YouTubers can make money if they have one million or more followers. Can theatres and art troupes do this? Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung This was the question raised by Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung at a forum on "The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the drastic actions by the culture, sports and tourism sector". Le Minh Tuan, Deputy Head of the Department of Performing Arts, said the pandemic has become so serious that it has gone beyond a traditional crisis. It has posed challenges to the performing arts. However, the agency has changed the way of thinking and approach in performing art works. It has encouraged art troupes across the country to arrange and perform art programs with attractive content, eye-catching design and reasonable duration on technological platforms, such as YouTube and other social networks to attract a large audience. The head of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) recognized … [Read more...] about Can Vietnamese theatres make money online?
Vietnam continues to remain an attractive investment destination in the long term. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) commitments during the first nine months of 2021 rose by 4.4% year-on-year to US$22.15 billion, a report of the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA) under the Ministry of Planning and Investment has shown. Production at YPE VINA in Binh Xuyen 2 Industrial Park, Vinh Phuc Province. Photo: Hoang Hung Meanwhile, the serious Covid-19 situation in southern provinces/cities has led to temporary disruption of production and a reduction of 3.5% year-on-year in FDI disbursement to around $13.28. billion. Principal Country Economist of the ADB in Vietnam Nguyen Minh Cuong said the pandemic and subsequent restriction measures are wreaking havoc on businesses as a whole, including foreign companies. Cuong, however, noted for foreign businesses, any investment decision into a country would take into account long-term considerations, and they are rarely fazed by … [Read more...] about FDI commitments to Vietnam rise nearly 5% in 9-month period