Ryan Gersava, Founder and President of Virtualahan Inc., Philippines"Our experience taught us that Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are positive investments. Together with Microsoft, we train them for competitive employment in the digital economy. Employers especially noted their loyalty and passion for learning; jobs liberate them from the destructive impact of poverty and low self-esteem. Unfortunately, the PWDs are already left behind because of outdated labour practices in the Philippines. The impact of 4IR and COVID-19 could push down even further unless we act now by making inclusive hiring the new normal." … [Read more...] about Microsoft, Non-Profits and employer partners launch program to increase employability for people with disabilities in Asia Pacific
Reflection quotes about life
The LPA stated in its opening dispatch from the war zone: “The Liberation Press Agency is the official news agency of the National Liberation Front of South Việt Nam and has the duty of providing news, telling of the diverse fighting experience of people all over the country, and reflecting the increasing power of the revolutionary movement and the inevitable collapse of the rulers in the south. The agency will also expose plots by the enemy and clarify guiding policies on the revolution." … [Read more...] about Voices from the front
During that time, I took charge of many jobs including training staff and managers of onsen areas to ensure the operation of onsen service in compliance with specified standards. Therefore, when I had the opportunity to work with Sun Group on consulting, training and managing Yoko Onsen Quang Hanh, I had a lot of enthusiasm and expectation to introduce Japanese culture in general and Japanese bath culture in particular to Viet Nam. I hope Vietnamese people will love onsens and consider them as a part of their spiritual life as Japanese people do. … [Read more...] about Special health benefits of Quang Hanh hot mineral source analysed by the Japanese director
Now don’t get me wrong. I like karaoke just as much as the next (Vietnamese) person. When the disco lights align and the rice wine flows, there’s nothing better than greedily snatching a mic and belting out a few Disney classics. Sometimes I just need to Let It Go, embrace The Bare Necessities of life and lose myself in A Whole New World. … [Read more...] about Do foreigners have the right to complain about countryside karaoke?
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