A reader nicknamed Ly Thong commented: "The price is same but the quality gap is too big. You don’t need to be a genius to know what movie ticket you should buy." … [Read more...] about Should Vietnam’s film industry be protected?
Debts written off new legislation
China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious SARS-like virus on Sunday, including three in a severe condition, heightening fears ahead of China's Lunar New Year holiday when hundreds of millions of people move around the country. The new coronavirus strain has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, which killed nearly 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003. Of the 17 new cases in the central city of Wuhan -- believed to be the epicentre of the outbreak -- three were described as "severe", of which two patients were too critical to be moved, authorities said. Those infected range from 30 to 79 years old. The virus has now infected 62 people in Wuhan, city authorities said, with eight in a severe condition, 19 cured and discharged from hospital, and the rest remaining in isolation receiving treatment. Two people have died so far from the virus, including a 69-year-old man who died on Wednesday after the disease caused … [Read more...] about China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus
Chickens at a henhouse near Loon-Plage. (Photo: AFP/Philippe Huguen) Czech official Petr Vorlicek said "the highly pathogenic H5N8 subtype lethal for birds" was found at a small farm 150km southeast of the capital Prague. … [Read more...] about Czechs detect bird flu as new Europe outbreak feared
With the current way of learning, students can obtain tips to solve math questions, but they don’t have deep knowledge about the nature of problems to apply them in life. Commenting about the current mathematics curriculums, Do Duc Thai, Mathematics and Information Technology Dean of the Hanoi University of Education, Chief Editor of the new mathematics curriculum for general education, said they are so difficult that ‘only professors with relatively good qualifications can understand’. … [Read more...] about E-textbooks supported by educators
Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 18 called on Vietnamese people, firms and agencies both at home and overseas to continue providing relief for disadvantaged people living in far-flung islands and areas as well as those affected by natural disasters and Agent Orange/dioxin. He made the statement while addressing the launch of a charity event called “Suc manh nhan dao 2020” (Power of Humanitarian Action 2020) in Ho Chi Minh City. The programme, held by the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS) Central Committee, focuses on bringing a warmer Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday for poor people and AO/dioxin victims this year. Phuc highly spoke of the programme and the VRCS Central Committee’s efforts to mobilise all possible social support for disadvantaged people to help them overcome hardships and achieve a better life. VRCS President Nguyen Thi Xuan Thu said the agency has spent around 4.3 trillion VND (over 185.2 million USD) on aid to over 21.1 … [Read more...] about PM calls on Vietnamese to support poor people ahead of Tet