Historic moments were captured for prosperity, such as the image of a tank entering Independence Palace in Sài Gòn on April 30, 1975, taken by journalist Trần Mai Hưởng, or the photo “Mother and Son” taken by photographer Lâm Hồng Long, recording the reunion of mother Trần Thị Bính in Bến Tre Province and her son Lê Văn Thức, who returned home from death row in Côn Đảo prison on May 6, 1975. … [Read more...] about Voices from the front
Reflection about life
There are large-scale onsens in Japan. However, due to the limited land fund for construction, it is extremely difficult to build a large mineral spring resort. Furthermore, outdoor baths in Japan have their own limitations depending on the topography. It is different in Viet Nam. Yoko Onsen Quang Hanh is actually a really large mineral spring area favoured by nature for its extremely beautiful and majestic surrounding landscape. In my evaluation, there are three factors that make Yoko Onsen Quang Hanh a special and unique "phenomenon” which is probably very rare in the world: … [Read more...] about Special health benefits of Quang Hanh hot mineral source analysed by the Japanese director
But, willfully ignoring the time I gave a horrendous and very public performance at a wedding, I’d rather keep my karaoke behind closed doors and more importantly, in a soundproof room. Why go deep into the glorious Vietnamese countryside just to taint the pristine environment with my bluster? Why would I want to deafen perfect strangers? … [Read more...] about Do foreigners have the right to complain about countryside karaoke?
To expand the talent pipeline for partners and connect job-seeking PwDs to tech roles, the program will also feature a virtual job fair, held at the end of second quarter of 2021, that brings together the Microsoft partners and NPOs. PwDs can use the opportunity to showcase their skills, experience from their job attachments and interests, while businesses share roles available to connect with potential hires. In addition to job matching, the virtual event will include educational sessions about accessibility in the workplace, assistive technology as well as training, support and tools to help organizations sustain their accessibility programs. … [Read more...] about Microsoft, Non-Profits and employer partners launch program to increase employability for people with disabilities in Asia Pacific
A WAVE OF A BATON: This photo, considered a symbol of national solidarity, features President Hồ Chí Minh conducting the Việt Nam Symphony Orchestra in singing a song of solidarity at a gala celebrating the third National Party Congress in Bách Thảo Park, Hà Nội, on September 3, 1960. Photographer Lê Hồng Long was awarded the Hồ Chí Minh Prize in Literature & Arts, the highest award of its kind, for this photo … [Read more...] about Through the lens of history