By Dr. Phillippe Jean Collin* With screens virtually everywhere, controlling a child's screen time can be challenging. To complicate matters, some screen time can be educational for children as well as support their social development. So how do you manage your child's screen time? Here's basic principles on guiding your child's use of screens and media. The problems with screens Unstructured playtime is more valuable for a young child's developing brain than is electronic media. Children younger than age 2 learn and remember information better from a live presentation of real life than from a video or image. By age 2, children can benefit from some types of screen time, such as programming with music, movement and stories. By watching together, you can help your child understand what he or she is seeing and apply it in real life. However, passive screen time shouldn't replace the irreplaceable reading, playing or problem-solving. As your child grows, keep … [Read more...] about Screen time and children: How to guide your child
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Ngo Thieu (2nd L), 106, is a famous xi ma phu maker in Hoi An. He has made a living from selling xi ma phu for many years - Photo: Dong Nguyen Xi ma phu originated in China but through time has become a specialty of the ancient town of Hoi An. It is a favorite dish for many domestic and international visitors thanks to its unique taste and smell. The main ingredient of xi ma phu is of course black sesame seeds. The maker can add some local ingredients such as kudzu flour, sweet potato starch, and some fragrant herbs. Therefore, xi ma phu is not only tasty but also very good for health. Ngo Thieu is one of the most well known xi ma phu makers in Hoi An. However, he has retired due to old age and his offspring are now in charge of his business. To introduce the xi ma phu making tradition to visitors, the Hoi An Center for Culture, Sports, Radio and Television cooperates with local authorities and Ngo Thieu family to organize the … [Read more...] about Learning how to make sweet soup of black sesame seeds in Hoi An
VNA Vice Director General Le Quoc Minh speaks at the meeting (Source: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The 44th Executive Board Meeting of the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA), hosted by the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) in Hanoi from April 18-20, has highlighted the important role played by professional journalism in the context of the emergence of social media and challenges posed by it. With the theme “For a professional and innovative journalism”, the event has focused discussion on how to effectively deal with fake news and how to regain public trust with this context in mind. Due to the fast development of social media, the role of journalists is changing. They are no longer the sole source of breaking news and their responsibility has extended to the verification of information being shared amongst the public. They are depended on to validate and analyse information, as well as help the public find what they need to know. According to VNA … [Read more...] about OANA 44: How to deal with fake news in modern journalism?
Viet Nam News HẢI PHÒNG – In April 2017, Muto Tadashi waved goodbye to his wife and two sons and left his house in Japan’s Shizuoka Prefecture, where he can see Mount Fuji from his window, to come to Việt Nam, determined to do something to help Vietnamese enterprises. After 35 years working for foreign and Japanese companies in different positions, Muto wanted to utilise and share his experience with those in need. He has worked as a new product developer, quality assurance manager and manager of a production plant. After retiring in 2015, he found the Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA)’s Senior Volunteers programme, which recruits Japanese volunteers aged 40 to 69, “who are motivated by a volunteer spirit and posses practical knowledge and technical skills backed up by their own abundant working experience in a wide range of fields”. He felt immediately that the programme matched his desire to help. Now a JICA senior … [Read more...] about Japanese volunteer teaches Hải Phòng SMEs ‘how to fish’
Industry 4.0 to change the name of the F&B game By My Huyen Jeffrey Fielkow, Managing Director at Tetra Pak Vietnam The future trend of the food and beverage (F&B) industry is to a large extent reliant on sustainable packaging solutions and the advancement of smart factories using industry 4.0. The Saigon Times Daily has an interview with Mr. Jeffrey Fielkow, Managing Director at Tetra Pak Vietnam as a leading Swedish-invested provider of processing and packaging solutions, to explore the benefits of digitalization of manufacturing given the advent of this industrial revolution. How does Industry 4.0 affect the way F&B producers are rethinking how they operate? Mr. Jeffrey Fielkow: Industry 4.0 is a move towards digitization that includes the Internet of Things, cyber-physical systems and cloud computing. It is the next industrial revolution that allows the connection of all the machines in a decentralized manner producing the analytical data for the better … [Read more...] about Industry 4.0 to change the name of the F&B game