, such as the Beijing Book Festival in China, the Moscow Book Festival in Russia, the Frankfurt Book Festival in Germany and the Havana Book Festival in Cuba.The areas of the stalls for Vietnamese books have increased from several square metres to tens of square metres. This means that the path on which Vietnamese books are moving out to the world is widening.The door opensIn 2005, the Vietnamese delegation at the Beijing Book Festival gathered representatives of several publishing houses. At that time, Vietnamese publishers saw the festival as an opportunity to purchase foreign book copyrights.In 2007, for the first time Vietnam was named in the catalogue of the Frankfurt Book Festival. 2007 was also the first year Vietnam applied the scheme to participate in international book festivals in the 2007-2010 period.With a 24sq.m stall and various book titles, Vietnam’s stall attracted many foreigners and … [Read more...] about When will Vietnam earn money from int’l book festivals?
(Cinet)- During the ongoing days of a Busan cultural exchange and cinema event in HoChiMinh city, a seminar on Vietnam – South Korea cinema cooperation was held in Diamond theatre on 10th November. This seminar focused on discussing Vietnam – South Korea cinema cooperation prospects and promoting the establishment of the Vietnam Cinema Committee. It attracts many people’s interests, particularly famous cinema producers, film criticizers and film directors nationwide. In terms of two countries’ cinema cooperation prospects, South Korea optimistically recognizes that Vietnam has much natural advantages, of which HoChiMinh city is the best place for out-door film - producer and cheap workforce. Vietnam should boost strongly the foundation of the Vietnam Cinema Committee in HoChiMinh city. “Korean film-producers desire to shoot films in HoChiMinh city; however, they don’t know how to contact with any organizations so that they can have necessary … [Read more...] about A Vietnam Cinema Committee will be opened in HoChiMinh city
Made by robots for humans’ is the phrase used to introduce the shoes made at Adidas Speedfactory in Germany. The products are made by robots with designs inspired by the largest cities in the world.It takes Adidas 18 months to design, manufacture and bring products to consumers. However, it hopes the process will be shortened to 45 days thanks to Speedfactories like the one in Germany.At present, Adidas relies on over 1 million workers at factories in Asia. China and Vietnam alone churn out 600 million pairs of shoes and other products a year. Vietnam is the third largest footwear producer in Asia, after China and India, and the fourth largest producer in the world.However, Adidas is planning the relocation of production bases to places near major markets. This will help bring products to customers more quickly and cope with the increasing labor cost in Asia and higher transportation fees.PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc, during his visit to the US earlier this year, when mentioning … [Read more...] about Adidas overseas SpeedFactories: how will it affect VN footwear industry?
Life Resort Da Nang of the Hoang Tra Tourist Co., Ltd. will be open on March 20 comprising of 187 Superior, Deluxe, Suite, Presidential Suite and villa rooms, plus a 1,400sq.m, 10-room spa area, healthcare center, tennis court, swimming pool, meeting room and restaurants including Senses with 300 seats. The resort is located near several new golf courses. It is just a few kilometers from Ngu Hanh Son (Five Mountains, a place of interest) and UNESCO world heritage sites such as Hoi An, Hue and My Son. The Life Resorts Group of the Netherlands owns, manages and operates three resorts in Vietnam (Life Heritage Resort Hoi An, Life Wellness Resort Quy Nhon and Life Resort Da Nang). In addition, Life Resorts is developing a project in the Ha Long Bay, which is expected for opening at the end of this year. … [Read more...] about Life Resort Da Nang to open soon
MGM Grand Ho Tram Asian Coast Development (Canada) Limited (ACDL) last week announced a summer opening date after a delay obtaining an amended investment certificate from the government. The project owner, through its subsidiary Ho Tram Project Company, said the Ba Ria-Vung Tau province resort would be open on July 26, 2013 under the name of “The Grand – Ho Tram Strip.” “Extraordinary resort properties should be identified by a name and brand that reflect their quality, stature and uniqueness. After a long discussion process with stakeholders, branding experts and all departments within our organisation, we found ourselves coming full circle - all the way back to the first name that was put on the table: The Grand,” said John Webb, The Grand – Ho Tram Strip’s vice president of hospitality. The announcement comes three months after MGM Resorts International withdrew from a contract with ACDL for managing this first integrated resort, which was … [Read more...] about Ho Tram resort gambles that it can woo the public
The Ha Noi's Transport Department has been piloting a project, where loudspeakers have been installed at five key intersections around the capital, to disseminate the traffic laws to road users since the middle of June this year. The installation of loudspeakers at 11 other key intersections is hoped to be finished this month.The move is to raise the public's awareness of traffic safety, reduce the number of traffic offences, minimise traffic congestion and cut down accidents in the capital.The loudspeakers, with their short and clear messages about the traffic rules, are only turned on at rush hour or when the traffic lights are on red. The cost to install and run the loudspeakers has been estimated at billions of dong.What do you think of this move? Will it bring help to control traffic and deal with the problems as expected? Have you got a suggestion that might improve the traffic chaos in Ha Noi?Please reply by email to: [email protected], or by fax to (84-4) 3 933 2311. Letters … [Read more...] about Will it bring help to control traffic and deal with the problems as expected?
Property developer Vicoland Group has opened its opulent, Greece-inspired Risemount Resort Danang to the public.This is the Da Nang-based developer’s first venture in the hospitality industry. Bui Duc Long, CEO of Vicoland Group, said the resort marks the launch of a series of premium hotels and resorts, each with its very individual identity.Inspired by the distinctive Santorinian architectural style, the four-storey resort in the coastal city of Da Nang is reminiscent of a Santorini cliff-side villa in brilliant whites and blues.Guests in Risemount – named as it is located by the river, mountain and sea - can enjoy the experience of being in a villa on a Mediterranean island, with vaulted ceilings, blue-painted balconies and colourful bougainvillea, without travelling half way across the globe.Located on the edge of the pristine My An beach, the resort is all about luxury and elegance and is ideal for travellers in search of tranquillity and memorable experiences.The … [Read more...] about Santorini-inspired resort in Da Nang opens to public