Posts Tagged ‘ Community ’

SocialEyes lets Facebook friends video chat 

March 2, 2011
SocialEyes lets Facebook friends video chat 

Startup SocialEyes on Monday introduced a service that lets people have one-on-one or group video chats with friends from hot online community Facebook. Startup SocialEyes on Monday introduced a service that lets people have one-on-one or group video chats with friends from hot online community Facebook. A test version of SocialEyes made its debut in [...]

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The new cyclo challenge 

February 19, 2011
The new cyclo challenge 

  From fund-raising to raising awareness – charity event shifts focus to become more inclusive A race gets underway at the Saigon Cyclo Challenge 2010. The event will become more inclusive this year, doing away with stiff entrance fees and setting much lower fund-raising targets, in order to focus on the charity message, organizers say. [...]

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Community counts 

January 15, 2011
Community counts 

   Floating garden linking Saigon River and Thu Thiem project by French architect Olivier Souquet Oliver Souquet has had the rare pleasure of bringing gardens to Vietnam. The Frenchman won his government’s inaugural Young Architect Portrait in 2002 and has been helping several Vietnamese organizations with architectural design and landscaping. Olivier is a co-director of [...]

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I’m gay 

December 7, 2010
I’m gay 

  Coming out party on Valentine’s Day will increase Vietnamese society’s tolerance, homosexuals hope Gays and transgenders at a beauty contest in Ho Chi Minh City. The gay community is looking for more tolerance. Nguyen Van Trung, 35, is as excited as a teenager going to his or her first party. But the excitement is [...]

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POLITICS IN BRIEF 6/2

February 6, 2010
POLITICS IN BRIEF 6/2

Ambassadors urged to boost Vietnam’s profile; Mexican State seeks stronger ties with Vietnam; PM receives Lao education minister; Former leaders contribute to draft political report; AIPA gets new Philippine Secretary General Ambassadors urged to boost Vietnam’s profile  Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked newly accredited Vietnamese ambassadors to mobilise foreign aid for national development, [...]

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Vietnam attaches importance to multifaceted cooperation

February 2, 2010
Vietnam attaches importance to multifaceted cooperation

The PM’s attendance at the WEF has not only affirmed Vietnam’s determination to boost multifaceted cooperation but also indicated its increasing role in the international arena. LookAtVietnam – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s attendance at the 2010 World Economic Forum (WEF) has not only affirmed Vietnam’s determination to boost multifaceted cooperation but also indicated its [...]

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PM proposes an East Asian Forum on Climate Change

January 30, 2010
PM proposes an East Asian Forum on Climate Change

It is necessary to set up an East Asian Forum on Climate Change to address this huge challenge of mankind, said PM Nguyen Tan Dung at the special session on East Asia today. LookAtVietnam – It is necessary to set up an East Asian Forum on Climate Change where regional countries can work closely to [...]

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Generating democratisation in global governance an urgent demand, says PM

January 29, 2010
Generating democratisation in global governance an urgent demand, says PM

PM Nguyen Tan Dung on January 28 delivered a speech at the World Economic Forum’s Plenary Session on Reshaping the Global Governance in Davos, Switzerlands. Below is the speech in full. PM Nguyen Tan Dung speaks at the WEF on January 28 (photo: government’s website).I would like to share with you my thoughts on reshaping the global [...]

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Ministerial preparatory conference on quake-ravaged Haiti ends with road map

January 28, 2010
Ministerial preparatory conference on quake-ravaged Haiti ends with road map

The Ministerial Preparatory Conference on Haiti was concluded on Monday afternoon in Montreal, Canada. The Ministerial Preparatory Conference on Haiti is concluded on Monday afternoon in Montreal, Canada, as the Group of Friends of Haiti, major donors and regional and multilateral partners passed a statement, stressing international cooperation and coordination in rebuilding the earthquake-ravaged country [...]

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 25/1

January 26, 2010
BUSINESS IN BRIEF 25/1

VN to export 750,000 tonnes of rubber in 2010; Embassy in Germany meets Vietnamese businesses; Hanoi to attract 180 million USD into IZs in 2010 The Vietnam Rubber Association predicted that this year’s total rubber exports will hit 750,000 tonnes, valued at over 1.5 billion USD. The association said that 2010 promises a growing year [...]

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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...