Follow its promise “Passion for Better”, SCG has always contributed to the development of community where it operates. In recent months, the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted seriously both local economy and the lives of people across the country. Therefore, SCG and its subsidiaries have taken initiatives to support various communities during the difficult time, such as donating cash; medical equipment including medical masks, face shields, hand sanitizers, disinfectant spray; and food for medical staffs with values up to seven billion dong. … [Read more...] about SCG Three decades for quality of life in Vietnam
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"Over the past twelve years, the Asia Young Designer Awards stayed true to our commitment to innovation and sustainability. By instilling a deep sense of responsibility and accountability in these young budding designers, we believe that in time, they will contribute to social and environmental advancements in society through their professional achievements. We are proud of the network that we've built, connecting industry professionals and talented designers from across the region," said Wee Siew Kim, Group CEO of NIPSEA Management Company Pte. Ltd. (Subsidiary of Nippon Paint Holdings Co.). … [Read more...] about Nippon Paint Reveals the Winners of the Asia Young Designer Awards 2019/20
In 1999, I was one of the dozen scholars of American studies chosen to meet with a dozen Viet Nam scholars of American studies in a conference in Ha Noi. One of the sponsors of the conference was Ambassador Pete Peterson, the first US ambassador to Viet Nam. Peterson, himself a former POW, declared the whole POW/MIA issue was a “hoax". At the conference, an elderly Vietnamese professor asked us Americans if we knew who was the first Vietnamese scholar of American studies. Several of us immediately shouted out “Ho Chi Minh.". This led to a discussion of great relevance today, as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between our two nations. … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for relations between Vietnam and US?
Fourth place jointly went to Italy, Finland, Spain, and Luxembourg, followed by Denmark and Austria with 187 points. Furthermore, Sweden, France, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Portugal finished with 186 points, whilst the US, the UK, Belgium, Norway, and Switzerland recorded 185 points. In addition, the Czech Republic, Greece, Malta, and New Zealand had 184 points, Canada and Australia with 183, and Hungary with 182. … [Read more...] about Vietnam ranks 89th on most powerful passport list during COVID-19
A doctor diagnosed that she had placenta previa which occurs when a baby's placenta partially or totally covers the mother's cervix, the opening for the uterus. Doctors put her on a drip and tested her blood while they sent a Red Alert to ask for help from doctors at Hùng Vương Hospital. … [Read more...] about Doctors save pregnant woman, baby after emergency surgery