Hanoi garment factory’s Olympic transformation

Garment workers sew clothes at a factory in Nam Dinh province, Vietnam. (AP pic) HANOI: When Nguyen Thi Thu Huyen started work at the No. 40 Garment Factory, it was still producing boots and uniforms for the Vietnamese army, just as it had done during the Southeast Asian country’s long war with the United States. […]

Newcastle appoint Bruce as manager to succeed Benitez

Steve Bruce will take over as manager of Newcastle United (AFP pic) BENGALURU: Newcastle United have appointed former Sheffield Wednesday manager Steve Bruce as their new head coach on an initial three-year contract, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. Former Sunderland and Aston Villa boss Bruce, 58, replaces Spaniard Rafa Benitez, who left St […]