Children all over Việt Nam are out of school and excited about the summer holiday. How are they going to spend their free time? Phương Mai, San Hà and Ngọc Diệp talk to kids and their parents. Huỳnh Phong Sơn, a 12-year-old student from HCM City’s Hóc Môn District, says his parents want him to spend time on physical activities this summer. But that’s not all. He’s taking English and singing classes as well. “I play football with my neighbours every afternoon, and I swim with my cousins and friends on the weekends,” Sơn says. Though his family plans to travel this summer, he prefers to take part in summer camps and activities at cultural houses. “I can meet new friends and learn new things through fun activities.” To meet children’s needs, cultural houses, theatres and amusement parks in the city are preparing many kinds of programmes to welcome Children’s Day on … [Read more...] about What do kids want to do this summer?
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Pop star Sơn Tùng M-TP performs in his MV, Chạy Ngay Đi (Run Now), a production about youth and their conflicts in love and life. His MV has been nominated for the 14th Cống Hiến (Devotion) Prize for Best Music Video presented annually by Thể Thao & Văn Hóa newspaper. (Photo courtesy of the producer) By Thu Anh HCM CITY— Three music videos (MV) in electropop by young singers have been nominated for the 2018 Cống Hiến (Devotion) Award for Best MV by Việt Nam News Agency’s Thể Thao & Văn Hóa (Sports & Culture) newspaper. Pop star Sơn Tùng M-TP's Chạy Ngay Đi (Run Now) is about youth and their conflicts in love and life. Tùng wrote the song and performs on the MV, which was produced by Korean professionals. The singer invited Davika Hoorne, a famous fashion model and TV actress in Thailand, perform in his MV. “Tùng makes … [Read more...] about Electropop productions nominated as best MV of the year
Viet Nam News by Hồ Anh Thái Not only did Hốt finally manage to buy a television, it was even a colour set. One evening his two brats went to visit their grandparents and his wife slunk off to meet her boss, the manager of the Bần Tộc government hotel. Hốt wondered why she was sneaking in and out of the house so often these days. The campaign against corruption was in full swing across the country. Maybe the two of them were covering something up. Left alone in the house, he turned on the television and grabbed a novel. He read inattentively, listening with half an ear to the TV. His eyes swept up from the book when a fashion show came onto the screen. The models appeared to be amateurs, their movements exaggerated and artificial, their arms flapping loose. They tripped clumsily over their own feet like puppets jerked by strings. The last model was a girl in a two-piece bathing suit. She threw a clumsily seductive look at the camera, turned to … [Read more...] about The Goat Meat Special
Nine people were hurt, one seriously, when a man deliberately ploughed his car into crowds celebrating New Year's Eve along a famous Tokyo street, police and media said Tuesday (Jan 1). The incident happened as people were celebrating the New Year in Tokyo AFP/JIJI PRESS With an "intent to murder", a man identified as 21-year-old Kazuhiro Kusakabe drove a small vehicle into Takeshita Street in Tokyo's fashion district of Harajuku at 10 minutes past midnight, a police spokesman said. According to national broadcaster NHK, Kusakabe told police he was acting in "retribution for the death penalty" without giving more precise details. NHK footage showed a small box vehicle with a smashed front and paramedics carrying people on stretchers into ambulances. Local media said a container with kerosine inside was found in the rental car, where the attack occurred. The attacker reportedly drove the vehicle from the western region of Osaka. One witness told NHK it was a "ghastly scene". … [Read more...] about 9 hurt as car rams into crowd at famed Tokyo street on New Year
The French built the Saigon Central Post Office in the 1886-1891 period. Located then on Cong Xa Paris Street, District 1, the building, designed by a French architect, combines European and East Asian styles. According to the HCMC Department of Culture and Sports, the Post Office has been listed as a national monument since 2010. Visitors have many things to admire about this, starting with its architectural features. It also functions as a museum in how it allows visitors to explore the history of Saigon, be it a mailbox, an old-fashioned telephone booth or a hundred-year-old bench. The façade of the building has arched windows with a domed top and European-style decor. The domed ceiling creates a sense of spaciousness even when the building is crowded. The large arch is supported by four pillars located at four corners. Each pillar supports four iron rails spreading out on four sides. In the hall, there are 14 telephone booths that are no longer in use, having become … [Read more...] about Saigon building rings history with 100-year-old telephone booths