Woman 800m freestyle swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien also has a big chance of qualifying. Though she only won a silver medal at last year’s SEA Games, her time of eight minutes 48.65 seconds was within the "B" Time or Olympic Selection Time. If no Vietnamese female swimmer can achieve the "A" Time for automatic qualification by June, Vien will represent Vietnam at the Olympics. … [Read more...] about Which Vietnamese athletes have qualified for 2020 Olympics?
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Another striking story comes from the film ‘Truyen thuyet ve Quan Tien’ (the Legend of Quan Tien or Fairy Station) by 30-year-old director Dinh Tuan Vu. The film is about three females in the Voluntary Youth Force opening a food shop in a cave on Truong Son mountain range to serve soldiers passing by. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese film industry promotes national identity, diversity
On Saturday, Canada declared the first “presumptive” confirmed case of the virus in a resident who had returned from Wuhan. The patient, a male in his 50s, arrived in Toronto on January 22 and was hospitalized the next day after developing symptoms of respiratory illness, officials said. … [Read more...] about More than 2,000 now infected with coronavirus; 56 dead in China
Despite civilization’s modern advances, many superstitions still exist around the world, including in Vietnam. Beliefs in the supernatural first began in ancient times, and have persisted throughout history. Irrational fears of the number 13, lucky charms, rituals for wealth and good health are all relics of a time long past, though still prevalent today. In Vietnam, for example, students would avoid eating eggs before a big exam for fear of getting a "0" mark, or banana for fear of failing due to the slippery nature of its peel. … [Read more...] about Superstitions are fine, until they are not