Nguyen Thuc Thuy Tien, Miss Grand International 2021, has officially become the Communications Ambassador of the International Tourism Expo Ho Chi Minh City 2022 (ITE HCMC 2022). Nguyen Thuc Thuy Tien, Miss Grand International 2021 at a press conference (Photo: nld.com.vn) This information was unveiled during a press conference held on August 16 hosted by the municipal Department of Tourism with the aim of introducing the 16th version of ITE HCMC. Tien outlined that the expo will contribute to rebooting the southern city’s tourism industry moving into the post-pandemic period, as well as introducing the country’s tourism, culture, cuisine, and people to a range of international friends. She expressed her hope moving forward that with the role as a media ambassador, she will make great contributions to reviving the local tourism sector and meet the goal of welcoming more international visitors in the future. Following two years of suspension caused by the … [Read more...] about Thuy Tien becomes Communication Ambassador of ITE HCMC 2022
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Every year, the city Department of Natural Resources and Environment has advised the municipal People's Committee to issue a plan and collect, manage and use information and data on natural resources and the environment in the southern largest city. The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment has completed the construction of the Natural Resources and Environment Portal in 2021 https://geoportal-stnmt.tphcm.gov.vn The HCMC Natural Resources and Environment Data Portal and the axis system integrating web services of the natural resources and environment sector are served as a database platform for sharing environmental and resource data to serve state agencies, people, and businesses in accordance with the present regulations. Nguyen Toan Thang, Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment, said that through this platform, organizations and individuals can clearly understand the data and approach to create applications … [Read more...] about HCMC announces database platform for sharing environmental data
With this signing ceremony, Novartis and FPT Long Chau launched a comprehensive partnership focusing on strengthening the consultation capability of pharmacists in cardiovascular, diabetes, oncology, and ophthalmology areas. Joining hands to protect the hearts The project aims to improve awareness in the community and supporting patients with early screening and detection of cardiovascular diseases and treatment compliance. Specific activities include strengthening pharmacist consultation efficiency. Accordingly, Novartis will cooperate with specialized associations to offer training for FPT Long Chau pharmacists, help them improve their counseling effectiveness, and provide trainings and practical skills to optimize treatment for outpatients. To develop healthcare projects on digital platforms, Novartis and its partner will co-create and implement disease awareness programs, initiate question-and-answer platforms with experts, consult on drug use, nutrition, provide … [Read more...] about Novartis, FPT Long Chau partner to support cardiovascular patients
An additional 2,814 more Covid-19 infections were confirmed in Vietnam on Tuesday while the country reported three deaths relating to the disease, according to the Ministry of Health. Illustrative photo According to the ministry's report, the national caseload has so far increased to 11,373,276. On August 17, an additional 5,298 more patients recovered from the disease, raising the number of recoveries in the country to over 10.04 million. On Wednesday evening, three deaths from Covid-19 were recorded, raising the country's total fatalities to 43,103, accounting for 0.4 per cent of total infections. By August 17, the country had injected more than 252 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines. Vietnam has not yet drafted plans to give Covid-19 vaccines to children under five years old. The country is targeting the completion of Covid-19 inoculation for children aged between 5 - 11 in August, as well as the administration of the third shot for those aged 12 - … [Read more...] about Additional 2,814 new Covid-19 cases confirmed on Wednesday, three deaths
The move came after a series of fast-spreading sub-variants of Omicron (BA.4, BA.5, BA.2.75 and BA.2.12.1) were reported in the country. According to the ministry’s General Department of Preventive Medicine, the number of COVID-19 cases has been on the rise in both Vietnam and around the world. The country is currently recording an average of about 2,000 new cases each day. The number of new cases is believed to be on the rise again. Therefore, in order to actively prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic, the department told leaders of health departments nationwide to regularly and promptly review and report new cases of COVID-19. The localities must comply with regulations on reporting new cases and fully declare new cases of COVID-19 within 24 hours as prescribed by the ministry so that the figures can be sent to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control and the Prime Minister. The localities should avoid reporting additional numbers of new … [Read more...] about Health Ministry orders strengthening reporting of new COVID-19 cases
That worries me. Seven years ago, I got to spend nine months living and studying in Ghent, a small, beautiful ancient city in Belgium with many well-preserved medieval castles and churches. I rented a cheap room for students. On the first day, the landlord gave me a tour of the house, showed me how to use the heater and kitchen utensils. In the kitchen, there was a corner with two steel frames holding a blue plastic bag and a yellow plastic bag with "IVAGO" printed on them, as well as a cardboard box next to the bags. The landlord told us that our waste must be sorted thus: the yellow bag for daily household waste; the blue for plastic waste, aluminum cans and milk cartons; and the big box for cardboard, pizza boxes and glass bottles, especially beer bottles. Then, after posting a waste collection calendar on the kitchen wall, he asked us to check the dates then decide among ourselves who would take out the garbage on which day. The calendar was colored yellow, blue and … [Read more...] about Will the sorting of waste at source become a non-starter?