It has made plain the importance of good governance, the value of trust in leaders and institutions, and the solace and strength that families and communities provide. It has also highlighted the critical role that a credible and reliable media plays in the health and well-being of societies. … [Read more...] about World News Day: Why real news matters amid twin pandemics of COVID-19 and fake news
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“Read-along books aim to help beginners learn English or those not really confident with their reading skill. Families with parents who are not fluent in English can borrow Lotus books, watch videos and read along to practise. Parents and children who live far away or can not afford to borrow books can also refer to Lotus's read-along book channels on YouTube or Facebook,” said Trang, the co-founder. … [Read more...] about Non-profit library offers quality English books for children
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism in collaboration with the Kien Giang provincial Department of Tourism launched a tourism stimulus programme in Phu Quoc, known as the Pearl Island in Vietnam, on November 22. As many as 150 representatives of local airlines, travel agencies, hotels, as well as experts participated in the ceremony. Addressing delegates, Ha Van Sieu, deputy director of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, noted Phu Quoc is the first destination in Vietnam chosen to organize a tourism stimulus programme, with the engagement of travel-focused micro influencers (KOL) and farmtrip travelers. He expressed his belief that the scheme will give a boost to tourism development in Phu Quoc following a period of stagnation due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The programme would be a model for other localities to follow suit in the coming time, said Sieu. Le Thi Hai Chau, general secretary of the Phu Quoc Tourism Development and Investment … [Read more...] about Tourism stimulus programme launched in Phu Quoc
The indictment said the Singaporean became acquainted with the Vietnamese girl, whose name has not been revealed, through social media in April 2016. Later, they met in person and had sex on two occasions, in June and July the same year. … [Read more...] about Singaporean man receives jail sentence for having sex with underage Vietnamese girl
The handbooks delivered to students at the Nguyen Duc Canh High School in Thai Binh in the 2015-2016 academic year comprised school regulations. The No 1 regulation says students must not talk nonsense and swear, including swearing in abbreviated form. … [Read more...] about Cursing in school: are teachers giving in to students?