Legal framework for child care on the internet Vietnam, with 64 million Internet users (67% of its population), is among Asian countries having the biggest number of Internet users. A majority of these users are children and teenagers, who are exposed to both benefits and dangers. In addition to close attention from parents and schools, a legal framework is needed to protect children from the risks of the cyber world. While browsing the Internet, children may encounter unexpected information and people. Their personal information can be hacked. More seriously, children can become victims of swindles, exploitation, harassment, and sex abuse. Online game and smartphone addictions can harm children’s mental and physical health. Parents should teach children how to find and use information on the Internet. Dang Hoa Nam, Director of the Department for Children of the Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs, said, “Parents play a very important role. They should be … [Read more...] about Social News 7/8
Duck egg nutrition
Viet Nam News ĐẮK LẮK — Hoàng Văn Tiến, 27, starts the day on his dog farm by grooming his four-pawed Alaskan Malamute friend Nana. Tiến, from the Central Highland province of Đắk Lắk, said Alaskans are notable for their beautiful fur coats. As well as a grooming Nana’s coat every day, Tiến also has to ensure a healthy diet for his dog. The food requires different levels of nutrition depending on each stage of Nana’s development. When Nana was a puppy, Tiến fed him milk and calcium, but as he grew, the diet changed to include chicken, beef, vegetables and trứng vịt lộn (duck embyo eggs), Tiến said. It costs more than VNĐ1 million (US$44) to feed Nana each month, he said. Nana is one of 30 dogs in Tiến’s farm now, along with Huskies, Poodles, Pugs and Bulldogs, among them 15 females. Tiến earns about VNĐ500 million ($21,825) per year from … [Read more...] about Man makes his fortune from four-pawed friends
A study of nearly half a million people in China suggests a daily egg may reduce the risk of heart disease and strokes. Illustrative image: Photo: Thanh Giang/VNP Experts stress any egg consumption needs to be part of healthy lifestyle to be beneficial. But fears that eating too many eggs can be bad for you appear to have been laid to rest. "One can deliberate on the many limitations and caveats of nutritional research, but the take-home message of this research from a large study from China is that at the very least up to one egg a day is not linked with raised cardiovascular risk, and at best up to one egg a day may even have health benefits," says Prof Nita Forouhi, of the University of Cambridge.The study, in the journal Heart, follows years of bad press for the humble egg - from salmonella scares to cholesterol fears. BBC News takes a crack at separating the issues. How many? These days most doctors encourage the eating of eggs as part of a healthy diet, as they are … [Read more...] about An egg a day to keep the doctor away?