Thu Vân One year go, to this day, I was shivering in fury, agony and disbelief as I wrote an editorial about three kindergarten caregivers slapping the faces of 3-5 years old toddlers, even throwing them up in the air in anger. Today, those feelings are back in full force, and I still can’t control the shivering and the emotions. This time, it is a sixth grader in Quảng Bình Province at the receiving end of violence. In some ways, this is even worse. It was not an adult beating up a child, this time, horrific as that is. This time, an adult got the kids to be violent. Yes, this bears emphasising. An adult, a teacher no less, got her students, sixth graders, to engage in violence on their friend and classmate. The teacher forced the sixth graders to slap one of their classmates 10 times each, and the kid was slapped a total of 231 times for allegedly using foul language in class. Why 231? Because the crime had been “upgraded” to a higher … [Read more...] about We have been slapped. How do we turn the other cheek?
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Viet Nam News Rare sea turtles are in danger of dying out but a project has started that aims to save them. Researchers have taken eggs from Côn Đảo Island in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province to Chàm Island in the south central province of Quảng Nam. There, they have hatched and gone into the sea. In thirty years’ time the baby turtles will return to the beaches where they were born and lay eggs to start the next generation. Bùi Hoài Nam A team of researchers from the Chàm Island’s Marine Protected Area (MPA) have relocated 900 turtle eggs and released 800 baby turtles into the ocean as part of a conservation project over the past year. The eggs, taken from turtle nests on Côn Đảo Island in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province, were transported more than 1,000km before being placed in new nests on a beach on Chàm Island in the south central province of Quang Nam. Researcher Lê … [Read more...] about Turtle eggs taken from island to island
Expat Interest How do I look? Asia reality show comes on air Minh Minh Thursday, Sep 21, 2017,17:06 (GMT+7) How do I look? Asia reality show comes on airMinh Minh The TV reality show called “How do I look? Asia” will be on air every Monday night at 7 p.m - PHOTO: COURTESY OF THE ORGANIZER TV viewers, especially women, will be provided with more choices to watch an international-level TV reality show called “How do I look? Asia” on aesthetic beauty and fashion for Asian women aged between 20 and 44 starting this month. The show will be aired every Monday night starting at 7 p.m. on cable and satellite TV channels of SCTV, HTVC, VTVCab and FPT. The third season of the show is expected to capture huge attention of women, with an emphasis on sharing experiences on various make-up styles and elegant fashion trends. Share with your friends: … [Read more...] about How do I look? Asia reality show comes on air
Viet Nam News NINH THUẬN — The number of sea turtles coming to inland areas in Núi Chúa National Park inthe south-central province of Ninh Thuận has decreased, according to the national park management board. The national park is home toThịt, Hõm and Ngang beaches, where sea turtles regularly lay eggs. Apart from Côn Đảo National Park in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province, the beaches are some of the most important sea turtle nesting grounds in the country. In 2016, the Núi Chúa National Park recorded 73 instances of sea turtles coming to the areas to lay eggs, digging 24 nests. More than 1,500 baby turtles were returned to the sea. Last year there were only 21 instances in which turtles laid eggs. Turtles dug 10 nests and 681 baby turtles were returned to the sea. As of August 2018, there have been only 12 instances of egg-laying this year, with six nests. Three species – … [Read more...] about Fewer sea turtles coming inland to lay eggs
A study of nearly half a million people in China suggests a daily egg may reduce the risk of heart disease and strokes. Illustrative image: Photo: Thanh Giang/VNP Experts stress any egg consumption needs to be part of healthy lifestyle to be beneficial. But fears that eating too many eggs can be bad for you appear to have been laid to rest. "One can deliberate on the many limitations and caveats of nutritional research, but the take-home message of this research from a large study from China is that at the very least up to one egg a day is not linked with raised cardiovascular risk, and at best up to one egg a day may even have health benefits," says Prof Nita Forouhi, of the University of Cambridge.The study, in the journal Heart, follows years of bad press for the humble egg - from salmonella scares to cholesterol fears. BBC News takes a crack at separating the issues. How many? These days most doctors encourage the eating of eggs as part of a healthy diet, as they are … [Read more...] about An egg a day to keep the doctor away?