A Vietnamese journalist received an honorable press prize in Tokyo March 31 at the 2005 Developing Asia Journalism Awards (DAJA), one of the most important press awards in Asia. Hoang Tu Giang, 32, was named first runner-up of DAJA's Development Agencies and Development category. The event, sponsored by the Asian Development Bank Institute, recognizes excellence in journalistic reporting by reporters covering development trends and issues in the region. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese reporter wins Asian journalism award
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On August 16th, in Quy Nhon city (Binh Dinh province), the Ministry of Information and Media held a conference of journalism in the central region-Central Highlands for the first 6 months of 2012. Spectacle of the conference Reporting at the conference, Comrade Hoang Huu Luong, Bureau Head of the Journalism Bureau (the Ministry of Information-Media) let known: In the first 6 months of 2012, journalism in the central region-highlands pushed up information propagating about the activities to celebrate the Part, the 2012 Lunar New Year; thoroughly grasping, implementing the Central resolution 3,4,5 (term XI) and the implementation of applying the Central Party Resolution XI into the daily life; enhancing the study and follow the moral example of Ho Chi Minh; implementing the program of national target to build up new rural areas; propagate the solutions by the Government and efforts by the cadres, localities in order to develop economy, control inflation, … [Read more...] about Developing the orientation roles of social public opinion of the journalism
The Ministry of Information and Communications held a seminar about the amendment of the law on journalism yesterday. Among participants are Mr. Do Quy Doan, the deputy minister of information and communications, representatives of organizations in charge and many newspapers in the South. According to Mr. Doan, journalism has great effect on the economy and society. Therefore, it is crucial to ask for the opinions of organizations in charge and newspapers about the amendment. It is only by that way that the law will be based on real journalist activities. It is unsuitable to base the law only on the government's opinion, he added. A seminar which was held to listen to the opinions of journalists should not be superficial. If the law is not clear, it will have bad effect on the development of journalism and it will be difficult for the government to control newspapers. "The law has to say clearly what kind of information as well as what kind of writing is secret and what kind is … [Read more...] about Seminar Held Seminar on Amending the Law on Journalism
VietNamNet Bridge - While scientists believe that they have to work in very poor conditions and affirm that Vietnam needs to spend more money to develop and encourage scientific research, businessmen say money is not the problem. Vietnamproduces many PhDs and few inventions Expertssay stop criticizing Vietnamese scientists Nguyen Thanh Tung from Leuven University in Belgium, when discussing the financial costs for scientific research, said that one should aknowledge the important role of the financial support to the development of science and technology. In most of cases, the scientists with the support of modern machines would succeed more than hundreds of scientists with just paper and pen. The pay to scientists also plays a very important role in the successes of scientific research works. In the flat world, when the iPhone has nearly the same sale prices in all countries in the world, it would be unreasonable to ask the scientists who receive $150 a month … [Read more...] about Without money, Vietnam unable to develop sciences?
Many arguments and approaches relevant to agriculture and rural development have been applied in Vietnam, and they had strong impacts to policy making on these issues. While encouraging the process of industrialization and modernization, Vietnam also applied the strategies of this process to the way the country solves its agriculture and rural development problems. Many arguments and approaches relevant to agriculture and rural development have been applied in Vietnam, and they had strong impacts to policy making on these issues. While encouraging the process of industrialization and modernization, Vietnam also applied the strategies of this process to the way the country solves its agriculture and rural development problems. For theoretic exchange purpose, this paper focuses on: - Discussing arguments on agriculture and rural development ; - Describing the actual situations of agriculture and rural development and farmers in Vietnam; and - Suggesting some orientations and … [Read more...] about On policies of agriculture and rural development in the industrialization process