She returned to Vietnam in August after Chinese authorities raided and deported undocumented immigrants. More about how she returned later. Cut to the present. In a countryside garment factory in the northern Bac Giang Province, Bien sits beside a bunch of red cloth bags. Around her dozens of other workers are making bags on sewing machines, but not Bien: Her job is to affix the company label on the bags, and she gets less than VND100,000 ($4.32) a day for it. She was given that job after failing to learn sewing despite eight days of training at the factory. "It's too difficult, I can't sew," she says. Bien is one of many Vietnamese trafficking victims rescued from China who returned lost, damaged, with little assurance their life would ever go back to the normal old days. Before being trafficked to China, she had been quite resourceful, working her family's rice field in Dong Lo Commune in Bac Giang while also attending a babysitting class. On October 2, 1991, when she was 23, Bien … [Read more...] about The plight of human trafficking survivors: Back from hell but to what?
This was part of the company’s practical activities to realize the Government’s Resolution 30A on assisting needy localities. Also at the event, Viettel handed over nearly VND 18 billion in cash to help the district carry out social welfare programs during the 2019-2020 period, such as building new gratitude houses and handing over breeding cattle and seedlings to needy households, constructing schools and public facilities, and purchasing medical and educational equipment. At the ceremony Lo Van Thang, Deputy Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ba Thuoc district, has highly appreciated Viettel’s great support over the past time. For the past nine years, the group has financed the district with VND 80 billion, helping the locality reduce poverty, he added. Meanwhile, Deputy Political Chief of Viettel Can Long Giang held that once operational, the school and medical clinic will benefit local people and the district’s education and … [Read more...] about Viettel supports poor district in Thanh Hoa
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 12 November 2019 - Jacobson Pharma Corporation Limited ("Jacobson Pharma" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 2633), a leading company engaging in research, development, production, marketing and sale of generic drugs and proprietary medicines, announced the launch of Smartfish's health nutrition range of products in Greater China (including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) and Asia under an exclusive distribution agreement with Smartfish AS, a branded health nutrition company incorporated in Norway. Smartfish provides products for the consumer health nutrition range and is the official supplier of sports nutrition drinks to sports clubs and national teams, including English Premier League Tottenham Hotspurs Football ClubAccording to the agreement, the Group has an in-licensed right for 10 years to distribute and market Smartfish's consumer health products in Greater China and the Asia Pacific … [Read more...] about Jacobson Pharma Launches Smartfish Health Nutrition Products from Norway in Greater China and Asia Pacific Region
This is the second time the Vietnamese military medical force has joined the congress since it became the official member of the ICMM. The ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine is considered the largest forum on military medicine with the participation of delegations from 117 member countries and six observers. Entitled “Medicine on the move,” this year’s edition focuses on military medical ethics and laws; cutting edge medicine and leadership in military medicine as well as military medicine against chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear weapons, antiterrorism, and civil-military medicine cooperation. Vietnamese delegates and ICMM members in a group photo The participants are expected to discuss and share their knowledge and experiences of the above agendas. Under the congress’s framework, the Vietnamese delegation met with the ICMM to introduce achievements of the Vietnamese military medical force in providing healthcare for … [Read more...] about Vietnam attends world congress on military medicine