When one door closes, another opens. The pandemic has caused serious consequences, but it also brings opportunities. As a result of the lockdown imposed in most cities and provinces, all offline entertainment activities and programs that require physical interactions such as film shows and music, fashion shows and exhibitions have been delayed, while entertainment projects have been postponed for an indefinite time. Though Vietnam has entered the new normal, artists and showbiz types remain cautious in planning their comeback. One of the reasons is the sharp fall in people’s spending on entertainment. However, adversity brings wisdom. The pandemic has prompted artists to go digital. Unable to meet audiences face to face, artists approach clients through online channels. Numerous online music programs have been launched online over the last two years of pandemic, such as Live In Sweet Home by Tuan Hung and Khac Viet; Stay Strong Vietnam which gathers many famous artists; and … [Read more...] about Digital entertainment: the new era for the entertainment industry
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Since Covid-19 appeared and turned the world upside down two years ago, much has changed for humanity. Life's usual travails paled into insignificance or compounded it as the novel coronavirus claimed millions of lives and crippled whole nations. Today, in Vietnam, there does not seem to be much room left to think about and prepare for Tet , the Lunar New Year festival that usually sees millions upon millions return to their homes for eagerly awaited family reunions, traditional feasts and other celebrations. This year, many have decided to stay back in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh and other big cities instead of returning to their hometowns, because one's own health and that of the family has become a dominant concern. Even more importantly, Tet has lost some of its unique luster and become not very distinguishable from other holidays. It is no longer that grand festival with full wardrobe changes and scrumptious feasts and endless trips to pagodas and relatives' homes. Covid-19 has … [Read more...] about In the new normal, is Tet losing its uniqueness?
Due to COVID-19, many enterprises have shifted their activities online. Photo diendandoanhnghiep.vn After the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, despite lockdown orders, social distancing, and direct contact restriction, there was not a complete collapse of socio-economic life. This was largely thanks to contactless and online services, fuelling digital transformation. While traditional businesses and services see the wave of digital transformation approaching, online businesses and services continue to enjoy great success. The pandemic has made businesses face the challenge of labour shortage as well as sales decline. After the pandemic, small and medium-sized businesses need to increase their use of digital technology in order to survive and thrive. Facing the difficulties caused by the pandemic, Pham Nghia Food in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho City has made timely efforts to maintain production and business activities. However, due to a loss of employees during the … [Read more...] about Digital transformation helps enterprises adapt to new normal
Although the bottom-fishing demand was still there, several stocks on the market dropped sharply because of the drastic selling pressure. Speculative and real estate stocks, after recovering for one or two trading sessions in the previous week, continued to hit the floor prices. Of these, at the end of the trading session, millions of FLC and ROS stocks were sold at floor prices, but there were no buyers. The only group of stocks on the market that still maintained the green color was banking stocks , including TCB, ACB, VCB, CTG, and MBB, helping to buoy the benchmark. However, due to strong selling pressure in the market, the VN-Index still lost nearly 34 points at the close of the trading session. Ending the session, VN-Index fell 33.18 points, or 2.25 percent, to close at 1,439.71 points, with 66 winners, 419 losers, and 22 unchanged stocks. Closing the session on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index sank 17.08 points, or 4.09 percent, down 400.76 points, with 46 … [Read more...] about VN-Index plummets nearly 34 points
CCSA spokesman Dr Taweesilp Visanuyothin said on January 20 that the children will be inoculated with orange-cap formula vaccine from Pfizer-BioNTech. The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 5 to 11, which comes in a multiple-dose vial with orange cap and a label with orange border, has been approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration. Three million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is expected to arrive in the kingdom on January 26 to innoculate children aged 5 to 11. The vaccine is part of a 10-million dose order made previously. After receiving the vaccine, the Thai Ministry of Health will take a few days to evaluate and test some samples as a safety precaution before starting the vaccination. The vaccination program for five to 11-year-olds will get underway at the Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health for children with underlying conditions such as asthma and obesity before moving to other hospitals. The ministry will work with the Education Ministry to … [Read more...] about Thailand to vaccinate schoolchildren aged 5-11
Professor, Academician Nguyễn Văn Hiệu. — Photo from Nhân Dân (The People) Online HÀ NỘI — Professor and academician Nguyễn Văn Hiệu, one of the most eminent scientists to make significant contributions to Việt Nam’s science and technology development, passed away on Sunday at the age of 84. Associate Professor, PhD Nguyễn Hoài Châu, his younger brother, confirmed the news, saying that Hiệu’s health declined considerably in recent days after a period of treatment at the Friendship Hospital. Hiệu was born on July 21, 1938, in Cầu Đơ, now part of Hà Cầu Ward, Hà Đông District, in the capital city of Hà Nội, to a family of Government employee parents with a total of 10 children – six sons and four daughters who all completed their university education, with six currently being PhD and two associate professors. In an earlier interview, Hiệu said during the resistance war against the French colonisers, his family evacuated to a village in Thiệu Hoá District, the central province of … [Read more...] about Late Professor Nguyễn Văn Hiệu, a monument in Việt Nam’s science technology field