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Vietnam ICT Awards 2010

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2011 at 4:31 am




Vietnam ICT Awards 2010


QĐND – Friday, January 07, 2011, 21:29 (GMT+7)

The Ministry of Information and Communications announced regulations on Vietnam Information, Communication and Technology Awards (VICTA 2010) in Hanoi on January 6.  


Thirty-two awards will be presented to six main sectors of information and technology (IT), including telecommunications, IT industry, IT human resources training, IT application, digital information security, and also to foreign businesses for their active contribution to the development of Vietnam’s ICT and to those domestic ones for the benefit of community development.


This year’s awards will honour new businesses credited with high growth rates and good services. Two awards will be given for the first time to those providing best security services and solutions.


There are also prizes for units of ministries and departments which have best applied IT in their work.


VICTA 2010 is focused on the quality, growth and effective operation of businesses involved in mobile telecommunications, Internet, software and digital information sources.  


The deadline for businesses and units send in their dossiers is March 6.


Source: VOV


Source: QDND

Book on Pagodas wins golds at Vietnam Book Awards

In Uncategorized on December 18, 2010 at 9:27 am

The Vietnam Publishers Association awarded the book on Chua Vietnam (Vietnamese Pagodas) two gold prizes at the Vietnam Book Awards on December 15 for its excellence in printing and subject matter.

The book is written by three renowned scholars Ha Van Tan, Nguyen Van Ku and Pham Ngoc Long.  According to archaeologist Nguyen Viet, from the Centre for Southeast Asian Prehistory, this book is one of the few archaeological publications to have been reprinted many times.


The present reprint of the book provides a close glimpse of the country’s most exotic and remote pagodas and is more expansive in its scope than the previous editions.


First printed in 1993 in both Vietnamese and English the book now contains detailed information on 118 pagodas in 61 cities and provinces throughout Vietnam besides listing 730 pagodas now recognised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as heritage sites. The present edition of this book is only available in Vietnam.


The organization also awarded gold prizes to six other authors and to three well-printed books. The annual awards ceremony will be held in Hanoi on December 19.

Source: SGGP

Honda VN awards “Honda YES 2010” prizes to 10 students

In Uncategorized on December 16, 2010 at 2:28 pm




Honda VN awards “Honda YES 2010” prizes to 10 students


QĐND – Thursday, December 16, 2010, 21:4 (GMT+7)

On December 15th, the Honda Vietnam Company (HVN) granted The Honda Young Engineer & Scientist Awards (Honda YES) to 10 students from the University of Technology and the University of Science of the Hanoi National University, the University of Transport and Communications, the Hanoi, Da Nang and HCMC Universities of Science and Technology.


This is the 5th year the Honda YES has been carried out in Vietnam by HVN, in cooperation with the Honda Foundation and the National Institute for Science and Technology Policy and Strategy Studies (NISTPASS).


The ten Honda YES 2010 Awards, in total worth US$ 30,000, and ten Honda Wave 110S motorbikes (each prize amounts to US$ 3,000 plus a motorbike).


Besides, the Honda YES awardees might have chance to receive the YES Plus prizes of US$ 10,000 each, if they apply for post graduate programs in Japan.


Source: HNM


Translated by Van Hieu


Source: QDND

Book on Pagodas wins Gold at Vietnam Book Awards

In Uncategorized on December 16, 2010 at 9:51 am

The Vietnam Publishers Association awarded the book on Chua Vietnam (Vietnamese Pagodas) two gold prizes at the Vietnam Book Awards on December 15 for its excellence in printing and subject matter.

The book is written by three renowned scholars Ha Van Tan, Nguyen Van Ku and Pham Ngoc Long.  According to archaeologist Nguyen Viet, from the Centre for Southeast Asian Prehistory, this book is one of the few archaeological publications to have been reprinted many times.


The present reprint of the book provides a close glimpse of the country’s most exotic and remote pagodas and is more expansive in its scope than the previous editions.


First printed in 1993 in both Vietnamese and English the book now contains detailed pictorial information on 118 pagodas in 61 cities and provinces throughout Vietnam besides listing 730 pagodas now recognised by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism as heritage sites. The present edition of this book is only available in Vietnam.


The organization also awarded gold prizes to six other authors and to three well-printed books. The annual awards ceremony will be held in Hanoi on December 19.

Source: SGGP

Vietnamese Talent Awards honors outstanding scientists

In Uncategorized on November 22, 2010 at 10:03 am

VTC awards scholarships to poor students

In Uncategorized on November 20, 2010 at 4:13 pm

“Best in Ao Dai”, “Best in Evening Gown” awards belong to Serbia and Ecuador

In Uncategorized on November 18, 2010 at 9:02 am

Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper wins first prize at Press Awards

In Uncategorized on November 17, 2010 at 8:31 am

VietDocs-Vietnam Green Documentary Awards to be launched

In Uncategorized on October 28, 2010 at 2:09 pm




VietDocs-Vietnam Green Documentary Awards to be launched


QĐND – Thursday, October 28, 2010, 20:45 (GMT+7)

PANO – Young filmmakers in Vietnam are encouraged to shoot short documentaries about environmental issues for a contest at the VietDocs 2011-Vietnam Green Documentary Awards in November.


According to the Goethe Institute in Hanoi, the competition, jointly organised by the German Development Service (DED), InWent, Vietnam National Institute for Documentary and Scientific Films and Channel VTV6, aims to encourage and support younger generation of filmmakers to produce documentaries reflecting environmental problems and impacts of climate change on people’s daily life.


The competition, “Climate Change-Changing My Life”, will see the nationwide participation of young filmmakers and students in the age-group 18-30. Each competitor will submit, at most, a two A4-page topic of climate change and its consequences and local effects.


The topics will be sent to the competition website and be made available to members of the jury. 20 best topics will be selected for the second round and be developed into scripts for short films.


During the competition, applicants will have an opportunity to take part in workshops with a team of German directors to learn more about various stages of short documentary filmmaking and to develop their script and plan the production.


The 20 films, less than 15 minutes each, will be showed at the Goethe Institute in Hanoi, and submitted to the jury in May 2011.


10 films for the final will be screened at the “European Documentary Film Festival” in Hanoi in June 2011.


The award ceremony for three best films will take place during the “European Documentary Film Festival”. Spectators will be invited to vote for which film they find the most well-crafted and interesting.


Along with a US $1,000 reward, the first prize winner will receive an additional budget of US $3,500, at most, to produce a 25-30 minute documentary on the subject, which will be introduced at the Southeast Asia Science Film Festival SEADocs 2012.

Mai Huong

Source: QDND

VNPT shortlisted for Broadband Awards

In Uncategorized on October 19, 2010 at 8:09 pm




VNPT shortlisted for Broadband Awards


QĐND – Tuesday, October 19, 2010, 22:14 (GMT+7)

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) has been short-listed for the ‘Changing Lives’ awards – one of the 10 prizes up for grabs at the Broadband Infovision Awards 2010.


The jury selected VNPT thanks to its initiatives and solutions for developing broadband infrastructures and services in Vietnam during 2009 and 2010.


Holding the largest broadband market share in Vietnam , at 75 percent, the group has narrowed the “digital gap” between urban and rural areas, changing people’s lives by giving them access to the internet and the knowledge-based economy.


VNPT will compete against three rivals – Columbus Networks, Saudi Telecoms and Telstra, for the award.


The Broadband Infovision Award is a world-acclaimed prize which is presented annually by the UK ’s Informa communications group. It attracts major telecoms corporations and operators from all over the world.


53 entrants have been listed for this year’s awards, covering 10 categories including best new service; broadband access network technologies and services; broadband network and services management and operations; content, entertainment, applications and services; broadband home: appliances, devices, home networks and services; enabling silicon and component-level technologies; network innovation; green broadband; broadband innovation of the year and broadband that changes lives.


Within the framework of the Awards, a Broadband World Forum will also be held in France , from October 26-28, with 200 executives from the world’s leading telecoms groups attending.


Source: VNA


Source: QDND