The fact that leaders and officers of the HCM City Education and Training Department receive remuneration for compiling textbooks has caused a stir among the public. In a document from the Ministry of Education and Trianing (MOET) to the local press, the ministry affirmed that in order to ensure fairness, publicity and transparency in choosing textbooks, the ministry has drafted a circular (which has been published on its website for public opinions) which stipulates that those who compile and inspect textbooks will not be allowed to become members of councils which have the right to choose textbooks for use. The fact that the Vietnam Education Publishing House and the HCM City Education and Training Department are joining hands to compile textbooks is the responsibility of involved parties and they need to explain this to MOET. Meanwhile, at the workshop on renovating the general education program held by the Vietnam Education Publishing House recently, director of the HCM … [Read more...] about Is Education Ministry allowing HCM City to compile textbooks?
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Nguyen Van Phuc of Dong Thap province’s Thap Muoi district said he planted IR 50404 rice this time and got a yield of seven tonnes per hectare, higher than last year. Harvesting the winter – spring rice crop in Kien Giang Province’s Chau Thanh District. (Photo: Vietnamnews) Besides, costs were lower than previous years because rice fields had plenty of sediments deposited meaning farmers could use less fertilisers, he said. Authorities had released floodwaters rich with sediments from the rising Mekong River into nearly half of the province’s rice farming areas between August and October last year. Besides depositing the sediments, this also helped destroy disease-causing pests. More than 197,000ha were planted in the province, 60 percent of them with high-quality rice varieties, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Farmers have harvested more than 50,000ha so far with an average yield of 6.5 tonnes per hectare. … [Read more...] about Mekong Delta enjoys good start to rice harvest
Trade More concern than joy By Mai Khanh Sunday, Dec 15, 2019,16:16 (GMT+7) More concern than joyBy Mai Khanh The launching ceremony of a domestic cellphone brand. How many percent have these phones contributed to the export growth in the first 10 months of this year? – PHOTO: THANH HOA The foreign direct investment (FDI) sector remains the main driver for Vietnam’s achievement of the record high trade surplus in the first 10 months of this year. The domestic sector also has significant contribution, scoring an export growth of 16.5% from the year-earlier period. At a glance, the figure is very optimistic, but a deep insight into it also raises concern. According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs, Vietnam gained a trade surplus of US$1.86 billion in October. This is a surprise to economic experts, as the trade surplus is generally high in August and September of the year, the time when Samsung … [Read more...] about More concern than joy
The delegation also included General Luong Cuong, Director of the General Department of Politics (GDP) of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA); Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang, Chief of the VPA’s General Staff and Deputy Defense Minister; Senior Lieutenant General Le Chiem, Deputy Defense Minister; Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Trong Nghia, GDP’s Deputy Director; Senior Lieutenant General Do Can, GDP’s Deputy Director, among others. At the ATK historical relic site, General Lich chaired an incense offering and wrote down his feelings in the memorial book at a memorial house dedicated to President Ho Chi Minh. The delegation offeres incense to President Ho Chi Minh The general and his entourage then visited the Tin Keo relic tent where President Ho Chi Minh lived and worked during the national resistance war against the French colonialists. They also attended the opening ceremony of a militia-civilian cultural festival in Phu Dinh commune, … [Read more...] about Defense leaders join various gratitude activities