Articles worth reading
Image : Vietnam shipping execs sentenced to death for embezzlement

Vietnam shipping execs sentenced to death for embezzlement

person Orange Themes access_time Feb 23,2017

Bao moi - HANOI: Vietnam on Wednesday (Feb 22) sentenced two executives from its scandal-hit shipping industry to death for embezzlement, official media reported, the latest punishment meted out for the spectacular collapse of a state-run firm that

Image : Timbers loan Lucas Melano to Belgrano in Argentina

Timbers loan Lucas Melano to Belgrano in Argentina

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 09,2017

Yahoo News PORTAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers have loaned midfielder Lucas Melano to Atletico Belgrano of Argentina.

Image : To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

To Mosul and back: Sunni Arabs seek place in a shifting Iraq

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 18,2016

By John Davison NEAR BASHIQA, Iraq (Reuters) - When Kurdish forces began rounding up his relatives and friends, 23-year-old Iraqi Omar Abdallah fled with his pregnant wife and four brothers to Mosul. At the time, life under Islamic State seemed

Latest blog articles

Former champion Chuck Liddell on MMA promotion tour in Vietnam

access_time Oct 13,2016 chat_bubble_outline 112 views

American MMA (mixed martial art) legend Chuck Liddell is in Vietnam on a week-long tour to introduce the type of sport to local citizens.

The former UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) light heavyweight champion is scheduled to arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday.

The main agenda of the retired athlete’s visit is to attend the inauguration of the UFC Gym in the southern hub on October 18.

MMA is a full-contact combat sport that allows both striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.

Liddell and his family are also expected to pay a trip to the famous beach city of Nha Trang, located in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa.

Born in December 17, 1969, Liddell has an extensive striking background in Kempo, Koei-Kan Karate, kickboxing, wrestling, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

The former athlete began his career as a MMA fighter with his first fight at the UFC in 1998 in Alabama and became the first UFC fighter to appear on the cover of ESPN Magazine.

With his outstanding 13 wins coming by way of knockout, Liddell was listed among the UFC Hall of Fame in 2009.

He also starred in several popular American movies and series, including How high (2001), Bachelor party Vegas (2006), Drillbit Taylor (2008), Kick-ass 2 (2013), Riot (2015, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2011), Hawaii Five-0 (2011), and others.

In 2008, Liddell published his autobiography named ‘Iceman: My Fighting Life.’

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to get the latest news about Vietnam!

Read on the original site
Premier Leageue: Bilic offers sympathy to under-fire Moss

Slaven Bilic urged the FA to give assistance to referees in the wake of Jon Moss' criticised display in West Ham's 2-2 draw at Leicester. . View photo Slaven Bilic urged the FA to give assistance to referees in the wake of Jon Moss' criticised display in West Ham's 2-2 draw at Leicester. West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has offered support to referee Jon Moss after the official's handling of his team's 2-2 draw at Premier League leaders Leicester City came in for heavy criticism.Moss sent off… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnamese wanted for alleged Cambodian child rape arrested

Nguyen Thanh Dung at the police station. Photo courtesy of Ho Chi Minh City Police Police have arrested Nguyen Thanh Dung, a Vietnamese suspect who allegedly took part in the torture and rape of a two-year-old boy in Cambodia, Ho Sy Tien, director of the Criminal Police Department under Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security, said late Wednesday. Dung was caught in Ho Chi Minh City just a day after police in Cambodia arrested a Dutch man and two Cambodian men who appeared in disturbing child… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

C&W: Great potential in Vietnam's manufacturing

Vietnam has ranked second in the Pioneering Locations Index within Cushman & Wakefield’s latest global Manufacturing Risk Index report, behind Costa Rica. The ranking shows that global manufacturers hold Vietnam in high regard in terms of potential. The report ranks 30 “established” markets that are the largest by manufacturing output, as defined by United Nations Conference for Trade and Investment (UNCTAD), and also covers the Top 10 pioneering nations, made up from those that currently do… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Massive imports overpower domestically made products

Vietnam spends big money every year to buy foreign goods and services, including those which could be made or offered domestically. A report of the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) shows that in the first two months of 2017, the trade deficit reached $3.5 billion.  More seriously, the imports subject to strict control and restriction saw high growth rates. Consumer goods and fruits, for example, saw imports up by 67.1 percent, while scrap iron & steel was up by 153.7 percent and cars… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Suspected Russian raids kill 46 across Syria's Idlib: monitor

Beirut (AFP) - At least 46 people were killed in suspected Russian air strikes on several parts of the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.The Britain-based monitor said those killed in the strikes, on three locations in the province, were mostly civilians. World - Yahoo News chat_bubble_outline Read More...

folder_open Assigned tags



Trends in Singapore

Trends in Indonesia

Trends in Philippin