After acquisition of Mobicast and Reddi, can Masan become the “Reliance Jio” of Vietnam? On September 21, The Sherpa, a subsidiary of Masan Group Corporation, announced an investment of $13 million to acquire a 70-per-cent stake in mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Mobicast and officially expand to the telecommunications sector. This is Masan's first step into the digital services sector. Mobicast's services target tech-savvy customers with great demand for data usage and digital lifestyle. As a result, the startup can help Masan to complete its offline-to-online offerings of necessities and financial services. An MVNO offers a fast and cost-efficient system to build transmission and reception network infrastructure. Besides this, an MVNO is considered a catalyst for competition in the mobile telecommunications market. MVNO players will develop value-added services on mobile devices, helping to improve quality and diversify experiences. It is estimated that necessities … [Read more...] about After acquisition of Mobicast and Reddi, can Masan become the “Reliance Jio” of Vietnam?
The exhibition, entitled “Education of the Nguyen Dynasty - Remaining Echoes”, introduces to viewers more than 100 unique documents selected from the precious collection of Records of Royal and Woodblocks of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945) that are currently being kept at the National Archives Centre 1. It features five topics, including the school opening ceremony, the Nguyen Dynasty’s schools, the teachers, the study and examinations, and talent nourishment. The materials and images on display will help viewers gain a more detailed understanding of the study and exams well as the relationship between teachers and students under the Nguyen Dynasty. Tran Thi Mai Huong, Director of the National Archives Centre I under the Department of State Records and Archives, said: "Genuine evidence from archival documents shows the importance of education during the Nguyen Dynasty, especially during the reign of Emperor Tu Duc." A highlight of the exhibition is a short film titled … [Read more...] about Exhibition sheds light on education system under Nguyen Dynasty
The digitalisation and technological transformation are speeded up during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The COVID-19 pandemic does not slow down technological transformation or digitisation, but in fact speeds them up, companies said. Speaking to Vietnam News , Angus Liew, General Director of Gamuda Land Ho Chi Minh City, said: “ Digitisation is the future of mankind, not only for real estate but also for all other business sectors, and people’s lifestyles as well. It’s an irreversible trend. Nowadays we can see everyone is talking about AI, industry 4.0, etc.” Technology was the backbone nowadays and governed every aspect of doing business, from operational systems to mechanisms to interact with customers. His company had put a lot of efforts and resources into developing technology and innovation. “ Technological transformation is one of our top priorities,” he said. Soon, possibly in the first quarter of 2022, Gamuda Land Vietnam … [Read more...] about Pandemic speeds up digitisation, technology transformation
Secretary of the Ha Nam Provincial Youth Union Organization said that after receiving the news, the organization quickly implemented procedures to present the certificate of merit to the serviceman. The award is to promptly recognize and honor Thu’s courage and self-forgetfulness for others. His action contributed to beautifying the images of Uncle Ho’s soldiers, who are always willing to help and protect people in any circumstances. The official hoped that youngsters of the locality will follow Thu’s example to do meaningful activities and develop the community good lifestyle. As reported by the People’s Army Newspaper previously, on the way back home from his office on September 17, Captain Ngo Van Thu saw many people shouting to rescue a woman drowning in the river. Without hesitation, he jumped into the river from Chau Son Bridge to save the victim. He quickly swam towards the victim, grabbed her back of the neck and lifted her head out of the water to ensure her safety. … [Read more...] about Ha Nam Provincial Youth Union honors brave serviceman
The unfulfilled love story of Vietnam’s late talented songwriter Trinh Cong Son and a Japanese woman will be made into a movie, the film’s director and producer announced at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday. The event, attended by filmmaker Phan Gia Nhat Linh and producer Nguyen Quang Dung – whose father was a close friend to Trinh Cong Son, and the late composer’s younger sister Trinh Vinh Trinh, was held days ahead of the 18th anniversary of his death. Born in 1939, Trinh Cong Son was a prolific songwriter, composing over 600 songs which thematically range from love, human fate to war sorrow. Most of the songs are about love, conveying melancholy and elements of symbolism. Phan Gia Nhat Linh will direct the first-ever feature film about Son, with the late songwriter’s family having rejected several requests to bring his life to the big screen, it was announced at yesterday’s conference. Filmmaker Nguyen Quang Dung (first right), director Phan Gia … [Read more...] about Broken love story of Vietnam’s Trinh Cong Son, Japanese woman to hit silver screen