About 950 gold miners were stuck underground in South Africa on Thursday after a power cut, the mine's owner said, though the workers were not reported to be in immediate danger. The Sibanye-Stillwater mining company said a massive power outage caused by a storm had prevented lifts from bringing the night shift to the surface at the Beatrix gold mine, in the small town of Theunissen near the city of Welkom. "We have got 955 employees still underground, they are in a confined and safe area, it's the shaft waiting area (and) there is ventilation, we are supplying them with water and food," James Wellsted, spokesman for Sibanye-Stillwater, told AFP. "So everybody is fine at the moment. We are trying to restore power so we can start hoisting them to the surface," he said, speaking on the phone from the mine. He said the depth where the miners were trapped was uncertain, but the mine has 23 levels, going down to about 1,000 metres (3280 feet) below ground. One cable was restored during the … [Read more...] about 950 gold miners trapped underground in South Africa
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VietNamNet Bridge - With total area of over 2,000 square meters, it would take about VND500 billion to provide free wi-fi throughout HCMC, experts have estimated. HCMC’s Vice Mayor Tran Vinh Tuyen at a meeting with the HCMC Tourism Department said that a Singaporean firm suggested providing free wi-fi throughout the city to help residents and tourists more easily check information. It would also facilitate the e-government plan the city is implementing. To have mobile phones or laptops witj wi-fi connection, there must be a wi-fi transmitting device which could be either Access Point (AP) or router AP. An outdoor AP will be needed for outdoor wi-fi connection. In general, an outdoor AP has the coverage of between 50 and 300 meters in radius. An expert said that the coverage of 150-200 meters would be reasonable, because within the radius, mobile devices cannot connect. If not, phones would still be able to detect wi-fi wave, but may not have internet connection. With total area … [Read more...] about How much will it cost to have free wi-fi throughout HCM City?
VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) needed VND2 trillion to maintain its operation in the last five years. But it only had 22 ISI (Institute for Scientific Information) articles during that time. A newly released report by S4VN (Scientometrics for Vietnam), a science monitoring project, showed that VASS had 22 ISI articles, or scientific articles recognized by ISI in 2011-2015 and 63 citations. 2013 was considered the most successful year for VASS with 7 ISI published and 20 citations. Meanwhile, in 2011, VASS had only 2 articles and 1 citation. According to Le Ngoc Son, a postgraduate at Ilmenau Technology University in Germany, the Ministry of Finance’s official report showed that in 2011-2015, the state allocated a budget of VND2 trillion to VASS, or $90.6 million. The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) needed VND2 trillion to maintain its operation in the last five years. But it only had 22 ISI (Institute for Scientific Information) … [Read more...] about How much does it take to have an ISI article?
Quang Huy Mobile from Nha Trang beat Ho Chi Minh City's MASECO 3-2 in a penalty shootout at Thong Nhat Stadium to claim the 6v6 national title on Sunday. Quang Huy Mobile will represent Vietnam in a 10-country six-men tournament in South Africa on July 1. … [Read more...] about Nha Trang footballers to represent Vietnam in South Africa
Wildlife champions and founders of One More Generation from the US and young Rhino Ambassadors from South Africa just arrived in Hanoi for a week-long outreach exchange with Vietnamese youth to address the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa. The eight Rhino Ambassadors on October 25th were joined by U.S. Ambassador Ted Osius for the Rally for Rhinos, a bike ride tour around West Lake, with local cycling enthusiasts. Supported by Freeland, Fusion BodyWorks, Tour De Fun and Vietjet, the Rally for Rhinos brought much needed public attention to South Africa’s rhino poaching crisis and initiated a groundswell of support and a growing voice to end illegal trade and consumption of rhino horn and other endangered animal species that put many species on the brink of extinction. According to a press release issued by the US Embassy Hanoi on October 30th, the Rhino Ambassadors met with leaders of Biodiversity Conservation Agency (BCA) to discuss South Africa’s poaching crisis and … [Read more...] about Hand in hand to address the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa