Vietnamese striker Huynh Nhu named to Portuguese female league's dream team

Saturday, 12/11/2022 16:08
Vietnamese striker Huynh Nhu has been named to the BPI League's Dream Team for the sixth week of this season's Portuguese female league, reported Vietnam News Agency.
Vietnamese striker Huynh Nhu (middle) (Photo: Lank Vilaverdense FC) 

Nhu scored twice and assisted once to help her Lank Vilaverdense FC tie 3-3 against Famalicao on November 8.

In her debut with the starting team, she was also presented a statue as the most valuable player of the match.

In the Dream Team's 3-5-2 formation, the 30-year-old teams up with Telma Encarnacao of Maritimo FC in the front line.

Three midfielders are Valeria Cantuario (Benfica), Vanessa Marques (Braga) and Raquel Fernandes (Famalicao) while the defenders are Priscila Campota and Joana Silva (Maritimo), Beatriz Rodrigues (Braga), Ana Assucena (Damaiense) and Ines Maia (Famalicao) with Hannah Seabert (Sporting Lisbon) the goalkeeper.

In the next match, Lank, No. 6 with eight points, will play Damaiense, who are in third position with 13 points, on November 27.

Green office receives increasing attention from investors

As workplaces have drawn greater attention of enterprises and employees, investors have focused more on the development of green office in their projects, reported Vietnam News Agency.

Lancaster Luminaire office building in Hanoi (Source: CBRE) 

According to experts from Savills Vietnam, investors have paid greater attention to sustainable construction in real estate, especially green office, to satisfy the new requirements of tenants.

They predicted that by 2025, green office will become a major trend. Hoang Nguyet Minh, Commercial Leasing Director of Savills Hanoi, said that from now to 2024, at least six office projects will receive green certificates.

Nguyen Le Dung, Director of the Hanoi Office of Viva Land, said the COVID-19 pandemic with unpredictable impacts has made tenants pay more and more attention to the quality of the building and the benefits in space it brings.

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Green has become an indispensable requirement in the current office space design. In addition, the requirements for workplace has gone beyond space and extended to issues of health, sustainability and diversity of working methods, she said.

Ong Khing Wee, Deputy General Director of Viva Land, said that changes in the viewpoints of businesses and employees about workspaces have created opportunities for green buildings. The green office trend will continue to grow because of the increasing demand from investors and businesses themselves, he asserted.

Savills’ statistics for the Hanoi market showed that leasing activities of the office segment have grown strongly, mostly from the vigorous economic development of the capital city with GDP expansion of 15.7% in the third quarter and sustainable FDI inflows.

Currently, the total office supply in the Hanoi market is about 2.13 million sq.m, coming from 189 projects, down 1% quarter on quarter after two buildings stopped leasing.

Savills Vietnam forecast that the supply in the non-CBD area from 2023 to 2025 is likely to be quite abundant with about 699,000 sq.m from 19 new projects, mostly in the city’s western region.

Bac Giang works hard on digital government building

The northern province of Bac Giang has continued its efforts to accelerate digital government development and smart city building, reported Vietnam News Agency according to Director of the provincial Department of Information and Communications Tran Minh Chieu.

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The department is managing to maintain and effectively operate the data integration centre, and shared information systems of the province such as the local government service platform (LGSP), the online video conferencing platform, the reporting and information system, and the portal, among others.

The department has directed telecommunications businesses to focus on completing information infrastructure and speeding up the provision of Mobile Money service to locals.

It has coordinated with relevant agencies to complete and operate projects on building a digital data warehouse and an information system for settling administrative procedures.

Online teaching platforms, a national digital education resource repositories will be developed in local schools and education establishments, while e-lecture databases and online course services will be provided, the official said.

According to Chieu, the provincial Department of Planning and Investment has encouraged local businesses to participate in the Small and Medium Enterprises Support Programme for Digital Transformation (SMEdx), aiming to raise business awareness of digital transformation.

Bac Giang has set the target to ensure the rate of administrative dossiers processed online reaches 50%; and to mobilise the participation of socio-political organisations and businesses in popularising and promoting the use of online public services.

In the first nine months of 2022, the provincial Department of Information and Communication maintained and leased a dedicated data transmission line developed by the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) connecting from the provincial data integration centre to 10 districts and Bac Giang city, 209 communes and wards, and 10 land management offices across the locality; and a wide area network (WAN) transmission line connecting departments and sectors under the provincial People’s Committee.

The LGSP has connected to the national government service platform (NGSP), which provides nine services including social insurance; business registration; national database on population; civil; judicial record; granting budget relationship codes; legal documents; public postal service and shared software system.

Bac Giang's digital data warehouse was put into operation on October 10, focusing on integrating and storing databases from specialized databases and data stores of the locality; processing and cleaning data, and forming six shared software systems.

The provincial People's Committee has directed the strict implementation of all the 25 essential public services at Levels 3 and 4 which were integrated into the National Public Service Portal in order to serve the demand of the people.

According to Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Mai Son, in the first half of 2022, Bac Giang strengthened the application of information technology in operations of State agencies.

The online video conferencing system has been deployed to connect the province with Bac Giang city and nine districts, and 100% of the communes, wards and townships, with a total of 277 connection points; as well as 21 education facilities and 13 healthcare stations. Along with upgrading the multipoint control unit (MCU) of the system, the province has invested in equipment system and provided resources to set up online meeting rooms for 20 connection points in departments and sectors, along with a MCU system serving video conferencing throughout the province.

The electric single-window system has been launched in all departments, agencies and communes of Bac Giang, together with a connection system linking the administrations at provincial, district and communal levels, and another linking the administrations at all levels with the business registration system.

A software to manage documents has also been applied with integrated digital signatures, through which 6,890 digital certificates have been issued, with 4,924 to individuals, 1,964 to organisations, and two to equipment.

HCM City int’l music, hot air balloon festivals to take place in December

The 2nd “Ho Do" International Music Festival and the 2nd Ho Chi Minh City Hot Air Balloon Festival will be held in the city from December 8 -11, reported Vietnam News Agency.

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Speaking at a press conference to announce the information on November 11, Deputy Director of the municipal Department of Culture and Sports Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy affirmed that these will be the biggest cultural events in the southern hub to further speed up the development of cultural industry and stimulate local tourism.

These events are expected to attract nearly 500,000 on-site and 10 million online visitors.

Various activities will be organised at Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street, Thu Thiem 2 Tunnel Park in District 1 and "HOZO Metaverse" virtual platform.

Director of the city centre for tourism promotion Nguyen Cam Tu said the festivals will be an important highlight to attract holiday-makers to the city, thus contributing to promoting recovery and sustainable tourism development./.

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