Van Oanh Google, the search engine accounting for up to 90% of the advertising revenues in Vietnam, has never announced its revenues as well as growth rates in the Vietnamese market. However, some experts and partners estimated Google's revenues earned last year at some US$40 million compared to around US$25 million recorded in 2012. Nguyen Khanh Trinh, director of CleverAds Co., said that CleverAds obtained revenues of US$6 million last year, up 160% year-on-year, with around 70-80% of the firm's revenues sourced from advertising deals with Google. According to Trinh, though CleverAds saw a 160% growth rate last year, such growth was lower than in previous years. Google has two sources of advertising revenues in Vietnam, with around 80% of the revenues obtained from keyword advertising of enterprises on the Google website while the rest from advertising partners. Keyword advertising growth in Vietnam is attributed to enterprises and individuals getting to know more about this … [Read more...] about Keyword advertising grows well
VGP - On the occasion of the 60th year of diplomatic establishment between Việt Nam and Albania, State President Nguyễn Minh Triết and PM Nguyễn Tấn Dũng on Wednesday separately cabled their messages of greetings to Albania's President Bamir Topi and PM Sali Berisha respectively. State President Nguyễn Minh Triết conveyed his greetings to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on the occasion of the 31st National Day of the Islamic Republic of Iran (February 10, 2010). The Vietnamese head of state also cabled his congratulations to Mr. Ivo Josipovic upon the latter's selection as the new President of the Republic of Croatia for the term of 2010-2015. On these occasions, Deputy PM, FM Phạm Gia Khiêm sent his congratulatory messages to Albanian FM Ilir Meta and to Iranian FM Manouchehr Mottaki. By Hải Minh … [Read more...] about Leaders convey greetings to foreign top politicians
German professor Ute Meta Bauer is set to give a talk on contemporary art at Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and the Humanities later today, Nov 2. The talk, titled "Other knowledge", will take place at Hall D.404 at 6pm. Prof Bauer will present and discuss the practice of art worldwide as well as the integration among various art fields, such as films, photos and sounds in today's contemporary art. The event is part of the project initiated by San Art, a popular art destination for both locals and expats in HCMC. Under the project, which aims to boost local artists' inspiration and artistic creativity, eight experts in different art fields such as fine arts, history, literature and architecture will be invited to the exchanges. Prof. Bauer is currently Dean of Fine Art at the Royal College of Art, London. Since 2005 Professor Bauer has served as tenured Professor and Director of MIT's Visual Arts Program. She has worked for over two decades as a curator of … [Read more...] about German expert to talk on contemporary art in HCMC
Below are some of the main stories published today, November 2, in the Vietnamese press. Politics -- At the ongoing sixth session of the National Assembly in Hanoi, NA deputies on Friday continued their discussion on the implementation of the 2013 socio-economic development plan and plan for 2014. They also reviewed the progress of the master plan on economic restructuring and the 2011-2015 socio-economic development plan and focused on the Government's use of economic stimulation packages and fiscal policies, credit growth, bad debts, public investment and tax-related issues. The meeting also discussed other issues including medical ethics, healthcare, health insurance, and poverty reduction. Society -- Typhoon Krosa is moving closer to the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Island in the East Sea, packing winds of up to 133 kph. The storm will continue moving towards Central Vietnam and may hit the Thua Thien-Hue Province in a few days to come, according to local and international … [Read more...] about Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – November 2
Fun painting activities with VinGallery On Thursday VinGallery will host a Canvas & Wine event at the new VinSpace Garage, 95 Pasteur Street, District 1 where guests can try to paint a self-portrait in the style of Picasso. With a little guidance from experts, they promise guests will be able to let go of their inhibitions and express themselves with ease. Guests can paint an imaginary image of themselves or even try to paint the person they see in the mirror. A similar event will be held at VinSpace, 6 Le Van Mien in District 2 on November 7 which will focus on Henri Matisse. VinSpace Students' Art Exhibition will take place from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. on November 9 at VinGallery. This is a great opportunity to celebrate the artistic talent of both adults and children, and to raise money for charity at the same time with students of VinSpace Art Studio's works up for grabs. There is also an Art Market at the same venue on November 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. German curator … [Read more...] about Russian Cultural Days to be launched in Nov.