Children all over Việt Nam are out of school and excited about the summer holiday. How are they going to spend their free time? Phương Mai, San Hà and Ngọc Diệp talk to kids and their parents. Huỳnh Phong Sơn, a 12-year-old student from HCM City’s Hóc Môn District, says his parents want him to spend time on physical activities this summer. But that’s not all. He’s taking English and singing classes as well. “I play football with my neighbours every afternoon, and I swim with my cousins and friends on the weekends,” Sơn says. Though his family plans to travel this summer, he prefers to take part in summer camps and activities at cultural houses. “I can meet new friends and learn new things through fun activities.” To meet children’s needs, cultural houses, theatres and amusement parks in the city are preparing many kinds of programmes to welcome Children’s Day on … [Read more...] about What do kids want to do this summer?
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Former US National Basketball Association (NBA) basketballer Vladimir Radmanovic. – Photo jrnba.pt HÀ NỘI — Former US National Basketball Association (NBA) basketballer Vladimir Radmanovic will coach Youth at Jr. NBA Việt Nam Camp in Hà Nội on June 1. “I’m excited to work with aspiring young athletes and experience how the game is played on this side of the world,” said Radmanovic. “This is a great opportunity to educate participants on how to fulfill their potential as players as well as how to play the game the right way.” Radmanovic, selected 12th overall in the 2001 NBA Draft, was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2002 and spent 12 seasons in the NBA with the Seattle Sonics, L.A. Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers, Charlotte Bobcats, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks and Chicago Bulls. Returning for the sixth consecutive year, the Jr. NBA Việt Nam programme tipped off in … [Read more...] about Former NBA player to coach Youth at Jr. NBA Việt Nam Camp
Viet Nam News By Lê Hương Although nearly half a century has passed, the American war’s casualties and victims continue to suffer. Many American veterans have returned to Việt Nam to support them. Matthew Keenan, 68, is among those who returned to help ease the pain. Keenan joined the war in Việt Nam by the end of 1971 as an administrative specialist, travelling to Cam Ranh Bay, Chu Lai and Đà Nẵng. Returning to New York in May 1972, he continued his college education. Then he did legal work in New York prisons, taught paralegal courses in colleges, became a lawyer and managed companies and properties in Philadelphia and New York. He got married, having two daughters and four grandchildren. Over the years, he was aware of the use of Agent Orange during the war in Việt Nam. All three places he had been stationed are listed as Agent Orange “hot spots”. Keenan was diagnosed with prostate cancer, which his doctors … [Read more...] about American vet finds peaceful home in Đà Nẵng
* Wales striker Hal Robson-Kanu has announced his retirement from international football to focus on his club career, the West Bromwich Albion player said in a statement on Wednesday. The 29-year-old forward won 44 caps and scored five times for Wales * Real Madrid have re-signed forward Mariano Diaz from French side Olympique Lyonnais on a five-year contract, the Spanish club said on Wednesday. * The former head of the South American football confederation CONMEBOL, Juan Angel Napout, was sentenced to nine years in prison on Aug 29 for his role in the sweeping FIFA corruption scandal. * A thrilling draw away to Salzburg enabled Serbian champions Red Star Belgrade to reach the Champions League group stage for the first time where they will be joined by Portugal's Benfica and Dutch side PSV Eindhoven. * Newcastle's miserable start to the season suffered another blow with a dramatic late 3-1 defeat to Championship side Nottingham Forest on Aug 29 to crash out of the League Cup at the … [Read more...] about Heat rule in effect again at US Open