Meet Mighty, an e-commerce platform where kids are operating their own storefronts

Meet Mighty, an e-commerce platform where kids are operating their own storefronts

V.U.M - Now, a year-old, L.A.-based startup called Mighty, a kind of Shopify that invites younger kids to open a store online, aims to partly fill the void. In fact, Mighty — led by founders Ben Goldhirsh, who previously founded GOOD magazine, and Dana Mauriello, who spent nearly five years with Etsy and was most recently an advisor to Sidewalk Labs — hopes to woo families with the pitch that it operates at the center of fintech, ed tech, and entertainment.

Vietnam leaders extend greetings to US on 245th Independence Day

Vietnam leaders extend greetings to US on 245th Independence Day
04/07/2021 11:38
V.U.M - From 1776 to the present, the date of July 4 has been celebrated as the birth of US independence, with festivities ranging from fireworks, carnivals, fairs to more casual family gatherings and barbecues. Leaders of Vietnam have sent kinds wishes on American Independence day, which falls on July 4.

My dad criticized the Vietnam War while he was a POW. Here's what he'd tell troops today.

My dad criticized the Vietnam War while he was a POW. Here
02/06/2021 18:02
V.U.M - An experienced career aviator and fighter squadron commanding officer, he had thought he would be fighting for peace in Vietnam. But Gene concluded that the war was illegal and misguided, and he believed that wholeheartedly for the rest of his life.

Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc asks Biden for COVID-19 vaccine support

Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc asks Biden for COVID-19 vaccine support
31/05/2021 17:31
V.U.M - President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Sunday sent a letter to US President Joe Biden, asking for COVID-19 vaccine support for Vietnam as the country is facing a devastating fourth wave of infections.

US helps Vietnam access COVID-19 vaccine sources

US helps Vietnam access COVID-19 vaccine sources
29/05/2021 17:19
V.U.M - The United States will assist countries, including Vietnam, to get access to a roll-out of its 80 million doses through the United Nation-managed COVAX Facility and other partners.

Vietnam leaders extend greetings to US on 245th Independence Day

Vietnam leaders extend greetings to US on 245th Independence Day
04/07/2021 11:38
V.U.M - From 1776 to the present, the date of July 4 has been celebrated as the birth of US independence, with festivities ranging from fireworks, carnivals, fairs to more casual family gatherings and barbecues. Leaders of Vietnam have sent kinds wishes on American Independence day, which falls on July 4.

U.S. to detail global distribution plan for 80 mln vaccine doses

U.S. to detail global distribution plan for 80 mln vaccine doses
03/06/2021 11:55
V.U.M - The United States will announce in the next two weeks how it plans to distribute 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses it has pledged globally, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday.

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News
16/04/2021 17:30
V.U.M - Vietnam has gained the achievement thanks to power, heritage, and openness for business. Vietnam has climbed three places to the 40th in the 2021 Best Countries Report, according to a ranking and analysis project by the US News & World Report

Viet Nam, US seek ways to enhance comprehensive partnership

Viet Nam, US seek ways to enhance comprehensive partnership
15/04/2021 17:24
V.U.M - Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc had an online conversation with US Congressman Joaquin Castro of Texas, who is Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on ASEAN, to discuss ways to boost the Viet Nam-US comprehensive partnership, the ASEAN-US strategic partnership, and several issues of mutual concern.

Vietnamese electric motorbike startup Dat Bike raises $2.6M led by Jungle Ventures

Vietnamese electric motorbike startup Dat Bike raises $2.6M led by Jungle Ventures
13/04/2021 09:59
V.U.M - Founder and chief executive officer Son Nguyen began learning how to build bikes from scrap parts while working as a software engineer in Silicon Valley. Dat Bike plans to expand by building its supply chain in Southeast Asia over the next two to three years, with the help of investors like Jungle Ventures.

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.

Vietnam to buy 20 mln doses of Sputnik V vaccine this year

Vietnam to buy 20 mln doses of Sputnik V vaccine this year
03/06/2021 11:55
V.U.M - Vietnam’s health minister said on Wednesday that Russia had agreed to provide it with 20 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V this year, as the Southeast Asian country races to secure supplies to expedite mass inoculations.

Zero-VND supermarkets ease hardship for workers in Bac Giang

Zero-VND supermarkets ease hardship for workers in Bac Giang
31/05/2021 17:31
V.U.M - Holding a bag of rice from a zero-VND supermarket brought home by his landlord, Luong Van Han could not hide his joy. The 38-year-old lives in a locked-down area of ​​Noi Hoang Commune in Bac Giang Province’s Yen Dung District. Hailing from Viet Yen District, Han works for Luxshare-ICT Co.Ltd, located in Quang Chau Industrial Zone.

NA Chairman: voter turnout reaches 99.57 percent

NA Chairman: voter turnout reaches 99.57 percent
28/05/2021 09:00
V.U.M - NA Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue has said voter turnout in the elections of deputies to the 15th NA and People’s Councils at all levels for the 2021-2026 tenure reached 99.57 percent, higher than the figure of over 98 percent in the previous tenure.

Vietnam receives 1.7 mln AstraZeneca vaccine doses under Covax scheme

Vietnam receives 1.7 mln AstraZeneca vaccine doses under Covax scheme
18/05/2021 10:32
V.U.M - This batch of nearly 1.7 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine is part of the 4.1 million doses committed to Vietnam, free of charge, under COVAX, a global initiative to equitably distribute COVID-19 vaccines worldwide.

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14/06/2021 14:51
Poetry won second prize of contest about women, there was no first prize for Vietnamese Women union, October 2020

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News
16/04/2021 17:30
V.U.M - Vietnam has gained the achievement thanks to power, heritage, and openness for business. Vietnam has climbed three places to the 40th in the 2021 Best Countries Report, according to a ranking and analysis project by the US News & World Report

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.

Facebook is testing a Twitter-like ‘threads’ feature on some public figures’ pages

Facebook is testing a Twitter-like ‘threads’ feature on some public figures’ pages
03/07/2021 22:50
V.U.M - Get your spool-of-yarn emojis ready — threads might be coming to Facebook soon. Facebook has been spotted testing a new feature that gives public figures on Facebook the ability to create a new post that’s connected to a previous one on a related subject. This feature ties the posts together more visually so fans can more easily follow updates over time. When the new post appears on followers’ News Feeds, it will be shown as being connected to the other posts in a thread.

Twitter considers new features for tweeting only to friends, under different personas and more

Twitter considers new features for tweeting only to friends, under different personas and more
02/07/2021 23:37
V.U.M - Twitter has a history of sharing feature and design ideas it’s considering at very early stages of development. Earlier this month, for example, it showed off concepts around a potential “unmention” feature that would let users untag themselves from others’ tweets.

Google update will allow digital Covid-19 vaccination cards and test results to be stored on Android devices

Google update will allow digital Covid-19 vaccination cards and test results to be stored on Android devices
01/07/2021 22:29
V.U.M - Google is making it possible to store digital versions of either Covid-19 test results or vaccination cards on users’ Android devices. The company on Wednesday announced it’s updating its Passes API, which will give developers at healthcare organizations, government agencies, and other organizations authorized by public health authorities the ability to create digital versions of tests and vaccination cards which can then be saved directly to the user’s device.

Lollipop AI launches online grocery marketplace where you can build your own recipes

Lollipop AI launches online grocery marketplace where you can build your own recipes
30/06/2021 19:22
V.U.M - As I’ve taken to online grocery shopping over the pandemic, I’ve always wondered why supermarkets didn’t offer simple ‘recipe’ features that would have automatically collected items for a homemade meal. It seemed an opportunity missed. But it is missed no more.

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.

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News

Vietnam ranks 40th in global list of best countries in 2021: US News
16/04/2021 17:30
V.U.M - Vietnam has gained the achievement thanks to power, heritage, and openness for business. Vietnam has climbed three places to the 40th in the 2021 Best Countries Report, according to a ranking and analysis project by the US News & World Report

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.

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.