Ho Chi Minh City has established a cooperative relationship with the Japanese prefecture of Nagano, as part of an ongoing visit to Japan by high-ranking city officials. Vice-chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Le Thanh Liem signed a deal with the Governor of Nagano Shuichi Abe to mark the two parties’ cooperation at a ceremony held in Nagano on Monday. The agreement was made within the framework of an ongoing business trip to Japan by a city delegation led by Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Dinh La Thang, from April 6 to 16. The cooperation will focus on the fields of high-tech agriculture, manufacturing, engineering and supporting industry, among others. With Nagano’s advantages in technology and Ho Chi Minh City’s active economy, the collaboration is expected to be very productive, according to Governor Abe. Regarding their existing ties in tourism, the Japanese official praised Ho Chi Minh City’s potential, evidenced by … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City inks cooperation deal with Japan’s Nagano
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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?
Prior to Britain’s Got Talent, the Ho Chi Minh City natives had already broken a Guinness World Record for their an unbelievable, gravity-defying stunt in 2016 Earning a spot amongst Britain’s Got Talent 2018 finalists is just the latest addition to the daredevil gymnasts Giang Brothers’ impressive resume. Days after the show’s June 3 finale, Vietnamese across the country are still celebrating Giang Quoc Co and Giang Quoc Nghiep’s historic road to the finals of the British talent competition, despite the brothers’ falling short of a top three finish. Their appearance in the finale marked the first time representatives from the Southeast Asian country have made it so far in the show, earning international recognition along the way for their extraordinary feats of strength and concentration. According to Hanoi-based An Ninh Thu Do newspaper, the show’s organizers covered all expenses for the Giang Brothers to participate in the contest. … [Read more...] about Get to know about Vietnam’s Giang Brothers
Ho Chi Minh City authorities rehearsed ways to handle security disturbance situations deploying different units in District 1 and the Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Burning cars and vehicles were dealt with during the exercise. In District 1, the hypothetical situation had hundreds of people driving motorcycles, holding long sticks and banners, screaming and attacking state officials. Security forces sprayed water cannons and dispersed the crowd. Meanwhile, the sound of explosions and gunfire could be heard. Within a radius of nearly one square kilometer, the streets of Hai Ba Trung - Nguyen Dinh Chieu - Nam Ky Khoi Nghia - Nguyen Du - Pham Ngoc Thach and Le Duan in District 1 and District 3 were blocked for the drill to take place. An armed tank with sniper patrols a street. In another situation, a terrorist group occupied the District 1 People's Committee head office and held people hostage, threatening to set off … [Read more...] about Show of force as armed police stage terror drill in downtown
A Vietcombank office in the city of Can Tho. Vietcombank (VCB) was one of the strongest gainers in the banking group last week, climbing by more than 4 per cent. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Liem The Vietnamese stock market was entering an accumulation phase and may experience ups and downs with low or moderate liquidity, analysts said. The VN-Index on the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HOSE) lost 0.21 per cent to end Friday at 966.18 points. The benchmark index totalled an increase of 0.27 per cent last week. An average of 234 million shares worth almost VND4.5 trillion (US$193.2 million) were traded on the southern market. The market may experience choppy trading sessions next week as many events will take place, such as the maturity of futures contracts or portfolio restructuring activities of ETFs, according to Tran Xuan Bach, senior analyst at the Bao Viet Securities Company (BVSC). The VN-Index is likely to continue to fluctuate in the area of 955-971 points next week. It still … [Read more...] about Shares to experience choppy trading next week