Traditionally, the K’Ho are matriarchal. Female will catch her potential partner home and men move to the wife's family home after wedding ceremony. In K’ho society, when a girl likes a boy, she tells her parents, who then invite a matchmaker to deliver a marriage proposal to the man’s family. If the proposal is accepted, the girl’s family will suggest a “husband catching” day. The marriage ceremony of the K’Ho people includes the engagement ceremony and the wedding ceremony. The engagement usually takes place at the boy's house and at night because the bride's family wants to avoid being noticed by the villagers if the "husband's catching" fails. Gifts in the ceremony include two bronze rings, chicken, ‘Can’ wine (indigenous flavored rice wine), glutinous rice ... The elder Bon To Sa Nga in Dung K’Si village in Da Chais commune, host of the wedding ceremony, said that the groom's family has the right to challenge the … [Read more...] about Traditional wedding ceremony of K’Ho ethnic people restored to attract tourists
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Millions of free meals have been provided to poor patients at Binh Phuoc Province's General Hospital over the past 18 years, easing the financial burden on the families of long-term patients. Group of policemen offer free meals to poor patients Police porridge warms up poor patients Patients and their relatives queue to get free food from the volunteer club in Binh Phuoc Province. — Photo nongnghiep.vn The southern province's volunteer club which provides the meals, founded in 2002, originally had just one group of volunteers to cook for the patients, according to Ho Van Nhat, head of the club. "I went to the hospital several times and realised they faced financial problems because they had been sick for a long time," Nhat told Nông nghiệp Việt Nam (Viet Nam Agriculture) online newspaper. "I also saw many poor ethnic minority patients forced to return home because they did not have enough money for treatment at the hospital." “So I decided to raise … [Read more...] about Club gives free meals to poor patients
The US-China over artificial intelligence is heating up, but some warn the US could be over-reacting. "China is betting on AI and investing in AI and deploying AI on a scale no other country is doing," says Abishur Prakash, a futurist and author of books about the effect of artificial intelligence (AI) on geopolitics. As developments in AI accelerate, some in the US fear that the ability of China's powerful central government to marshal data and pour resources into the field will push it ahead. The country has announced billions in funding for start-ups, launched programmes to woo researchers from overseas and streamlined its data policies. It has announced news-reading robots and AI-powered strategy for foreign relations. Perhaps most alarming to the US are its efforts to incorporate it into its military. In the last few years, Washington has toughened oversight of Chinese investments, banned US firms from doing business with certain Chinese companies and increased criminal … [Read more...] about Is China gaining an edge in artificial intelligence?
Asia News China calls on U.S. to 'stop flexing muscles' in East Sea Monday, Nov 18, 2019,17:06 (GMT+7) China calls on U.S. to 'stop flexing muscles' in East Sea China's Defense Minister General Wei Fenghe reviews the honor guard before meeting with Brazil's Defense Minister Fernando Azevedo e Silva (not pictured) in Brasilia, Brazil September 6, 2018 – PHOTO: REUTERS BANGKOK (REUTERS) - China on Monday called on the U.S. military to stop flexing its muscles in the South China Sea, which Vietnam officially calls the East Sea, and to avoid adding "new uncertainties" over Taiwan, during high-level talks that underscored tension between the world's two largest economies. The remarks by Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe to U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, recounted by a Chinese spokesman, came just two weeks after a top White House official denounced Chinese "intimidation" in the busy waterway. It also came a day … [Read more...] about China calls on U.S. to ‘stop flexing muscles’ in East Sea
PANO - Minister of National Defence General Phung Quang Thanh on March 17th joined other ASEAN Defence Ministers to attend the opening ceremony of the Langkawi International Maritime-Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) in Malaysia. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak (left) welcoming General Phung Quang Thanh at the opening ceremony of LIMA'15 In his opening speech, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak stressed that, despite cost-cutting trend in the world, it anticipates that ASEAN will spend more on aerospace and maritime vehicles in the coming time. Thus, for the ASEAN market, LIMA’15 plays a vital role in both civilian and military aspects. LIMA is one of the most prestigious and biggest maritime and aerospace exhibitions in the Asia-Pacific region. The event has been biennially organized since 1991. LIMA’15 is the biggest-ever event which is coincided with the 9th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM-9). General Phung Quang Thanh (third from right) … [Read more...] about Defence Minister attends int’l maritime-aerospace exhibition