In Bangui, Son met Mrs Luyen, a Hanoian who followed her husband to the Central African Republic more than 64 years ago and has been living there since then. In the afternoon, the Vietnamese soldiers invited her to enjoy the Lunar New Year's Eve’s meal with them. Son remembered that in front of the altar with a picture of Uncle Ho, Luyen was silent for a moment and then prayed for her ancestors in Vietnam. She wished the people in her hometown a happy new year. … [Read more...] about Lunar New Year’s Eve in the Central African Republic
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• Avoid entering anybody’s house on the first day of Lunar New Year without an invitation as it is the first person stepping in the door who set the mood for the entire year. Vietnamese people also believe the zodiac animal of the first foot of the new year is associated with also determines the outcomes of the next year. … [Read more...] about What to know about Tet holiday in Vietnam?
Vietnam is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and has become one of the most dynamic countries in East Asia. The next wave of digital technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), block-chain, Internet of Things (IoT), platform-based services and cloud computing, etc has potentialities to transform Vietnam into Asia's next high-performing economy so Vietnam needs to catch these great opportunities and limit some risks. Currently, Vietnam has an appropriate position to promote the digital economy. Digital transformation will account for 1.1 percent of GDP growth per year for Vietnam until 2045. Vietnam's growth is quite fast, comprehensive, only after China and has the appropriate foundation to convert into digital. Like many countries, Vietnam faces challenges of climate change, a slowdown in labor productivity and necessary resources. Vietnam has achieved a low-middle-income country status, while many countries have been trapped in middle-income status due to … [Read more...] about Vietnam has huge development opportunities
There have been a total of 25,000 members with 30 local associations through states in the US. One of the core values of the Association of Vietnamese Students and Professionals in the United States is connection among young Vietnamese intellectual communities in the US. Founded in June, 2013, the association has launched many practical activities for young Vietnamese students and workers living far away from homeland. One of the association’s remarkable activities was VietChallenge, which is an annual startup competition since 2015 for Vietnamese entrepreneurs from all over the world. After four times of organizing, the competition has built a start-up community and has become a bridge for innovative start-up projects of young Vietnamese from all over the world in the fields of technology, agriculture, green energy and health care. The competition’s successes have created premises for start-up projects in the process of calling for investment capital as well as … [Read more...] about Many activities launched to connect Vietnamese young intellectuals in US
"The company will arrange to transfer customers who have purchased tours which stop at Wuhan to other tours. Ensuring the safety and health for customers is the top priority, and we have received the cooperation of customers with this decision," said a Saigontourist representative. … [Read more...] about All Vietnam-Wuhan flights cancelled after pneumonia virus outbreak