Inside Vietnam City, the French holding camp for vulnerable UK-bound migrants

Hidden in woodland, camp houses up to 100 Vietnamese people allegedly on their way to work illegally in Britain

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World Bank announces new cooperation framework with Vietnam

Last update 15:16 | 14/09/2017

The World Bank Group will help Vietnam develop a strong private sector, which will be able to get fairer treatment in a level domestic playing field.

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The World Bank Group (WBG) last week announced its new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) with Vietnam for the 2017-2022 period.

Under the CPF, the proposed WBG framework for engagement in Vietnam for the financial years 2018-2022 is organised around three focus areas, including enabling inclusive growth and private sector participation, investment in people and knowledge, and ensuring environmental sustainability and resilience. Continue reading “World Bank announces new cooperation framework with Vietnam”

40 percent of Vietnamese kids lack sleep because of much studying

Last update 00:43 | 14/09/2017

According to Dr. Johnathan Halevy from Family Medical Practice infirmary, half of preschool students and 40 percent of Vietnamese adolescents sleep less than a normal sleep of 8 hours.

Most Vietnamese kids sleep less than six hours a night, shorter than a normal sleep of 8-10 hours a day. Main reasons of lack of sleep attribute to surfing on social network, online game playing and learning pressure. Continue reading “40 percent of Vietnamese kids lack sleep because of much studying”

NA Standing Committee focuses on gender equality

Last update 14:54 | 14/09/2017

The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee discussed the Government’s report on the implementation of the National Targets of Gender Equality at a meeting on September 13.

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According to the report, since 2016, gender equality activities have been carried out based on measures set in the National Strategy on Gender Equality in 2011-2020, and National Targets of Gender Equality in 2016-2020. Continue reading “NA Standing Committee focuses on gender equality”

Great travel experiences in Hai Phong

Last update 11:00 | 14/09/2017
If you come to Hai Phong, you will surely fall in love with this port city. Hai Phong impresses visitors by its landscape, food and enthusiasm, and hospitality of the local people.

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Nature not only offers Hai Phong advantages of a marine economy but also beautiful natural wonders. Hai Phong is not only the largest port city in the North Vietnam but also a major tourist and cultural center of the country. Continue reading “Great travel experiences in Hai Phong”

Vietnam National University, University of California further cooperation

Last update 11:36 | 13/09/2017

Ho Chi Minh City always creates good conditions for the Vietnam National University (VNU), Ho Chi Minh City and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) to cooperate in post-graduate training and medicine research.

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The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). (Photo: usnews.com)

Vice Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thi Thu made the statement at a reception on September 12 for UCLA vice chancellor Scott Waugh. Waugh is attending the third International Conference on Innovations in Cancer Research and Regenerative Medicine held by the VNU, HCM City and UCLA in Ho Chi Minh City. Continue reading “Vietnam National University, University of California further cooperation”

Slow ODA disbursement challenges Ho Chi Minh City metro project

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Despite ODA loans provided by Japan, the construction of Saigon’s first metro line is still delayed by sluggish disbursement

By Tuoi Tre News

September 14, 2017, 16:09 GMT+7

​Slow ODA disbursement challenges Ho Chi Minh City metro project
A section of Metro Line No.1 in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tuoi Tre
More delays are expected for the construction of Ho Chi Minh City’s first metro line due to the insufficient provision of capital.Le Nguyen Minh Quang, head of the city’s Management Authority for Urban Railways, told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper that the city’s Metro Line No.1 project continues to face mounting challenges related to investment. Continue reading “Slow ODA disbursement challenges Ho Chi Minh City metro project”

Vietnam copyright watchdog insists hotel TVs infringe on music copyrights

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The country’s hotels are guilty until proven innocent.

 

September 14, 2017, 10:52 GMT+7

​Vietnam copyright watchdog insists hotel TVs infringe on music copyrights
Pho Duc Phuong, director of the Vietnam Center for Protection of Music Copyright
The director of a music copyright watchdog is insisting that hotels pay up for music that could potentially be consumed through television sets in their rooms, whether or not guests actually use their TVs. Pho Duc Phuong, director of the Vietnam Center for Protection of Music Copyright (VCPMC), says that while the center cannot prove that a guest is exposed to music on the TV in their hotel rooms, “hotels still owe copyright fees for music consumed via TV.”Phuong is a songwriter himself. Continue reading “Vietnam copyright watchdog insists hotel TVs infringe on music copyrights”

Australia drops anti dumping case

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Update: September, 14/2017 – 05:00

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Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — After a year of thorough investigation of the anti-dumping and anti-subsidisation case on Vietnamese galvanised steel, the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission (ADC) has closed the subject. No further anti-dumping subsidies will be imposed.. Continue reading “Australia drops anti dumping case”

Book on charity project for needy people launched

Update: September, 14/2017 – 18:25

Aline Rebeaud speaks at the book launch in Hà Nội on September 14. VNS Photo Lê Hương

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — A book reviewing a 25-year charity house project run by a Swedish woman for underprivileged children in Việt Nam was launched in Hà Nội yesterday at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum.

The book Nhà May Mắn (Lucky House) was written by Aline Rebeaud in Vietnamese, after the success of her original book Maison Chance in French published in 2013. Continue reading “Book on charity project for needy people launched”

City district steps up connection with citizens

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Update: September, 14/2017 – 09:00

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HCM CITY — A district in HCM City has stepped up its efforts to respond to residents’ complaints within five seconds via a newly-launched mobile application.At 9.36am last Friday morning, a message popped up on the computer screen of the Deputy Head of Bình Thạnh District’s Urban Management Division, Vũ Thị Hội Diễm. A photo attached to the message showed a motorbike parked illegally on the pavement on Điện Biên Phủ Street. Continue reading “City district steps up connection with citizens”

Police widen probe of alleged graft linked to PetroVietnam

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Vietnamese police have widened their investigation into alleged graft and mismanagement connected with the state-owned oil and gas giant PetroVietnam that caused $69 million in losses.

Three PetroVietnam subsidiaries are being investigated for alleged abuse of power in appropriating $5.3 million, the Ministry of Public Security said in a statement late Wednesday. Continue reading “Police widen probe of alleged graft linked to PetroVietnam”

Anger in Singapore as first female president is elected without a vote

Halimah Yacob did not have to face an election after authorities decided her rivals did not meet strict eligibility criteria

Halimah Yacob became Singapore’s first female president after her two rivals failed to qualify.
Halimah Yacob became Singapore’s first female president after her two rivals failed to qualify. Photograph: Wallace Woon/EPA

An establishment stalwart has been named Singapore’s first female president but the milestone was overshadowed by criticism that her selection was undemocratic after she was handed the job without a vote. Continue reading “Anger in Singapore as first female president is elected without a vote”

Violence can erupt in Cambodia without warning: US warns citizens

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The US Embassy in Phnom Penh issued a security warning to Americans about possible violence in Cambodia amid the government’s anti-American rhetoric.

 
Cambodian police man a barricade outside a prison in Trapaing Phlong in Tbong Khmum province on Sep 11, 2017, where opposition leader Kem Sokha is being held after being detained last week. (Photo: AFP)

PHNOM PENH: The US Embassy in Phnom Penh issued a security warning to its citizens late Wednesday (Sep 13) about rising tensions in Cambodia following the arrest of opposition leader Kem Sokha, the expulsion of an American NGO and anti-American rhetoric by Cambodian officials. Continue reading “Violence can erupt in Cambodia without warning: US warns citizens”

Tiếng Việt thời LM de Rhodes – Cách dùng đỗ trạng nguyên, trên/dưới… (phần 4)

Linh mục Alexandre de Rhodes và cuốn Phép Giảng Tám Ngày

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>> Tiếng Việt thời LM de Rhodes – Cách nói “xuống thuyền, trên trời, ra đời, Đàng Trong/Ngoài …” (phần 1)
>> Tiếng Việt thời LM de Rhodes – Cách nói tôi, ta, tao, tớ, qua, min… (phần 2)
>> Tiếng Việt thời LM de Rhodes – Cách dùng chớ (gì), kín … (phần 3)
>> Tiếng Việt thời LM de Rhodes – Cách dùng đỗ trạng nguyên, trên/dưới… (phần 4)

Phần này bàn về cách dùng đỗ như “đỗ trạng nguyên”, xuống thuyền/lên đất, trên và dưới vào thời LM Alexandre de Rhodes sang An Nam truyền đạo, cụ thể là qua tự điển Việt Bồ La và các tài liệu chữ Nôm hay tiếng Việt cùng thời đại. Với cách nhìn rộng ra hơn, từ trục không gian đến thời gian, ta có cơ sở giải thích các cách dùng đặc biệt này trong tiếng Việt. Continue reading “Tiếng Việt thời LM de Rhodes – Cách dùng đỗ trạng nguyên, trên/dưới… (phần 4)”