Chelsea were made to pay heavily for missed chances as they squandered a lead to lose 2-1 at Wolves on Wednesday (Dec 5). Wolves celebrate their winning goal against Chelsea. (AFP/GEOFF CADDICK) Ruben Loftus-Cheek looked set to take centre-stage when he marked just his second Premier League start of the season with the opening goal in the 18th minute. But two goals in four second-half minutes by Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota brought a dramatic turnaround after the visitors had wasted several opportunities to close out the game. It was a night to forget for Blues goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, who committed a howler to concede Wolves' equaliser. It meant a second defeat in three League outings for Maurizio Sarri's side, which featured five changes in the starting line-up but looked set to claim victory during a comfortable first-half display. Loftus-Cheek's inclusion in the first XI was a significant talking point after a week of rumours that the young England midfielder could … [Read more...] about Wolves come from behind to beat wasteful Chelsea
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Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — When Vietnamese people hear the name Gcalls, many are quick to remember that it was the first technology startup to receive a one million–dollar investment from Vina Capital through the reality television show Shark Tank Vietnam. Few imagine the tough but exciting road the company’s young founders have had to navigate even after securing funding. Gcalls is an integrated call management centre that helps micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) optimise digital resources and upgrade their sales and service capacity. It has developed a web-based call center. The startup’s software breaks down communication barriers between buyers and sellers. It allows anyone to shop on any e-commerce site regardless of connection speed. No pain, no gain Phạm Tấn Phúc and Nguyễn Xuân Bằng, both born in the early 1990s, graduated from HMC City’s Polytechnic University with degrees in engineering. The … [Read more...] about IT success comes from perseverance in the face of failure
The joyful method: Lang Lang tries to ease the hardship of practising with his own experience. — VNS Photo Việt Thanh Viet Nam News The famous pianist Lang Lang has advice for up and coming pianists. That is to practise playing the piano whether they love doing so or not. However, he says it is possible for pianists to work out their own way of practising. It is also important for young pianists to believe in themselves. Lang Lang, so you’re finally back in Hà Nội. Are you going to play any works of Vietnamese composers? I know the Vietnamese music scene. I know that pianist Đặng Thái Sơn won the Chopin Competition many years ago. I actually met his sister when I was visiting last time. So I know that you have a very good tradition of piano and classical music. And I really hope to see more Vietnamese pianists in the future and if you need any help, my foundation will help. The reason I built my foundation is because I wanted … [Read more...] about Tips from a famous pianist
Marion Potriquet is looking for her birth mother in Vietnam. Photo acquired by VnExpress On April 10, 1996, a baby girl was born at Tu Du, now a major obstetrics hospital in HCMC, and named Niem Thuc Nu. But Nu did not have a chance to see her mother. Niem Nhuc Kieu, the mother, who was 25 then, decided to abandon her daughter just a few hours after giving birth without even leaving a note or message. Doctors had no choice but to send the baby to the Go Vap Orphanage in the city’s Go Vap District. Around that time a French woman named Brigitte Potriquet, 44, had traveled all the way to Vietnam to find and adopt a child. And, she was looking for a newborn baby girl. Staying at a hotel in the city’s downtown, Brigitte, her husband and their daughter waited anxiously for news from the Go Vap Orphanage that a new child had arrived. The French couple got married quite late and they had agreed that if it was hard for them to have children, they would adopt. They had arrived in … [Read more...] about Adopted orphan comes from France in search of Vietnamese mother
While GIC Private Limited cut its losses in Vinasun last week, Ho Chi Minh City Securities Corporation (HSC) spends around VND100 billion ($4.4 million) becoming the third largest shareholder of Vinasun. 2018 is the fourth consecutive year that Vinasun approves lower business targets HSC has just announced buying 7.2 million shares of Vietnam Sun Corporation (Vinasun, code: VNS), equalling 10.61 per cent. It held only 8 VNS shares before. The transaction took place on May 25, when GIC Private Limited sold a total of 5.4 million VNS shares on the Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HSX). This Singaporean investment fund fully divested Vinasun at only 40 per cent of the original purchasing price, losing approximately VND120 billion ($5.3 million) in four years. At the average price of VND14,000 apiece, HSC is estimated to spend over VND100 billion ($4.4 million) becoming a large shareholder of Vinasun. After this “low-cost” transaction, HSC became the third largest … [Read more...] about What does HSC expect from loss making Vinasun?