At Least 10 Chinese Cities on Lockdown; 830 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Across Country

U.S. President Donald Trump assured reporters during a press conference in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday that U.S. officials “have a plan” to deal with the new outbreak, praising experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “terrific, very great professionals, and we’re in great shape.”

Looted Art in the Third Reich

This documentary looks at the difficulties faced by specialists trying to determine the original owners and locations of art plundered by the Nazis. The film’s creators interview many provenance specialists and Saulmann’s heir Felix de Marez Oyens, as well as the grandson of Julius Böhler, who runs his grandfather’s art shop today. Recently, Böhler handed […]

Wimbledon champ Halep stumps up for Australian Open win

Romania’s Simona Halep defeated Britain’s Harriet Dart in two sets. (Photo: AFP/Manan Vatsyayana) The fourth seed pledged earlier this month to donate US$200 to Australia’s bushfire relief fund each time she gives her Australian coach Darren Cahill a hard time during matches.

The Tet bonus woes

Dinh Kim Nhung, an experienced human resources manager at a big company, said job candidates frankly ask about the Tet bonus, or the 13th month salary, during job interviews, and see it as part of the income commitment of employers. Meanwhile, employers often explain about the total income, in addition to the monthly salary, to […]

Vietnam advises against travel to China’s Wuhan, Huanggang

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam speaks at a meeting to work out measures to respond to the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus to the nation – PHOTO: VGP HCMC – Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged local people to refrain from traveling to Wuhan and Huanggang cities in China’s Hubei Province and […]

Qualcomm Technologies launches new snapdragon mobile platforms

The integrated Snapdragon X15 LTE modem supports three-carrier aggregation, 4×4 MIMO on two carriers and 256-QAM modulation for fast download speeds up to 800 Mbps – allowing for quick app downloads and smooth video streaming and sharing. In addition, Snapdragon 720G, with FastConnect 6200 subsystem, virtually doubles Wi-Fi speed and range for online gaming and […]

PV Power mobilises capital for Nhon Trach 3 and 4 thermal power plants

B.Grimm Power is a major investor and developer of renewable energy projects. Currently, B.Grimm Group operates 45 power projects with a total installed capacity of 2,892MW, including 24 solar power projects (two solar power projects of which have been just put into operation in Vietnam’s Tay Ninh and Phu Yen provinces with a total capacity […]

20-year anniversary of Cisco Vietnam: long journey with massive achievements

“We bring our newest offerings with the aim of helping the Vietnamese government and companies carry out their digital transformation successfully. Our technologies can be categorised into four areas. First is digital network architecture, which allows companies to innovate faster and simplify their operations, while decreasing risks. Second are solutions in terms of data centres, […]

Bac Lieu LNG-to-power project triples January FDI inflow

By the end of 2020, the investor said it will complete the preparations for investment and in the next three years, it will deploy the construction of the LNG receiving and storage area and the gas recycling station, as well as bring the gas pipeline ashore and operate the first phase of the gas turbine […]

Filmmakers investing more in quality soundtracks

The film Chị Trợ Lý Của Anh (My Female Partner) was released last year and songs were performed by singer Mỹ Tâm. The three popular songs in the movie won support from viewers, which encouraged Mỹ Tâm to release 10,000 copies of her albums and offer them to moviegoers.