Indices soar as over 55% of shares rise Shares surged on the first trading day after the long Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday on both national stock exchanges with over 55 per cent of codes posting gains in value. On the HCM Stock Exchange, the VN-Index concluded this morning at 384.94 points, an increase of 3.2 per cent over the previous session. More than 74 per cent of shares closed higher, of which half hit the daily limit of 5 per cent. All of the 10 leading stocks by capitalisation gained, seven of which soared to the ceiling prices, including insurer Bao Viet Holdings (BVH), Phu My Fertiliser (DPM), food giant Masan Group (MSN), steelmaker Hoa Phat Group (HPG), PetroVietnam Finance (PVF) and real estate developers Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAG) and Vincom (VIC). Saigon Securities Inc (SSI) became the most active code with 1.8 million shares exchanged, hitting the ceiling price at VND15,000 ($0.71). Trading value today decreased 12 per cent over the previous session, however, … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 30/1
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Almost no Internet cafés or shops existed in major Vietnamese cities during the first years of the Internet in Vietnam. >> The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam: P5 – The premier’s first email >> The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam: P4 – National domain .vn >> The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam – P3: The ‘semi-illegal’ era >> The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam: P2 – Australian professor’s contribution >> The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam: P1 – Forerunners Despite the air of expectancy amongst the public, hardly any public access points were established in the years following the launch of the Internet in Vietnam in 1997.Vu Hoang Lien, former director of Vietnam Data Communication Co. (VDC), belonging to Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), said that only a limited range of Internet services including email, and web and File Transfer Protocol (FTP), … [Read more...] about The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam: P6 – Wi-Fi and household Internet Info Alert Alert Chia sẻ bài viết qua e-mail
Almost no Internet cafés or shops existed in major Vietnamese cities during the first years of the Internet in Vietnam. >> The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam: P5 – The premier’s first email >> The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam: P4 – National domain .vn >> The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam – P3: The ‘semi-illegal’ era >> The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam: P2 – Australian professor’s contribution >> The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam: P1 – Forerunners Despite the air of expectancy amongst the public, hardly any public access points were established in the years following the launch of the Internet in Vietnam in 1997. Vu Hoang Lien, former director of Vietnam Data Communication Co. (VDC), belonging to Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), said that only a limited range of Internet services including email, and web and File Transfer Protocol (FTP), the standard … [Read more...] about The Internet turns 20 in Vietnam: P6 – Wi-Fi and household Internet
VietNamNet Bridge - "The Transporter Refueled", "Everest", and "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" are the most-awaited movies of Vietnamese audiences this month. 1. Mune Date of release: 2/9 Genre: Animation, Adventure Stars: Michael Gregorio, Izïa Higelin, Omar Sy Director: Alexandre Heboyan, Benoît Philippon Version: English with Vietnamese Subtitles In a mythical world, Mune, a small, facetious faun, is made the guardian of the Moon, against his own wishes. His job is to bring along the night and to watch over the world of dreams. But he causes disasters one after the other and provides the guardian of the shadows with an opportunity to steal the Sun. With the assistance of Sohone, the Sun's proud guardian, and fragile Wax, Mune then sets out on an extraordinary quest which will make him a legendary guardian. 2. The Transporter: Refueled Date of release: 4/9 Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller Stars: Ed Skrein, Loan Chabanol, Ray Stevenson Director: Camille … [Read more...] about 17 movies to be released in Vietnam in Sept.
The omnichannel model has become a new weapon in the race to maintain and expand market share in the electronics retail industry. The coveted Top 3 A latecomer taking on established competitors, FPT Shop only started to strengthen its e-commerce channel in 2014. Within a single year, revenue from this business segment was only VND318 billion out of the total VND5.226 trillion ($13.98 million out of $229.91 million). FPT Shop’s website’s traffic reached a modest 100,000 visitors per day. In 2015, the firm's e-commerce revenue posted VND568 billion ($24.98 million) and traffic doubled. In 2016, revenue from online sales grew by over 200 per cent, registering VND1.2 trillion ($52.79 million) and contributing approximately 10 per cent of its total revenue. Traffic was 800,000 visitors per day. Although FPT Shop’s e-commerce revenue in 2016 was only half of its largest … [Read more...] about Omnichannel retailing to deliver market win
70 percent of cancer patients in country detected late Vietnam has an average of 15,000 new cancer patients every year, while 70 percent of cases are detected late, so they at last have died of cancer, said medical workers. Moreover, the fatal disease is on upward trend and more and more young people get it. Especially most popular cause of the disease is outside environment and patients' wrong lifestyles. The K Hospital (the national cancer institute) in Hanoi, has always crowded with patients so that no chair in the treatment ward has left. Outside, there are so many people who have to sit and stand with anxiety to wait for their relatives every day. Medical workers said the overcrowding has seen for many years despite two additional treatment satellites had been operated. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Van Thuan, deputy director of the Hanoi-based K Hospital and head of the Research Institute for Cancer Prevention and Control, said that the country currently has around 250,000 people … [Read more...] about Social News 11/11
Colin is a 20-year-old computer science student living in London with two other students in the year 2020. He enjoys backpacking, sports, music, and gaming. He has a primary digital device (PDD) that keeps him connected 24 hours a day — at home, in transit, at school. He uses it to download and record music, video, and other content, and to keep in touch with his family, friends, and an ever-widening circle of acquaintances. His apartment is equipped with the latest wireless home technology, giving him superfast download speeds of up to 100 Mbps. Illustration by Doucin Pierre Colin’s parents are divorced and live in different cities, and he has one sister, who lives abroad. He is close to his family, but his physical contact with them is minimal. Instead, he prefers to stay in touch virtually through his PDD, which allows him to communicate through multiple channels via voice, text, video, data — either … [Read more...] about The rise of Generation C
Many options: An English-speaking teacher guides Vietnamese students at FPT University. Viet Nam is one of the top global destinations for foreigners seeking English-teaching jobs. Even short-term visitors to Ha Noi often find themselves picking up a job and sticking around. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Tu by Aimee Millwood Viet Nam is one of the top global destina-tions for foreigners seeking English-teaching jobs. The plethora of job opportunities, ease of gaining employment, and high pay compared to the cost of living makes it attractive for many people. Even short-term visitors to Ha Noi often find themselves picking up a job and sticking around. There are many options for teaching English in Ha Noi, including language schools, public schools, and private tutoring. English jobs vary widely depending on the age group, class size, and level of the students. But if you are just starting out teaching in Ha Noi, there are some basics you should know. A - Applying for … [Read more...] about How to survive on English
VietNamNet Bridge - Educators have rung the alarm bell over the students' degrading sense of morality after a lot of abuses and invectives on parents, teachers and friends were found on their Facebook. The Facebooker, after hearing the weather forecast about a new cold spell to attack the northern part of the country, posted the status. The action of the Facebooker has been commented on as "inconsiderate," and has been facing the violent criticism from the students' community. It was the Facebooker, who, some months ago, dropped the iron hearted words when talking about the people in the central region, who were struggling hard to survive the catastrophic typhoons. While all the Vbiz's artists were mourning over the death of Van Hiep, a well- known comic actor, who devoted his whole life to the nation's performing arts, a Facebooker set up an anti-fan page, aiming to tarnish the good reputation of the artist amid the surprise of millions of netizens. The Facebooker did not try to … [Read more...] about What do Vietnamese students do with Facebook?
Out of the 15 students sent overseas to study on a full scholarship after winning the “Road to Mt. Olympia’s Peak” quiz show, Vietnam’s largest knowledge contest for high school students, only one has returned to Vietnam to work after graduation in its 15 seasons. Whether to remain overseas or come back to Vietnam is a big question for all overseas students, and the facts show that the former tends to win out. Big dreams Around 130,000 are now studying abroad, mostly in countries with leading education systems, such as the US, Australia, the UK, and Japan, according to the latest data from Vietnam International Education Development (VIED) at the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET). Of these, 90 per cent are financially self-supporting and the remainder have received scholarships or are on national programs. The number has risen 13-fold since the year 2000. Different from previous generations, many modern parents don’t wait until their … [Read more...] about Stay or go?