The elevated section of Nhổn-Hà Nội Railway Station has nearly been completed. — VNA/VNS PhotoViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) technology would be used to dig an underground section of the Nhổn-Hà Nội Railway Station metro line project, according to Hà Nội’s Urban Railway Management Board. The technology has already been used on metro line 1B in HCM City. The TBM was expected to arrive in Hà Nội in July and be put into operation by the end of this year, said Lê Trung Hiếu, deputy head of the management board. The drill bits are mounted around a circular steel frame with a diametre of 7-17.5m. They can dig down to depths of 21-22m. The contractor had completed underground bomb and mine clearance and was working to prepare for the dig, according to the management board. The contractor is installing concrete slabs onto the tunnel wall. At S9 … [Read more...] about Robot to dig Hà Nội underground railway section
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Viet Nam News Tennis BASEL — Roger Federer had to fight hard to hold off Serbia’s Filip Krajinovic on Tuesday, edging to a 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 win to reach the second round of the Swiss Indoors. The eight-time champion flirted with his earliest exit in Basel since his 1998 debut as a teenager, but came out on top in a nervy deciding set. "I was up 6-2, 3-1, it could have ended very quickly," Federer said. "But I made life more difficult. "I didn’t have the best serving stats, maybe that caught up to me. "But these are different balls, more altitude than in Shanghai, it’s about getting used to it. "And first rounds are always tricky, it’s never a given that you are going to win." Earlier, Jan-Lennard Struff ended the possibility of a rematch between Federer and his US Open conqueror John Millman by beating the Australian 7-6 (7/3), 6-2. Krajinovic appeared to be on the way to a straight-sets loss in his first meeting with the 20-time Grand Slam winner … [Read more...] about Federer digs deep to reach Basel second round
Companies in Vietnam have experienced fierce competition over the last few years, both qualitative and quantitative. Many have been forced to close down while others are still in business but struggling to move forward. The question is how to make a brand not only sustainable but also grow in value in the context of fierce global competition and rapid digitalization. There are many approaches to answering this question. Here I note the three key driving forces for brands: digital transformation, globalization, and brand leadership. In my observation, these forces help grow a company’s brand value if implemented successfully. Customer-centric digital transformation Unlike in the past, customers now have many brand choices for a particular product in Vietnam. Let’s take bakery goods for example. Customers would have previously mentioned Kinh Do in the south or Hai Ha in the north, but today they may name a long list of bakery brands: Top Cake, Tous Les Jours, ABC, … [Read more...] about How best to maintain brand value?
Da Nang (VNA) - The central city of Da Nang plans to build a tunnel through the Han River to ease traffic congestion at junctions in Son Tra and Hai Chau districts. The director of the city's transport department Le Van Trung said the tunnel is needed due to the increasing demands of transport vehicles and architecture planning in the city. According to Bridge&Tunnel Consultants (BRITEC), who was assigned to develop some key tunnels in Vietnam by the transport ministry, the 6-lane tunnel in Da Nang will help reduce traffic jams, while not destroying the architecture of the Han River. As scheduled, the 800m tunnel, which will be the first traffic route under the Han River, will be built with an investment capital of 3.3 trillion VND (157 million USD), of which 3.1 trillion VND is for construction of the tunnel section. Chairman of the city's People's Committee Huynh Duc Tho said the tunnel is not the only solution to ease traffic overload, but it's a measure for the city's … [Read more...] about Da Nang to dig its first river tunnel
He visited Tram Tau district on August 22, applauding local efforts in response to storm Dianmu which helped to mitigate the impacts of the typhoon in the northern mountainous locality. He told Yen Bai and Tram Tau authorities to push ahead with settling the consequences of the storm and ensuring residents’ livelihoods. Tram Tau has been heavily affected by storm Dianmu, which killed two and injured one in the district. Five houses totally collapsed while 17 houses were damaged, and 91 others were unroofed. Total damage caused by Dianmu in Tram Tau has exceeded VND8.6 billion (USS$385,600). Also on August 22, the Ministry of Health ordered its subordinate bodies in the north to gear up for possible floods and landslides as a result of heavy rains triggered by the typhoon. Local health departments and medical agencies are also ensuring environmental hygiene and food safety at storm-hit areas to prevent outbreaks such as dengue fever, diarrhoea and conjunctivitis. Medical forces … [Read more...] about Nhandan Newspaper – Vigilance necessary to deal with post-storm situation: Deputy PM