Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region 2017

The top universities in the Asia-Pacific region according to data from Times Higher Education

Times Higher Education has launched its first Asia-Pacific University Ranking 2017 to reflect the region’s growing strength in the higher education sector.

THE’s Asia-Pacific University Ranking 2017 analysed universities across 38 nations in East Asia, Southeast Asia and Oceania. The overall ranking features just over 200 universities from 13 different nations.

The ranking uses the same performance indicators as the THE World University Rankings 2016-17, however the weightings were adjusted to reflect the younger profile of some of the universities in the region. The full methodology can be found here.

Japan is the most-represented nation with 69 universities featured. China is in second place with 52 universities. Other countries with a strong presence in the ranking are Australia (35 universities), Taiwan (26), South Korea (25) and Thailand (nine). Tiếp tục đọc “Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region 2017”

Crimson and gilded wooden treasures tell Vietnamese history

Last update 17:06 | 03/07/2017

Wood carving and painting is a profession with a long tradition in Vietnamese culture. In its long history of development, crimson and gilded objects with fine carvings, red paint, and sparkling gold, not only reflect the aesthetics and skills of craftsmen but also express historical values of Vietnamese culture.

The Vietnam National Museum of History is organising an exhibition showcasing more than 100 lacquered and gilded wooden artifacts, selected from its collection of woodworks that have been studied, collected and preserved for many years by the museum.

Crimson and gilded wooden treasures are not only historical stories, but also artworks expressing the aesthetic thought and talent of artisans, containing ideals from history, art, customs, religion and beliefs of Vietnamese people. Tiếp tục đọc “Crimson and gilded wooden treasures tell Vietnamese history”

The most nostalgic coffee shops in Hoi An

Last update 15:53 | 04/07/2017

Phai Pho, LE Fê Cafétéria, Hoi An Bread Break and Cocobox are known as nice places for groups, couples or anyone who like savouring a cup of coffee and indulging themselves in a nostalgic space full of items that date back decades.

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Phai Pho is located on Phan Chu Trinh St. in the centre of Hoi An City. Visitors have a chance to watch passers-by and enjoy coffee. Tiếp tục đọc “The most nostalgic coffee shops in Hoi An”

Vinamilk named Vietnam’s most valuable firm


Updated : 07/04/2017 16:15 GMT + 7

Dairy giant Vinamilk has been named the most valuable company in Vietnam for the second year in a row by Forbes Vietnam.

Forbes Vietnam and Viet Capital Securities Company on Monday announced their list of the 40 most valuable firms in Vietnam, which were collectively valued at over US$5.4 billion, an increase of 20 percent on last year.

Vinamilk, officially known as Vietnam Dairy Products, topped the magazine’s list with an estimated value of more than $1.71 billion, up 13 percent year-on-year. Tiếp tục đọc “Vinamilk named Vietnam’s most valuable firm”

Sử dụng công nghệ sáng tạo cho kết quả nhanh hơn và ứng phó nhanh hơn

FAO– 09/05/2017 Nhanh chóng xác định và nhận dạng vi rút ngay tại nguồn là bước đầu tiên trong việc ứng phó nhanh và thông minh khi có dịch bệnh bùng phát. Với số lượng các ca nhiễm cúm A (H7N9) ở người và động vật tại Trung Quốc đang gia tăng nhanh chóng, nhằm ngăn chặn vi rút này xâm nhập vào Việt Nam và giảm thiểu các tác động của chúng, điều hết sức quan trọng đối với Việt Nam là cần phải nhanh chóng giám sát và phát hiện sự xuất hiện của vi rút bất thường . Tiếp tục đọc “Sử dụng công nghệ sáng tạo cho kết quả nhanh hơn và ứng phó nhanh hơn”