There was the same reaction last year when the EF English Proficiency Index (EPI) rankings were announced. Vietnam had dropped to the upper echelon of "low" from "moderate," i.e., from 41st out of 88 countries in 2018 to 52nd out of 100 in 2019. The report noted cryptically that Vietnam "has some difficulties in keeping up with the worldwide increase in English proficiency." While the EF index is widely publicized as a barometer of nationwide English achievement, it is of limited value because it attempts to rank countries by the average level of English language skills among those adults who took the test, including EF students. … [Read more...] about Missing the forest for the trees: National English exam results reconsidered
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About Sunlight REITSunlight REIT (Stock code: 435) is a real estate investment trust authorized by the Securities and Futures Commission and constituted by the trust deed dated 26 May 2006 (as amended and supplemented by six supplemental deeds) (the "Trust Deed"), and has been listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited on 21 December 2006. Sunlight REIT offers investors the opportunity to invest in a diversified portfolio of 11 office and five retail properties in Hong Kong with a total gross rentable area of over 1.2 million sq. ft.. The office properties are primarily located in core business areas, including Wan Chai and Sheung Wan, as well as in decentralized business areas such as Mong Kok and North Point. The key retail properties are situated in regional transportation hubs and new towns including Sheung Shui, Tseung Kwan O and Yuen Long. … [Read more...] about Sunlight Real Estate Investment Trust (“Sunlight REIT”) Annual Results for the Year Ended 30 June 2020
The city of canals is cutting the number of passengers allowed to board from six at a time to five, to stop water dangerously slopping over the sides of the famous slim vessels, said Roberto Luppi, former head of the Venice Gondoliers association. … [Read more...] about Tubby tourists force Venice gondoliers to slim down numbers
Furthermore, Adani's renewable energy projects exceeded the total installed capacity of the US solar industry in 2019, whilst they will help reduce over 1.4 billion tonnes of CO2 emissions during the course of the average individual’s lifetime. Indeed, Adani is one of the most integrated solar power manufacturing enterprises globally, with operations in photovoltaic modules and cells manufacturing, along with project development, construction, financial structures, and ownership of assets based on a strong internal asset management foundation. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 10
“When our children passed the university entrance exams, we thought we could not afford their study, but thanks to the loan of 88.6 million VND from the bank's credit programme for students, we have taken our children to university. The poverty cannot quench the hopes and dreams of young people in the impoverished countryside” shared Mien.Leverage of economic development … [Read more...] about When the Party’s Directive 40 spreads in life!