Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, Head of the Vietnamese Permanent Delegation to the UN in Geneva, attends the 40th meeting of the UN Human Rights Council in March, 2019. (Photo: VNA) The world will celebrate the 71st anniversary of the UN General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10. The Declaration presented the international community’s common values of human rights and laid a foundation for other human rights covenants, including the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the Covenant on Economical, Social, and Cultural Rights, and covenants on the rights of children, women, and persons with disabilities. Since the war, Vietnam has made every effort to build a socialist state governed by law, a state of the people, by the people, and for the people, and improve its laws on human rights. Effort to promote human rights of all people Vietnam’s 2013 Constitution has a chapter on Human Rights and Rights and … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s contributions to global human rights
Ghedex global higher education exhibition 2019
Samsung Viet Nam handed over STEM lab to Samsung HOPE school. — Photo courtesy of Samsung Samsung Viet Nam officially launched STEM Classes at Thai Nguyen and Bac Ninh Samsung Hope School in a modern, child-friendly open space model to meet the needs of learning and practicing STEM. The first STEM education model (interdisciplinary education method: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) introduced in provinces with a total investment of VND2 billion (US$86,425), with the hope of contributing to the digital shift of Viet Nam education in line with the Samsung's global corporate social responsibility (CSR) vision, “Enabling People, Education for the future generation”. With diverse and plentiful contents, Samsung's advanced technology equipment including smart interactive boards, tablets, STEM Lego Robotics and 3D Printing along with the training programmes for human resources, STEM classes desire to spread the STEM education method in the community and help … [Read more...] about Samsung Viet Nam brings STEM education model to HOPE school
Nguyen Tuan Anh, CEO of Grab Financial Group Vietnam, talks about strategies to help start-ups expand their markets at a recent event in HCM City (Source: VNA) HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Overcoming human resources problems, understanding local cultures and finding reliable partners are needed for Vietnamese start-ups to “go global,” the CEO of Grab Financial Group Vietnam Nguyen Tuan Anh has said. Speaking at a recent boot camp, a start-up training programme organised by VnExpress.net, Anh said reaching out to the world was not optional but imperative for a start-up to succeed. “You may not go global right away, but you must have a vision to do it in the next five to 10 years. “Vietnamese start-ups must conquer the global playground to increase the value, revenue and profit.” Anh was one of the first employees of the giant ride-hailing service when it entered the Vietnamese market in 2014 on the heels of its success in four other Southeast Asian countries, … [Read more...] about Start-ups must ‘go global’, says Grab’s Vietnam chief
Revenue rose 38.3% year on year to RMB12.9 billion Setting differentiated advantage through technology reinforcementProduction capacity ramped up to boost profitability Results Highlights: A double-digit increase achieved in sales volume and revenue, steady growth in net profit Developing all-aluminium formwork components, and initiating the leasing business of aluminium alloy formwork Client-oriented strategy for the support of new energy vehicles and fabricated products High-end products continue to contribute, including the delivery of a newly-built all-aluminium superyacht by Silver Yachts An interim dividend of HK$0.1 per share declared, representing a dividend payout ratio of approximately 45.9% Financial Highlights: (RMB million) For the six months ended 30 June Change YoY 2019 2018 Sales volume (tonnes) 532,275 325,096 +63.7% Revenue 12,900 9,329 +38.3% Gross profit … [Read more...] about China Zhongwang announces 2019 interim results
Some defendants in the exam cheating scandal said that VND1 billion was paid for each ‘exam score fabrication’. Tuoi Tre newspaper reported that Tran Xuan Yen, former deputy director of Son La Education and Training Department, said a defendant in the exam score scandal in the province declared that it was the department director who gave him information about eight examinees and told him to get the exam papers of the students to manipulate scores. Tran Xuan Yen (white shirt) is arrested Regarding the ‘cost’ of score fabrication, Yen said one had to pay VND1 billion to raise the total exam score of three exam subjects to the wanted levels. Yen was ‘in charge’ of 13 students, Nguyen Thi Hong Nga,16, while Dang Huu Thuy, vice rector of To Hieu High School in Son La City, was responsible for four examinees and Lo Van Huynh, head of the quality assurance division, for 7. Tran Xuan Yen, former deputy director of Son La Education and Training … [Read more...] about Exam cheating scandal: how much did one score adjustment cost?