Music French flutist and pianist to perform in Vietnam Wednesday, May 23, 2018,17:55 (GMT+7) French flutist and pianist to perform in Vietnam French ﬂutist Nicolas Duchamp will perform in HCMC tomorrow to mark the 100th death anniversary of great composer Debussy - PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ORGANIZER Internationally acclaimed flutist Nicolas Duchamp and pianist Hélène Jeanney will perform at HCMC’s International Cultural Exchange with France (IDECAF) tomorrow to mark the 100th death anniversary of French composer Debussy. Duchamp will open the concert with Debussy’s Syrinx, a piece of music for solo flute composed in 1913, and Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun) written from 1892 to 1894, which was inspired by a poem of the same title by French poet Stéphane Mallarmé. Jeanney will continue with a solo piano piece L’Isle … [Read more...] about French flutist and pianist to perform in Vietnam
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(VEN) - Since the launch of the sixth generation in 2013, more than 300,000 units of the S-Class have been delivered to customers globally. In Vietnam, the S-Class has always taken the lead, occupying more than 80 percent of its segment. The new S-Class is introduced in Vietnam with two variants including the S 450 L and S 450 L Luxury. 4.0 exterior design MULTIBEAM – the technology of light: The first impression of the new S-Class comes from new futuristic key design with high-quality material. Only by unlocking, a noticeable upgrade shows up. It is the MULTIBEAM headlamps – a both aesthetic impression and safety feature. The S-Class features three distinctive torches of light inclining to the front as an exclusive design element, allowing the vehicle to be easily recognized from a long distance. Each headlamp is fitted with 84 individual high-performance LED chips automatically adapted to traffic and weather conditions. Each LED is separately controlled in … [Read more...] about Mercedes Benz Vietnam introduces the new S Class: Extending the leading position of full sized sedans
Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue (L) meets U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Washington D.C., the U.S., June 25, 2018 - Photo: VGP/Thanh Chung The Deputy PM made that statement at his meeting with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on June 25 on the occasion of his official visit to the U.S. from June 25-27. Viet Nam values the economic and financial cooperation opportunities with the U.S. and favorable developments in the two nations’ comprehensive partnership, said Deputy PM Hue. He announced that his official visit to the U.S. is aimed at promoting the realization of reached commitments made during PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s official visit to the U.S. in May 2017 and U.S. President Donald Trump’s official visit to Viet Nam in November the same year. The Vietnamese leader proposed the U.S. complete procedures to ratify the bilateral agreement on avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with … [Read more...] about DPM suggests establishing dialogue channel with U.S. Department of Treasury
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders link arms during the opening ceremony of the 30th ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines April 29, 2017. L-R: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte. Photo by Reuters ‘Key tenets of their strategy for dealing with China, the TPP, or continued U.S. engagement, are now really in doubt.’ Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will begin his three-day visit to the U.S. next week at a time when Southeast Asia nations are increasingly losing confidence in the Trump administration’s commitment to the region. Phuc’s visit, at the invitation of President Donald Trump, will begin on May 29, Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement late Tuesday. But Trump won’t host Phuc at the White House until May 31, when the two … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s premier to visit White House as US losing hearts and minds in Southeast Asia
"Our relation to Vietnamese culture and our roots will always be part of us," said Anh Thu Nguyen, a 'Viet Kieu' (overseas Vietnamese) who returned to Vietnam six years years ago. "Our relation to Vietnamese culture and our roots will always be part of us," said Anh Thu Nguyen, a 'Viet Kieu' (overseas Vietnamese) who returned to Vietnam six years years ago. For many Viet Kieu raised in the U.S., coming back to the land of their parent's birth is not about distance, but about the challenges they must overcome to see Vietnam as home. At a discussion titled "Viet Kieu and Vietnamese: same, same or different?" held by the U.S Consulate General on Wednesday, Anh Thu and other overseas Vietnamese shared their own stories of coming back to live in their mother land. Children coming back home Most of speakers had one challenge in common: the language barrier they met despite learning basic Vietnamese from their parents. In 2006, Mimi Vu left New York to work for East Meet West, an NGO … [Read more...] about Viet Kieu and Vietnamese: same, same or different?