The issue of data transparency still quite sticky, because one ministry does not know whether the other ministry already has that data or has shared it yet. Or let’s say a local government has the need to use data from ministries, it has to send a request or organise working sessions to access the data they want, which is very time consuming and not cost-effective. … [Read more...] about National Data Portal helps create more open Government: official
Lets just say
Now don’t get me wrong. I like karaoke just as much as the next (Vietnamese) person. When the disco lights align and the rice wine flows, there’s nothing better than greedily snatching a mic and belting out a few Disney classics. Sometimes I just need to Let It Go, embrace The Bare Necessities of life and lose myself in A Whole New World. … [Read more...] about Do foreigners have the right to complain about countryside karaoke?
Cá lóc cuốn bánh tráng (deep-fried snakehead fish with ground peanuts and spring onion sauce, rolled in greens, herbs and rice paper, and dipped in fermented tiny fish paste) and bò nướng lá lốt (charcoal grilled ground beef rolled in betel leaf, and served with tamarind sauce and herbs) are the two standout dishes for which the restaurant is known. … [Read more...] about Try southern delights at one of Bình Dương’s “top ten” grills
“However, as long as you can endure and put in the work, it will make you money. Frankly speaking, I make enough to cover my rent and put food on the table for my family,” Huu proudly explained only moments before he resumed driving to survive in the city. … [Read more...] about No-shows and other fears: Daily life of food delivery workers in Vietnam
But the past days' strong, dry winds eased off across much of the state, with severe weather warnings lifted for most of California. Humidity is expected to rise as temperatures cool through to next week, providing some relief, Cal Fire said. … [Read more...] about California Battles Largest-ever Fire As Eight Killed In Western US