In Tam Thanh fishing village, many locals have given up their traditional fishing job and moved to other places after selling their land to outsiders, Thuong said. The newcomers rebuilt houses, damaging the murals on the walls and the local identity. … [Read more...] about Randomness, lack of curation cause bumpy ride for public art
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But what about those companies that were not as well prepared or fortunate? Well, the good news is that it is not too late. Having seen the consistent patterns in those companies that have done well, my advice would simply be to copy them. Start your own transformation in both technology and organisational approach. It is easier than most people imagine, especially now the urgency is upon us. The best companies had many new slogans such as “courage to try” and “have no fear”. Once we set our minds to modernisation, we see quick results and then there is no retreat to the old ways. … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?
The role of overseas Vietnamese (OV) has been reflected in various aspects regarding economics, politics, culture, and international relations over the past 16 years when Vietnam first launched its policy on the OV affairs, according to Dang Minh Khoi, deputy minister of Foreign Affairs and chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs (COVA). … [Read more...] about Overseas Vietnamese: Inseparable part of Vietnam
But one family in a Malaysian village managed to turn a bumper profit during the downturn by opening up an eatery serving wood-fired pizzas from their home. Based in Jemapoh, 120 kilometres (75 miles) south of the capital Kuala Lumpur, the business offers pizzas with herbs and spices, and cut pineapples mixed with meat or tuna, along with a heavy layer of mozzarella and cheddar cheese. "We did this to get some pocket money," said Raudhah Hassan, 35, the eldest of several siblings and mastermind behind the business. "But -- praise be to God -- what we did has become the talk of the town." Pizzas have been flying out of the family's makeshift kitchen since late April, a month after authorities implemented curbs that confined people to their homes and saw the closure of most businesses. Restaurants were allowed to keep operating and, after Raudhah's shop selling headscarves saw a fall in business and some of her siblings had their pay cut, the family decided to open the pizzeria. … [Read more...] about Pandemic pizza: Malaysian family cooks up solution to virus woes
Hanoi (VNA) - Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong said on November 27 that Party inspection and supervision work must be carried out regularly, comprehensively, openly, democratically, and cautiously. Speaking at a national conference on the work held in Hanoi by the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee, he called for more all-round inspections of the degradation in political ideology, morality, and lifestyle. Due attention must be paid to officials who are corrupt as well as to issues of public concern, the leader asked. He highlighted the role of all-level Party Committees, particularly leaders, in the task, and asked the Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission to closely monitor the performance of lower-level inspection boards in this regard. Party inspection and supervision work should be conducted in tandem with auditing, investigations, prosecutions, and settlements, Trong said, suggesting mechanisms to promote the role of the … [Read more...] about Party inspections must be comprehensive, cautious: Top leader