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
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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
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?
According to recent VBSP figures, in the past two decades, over 42 million households have taken loans valued at a total of more than $35.39 billion through the VBSP system. The bank’s policy credit sources have contributed to driving the ratio of poor households in 2011-2015 from 14.2 per cent to a mere 4.25 per cent, and the ratio of multi-dimensional poor households down from 9.88 per cent in 2016 to just 2.75 per cent by 2020. These efforts have contributed to turning Vietnam into a bright spot for the millennium development goals on poverty reduction, as recognised on a global scale. VBSP's policy credit has helped millions of needy households rise out of poverty From two credit programmes initially, VBSP has been and are expediting 22 credit programmes extensively across towns, wards and communes nationwide, helping needy households and other beneficiaries to secure a more stable life with constantly improved living standards. Initially, in early 2002, … [Read more...] about The impressive 20-year development journey of VBSP
Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN. (Photo: VNA) New York (VNA) – Vietnam underlined its resolute condemnation against terrorist acts in any form or for any purpose at a plenary meeting held by the Sixth Committee (Legal) of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly on October 3. In his remarks, Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang , Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, held that the countries need to have a comprehensive approach to counter-terrorism at the national, regional, and global levels, with the UN playing the coordinating role, in line with international law and the UN Charter. They should continue to effectively deal with structural challenges like inequality and political, economic and social injustice, he said, noting that as countries are striving to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic and facing numerous socio-economic difficulties, the international community’s assistance for the struggling countries are … [Read more...] about Vietnam affirms resolute condemnation of terrorism at UN meeting
Making their biggest breakthrough in the south since the war began, Ukrainian forces recaptured several villages in an advance along the strategic Dnipro River on Monday, Ukrainian officials and a Russian-installed leader in the area said. The southern breakthrough mirrors recent Ukrainian advances in the east even as Moscow has tried to raise the stakes by annexing land, ordering mobilization, and threatening nuclear retaliation. Ukraine has now made significant advances in two of the four Russian-occupied regions Moscow last week annexed after what it called referendums - votes that were denounced by Kyiv and Western governments as illegal and coercive. In a sign Ukraine is building momentum on the eastern front, Reuters saw columns of Ukrainian military vehicles heading on Monday to reinforce rail hub Lyman, retaken at the weekend, and a staging post to press into the Donbas region. President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Ukraine's army had seized back towns in a number of areas, … [Read more...] about Ukraine forces break through Russian defenses in south, advance in east