Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Hoang Quoc Vuong said that Vietnam had a fast speed of development of rooftop solar power system and partly met the demand for electricity consumption. However, new investment projects are facing many difficulties and problems in fact. According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade's policy, new projects are allowed to connect with the system in areas with possibly releasing capacity. The ministry will continue creating favorable investment conditions for projects following the Decision No. 13/2020/QĐ-TTg of the Prime Minister. … [Read more...] about Vietnam has 42,187 rooftop solar power projects
Music themed art projects for toddlers
News on the delay comes following a statement made by Phan Ngoc Tho, chairman of Thua Thien-Hue administration on July 31, who had previously stated that the biennial event would be pushed back until next year if the epidemic remained out of control. … [Read more...] about Hue Festival 2020 pushed back to next year amid COVID-19 fears
Since Ca Tru was recognized by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2009, the local authorities and people have organized Ca Tru clubs to revive the artform and for villagers to relax after work. Hung Yen province now has 3 Ca Tru clubs with about 100 members in communes with Ca Tru tradition. “We don’t collect fees from members or those who want to learn Ca Tru. Sometimes we travel to very far places to teach them," elaborated Tran Thi Do, a Ca Tru singer in Vinh Khuc commune. "We are all 70 to 80 years old and we want young people to develop the art.” At Ca Tru clubs, people learn by practicing together. Once a week they gather to sing and play drums, bamboo percussion, and long-necked, 3-string lutes. Hung Yen province has carried out a program to preserve Ca Tru and Trong quan folk singing which are performed at festivals and tourist sites. The province also organizes training courses for Ca Tru club members to improve their skills … [Read more...] about Hung Yen works to revive UNESCO-recognised Ca Tru singing
Starting from about this time, expats on social media will begin the ‘Is it raining yet?’ speculations. There was only one expat whose predictions I trusted and he’s gone now – so I’m back to using my trusty elbow extra-sensory powers and sticking my thumb out the window. It might also be a handy moment to dispense with the bloatware on your phone and update the weather app. Come to think of it, how come no one ever looks up anymore to check the weather? … [Read more...] about Is it raining yet?
Miss Vietnam 2016 Do My Linh and Miss World Vietnam 2019 Luong Thuy Linh sent 50 million VND (2,100 USD) and 20 million VND, respectively, to the concert. They raised more than 247 million VND from individuals and organisations. All of the proceeds will be sent to the Da Nang Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee in Da Nang. … [Read more...] about Online concert to raise funds for doctors in COVID-19 fight