Ian Markiewicz, a visual effects supervisor, told VnExpress that Vietnam's Golden Bridge was the source of inspiration for the design of the two-handed bridge that character Martin Tenbones rows across in the opening scenes of the film. Many Vietnamese viewers were surprised to see the bridge with two supporting hands that connects with the castle of Morpheus, because it seemed similar to the Golden Bridge in Da Nang. Vietnamese netizens were also happy about it, saying it would promote Vietnam’s tourism image among the international community. The bridge with two supporting hands appears in the opening scene of American TV series "The Sandman". Photo courtesy of Netflix Designed by architect Vu Viet Anh and his team, the bridge at the Ba Na Hills Resort in the Truong Son mountain range, is 150 meters long and 12.8 meters wide. It is held up by giant hands made of fiberglass and mesh wire. The bridge gained global fame soon after it opened in June 2018, … [Read more...] about ‘The Sandman’ inspired by Vietnam’s Golden Bridge
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Cultural industry development will be based on the principle of ensuring harmony between preservation and development (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - The Hanoi municipal Party Committee has issued a Resolution on "Developing the cultural industry in the capital in 2021-2025, with orientations to 2030 and a vision to 2045,” to promote the development of Hanoi’s culture and people in a sustainable way and meet international integration’s requirement . Culture contributes to GDP growth Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung said that the Hanoi Party Committee determines that the development of the cultural industry will be based on the development of Vietnam ese culture and people in general and the capital city in particular. This will maximise cultural and human resource s, creating endogenous strength - an important driving force - for the sustainable development of the capital. Developing the cultural industry is a priority of the socio-economic … [Read more...] about Cultural industry to be source of sustainable development in Hanoi
Two Vietnamese artists, who were accused of raping a British girl on Majorca island in Spain at the end of June, have returned to Vietnam after a local court returned their passports, Spanish media reported on Sunday. Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Ta Quang Dong confirmed their return on Monday morning. Spain’s Ultima Hora and Majorca Daily Bulletin newspapers reported on Sunday that the Provincial Court of Palma in Majorca decided to return the passports of two Vietnamese citizens accused of “sexually abusing a 17-year-old” on August 3. No additional information was reported about the conclusions drawn by investigators or the court. The two, a musician and an actor, were arrested on June 25 after a 17-year-old British girl reported an alleged rape at a hotel in Sant Elm, Majorca, according to Majorca Daily Bulletin. She had met the men at a restaurant on June 24. They went to the beach, where she said they began to get intimate, and then came to … [Read more...] about Vietnamese artists accused of raping British girl in Spain return home: culture ministry
The actress stood out in a luxurious sequin embroidered satin silk outfit at the movie premiere on Aug. 1 in Los Angeles. The cut-out detail at the waist and deep neckline helped the actor show off her sexy curves. To complete the look, she paired the gown with a necklace by British jewelry designer Shaun Leane and a wet look hairstyle and wavy tail inspired by the 1920s. Actress Joey King wears a dress designed by Cong Tri to the 'Bullet Train' movie premiere in Los Angeles, Aug. 1, 2022. Photo courtesy of the actress's Instagram The design is part of Cong Tri's Fall Winter 2022 collection that appeared in American Vogue in May. In mid-July, the actress contacted the Vietnamese designer to do some tailoring for the dress. The action-comedy film 'Bullet Train' reportedly cost $90 million to make. It was directed by David Leitch, who also directed blockbuster Deadpool 2. In addition to Brad Pitt and Joey King, the film stars many big names like Sandra Bullock, … [Read more...] about American actress dons Cong Tri creation at red carpet event
Police officers on May 18, 2009 announced a decision to deport Viet Tan member Nguyen Van Be, a Vietnamese in Australia. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Viet Tan terrorist organization has made use of the internet, especially social media, to conduct propaganda and entice people to join its disguised groups on the internet. Under the cover of making social criticism and struggling for democracy, national sovereignty and territorial integrity, those groups in fact spread distorted information on the Party and State’s policies and guidelines in order to spur the hostile attitude among a part of the people. Making use of East Sea situation to undermine the administration Recently, using the complicated developments in the East Sea after China brought its survey vessels into Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone, Viet Tan coordinated with other reactionary groups and associations to hold a series of demonstrations in many countries in order to incite its members and political … [Read more...] about What’s new in Viet Tan’s schemes?
VCs are backing startups in everything from video games to healthcare insurance services, Photo: Djinn Guild Nano Technologies, a Vietnamese pioneer that lets workers access their wages through its Vui App platform, successfully secured $6.4 million last week in an oversubscribed pre-Series A round led by Singapore-headquartered venture capital firm (VC) OpenSpace. New investors in the round included Partech Partners, Tekton Ventures, IT Farma, and Sketchnote Partners, in addition to Golden Gate Ventures (GGV), FEBE Ventures, ACE & Company, and more. The fresh funding round comes a year after Nano Technologies raised $3 million in its seed funding round, led by returning investors GGV and Venturra Discovery, noted Dealstreetasia. Previous to its involvement in Nano Technologies, OpenSpace has also invested in other Vietnam’s startups, such as edtech Topica and Finhay. Finhay, a domestic digital investment platform, bagged a $25 million Series B round co-led by … [Read more...] about Indicators ripe for wave of tech startup successes