Ho Chi Minh News

Veterans & Actors Set for Readings During FROM FLANDERS FIELDS, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of First World War (1914~1918), military veterans and actors from stage and screen will give dramatic insight into the War through a compilation of readings and visual imagery during From Flanders Fields: The Story of WWI's Western Front, 7:00p.m. on Monday, August 4 at The Irene Diamond Stage, The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd St. (at corner of 10th Ave. & 42nd St.), Manhattan. (more...)

WILD WITH HAPPY Winning Rave Reviews at Center Stage, Closes June 29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

Wild with Happy is the joyous new comedy by Tony nominee Colman Domingo that is currently kicking off summer and the end of Season 51 at Center Stage. Now playing through June 29, the production is earning strong reviews from critics and audiences. The Baltimore Sun says the show is "priceless," "dynamic," an "endearing comedy…spiced with sharp humor," while Maryland Theatre Guide calls it "a perfect show." (more...)

Martifer Solar and Citelum to Power Izamal with Clean Energy
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Girasol has been developed through a 15-year contract which exists between Citelum and the municipality of Izamal. Citelum has extensive experience in Mexico and on a global basis with similar urban projects. The company is known to apply innovative and unique financial structures for projects throughout Latin America. Martifer Solar will serve as the EPC (http://www.martifersolar.com/ePc.php?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=CITELUM) (engineering, procurement and construction) contractor for the solar power plant portion of the Girasol project. With its impressive track record of the recently inaugurated 39 MW Aura Solar power plant, Martifer Solar is able to contribute its expertise from the construction of Mexico's largest PV plant. (more...)

Review Roundup: MISS SAIGON Opens in the West End- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - May 22, 2014

Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's MISS SAIGON makes its highly anticipated return to London tonight, May 21, 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, in the musical's 25th anniversary year. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

QASymphony Adds Brian Cohen to Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

ATLANTA, GA(Marketwired - May 6, 2014) - QASymphony (www.qasymphony.com), a leading provider of test management platforms for agile developers, today announced that former H-P Vice President of Sales Operations Brian Cohen has agreed to join the Board of Directors. The company's BOD now comprises Ken Walters, formerly President and COO of Infor Global Solutions, along with company co-founders Vu Lam and Josh Lieberman. (more...)

QASymphony Unveils 3 Tiers of Software Testing Tools
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2014

ATLANTA, GA(Marketwired - May 6, 2014) - QASymphony (www.qasymphony.com), a leading provider of test management platforms for agile development teams, today formally announced a major new update to its qTest test management platform. This update provides extensive integration capabilities through the formal release of its APIs, support for test automation tools such as Selenium and testNG, and features that help simplify management of large global teams. (more...)

Center Stage to Host GLOBAL CITIES as Part of Fourth Space Initiative, 5/31-6/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Center Stage Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah announced today the next Fourth Space initiative in Center Stage's 2013-14 Season, Global Cities. Presented as a lobby installation, May 31–June 29, Global Cities brings together videos created by artists in five international cities, asking each artist to comment on the role of art in public discourse. The installation will kick off on Saturday, May 31, with a live streaming discussion with artists and civic leaders from two of the cities, Durban and Reykjavik, and their counterparts here in Baltimore. After the launch, the installation will stay up through the run of Wild with Happy. (more...)

Vidyo Deployed by FPT Telecom for Scalable, High Quality Video Conferencing Solutions in Vietnam
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

“We strive to offer our customers the most advanced, state-of-the-art solutions,” said Pham Duy Phuc, CEO of FPT Telecom International. “Vidyo delivers stunning desktop and mobile video experiences, and impressive scalability and interoperability features that meet the needs of FPT Telecom customers across the country. With Vidyo's solution, FPT Telecom customers can reduce business travel, save on transportation costs and enhance productivity in the workplace. We're excited to offer this innovative video conferencing technology to our customers.” (more...)

Omni Parker House Releases “Heaven, By Hotel Standards”
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The historic Omni Parker House today released 'Heaven, By Hotel Standards,' a book detailing the rich history of the hotel since Harvey Parker first opened its doors in downtown Boston in 1855. The book was written and compiled by House Historian and acclaimed author Susan Wilson. (more...)

QASymphony and Doran Jones Partner to Resell Best-in-Class Software Testing Tools
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

ATLANTA, GA -  QASymphony (www.qasymphony.com), a developer of QA software testing tools for agile development teams, today announced a strategic partnership whereby Doran Jones, a full-service technology consultancy based in New York, will augment their Software Testing practice consultancy by deploying and reselling cloud-based and on-premise software testing tools developed by QASymphony. (more...)

ESI: Acquisition of the Vietnamese company: CAMMECH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

ESI (Paris:ESI), pioneer and world-leading provider of Virtual Engineering solutions, today announces the acquisition of the Vietnamese company Cam Mechanical Solutions Co., Ltd, (CAMMECH). This facilitates the creation in Asia of a 'near-shore' services division that will be dedicated to execution of high value-added projects. (more...)

Evangelist Nick Vujicic's World Outreach Reaches 400 Million; Web Documentary Series Debuts Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

New episodes will premiere today and every Monday at 1 PM Eastern/10 AM Pacific. After the initial airing, each episode re-runs continuously at the top of every hour. Visitors to the site have the option of subscribing to the series, and a preview is now available on YouTube. (more...)

Vietnam Achieves New Guinness World Records Record for the Largest Speed Dating Event at Paktor Speed Date Night
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Ho Chi Minh CITY, Vietnam, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Paktor Speed Date Night presented by Paktor and Sagiko was held at Q4 Bar (Ho Chi Minh City) on November 30th, 2013 where 484 young singles set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS world record for the Largest Speed Dating Event. This new world record beat the previous record set in New Zealand in July 2013. (more...)

Abueva, Manalang to Cover--Not to Alternate for--Role of Kim
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 28, 2013

Contrary to an earlier report, young actors Julia Abueva and Tanya Manalang, recently announced to be playing ensemble in the record-breaking West End revival of 'Miss Saigon,' will be covering--not alternating for--the female lead, Kim. (more...)

Centro Broadway México celebra en 2013 con Miss Saigon
by Clemente Sanchez - Nov 24, 2013

'Este año nos enfrentamos juntos a duras batallas y salimos victoriosos, es con este orgullo de la victoria y amor por la vida que les doy nuevamente la bienvenida a Miss Saigon' (Ana María Collado, Directora Gral C Broadway México) (more...)

17-Year-Old Eva Noblezada to Star in MISS SAIGON in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

The Daily Mail writes that Cameron Mackintosh has cast 17-year-old Eva Noblezada -- a Charlotte, NC native -- in the lead role of Kim in the upcoming West End revival of Miss Saigon. Noblezada was discovered by casting director Tara Rubin at the 2013 Jimmy Awards in New York City. (more...)

Photo Flash: NSMT's MISS SAIGON Closes; Julian Fedorov Debuts
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 18, 2013

North Shore Music Theatre's (NSMT) production of Claude-Michel Schonberg, Richard Maltby Jr., and Alain Boublil's phenomenal popera “Miss Saigon,” which ran for a limited time, starring Jennifer Paz (Kim) and Jason Forbach (Chris), officially closed yesterday. Interestingly, real-life couple Jennifer and Anthony Fedorov's seven-month-old son, Julian, also made his professional stage debut in the show's final performance! (more...)

Richard Diller Releases New Book, FIREFLY, Bringing Air Force Missions to Life
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

Not much is known about the Skyraiders who served in the conflict in Southeast Asia. In this new memoir, a former air force pilot shares his experiences of flying hundreds of night missions over Laos. Laos became involved in the war through internal battles and by providing a vital route structure, known as the Ho Chi Minh Trail, for supplies intended for the North Vietnamese Army in South Vietnam. A-1 Skyraider pilots like the author flew propeller-driven airplanes which could stay over a target or survivor for an extended time, carry a wide variety of ordnance and absorb a lot of hits. The brave pilots faced guns and mountains in northern Laos and ground fire in southern Laos. (more...)

Boublil and Schonberg Write New Song for MISS SAIGON - 'Leave Him?'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013

The Asia Pacific Tour of DO YOU HEAR THE PEOPLE SING? revealed today on its Facebook page that Boublil and Schonberg have penned a new tune for Miss Saigon called 'Leave Him?' DO YOU HEAR will debut the song during its season at the Shanghai Grand Theatre in November 2013, and one wonders if the tune would be used in the upcoming revival in the West End. (more...)

Le Meridien to Debut in Cleveland as Part of Downtown Revitalization
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

"Le Meridien Cleveland will build upon the brand's success with historic, adaptive re-use projects and provide travellers with an enticing new option in the heart of Cleveland's thriving theatre district," said Allison Reid, Senior Vice President of North America Development, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. "We are thrilled to work with JHB Hotel, LLC to introduce this contemporary lifestyle brand to Cleveland as part of the city's on-going downtown rejuvenation." (more...)

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