HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Many software companies have provided free e-learning software for students to study online while schools remain closed at least until the month-end due to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) fears. The HCM City Department of Education and Training and Smart School Joint Stock Company have provided many parents with software to enable their children to study at home. Through a free account, they can access online lessons in history, geography and other subjects, which have many videos and images uploaded by teachers. The software can be used for free until schools reopen after four weeks of closure due to the ongoing public health emergency caused by COVID-19. FPT Corporation provides free e-learning on its VioEdu system at https://vio.edu.vn/ for students throughout the country. The system has recorded nearly 27,000 users in recent weeks who accessed it 70,000 times. The company is training primary schools in Hanoi to upload lectures … [Read more...] about Companies launch free e-learning software amid school closure
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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese shrimp exporters are hoping for a better year after their shipments fell 5.4 percent year on year to 3.36 billion USD in 2019, according to insiders. They found themselves surrounded in difficulties last year as world supply saw strong increase that brought down both prices and demand in major markets. Besides, the US-China trade conflict also wreaked havoc on the shrimp sector. However, a brighter future is coming from the horizon to them this year thanks to a multitude of robust market signs. The EU will remain a potential market for Vietnamese shrimp in the year as it is the largest shrimp consumer in the whole, while production of the bloc has not met its demand. If Vietnamese exporters are able to take advantage of preferential tariff under the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), shrimp shipments to the bloc will possibly surge in 2020, experts have said. Under the trade pact, signed on June 30, the tariffs of most raw shrimps (fresh, frozen … [Read more...] about Shrimp exporters see good year ahead
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Vietnam sees positive signs in fight against COVID-19 Vietnam has seen positive signs in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), heard a meeting of the national steering committee for prevention and control of the disease on February 17. … [Read more...] about Hanoi tightens supervision to detect COVID-19 cases