Illustrative image (Source: VNA) Da Nang (VNA) - The central city of Da Nang has become an attractive destination for more and more domestic and foreign investors operating in information technology (IT) and communications thanks to tireless efforts made by the local authorities to improve the quality of human resources and infrastructure for the sector. Da Nang is one of the leading localities in the country in developing IT and software industry. Statistics from the municipal Department of Information and Communications, about 20,000 people are working in Da Nang’s IT sector, significantly contributing to promoting the development of software technology in the city. Many international training programmes with high quality have been implemented in Da Nang, meeting the demand of domestic and foreign software firms. Notably, Da Nang University has cooperated with Washington and Portland Universities of the US, Grenoble and Marseille Universities of France in training … [Read more...] about Da Nang works to make IT spearhead sector
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A woman opened fire at YouTube’s headquarters near San Francisco on Tuesday, wounding three people before taking her own life as employees of the Silicon Valley technology company fled into the surrounding streets, authorities said. Police did not release any further information on the suspect or her motives for the shooting rampage at YouTube, a video sharing service owned by Alphabet Inc’s Google. MSNBC reported that police believe a woman in her 30s approached an outdoor patio and dining area on the campus around lunchtime and began to fire, before turning the gun on herself. Senior law enforcement officials believe the motive behind the shooting stemmed from a domestic dispute, MSNBC and other media reported. There had been no known connection to terrorism, a U.S. government security official told Reuters. A YouTube product manager, Todd Sherman, described on Twitter hearing people running, first thinking it was an earthquake before he was told that a person had a gun. … [Read more...] about Woman wounds three at YouTube headquarters in California, then kills herself
The latest Student and Exchange Visitor Information System or SEVIS update – which contains basic information on the more than 1.2 million international students studying in the United States at all levels – is out, and many of the results, while not encouraging, are not surprising. Among the top 10 places of origin, seven recorded decreases, ranging from -2.2% (China) to -11.5% (Mexico). Other countries with declining student populations in the US from autumn 2016 to this spring were South Korea (-2.68%), Saudi Arabia (-7.3%), Canada (-3.35%), Japan (-8.1%) and Taiwan (-3.5%). The downward trend is a harbinger of a significant shift away from the US that is currently occurring in many countries to the benefit of friendly competitor nations like Australia and Canada. Since these figures are for the spring semester and are based on applications submitted before or shortly after the US presidential election, the real proof in the statistical pudding will be in the … [Read more...] about Can Vietnam buck the Trump effect on recruitment?
VietNamNet Bridge - US President Barack Obama on Tuesday morning delivered a speech to representatives of Vietnamese ministries, agencies, trade unions and students at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi.The following is the full text of Obama's remarks: Watch the video here PRESIDENT OBAMA: Xin chào! Xin chào Vietnam! Thank you. Thank you so much. To the government and the people of Vietnam, thank you for this very warm welcome and the hospitality that you have shown to me on this visit. And thank all of you for being here today. We have Vietnamese from across this great country, including so many young people who represent the dynamism, and the talent and the hope of Vietnam. On this visit, my heart has been touched by the kindness for which the Vietnamese people are known. In the many people who have been lining the streets, smiling and waving, I feel the friendship between our peoples. Last night, I visited the Old Quarter here in Hanoi and enjoyed some … [Read more...] about Remarks by US President Obama in address to Vietnamese people