Liem, Elo rating 2694, recorded a win over Firouzja Alireza of Iran, Elo rating 2682, in the eighth match of the competition after 39 moves. The victory left him ranked in second place and allowed him to progress to the next round. In the ninth and final match of the competition the Vietnamese chess player took on Sethuraman Panayappan for the top spot. He was able to record a straightforward win over his Indian rival after 38 moves. This gave Quang Liem a total of seven points from nine matches and was enough for him to win the championship title in the standard event at the Asian Continental Chess Championship for the first time. His teammate Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son won two matches and drew a further seven at the competition, finishing outside of the tournament’s top 10. In the women’s event, the nation’s most notable performer was Pham Le Thao Nguyen who achieved six points, the highest total from the country’s representatives. Other competitors include Hoang … [Read more...] about Quang Liem victory enough to secure Asian Chess Championship title
The security level of www.chodientu.vn has been approved to meet global standards set by VISA and Master Card. The website was ranked in the ”Verified by VISA” Top 3 of VISA Asia’s website and Vietnamese businesses Top 5 worldwide of Master Card and has become the first online-shopping website of Vietnam recognized by VISA and Master Card. As a result, e-customers can use international credit and debit cards of VISA, Master Card, JCB, AMEX, DINERS to shop online in www.chodientu.vn. To celebrate the lunar New Year festival, a shopping event was launched by the website with the participation of 150 businesses besides a price discount programme of 30-50%. Source: TBKTSG Online Translated by Hoang Anh … [Read more...] about First online-shopping website recognized by VISA and Master Card
Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Phuong Nam (R) and deputy head of the National Immigration Administration of China Zhao Changhua (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army Sen. Lieut. Gen Nguyen Phuong Nam hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 12 for a delegation from the National Immigration Administration of China led by its deputy head Zhao Changhua. Nam hailed defence ties as one of the important pillars in the bilateral comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership, evidenced by the Vietnam visit by Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe in May 2019 and Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich’s attendance at the Beijing Xiangshan Forum in late October 2019. A highlight of bilateral defence relations was the successful organisation of five editions of border defence friendship exchanges, and the sixth of its kind is scheduled for early 2020, contributing to raising mutual understanding, … [Read more...] about Chinese immigration officials welcomed in Hanoi
She returned to Vietnam in August after Chinese authorities raided and deported undocumented immigrants. More about how she returned later. Cut to the present. In a countryside garment factory in the northern Bac Giang Province, Bien sits beside a bunch of red cloth bags. Around her dozens of other workers are making bags on sewing machines, but not Bien: Her job is to affix the company label on the bags, and she gets less than VND100,000 ($4.32) a day for it. She was given that job after failing to learn sewing despite eight days of training at the factory. "It's too difficult, I can't sew," she says. Bien is one of many Vietnamese trafficking victims rescued from China who returned lost, damaged, with little assurance their life would ever go back to the normal old days. Before being trafficked to China, she had been quite resourceful, working her family's rice field in Dong Lo Commune in Bac Giang while also attending a babysitting class. On October 2, 1991, when she was 23, Bien … [Read more...] about The plight of human trafficking survivors: Back from hell but to what?
Infrastructure Lawmakers still disagree over investor selection for Long Thanh airport By Ngoc Lan Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019,19:38 (GMT+7) Lawmakers still disagree over investor selection for Long Thanh airportBy Ngoc Lan Deputy Hoang Van Cuong, vice principal of the Hanoi-based National Economics University – PHOTO: VGP HANOI – The Government suggested the State-owned Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) serve as the principal investor of the Long Thanh International Airport project in the southern province of Dong Nai, but many National Assembly deputies have objected to the investor selection. Legislators offered feedback on a number of criteria in the feasibility report of the big-ticket project at a session during the ongoing sitting of the lawmaking body today, November 12. Deputy Hoang Van Cuong, vice principal of the Hanoi-based National Economics University, suggested ACV may execute the project ahead … [Read more...] about Lawmakers still disagree over investor selection for Long Thanh airport