Vietnamese players defend a volley from Qatar’s Al Arabi Sports Club during their Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship, held in Ninh Bình Province’s gymnasium on Sunday. — Photo thethao.sggp.org.vnViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam lost 0-3 to Qatar’s Al Arabi Sports Club in the classification round match at the Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship, held in Ninh Bình Province’s gymnasium on Sunday. Al Arabi were the silver medallists in last year’s tournament, held in Myanmar. They are now placed second in Pool C of the preliminary round. The club showed their superiority in the first set, with the excellent partnership of Grozer Gyorgy and Oliva Salvador Hidalgo getting them a comfortable 25-15 win. Việt Nam had entered the second round as Group A leader. As hosts, they also had the support of hundreds of cheering fans. However, despite fighting back strongly in the next two sets, they … [Read more...] about VN lose to Al Arabi in volleyball tournament
First series of cover songs distributed and cover singer auditions heldTOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 14 November 2019 - Sony Music Labels Inc. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Manabu Tsujino) announces the launch of "WACAVA Project", a global animation song covers project lead by in-house music label SACRA MUSIC. This project is a new challenge designed to familiarize Japanese songs to the international music market. ＊"WACAVA" is an acronym for "World Anisong Cover Association by Various Artists". The music market has formally entered the era of streaming where we no longer feel the distance between countries. It's no longer unusual for Japanese songs to be heard among audiences around the world. The WACAVA project aims to further familiarize audiences outside of Japan with Japanese songs through the concept of creating localized cover versions performed in the respective non-Japanese languages. The project will … [Read more...] about SACRA MUSIC Commences Global Animation Song Cover Project “WACAVA Project”!
KIÊN GIANG — An island commune in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang is expanding marine aquaculture in combination with tourism and other services to further the incomes of local farmers. Hòn Nghệ commune in the province's Kiên Lương District aims to have 1,000ha of marine aquaculture next year. Located about 15 kilometres off the mainland, the island commune has 619 households that live mostly on fishing and marine aquaculture. In 2010, households began to use floating cages to breed fish fry caught in the area's clean sea waters, and one year later, as many as 53 households were breeding marine fish in 150 floating cages. Today, 189 households breed marine fish in a total of 1,089 floating cages, according to the commune's People’s Committee. Most of the farmed marine fish are grouper and cobia. Huỳnh … [Read more...] about Island commune to expand floating-cage breeding of marine fish
Vice President of the Cambodian Women for Peace and Development Mean Som An (L) and former volunteer Vietnamese soldier Cao Thi Yen (Photo: VNA) Kien Giang (VNA) – A delegation of the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) and the Cambodian Women for Peace and Development (CWPD) has visited Cao Thi Yen in Kien Giang province who was one of volunteer Vietnamese soldiers in the fight against the Pol Pot genocidal regime in Cambodia four decades ago. The trip was organised as part of activities designed to mark the 40th anniversary of Vietnam’s victory in the southwest border defence war and the triumph against the Pol Pot genocidal regime on January 7, 1979. Cao Thi Yen, born in 1958, now resides in Vinh Lac ward, Rach Gia city. In January 1979, as a medical student, she volunteered to join a Kien Giang military medical unit and went to Cambodia where she provided treatment for local soldiers and people. She returned to Vietnam in 1981 to continue her study and then … [Read more...] about Cambodian delegation visits former volunteer Vietnamese soldier
A Toyoda Gosei airbag factory in Hải Phòng. The company is planning an additional 1.8 billion yen (US$16.8 million) to build a new airbag factory in Thái Bình Province. — Photo vconjsc.com HÀ NỘI — Japanese auto parts maker Toyoda Gosei Co has announced it would invest an additional 1.8 billion yen (US$16.8 million) to build a new airbag factory in Thái Bình Province to increase production capacity in Việt Nam to meet rising global demand. The project is expected to start construction in May 2020. When being put into operation in October 2021, the new factory will help increase total airbag production in Việt Nam to 25 million units, 1.5 times higher than 2018. The new factory is expected to employ 700 employees in the province during the opening and increase to 2,000 employees by the end of 2023. In the short term, Toyoda Gosei will increase capacity of … [Read more...] about Toyoda Gosei Co plans $16.8m investment in new airbag factory in VN