Twitter said to have held acquisition talks with Clubhouse on potential $4B deal

Twitter said to have held acquisition talks with Clubhouse on potential $4B deal

Twitter held talks with Clubhouse around a potential acquisition of the live drop-in audio networking platform, with a deal value somewhere around $4 billion, according to a report from Bloomberg

Ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink: The Vietnam - US relation will be further developed because Vietnam is "one of the best friends of the United States"

Ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink: The Vietnam - US relation will be further developed because Vietnam is
07/04/2021 15:00
V.U.M - The US Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink believes that the Vietnam-US relationship will be further developed in the coming years, especially in the time that the US administration under President Joe Biden focuses on strengthening the relationship with allies and partners.

Vietnam, US commit to shoulder against climate change

Vietnam, US commit to shoulder against climate change
31/03/2021 07:00
V.U.M - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry made the commitment during the virtual meeting on March 30.Vietnam said it continues intensifying cooperation with the US in national climate resilience strategies.

Vietnamese food to fuel frontline medical staff in California

Vietnamese food to fuel frontline medical staff in California
06/02/2021 15:00
V.U.M - During a government-imposed lockdown to fight the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, two Vietnamese Americans in California, the home of the biggest Vietnamese community in the United States, are finding themselves busier than ever, offering and delivering hot meals to frontline workers manning intensive care units and emergency departments at hospitals in the San Francisco Bay area.

A Conscientious Objector in a war zone

A Conscientious Objector in a war zone
06/02/2021 12:00
V.U.M - When I grew to know some of the Vietnamese who were fighting the Americans, I was similarly surprised to learn that they also were good, often kind people. How could it be that nice young men from good homes in the United States and Vietnam were killing each other in this war?

From Athens to Kyoto, try coffee like a local

From Athens to Kyoto, try coffee like a local
25/10/2020 11:00
TCVM - Thursday, October 1 is International Coffee Day. And catching up with friends over a cup of coffee, even if you're talking on video chat, has never seemed so appealing, especially since there are now so many ways to enjoy your daily perk, from creamy Vietnamese coffee and the ceremonials of Ethiopian coffee to Turkey's traditional strong black brew.

Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga arrives in Vietnam for official visit

Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga arrives in Vietnam for official visit
19/10/2020 09:00
V.U.M - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga touched down in Hanoi with his spouse on Sunday to begin his official visit to Vietnam. This is Suga’s first overseas trip as prime minister after he took over from Shinzo Abe, who resigned in September because of ill health.

CNN hails Da Lat as producer of best cheese in Asia

CNN hails Da Lat as producer of best cheese in Asia
19/09/2020 09:00
TCVM - An article of the US-based news channel CNN lavished praise on Da Lat as “the source of some of the best cheeses produced in Asia”.

New Yorkers celebrate Met's reopening as a sign life is returning

New Yorkers celebrate Met's reopening as a sign life is returning
14/09/2020 15:22
TCVM - With visitors raising their arms in a sign of victory, clapping and lining up eagerly at ticket windows, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art reopened its doors to the public on Saturday in a festive atmosphere – a sign for many that the largest US metropolis is returning to normality after a nearly six-month closure caused by the coronavirus pandemic

Seafood exports to grow this month

Seafood exports to grow this month
11/03/2021 11:00
V.U.M - The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) forecasts seafood export turnover will increase to reach about US$640 million this month with positive signals from importing countries.

Traveloka to launch financial services in Vietnam, Thailand

Traveloka to launch financial services in Vietnam, Thailand
06/03/2021 12:00
V.U.M - Traveloka, Southeast Asia’s largest online travel startup, plans to launch financial services in Vietnam and Thailand as it eyes a listing in the US, its president said.

Viet Nam to take the lead in economic growth in Southeast Asia: Nikkei Asia

Viet Nam to take the lead in economic growth in Southeast Asia: Nikkei Asia
06/03/2021 10:00
V.U.M - Viet Nam is predicted to record positive growth this year, especially in the context of US-China trade tensions that may persist in the coming years.

Vietnamese hard clams become world first to win ASC certificate

Vietnamese hard clams become world first to win ASC certificate
22/12/2020 09:00
TCVM - Hard clam (Meretrix Lyrata) in the northern province of Nam Dinh has become the first in Vietnam and the world as well to be presented with the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certificate.

Five reasons why Vietnam is ideal for retirement

Five reasons why Vietnam is ideal for retirement
23/03/2021 15:00
V.U.M - Competition for the overseas retiree dollar is fierce around the world and no more prominent than in Southeast Asia. As living costs for foreigners continue to rise in their home countries, more citizens move to this part of the world. What’s so good about retiring in Vietnam?

Film industry and ensuring compliance with international treaty obligations

Film industry and ensuring compliance with international treaty obligations
22/03/2021 17:00
V.U.M - Over the last decade, Vietnam’s film and television industry has demonstrated signs of significant growth potential: multiplex cinemas are expanding; local filmmakers are making their mark on the international stage; and WB’s Kong: Skull Island proved Vietnam could serve as a location for major international productions.

2020 - A year for Vietnam

2020 - A year for Vietnam
06/02/2021 11:00
V.U.M - Foreign media view 2020 as a truly special year for Vietnam as the country has not only performed the dual role of ASEAN Chair and a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council (UNSC) but also done a good job of concurrently containing COVID-19 and sustaining economic growth.

Environmental impact asessment of investment projects highlighted at NA discussion

Environmental impact asessment of investment projects highlighted at NA discussion
28/10/2020 11:00
TCVM - Deputies at the 14th National Assembly debated a number of contents of the draft revised Law on Environmental Protection, including the classification of projects basing on impact to the environment, the authority of environmental effect assessment, and the issuance of licence for waste release.

Hanoi’s intangible heritages recognized national status

Hanoi’s intangible heritages recognized national status
23/03/2021 09:00
V.U.M - Among eight recently recognized intangible cultural heritages by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, two are from Hanoi.

Film industry and ensuring compliance with international treaty obligations

Film industry and ensuring compliance with international treaty obligations
22/03/2021 17:00
V.U.M - Over the last decade, Vietnam’s film and television industry has demonstrated signs of significant growth potential: multiplex cinemas are expanding; local filmmakers are making their mark on the international stage; and WB’s Kong: Skull Island proved Vietnam could serve as a location for major international productions.

Xoi – the quintessential comfort food

Xoi – the quintessential comfort food
08/12/2020 10:00
TCVM - Xôi (sticky rice) has a long-standing history in the Vietnamese cuisine. It is one of the most well-beloved food for Vietnamese people regardless of age and generation.

From Athens to Kyoto, try coffee like a local

From Athens to Kyoto, try coffee like a local
25/10/2020 11:00
TCVM - Thursday, October 1 is International Coffee Day. And catching up with friends over a cup of coffee, even if you're talking on video chat, has never seemed so appealing, especially since there are now so many ways to enjoy your daily perk, from creamy Vietnamese coffee and the ceremonials of Ethiopian coffee to Turkey's traditional strong black brew.

Blue dot raises $32M for AI that helps businesses manage their tax accounting

Blue dot raises $32M for AI that helps businesses manage their tax accounting
07/04/2021 18:49
Artificial intelligence has become a fundamental cornerstone of how a lot of business software works, providing a useful boost in reading, understanding, and using the often-fragmented trove of data that organizations generate these days.

Yahoo Answers is shutting down

Yahoo Answers is shutting down
06/04/2021 18:49
Say "goodbye" to one of the internet's favorite dinosaurs.

Genesis broke a world record for the most drones in the sky

Genesis broke a world record for the most drones in the sky
05/04/2021 20:08
It's a publicity stunt, but it also illustrates technological progress

Microsoft gets contract worth up to $22 billion to outfit US Army with 120,000 AR headsets

Microsoft gets contract worth up to $22 billion to outfit US Army with 120,000 AR headsets
04/04/2021 15:48
Microsoft will be fulfilling an order for 120,000 AR headsets for the Army based on their Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) design.

Cu Lao Xanh converts to plastic waste free island

Cu Lao Xanh converts to plastic waste free island
30/09/2020 10:00
TCVM - Cu Lao Xanh (Green) Island in Binh Dinh Province has become a plastic waste free island following an environmental protection campaign run by local youths.

Creativity helps fish farmer gain success, help his peers

Creativity helps fish farmer gain success, help his peers
31/08/2020 15:29
TCVM - Thanks to advanced science and technology, Tống Hữu Châu, an owner of a fish farm in HCM City’s District 12, has built a brand for his ornamental fish and his products have been exported to the US and EU.

Vietnamese make sneakers from coffee grounds, plastic waste

Vietnamese make sneakers from coffee grounds, plastic waste
31/08/2020 15:29
TCVM - Two Vietnamese students in Finland showing an interest in both fashion and environmental issues have found unlikely success with their special ‘coffee sneakers’ made from recycled coffee grounds and plastic waste.

Towards greener, healthier urban lives

Towards greener, healthier urban lives
28/07/2020 16:58
TCVM - Green buildings and energy-efficient realty projects have received much global attention in past years and the latest moves from the government show that Vietnam is refusing to be left behind.

Vietnam National University, Hanoi featured in world’s top 1,000: THE

Vietnam National University, Hanoi featured in world’s top 1,000: THE
04/09/2020 12:00
TCVM - Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU-Hanoi) is among the top 1,000 universities in the world, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021.

Over 60 universities in Vietnam let students stay home to prevent coronavirus contagion

Over 60 universities in Vietnam let students stay home to prevent coronavirus contagion
31/08/2020 15:29
TCVM - More than 60 universities in Vietnam have decided to extend their students’ Lunar New Year holiday for another week in an effort to prevent the viral contagion of the novel coronavirus.

Returning overseas students apply for study at local universities

Returning overseas students apply for study at local universities
10/08/2020 10:43
TCVM - Nguyễn Cảnh Hân, one of the thousands of students who have returned to Việt Nam because of the COVID-19 pandemic, plans to apply for admission to International University, one of the members of Việt Nam National University-Hồ Chí Minh City (VNUHCM).

More American students come to Vietnam for study: report

More American students come to Vietnam for study: report
10/08/2020 10:43
TCVM - Vietnam has become a more popular destination for American students, evidenced by a rise in their numbers in the Southeast Asian country, the U.S. Mission said in a press release on Tuesday.

Dak Nong – “unpolished gem” of Central Highlands

Dak Nong – “unpolished gem” of Central Highlands
19/12/2020 10:00
TCVM - The Central Highlands province of Dak Nong has established its position in the national tourism map after the UNESCO granted the global status to its Dak Nong Geopark.

HCM City seeks UNESCO heritage recognition for Cu Chi Tunnels

HCM City seeks UNESCO heritage recognition for Cu Chi Tunnels
16/12/2020 12:00
TCVM - HCM City authorities have sent a proposal to the Ministry of National Defence to seek UNESCO recognition for Cu Chi Tunnels, the largest underground tunnel network in Vietnam.

Soi Sim – paradise in the heart of heritage

Soi Sim – paradise in the heart of heritage
25/10/2020 13:00
TCVM - Considered as a paradise in the heart of Ha Long Bay, Soi Sim Island is famous for its pristine and poetic beauty with unique natural values.

My love affair with Vietnamese pho

My love affair with Vietnamese pho
24/10/2020 11:00
TCVM - My love affair with pho began way back in 1980, after moving from a small town in British Columbia, Canada to attend an art college in Vancouver.

Muong Lo valley: Land of historical and cultural values

Muong Lo valley: Land of historical and cultural values
16/07/2020 17:01
V.U.M - Located 80 km from Yen Bai city, Muong Lo valley is the land of historical and cultural values

Vietnam has third global geopark recognised by UNESCO

Vietnam has third global geopark recognised by UNESCO
16/07/2020 17:01
V.U.M - Vietnam’s Dak Nong Geopark has been recognized by UNESCO as a Global Geopark, becoming the third of its kind in the country.

Hoi An among world’s top 25 cities

Hoi An among world’s top 25 cities
16/07/2020 17:01
V.U.M - Hoi An ancient city in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Nam was ranked third among the list of the world’s top 25 cities in 2020 recently announced by Travel + Leisure.

Vietnam - US trade increases 160 times after 25 years

Vietnam - US trade increases 160 times after 25 years
16/07/2020 12:00
V.U.M - Since the normalisation of bilateral relations 25 years ago, bilateral trade between Vietnam and the US has consistently increased. Vietnam ranks 16th among the US trade partners and the US is Vietnam’s third largest trade partner.