Vietnamese fast fashion market a gold mine

Last update 08:00 | 29/09/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – The opening of a number of foreign fast fashion brands in Vietnam have lowered the already small market share held by Vietnamese brands.


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Three foreign fashion brands opened shops in early September – Stradivarius and Massimo Dutti from Spain, and H&M from Sweden. Vietnamese queued up at H&M shop on the opening day.

What Zara and H&M accomplished with their first shops in Vietnam, according to analysts, showed the attractiveness of the fast fashion market. Uniqlo will also open in Vietnam soon. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnamese fast fashion market a gold mine”

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Vietnam feels impact of 4.0 industrial revolution

Last update 12:00 | 29/09/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – A large company in Hanoi has sacked 80 percent of workers, replacing them with robots. 

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Duc Giang Chemical & Detergent Powder JSC is a leading chemical manufacturer. A detergent factory of Duc Giang, it once employed 100 workers, but now runs with 10-15 workers. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam feels impact of 4.0 industrial revolution”

Hue pedestrianised street opens

The pedestrianised street in Hue City was opened on the evening of September 29, attracting a large number of visitors.

The street was launched after more than one month being approved by local authorities. It is located in Phu Hau Ward, stretching the three streets of Pham Ngu Lao-Chu Van An and Vo Thi Sau.

Nguyen Van Thanh, chairman of Hue City People’s Committee, the street is aimed to diversify the municipal tourism products. Tiếp tục đọc “Hue pedestrianised street opens”

Xúc động cảnh học sinh cúi chào bảo vệ mỗi sáng

Hàng trăm học sinh Trường THPT Chuyên Lê Hồng Phong (TP.HCM) mỗi sáng sớm đi học đều cúi đầu chào bác bảo vệ.

Hình này được một phụ huynh ghi lại khi đưa con đi học.

Người đăng video clip là chị Nguyễn Phước An Uyên, sống tại TP.HCM. Chị Uyên cho biết đã ghi lại cảnh này vào sáng thứ sáu (ngày 29/9) khi đưa con đi học.

Chị có một con gái đang học lớp 12 và con trai học lớp 10 tại Trường THPT Chuyên Lê Hồng Phong (TP.HCM) Tiếp tục đọc “Xúc động cảnh học sinh cúi chào bảo vệ mỗi sáng”

Suspicion mounts over Vietnam official who reported $17k missing from hotel room

The official is on a 45-day inspection trip to businesses in southern Long An Province

By Tuoi Tre NewsSeptember 28, 2017, 11:24 GMT+7

 
The T.V. hotel in Long An Province, where Nguyen Xuan Quang lost his money. Photo: Tuoi Tre

A senior environment official in Vietnam has reported that nearly US$17,000 in cash had been stolen from his hotel room while on an inspection trip in southern Long An Province.

Nguyen Xuan Quang, the deputy director of an environmental protection watchdog organization under the Vietnam Environment Administration, first reported the situation on Tuesday.

The hotel room burglary was confirmed by the police department in Long An’s Tan An City on Wednesday. Tiếp tục đọc “Suspicion mounts over Vietnam official who reported $17k missing from hotel room”

​Love in the air at gay pride parade in Ho Chi Minh City

The parade is part of a month-long series of nationwide events

By Tuoi Tre News September 25, 2017, 11:58 GMT+7

 
A giant six-band rainbow flag is seen at the pride parade on Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, September 24, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Ho Chi Minh City’s LGBT community took to downtown Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street on Sunday for a pride parade to demonstrate love and campaign for equality.

The parade was part of the 2017 VietPride series of events, which include multiple parades throughout Vietnam to show support and campaign for equality for Vietnam’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

The annual VietPride was first organized in Hanoi in 2012, before growing to become a nationwide event joined by tens of thousands every year. Tiếp tục đọc “​Love in the air at gay pride parade in Ho Chi Minh City”

Seven new river tours launched in Saigon

A brand new fleet of high-speed canoes will ferry tourists through the city’s canals

By Tuoi Tre News

September 29, 2017, 13:46 GMT+7

​Seven new river tours launched in Saigon
People are seen on a high-speed canoe in this photo posted on Saigontourist Facebook.
Saigontourist inaugurated a fleet of five brand new high-speed canoes on Thursday as it launched seven new river tourism routes connecting Ho Chi Minh City and neighboring areas.

Each canoe is capable of carrying 20 passengers at maximum speeds of 50kph, Saigontourist said at the launch ceremony at the city’s Tan Cang tourism area. Tiếp tục đọc “Seven new river tours launched in Saigon”

Facility caught chemically treating 11 tons of durian in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

The durians were ready for distribution by the time police inspected the building

By Tuoi Tre News

September 29, 2017, 14:42 GMT+7

​Facility caught chemically treating 11 tons of durian in Vietnam’s Central Highlands
Durians are stored at a wholesaler in Vietnam’s Central Highlands in this photo illustration. Photo: Tuoi Tre
Authorities in Dak Nong Province, located in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, have discovered a local facility soaking over ten metric tons of durians in chemicals.

Tran Mau Dung, chief inspector of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development confirmed on Thursday that a durian business in Phu Xuan Village, Dak Nia Commune, Gia Nghia Town, was caught violating regulations on food safety. Tiếp tục đọc “Facility caught chemically treating 11 tons of durian in Vietnam’s Central Highlands”

​Legal proceedings filed against more PetroVietnam Construction executives in mismanagement case

The economic mismanagement at the construction firm resulted in losses of around VND3.3 trillion (US$145.37 million).

By Tuoi Tre News

September 30, 2017, 13:02 GMT+7

​Legal proceedings filed against more PetroVietnam Construction executives in mismanagement case
File photo of PetroVietnam general manager Nguyen Anh Minh
Vietnamese police have launched legal proceedings against three more individuals involved in a high-profile mismanagement case with enormous financial losses at PetroVietnam Constrction (PVC), a subsidiary of the state-run oil and gas giant PetroVietnam.

The investigation police agency under the Ministry of Public Security on Friday initiated legal proceedings, without an arrest warrant, against PVC general manager Nguyen Anh Minh on charges of “embezzlement assets,” according to a source close to Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper. Tiếp tục đọc “​Legal proceedings filed against more PetroVietnam Construction executives in mismanagement case”

Việt Nam intensifies efforts to reduce emission

vietnamnews Update: September, 29/2017 – 14:20

Forest rangers review statistics on land use. — VNA/VNS Photo
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam aims to reduce emissions from deforestation and to increase its absorption of carbon dioxide (CO2) to 33 million tonnes.

The goal was identified during a conference on an emission reduction project in the country’s northern central region held in Hà Nội on Wednesday. Tiếp tục đọc “Việt Nam intensifies efforts to reduce emission”

Former OceanBank boss gets capital punishment

vietnamnews Update: September, 30/2017 – 09:19

VNS Infographic Trọng Kiên

HÀ NỘI — Former OceanBank leaders on Friday morning received a death penalty, a life sentence and some combined 150 years behind bars for violations leading to nearly US$90 million of losses at the bank.

A month after the trial of 51 defendants, most of whom were ex-bankers of the Đại Dương JSC Bank (OceanBank) opened on August 28, the Hà Nội People’s Court on Friday sentenced the bank’s former Director General Nguyễn Xuân Sơn, 54, to death for deliberate breaches of law, power abuse and graft. Tiếp tục đọc “Former OceanBank boss gets capital punishment”

New roads, bridges help southern real estate

vietnamnews Update: September, 30/2017 – 09:54

My Thuận bridge in connects Tiền Giang and Vĩnh Long provinces. Improved transport infrastructure has helped to increase real estate activity in HCM City and neighbouring southern provinces, including Long An, Đồng Nai and Bình Dương. — Photo tuoitre.vn

HCM CITY —  Improved transport infrastructure has helped to increase real estate activity in HCM City and neighbouring southern provinces, including Long An, Đồng Nai and Bình Dương.

Transport development has been one of the strong points of the property market this year, according to CBRE Việt Nam. Tiếp tục đọc “New roads, bridges help southern real estate”

High growth expected for VN’s land lot segment

vietnamnews Update: September, 30/2017

Many experts believe that the land lot segment has received significant attention from investors as evident from the increasing selling price and transaction numbers.— Photo realtimes.vn

HÀ NỘI — Many experts believe that the land lot segment has received significant attention from investors as evident from the increasing selling price and transaction numbers.

Some even expect this segment could become “hot” in the near future. Tiếp tục đọc “High growth expected for VN’s land lot segment”

Cambodian opposition MPs flee from crackdown

Al Jazeera
About half the country’s opposition members of parliament have left as government vows more arrests over alleged coup.

Opposition leader Kem Sokha was arrested on September 3 over coup allegations [Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images]

Half of Cambodia‘s opposition members of parliament have fled the country in fear of a crackdown by Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government after allegations of a US-backed coup attempt. Tiếp tục đọc “Cambodian opposition MPs flee from crackdown”

U.N. Chief Urges Myanmar to End ‘Nightmare’

 Sep 29 2017   By AFP

Newly appointed United Nations general secretary Antonio Guterres speaks to the press in Lisbon, on October 6, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / JOSE MANUEL RIBEIRO

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Antonio Guterres’ plea comes as 19 drown in Rohingya boat capsize

U.N. chief Antonio Guterres exhorted Myanmar’s leaders to end the “nightmare” faced by Rohingya refugees fleeing an army campaign, after at least 19 people drowned with scores more feared dead when a boat carrying Rohingya families capsized off Bangladesh. Tiếp tục đọc “U.N. Chief Urges Myanmar to End ‘Nightmare’”