Over the past 30 years, natural disasters in Vietnam cause the death or missing of nearly 400 people along with economic losses of about 1-1.5 percent of GDP each year. Flooding submerges central Vietnam. The information was released at a recent ceremony held by the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control to celebrate International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction and ASEAN Day for Disaster Management (ADDM). Addressing the event, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh said that with the theme "Cooperation to overcome challenges together", the event affirms Vietnam's determination in cooperating with countries, agencies of the UN and ASEAN, and international organisations in raising global awareness of mitigating disaster risks and improving adaptive capacity and responding more effectively to natural disasters in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to him, Vietnam is one of the countries which are most affected by … [Read more...] about Disasters cause economic losses of 1-1.5 percent of GDP annually
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The costume draws inspiration from the Dong Ho folk painting of Ba Trieu, one of the most famous female heroes in Vietnamese history. Do Ha, the Vietnamese representative at Miss World 2021, has released an outline of the outfit she will wear during the upcoming “Dances of the World” segment at the international beauty pageant which will take place in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in December. The costume draws inspiration from the Dong Ho folk painting of Ba Trieu, one of the most famous female heroes in Vietnamese history. The highlight of the costume is set to be some unique accessories on it, including hat, brooch, and earrings. The outfit has been designed by Thuy Nguyen and there are high hopes that it will impress both the beauty pageant’s judges and audiences. Do Thi Ha, 20, goes into the global contest having previously been crowned as Miss Vietnam 2020, with the local beauty standing at 1.75 metres tall and with measurements of 80-60-90. In the build up to the … [Read more...] about Dances of the World costume unveiled ahead of Miss World 2021
Businesses in the field of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) have been the pioneers in transiting to a circular economy model. Enterprises need to build a roadmap for circular strategy from a senior management perspective, following steps such as improvement in the production process, product and business model, Brendan Edgerton, Director of Circular Economy under the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) recommended. An overview of the workshop. Photo: VCCI Speaking at the circular economy-related workshop on October 14, Edgerton said about 8.6% of production volume in the world has been made following the circular model. If the enterprise lacks close supervision of this roadmap, the number of resources consumed by 2060 is estimated to double that of 2015. The circular economy is a model of using limited resources of water, energy, raw materials, and food towards efficiency, and higher value than the linear economy. Sharing his views at … [Read more...] about Foreign manufacturers boost circular economy in Vietnam
Trampling and ignoring international law, China has brazenly announced the establishment of two administrative districts in Vietnam's Paracel and Spratly islands in the East Sea, and formally named 80 geographical features there. Once again, China proves itself a stubborn and incorrigible troublemaker in the East Sea (internationally known as the South China Sea). It is China's typical tactic to capitalize on the world being distracted by the pandemic to pursue its dark pretension and carry out activities of intentionally violating Vietnam's sovereignty and territorial integrity in the East Sea, posing threats and dangers for peace, security and stability in the region. In this photo released by Vietnam's coast guard, a Chinese ship, left, fires a water cannon at a Vietnamese vessel, right, in May 2014. Photo: FT Trampling and ignoring international law, China brazenly announced the establishment of two administrative districts in Vietnam's Paracel and Spratly … [Read more...] about China’s dark pretension and dangerous activities in the East Sea
At present, China does not have the capacity to declare a military ADIZ over the entire South China Sea. China's possible declaration of an Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea has made headlines over the past days. On May 31, South China Morning Post cited the Chinese army that Beijing since 2010 has been thinking of establishing an ADIZ in the sea that cover Pratas, and Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) islands. It reported that China is choosing a propriate time to declare the plan. Emeritus Professor Carl Thayer at UNSW Canberra, an expert on the South China Sea Emeritus Professor Carl Thayer at UNSW Canberra has made some accessement on the implications of Chinese ADIZ over the sea that is one of the world’s busiest waterways. If China deploys an ADIZ over the South China Sea, what are the geo-political implications for the region? There are no provisions in international law concerning an Air … [Read more...] about What does China’s potential ADIZ over South China Sea imply?
Her maiden effort received the ArteKino International Award and €6,000 ($6,966) in cash. It will be allowed to be screened in on the website of the online ArteKino Festival in Europe to held through Dec. ‘If Wood Could Cry, It Would Cry Blood’ is adapted from the autobiographical novel ‘Tam Van Phong Dao’ (rough translation: A Board for Daggers) by famous comedian Mac Can. The movie depicts his life growing up as the middle child in a family that ran a traveling circus. The film centers on the three siblings who perform the famous knife-throwing act. Ba, the main character, a quirky 14-year-old boy is the one who holds the wooden board into which his older brother, Hai, throws the knives. To add extra thrill to the performance, their little sister, Tu, stands in front of the board. His brother′s talent and his little sister′s fearlessness create the blueprint for a tragedy waiting to happen. Director Nguyen Phan Linh Dan. Photo courtesy of Dan The festival … [Read more...] about Vietnamese movie wins project award at Busan film festival