A mountain stairway which was illegally constructed in the core zone of the Trang An Landscape Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh will be demolished, news website Dan Tri reports. A view of the illegally constructed stairway in the core zone of the Trang An Landscape Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh Authorities in the rural district of Hoa Lu found ways to remove the 900-step structure at Cai Ha Mountain which encroaches on the core zone of the UNESCO-recognized heritage site during a meeting on March 26.SGT … [Read more...] about Walkway illegally built at northern heritage site to be dismantled
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VietNamNet Bridge - A ceiling unexpectedly collapsed at a high school in Hanoi. A preschool child suffered a skull fracture in Dak Lak, and a male student died after a concrete block fell on him. These are just a few of the accidents that have occurred in schools recently. The student whose clavicle was broken On March 20, 12th graders at Tran Nhan Tong High School were hit on the head by a block of mortar from the ceiling of a classroom. Three students were hospitalized. Lawyer suggested that new regulations need to be created on assessing the quality of public works, including schools, hospitals and terminals. The student was brought to Tam Dao District General Hospital, where physicians said his clavicle had been broken. RELATED NEWS Parents worried about increase in accidents at schools Schools to up traffic safety Tien Phong … [Read more...] about Accidents at schools: who is to blame?
Industry 4.0 poses a challenge to the Vietnamese labour force so significant that the only way to meet it is to impose reforms across the board, starting with education and training programmes, experts agreed at a seminar yesterday in Hanoi. According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), for example, 86 per cent of workers in Vietnam’s textile and footwear industries are at great risk of losing their jobs under the influence of technological breakthroughs caused by Industry 4.0. VNS … [Read more...] about Vietnamese labourers facing with challenge of Industry 4.0
Nana Chen is a Taiwanese photographer currently working on a variety of projects. She served as an arts columnist for the South China Morning Post in 2005 after holding many positions like violinist, teacher, textbook writer and lifestyle and travel journalist and photographer for newspapers and magazines. She began to focus on personal photography in 2009 and started to work on her own architectural, interior and portrait projects. She came to HCM City in 2011 and has been working since then on a project entitled DISCARDED, featuring photographs of rubble left behind after people were evicted from their homes to make way for new development. Her first solo exhibition was held recently at Heritage Space in Hanoi, displaying 12 photos from DISCARDED. Nguyen Thuy Binh interviews photographer Chen about her photography career. Nana Chen Could you talk more about the photography project DISCARDED? Which photos from the project do you like best? What was your aim when you started the … [Read more...] about Expat photographer ponders life’s remnants
The National Assembly’s Standing Committee has just delivered the last-round comments to the Draft Special Administrative Economic Zone Law (SAEZ) before it will be submitted to the National Assembly’s upcoming fifth session in late May. Hoang Van Cuong, member of the NA Economic Committee Hoang Van Cuong, member of the NA Economic Committee elaborates on what we must do to avail ourselves of SAEZ advantages for national development. In your view, should we pilot the establishment of SAEZs? We will not pilot the SAEZ development model, because it is important to establish all the three proposed SAEZs, including Bac Van Phong, Van Don, and Phu Quoc, simultaneously. In fact, these three proposed SAEZs all have special potential and advantages compared to other regions, and each of them features distinct potential, advantages, and are entitled to follow different development strategies. If we pursued proper growth strategies, these three SAEZs could maximise their … [Read more...] about SAEZs to spur national development