The event was co-organised by the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre (EPRC), the Frankfurt Zoological Society, the Vietnam National University of Forestry (VNUF)’s student union and the Green for Future club. EPRC Director Caroline Rowley said the program is part of activities to support the sustainable community-based preservation at Kon Ka Kinh National Park in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai in December 2019. Photo for illustration A seminar on primate preservation in Vietnam and the world and an eloquence contest, themed “Primate preservation in Vietnam – challenges and hope”, were held during the program. At the seminar, participating students had a chance to listen to reports on primate preservation in Vietnam and the world, opportunities and challenges faced by the EPRC, and share experience in the field. Prof. Luu Quang Vinh from the VNUF said the programs provides a helpful platform for students in Hanoi and the VNUF in … [Read more...] about Youth program on primate protection in Vietnam launched
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The fact that leaders and officers of the HCM City Education and Training Department receive remuneration for compiling textbooks has caused a stir among the public. In a document from the Ministry of Education and Trianing (MOET) to the local press, the ministry affirmed that in order to ensure fairness, publicity and transparency in choosing textbooks, the ministry has drafted a circular (which has been published on its website for public opinions) which stipulates that those who compile and inspect textbooks will not be allowed to become members of councils which have the right to choose textbooks for use. The fact that the Vietnam Education Publishing House and the HCM City Education and Training Department are joining hands to compile textbooks is the responsibility of involved parties and they need to explain this to MOET. Meanwhile, at the workshop on renovating the general education program held by the Vietnam Education Publishing House recently, director of the HCM … [Read more...] about Is Education Ministry allowing HCM City to compile textbooks?
Speaking at the workshop, Prof. Ngo Quy Chau, Deputy-Director and a doctor of the Hospital, said that smoking is the leading factor causing cardiovascular and cardiac diseases in Vietnam and around the world. Smoking just one cigarette a day increases the risks of heart disease by 50 percent and increases the risk of stroke by 25 percent in comparison with non-smokers. Thus, the benefits of smoking cessation will reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases and subsequent deaths by these diseases. Prof. Ngo Quy Chau speaking at the workshop * Responding to the “World No Tobacco Day” and the “National No Tobacco Week,” youths from the Engineer Officers School - Ngo Quyen University held various practical activities, such as strictly abiding by the regulation of "No smoking in the barracks," promoting information dissemination on preventing the toxic effects of tobacco and organizing activities and emulation movements so that each individual can … [Read more...] about Various activities in response to World No Tobacco Day
Two ninth-grade male students from Binh Thuan Province drowned on Sunday afternoon after swimming at a local beach. 3,500 young drown in Vietnam every year Seventh grader praised for saving two drowning kids A child receives first aid from the rescue team after going swimming in a beach in Binh Thuan Province on Sunday. — Photo nguoiduatin.vn Doan Cong Thanh and Tran Van Dau, students at Ham Thang Secondary School in Ham Thuan Bac District, drowned during a swim at a beach with three other friends in Ham Tien Ward in Phan Thiet City, Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) newspaper reported. After swimming for a few minutes, the boys tried to signal to people that they were having problems. Their friends and people on shore quickly called for help from a rescue team at the beach. The rescue team promptly brought three of them to the shore, while two others were missing. Ten minutes later, the two boys were found in a coma and were taken to the local hospital, but did not survive. … [Read more...] about Two school boys drown after swimming at beach in Binh Thuan