Vietnam has most adult gamers globally: report

TĐH: The question is “why?”

By Phan Anh   November 22, 2020 | 01:37 pm GMT+7Vietnam has most adult gamers globally: reportA Vietnamese man plays game on a mobile phone. Photo by Shutterstock/Tuan Hung.Vietnam has the highest number of adult gamers in the world in 2020, according to a recently released global consumer survey by German data portal Statista.

Ninety four percent of Vietnamese said they gamed at least occasionally while nearly 20 percent said they were frequent gamers, according to the Statista Global Consumer Survey.

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Faithful dog guards his master’s grave for 3 years

22/11/2020    09:50 GMT+7

A black dog in the southern province of Long An has become famous after a heartbreaking story was recently shared on social networks.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Ut, 58, from Hamlet 1, Tan Thanh commune, Tan Thanh district, Long An province, said her family began raising a black dog named Muc (Black) when her grandchild named Kiet was 2 years old.

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US, Taiwan step up economic cooperation in new dialogue

Taiwan US China Arms Sales
In this file photo released by Taiwan’s Military News Agency, Taiwan war planes are parked on a highway during an exercise to simulate a response to a Chinese attack on its airfields in Changhua in southern Taiwan. Taiwan said Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020, that recent proposed of U.S. sales of missiles and other arms systems will boost the island’s ability to credibly defend itself, amid rising threats from China. (Military News Agency via AP, File)

21 Nov 2020 02:09PM CNA


TAIPEI:  The US and Taiwan are stepping up cooperation in a newly created economic dialogue, in another move from the outgoing Trump administration to increase official exchanges with the self-ruled island.

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China turns inward in new five-year plan due foreign conflicts

China’s new five-year blueprint to be No 1.

 Finbarr Bermingham, Production Editor, Political Economy
21 November 2020

Hello again Global Impact readers,
I’m getting some help this week with the newsletter. Finbarr Bermingham, my colleague on the Political Economy desk here at the South China Morning Post, will write it and I’m sure you’ll enjoy it.This week, we explain China’s new five-year plan and its implications for Asia and the world.

New five-year blueprint shows central planning is alive and well in China

On November 3, as Americans headed to the ballot box, China’s political elite were laying out their vision for the country’s trajectory over the next five years. China’s 14th Five-Year Plan generated less buzz and was carried by fewer television networks around the world, but it may shape the global future just as much as US voters’ decision to elect Joe Biden as their next president. It enshrines many of the policies pursued under the tightening grip of Xi Jinping over recent years, around economic self-sufficiency and stability, technological independence, military strength and poverty alleviation, and was developed alongside a longer-term blueprint for governance up to 2035. Tiếp tục đọc “China turns inward in new five-year plan due foreign conflicts”