Vietnam News Agency (VNA) General Director Nguyễn Đức Lợi (right) received an Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA) award from outgoing OANA President Aslan Aslanov at the 17th OANA General Assembly in Seoul on Friday. The Vietnam News Agency and Xinhua News Agency (China) shared first prize of the OANA Award for Excellence in News Agency Quality for their Chatbot apps on e-newspaper VietnamPlus and AI Media Brain. — VNA/VNS Photo Mạnh Hùng SEOUL — General Director of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) Nguyễn Đức Lợi has highlighted the need to win public trust in the fight against fake news. Lợi yesterday addressed the 17th General Assembly of the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agency (OANA) that is taking place in the Republic of Korea (RoK) from November 6-9. In his presentation, he said fake news continues to be a major concern for news agencies and media outlets around the world – and the … [Read more...] about VNA leader suggests ways to win public trust in battle with fake news
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By Dr. Tung Bui, Faculty Director of Vietnam Executive MBA, University of Hawaii The year 2014 has been so far a great start for most of the world’s real estate markets. As 2013 was a great year for the stock markets, many investors are cashing in profits and moving some of their funds to real estate. Sell high, buy low, as one would say it. Illustrative photo. Apartment buildings in Hanoi Most notably, foreign investments in the real estate market have been just astounding. Chinese investors made the headline this morning in Australia as they spent almost $US.5.5 billion in Australia’s real estate market last year. According to ABC News in Australia, about 12% of new homes in Australia were bought by Chinese nationals in 2013. Credit Suisse reports that Chinese purchased 18% and 14% of new homes in Sydney and Melbourne respectively. Facing slower growth forecasts at home, and thanks to the new government policy called “Go Global”, Chinese are now in a … [Read more...] about NEWS BRIEF & COMMENT: Reviving the lackluster real estate in Vietnam with foreign investments?
Read what is in the news today. Politics -- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on Friday for U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and a U.S. business delegation who are in Vietnam for an official visit. -- Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh received visiting Slovenian Minister of Economic Development and Technology Zdravko Pocivalsek in Hanoi on Friday. Society -- Localities in Vietnam's south-central coast are bracing for powerful Storm Nakri, the sixth yet strongest typhoon from the East Vietnam Sea this year, which is forecast to be about 140 kilometers off the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago packing winds at up to 135 kilometers per hour as of 10:00 am on Saturday, and will be about 200 kilometers off provinces from Quang Ngai to Khanh Hoa a day later. -- The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security on Friday evening officially announced the identities of all 39 victims who were found dead in a truck … [Read more...] about Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 9
Here are today’s leading news stories: Politics -- The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO) celebrated Cambodia’s 66th Independence Day (November 9, 1953-2019) in the southern metropolis on Saturday. Society -- Tropical Storm Nakri was located 300 kilometers east of the coastline between central Quang Ngai Province and south-central Khanh Hoa Province as of 4:00 am on Sunday. It is forecast to travel northwest and make landfall in the next 24 hours. -- Police officers in the northern province of Phu Tho have arrested a man for fatally shooting his father and hiding his body near a plantation over personal conflicts on Friday morning. -- Four workers were killed and another injured after a cliff collapsed at the construction site of the Khe Tam-Khe Cham route in the northern province of Quang Ninh on Friday night, authorities confirmed on Saturday. -- A company in the north-central province of Quang Tri has been discovered dumping … [Read more...] about Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 10
Read what is in the news today: Politics — Kazakhstani Lower House Chairman Nurlan Nigmatulin will pay an official visit to Vietnam from November 13 to 15 at the invitation of Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. Society — As of the 4:00 am on Monday, a tropical depression which devolved from Storm Nakri, the sixth to have hit Vietnam this year, was positioned over Vietnam’s south-central region, packing winds at 40-50 kilometers per hour. Heavy rains are in the forecast for the whole day in the Central Highlands and southern regions on Monday. — The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV), which manages 22 airports in the country including major hubs in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang, has announced a plan to scrap road tolls on all member airports for vehicles that remain at the airport for less than 10-15 minutes for drop-off or pick-up starting January 2020. — Five suspects, including a gang leader, who allegedly took part in … [Read more...] about Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – November 11