return icon

HCM City to play host to MMA show in September

Singapore-based ONE Championship, Asia's largest global producer of martial arts tournaments, has announced that it will hold an MMA event titled “ONE: IMMORTAL TRIUMPH” in Vietnam for the first time.





The show, due to take place at the Phu Tho stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on September 6, looks set to attract a number of well-known martial artists, including Vietnamese fighters Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat and Nguyen Thanh Tung, Azwan Che Wil of Malaysia, Shahzaib Rindh of Pakistan, Mohamad Fakri Bin Yusoff of Malaysia, and Vietnamese-British Michael Pham.

During the event, talented Vietnamese martial artist Nguyen Tran Duy Nhat will take on Azwan Che Wil while Thanh Tung is scheduled to face Shahzaib Rindh.

The show will also see Muay Thai artist Michael Pham compete against Mohamad Fakri Bin Yusoff.

The ONE: IMMORTAL TRIUMPH event is to be broadcast live to more than 130 countries.

ONE Championship was first launched by Chatri Sityodtong in 2011 as a pioneering Asian MMA promotional firm with the aim of showcasing a variation of different martial arts.

The live sports producer claims to be the world’s largest martial arts organisation that features bouts from across the full spectrum of martial arts including Muay Thai, kickboxing, and karate, among others.

ONE Championship has so far held 83 MMA shows in Asian destinations such as Jakarta, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Taipei, Phnom Penh, Beijing, Guangzhou, Yangon, Macau, and Bangkok.

The scheduled event in Vietnam will be the largest of its kind in Asia. VOV


Vietnam forecast to become second-largest economy in Southeast Asia by 2036

2023 is predicted to be the year of many challenges for the Vietnamese economy due to the gloomy outlook of the global economy and multiple crises.

Prenn Pass leading to Dalat to be closed for expansion

Vehicles will be banned from using the seven-kilometer-long Prenn Pass to travel to Dalat City as work on the pass upgrade and widening project begins on February 6.

Coach Park Hang-seo to hold event thanking fans for their support

The event will be held at Athena Room 2, Hanoi Grand Plaza Hotel, from 6pm to 8.30pm on February 2.

Hanoians queue at 3am to buy gold on the God of Wealth Day

To buy gold for luck on the God of Wealth Day (the 10th day of the lunar year - January 31), many Hanoians queued in front of gold shops on Tran Nhan Tong and Cau Giay streets from 3 am.

10,800 new enterprises established in Vietnam in January 2023

Vietnam had 10,800 newly established enterprises in January, an increase of 0.7% over the previous month and a fall of 16.6% over the same period last year.

Hai Phong hosts 700-year-old wrestling festival

As part of the Lunar New Year celebration, known locally as Tet, local people of Vinh Khe village in An Duong district of Hai Phong hold a wrestling festival on the seventh day of the first lunar month.

International visitors to Vietnam increased sharply in January 2023

International visitors to Vietnam in January 2023 reached over 871,000 arrivals, an increase of 23.2 percent compared to December 2022 and 44.2 times higher than last year.

Hanoi sees strong increase of apartment prices

Prices for apartments in Hanoi tend to increase as supply becomes short, according to the Vietnam Association of Realtors (VARS).

Tennis: Vietnam against Indonesia for Davis Cup World Group II berth

According to the Vietnam Tennis Federation (VTF), Vietnam will play Indonesia in the 2023 Davis Cup World Group II Play-offs on February 4-5 at the Hanaka Paris Ocean Park in the northern province of Bac Ninh.

Nearly 100 petrol stations shut down during Tet holiday

Nearly 100 petrol stations nationwide were closed during the Tet Lunar New Year holiday, claiming they had run out of stock and lacked employees.

Health ministry asks for strengthening COVID-19 diagnosis and treatment

The Ministry of Health has ordered local health departments to strengthen diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19 in the context of new variant emergence.

Da Lat hot air balloon festival slated for late April

Local people and tourists will have the chance to enjoy famous tourist sites throughout Da Lat city in the Central Highland province of Lam Dong from above during hot air balloon trips which will run from April 27 to May 3.

Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival scheduled to kick off in March

The eighth edition of the Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival is set to be held in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak from March 10 to March 14, as announced on January 30 by the provincial People’s Committee.

Vietnamese workers to enjoy five-day Reunification Day holiday

As this year’s Hung Kings festival is just one day before the Reunification Day and International Workers' Day, workers in Vietnam will enjoy a rare five-day holiday.

Nguyen Phuong Hang accused of abusing freedom, democracy rights

Police have finished an investigation into Nguyen Phuong Hang for the charge of “abusing rights of freedom and democracy to infringe upon interests of the State, rights and legitimate interests of organisations and individuals”.