A section of Nguyễn Trãi Street under the Cát Linh - Hà Đông urban railway in Hà Nội.— Photo baogiaothong.vn HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội’s Transport Department has spent roughly US$4.7 million to upgrade a section of road connecting the streets of Nguyễn Trãi, Trần Phú and Quang Trung in the districts of Thanh Xuân and Hà Đông. The streets run under the Cát Linh – Hà Đông urban railway project. The upgrade was necessary because much of the route had been dug up to make way for the project, said Ngô Mạnh Tuấn, deputy director of the department. Infrastructure for the project was basically completed, but road surfaces were uneven, posing a high risk of traffic accidents, he said. The upgrade was scheduled for completion by the end of this year, online newspaper Giao thông (Transport) reported. Tuấn said as … [Read more...] about Hà Nội spends $4.7m to upgrade road under Cát Linh – Hà Đông railway project
Illustration Đàm Minh Chí Kiều Vân HÀ NỘI — Recent reports that second graders might study probability and statistics as part of their curriculum from the 2020-21 school year have divided opinion among parents and educational experts. Most parents are worried that the subjects are inappropriate for their children's age. However, educational experts have said if primary students become acquainted with probability and statistics early on, they'll stand a better chance of understanding the subject in a comprehensive way. According to the new general education programme, maths at the primary school level will have three main parts: algebra, geometry and probability and statistics. This means probability and statistics will be taught as an official subject at primary school for the first time. Trần Mạnh Tùng, a senior teacher of maths at Lương Thế Vinh School, Hà Nội said the anxiety was … [Read more...] about What are the chances probability is too hard for kids?
Truong Viet Dung, deputy director of the Hanoi’s Department of Planning and Investment, speaks to Hà Nội Mới (New Hà Nội) newspaper on what the city has done to become a leader in attracting foreign investment. Hanoi remains Vietnam's most appealing destination for foreign investment Hanoi attracts investment for environment and consumption of agricultural products Worker at an assembly line of the South Korean-invested Synopex Viet Nam Co Ltd in the Quang Minh industrial park in Hanoi. — VNA/VNS Danh Lam In the first six months of 2019, Hanoi remained a leading locality in attracting foreign investment. What is Hanoi doing to attract foreign investors? Our investment and business environment has improved considerably. This is a driving force for the city to attract foreign investors. From early 2019 to June 20, Hanoi has attracted more than US$4.9 billion in foreign investment – accounting for 28.6 percent of the total … [Read more...] about Hanoi ranks top in attracting foreign investment
The People’s Procuracy of Vinh Phuc said on June 18 that it had indicted three inspectors from the Ministry of Construction, Nguyen Thi Kim Anh, Dang Hai Anh and Nguyen Thuy Linh, for allegedly taking bribes. Nguyen Thi Kim Anh, head of an inspection team from the Ministry of Construction in Vinh Phuc Province, one of the three inspectors charged with taking bribes In April, the ministry’s chief inspector assigned an inspection team, led by Kim Anh, deputy head of the ministry’s anticorruption division, to inspect various activities, including zoning, issuing construction permits and managing investments for projects in Vinh Phuc Province’s Vinh Tuong District, Thanh Nien Online newspaper reported. Other members of the team were Hai Anh, an officer at the ministry’s construction inspection division No. 2; Luu Van Oanh, deputy head of the ministry’s anticorruption division; Nguyen Thi Kim Lien, an officer at the ministry’s construction … [Read more...] about Three Ministry of Construction’s inspectors indicted for taking bribes
Myanmar is a market with huge potential for Vietnamese products and services. VNS Photo Văn Châu HCM CITY – Myanmar is considered a very promising market for Vietnamese companies because of factors like cultural similarities, similar consumption trends, low cost of market research, and easy export procedures, experts have said. Phạm Thiết Hòa, director of the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of HCM City, said Myanmar was a great market for Việt Nam's agricultural, iron and steel and dairy products, and auto and machinery spare parts. This year Vinamilk, the country’s biggest dairy company, invested in its first factory in Myanmar to meet the increasing demand for milk and milk products there. Milk consumption in that country, which has a population of 55 million, is 10 litres per capita per year. It is 17 litres in Việt Nam. Consumers there are particularly fond of Vietnamese fresh produce and processed foods such as … [Read more...] about Myanmar offers big market for Vietnamese goods, say experts