Regulatory sandbox: the key to fintech success The Vietnamese fintech startup ecosystem is now home to more than 150 companies and brands, covering a broad range of services from digital payments and alternative finance to wealth management and blockchain. … [Read more...] about How are game studios faring in Vietnam?
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In 2019, Vietnam recorded a GDP growth rate of 7.02percent despite growing strategic competition in the region and the world. Thisis the second straight year it has fulfilled all 12 targets set by the NationalAssembly, including a record trade surplus of 9.94 billion USD, low budgetoverspending, and inflation under 3 percent. This is also the fourthconsecutive year inflation has been kept under 4 percent. Notably, Vietnamjumped 10 places in the World Economic Forum’s annual Global CompetitivenessReport, becoming the most improved nation in the rankings. … [Read more...] about Top 10 events of Vietnam in 2019
Serena Williams is a seven-time champion in Melbourne. (Photo: AFP/David Gray) Men's title-holder Novak Djokovic eased into the last 16 but elsewhere there were surprises all over Melbourne Park with Williams the biggest victim and Federer fighting back from 4-8 down in a fifth-set tie-break with John Millman. … [Read more...] about Williams, Osaka out, Federer survives as surprises rock Australian Open
“Lay co”, also called “sai ma”, is similar to the “rock – paper – scissor” game of Kinh people. However, it is a little bit more complicated as it requires a combination of mouth, hands and brain. In the game, two people sit face-to-face with each other and the winner will compete with the other person while the loser will be fined by drinking wine. … [Read more...] about “Lay co” – a unique tradition of Tay and Nung people in Lang Son
The drawings all showed different scenes, like “collecting coconuts”, “the hen and chicks”, “rat wedding”, or “Dinh Tien Hoang riding a dragon”. All the colorful and flashy images carried such a sense of innocence and whimsy that we could not help but find them absolutely charming. So my brothers and I, young as we were, would always fight over the drawings, sometimes even throwing fists as each other, but in the end we would agree to hang them all over the walls for everyone to see. And the scene of our ordinary home would suddenly be lit up as the air hums with immense excitement for Tet” (cited from Van Hoc - Saigon magazine, 1970). … [Read more...] about Tet paintings from a distant past