Mai Khuyên Taking a deep breath and calming down before responding to someone or something is good advice, and it has become ubiquitous advice of late. But several deep breaths later, one feels like screaming "Not Again", after the latest deadly train accident that has left three dead, several injured and, I guess, many more scarred for life. Last Monday, a North-South express train collided with a rock-laden truck at an unmanned railway level crossing in the central province of Thừa Thiên-Huế's Phú Lộc District. The truck driver, his assistant and a train guard were killed, and traffic was disrupted for the whole day. At the accident scene, there were terrified, agonising screams, a lot of blood splattered and property scattered everywhere. The train went off the rails and the truck was hit so hard that it stood nearly upside down. What makes this accident reflect a serious problem is that it was the second in about two weeks and the third in 20 days. Worse still, it happened … [Read more...] about Train accidents: Prevention is the cure
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PART A SOCIO-ECONOMIC, NATIONAL DEFENSE AND SECURITY OVERVIEW IN THE FIRST 6 MONTHS OF 2009 In the first 6 months of 2009, the socio-economic situation, national defense and security in the province have advantages but also face difficulties and challenges that affect the socio-economic development. Well-timed measures introduced by Government along with the great effort made by all sectors, departments, enterprises and production and business establishments has helped remain the local economic growth rate. Estimated GDP in six months of 2009 (in comparison with 1994) is VND 14,005.5 billion, reaching 41.9% of the plan, up 7.14% over same period. Specifically, industry - construction sector gains VND 9125.8 billion, reaching 42.1% against the plan, up 7%; service sector gains VND 3622.8 billion, reaching 44.9% of the plan, up 8.9%; the agriculture, forestry and fisheries gain VND 1256.9 billion, reaching 34.1% of the plan, up 3.6% over the same period. … [Read more...] about Socio-Economic Overview In The First 6 Months, A Number Of Tasks And Solutions In The Last 6 Months Of 2009
A. SOCIO-ECONOMIC OVERVIEW I. ECONOMY: 1. Manufacturing: 1.1. Industrial manufacture: Estimated value of industrial manufacture in 10/2008 is VND 6,819.7 billion (fixed price in 1994), up 12% against last month, the first ten months reach VND 62,286.7 bil, achieving 79.7% of the plan and increasing 21.1 % compared with the same period. a/ Central state owned industrial sectors: Estimated value of industrial manufacture in 10/2008 is VND 821.1 billion, up 5.4% against last month, the first ten months reach VND 7,136.4 bil, achieving 79.8% of the plan and increasing 13.7% compared with the same period. … [Read more...] about Socio-Economic Overview in October 2008 and ten months of 2008.
It is Pinktober again and Fiji like the rest of the world will be raising awareness of breast cancer too, Fiji Cancer Society Chairperson and breast cancer awareness month President Nirmala Nambiar has said. "Join the fight against breast cancer through early detection and awareness." This is the message the Fiji Cancer Society is sending out this October, which is breast cancer awareness month, worldwide. … [Read more...] about Fiji joins world to launch breast cancer awareness month
Jazz with Cédric Hanriot TrioThu 20 Oct 2011, 8 pm L'Espace, 24 Trang Tien, Hanoi You are invited to a Jazz music night performed by Cédric Hanriot trio. Cédric Hanriot is known for his ability to master many instruments and the one who breaks the "music's secret code". He brings to the night full of contemporary Jazz in which the afro-beat, hiphop and electro music are combined perfectly together. Coming from a world music master classes and electronic signal processing sound, Cédric Hanriotcontrol everything related to audio. He is a believer of the sculpture and soundstaging. These experiences have prompted to move and live in the U.S., where he works closely American musicians and experiences a variety of styles, genres and different techniques. The great success of the project "French Stories" has created the perfect combination of the original compositions and the remix of famous French songs. The trio with Cedric Hanriot as lead artist, musician, jazz pianoist, will play … [Read more...] about EVENTS FROM OCTOBER 16-22