R2-D2 droid used in Star Wars films sells for US$2.76m: Report

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

CALIFORNIA: An R2-D2 droid that was used in several Star Wars films has sold at a Los Angeles auction for more than US$2 million, according to an Associated Press (AP) report.

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British painter fights ‘fake art’ with Hoi An gallery

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Bridget March, a British painter and writer, is using her gallery in the central tourism hub of Hoi An to showcase her Vietnam-inspired artwork and offer visitors original and authentic works as an alternative to ‘fake art’ being sold rampantly throughout the city.

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Movie review: Despicable Me 3

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

SINGAPORE: One day, Despicable Me will go the way of Shrek, Ice Age and other similar animated franchises where the brilliance of the original will diminish as the number of instalments increase. You know, that downward franchise trajectory where ensuing story plots start to bloat, the jokes begin to grate, the antics tired and all involved accused of phoning it in purely for the paycheck.

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SBV forecast to raise credit growth by 1-2%

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Báo Đầu Tư English 2 month(s) ago

The central bank is likely to raise credit growth target by 1-2 per cent from the original 17-18 per cent for 2017, the Bao Viet Securities Company (BVSC) said.

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Ho Chi Minh City builder fined over $44,000 for violating permit

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

The developer of a residential area in Ho Chi Minh City has not only been fined over US$44,000 for illegal alterations to the original building design, but also been forced to dismantle the illegal components.

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Private firm discovered building 104 unapproved apartments in central Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

The notorious Muong Thanh Group has been found building over 100 apartments that defy approved designs in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang.

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Ben Thanh Street Food Market

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 13 month(s) ago

A modern-style, large-scale street art space with hundreds of seats rich in street style and an assorted menu including nearly 200 original dishes. Ben Thanh Street Food Market, a modern, high-quality market model which is the first in Vietnam, has become an intriguing rendezvous for a myriad of domestic and foreign tourists. Diners here can rest assured about the dish quality and food safety. The street feel is also depicted vividly through exciting live music shows and boisterous gatherings, which...

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HCMC begins construction of new Mien Dong coach station

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Saigon Transportation Mechanical Corporation (Samco) this morning officially started work on new Mien Dong (eastern) coach station in District 9, HCMC.

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Public debt ceiling set at 65 percent of GDP for 2016-2018

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Vietnam is targeting keeping public debt, comprising central government debt, government-backed loans, and local government debt, below 65 percent of GDP between 2016 and 2018.

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Touring Korea in April

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese call Korea "Kim Chi country" and the country becomes more attractions in April that falls in the Spring.
At K- Style Hub, Seoul, visitors have a chance to find information on interactive 360-degree screens near a white tiger “Soohorang” and a black bear “Bandabi”-the mascots of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to be held in Pyeongchang, Gangwon, South Korea.

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U.S. Ambassador & 1,000 volunteers join environmental protection

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

The United States Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius and 1,000 young people joined in environmental protection at Thong Nhat (Reunification) Park in Hanoi to respond to the Earth Day program 2017.

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Belgian Beer Festival returns to city

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

The Belgian Beer Festival 2017 will be organized at Belgo, the Belgian Craft Beer Brewery in Ho Chi Minh City on April 21-22.

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HCMC calls on Sakai investors

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago

Within a visit framework to Japan, Deputy Standing Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem led a high- ranking delegation to meet and work with Governor of Sakai city Osami Takeyama yesterday morning.

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JICA willing to cooperate with HCMC in public private partnership HCMC high level deputation starts ten day visit to Japan

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said the agency willing to introduce and advice experienced Japanese businesses to collaborate with HCMC under Public Private Partnership (PPP) model, said executive senior vice president of JICA Kazuhiko Koshikawa on Friday.

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HCMC asks for help from Japan’s wastewater treatment technology

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SaiGon GP English 4 month(s) ago 1 related news

Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Dinh La Thang yesterday afternoon hoped that the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) would help treat wastewater by introducing businesses or transferring technologies in the field to HCMC.

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