Two international volleyball tournaments will be hosted by Vietnam this summer, organizers told a press conference in Hanoi on May 14. According to the Volleyball Federation of Vietnam, the 2018 Lien Viet Post Bank International Men’s Volleyball Championship will take place at the northern province of Ha Nam’s Sporting Hall on May 15-31. It will feature 6 teams including Burevestnik Club from Kazakhstan and those from China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and the host Vietnam. Total awards will be US$40,000, including US$15,000 for the champion. Meanwhile the 2018 Asian Lien Viet Post Bank Women's U19 Volleyball Championship will be held in the northern province of Bac Ninh’s Sporting Hall and Bac Ninh Sport University on June 10-17, drawing 16 teams from Australia, China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Kazakhstan, Iran, India, Macao, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Uzbekistan and Vietnam. Deputy head of the Vietnam Sports … [Read more...] about Vietnam hosts two international volleyball tournaments
Post qualification experience
The Hanoitimes - Vietnam is a crucial market for New Zealand education institutions. The New Zealand government has launched a new international education strategy, and enhanced post-study work rights that will strengthen career opportunities for international students. A new three-year post-study open work visa for bachelor-level and post-graduate students will provide a streamlined path for these international students to pursue post-study work opportunities in New Zealand. Illustrative photo For ambitious international students, New Zealand offers a compelling package, said Education New Zealand Chief Executive Grant McPherson. “We want international students coming to New Zealand to be motivated by a great education and a great experience. Generous post-study pathways to residence remain available for those with the skills and qualifications New Zealand needs,” Mr McPherson said. The changes support a newly launched International Education Strategy … [Read more...] about New Zealand adjusts visa policy in favor of foreign students
Viet Nam News LONDON — "I will miss you," Arsene Wenger told the Arsenal fans after being given a fitting farewell in his final home game in charge after 22 years with a 5-0 thrashing of Burnley on Sunday. On a day dominated by tributes to the Frenchman, both teams formed a guard of honour for Wenger, 68, before kick-off to a chorus of "there’s only one Arsene Wenger". All around a full house of 60,000 at the Emirates -- in stark contrast to recent league games when fans have stayed away in protest at a poor season — fans sported red t-shirts emblazoned with "Merci Arsene" (Thank you Arsene). "Thank you for having me for such a long time. I know that’s not easy but, above all, I am like you, I am an Arsenal fan," Wenger said a post-match presentation on the Emirates turf. "I would like to finish by one simple word: I will miss you. Thank you all for being such an important part of my life." Wenger won three Premier Leagues and a record seven FA Cups. His … [Read more...] about ’Merci Arsene’ as Arsenal rout Burnley in Wenger farewell
Da Nang's Party unit has demanded its chief police officer to file a report explaining the origin of his riverside villa as there have been public opinions that the property involved corruption. The request was made late on Thursday, hours after the central city's Party leaders received questions from constituents regarding the asset of Le Van Tam, Director of Da Nang Police. People had suspicion that Lam had received the villa from Phan Van Anh Vu, an ex-fugitive businessman who is under police's custody facing multiple criminal charges. Images of Tam's villa by the Han River was spread on Facebook, Vietnam's most popular social network, on Thursday last week. The post said the 1,000-square-meter villa is worth VND100 billion ($4.4 million) and there's suspicion that it was "sponsored" by Vu. Vietnamese earned an average of $2,385 last year. Public workers are paid an amount by multiplying the basic wage of VND1.3 million ($57) with a coefficient determined by qualifications and … [Read more...] about Da Nang demands police chief explain villa over corruption suspicion
Lawyers Luong Van Trung from the Vietnam International Arbitration Centre and Tran Thi Anh Tho from Lexcomm Vietnam LLC discuss whether Thai Beverage has the right to be on Sabeco’s The two layers weigh in their opinion about the Sabeco-Thai Beverage conflict A case that may affect Vietnam’s reputation on global markets On April 23, Sabeco will hold its extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting, less than six months after it held the share auction that saw Thai Beverage as the only buyer. According to Vietnamese laws and Sabeco’s charter, a shareholder with more than 5 per cent of the stake must hold the shares for six consecutive months or more before they are entitled to appoint nominees to the board. In this case, as Thai Beverage only acquired 53.59 per cent of Sabeco’s shares last December, technically speaking, the Thai investor has not had the right to appoint and vote its representative to be on Sabeco’s board yet. But should … [Read more...] about Lawyer-talk: can and should Thai Beverage gain control of Sabeco now?