An official statement from an education department leader in Ho Chi Minh City, who said giving students English names during language classes is “against Vietnam’s traditional education,” has sparked fresh debate among Tuoi Tre News readers.Unlike the controversial rule to ban audiovisual tools from English teaching in citywide primary schools, the ‘name issue’ is winning support from English teachers, native and local. Vietnamese don’t need English namesCommenting on Tuoi Tre News’ Facebook Page, Michael David Kemp said he agrees “100 percent” with the idea that students not be called by anything other than their Vietnamese names.“Vietnamese names mean something and have a meaning behind them,” he wrote. “I always try to learn [how to say] my students Vietnamese names.”Veronnica Nagathota, who on her Facebook page says she is an “Australian woman who adores Vietnam,” believes that native English … [Read more...] about Phuc or Fuchsia? Should Vietnamese students have Western names in English classes? Info Alert Alert Chia sẻ bài viết qua e-mail
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VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnamese telecommunications market is shaped by the dominance of three big players – VinaPhone, MobiFone and Viettel. But now Samsung may join forces with businesses to develop IT.Samsung Group leaders recently expressed their willingness to invest in the telecom sector in Vietnam.Vu Tri Dung from the Marketing Faculty of the Hanoi Economics University said this is Samsung’s backward vertical integration development strategy. When the lead market develops well, it will make backward vertical integration, not only to provide terminal devices, but also strive to become a network service provider.However, the expert thinks Samsung wouldn’t do this alone, but may join the telecom sector in Vietnam by teaming up with some businesses, possibly one of the three big telecom players, or Beeline, the telecom brand which left Vietnam some years ago, or any other business.“No one would build a network from A to Z because it would be very costly to … [Read more...] about What does Samsung plan to do in the telecom sector?
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam makes boxes and wires for Samsung smartphones, while the five key components of products are made by foreign-invested enterprises. Samsung says it will take Vietnamese companies 10 years to become more involved in the company’s production chain.Government agencies and experts all agree that the presence of the foreign conglomerates in Vietnam like Samsung has strengthened the economy.As for the high 7.46 percent GDP growth rate in the third quarter, deputy general director of GSO (General Statistics Office) Nguyen Bich Lam said it was the Galaxy Note 8s and Samsung’s expansion in Vietnam which contributed to the high growth rate.Shim Won Hwan, president of Samsung Viet Nam Complex, said at a recent event that … [Read more...] about Samsung smartphones: what does Vietnam actually make?
VietNamNet Bridge - Analysts believe that Vietnam will still get big benefits once the CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership is implemented, though they would be smaller compared to the benefits it expected from TPP. Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan AnhThe 11 original TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement) signatories have come to an agreement, the CPTPP, which is good news for Vietnam, according to analysts.Do Duc Dinh from the World Economics and Politics Research Institute commented: “Although the 11-member CPTPP would not be as strong as the TPP with the US, it is still a positive signal.”“Vietnam expected to get big benefits from TPP 12, and now expects smaller benefits with CPTPP 11,” he said.Dang Dinh Dao from Hanoi Economics University also commented that the agreement reached by 11 member countries is ‘praiseworthy’ which can show that countries still strive to be a … [Read more...] about What does Vietnam expect from the ‘TPP without the US’?
>> World Cup: Drab draw leaves Costa Rica top, England last NATAL: Uruguay skipper Diego Godin scored to send Italy crashing out of the World Cup on Tuesday but the South Americans star striker Luis Suarez faced a new biting storm. Uruguay beat Italy 1-0 in the tense match in which the Europeans ended with 10-men and left the World Cup at the group phase for the second time in succession. But amid the celebrations, immediate attention fell on a clash between Suarez and Italian defender Ciorgio Chiellini who showed teeth marks in his shoulder after. Television replays showed Suarez -- who has twice been sanctioned for biting players -- appearing to attempt to sink his teeth into Chiellini's shoulder in an off-the-ball incident. Italy won the 2006 World Cup, then failed to reach the last 16 in South Africa four years ago. They required only a draw against Uruguay at Estadio das Dunas in Natal to go through this time. However the Azzurri suffered a critical blow early in the second … [Read more...] about World Cup: Uruguay beat Italy 1-0 to reach last 16
Vietnam has been once again hailed for its strong economic performance as experts around the world continue looking for success stories to help small economies catch up with advanced nations.In a new Bloomberg report, Eugenia Victorina, an economist at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group in Singapore, described Vietnam as a “role model” which has transformed its economy from a mainly farming one to an exporter of electronic goods, like smartphones. “Vietnam provides the template for an export-led growth from agricultural," Victorina said. "We have seen Myanmar, Laos, and Cambodia trying to imitate Vietnam’s model of luring FDI to prop up their export capacity.” Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar, which are among Asia’s least developed countries, are projected to have the most rapid expansions in Asia from 2017 to 2019, sustaining growth rates of close to 7%, according to the World Bank. The combined size of the three economies is … [Read more...] about Vietnam named a ‘role model’ of growth for neighbors
South Korean and U.S. military officials have said the North launched what appeared to be two intermediate-range missiles dubbed Musudan on Wednesday. The first of the two was considered a failure.The second reached a high altitude in the direction of Japan before plunging into the sea about 400 km (250 miles) away, they said.The test-fire was successful without any impact to the security of neighbouring countries, the North's KCNA news agency said, referring to the missile as a "Hwasong-10." Hwasong is Korean for Mars."We have the sure capability to attack in an overall and practical way the Americans in the Pacific operation theatre," KCNA quoted Kim as saying.South Korea and the United States condemned the launch as an unacceptable violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.Japan's Defense Minister Gen Nakatani said the launch was an indication that North Korea's threat to Japan was intensifying.The United Nations Security Council, which in March imposed new sanctions on the … [Read more...] about Kim Jong Un says missile gives North Korea ability to attack U.S. in Pacific
An official statement from an education department leader in Ho Chi Minh City, who said giving students English names during language classes is “against Vietnam’s traditional education,” has sparked fresh debate among Tuoi Tre News readers.Unlike the controversial rule to ban audiovisual tools from English teaching in citywide primary schools, the ‘name issue’ is winning support from English teachers, native and local. Vietnamese don’t need English namesCommenting on Tuoi Tre News’ Facebook Page, Michael David Kemp said he agrees “100 percent” with the idea that students not be called by anything other than their Vietnamese names.“Vietnamese names mean something and have a meaning behind them,” he wrote. “I always try to learn [how to say] my students Vietnamese names.”Veronnica Nagathota, who on her Facebook page says she is an “Australian woman who adores Vietnam,” believes that native English … [Read more...] about Phuc or Fuchsia? Should Vietnamese students have Western names in English classes?
Website www.vn Organizations that already possessed 3rd level before June 13, 2006, will be given priority for processing 2nd level extension domain names registration by the Viet Nam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) from June 13 to July 13, 2006. DOTVN Company is responsible for “.vn” domain name registration and maintaining.From June 1, 2006, the initial stage of registration of the 2nd level extension domain names has been available for copyrighted brands, government’s units, local and international organizations. There were nearly 800 online registrations of the 2nd level extension domain names at website www.vnThe next stage of the registration is expected to last one month, from June 13 to July 13, 2006. Organizations and individuals can register online at website www.vn. If a 2nd level domain name is registered by more than one organization or individual, the order of processing the registration will be based … [Read more...] about Second Level Extension Domain Name
>> Vietnam\'s first securities fraud arrest intensifies vigilance over tradingThe Ministry of Finance has plans to change all securities decrees and circulars to create a better system of legal documents for the local stock market in the coming time in hopes of attracting more foreign funds, said Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha. Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha beats the gong to open the first trading session of Hanoi Stock Exchange after the traditional Tet holiday on Tuesday - Photo: Hong Phuc “This year, the ministry will continue completing the legal framework for the equity market. We will reorganize operations on the Hanoi and HCMC stock exchanges and the government bond market, and launch new products,” Ha said at the celebration of the first trading session of Hanoi Stock Exchange after the Tet holiday on Tuesday.The change is aimed to facilitate operations of investors, with special … [Read more...] about Ministry says securities rules to change for the better