Posts Tagged ‘ The Name ’

Students taken in by “international” name, unregulated game

October 5, 2009
Students taken in by “international” name, unregulated game

LookAtVietnam – “International” universities do not always provide international standards or a quality education. The absence of strict regulations leaves Vietnam vulnerable to education scams. Hong Bang International UniversityVietnam now has Bac Ha International University, Saigon International University, and recently, Hong Bang Private University has altered its name to read “Hong Bang International Private University.”  [...]

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The Cong renamed Viettel FC

September 28, 2009
The Cong renamed Viettel FC

Thach Bao Khanh (L), a midfielder of The Cong and Vietnam’s national team Fans of V-League army club The Cong were surprised when the squad was renamed Viettel FC by the Ministry of Defense last week. Artist Duc Trung, former president of the club’s fan association, said, “I was really shocked by the news. The [...]

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Fashion designers shine this season

September 20, 2009
Fashion designers shine this season

LookAtVietnam - Local fashion houses and designers have achieved recognition in HCM City for the quality and creativity of their designs.  model poses for a photo in an outfit by Do Manh Cuong, a graduate of the Ecole Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne. LookAtVietnam – Despite the launch of several international brandnames in recent months, [...]

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Vietnamese names unsalable?

September 3, 2009
Vietnamese names unsalable?

LookAtVietnam – Giving English or Japanese names instead of purely Vietnamese names to products is a successful way of marketing that many producers have employed. Singer Tran Lap performs at the press conference introducing Mobistar brand nameThere are many brands of electronics and home appliances now available on the market, including Vietnamese ones. However, the [...]

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Ethnic minority keen on Korean films

August 22, 2009
Ethnic minority keen on Korean films

LookAtVietnam – An ethnic minority in Quang Nam has a mania for Korean TV series to such a degree that they name their baby after the names of Korean movie stars. Bling Giang Gun and his mother.VietNamNet Bridge – An ethnic minority has a mania for South Korean TV series to such a degree that [...]

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Visiting roof-top of Mekong Delta

August 20, 2009
Visiting roof-top of Mekong Delta

LookAtVietnam – The Mekong Delta is endowed with endless fertile fields, orchards and interlacing canals and rivers. A lake on Cam Mountain in An Giang province.Located in An Hao commune, Tinh Bien district, An Giang province, Cam Mountain is famous for its wonderful scenery, ancient temples and pagodas and cultural life of local residents.There are [...]

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Power of TV: minority kids named after Korean soap stars

August 20, 2009
Power of TV: minority kids named after Korean soap stars

Many children in the Co Tu minority community are given Korean names because their parents are avid viewers of South Korean soap operas Parents in a Co Tu minority community in the central mountainous district of Tay Giang are naming their children after characters in a South Korean television series. The first Korean TV series [...]

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Booking train tickets by text messages possible

August 19, 2009
Booking train tickets by text messages possible

LookAtVietnam – The Saigon Railway Station launched on August 18 a ticket booking service by mobile text messages. Specifically, to receive information about ticket prices passengers should send a message in the following form: Giave – space – the code of the train – the name of the outgoing station – the name of the incoming [...]

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Thrill with motocross

August 14, 2009
Thrill with motocross

LookAtVietnam – Motocross is a form of motorcycle sport, with an aim to conquer rugged terrains and roads. And motocross favors those who love adventure Motorcross riders pose for a photo in a journey.Motocross is derived from the French, and traces its origins to British scrambling competitions. The name “motocross” is a portmanteau derived from [...]

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From player to broker

July 24, 2009
From player to broker

Tran Tien Dai has earned a good reputation as a footballer broker in Vietnam since he finished his playing career.  Local football broker Tran Tien Dai (L) with Vietnam’s national football team coach Henrique Calisto.LookAtVietnam – Tran Tien Dai has earned a good reputation as a footballer broker in Vietnam since he finished his playing [...]

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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...