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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Viet Nam News by Thu Ngân Trần Mỹ Tiên is a hard-working employee of a famous bank in HCM City. Looking at her outstanding performance, no one can believe the 30-year-old has another job on the side: she is the co-owner of a coffee shop called Cái Lò Gạch Cũ in District 11 that opened several months ago. Talking about how she manages to juggle two jobs at the same time, she merely said “technology”. She was referring to the phone applications she uses to monitor everything in the shop like cash flow, revenue growth, supply sources, and others. While many people may not understand industry 4.0 and other technological changes, they are clearly sweeping across the country. On the one hand, there are many conferences on esoteric concepts like big data, cloud, Internet of Things, and artificial intelligence, on the other, these have already entered daily life to benefit users. Tiên is one of those benefiting from the … [Read more...] about How technology is changing lives in VN
At the upcoming Vitafoods Asia exhibition, you can see exactly how the food, supplement, beauty and pharmaceutical industries are being transformed by innovators and scientists who are working to deliver optimal health in what you consume. The exhibition is a full-service look into the nutraceuticals industry, from its key ingredients, to contract manufacturing and labelling to services & equipment and branded finished products. Along with what is being offered commercially, there’s much opportunity to discover what is also in development. For example, how modern medicine is being sourced and developed from natural ingredients. Bringing innovation and invention to the forefront Vitafoods Asia brings together manufacturers at the forefront of innovation and invention in the industry to meet and discuss their product development challenges. Visitors that attend Vitafoods Asia can meet and source from suppliers of the very latest products hitting the market. … [Read more...] about How science is shaping the future of nutritious consumables?
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?
Laboring over the age-old question "What do women look for in men?", scientists added an item to the list Wednesday: legs slightly longer than average, with a good shin-to-thigh ratio. Long arms, however, fail to impress. In an online survey, some 800 American women preferred faceless male figures "when their legs are slightly longer than average" - but not too long, said studyco-author Thomas Versluys of the University of Cambridge. The women, aged 19-76 from different racial groups, were asked to judge the attractiveness of computer-generated male silhouettes with slight differences in leg- and arm length. The respondents preferred legs that were just above the average length, but not too long. They also found figures most attractive "when the ratio between the lower and upper limb segment - shin and thigh - was average," Versluys told AFP. However, "we also found that arm length has no effect on attractiveness." In the study of sexual selection in humans, limb proportions are known … [Read more...] about Long legs turn women’s heads, arm length immaterial: study