Self-made billionaire Bob Parsons endured an extremely deprived childhood due to his family’s financial difficulties. He had to shoulder financial burdens from a very early age to help his parents and to make ends meet. Talking about those days, he says, “I have earned everything I have ever received. Very little was given to me. I have been working for as long as I can remember. Whether it was delivering or selling newspapers, pumping gas, working in construction or in a factory, I have always been making my own money.” As long as that job made money, he was willing to do it no matter how low he was paid, Parsons told audiences at the 2017 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS) in Danang, Vietnam. Due to mounting difficulties, after nearly flunking out of high school, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, where he received the Combat Action Ribbon, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry and a Purple Heart Medal. Thanks to the Marines, he could come back to continue … [Read more...] about The story of a self made billionaire
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At the ceremony to announce the Ministry of Education and Training's decision on April 16. (Photo: vlute.edu.vn) Vinh Long (VNA) – The Ministry of Education and Training has approved the cooperation programme between Vinh Long University of Technology Education (VLUTE) and the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s Tongmyong University to train high-quality human resources in IT and automotive engineering technology. As per the cooperation programme, students will attend basic science courses, as well as Korean language and culture courses at the Vietnamese university for two years before taking up another two-year term at the Tongmyong University. The Korean university will facilitate study conditions for Vietnamese students, including scholarships, dormitories, and part-time jobs. After graduating, they can work in the RoK or return home to look for jobs in Korean companies. At a ceremony to announce the ministry’s decision on April 16, Assoc. Prof. Dr Cao Hung Phi, … [Read more...] about Vietnamese, RoK universities cooperate in HR training
Mr Austin Bollinger — Photo courtesy of Family Medical Practice Hanoi Viet Nam News By Mr Austin Bollinger * Physiotherapy is the medical practice of examination and treatment of injuries or disfunction of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Or in more general terms, if you are having pain or dysfunction related of muscles, joints or nerves a physiotherapist can help find the cause and how it can be treated. Many of us have experienced pain, discomfort or a general feeling that something physically is just not working correctly. Most of the time with a little rest or avoidance of activities or positions that exacerbate the symptoms thing go back to normal and we forget anything was wrong. But, what do we do when the symptoms persist or the event that initiated the symptoms was traumatic and rest just simply won’t do? This is where physiotherapy can help alleviate symptoms, restore function and return normalcy to your physical well being. Physiotherapy has a … [Read more...] about What is physiotherapy and how can it help you?
The seminar was co-organised by the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) under the National University-Hanoi, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, and Can Tho Technical Economic Collage. Participating scientists highlighted green growth, sustainable exploitation of natural resources, renewable energy, and agricultural restructuring as the most suitable directions for transition. Cai Rang floating market in Can Tho city. (Photo for illustration) Nguyen Van Khanh, Director of the Institute of Policy and Management, underscored linking regions and sectors in economic development as a right move to capitalise on the full strength of sides involved. Pham Hong Long from the USSH suggested the development of community-based tourism as a possible model for livelihood shift. He said the model is effective in both increasing incomes for locals and preserving and promoting local culture and tourism resources. He said the model requires the completion of related … [Read more...] about Seminar spotlights socio-economic shifts in Vietnam
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (L) and Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner (Source: VNA) Vienna (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc spoke highly of Lower Austria’s role in Vietnam-Austria relations during a meeting with the state’s Governor Johanna Mikl-Leitner on October 16. He expressed his delight at visiting what is now one of the most important economic and cultural hubs of Austria, a driving force of economic growth in the east of the European country. The leader stressed that the Vietnamese Government has created favourable conditions for foreign enterprises, including those from Austria and the state of Lower Austria, to do long-term business in the country. He hailed Lower Austrian firms which have been successful in Vietnam as a foundation to extend bilateral ties and asked authorities of the Austrian locality to support linkages between its universities and enterprises, and Vietnamese partners. The guest suggested that Lower Austria … [Read more...] about PM hails Lower Austria’s role in Vietnam-Austria ties