Hoang Nam (L), explores dangerous destinations and films his travels to upload on his channel. Photo courtesy of Hoang Nam But it happened, and he received the gold play button from the video platform in February certifying his channel had got a million subscribers. Five years ago Nam, 35, began exploring mysterious destinations and religious places that most people did not dare visit. He used to work for a radio station and became known to the public in 2014 when he took part in a television game show that involved bike racing and carrying out missions around Vietnam. But Nam wanted to seek answers to questions and mysteries that no book described. With his camera he started to film and narrate his experiences and upload the videos on Youtube. Over the years his energy and determination in decoding mysteries have been inspiring many people. Once he climbed up a mountain to search for a 1,000-year-old coffin of a Chinese official left in a cave in northern Vietnam. He had to use a … [Read more...] about For Youtuber stars, adulation and hatred go hand in hand
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To get ahead in the competition with Grab, Go-Viet needs a strategy other than “burning money” to increase its market share, especially as they are running on a tighter budget than Grab. Go-Viet is slowing down the competitive push against Grab Entering Vietnam on August 1, 2018 through Ho Chi Minh City, Go-Viet has been competing in the local motorcycle ride-hailing market with the two main strategies of price competition and building an image of a small Vietnamese company challenging Grab in a David and Goliath set up. They "burned" their money through launching a loud promotion campaign offering rides for only VND5,000 ($0.22) for eight kilometres and charging no commission for drivers. At the same time, the firm tried to tie its brand closer to the market by taking on the red of the Vietnamese flag, contrasting with the green of Grab. Thanks to the attractive incentives, Go-Viet quickly captured the hearts of both customers and drivers. Go-Viet's leader stated … [Read more...] about Go Viet running out of gas?
The pop-up eatery in Duc Co district in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai is funded by Le Thanh Border Guard Station soldiers, who want to help local Jrai ethnic students to stay in school. Launched in June 2012, the soldiers serve food daily to 14 to 16 students from local Tran Phu Primary School, Nguyen Trai Secondary School and Nguyen Truong To High School. Jrai ethnic students enjoy meal prepared by solders. Besides, each student receives a monthly assistance of VND 500,000 (USD 21.5) from the soldiers. Sitting around a small table, they happily enjoy hot and savory food cooked by the amateur chefs. Ro Ma H’Duoi, a seventh grader and her tenth grade brother Ro Ma Khai have been diners for three years. Khai said that they had to ride some ten kilometers a day from home to school. “After school, we do housework and pick coffee beans to help parents,” he said. The distance and life’s challenges, however, don’t stop them from … [Read more...] about Border guard soldiers help students go to school
After the draw in Kuala Lumpur, international media expressed regret as coach Park Hang-seo's side could not maintain their 2-0 lead, gained after the first 25 minutes, being forcing to a draw with the resurgent hosts in a dramatic game. Media agencies around the Asia have reported on the exciting match with four goals divided equally between the two sides, in which Vietnam is considered the more dominant side ahead of the return leg, thanks to two away goals. FOX Sports Asia reported that Malaysia faced a lot of difficulties to penetrate into the visitors’ defensive line, who had conceded only two goals before the final first leg. “The Golden Dragons easily dealt with the Malaysian attacking duo of Norshahrul Idlan Talaha and Zaquan Adha. The two experienced frontmen were completely played out of the game, leaving the home side with a disadvantage,” they said. Malaysia, however, was fortunate to score two goals from two dead ball situations. Shahrul Saad headed in a … [Read more...] about Two away goals crucial for Vietnam into AFF Cup final return leg
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Israeli agriculture firms are getting more interested in entering the Vietnamese agriculture sector to assist local farmers and companies become high-tech. Israel is a country that possesses a modern and creative agriculture sector that has made significant achievements, given the country’s harsh natural conditions such as lack of fresh water and high desertification, according to Vice Chairman of Hà Nội People’s Committee Nguyễn Doãn Toản. “Hà Nội expects Israeli businesses, which always pioneer to apply technologies in agricultural production, will help the city develop its own hi-tech agriculture sector,” he said at a conference on Wednesday. “The city has in recent years enhanced the application of technologies in producing, storing and processing agricultural products, but the work has remained modest,” Toản said. “There are still few number of … [Read more...] about Israel helping farmers go high-tech