The Hanoitimes - This is the 13th year in a row the Vietnam Science and Technology Journalists Club has voted the list through the perspective of journalists specializing in the field of science and technology. The Vietnam Science and Technology Journalists Club has recently announced 10 outstanding science and technology events in 2018, covering aspects of science policies, social science and humanity, research of application, international integration and outstanding scientists. This is the 13th year in a row the club has voted the list through the perspective of journalists specializing in the field of science and technology. Specifically, 10 outstanding sci-tech events in 2018 are as follows: 1. Field of science policies: Digital Vietnamese knowledge system put into operation On January 1, 2018, in Hanoi, the "Digital Vietnamese knowledge system" project was launched. The project aims to share knowledge, encourage creativity and connect the community for … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s 10 outstanding sci-tech events in 2018 named
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Thanh Thanh Cong Investment acquires 35 million SBT shares, lifting ownership to 32 per cent Thanh Thanh Cong Investment JSC has purchased 35 million shares in Thanh Thanh Cong - Bien Hoa JSC (SBT), lifting its ownership in the sugar manufacturer to 158.5 million shares, an equivalent of 32 per cent of SBT’s capital. The number fell short of its total registered purchase of 45 million shares. Shares in SBT were trading at around VND20,000-22,000 (US$0.90) on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange during the purchasing time from November 16 to December 14, putting the deal value at more than VND750 billion ($32 million). Earlier in November, chairwoman of Thanh Thanh Cong Investment JSC Dang Huynh Uc My completed the purchase of 20 million shares of SBT, raising her stake to 10.6 per cent. The two shareholders have a combined stake of 42.6 per cent of the outstanding shares of SBT. In October, the company approved a plan to allow My and her affiliates to increase … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS 20/12
Viet Nam News Gia Lộc HCM CITY— Every morning, Dr Bùi Thị Thanh Huyền and her colleagues in the palliative care unit at HCM City Children’s Hospital make their rounds in the neonatal intensive care department to assess the need for palliative care, and then proceed with other rounds if they receive a request from other departments. The team, consisting of a doctor, nurse, psychologist and social worker, aims to relieve pain and other symptoms of patients who have serious, complex or life-threatening conditions, and to provide psychological and social support to their families. Huyền said: “Palliative care can improve the quality of life for a child and family during a serious illness and assist families in making difficult decisions about their child’s care.” The hospital’s palliative care unit for pediatric patients is the first of its kind in Việt Nam. Huyền recalled a recent case in which the … [Read more...] about Palliative care relieves suffering for both patients and families
It was “not very reassuring,” Jeffrey Ordaniel told VnExpress, referring to the address by U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore a week ago. Ordaniel, Research Fellow with the Pacific Forum, felt that while Mattis outlined what America wants to see in the so-called Indo-Pacific Region, he failed to clearly articulate how Washington could help smaller countries resist pressure and coercion from China. He could not even clearly commit to defend the Philippines, a mutual defense-treaty ally, in the South China Sea, Ordaniel noted. The South China Morning Post quoted the Defense Secretary as saying that the "the U.S. will continue to pursue a constructive, results-oriented relationship with China, cooperating when possible and competing vigorously where we must … of course we recognize any sustainable Indo-Pacific order has a role for China." But the U.S. bark seems to lack bite, analysts feel. On May 23, the U.S. disinvited China … [Read more...] about Is the US going soft on China?
Fulbright University Vietnam, the first American-style, non-profit university in the country, has appointed a new chair to succeed her predecessor whose role at the school raised ethical questions. Helen Kim Bottomly, 72, served as President of Wellesley College in the U.S., the world's top-ranked college for women, from 2007 to 2016, Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV) announced in a statement on Wednesday. An immunobiologist and scientist, Bottomly was a faculty member at Yale University between 1980 and 2007, and also served as Yale’s Deputy Provost. She is an elected member of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences and an elected member of the National Academy of Inventors. “The opportunity to help create a new liberal arts university in Vietnam is a worthwhile and important endeavor. The energy and dynamism of Vietnam’s young people makes Vietnam a particularly special place to create a new institution of higher learning,” Bottomly said, … [Read more...] about Fulbright University Vietnam assigns new chair to replace controversial predecessor