ĐÁM CƯỚI BÁNH MÌ

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Hòa mời riêng một số bạn bè thân – toàn ở lứa U70 như anh – dự một buổi tiệc đơn sơ tại nhà, nói là ngày kỷ niệm 40 năm chung sống của vợ chồng anh. Vừa khai tiệc, một ông bạn nhiều chuyện có ý kiến ngay:

“Các bạn ơi, như kỷ niệm ngày cưới ở năm thứ 40 anh Hòa chị Lụa đây thì Tây họ gọi là đám cưới Hồng Ngọc, còn kỷ niệm 45 năm là Đám cưới Lam Ngoc, kỷ niệm 50 năm là đám cưới Vàng, 60 năm thì đám cưới Kim Cương…. Thôi, ai chớ tui giờ phải lo để dành tiền để tương lai còn dự mấy đám ngọc lam, vàng, kim cương kia nữa!” Continue reading “ĐÁM CƯỚI BÁNH MÌ”

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Vietnam’s capital market increasingly attractive

Last update 17:12 | 27/10/2017

With its steady economic growth, political stability, a youthful population, and equitisation of State-owned enterprises, Viet Nam’s securities market is attractive to investors, the Gateway to Vietnam Conference heard in HCM City on October 25.

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Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh speaks at Gateway to Vietnam 2017, which is being held in HCM City from October 25-27, with the participation of 25 Vietnamese leading companies together with nearly 200 domestic and foreign investment funds.

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh said the country’s population of nearly 100 million, of whom 60 per cent are under 35, is a source of cheap and skilled labour. Continue reading “Vietnam’s capital market increasingly attractive”

Một ca sĩ khiếm thị bị từ chối mở thẻ ATM

(PL)- Có thể ngân hàng lo cho sự an toàn của người khiếm thị nhưng việc từ chối mở thẻ ATM cho họ là sai luật

Ngày 14-10, ca sĩ khiếm thị Hà Văn Đông đến phòng giao dịch của Vietcombank ở đường Cộng Hòa, quận Tân Bình, TP.HCM để mở tài khoản ATM. Tuy nhiên, yêu cầu của anh đã bị từ chối.

Anh Đông bày tỏ với Pháp Luật TP.HCM:Tuy khiếm thị nhưng tôi không mất năng lực hành vi dân sự. Tôi xoay xở làm được mọi việc trong cuộc sống của mình. Tôi nghĩ không nên phân biệt đối xử với người khiếm thị”. Continue reading “Một ca sĩ khiếm thị bị từ chối mở thẻ ATM”

Nearly 500 Vietnamese primary students hospitalized after drinking free chocolate milk

A traditional program that offers Nestle’s Milo chocolate for free sent the children to hospitalBy Tuoi Tre News

October 27, 2017, 16:52 GMT+7

​Nearly 500 Vietnamese primary students hospitalized after drinking free chocolate milk
An ambulance arrives at Lai Hieu Elementary School in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang on October 27, 2017. Photo: Tuoi Tre

Nearly 500 students of two elementary schools in Hau Giang Province, located in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, have been hospitalized over food poisoning after having a popular malted chocolate drink at school.

About 30 minutes after drinking Nestle’s Milo at around 7:00 am on Friday, students at Lai Hieu Elementary School in the namesake ward of Nga Bay Town started showing such symptoms as nausea, stomachache, dizziness, and diarrhea. Continue reading “Nearly 500 Vietnamese primary students hospitalized after drinking free chocolate milk”

US Senate confirms new ambassador to Vietnam

Daniel Kritenbrink of Virginia will succeed Ted Osius as the U.S. ambassador to Vietnam

By Tuoi Tre News

October 27, 2017, 11:46 GMT+7

​US Senate confirms new ambassador to Vietnam
Daniel Kritenbrink, the new U.S. ambassador to Vietnam

The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Daniel Kritenbrink, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, to be the U.S. ambassador to Vietnam.

The nomination was made at a Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday morning (local time), according to an agenda posted by the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

More than two dozen nominations for U.S. ambassador posts in other countries were made at the same meeting. Continue reading “US Senate confirms new ambassador to Vietnam”

Vietnamese scholar ranked among Asia’s top scientists

She was praised for research in biofuelBy Tuoi Tre News

October 27, 2017, 15:04 GMT+7

​Vietnamese scholar ranked among Asia’s top scientists
Associate Professor and Doctor Le Kim Phung. Photo: Tuoi Tre

A female Vietnamese scholar has been named among this year’s top 100 scientists in Asia by the Singaporean magazine Asian Scientists. 

Associate Professor and Doctor Le Kim Phung, 42, vice dean of Faculty of Chemical Engineering at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, was included in the Asian Scientist 100 list for her research in producing biofuel from agricultural waste. Continue reading “Vietnamese scholar ranked among Asia’s top scientists”

MoIT initiates probe into Khaisilk fraud

vietnamnews Update: October, 27/2017 – 09:00

The Minister of Industry and Trade, Trần Tuấn Anh, on Thursday asked the Department of Market Watch to look into the origin of products of the Khaisilk Group following a complaint that it was selling products made in China.— Photo zing.vn

HÀ NỘI — The Minister of Industry and Trade, Trần Tuấn Anh, on Thursday asked the Department of Market Watch to look into the origin of products of the Khaisilk Group — a top Vietnamese silk brand — following a complaint that it was selling products made in China.

Anh also asked the department to clarify the signs of violating regulations of goods origin and trade fraud in the scandal. Continue reading “MoIT initiates probe into Khaisilk fraud”

Ahead of Trump trip, China urges US not to allow Taiwan president in

China urged the United States on Friday not to permit Taiwan’s president to travel through U.S. territory en route to the island’s diplomatic allies in the Pacific, a sensitive visit shortly ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s trip to Beijing.

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen gives a speech during the National Day celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

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BEIJING/TAIPEI: China urged the United States on Friday not to permit Taiwan’s president to travel through U.S. territory en route to the island’s diplomatic allies in the Pacific, a sensitive visit shortly ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s trip to Beijing.

China considers democratic Taiwan to be a wayward province ineligible for state-to-state relations and has never renounced the use of force to bring the island under its control. Continue reading “Ahead of Trump trip, China urges US not to allow Taiwan president in”