H’Hen Nie became the first ethnic girl to be win a beauty contest in Vietnam. The 26-year-old girl is from the Ede ethnic group in Dak Lak Province with the group becoming well known since her participation in Vietnam's Next Top Model 2015. Back in 2015, the ethnic Ede girl looked thin and her skills at the time were not particularly outstanding. She finished in the Top 9 of Vietnam's Next Top Model and thereafter set out on a career as a professional model. She often poses for photoshoots featuring unique fashion styles. She gradually changed her style over time. She began to trial new hairstyles and fresh make-up. The Vietnamese beauty competed in Miss Universe Vietnam 2017. Her short hair helped give her a unique and impressive look. She received a number of compliments during Miss Universe Vietnam 2017. She possesses a wonderful figure with measurement of 84-60-93 and smooth brown skin. Many experts predicted that she would finish in a high position in the pageant. … [Read more...] about See H’Hen Nie’s transformation from thin model to the Top 5 of Miss Universe 2018
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Sebastian Eckardt, lead economist of the World Bank in Vietnam, has recommended the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) to remove the credit growth quota set for each year and let the market determine the credit demand in the economy on its own, as the capital adequacy ratio (CAR) is not deemed sufficient. He advocated the abrogation of administrative measures limiting banks’ credit growth and supported the idea of controlling such growth by a safety ratio instead. However, he also warned about the high credit-to-GDP ratio in Vietnam. According to the ‘Taking stock: An update on Vietnam’s recent economic developments’ report released by the World Bank in December 2018, although local monetary policies remain accommodative, credit conditions have been tightened. The SBV trimmed its credit growth target to 17 per cent in 2018 from the 18 per cent set in the previous year. The monetary authority has also reinstated its view on controlling lending to high-risk sectors, … [Read more...] about Is it time to wave good bye to the credit growth ceiling?
In order to promote and develop Vietnamese coffee to the world, Nestlé Vietnam has organised a trip for international journalists to visit the sustainable coffee cultivation model named NESCAFE Plan to witness activities associated with farmers, completing the coffee value chain from coffee farms to consumers. MBC's spokesperson was filled with pride after collecting ripe coffee under the guidance of Nguyen Thi Hue, a farmer from Dak Lak, who has participated in the NESCAFÉ Plan project since 2012 International journalists could experience the process of producing clean, high-quality Vietnamese coffee beans from the nursery of Nestle's co-operative research institute, which was handed over to farmers by the coffee reforestation and sustainable farming support programme with technical assistance from NESCAFÉ Plan, and visit Nestlé's state-of-the-art coffee processing plant, which produces products 100 per cent made by Vietnamese coffee both for the domestic … [Read more...] about NESCAFÉ promotes Vietnamese coffee to the world
The Vsmart factory was put into operation in November with an annual capacity of five million units.— VNS Photo Thanh Hai Conglomerate Vingroup will officially launch four mid-range models of Vsmart smartphones on December 14 at the Vincom Centre Landmark 81 in HCM City. The phones are being built at the Vsmart smartphone manufacturing factory located inside the VinFast manufacturing complex in Dinh Vu-Cat Hai industrial park in Hai Phong. Through the investment in the manufacturing factory, including the ownership of the whole production chain from research, design and production to product price optimisation and distribution, Vingroup believes Vsmart products will have significant competitive advantages in the market. The production environment is fully controlled in temperature, humidity, electrostatic discharge and air purity to ensure the highest quality.— VNS Photo Thanh Hai Vingroup is expected to launch 10 more Vsmart smartphones with different features in 2019. … [Read more...] about Vsmart phones expected to bring Vietnamese brand to the world
Thai Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha (7th from right) has presided over the opening ceremony of the "8th Celebration of Silk, Thai Silk Road to the World". (Photo: NNT) Bangkok (NNT/VNA) – Thai Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha has presided over the opening ceremony of the "8th Celebration of Silk, Thai Silk Road to the World", an event held to raise the value of Thai silk products in international markets. The event took place on December 2 at Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld in Bangkok. It was held in honour of Queen Sirikit for her contributions to the conservation and research for further development of Thai textiles to gain world-class recognition. This year's event marked the first upgrade of its scale, as organisers have sent Thai silk to designers around the world to create their fashion costumes out of Thai silk. It featured fashion design showcases from 48 countries. The PM said Thai silk is a … [Read more...] about Thai PM opens “Thai Silk Road to the World” event