An hour-long downpour flooded many roads of Kon Tum City in the namesake province, located in Vietnam’s Central Highlands region, on Sunday afternoon while a flash flood swept through many residential areas in the border district of Ky Son, north-central Nghe An Province, earlier the same day. Sunday afternoon’s inundation in Kon Tum City increased many residents’ doubt on whether the local sewer system worked properly as the flooding happens every time it rains in recent years. Tran Hung Dao, Nguyen Hue, and Phan Dinh Phung Streets were among the most flooded roads in the city. People use a metal board to keep floodwaters away from their house in Kon Tum City, Kon Tum Province, Vietnam, October 2, 2022. Photo: Tran Huong / Tuoi Tre The severity of flooding depends on the amount of rain, according to Dang The Bao, a local living in Thong Nhat Ward. “Because this is in a low-lying area, the streets can be easily flooded as floodwaters cannot drain quickly every … [Read more...] about Residents struggle with flooded streets, flash flood in Vietnam
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A cold spell in northern Vietnam is forecast to strengthen and bring showers and thunderstorms to the region over the weekend. The cold front currently has a stable intensity in northern provinces but is expected to become stronger around Thursday and Friday, according to the National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting. It will further strengthen on Sunday. Due to the effect of the cold snap, showers accompanied by thunderstorms and occasional downpours will dampen northern Vietnam from Friday to Monday. Temperatures in the region, especially mountainous areas, will start dropping on Sunday. In north-central localities, light to heavy rains are forecast during this period. Meanwhile, provinces in the central, south-central, southern, and Central Highlands regions will see medium to heavy rains during the first half of the month. On Tuesday, rains are forecast to decrease in intensity in northern Vietnam. It will be sunny during the day, while light rain may … [Read more...] about Strengthening cold front to bring rains to northern Vietnam this weekend
Looking for the reasons behind the crisis among English language centers in Vietnam recently, some independent education experts said that the issue could be due to the centers being slow to adapt to the current trends in learning methods of today's learners. While contemporary trends in foreign language learning are emerging both in Vietnam and the world, many Vietnamese English language centers seem to have fallen behind because they cannot adapt to the new waves of changes, independent experts told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper. The burden of office rent One of the most recent scandals related to an English language center is that of Apax Leaders - an extremely well-known center about five years ago. At that time, Apax Leaders impressed everyone with its rapid growth and expansion of branches across Vietnam. However, the center's ongoing crisis reveals several obstacles that many other English centers are suffering from in the post-pandemic era. In a conversation with … [Read more...] about Why are English language centers facing manpower shortages after the pandemic in Vietnam?