Delegates to the get-together at VNA's headquarters in Hanoi (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Officials, experts, journalists, and technicians of the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) who worked through different periods in Cambodia met on January 7, recalling the memorable time of hectic reporting from the neighbouring country. Addressing the get-together at the VNA’s headquarters in Hanoi, VNA General Director Nguyen Duc Loi said in late 1978, a group of nearly 30 officials, journalists, telegraphers, and drivers of the VNA headed to Cambodia to report the joint struggle of volunteer Vietnamese soldiers and Cambodian army and people against the Pol Pot genocidal regime. Between 1978 and 1988, the VNA officials and experts wholeheartedly assisted the building of the Cambodian News Agency - SPK (now AKP), he said, adding that hundreds of VNA leaders, reporters, editors, officials, technicians, and drivers were sent to AKP to help the agency with professional skills, apparatus … [Read more...] about VNA’s journalists recall hectic reporting from Cambodia
Note 7 recall
Samsung relapse its faulty batteries in Samsung Galaxy Note 9? According to newswire NewYork Post, a Long Island woman Diane Chung took Samsung to the court after her Samsung Galaxy Note 9 spontaneously combusted inside a Long Island woman’s purse. The first target of the lawsuit is to clarify her damage in this incident. Diane Chung said in her lawsuit she was using the new handset on September 3 when it suddenly became "extremely hot," and then she stopped using the phone and placed it in her purse but soon heard "a whistling and screeching sound, and she noticed thick smoke" pouring from her purse. Chung had to remove the phone by emptying her purse onto an elevator floor, but the fire didn't stop until a passerby picked up the handset with a cloth and placed it into a bucket of water. The regret incident happened in the context Samsung CEO Koh Dong-jin affirmed that the battery in the Galaxy Note 9 is safer than ever. Users do not have to worry about the batteries anymore. … [Read more...] about Samsung relapse its faulty batteries in Samsung Galaxy Note 9?
Samsung Electronics Vietnam has asked the General Department of Vietnam Customs for preferential treatment for the import of new Galaxy Note 7s to replace faulty phones for customers. Samsung wants preferential Galaxy Note 7 imports Samsung Electronics Vietnam wants to use the customs procedure and preferential treatments for temporary imports to replace the phones for customers as soon as possible. They hope that the General Department of Vietnam Customs will provide favourable condition such as simpler procedures. Last month, the Ministry of Industry and Trade issued advice to customers to stop using the high-end smartphone, Galaxy Note7 after Samsung Group announced the fire hazards and officially recalled and stopped selling the device on September 3. Samsung reported that the batteries were overheating and could catch fire while charging or using the phone. 12,633 devices were sold in Vietnam from August 19 to September 7. The Samsung Electronics factory in Thai Nguyen Province … [Read more...] about Samsung wants preferential Galaxy Note 7 imports
The Ministry of Industry and Trade advised customers to stop using the high-end smartphone, Galaxy Note7, after Samsung recalled the device due to a battery problem. Samsung Galaxy Note7 The Vietnam Competition Authority under the Ministry of Industry and Trade said they worked with both the representatives of Samsung Group and Samsung Vina Electronics Company about the problem on September 6. Samsung reported that the batteries were overheating and could catch fire while charging or using the phone. Even though Vietnam hasn’t had any cases, the Ministry of Industry and Trade advised users, who bought the phone from August 19 to September 7, to return their phones to receive a new handset. 12,633 devices were sold in Vietnam during this period. Those who bought from overseas buyers can go to retail locations or call the Samsung hotline for guidance before December 31. Customers will be given a brand new Samsung Galaxy A3 to use while waiting for a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 … [Read more...] about Ministry warns customers against Samsung Galaxy Note 7
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has issued an instruction telling airlines to warn passengers against putting Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones in their luggage due to the risk of battery fires. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 The instruction also requires airlines to stop providing charging service for those phones during flights, citing the recommendation of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on September 8. Airline carriers are to report on relevant issues to the CAAV before September 23, 2016. Previously on September 9, the Singapore Airlines also banned the use of Galaxy Note 7 on all of its flights. The same day, China Airlines and EVA Airways of Taiwan said they will not allow those phones in checked luggage. China Airlines also advised passengers not to turn on or charge the phones during flights. The smart phone maker Samsung of the Republic of Korea launched Galaxy Note 7 in early August. Over 2.5 million sets have been sold in 10 markets worldwide. … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy Note 7 banned on Vietnamese planes