Size, intelligence, behaviour, rarity, how closely an animal resembles the human form all play a part in our reaction to various endangered creatures. — AFP Photos PARIS — The Chinese giant salamander, the largest amphibian in the world, is not cute. Weighing as much as an adult human, it has slimy brown skin, a giant mouth curled to a gormless grin, and puny, mistrustful eyes. It is also one of the world's most endangered species. And yet, unlike its compatriot the giant panda, the giant salamander rarely makes the news. Why do some animals strike a chord with humans, prompting them to donate millions towards their conservation, while others draw little more than disgust? And is a sad-eyed panda really worth saving more than a slimy salamander? Size, intelligence, behaviour, rarity, how closely an animal resembles the human form – all play a part in our reaction to various endangered creatures. "One of the biggest factors is 'cuteness': physical … [Read more...] about Cute or creepy: why humans love some species, loathe others
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The glory days of Sa Pa have returnedNCB to sell nearly 200 million shares to the publicPanpipe competition attracts a number of touristsEnjoy a beautiful spring cherry blossom paradise at FansipanVinpearl – an ideal destination of foreign tourists during Tết holiday 2019 Just eight months after the official launch, Vietnam has become the fastest growing market of GrabFood in South East Asia, outside of Indonesia. What are the reasons behind such a tremendous achievement? By the end of September, GrabFood has officially operated in Viet Nam for eight months. However, the latest figures released by Grab recently showed that GrabFood has become one of the leading food delivery services in the Vietnamese market. For more than half a year, GrabFood has continuously expanded and set its footprint to 15 cities and provinces in total. The number of merchant-partners has increased 10 times and the average delivery time reduced to 20 minutes per order. At the moment, … [Read more...] about Reason why Vietnam is the second fastest growing market of GrabFood in South East Asia?
His class on Hon Chuoi, an island 32-kilometre west of the mainland to the of Song Doc town, Tran Van Thoi district in the southernmost province of Ca Mau, now has 23 pupils in different age groups. Phuc has to divide them into small groups graded from 1 to 5 to help them study better. Hon Chuoi island houses more than 40 households with over 129 people who mainly run their life by fishing. Phuc was honoured as one of 70 exemplary models standing out in the national patriotic emulation movement in 2018. He also received certificates of merit from the Ministry of Defence and the Ca Mau provincial People’s Committee in recognition of his excellent service for the army as well as significant contributions to socio-economic development the same year. In an interview granted to Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper Phuong Mai, Phuc revealed the story how a military man turned teacher on Hon Chuoi and his warm sentiment to the children there. Question: How can you handle a class with such … [Read more...] about Military-captain-turned-teacher Tran Binh Phuc: I am just doing a normal job
Naomi Osaka. – Photo mykhel.comViet Nam News Tennis NEW YORK — Naomi Osaka told US Open title opponent Serena Williams "I love you" just moments after she became the first Japanese womam to reach a Grand Slam final. The 20-year-old breakout star of the tournament swept into the record books and Saturday’s championship match against the 23-time major winner with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Madison Keys, the runner-up in 2017. When asked on court what she told herself as she served for the match, she said: "Don’t double fault". "Why," asked the interviewer. "Serena," replied the charismatic Osaka. "I love you, Serena," she added before adding "I love you, mom; I love everybody". Osaka, the 20th seed, has met and defeated Williams once -- at Miami in March. Keys had beaten Osaka three times out of three before Thursday’s semi-final but the 14th seed admitted she had been completely over-powered. "I thought I could get a break but every time she would hit an … [Read more...] about ’I love you’, Osaka tells US Open final opponent Serena
Movies “Saigon, I love you” movie wins Golden Kite 2016 The Saigon Times Daily Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017,21:27 (GMT+7) “Saigon, I love you” movie wins Golden Kite 2016The Saigon Times Daily Representatives of the organizing committee present the Golden Kite award for Best feature movie to the ﬁlm crew of “Saigon, I love you” directed Ly Minh Thang from MTV Live On Co., Ltd “Saigon, I love you” movie directed by Ly Minh Thang has defeated 18 other movies to win the Golden Kite award 2016 for best feature, reports Vietnamplus. At a ceremony held in HCMC last Sunday, organizers presented other Silver Kite awards to “12 chom sao: Ve duong cho yeu chay” (12 zodiac signs: paving the way for love” and Tam Cam: the Untold Story. Best director and Best actress awards for feature movies went to Vu Ngoc Phuong and Vu Phuong Anh of “12 chom sao: Ve duong cho yeu … [Read more...] about “Saigon, I love you” movie wins Golden Kite 2016