Viet Nam’s aviation industry has seen its strongest growth in the past decades with double-digit growth set in five consecutive years, but it is still faced with sustainable development issues. This was the theme discussed by aviation officials and experts at a conference to seek solutions for sustainable aviation development held by Giao Thong newspaper in the central coastal province of Binh Dinh last week. The network of domestic airlines has expanded rapidly with the participation of national carrier Vietnam Airlines and budget carriers Viejet, Jetstar Pacific, Bamboo Airways and Viet Nam Air Services Company (Vasco). According to deputy head of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, Pham Van Hao, Vietnam Airlines had been the main carrier, but now the likes of private enterprises such as Vietjet and Bamboo Airways had stepped in. “This has changed both quality and quantity. Viet Nam's air route network has also experienced many changes and now has nearly 60 domestic … [Read more...] about Private sector expected to build sustainable aviation sector
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Both online sale channels serve as effective tools for Vietnam’s businesses to sell their products to the world market. As the leading company in the seafood market, Vinh Hoan JSC finds it easy to penetrate the Chinese market. Vietnam's Gold Star balm is sold on Amazon Declining to give figures about the revenue from the Chinese market, Ngo Vi Tam, CEO of Vinh Hoan, said the products exported are mostly frozen fillet catfish and the output is expected to increase by 20-30 percent in 2019. Nguyen Huyen, director of Dong Duong Food, specializing in making spices, said in 2008, she opened an account on Alibaba to seek foreign partners. However, only three years later could the company export the first consignment of products through the online sale channel. In the case of Quoc Gia Import/Export Company, the fertilizer supplier, at first, the company only distributed products via traditional agents. However, as things were getting more difficult, Vu Viet Thang, CEO of Quoc … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s businesses boost exports via Alibaba, Amazon
Most of the 990 students attending the exams for the sixth grade at the Hanoi-Amsterdam School for the Gifted had a GPA of 10 for all five grades at primary school, which some say is a reflection of a dysfunctional school system. The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) will begin applying the new general education program for first graders next year. However, it still doesn't know how to train primary school teachers to make them ready for the new program. Mr Do Duc Thai There are 400,000 primary school teachers. According to Thai Van Tai, acting director of the MOET’s Primary Education Department, there are three obstacles of teacher training. First, it is difficult to mobilize teachers who are not official civil servants who receive a salary from the state, to the training courses. They are mostly teachers of informatics, English, music and arts, accounting for 15 percent of total teachers. Meanwhile, the teachers who retire in 5-7 years account for 10 percent. The … [Read more...] about ‘How to teach primary school students’ under new system: are educators qualified?
Stunned by a series of child abuse cases discovered recently, parents are registering abuse prevention training courses for their children. The classes that teach skills to prevent child abuse became overloaded within a short time after the former Deputy Head of the Da Nang Procuracy was found sexually abusing a girl in a lift at Galaxy 9, a residential quarter in district 4, HCM City. A life skill class Luong Thi Nguyen Thao in Phu Nhuan district, the mother of twins, said she has decided to send the children to a life skill class. “Previously, I thought that it is too early for them to learn abuse prevention skills at the age of 5 because they may not understand the lessons. However, I am convinced that such lessons need to be provided very soon,” Thao said. Her husband agrees with her that children need the skills to protect themselves before they can get support from adults. “I feel worried as so many child abuse cases have been discovered recently,” he … [Read more...] about Vietnamese parents enroll kids in child-abuse prevention classes
The 14th National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday weighed in on the amended draft Law on Education during its seventh session. Textbooks and national exam were the topic of a heated debate. NA’s second working day focuses on education, architecture laws Many universities set English as admission criterion Students read books at a primary school in Hanoi. VNA/VNS Photo Hoang Hung The revised education law has attracted public concern and received split opinions from NA deputies after being discussed at the two previous sessions of parliament last year and at the NA deputies’ meeting last April. The Government has also collected public opinions on the draft. Phan Thanh Binh, chairman of the NA’s Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children, said the Ministry of Education and Training had unveiled a new general educational curriculum and was compiling textbooks to be completed after 2022. The NA Standing Committee, after discussing the bill … [Read more...] about Textbooks and national exam on NA agenda