Phân biệt hai từ Giới (Gender) và Giới tính (Sex)

English: What Is The Difference Between “Gender” And “Sex”?

*Để tránh nhầm lẫn, trong bài dưới đây từ Gender được dịch là Giới và từ SexGiới tính

Khi hai từ có cùng một nghĩa, chúng ta gọi chúng là từ đồng nghĩa. Khi hai từ có nghĩa khác nhau nhưng lại được sử dụng thay thế cho nhau, thì ta cần tìm hiểu về ý nghĩa thực của những từ đó.

Lấy ví dụ về hai từ Giới – Gender và Giới tính – Sex. Trong khi nhiều người thường dùng hai từ này thay thế cho nhau, nhưng ý nghĩa và cách sử dụng của hai từ lại khác biệt đáng kể và do đó là rất khác nhau. Bởi vì chúng ta thường nói về con người khi sử dụng những thuật ngữ này, vậy nên điều cốt yếu là chúng ta hiểu được nghĩa đúng của các từ khi dùng để tôn trọng người mà ta nói đến

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World Bank forecasts Việt Nam’s 2019 growth at 6.6 per cent

Update: April, 27/2019 – 08:29 VNA

Việt Nam’s economic growth is projected to moderate to 6.6 per cent in 2019, driven by credit tightening. — VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s economic growth is projected to moderate to 6.6 per cent in 2019, driven by credit tightening, slower private consumption and weaker external demand, according to the World Bank (WB).

Under the Managing Headwinds report on East Asia and Pacific update released on Wednesday, WB said Việt Nam’s economy continues to show fundamental strength, supported by robust domestic demand and export-oriented manufacturing. Tiếp tục đọc “World Bank forecasts Việt Nam’s 2019 growth at 6.6 per cent”

China’s Xi defends Belt and Road, says ‘not exclusive club’

Update: April, 26/2019 – 11:45  VNA

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing.  — AFP Photo

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping sought on Friday to ease growing concerns about his ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, vowing to prevent debt risks and saying his global infrastructure project “is not an exclusive club”.

Xi made his remarks at a summit on his signature foreign policy, which aims to reinvent the ancient Silk Road to connect Asia to Europe and Africa through massive investments in maritime, road and rail projects. Tiếp tục đọc “China’s Xi defends Belt and Road, says ‘not exclusive club’”

Discharged waste continues to mar Han River

Han River in Danang City is being polluted by wastewater from nearby restaurants.

Discharged waste continues to mar Han River
Discharged waste continues to mar Han River

Danang Drainage and Wastewater Treatment Company announced on April 25 that untreated wastewater was still being discharged directly into Han River in Hoa Cuong Bac Ward in Hai Chau District.

Locals are upset with the pollution and have filed a report to the local authorities, however, nothing has been done. Tiếp tục đọc “Discharged waste continues to mar Han River”

Vietnam’s tourism going the wrong way: Tourists prefer green travel, not skyscrapers

More and more international-standard resorts and hotels have arisen in Vietnam, but these facilities are not what foreign travelers want. They visit Vietnam to ‘return to nature’.

Returning to Canada after a trip to Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam in 2005, David Hutt, an Australian businessman, decided to come back to the beautiful island with his family members to enjoy the white sand and blue sea, the palm trees covering part of the beach, and red-earth trails.

Vietnam's tourism going the wrong way: Tourists prefer green travel, not skyscrapers

But he was disappointed when he returned three years ago. The natural beauty no longer existed. What he saw was a large construction site with hundreds of migrant laborers working day and night for a resort project. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam’s tourism going the wrong way: Tourists prefer green travel, not skyscrapers”

Foreign tourist arrivals to Vietnam rise 7.6% to nearly 6 million in 4 months

In April alone, Vietnam welcomed nearly 1.5 million foreign visitors, a rise of 9.5% year-on-year.

Number of foreign tourists grows rapidly, but average spending rises slowly

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Foreign tourist arrivals to Vietnam rise 7.6% to nearly 6 million in 4 months

The number of foreign holidaymakers to Vietnam in the first four months of 2019 is estimated at nearly 6 million, a 7.6% increase from the same period last year, Zing reported, citing the Vietnam National Adiministration of Tourism under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Tiếp tục đọc “Foreign tourist arrivals to Vietnam rise 7.6% to nearly 6 million in 4 months”

New work day starts at sea

Visiting the coastal areas of Thai Binh and Nam Dinh provinces in the early morning, it is impressive to learn about the lives of the local fishermen there.

When dawn arrives in Dong Chau lagoon (Tien Hai district Thai Binh), small boats manned by local fishermen appear on the creek, signalling the start of a normal working day, with teenage boys catching crabs and snails and clam farmers rushing to their farms. Tiếp tục đọc “New work day starts at sea”

How will Huawei fare in Vietnam?

Vietnam, listed among the easy-to-conquer markets for Huawei, has also become tougher amid calls for boycott of Huawei all over the world.

Huawei, the biggest telecom equipment supplier in the world, is facing a global crackdown on its telecommunications equipment because of a series of incidents recently, including the Canadian government’s arrest of its Chief Financial Officer and the US ban on Huawei and ZTE equipment.

How will Huawei fare in Vietnam?

Many other countries, responding to US-led calls for boycott Huawei products, have also stated they will reconsider the products of the Chinese manufacturers. Tiếp tục đọc “How will Huawei fare in Vietnam?”