HCMC takes more drastic action to better protect children In the Fourth Industrial Revolution with the growing socio-economic development, it is undeniable the benefits of technology in people’s lives. The continuous development of entertainment facilities and the internet has opened up opportunities to learn and also change a lot in children's lives. In addition, the earlier physical, cognitive, and psycho-physiological development of children is also a matter of concern. These things have presented many new problems for the protection and care of children today that have not been previously identified namely how to protect children against risks in the online environment, and how to protect them from domestic violence or violence in intimate relationships. For instance, recently, the death of an 8-year-old girl who was brutally abused by her father and lover is heartbreaking domestic violence in Ho Chi Minh City. Moreover, in the past two years of the pandemic, children are … [Read more...] about HCMC takes more drastic action to better protect children
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With expertise and advanced technology, Danish firms are expected to develop Vietnam's agri-food industry for high efficiency and sustainability. A delegation of 13 leading Danish agri-food firms in Solutions for Livestock & Food Production, Food Processing Technologies, Ingredients and Climate Control Solutions is giving expertise to Vietnamese partners Representatives of Danish companies attend the seminar held in Hanoi on August 17. Photos: Embassy of Denmark in Hanoi The delegation, which works in areas important for improving agri-food production towards high efficiency, green, and sustainability, expects to share experiences and introduce world-leading and well-proven Danish solutions in agri-food production and look for opportunities to cooperate with Vietnamese companies. The expertise was shared at during Seminar – Business Matchmaking held in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on August 16-19. The events are part of a joint effort between the Embassy … [Read more...] about Denmark extends agri-food expertise to Vietnam
On August 12, the Danang People's Committee in collaboration with State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (SCOV) held a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City to introduce Danang’s investment climate. The event attracted overseas Vietnamese to participate online from 19 countries and territories including the United States, Canada, Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Australia, Germany, Russia, Poland, Slovakia, England, France, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, Hungary, Thailand, and Mongolia. The event also saw the participation of 100 enterprises run by Vietnamese abroad. At the seminar, Do Thi Quynh Tram, deputy director of the Investment Promotion and Support Department shared a report about Danang’s strategies for development and called for investment in the city. The report covers preferential policies as well as projects calling for investment in the fields of high-tech industry, IT, supporting industries, and industrial park infrastructure construction. She also … [Read more...] about Overseas Vietnamese strengthen Danang’s investment climate
That worries me. Seven years ago, I got to spend nine months living and studying in Ghent, a small, beautiful ancient city in Belgium with many well-preserved medieval castles and churches. I rented a cheap room for students. On the first day, the landlord gave me a tour of the house, showed me how to use the heater and kitchen utensils. In the kitchen, there was a corner with two steel frames holding a blue plastic bag and a yellow plastic bag with "IVAGO" printed on them, as well as a cardboard box next to the bags. The landlord told us that our waste must be sorted thus: the yellow bag for daily household waste; the blue for plastic waste, aluminum cans and milk cartons; and the big box for cardboard, pizza boxes and glass bottles, especially beer bottles. Then, after posting a waste collection calendar on the kitchen wall, he asked us to check the dates then decide among ourselves who would take out the garbage on which day. The calendar was colored yellow, blue and … [Read more...] about Will the sorting of waste at source become a non-starter?
With this signing ceremony, Novartis and FPT Long Chau launched a comprehensive partnership focusing on strengthening the consultation capability of pharmacists in cardiovascular, diabetes, oncology, and ophthalmology areas. Joining hands to protect the hearts The project aims to improve awareness in the community and supporting patients with early screening and detection of cardiovascular diseases and treatment compliance. Specific activities include strengthening pharmacist consultation efficiency. Accordingly, Novartis will cooperate with specialized associations to offer training for FPT Long Chau pharmacists, help them improve their counseling effectiveness, and provide trainings and practical skills to optimize treatment for outpatients. To develop healthcare projects on digital platforms, Novartis and its partner will co-create and implement disease awareness programs, initiate question-and-answer platforms with experts, consult on drug use, nutrition, provide … [Read more...] about Novartis, FPT Long Chau partner to support cardiovascular patients