"I lost everything," he said. "I wasted too much time and money, distanced myself from friends and my girlfriend left me. My life became empty. I realised that reaching level 80 and being able to defeat thousands of monsters and acquire hundreds of millions in property meant nothing in real life." — VNS … [Read more...] about Online games: harmless fun or social problem?
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Previously, online shopping mainly focused on clothing and home appliances products; now customers can get "fresh" items with only a few clicks. Retail industry giants are offering numerous 4.0 shopping applications to consumers, especially during the recent outbreaks. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 pushes banks to develop online payment
Vietnam is currently home to more than 6.2 million people with disabilities, who have been among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the UNDP’s Rapid Assessment on Socio-Economic Impacts of Covid-19, 30% of people with disabilities lost their jobs, while some 50% had their work hours reduced and nearly 60% had to settle for pay cuts during the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Visually impaired people to receive online business training
“With the development of technology, English language teachers nowadays can design very interesting lessons for the students. With technology, students’ motivation and engagement can be enhanced clearly in the classroom as well as outside the classroom," said Hồ Thanh Mỹ Phương, director of SEAMEO Regional Training Center (SEAMEO RETRAC). … [Read more...] about TESOL practitioners update teaching skills for 4.0 industry era
Long An (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Long An has recalled licences of 41 projects with a combined investment of 71.2 million USD so far this year. Consisting mostly of manufacturing and housing projects areas, they were cancelled due to reasons like slow progress, investors wanting to cease their projects, and economic challenges due to COVID-19. Huynh Van Son, Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, said they included 17 FDI projects. He told Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper that while scrapping the projects could negatively impact official revenues and jobs, Long An is seeking to “improve the investment climate and create opportunities for other interested investors.” Officials have been instructed to appraise and rescind projects that are behind schedule. The department has told investors to make periodic reports on their progress. The province has set up an online management system to help investors make regular updates. … [Read more...] about Long An province revokes licences of tardy investment projects