Viet Nam News By Paul Kennedy It’s through gritted teeth and while in great pain I am going to admit the following. Manchester United is a very good football club. There, I’ve said it. Being from Liverpool it is part of my DNA to hate all things Red Devil. The rivalry between Liverpool and Manchester United is as intense as any in football. Inter/AC Milan, Celtic/Rangers, Boca Juniors/River Plate. All great games, great teams and great rivals, but there’s something about the match between the two teams from the North West of England that puts it head and shoulders above the rest. For large chunks of the 1970s and 1980s Liverpool were the top team in England and Europe, then along came a tough-talking, no-nonsense Scot by the name of Alex Ferguson. He vowed to “knock Liverpool off its perch,” and he did. United won 38 trophies under Ferguson between 1986 and 2013. There’s a stand named after him at Old Trafford and a statue in his honour outside … [Read more...] about Are we really all united in our hatred?
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Lenovo and a different genetic code Duc Tam Ivan Cheung, Lenovo’s executive director and regional general manager for Central Asia-Pacific In 2015, Lenovo was recognized by Boston Consulting Group as one of the 50 most innovative companies worldwide. At the Consumer Electronics Show CES 2017, the company continued to win 62 different awards. Since 2011, the company has been a pioneer in developing the multi-mode laptop YOGA with a cutting-edge 360-degree hinge technology. Consumers are awestruck by the creativity of Lenovo, a company which was set up in China but has gone global for over 10 years. Rome was not built in a day Lenovo was born in China in 1984 with the original name of New Technology Developer Inc. After a period of development, the company has secured their foothold in the domestic market. However, it was not until 2005 the Lenovo brand had become popular worldwide following the acquisition of IBM’s personal computer production, including … [Read more...] about Lenovo and a different genetic code
Viet Nam News A schoolgirl in the southern province of Bình Định has legs that have not grown properly. Nguyễn Thị Mai Gái was not happy at school. Those sad days ended when a nice child decided to be her friend and help her. Other children started to do the same, which made Gái become happier. By Ánh Hường Over the past eight years, Nguyễn Thúy Nga has carried her best friend and classmate, Nguyễn Thị Mai Gái, to school every day, over a distance of more than four kilometres. "I have always been ready to be by Gái's side and take her everywhere she wants. Unfortunately, due to a deformity, she is unable to use her legs. So, I wanted to become her 'legs'," says Nga, a ninth-grader at the Cát Hải Secondary School, in the southern province of Bình Định. Gái is the oldest child of four and was born with a deformity in her legs meaning she is unable to walk. All of Gái's daily activities need the support of her parents and grandmother. "I couldn't go out like other people, which … [Read more...] about Helpful friends make a difference
Vietnam Cable Television, or VTVcab, will terminate live broadcasts of UEFA Champions League matches starting Wednesday, due to continued copyright infringement from local websites and TV stations. Vietnam Cable Television, or VTVcab, will terminate live broadcasts of UEFA Champions League matches starting Wednesday, due to continued copyright infringement from local websites and TV stations. VTVcab is currently the only service entitled to the live broadcasting of the competition within Vietnam during the 2016-18 period. The news came in a VTVcab announcement on Tuesday, in which the service provider said South Korea-based KJ Investment Group Inc., which provides its license to the tournament’s live broadcasts, had disconnected signals over worries of piracy. VTVcab will also stop live-broadcasting UEFA Europa League games for the same cause. This is the second time VTVcab’s airing of UEFA Champions League games has been interrupted for this reason. Last March, KJ … [Read more...] about Vietnam cable TV forced to stop airing Champions League games over piracy
The National Hockey League will not participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. — AFP Photo Viet Nam News NEW YORK — The National Hockey League announced Monday that it will not shut down its regular season to allow top players to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The NHL had sent players to the past five Winter Olympics, starting with the Nagano Games in 1998, interrupting the season to do so. But the break was unpopular with club owners, and the league said attempts to negotiate a deal with other interested parties including the International Olympic Committee, the International Ice Hockey Federation and the NHL Players’ Association (NHLPA) had failed. "A number of months have now passed and no meaningful dialogue has materialized," the league said in a statement. "Instead, the IOC has now expressed the position that the NHL’s participation in Beijing in 2022 is conditioned on our participation in … [Read more...] about NHL won’t participate in 2018 Olympic Games