The working session between HCMC People’s Committee and VNu-HCMC. (Photo: SGGP) He then proposed that in the task of training high-level human resources for HCMC, the municipal authorities should introduce a suitable financial mechanism for VNU-HCMC to carry out strategies and projects to train international-level human resources in the fields of IT, AI, urban management. Director of VNU-HCMC Vu Hai Quan is delivering his speech in the meeting. (Photo: SGGP) VNU-HCMC hopes that HCMC would support its proposal to the Government and the Education & Training Ministry to establish the Health Science University and the Environment Technology University. VNU-HCMC also wishes for an appropriate mechanism by HCMC People’s Committee for it to lead certain practical research for city development, such as AI application, Agricultural and hi-tech foods, Infectious diseases. Lastly, the university wants the city or interested businesses to invest in construction a research … [Read more...] about HCMC cooperating with VNU-HCMC for sustainable development
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He first goes out for a five-kilometer jog, returns home to work for an hour or two and then has some spare time before resuming work in the afternoon. Though his days are productive, for the 30-year-old software engineer in HCMC, working remotely for U.S.-based software company Acumatica gives him much greater flexibility than a traditional office job. As more and more global companies look to developing economies for skilled English-proficient workers at relatively lower salaries, in Vietnam, many young people like Dang are embracing the opportunity to acquire a whole new working experience. "The only difficulty is the different time zones," Dang, who has been working for Acumatica for four years as a regional product engineer, says. Every day, after meeting online with the North American team at 5 a.m, Dang also meets his colleagues in Singapore, Malaysia and the Philippines at 7 a.m. and in India and Sri Lanka at 5 p.m. Huynh Minh Dang during a business trip to … [Read more...] about Working remotely for foreign employers opens up dynamic lifestyle
In April, sales of domestically-assembled cars and completely built-up (CBU) cars surged by 16 per cent and 13 per cent per month, respectively. — Photo laodong.vn Members of the Viet Nam Automobile Manufacturers Association (VAMA) sold 42,359 autos in April, up 14 per cent on the month and 40 per cent on the year, according to a recent VAMA report. This was the second consecutive month of this year when VAMA members had witnessed an auto sales growth. In March, the growth rate was 60 per cent. In April, passenger car sales surged 18 per cent on month to 33,588, while 7,795 commercial vehicles found customers, up 2.6 per cent, and 776 special-use cars were sold, up 15 per cent, according to a VAMA report released on May 12. Sales of domestically-assembled cars and completely built-up (CBU) cars surged by 16 per cent to 25,269 units and 13 per cent to 17,090 units in the month, respectively. Apart from VAMA members, non-member automakers Thanh Cong Motor and VinFast sold … [Read more...] about Domestic car market maintains sale growth in April
Hà Nội-based Đông Đô Hospital’s doctors perform free eye surgery for children in difficult circumstances on May 14. — Photo courtesy of the hospital HÀ NỘI — The Hà Nội-based Đông Đô Hospital’s doctors performed free eye surgery for two children in difficult circumstances on May 14. The surgery is part of the hospital’s summer campaign to provide free eyes checkup and treatment to patients with eye problems due to COVID-19. All eye checkups and treatment costs will be covered by the hospital’s "Free your eyes" charity fund, which was launched on the same day to bring sight to poor patients in tough circumstances in Việt Nam. The first case Ninh Thị Tường Vy, seven years old, in Yên Lạc Commune, Phú Lương District, Thái Nguyên Province, with a crossed eye disease. Her mother left when she was more than one month old, while her father works far away and rarely comes back. Vy and her sister were raised and cared for by their grandmother. She is now old, suffering from many … [Read more...] about ‘Free your eyes’ charity fund brings sight to patients
The following is the full text of the speech. “SINCERITY, TRUST AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR A BETTER WORLD” Dear Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Ladies and gentlemen, I am very happy to visit the Center for Strategic and International Studies for the first time today, though this is far from the first time I hear of the CSIS, a top American think tank in the field of foreign strategies and policies and international issues. Seventy-seven years ago, President Ho Chi Minh, the national hero of Vietnam and great man of culture, prefaced the Declaration of Independence establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam with this untarnishable fact, “All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness.” This was the spirit enshrined within the 1776 Declaration of Independence of the United States of America; it … [Read more...] about Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at CSIS in Washington D.C.
Nguyễn Đình Thuận harvesting plums. — VNA/VNS Photo Quang Quyết SƠN LA — Plums are widely grown on the Mộc Châu plateau in the northern mountainous province of Sơn La. In recent years, plum trees have become a key crop in local economic development, helping people eliminate hunger, reduce poverty, and even get rich. Nguyễn Đình Thuận from Mộc Châu Township has become successful through planting the fruit. After graduating from the Informatics Faculty of the HCM City’s National University in 2008, Thuận returned to his hometown in Mộc Châu and opened a small shop providing information technology services and electronic devices for schools and offices in communes and towns in the district. However, after a few years of running the shop, Thuận decided to switch to investing in agricultural production because he realised that his family had the advantage of hilly land with a high potential for economic development. In 2013, he started to grow plums. Many people asked him if he … [Read more...] about Mộc Châu man gets rich growing plums