“On behalf of the Vietnamese government, I would like to applaud the determination and tenacity of SCG to drive the project to fruition. The Vietnamese government commits to facilitating this project, which is very important not only to the national economy, but also for the strategic relation between the two countries of Vietnam and Thailand,” said the Prime Minister. Aside from LSP, lately, SCG has also launched its superior brand SCG Super Cement to the central market, aiming to provide versatile solutions for local construction. The product is making impressive performance, well received by local homeowners and developers, enhancing the building quality and hence living quality of local people. … [Read more...] about SCG Three decades for quality of life in Vietnam
Crusaders street life
One of the most common concerns of an “older” pregnant woman is whether her baby has Down’s syndrome (Trisomy 21). Risk of carrying a Down syndrome baby (babywith one extra chromosome 21, typically associated with physical growth delays, characteristic facial features, and mild to moderate intellectual disability), rises with age.Any pregnancy can be affected, regardless maternalage, but the age-related risk significantly differs. Until recently, every “younger” pregnant woman was offered a screening test (“Nuchal test”) and every “older” pregnant woman was advised to immediately undergo an invasive diagnostic procedure to rule out chromosomal abnormalities. Either amniocentesis or chorionic villous samplingprocedure (examining fetal cells from either amniotic fluid or chorion/placental tissue) was offered. However, invasive procedures carry risk of an unwanted miscarriage. … [Read more...] about Pregnancy in advanced maternal age
Someone ordered bamboo chicken dry-cooked in lemongrass rock salt (VNĐ510,000). Bamboo chicken is a special breed, small in size but with extremely lean and chewy meat and a taste much richer than boiled chicken or honey-marinated roast chicken. The tiny chicken was indeed quite small, so only the women tried it. … [Read more...] about Ầu Ơ Kitchen – A journey to the countryside
During those two decades, many other Americans were working to end these attacks on Viet Nam and to begin - for the very first time - diplomatic relations between our two nations. In his 1993 essay U.S.-Vietnam Relations: The Past, the Present, and the Future, Professor David W. P. Elliott wrote: “Human rights and democratization may be the next incarnation of the POW/MIA issue, a symptom of an underlying refusal on the part of many Americans to accept the historical verdict of the Vietnam War.” Well, the POW/MIA flags still fly (by state law) in all fifty states and on federal buildings nationwide (by federal law, recently sponsored by a unanimous vote of the US Senate). Professor Elliott’s prediction has also come true. Ever since the beginning of diplomatic relations in 1995, the US has continued to demand and insist that Viet Nam conform to American definitions of human right and democracy. As many tens of millions of Americans … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for relations between Vietnam and US?
An array of photos captured by foreign photographers during their visit to Con Dao island in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province includes epic sunsets, children playing on the street, and the sky featuring sparkling stars at night, … [Read more...] about Images of peaceful Con Dao island taken by foreign photographers