Vietnamese actress climbs to IMDb Top 50 popular celebs

Lana drew media attention when she was introduced as the newest cast member of X-Men: Apocalypse."I'd officially like to welcome our newest mutant Jubilation Lee, Jubilee Lana Condor to X-Men: Apocalypse," Director Bryan Singer wrote on Instagram.The IMDb, the world's largest collection of movie, TV and celebrity information also revealed that this was Lana's first movie.Her character Jubilee in X-Men is one of the youngest mutants who is of Asian origin and has a superhuman power to generate pyrotechnic energy plasmoids with her hands. In the cartoon series created by Fox in the 1990s, Jubilee was an orphan mutant who…... [read more]

Vietnamese model and actress Ngo Thanh Van is back home after attending the premiere of the 3D “Kungfu Panda 2” in California, the US, where she met her idol, actress Angelina Jolie. “On getting an invitation from MegaStar and DreamWorks Animation, I accepted immediately,” she says. “I was happy to have a chance to meet and talk to Jack Black [who is the voice of the hero Po in the movie] and Angelina Jolie, someone I have always admired.” She presented Black a red T-shirt with a yellow star representing the Vietnamese national flag and a conical hat with the…... [read more]

The austereness of a Hue woman, illustrated through Hong Anh’s acting in the movie titled “Moon in the bottom of the well,” was highly appreciated by the Jury of the International Dubai Film Festival and brought the “Best Actress” award to Vietnam. Based on a short story by Tran Thuy Mai, “Moon in the bottom of the well” describers the tragedy of a modern Vietnamese family. Hanh (played by Hong Anh) is a Hue woman who loves and is dedicated to her husband, but experiences suffering pains because of him. The movie was shot in Hue City in June 2007 and finalized…... [read more]

Nhu Quynh was cast in the role of bride Chin Ju’s mother in the 50-episode television series “Golden Bride” produced by the SBS, which is about a RoK family’s trip to Vietnam to look for their daughter-in-law while helping their son overcome his mental problems.   The SBS’s annual awards aim to hounour the best actors and actresses as well as new ones of the year.        ... [read more]

Phuong is known in the Republic of Korea (RoK) for her role in thetelevision series Tuoi Thanh Xuan (Forever Young), which is co-producedby Vietnam Television (VTV) Film Centre and the RoK’s CJ E&MPictures.“I’m honoured to be here tonight to receive the Asian Star award. It is areal surprise for me,” Phuong said at the award ceremony held at theKBS Hall on September 8.Phuong beats five other artists, namely Japanese Fujii Mina, Hong Kong’sAnthony Wong, Taiwanese Yi Hao Liu, Singaporean Rebecca Lim andPhillippino Dennis Trillo.Directed by Nguyen Khai Anh and Bui Tien Huy of Vietnam and MyungHyun-woo of the RoK, the…... [read more]

The bustling life in modernVietnamese cities has resulted in the rapid growth of the processed foodindustry, with domestic products dominating the market. The strength of the local processed food producers is the ability tocreate a variety of products bearing Vietnamese tastes, helping topromote the cultural values of Vietnamese cuisines, Deputy Minister ofIndustry and Trade Ho Thi Kim Thoa was quoted as saying by the Dien DanDoanh Nghiep (Business Forum) newspaper. Thenewspaper also cited a survey conducted by the AC Nielsen marketresearch company in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi which found domesticbrands to be more popular than foreign ones due…... [read more]

Many Vietnamese internet-users are scratching their heads over the sudden disappearance of many popular Facebook pages. On March 17 and 18, pages with millions of likes such as the official page of Foody, a Vietnam-based company that, like Yelp, provides restaurant reviews and helps customers find food and dining places, were locked, making them inaccessible to users, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reported. Popular pages, including "Tieng Anh la chuyen nho" (English is a small thing) with 1.8 million likes, "Nonsense comic" (980,000 likes) and others have also disappeared. In addition, YouTube channels in Vietnam with a large number of subscribers have also…... [read more]

HCM City-based actress Ninh Duong Lan Ngoc was named the Face of Asia at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival in Busan, the Republic of Korea (RoK). Ninh Duong Lan Ngoc (in orange dress) in a poster of the film Co Ba Sai Gon (The Tailor). Ngoc, 27, was honoured in the category Asia Star Awards 2017. She shared the title with Choi Minho of the RoK, Sugisaki Hana of Japan and Sukollawat Kanaros of Thailand.Ngoc played a leading role in Co Ba Sai Gon (The Tailor), a romantic comedy produced by movie star, director and producer Ngo Thanh Van.The…... [read more]

Accordingly, Co Ba Sai Gon (The Tailor), a romantic comedy produced by the movie star, director and producer Ngo Thanh Van is screening at the 22nd Busan International Film Festival in Busan, South Korea.Co Ba Sai Gon seen as The Devil Wears Prada Vietnam version. The movie is about the vibrant fashion world of Saigon meets the Ao Dai, the traditional Vietnamese dress, in a movie that crisscrosses the 48 years from 1969 to 2017. Arrogant Nhu Y, the daughter of a boutique-owning family for nine generations, is only interested in western outfits, so she ignores the Ao Dai. One…... [read more]

Investors follow transactions at An Binh Bank Securities Company in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)Shares extended rallies on Vietnam's two stock exchanges on September 21 as investors were confident the country's growing economy will boost company earnings.On the HCM Stock Exchange, the VN-Index rose for the second day, adding another 1 percent to close the session at 572.12 points. It edged up 0.7 percent on September 18.Meanwhile on the Hanoi Stock Exchange, the HNX-Index also increased 0.4 percent to end at 78.07 points, extending its winning streak to four days in a row. The Index has advanced almost 2 percent in the…... [read more]