In 2008, Quy was one of eight students sent to the United States' Harvard Medical School for an internship. When he was there, he saw promotion flyers for patients at clinics and hospitals. On reading them, he learned that patients can communicate more effectively with their doctors with such information, including discussing their illnesses in greater detail. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese doctor in Japan lauded as good Samaritan
The good old days
Establishing a transport trading floor is a good idea. And authorities had expected that this idea would attract the participation of both shippers and vehicle owners. However, so far, most of the transport exchanges through the websites and the apps have not been successful, the number of users is quite small. Many transport trading floors even have stopped working. VinaTrucking, Vietnam’s first transport trading floor, officially operating from December 2015, was expected to help shippers to save 30 percent of shipping costs and help transporters to increase at least 30-50 percent of revenues and reduce waste because up to nearly 50 percent of trucks were empty due to a shortage of goods. However, according to the reporter’s finding, over the past time, on the VinaTrucking exchange, there were only 23 vehicle codes registered to search for freight. Of which, the four codes CX-1274, CX-1275, CX-1276, and CX-1277 register for container trucks from Binh Duong … [Read more...] about Transport trading floors operate ineffectively
Bamboo Airway is working on recovering all of its domestic routes following the COVID-19 hiatus. According to the latest data from the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, the airline’s throughput in June surpassed that in the same period last year. In the first five months of 2020 it also posted the highest on-time performance (OTP) rate in the domestic industry, at nearly 96 percent, with all flights deemed safe. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES AUGUST 4
A heart-to-heart between a Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper reporter and P.H.H., who is serving a life sentence for murder in Division 2 of Thu Duc Prison, located in Ham Tan District in the south-central province of Binh Thuan, was constantly interrupted by waves of emotion the other day. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese convicts’ children – Part 3: Where is my child?
Vietnam, as ASEAN chair, is aiming to help the region boost intra-connectivity and cooperation, especially in terms of trade and investment. What is your assessment of Vietnam’s role in this regard, and how has and will Singapore combine with Vietnam and other member states to drive the bloc forwards? Under Vietnam’s leadership, the ASEAN has collaborated to chart the course ahead, especially in view of the pandemic. In June, the ASEAN adopted the “Hanoi Plan of Action on Strengthening ASEAN Economic Co-operation and Supply Chain Connectivity in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic”. This reflects ASEAN countries’ commitment to work closely to enable the free flow of essential goods, and keep critical infrastructure and trading routes open. … [Read more...] about Furthering developmental ties with dynamic Singapore