VietNamNet Bridge - Tran Trong Kien, CEO of Thien Minh Group, believes the aviation market is still large enough for new air carriers. How many airlines should Vietnam have? The number of airlines in Vietnam is less than one-third of Thailand, which has 13 regular airlines and 10 chartered flight service providers. Kien proposed that the watchdog agency license more air carriers to satisfy the high demand for air transport. The Vietnamese aviation market is exploited by 68 foreign airlines from 25 countries and territories, and five Vietnamese airlines, namely Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Jetstar Pacific, Vasco and Bamboo Airways. In the domestic market, they fly 50 domestic air routes that link Hanoi, Da Nang and HCM City with 18 local airports. RELATED NEWS At least three more local airline carriers lining up to fly Pilots’ job-hopping causing problems for Vietnamese airlines Mai Lan … [Read more...] about How many airlines should Vietnam have?
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At the seminar held at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), US Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver highlighted the growing defense relations between the two nations over the last two years as seen through many milestones, including the visit to Vietnam by USS Carl Vinson in March 2018 – the first trip to the country by a US aircraft carrier since 1975. Washington hopes the two sides can reach consensus on another trip to Vietnam by a US aircraft carrier this year, he noted. At the seminar. Photo: CSIS Schriver also mentioned many fields of bilateral cooperation, including dioxin detoxification at Bien Hoa airport in southern Vietnam, helping to enhance defense ties. Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc noted in the building of Vietnam-US relations over the last almost 25 years, cooperation in defense and security is one of the highlights in their comprehensive partnership, helping … [Read more...] about Seminar discusses Vietnam-US cooperation in defense, security
The area under the US-supported environmental remediation of dioxin contamination at Da Nang airport in central Da Nang city (Photo: VNA) Washington DC (VNA) – Diplomats and scholars of Vietnam and the US have gathered at a seminar in Washington DC, discussing a wide range of cooperation fields, including defence and security, between the two countries. At the seminar held at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), US Assistant Secretary of Defence for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver highlighted the growing defence relations between the two nations over the last two years as seen through many milestones, including the visit to Vietnam by USS Carl Vinson in March 2018 – the first trip to the country by a US aircraft carrier since 1975. Washington hopes the two sides can reach consensus on another trip to Vietnam by a US aircraft carrier this year, he noted. Schriver also mentioned many fields of bilateral cooperation, including … [Read more...] about Seminar discusses Vietnam-US cooperation in defence, security
Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese and Japanese businesses presented air pollution control technologies and technological applications for waste and waste water management at a workshop in Hanoi on January 10. The participants also talked about cooperation towards low-carbon growth, environmental technologies, sustainable development, environmental infrastructure for developing countries, and partnerships between Vietnamese and Japanese cities. Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan said Vietnam urgently needs to consolidate the harmony between environmental protection and socio-economic development. Gearing towards sustainable development remains a key challenge for policymakers and enforcement forces in the field of natural resources management and environmental protection, he said. Highlighting the intensive and extensive relationship between Vietnam and Japan across all spheres, Nhan … [Read more...] about Vietnam, Japan cooperate in environmental technologies
Thu Vân One year go, to this day, I was shivering in fury, agony and disbelief as I wrote an editorial about three kindergarten caregivers slapping the faces of 3-5 years old toddlers, even throwing them up in the air in anger. Today, those feelings are back in full force, and I still can’t control the shivering and the emotions. This time, it is a sixth grader in Quảng Bình Province at the receiving end of violence. In some ways, this is even worse. It was not an adult beating up a child, this time, horrific as that is. This time, an adult got the kids to be violent. Yes, this bears emphasising. An adult, a teacher no less, got her students, sixth graders, to engage in violence on their friend and classmate. The teacher forced the sixth graders to slap one of their classmates 10 times each, and the kid was slapped a total of 231 times for allegedly using foul language in class. Why 231? Because the crime had been “upgraded” to a higher … [Read more...] about We have been slapped. How do we turn the other cheek?