Vietnamese movie Cha cong con (Father and Son) has been selected to be screened in late December at the World Expo 2020 Dubai, which is taking place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Poster of Vietnamese movie Cha cong con (Father and Son) The film has been adapted from a short story of the same name which was written by Luong Dinh Dung in 1995. The main character of the movie is a little boy named Ca who lives with his visually impaired father and has spent his life by the river. Ca’s entire world revolves around the river and everything associated with it. However, Ca dreams of touching the clouds and of visiting the fairyland described to him by his father. Tragically, the boy suffers from an incurable disease and cannot wait for the day his father has saved enough money to take him to the doctor. The film has won the Best Cinematography award at the 17th Milano International Film Festival, the Best Foreign Feature and Special Jury Award for … [Read more...] about “Father and Son” movie to be screened at World Expo 2020 Dubai
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Since 2010, Da Nang has identified information and communication technology as one of the three strategic breakthroughs in socio-economic development. The central city of Da Nang topped the Digital Transformation Index (DTI) rankings in 2020 for localities nationwide in all three key pillars of digital government, digital economy and digital society, according to the DTI 2020 Report released several days ago by the Ministry of Information and Communications. The DTI rankings were made based on four major sources - data from reports of ministries, ministry-level agencies, Government-run agencies and centrally-run cities and provinces in 2020; data collected from people, entrepreneurs, State officials and public servants; experts’ assessments on digital transformation and information technology; and evaluation collected through the Internet under the supervision of the Ministry of Information and Communications. The rankings aim to provide a panoramic picture on the … [Read more...] about Why has Da Nang taken the lead in digital transformation?
Da Nang calls for RoK’s investment in ICT A forum to promote investment in information and communications technology (ICT) in the central city of Da Nang from the Republic of Korea (RoK) was held virtually on November 30, bringing together representatives from over 200 enterprises and investors from the two countries. The event aims to introduce potential, advantages, preferential and investment support policies of Da Nang to RoK businesses and investors, especially in ICT, and high technology. Addressing the event, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tam said the RoK is the largest foreign investor in Vietnam with over 9,000 valid projects worth over 71.5 billion USD, including nearly 500 investment projects in the ICT field with the presence of the world's leading technology corporations such as Samsung and LG. To welcome more investments from the RoK, the Vietnamese Government has been perfecting models, mechanisms and policies to create breakthrough … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS DECEMBER 1
Vietnamese famers have average income of 3.4 million VND/month The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reported that the average income for farmers in 2020 was 43 million VND/year, which is equivalent to under 3.4 million VND/month. In the Draft Strategy for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development for the 2021-2030 period (with a vision towards 2050), the Ministry set the goal of raising farmers’ average income and reducing poverty in a sustainable manner. By 2030, the rural population’s income would have to be 3 times higher than in 2020, and poverty rate would fall by 1-1.5 %. Vietnam targets 100,000 IT enterprises, digital economy to contribute 30% GDP At a recent event in Da Nang, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tam said that Vietnam has had 58,000 ICT enterprises and has set a target for that number to reach 100,000 by 2025. "The goal is that by 2030, Vietnam will be in the top 50 countries in terms of digital governing, and its … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS DECEMBER 5
The previous edition of the Vietnam Value Programme honoured a batch of businesses that have expanded their brands to other shores The eighth selection of national brands for the Vietnam Value Programme is coming up next year, following up on the previous itineration in 2020. Back then, one of the popular contenders was TH Group, which received the honour of the national brand classification for several of its products, such as TH fresh milk, TH school, and TH true yoghurt. “The recognition from the government and ministries not only helps TH Group to assert its brand among domestic consumers but also helps us to reach the international community,” said Ngo Minh Hai, president of the group. Ensuring the domestic production chain during the pandemic has been a priority of the corporation. “However, we continue to expand production and business both at home and abroad,” Hai said. Currently, TH Group is building dairy farms and processing facilities in many provinces and … [Read more...] about Heading towards the eighth Vietnam Value Programme