A national museum is a special cultural institution of a country. It plays a role as the leading museum in orienting and influencing whole system of museums. It is a place where houses a numerous amount of objects, a powerful human resource, fundamental research projects, well-arranged exhibition system representing the core characteristics of the nation's culture, civilization and history in a wide geographical space and within a long history spanning from the ancient to the contemporary. The Vietnam National Museum of History building, no.1 Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi With such function, the VNMH plays an important role in Vietnamese museums system. It has a duty to assist and provide customers the perspectives and approaches to the national political institutions in different historical periods in the most objective and balancing ways. It not only brings the public the informative values and understandings but also provides the contemporary politicians the comprehension of the … [Read more...] about The role of the Vietnam National Museum of History (VNMH) in balancing political history, ethnography and art. (Thesis at the 5th Conference of the Asian National Museums Association ANMA).
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VNU among Asian top universities The Vietnam National University (VNU) has been, for the second time, listed in Asia's top 250 best universities. According to the World University Rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the university is also among the regional top 100 universities in the field of natural sciences. With more than 100 years of history and development, the VNU has affirmed its position as a comprehensive multi-disciplinary training and research centre of excellence based on international standards. Numerous articles and scientific studies by VNU experts and lecturers have been published on international magazines and applied in reality, said the university's Deputy Director Nguyen Huu Duc. Quinvaxem use to be resumed nationwide The use of the five-in-one Quinvaxem vaccine for children will be resumed in all localities nationwide in November as it has proven to be safe. According to the Preventive Healthcare Department under the Ministry of Health, the ministry has … [Read more...] about Vietnam National University among Asian top universities
By 2013, price is climbing, the minimum wage should be VND3.5 million ($168.3) to meet today's workers' livelihoods." - Dang Quang Dieu Chief of VGCL's Institute of Labour Research Many workers have their backs to the wall just to survive Blue-collar workers at many foreign-invested enterprises in Hanoi are struggling to manage their lives with meager wages failing to keep pace with the increasing cost of living, writes Phan Hien. Tran Thanh Hai, from northern Vinh Phuc province, has been working for a Japanese-invested manufacturing plant in Hanoi's Thang Long Industrial Park for four years. With a poor monthly salary of VND3.5 million ($168.3), the six-month pregnant woman is currently sojourning alone in an eight-square-metre-stuffy room that monthly costs her VND600,000 ($28.8). "I have to walk to work to save money, though my living area is far from the factory," Hai said. Hai's room is poorly equipped. She said her most valuable asset is a gas cooker. "It is a wedding … [Read more...] about Workers are struggling to survive
CIEM: Drastic reforms key to growth Vietnam must take bold measures to boost reforms and ensure all businesses can compete fairly if it is to return to its high growth path and catch up with regional countries, said the president of the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM). Nguyen Dinh Cung told a conference in Hanoi on Wednesday that Vietnam has little scope for more growth after 30 years of economic reform, so the country would have to work harder to achieve higher growth. He said a comprehensive policy for building up a competitive business environment is essential for the next phase of reform. According to the Government's Resolution 19, CIEM is tasked with drafting and submitting the policy next year. Cung said the policy would be ready on time. A CIEM report showed Vietnam's economic growth has steadily cooled, from an average of 7.8% in the 1990-2007 period to 6.7% in 2007-2012, and just 5.8% from 2012 till now. The macro economy has also been less stable. Cung said … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 13/8
HCM City needs specific plans to maintain economic growth Ho Chi Minh City needs to carry out specific plans to maintain its economic growth in the last four months of 2016, Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said at a working session with local officials on August 1. The city will focus on implementing the Government's Resolution No.19 on improving business environment and increasing national competitiveness in 2016-2017 and with orientation towards 2020, and Resolution No.35 on supporting and developing businesses until 2020. Particularly, the city moves to simplify administrative procedures and enhance the application of information technology in the field to make it easier for enterprises to do business. Apart from increasing market management and preventing effectively trade frauds, the city will actively promote the campaign "Vietnamese people prioritise Vietnamese goods" and pay more attention to the retail market which is dominated by foreign … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 2/8