It seems to be a quiet week as I haven't seen one sensational story about Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth or even John Daly. Talk about boring!
Naturally, I simply HAD to read it because there are just so many horrible experiences out there that to make a claim such as that is questionable.
Anh to play for Japan's Yokohama
Hoang Anh Gia Lai have agreed to let their best midfielder Nguyen Tuan Anh play for Japan's Yokohama for a year, following a loan contract.
It's not often that a club, or individual can change the image of a country's image overnight, but The Bluffs at the Ho Tram Strip has done exactly that with the announcement of the US$1.5 million "Ho Tram Open" to be held on December 3-6.
Many of us were amused at the viral video of a Korean man attacking his AMG Mercedes Benz with a golf club earlier in the week
Yeah, I get it. It is something to be excited about and Viet Nam is the biggest growing golf destination in the world, and The Bluffs is an amazing project, but c'mon!
I won't go into details for the sake of propriety, but let's just say that I should have left it alone and remained where I was and what I was doing. Sure, not a huge amount of money, but I was happy.
Well, another PGA Championship is underway and, as usual, the pundits have been quite active in their predictions and hype. All pointed at stirring up enough controversy to sell more magazines, newspapers and on-line hits. Nothing changes.
Sorry to burst your bubble Tiger, but we all knew your swing sucked and you were saving yourself time and again with the wedge and putter. Even an alien from another star system could see that.
At any given time 5-10 players had a chance at winning the Open and one by one they slowly fell by the wayside until only three were left to playoff and find a winner.
Well, by the time this column is printed, the Open Championship at St Andrews should be either or in the last round. My pick last week were for Jordan Spieth, so we will see if I am right for a change.


Environmental issues hinder new rural areas Environmental issues hinder new rural areas

In the five years since the Government put in place Decision No 49/QD-TTg on 19 criteria for new-style rural areas for the 2010-20 period, the majority of communes across the nation fail to meet the 17th criterion on environment. Both local and central authorities find it difficult to fill all five norms, as set down.

Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern Baby vaccinations remain a cause for concern

Parents are concerned about post-vaccine reactions after the recent death of babies after receiving Quinvaxem vaccine, although the Health Ministry has repeatedly confirmed the safety of the vaccine.

Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls Photos strengthen confidence of Mong girls

Wearing her most beautiful dress, Vu Thi Vu smiles broadly as she shows to her friends one of her photos which are on display at the Can Chu Phin secondary school in Meo Vac district of northernmost Ha Giang Province.

Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises Lack of fire safety a risk in high-rises

Negligence and ignorance of fire safety regulations by both investors and residents at high-rise buildings have again come to the fore following the latest blaze in Ha Noi.