CPV: "I see all people's legitimate expectation, affection and responsibility toward national development as well as party leadership and state management in over 20,000 questions," Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung stated in the online dialogue with people on February 9. Pham Thi Be: Subject: life, job and social policy The Mekong River Delta is considered to be a rice basket of Vietnam in particular and of the region in general, and the region also holds a high aquatic export rate of the whole country but the region is considered to be in a depression of education and economic development. During international integration, it is certain to meet various difficulties and needs particular attention from the government. Which strategies do you have to develop the Mekong River Delta? When I was a Deputy Premier cum head of the Vietnam Southwest Steering Committee, the Mekong delta contributed 19 percent to the GDP, over 50 percent to the food output of the whole country and 52 percent of … [Read more...] about PM Nguyen Tan Dung is holding online dialogue with people
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Ho Chi Minh City authorities and online game publishers voiced their concerns and discussed measures to control online gaming at the program "Talk and Do" televised August 1 by the Ho Chi Minh City People's Council in partnership with HCMC TV. Le Hong Minh, general director of Vinagame, one of Vietnam's leading online game publishers, said, "We never want our customers to play [online] games so much that it leads to addiction. Therefore, we completely support the opinion on tightening control of online gaming." "I think all publishers don't want to publish games involving extreme violence," he added. Le Manh Ha, director of the city Department of Information and Communications, said, "As a State management agency, we have never had an opinion on prohibiting online gaming, but only the violent and unwholesome content of online games." "The Government always encourages companies to develop wholesome online games," he added. Mr. Ha compared ill effects caused by online games to … [Read more...] about City acts to crack down on online gaming
PANO – The recent case of a girl-student, Nguyen Phuong Uyen, and youngster Dinh Nguyen Kha, who were charged with the crimes of opposing and sabotaging the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has been a warning for Vietnamese youths. Trusting Nguyen Thien Thanh’s vain promises on his website, two youngsters voluntarily joined a reactionary organization named "Patriotic Youth"; they even participated in scattering leaflets and making explosives. They were arrested and sentenced to prison for what they did. Yet there is still the question of why young knowledgeable people are easily seduced by hostile forces and attracted to black and poisonous websites and then quickly go the wrong way. … [Read more...] about Preventing youths from getting lost in internet
When author Nicholas Carr began researching his book on whether the Internet is ruining our minds, he restricted his online access and e-mail and turned off his Twitter and Facebook accounts. His new book "The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains" argues the latest technology renders us less capable of deep thinking. Carr found himself so distracted that he couldn't work on the book while staying as connected, as is commonplace. … [Read more...] about Book asks: Is Internet ruining our minds?
VietNamNet Bridge - The Internet limelight has become Vietnam's fastest route to fame. No one here is making a Justin Bieber-sized living off of their online stardom, but people are developing careers. This new celebrity niche is filled with two kinds of stars. There are the sexy teen singers who have been sucked into a growing online media machine, and freelance talents, who are winning fans with their own home-grown talent. Fame fatale Local teen singers usually launch their careers by whipping up a fan base on social networking sites (everything from YouTube to Zing). The savvier among them leverage the attention into promotional contracts and even careers. … [Read more...] about Vietnam Internet idol