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Samsung Thai Nguyen vows to employ more people in VN:

May 24th, 2017

Samsung Electronics Vietnam Thai Nguyen says it will continue to expand its production scale, creating jobs for Vietnamese and increasing export turnover. A company representative said that by the end of 2016, its total investment had reached US$7.5 billion and disbursement was 87 per cent of the total.



Tracy Rector's Indigenous Centered Perspectives Series Presents...:

May 24th, 2017

On Friday May 26, the Paramount Theatre 's hosting Rumble + Re:definition , which includes a free screening of the revelatory documentary Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World and an art exhibit called Indigenous Centered Perspectives , curated by Stranger Genius Tracy Rector . This SIFF -affiliated event is a fortuitous conjunction of cinematic and visual art that vividly portrays important cultural contributions made by Native Americans.



The Supreme Court Reverses Decades-Old Venue Precedent and Re-affirms Fourco:

May 24th, 2017

Setting up a major shift in patent litigation, the Supreme Court in T.C. Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC , today rejected the long-standing Federal Circuit precedent of VE Holding Corp. v.



Trailer: Blood Road - The story of Rebecca Rusch's search for...:

May 23rd, 2017

From Red Bull: Blood Road follows the journey of ultra-endurance mountain bike athlete Rebecca Rusch and her Vietnamese riding partner, Huyen Nguyen, as they pedal 1,200 miles along the infamous Ho Chi Minh Trail through the dense jungles of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. Their goal: to reach the site where Rebecca's father, a U.S. Air Force pilot, was shot down in Laos more than 40 years earlier.



Budget airline soars in Vietnam, but no more bikini-clad models:

May 23rd, 2017

Budget carrier VietJet used to be best known for its rather un-Marxist promotional gimmick of flying bikini-clad models on its airplanes. "The first time we did it we were fined $1,000 by the civil aviation authority," said chief executive and founder Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao.



Vietnam's response to climate change? A shrimp and mangrove cocktail:

May 23rd, 2017

Like other shrimp farmers here in this lush, canal-lined province in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, Nguyen Van A can instantly rattle off the precise percentage of saltwater in which crustaceans grow best. And at the moment, he insists with a smile, everybody knows that Ben Tre Province has the best brackish water in the world.



VNDIRECT Securities chooses Horizon for warrants & futures market making:

May 23rd, 2017

Horizon Software , the leading global provider of electronic trading and investment management technology, today announced that VNDIRECT Securities has chosen Horizon for warrants and futures market making on the HNX and HOSE . Ekaluck Chaiyaporn, ASEAN Sales Director at Horizon, said: "We are excited to be an integral part of Vietnam's futures and warrants trading, which will be launched later this year.



Reps move to get more revenue sources for maritime sector:

May 23rd, 2017

SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, yesterday revealed that as part of efforts of the House to improve Nigeria's revenue sources, eight laws related to the maritime sector were undergoing amendments to position it for optimum performance. Speaking at a public hearing organised by the House Committee on Ports, Harbours and Waterways on eight maritime industry-related Bills in the National Assembly, the Speaker noted that when passed, they will address issues that have impeded the ability of the sector to be a major source of foreign exchange the country is in dire need of.



Twice-wounded vet Memorial Day speaker:

May 23rd, 2017

Marvin Grimm, who treated wounded Marines and served with them in combat as a Navy hospital corpsman during the Vietnam War, can speak from personal experience about the meaning of Memorial Day.



Senior official calls on youth to cement China-Vietnam ties:

May 23rd, 2017

Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao on Monday called on youth from China and Vietnam to carry forward traditional friendship and actively take part in building the Belt and Road. Li, who is also a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, made the remarks when meeting with a Vietnamese youth delegation led by Le Quoc Phong, first secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union's Central Committee.



Rihanna 'Over' Drake After He Calls Nicki Minaj The...:

May 22nd, 2017

The BBMAs were huge for Drake! He flirted with countless stars and he declared his love for Nicki Minaj! Did that bother his ex, Rihanna? - Hell no! HollywoodLife.com has EXCLUSIVELY learned that Rih's never been happier without Drake. BUT, she wants Nicki to know one thing The Billboard Music Awards were about more than just good music on May 21. The show was all about Drake , 30 - from his record 13 BBMAs, to his squad-deep crew.



Naturally Cooled Concrete House:

May 22nd, 2017

The Vietnamese firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects recently completed the so-called Binh House in Ho Chi Minh City. While it is made of concrete, which is not the most sustainable material, they have found a way to cool it naturally.



Dream Hotel Group To Triple Existing Portfolio By 2022:

May 22nd, 2017

Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group, home to its Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and soon-to-launch Unscripted Hotels brands, today announced another year of unprecedented international growth with nine new hotels expected to open in new destinations by the end of 2020. "We signed more new hotel deals in the last six months than any other year in the company's history," said Dream Hotel Group chairman Sant Singh Chatwal.



Nestle officially opens Vietnam MILO plant:

May 22nd, 2017

Executive vice president in charge of zone Asia Oceania Africa, Wan Ling Martello, and Nestle Vietnam's managing director Ganesan Ampalavanar officially opened the new facility, located in the Thang Long II Industrial Zone of Hung Yen. The plant has been built to create more than 200 new jobs and many more indirect jobs in Hung Yen province.



Vietnam maintains deepwater fishing ban:

May 22nd, 2017

Vietnam is maintaining the ban on deep-water fishing in four central provinces one year after a Taiwanese-owned steel plant discharged toxins into the sea and caused the country's worst environmental disaster. State-run Tuoi Tre newspaper has quoted Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh as saying fishermen should not fish for seafood in deep water within 20 nautical miles from the coast in the four provinces until the Ministry of Health finds it safe to eat and maritime resources restored.



TPP11 demonstrate unity in Vietnam:

May 21st, 2017

Trade Minister Todd McClay has welcomed a joint statement from the TPP 11 countries saying it shows unity between the 11 and important next steps for the agreement. "This outcome was better than we might have hoped for.



Feature: Hanoi citizens satisfied with quality of first urban light...:

May 20th, 2017

The elderly man made himself one of the first local citizens to visit the on-display La Khe Station and the sample train, part of the capital's first light rail line Cat Linh-Ha Dong which has now come closer to its completion. The line, with a total length of around 13 km and runs through 12 stations, has the sixth bureau of China Railway Engineering Corporation as the EPC contractor.



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