The fact that leaders and officers of the HCM City Education and Training Department receive remuneration for compiling textbooks has caused a stir among the public. In a document from the Ministry of Education and Trianing (MOET) to the local press, the ministry affirmed that in order to ensure fairness, publicity and transparency in choosing textbooks, the ministry has drafted a circular (which has been published on its website for public opinions) which stipulates that those who compile and inspect textbooks will not be allowed to become members of councils which have the right to choose textbooks for use. The fact that the Vietnam Education Publishing House and the HCM City Education and Training Department are joining hands to compile textbooks is the responsibility of involved parties and they need to explain this to MOET. Meanwhile, at the workshop on renovating the general education program held by the Vietnam Education Publishing House recently, director of the HCM … [Read more...] about Is Education Ministry allowing HCM City to compile textbooks?
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HCM CITY — HCM City seeks to attract foreign investment in smart urban projects and urban infrastructure, and looks forward to support from US businesses, a top city leader said. Speaking at a meeting between city leaders and members of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Việt Nam on Friday, Lê Thanh Liêm, deputy chairman of the city People’s Committee, said over the years US businesses had helped strengthen co-operation between their country and the city. The city was undertaking administrative reform and improving the investment environment to create favourable conditions for foreign businesses to invest in key projects, he said. The People’s Committee had held many exchanges and meetings with the US consulate general in the city and AmCham to discuss potential co-operation in fields the city had prioritised, he added. According to Amanda Rasmussen, head of AmCham, the business group has 500 companies and more than 1,500 individual … [Read more...] about HCM City seeks US businesses’ support for infrastructure development
Organisers brief the media on the annual Vietbuild Home exhibition to be held in HCM City from December 19 to 23. — VNS Photo Vietbuild Home, an annual exhibition on real estate, interior and exterior decor and household appliances, opens in HCM City this week. It will have 2,300 booths displaying interior and exterior decorative items and household appliances like intelligent housing systems, wallpaper, carpets and rugs, electrical equipment, LED lighting, water purifiers, kitchen utensils and products serving smart urban and infrastructure, Nguyen Dinh Hung, chairman of Vietbuild Construction International Exhibition Organising Corp, the exhibition organiser, said. It has attracted 450 exhibitors from 18 countries and territories, including the US, UK, Japan, Russia, France, the Netherlands, Germany, South Korea, Singapore, and Viet Nam. Hung claimed exhibitors have studied the Vietnamese market’s demands and come up with products with new designs and features and of … [Read more...] about Vietbuild Home expo to be held in HCM City
In efforts to embrace the fourth industrial revolution, Vietnam's cities and provinces are pushing smart city programmes, combining technology with internet-connected devices to enhance municipal management and economy. A corner of HCM City. The city is applying technology solutions to become a smart city in the future. Smart cities, with new technologies and integration based on sensor collection and analysis of data, are expected to drive economic, environmental and social benefits in many cities and provinces in Viet Nam – optimising traffic flows in real time, reducing energy consumption and automating waste management. However, despite the countless benefits of smart city projects, major cities including Ha Noi and HCM City, which are pioneering in this field, are facing difficulties and challenges when it comes to deployment due to city-specific requirements and needs of new policies and regulations from the Government and relevant sectors. Speaking at the … [Read more...] about Smart city challenges Vietnamese Gov’t and localities
Kbang Tourism Festival 2019 will be held from July 26 to 28, in Kbang District, Gia Lai Province to promote tourism in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region. Top destinations in Gia Lai Discover vibrant pink grass hills of Gia Lai Kon Lok Waterfall, one of the most beautiful tourist spots in Kbang District, the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) province of Gia Lai. — Photo dulichpleiku.gialai.gov.vn The festival includes a series of cultural and artistic events featuring the local Bahnar ethnic minority people and other ethnic groups that live in the area. The event will be a chance for local enterprises and people to display their agricultural, cultural and tourism products. About 80 booths will feature thousands of products including agricultural and forest specialties such as fruits, organic vegetables, traditional food, handicraft furniture and other consumer goods. Highlights of this year's Kbang Tourism Festival are a promotion campaign for two-day tours with the … [Read more...] about Kbang Tourism Festival 2019 to promote Gia Lai