Daily Archives: January 3, 2018

‘THE FUTURE IS AGILE’: 56% OF SCRUM PROFESSIONALS ANTICIPATE AN ORGANIZATIONWIDE AGILE TRANSFORMATION

State of Scrum 2017-2018 reports on survey of more than 2,000 Agile professionals to uncover trends in Scrum adoption, use and scaling

Denver, Colorado, Jan. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scrum Alliance, the l…

VOA Interview: Security Adviser McMaster Discusses Iran, Pakistan

VOA contributor Greta Van Susteren interviewed National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster at the White House on Tuesday.

Greta Van Susteren: General, nice to see you, sir.

H.R. McMaster: It's great to be with you, Gre…

Kurdistan accepts Baghdad’s terms for dialogue

The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) on Tuesday agreed with the Federal Government in Baghdad to engage in talks with the aim of ensuring that Baghdad restores control over crossing borders with Iran and Turkey…

PLO vows to act against Israel’s Jerusalem bill

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) vowed on Tuesday to act against the Israeli parliament's vote to consolidate its sovereignty over Jerusalem, official Palestinian radio Voice of Palestine reported…

African Conservationists Praise China’s Ivory Ban

The sale of ivory just became illegal in mainland China, a move heralded by conservationists, who say the legal trade has been providing cover for its illegal counterpart, perpetuating the belief it is okay to buy an…

PM calls on PVN to continue effective production, affirms national sovereignty

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has handed over the decision to appoint new Member Council Chair of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PVN) to Tran Sy Thanh, former Secretary of the Lang Son province Party Commit…

Best press works on fighting corruption, wastefulness honored

The best press works done in 2017 on fighting corruption and wastefulness were honored at a ceremony in Hanoi on Tuesday.

Since its launch a year ago, the first national press contest promoting the fight against corr…

Vietnam launches Zero Hunger Action Program

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked for implementation of the Zero Hunger Action Program of Vietnam by 2025 after it is approved by the Prime Minister.

Mr. Dung, also Head of the National Steering Committ…

Da Lat international flower exhibition draws 60,000 visitors

The International exhibition and display of flowers and bonsais, and floral arrangement space drew 60,000 visitors, the Da Lat municipal People's Committee said at the closing ceremony of the event on Tuesday.

Th…

New Year greetings offered to religious dignitaries

The President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front's branch in Lam Dong province has conveyed his New Year greetings to local religious dignitaries and followers.

During a meeting in Da Lat city on Tuesday, Nguyen Trong …

Vietnam’s stock market opens first trading session of 2018

The first trading session of Vietnam's stock market in 2018 was marked with a ceremony held by the State Securities Commission and the Hanoi Stock Exchange (HNX) on January 2.

Addressing the event, Minister of Finan…

Japanese film week in Da Nang to screen 11 movies

Eleven Japanese films will be screened at the Le Do Cinema in Da Nang City from January 5-7 and 13-14 as part of an annual cultural exchange program between Japan and Da Nang.

The Vietnam -Japan Culture Exchange Centre

Thua Thien-Hue urged to tap cultural heritage for growth

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged Thua Thien-Hue province to turn tourism into a spearhead sector to spur its economic development by tapping historical and cultural heritage of former imperial Hue city.

D…

Conference discusses Vietnam’s tourism development

Exploring development, tourism, and sustainability in Vietnam from multi-disciplinary and multi-directional perspectives was the theme of a conference in An Giang province on Tuesday. This 9th conference of t…