Harry Hà on his road to work. -- photo thanhnien/com.vnViet Nam News HÀ NỘI – For months, every morning and evening along roads in Ha Noi a young man on a fancy motorbike has been offering pedestrians free rides. Hà Trung Hiếu or Harry Hà, 26, an IT engineer in Hà Nội, has been offering rides to those travelling on the same route to work as him. "Every day, I went to work by motorbike and went alone. And then I thought why not let people go along completely free?” Harry Hà told Thanh Niên (Young People) newspaper. “It was also an opportunity to do good deeds expressing my kindness for life and it brought me opportunities to meet and talk to many people that I met by chance”, Harry Hà said. This also helped complete his long-term photo project on strangers. He hoped his deeds would spread kindness in society, but some people were cautious and skeptical at first. “Initially, I was on the … [Read more...] about Ha Noi man offers motocycle rides to work for free
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Developing new value for 30 years, photo: shutterstock Mikio Masawaki-General director, Sapporo Vietnam Sapporo officially entered the Vietnamese market in 2011. At the beginning, we invested more than $50 million into building Long An Brewery to Japanese standards to ensure the quality of Sapporo products in Vietnam. Beside Japan, this is our first overseas brewery. Vietnam is one of the most interesting and dynamic beer markets in the world, with high potential growth supported by many beer lovers. With the mission, “Contribute to enriching Vietnamese cuisine,” Sapporo Vietnam offers consumers safe and high-quality beer products according to Japanese standards and also the best match to Vietnamese consumers’ taste. According to our Brand Health Research in 2018, our flagship brand – Sapporo Premium Beer – is trusted by nearly 100 per cent of target customers, and it is gradually becoming a unique brand in the premium beer segment. Sapporo Premium Beer … [Read more...] about Developing new value for 30 years
The Hanoitimes - This is a win-win model that has many values and entrepreneurs create both economic profit and positive impact on society while mitigating negative impact on the environment. Businesses which balance a social mission with profit have a direct and lasting impact on the communities in which they operate. In the case of Vietnam, the combination is vital to achieve the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), stated Catherine Phuong, UNDP's Assistant Country Director in Vietnam. Overview of the conference. Source: Ngoc Thuy Social Impact Business as the model of 21st century According to Phuong, Social Impact Business (SIB) is understood as "organizations that have both trading activities and a commitment to positively impacting society/environment as the two central tenets of their strategic operations." They can create the value necessary to grow their business, whilst scaling up their social impact, Phuong said at the launch of UNDP's … [Read more...] about Growth of social impact business sector is vital for Vietnam: UNDP
Dr. Đỗ Văn Quân from the Việt Nam Academy of Social Sciences talks to Khoa học & Đời sống (Science & Life) newspaper on how to utilise social network properly. Trương Quang Nghĩa, Secretary of the Đà Nẵng City Party Committee has recently said that nowadays many Government officials have shied away from social networks, especially Facebook. As a researcher on the role of social counter-arguments on the mass media, how do you respond to this? I highly appreciated what Nghĩa has said. This is an indication that he has acknowledged the role of social networks in our society nowadays. It is undisputable that social network nowadays is a fruit of the civilisation of mankind. And that trend will become more and more popular in the fourth industrial revolution. All rank and file people have opportunities to approach the trend and be influenced by it. In my opinion, in our society, a group of … [Read more...] about Should Government officials use the social network?
Viet Nam News by Nguyễn Khánh Chi A recent lunch date with my old friends from university turned into a stirring round-table discussion when one friend proposed that we all make a plan to travel together. As we envisioned a change of pace, time together and the chance to explore, everyone seemed excited—but one woman looked a bit concerned. “Does that mean we leave our kids and husband at home?” she asked in a low voice. “Yes!” “Yep!” “Why not?” the others jumped in. Vietnamese traditional family values dating back to the feudal period stipulate that housework is women’s responsibility. This view is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it leads to celebrations of Vietnamese women’s dedication and hard work for their families. On the other, it punishes Vietnamese women who dare to assert some purpose or passion in life outside of their home. The persistence of this view makes it hard for many women to … [Read more...] about Women take a break from family for travel: Why not?