Formula 1 fans standing in the pouring rain waiting for the performance The main event on May 4 marked a massive array of unprecedented and incredible experiences for fans, proving that F1 has always been more than a race. For the first time ever, Heineken has purposely turned Sala Residential Area in District 2, Ho Chi Minh City into an extravagant racetrack to pave the way for an epic performance from a real F1 car. In the evenining of May 5 , Heineken put on a spectacular music event after the F1 experience, headlined by DJ Martin Garrix, the world’s No.1 DJ for two consecutive years (2016 and 2017), supported by cutting-edge performances by leading Vietnamese artists including: My Tam, Tuan Hung, Son Tung MTP and Dong Nhi. This campaign is also an expansion of Heineken’s long-standing commitment to responsible drinking. The F1 event was used as a platform to raise awareness of the ‘When You Drive, Never Drink’ campaign that was launched by Heineken in … [Read more...] about Heineken brings the Perfect F1 Experience to Vietnamese fans
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India’s ambassador N.Ravi. — VNS File Photo India steadily recovering from tsunami (26-01-2005) India’s ambassador to Viet Nam Neelakantan Ravi speaks with Viet Nam News on the occasion of his country’s Republic Day today. In addition to international aid and supplies, what measures are the Indian Government taking to return life to normal for the tsunami victims? India’s response to the tsunami disaster was extremely prompt and a massive effort was launched by a well-oiled machinery which was already in place. India’s relief assets were deployed in the affected areas of the country and also in neighbouring countries in response to their request. These assets provided immediate relief, rescued people, made available medical supplies including positioning of hospital ships, ferrying of these supplies using aircraft, ships etc. India also sent a number of medical teams to the neighbouring countries. This has, of course, been very deeply … [Read more...] about India steadily recovering from tsunami
Towboat owner, driver in Ghenh bridge collapse prosecuted The Dong Nai province Supreme People's Procuracy on March 30 approved a decision to start criminal proceedings against two men involved in the recent collapse of Ghenh Bridge across Dong Nai River. The detainees are 62-year-old Phan The Thuong from Ho Chi Minh City, owner of the towboat which caused the March 20 accident, and 30-year-old Tran Van Giang, residing in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, who was at the towboat's wheel when it crashed into the bridge. An order was also issued to take the two men into custody for four months to serve the investigation into "violations of regulations on navigation in waterways" stipulated in Article 212 of the Criminal Code. According to initial investigation, Thuong asked Giang who has no boat-pilot's licence to steer the towboat coded SG-3745, which was towing a barge with a plate number of SG-5984 carrying 800 tonnes of sand from the western region to Dong Nai. However, the … [Read more...] about Social News 1/4
British man dies in Thanh Hoa Province Adam Bradley Cummings, born in 1973, was an employee of JGCS Consortium, a contractor at the Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical project. On October 24, he held a party at home in Hai Hoa Commune and was later found unconscious by his girlfriend the next morning. She called his co-workers to take him to Tinh Gia District Hospital, however, he died on the way. Cummings had no suspicious signs on his body. The provincial Department of Justice issued his death certificate and contacted the British Embassy. JGCS Consortium is a joint venture formed by Chiyoda Corp., JGC Corp., Technip, and South Korean contractors GS Engineering & Construction and SK Engineering & Construction to build Nghi Son Refinery complex. Paternity leave extended Men will be able to take five to 14 days off work as paternity leave when their wife gives birth, up from five days, with the leave depending on the number of children born and the method of birth, under the … [Read more...] about Social News 30/10
Your Say (28-08-2009) Is it unwise to let foreigners drive right-hand cars in VN? Viet Nam News asked its readers about the Ministry of Transport’s proposal to allow foreigners to drive cars with steering wheels on the right-hand side in Viet Nam. Last week we asked readers for their opinions about the Ministry of Transport’s proposal that would allow foreigners to drive cars with steering wheels on the right while they visit and stay in Viet Nam. Anucha Kwantientong, Thailand, Bangkok I like travelling to other countries in my own car. Many countries allow cars with the steering wheel on the right to use their roads. When I go to these countries, I practise for a short time in order to get used to their traffic signals and laws. I have never had any trouble driving in foreign countries. Fortunately, the procedures for taking my car to other countries are not complicated. All I need is to do is show a valid copy of my driving licence and car registration. It would be really … [Read more...] about Is it unwise to let foreigners drive right-hand cars in VN?