Archive for November, 2011

Funny 3D paintings exhibited in HCM City

November 30, 2011
Funny 3D paintings exhibited in HCM City

LookAtVietnam – Vietnamese actress Ngoc Trinh and her Korean husband have opened a 3D painting exhibition at Thien Son building in Phu My Hung urban area in HCM City. The exhibition, in Trick of the eye style, opened on November 29, introducing tens of big-sized paintings on an area of over 1,000sq.m. Most of the [...]

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Charming designs at Vietnam Spring Summer 2012 fashion week

November 30, 2011
Charming designs at Vietnam Spring Summer 2012 fashion week

LookAtVietnam – The event opened on November 28 in Hanoi. Below are designs that were introduced on November 28 and 29. Some designs performed by top models on November 28: Miss Vietnam 2008 Thuy Dung. Miss Vietnam 2010 Ngoc Han. Designed by An Nhien: Designed by Minh Hoa: Designs by Vu Viet Ha: PV

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Highway project manager dismissed

November 30, 2011
Highway project manager dismissed

LookAtVietnam – The State-owned Cuu Long Transport Infrastructure Management, Investment and Development Corporation has dismissed the managing director and reprimanded the deputy general director of the Trung Luong Highway project. Potholes on Trung Luong Highway. In a quick report to the Ministry of Transport, the corporation’s general director Duong Tuan Minh said that he dismissed [...]

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Ministry of Public Security wants to seize racing vehicles

November 30, 2011
Ministry of Public Security wants to seize racing vehicles

LookAtVietnam – Minister of Public Security Tran Dai Quang said that to deter traffic rule violators, administrative fines must be raised and more forms of punishment must be applied, including confiscation of vehicles. A police officer seizes a traffic rule violator. At the national conference on traffic held in Hanoi on November 28, Minister Quang [...]

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Geophysics Institute needs VND500mil to research earthquakes in Quang Nam

November 30, 2011
Geophysics Institute needs VND500mil to research earthquakes in Quang Nam

LookAtVietnam – The Institute of Geophysics has asked the Union of Vietnam Geographic Sciences Associations to invest VND500 million ($25,000) to set up three working groups to research underground explosions in Bac Tra My district in the central province of Quang Nam. The downstream area of Song Tranh 2 hydro-power plant. Prof. Dr. Cao Dinh [...]

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Hanoi to tighten control over taxi firms

November 30, 2011
Hanoi to tighten control over taxi firms

LookAtVietnam – Hanoi authorities will apply various measures to restore order in the taxi market, including halting the establishment of new taxi companies, setting rules on color of taxis, etc. According to the Hanoi Department of Transport, by March 2011, the city had 133 taxi firms, totaling over 15,000 cars. The density of taxis in [...]

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The list of ASEAN’s outstanding shares laughable

November 30, 2011
The list of ASEAN’s outstanding shares laughable

LookAtVietnam – A list of ASEAN’s outstanding shares has been found on the common website of the ASEAN’s stock exchanges – (aseanexchanges.org – AE), where Vietnamese securities investors can see the names of the shares which they never thought before that they would appear on such a website. An analysis director of a securities company [...]

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Does Petrolimex make profit or take loss?

November 30, 2011
Does Petrolimex make profit or take loss?

LookAtVietnam – No one can give an exact answer to the question about the business result of Petrolimex, the biggest petroleum product distributor now in the Vietnamese market. And no one can understand why it is so difficult to clarify if Petrolimex makes profit or takes loss. The corporation repeatedly complains that it takes loss [...]

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VNR500: 30 businesses join the 1 billion dollar club

November 30, 2011
VNR500: 30 businesses join the 1 billion dollar club

LookAtVietnam – The 2011 VNR500 – the list of the Vietnamese biggest 500 enterprises – was released on November 2011, which names 30 enterprises having joined the one billion dollar club. This is for the fifth consecutive year–Vietnam Report Company and VietNamNet releases the VNR500 ranking to recognize the achievements of the Vietnamese business community. [...]

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Website on sovereign boundaries launches English version

November 30, 2011

The Foreign Ministry’s National Border Committee has launched the English-language version of its website on Vietnam’s sovereign boundaries. The website covers news, events, and activities of Party and State leaders as well as localities relating to borderline management and national defence on both land and the sea. It updates protocols and agreements on border demarcation, [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...