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?
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Vietnam Forum 2015 organising board announced at a July 16 press conference that the event is scheduled to take place on August 6. This year’s forum is expected to attract hundreds of local and international speakers from the M&A field, as well as nearly 3,000 foreign and domestic business leaders. In his speech, Dr. Nguyen Anh Tuan, Editor in Chief of the Investment Newspaper, who is also the head of the organizing board highlighted M & A activities as an attractive investment channel have and an important tool supporting businesses and restructuring the economy in a healthy and effective manner, thus improving the competitiveness of the national economy and businesses. In a letter of congratulation sent to the forum, Minister of Planning and Investment Bui Quang Vinh said the event has been previously successful for six consecutive years, adding that this year’s forum will create a open dialogue for … [Read more...] about Hanoi to host M&A Vietnam Forum 2015
The High-Level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on March 18 upheld imprisonment penalties given to five defendants for “attempting to overthrow the people’s administration”. The defendants at the court on March 18 (Photo: VNA) The defendants include Luu Van Vinh (born in 1967, residing in Binh Tan district of HCM City), Nguyen Quoc Hoan (born in 1977, residing in district 10 of HCM City), Nguyen Van Duc Do (born in 1975, residing in Tan Phu district of HCM City), Phan Trung (born in 1976, residing in Duc Trong district of Lam Dong province), and Tu Cong Nghia (born in 1993, residing in Ninh Thuan province). According to the verdict of the first-instance trial on October 5, 2018, they established a reactionary organisation named “Lien minh dan toc Viet Nam” (Vietnam National Self-Determination Coalition) with Vinh as its President. They defamed and distorted guidelines and policies of the Party and the State, aiming to abolish the … [Read more...] about Sentences upheld for five members of anti-State organisation
Located in Kien Hai district, Kien Giang province and covering a total area of 1,054 hectares, Nam Du archipelago is a popular attraction among tourists due to its tranquil and peaceful scenery and local fresh seafood. Nam Du island: Enchanting pearl in southern pole Pristine and splendid beauty of Nam Du Archipelago Kien Giang: Untouched Nam Du islands attract tourists Nam Du - summer paradise in Vietnam Nam Du archipelago is roughly 80km away from Rach Gia city. Of the inhabited islands within Kien Giang province, it is one of the most distant. Pictured is one of the island’s quays. The quay also serves as shelter for fishing boats during storms Many residents live throughout the archipelago despite the fact that the national power grid has yet to reach the islands For many the archipelago is considered the ‘Ha Long Bay’ of the south. Green bone grilled fish is a particularly popular unique food product of the region Dried cuttlefish are also sold to … [Read more...] about Discovering stunning Nam Du archipelago
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