VietNamNet Bridge - Salaries for lecturers of state-owned universities are based on their service length and contributions in accordance with the wage scale. Lecturers' income includes salary and non-salary earnings However, their income might be much higher if counting earnings from scientific research, extra teaching and extracurricular activities. Salaries for lecturers of state-owned universities are based on their service length and contributions in accordance with the wage scale. Phan Van Kien, MA, from the Hanoi University of Social Sciences, who has 10 years of experience, said he receives VND7.5 million a month from lecturing hours, including 25 percent allowance. Now he is writing a PhD dissertation. RELATED NEWS Ministry urged to improve quality of lecturers in tertiary education What do university lecturers actually do? Mai Lan … [Read more...] about How high is the salary expected by university lecturers?
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The 7.4-magnitude earthquake in Palu and Donggala destroyed infrastructure and homes, leaving survivors without shelter. — Photo AntaraViet Nam News The 7.4-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated Palu, Donggala and Mamuju in Central Sulawesi on Friday evening has claimed 832 lives, at the time of writing, and injured many others. The earthquake destroyed infrastructure and homes, leaving survivors without shelter. According to a statement issued by the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) via its social media accounts, basic necessities that are still urgently needed to help the victims are fuel (diesel fuel and gasoline), drinking water, medical personnel, medicines and field hospitals, tents, tarps, blankets, stretchers, water tanks, food, lamps, generator sets, emergency kitchens, body bags, shrouds and baby food. Humanitarian organizations have extended a helping hand, accepting donations in the form of funds, goods and volunteer work. Here … [Read more...] about How you can help Palu earthquake victims
Jorge Martin-Martinez, general director of DKSH Vietnam, explains how to establish a talent attraction and retention strategy in our changing world. Technology is rapidly changing how people work and connect with each other. Artificial Intelligence and Big Data start to exercise stronger influence in many different aspects of our daily lives and businesses. Robots will likely replace humans for many of their repetitive tasks. These are key trends that are having an impact on both the needs of clients and consumers as well how businesses respond to these rapidly evolving needs. Consequently, these changing forces will also impact the future of the workforce. In an ever-specialised world, the complexity of tasks left for humans will likely increase, but in turn, it will also provide huge opportunities for employees to embrace the challenges and show their full capabilities. To address this extra complexity, the skill set for talents will likely require much more diversity and … [Read more...] about How to establish a talent attraction and retention strategy
VietNamNet Bridge - ROBO Café, the first café in Hanoi where visitors were served by a robot named Mortar, no longer exists. Customers drink coffee and fish swim below The robotic coffee shop attracted a large number of customers with a robot serving drinks to the tables. The robot was controlled by a touchscreen. It used a battery and moved along a metal line on the floor. But it shut down just after six months of operation. The temperature inside Ice Coffee is always at minus 10oC. Visitors to the café these days have to wear coats to keep warm, while Hanoians suffer from the summer heat with the outdoor temperature reaching 40oC. However, ROBO had to compete with hundreds of other cafes. RELATED NEWS Hanoi's icy coffee shop proves popular during heat wave Amazing coffee shops in Saigon Mai Chi … [Read more...] about Ice, robot, reptile cafes: how long can they last?
The queue to catch Robert Downey Jr and Benedict Cumberbatch in person begins Apr 16, 7am at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Hall B. (Photo: Marvel Studios) You’ve read the big Avengers news. Here's how to score a spot on the Red Carpet Fan Event of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War to meet Robert Downey Jr, Benedict Cumberbatch, Karen Gillan and director Joe Russo. This free event will be held on Apr 16, 7.30pm at Marina Bay Sands’ Event Plaza, located at the outdoor promenade overlooking Marina Bay. The queuing, however, begins at 7am that morning at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Hall B. You will need to provide a photo ID, full name and contact number in person during registration for a non-transferable wristband and a paper slip detailing your admission time and entry points to the Event Plaza. Those below the age of 13 have to be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and all parties have to be registered. While waiting, fans can head to Sands … [Read more...] about How to score a spot at the Avengers: Infinity War Red Carpet Event