Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Bangladesh Tran Van Khoa said local people’s respect and admiration for the late leader inspired the embassy’s collaboration with the Turongomi repertory dance theater in Dhaka to arrange the show. At the concert He said the joint project is an effective way to popularize Ho Chi Minh’s thoughts among Bangladeshi people and helps strengthen the two nations’ friendship. Pooja Sengupta, director and choreographer of the 40-minute art performance, said her parents told her about Ho Chi Minh when she was a child. Her admiration for the man, her visit to Vietnam in 2017 and Khoa’s encouragement led to the start of the project, she added. Najmul Sheikh, a university lecturer in Dhaka, said he was moved by the show, while Vu Thi Khanh Ly, a Vietnamese expatriate in the country, said the event taught her that Ho Chi Minh is a source of pride for not only Vietnam but also international friends. Ho … [Read more...] about Bangladeshi artists bring Ho Chi Minh’s life to stage
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A new urban area project in Go Vap district in HCM City (Photo courtesy of the project developer) HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Property experts have urged Ho Chi Minh City to issue a special policy on new urban residential complexes to prevent the rampant and unsustainable development of residential projects. The policy should address site clearance and the issuance of construction licences, they said. More than 20 years ago, Phu My Hung became the first model of a New Urban Zone in the city. Located in District 7, it covers more than 300ha, including condos, houses, villas, shopping malls, schools and hospitals. Since then, Phu My Hung has been one of the city’s most celebrated new urban areas. The residential complex is known as one of the most exclusive residential and commercial zones in the city and the entire country. More than 30,000 people live and work in the area, half of whom are foreigners. After the … [Read more...] about Special policy needed for new urban areas, residential complexes
Representatives of FWD Group and Vietcombank at the a signing ceremony held in Hà Nội on Tuesday. — Photo baodautu.vn HÀ NỘI — Insurer FWD Group confirmed on Tuesday its purchase of Vietcombank-Cardif Life Insurance (VCLI), an unit of Việt Nam’s largest listed lender by market value, Vietcombank. Vietcombank-Cardif Life Insurance is a joint venture between the bank and BNP Paribas Cardif. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals, FWD and Vietcombank said. During a signing ceremony held in Hà Nội on Tuesday, FWD Group, the insurance arm of Hong Kong billionaire Richard Li’s investment group Pacific Century, also announced the group and Vietcombank had entered into an exclusive 15-year bancassurance partnership. Under the agreement, Vietcombank would distribute FWD’s life insurance products, the bank said, without providing further financial details of the deal. But a source told … [Read more...] about FWD in insurance distribution deal with Vietcombank
She returned to Vietnam in August after Chinese authorities raided and deported undocumented immigrants. More about how she returned later. Cut to the present. In a countryside garment factory in the northern Bac Giang Province, Bien sits beside a bunch of red cloth bags. Around her dozens of other workers are making bags on sewing machines, but not Bien: Her job is to affix the company label on the bags, and she gets less than VND100,000 ($4.32) a day for it. She was given that job after failing to learn sewing despite eight days of training at the factory. "It's too difficult, I can't sew," she says. Bien is one of many Vietnamese trafficking victims rescued from China who returned lost, damaged, with little assurance their life would ever go back to the normal old days. Before being trafficked to China, she had been quite resourceful, working her family's rice field in Dong Lo Commune in Bac Giang while also attending a babysitting class. On October 2, 1991, when she was 23, Bien … [Read more...] about The plight of human trafficking survivors: Back from hell but to what?
Attending the event were Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh; VAVA President, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Rinh; Deputy Director of the General Department of Politics (GDP) of the Vietnam People's Army, Lieutenant General Le Hien Van; and representatives of departments and agencies, international friends, a large of war wounded and sick soldiers, and AO/Dioxin victims. Speaking at the event, Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh praised the achievements of VAVA organizations at all levels over the past years, and sent best wishes to AO/Dioxin victims who have tried hard to overcome difficulties and challenges in life. Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh speaking at the event He also stressed that AO/Dioxin has left serious consequences; therefore, the whole community should join hands to help AO/Dioxin victims ease their pains and difficulties in life. Through the program, the Deputy Prime Minister called on domestic and … [Read more...] about Various efforts to support AO victims