The recruitment platform TopCV connects more than 150,000 candidates with recruiters a month. — Photo courtesy of NextTech GroupHÀ NỘI — The recruitment platform TopCV has received nearly VNĐ10 billion (US$424,000) in investment from NextTech Group through the group’s start-up fund Next100. The investment aims to help labourers nationwide seek job opportunities to increase incomes from working at home. After receiving the investment, TopCV quickly launched its portal to help businesses recruit labourers remotely at http://remote.topcv.vn. The TopCV platform collects jobs according to kinds of projects, part-time or full-time jobs.
April 16, 2020 09:22 UTC
Hồng Bàng International University will reduce second semester fees by 20 per cent for all students, while many others will reduce fees for or offer scholarships to disadvantaged students. The university wants to share the difficulties faced by disadvantaged students.”The HCM City University of Law will dip into its fund for supporting students to award scholarships to disadvantaged students. Hồng Bàng International University will reduce second semester fees by 20 per cent for all students. Văn Lang University will reduce second semester fees by 20 per cent for online lessons and 10 per cent for students attending classes. Many such as the Industrial University of HCM City, University of Economics and Finance and Banking University are closed until the end of this month.
April 15, 2020 04:18 UTC
Health staff and medical equipment are available if the city’s COVID-19 incidences increase to 200-500. — Source http://www.medinet.hochiminhcity.gov.vnHCM CITY — HCM City will set up 62 booths for COVID-19 prevention and control throughout the city, the chairman of the People’s Committee, Nguyễn Thành Phong, said at a meeting of the Steering Board for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on April 3. Phong said that staff at the booths will provide clear information about preventive measures against COVID-19 and social distancing. Authorities will also strengthen the use of IT surveillance of suspected COVID-19 cases and COVID-19 patients, Phong said. As of April 4, the city had a total of 53 COVID-19 patients.
April 04, 2020 07:30 UTC
As the Secretary-General said in his remarks, “the achievements of the mine action community show that, in working together, we can reach milestones once seen as impossible.”As the representatives in Việt Nam of the Korea International Co-operation Agency (KOICA Việt Nam) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP Việt Nam), we are responding to these calls for action in close partnership with the Government of Việt Nam. Meanwhile, a database was created with 75,000 persons with disabilities, of which 9,100 were caused by unexploded ordnance or landmines. We stand ready to support the Government of Việt Nam to achieve a shared ambition of eliminating the impact of unexploded ordnance and landmines on the population of Việt Nam by 2030, as well as putting a complete stop to civilian casualties from the remnants of war. Just as there will be a day, and no later than in 2030, when we look back at the issue of contamination of unexploded ordnance and landmines in Việt Nam, as a problem we acted upon and overcame together. * Han-Deog Cho is KOICA Country Director in Việt Nam and Caitlin Wiesen is UNDP Resident Representative in Việt Nam.
April 04, 2020 02:03 UTC
A software app helps the HCM City Department of Health manage people under quarantine and COVID-19 patients more effectively. Source http://www.medinet.hochiminhcity.gov.vnHCM CITY— The HCM City Department of Health’s operation centre on April 2 began using a software application to manage quarantined people and COVID-19 patients. The app helps health officials keep track of treatment of quarantined people and COVID-19 patients at hospitals, from admission to discharge. It also has data about quarantine areas and hospitals’ admission capacity, and helps health staff maintain records about working hours. As of today, the city has 8,035 people in quarantine areas.
April 03, 2020 07:56 UTC
One previous study has found that stock market liberalisation leads to a 1 percent increase in a country's annual real GDP growth. "While some studies show that stock market liberalisation leads to an increase in capital expenditure, it is unclear ex ante how stock market liberalisation affects a country's innovative activities," Prof. Wenrui Zhang said. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2403364 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2403364This article was first published in the China Business Knowledge (CBK) website by CUHK Business School: https://bit.ly/2QFbfQd. CUHK Business School has the largest number of business alumni (36,000+) among universities/business schools in Hong Kong -- many of whom are key business leaders. The School currently has about 4,400 undergraduate and postgraduate students and Professor Lin Zhou is the Dean of CUHK Business School.
January 17, 2020 01:52 UTC
Surveying Excellence in Development and ConservationHONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 16 January 2020 - The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors ("HKIS") is launching the first HKIS Best Development and Conservation Award 2020 ("BDCA"). Key DatesDate Items 16 January 2020 Award Briefing Session & Application Opens 29 April 2020 Application Closes May 2020 Stage 1: First Screening 13 - 14 June 2020 Stage 2: Site Visit 19 June 2020 Finalists Announcement 3 - 4 July 2020 Stage 3: Finalists Presentation to Jury PanelAward Categories and EligibilityThe Best Development and Conservation Award (BDCA) 2020 is open to all types of development projects, including residential, commercial, and "Government, Institution or Community" (GIC) projects. Award TypesAwards are available in 4 tiers, ranked at follow:Award Type* Description Best Development and Conservation Award(s) Best Development and Conservation Award will be presented to project(s) with outstanding OVERALL quality that is (are) judged to be the BEST among all the Grand Award Winners. "The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors Best Development and Conservation Award 2020" briefing session drew over 40 participants to attend, including developers, construction professionals, surveyors and the media. About HKISEstablished in 1984, The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) is the only surveying professional body incorporated by ordinance in Hong Kong.
January 16, 2020 12:56 UTC
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January 15, 2020 07:30 UTC
The European Union flag and the Union Jack flag are seen outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain. (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)Rioters set fire at street in Sai Wan Ho, south China's Hong Kong in November, 2019. (Photo: Xinhua/VNA)The US-China tensions have had severe impacts on the global economy and created more risks for emerging markets. The temperatures set all time highs during the summer in Europe while Australia also reported record temperatures. The historic discovery is said to confirm Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity./.
December 26, 2019 03:00 UTC
— Photo vietnamplus.vnHÀ NỘI — The EU-Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will boost the demand for logistics services and significantly impact on Việt Nam's logistics industry. Việt Nam currently has almost 1,500 logistics services providers. In 2017, Việt Nam announced a plan to transform the country into a regional logistics hub by 2025. When the commitments take effect, EVFTA can bring a great opportunity for Việt Nam’s logistics industry. Linh told Việt Nam News: “A significant reduction of tariff barriers could increase the volume of imports and exports between Việt Nam and the European Union, thereby increasing the demand for logistics activities and also an opportunity to increase the scale of Việt Nam’s logistics industry.
December 25, 2019 01:41 UTC
St Petersburg’s Krestovsky Stadium where football matches of EURO 2020 will take place. Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Lê Quang Tùng said he’s optimistic about the growth in co-operation between Vietnamese and Russian tourism sectors. Vietnamese people who buy tickets to football matches of EURO 2020 will be issued the Fan ID for free. The UEFA European Football Championship EURO 2020, which will be held next summer in St Petersburg, will become one of the main topics of the event. “St Petersburg, a pearl of world culture, architecture and history, is hosting EURO 2020.
December 19, 2019 09:00 UTC
Direct Redemption of Citi Credit Card Points for AlipayHK CouponsEnjoy Reward up to HK$180 for Paying Bills with AlipayHKHONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 19 December 2019 - Citibank and AlipayHK announced today the launch of a points conversion program enabled by Open API technology. Under the program, customers with an AlipayHK e-wallet can redeem AlipayHK Coupons with points earned through Citi credit card. Authorize the Citi Points conversion program and enter the mobile phone number registered with Citibank to obtain a one-time password for one-off identity verification;3. The minimum aggregate value of AlipayHK Coupons that can be converted under each redemption is HK$100 and the maximum aggregate value of AlipayHK Coupons that can be converted by the same AlipayHK account per day is HK$1,000. Notes:1 Only applicable to Principal Cardholders of Citi Ultima Card, Citi Prestige Card, Citi PremierMiles Card, Citi Rewards Card (except Citi Rewards UnionPay Card), Citi Gold Card and Citi Classic Card issued by Citibank (Hong Kong) Limited.
December 19, 2019 03:22 UTC
Y.Vannara, 54, came to Việt Nam from Laos with colon cancer and has made a total of five visits for health checks. “In Laos, many people with similar illnesses choose to come to Việt Nam for treatment and their outcomes are positive. The ministry held a conference on December 14 to discuss how to attract foreigners, Vietnamese living overseas and affluent locals to Vietnamese hospitals in case of ailments. According to Assoc Prof Lương Ngọc Khuê, director of the Medical Services Administration, Việt Nam has highly competent doctors who can handle severe cases. Besides, locals should be aware that Vietnamese hospitals can handle difficult cases like foreign hospitals.” – VNS
December 18, 2019 01:41 UTC
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (centre, first role) with delegates from the US-ASEAN Business Council in Hà Nội on Thursday. Williams expressed optimism about Việt Nam’s gross domestic product growth and exports, and hoped the USABC would partner with Việt Nam in increasing exports. The USABC members said the US is ready to assist Việt Nam in fulfilling the role of ASEAN Chair next year. They expressed support for the US to intensify ties with ASEAN member states, including Việt Nam. The USABC agreed to assist ASEAN in workforce, digital transformation and capacity improvement for ASEAN small and medium-sized enterprises, they said.
December 13, 2019 01:52 UTC
— Photo evn.com.vnHÀ NỘI — A draft document on solar power development will be filed to the Prime Minister for approval on December 15, local media reported. At the Vietnam Solar Power Expo 2019 on September 25-26 in Hà Nội, business executives were upbeat and excited to learn the FiT would get lower and allow companies to penetrate more into Việt Nam’s solar power sector. But questions have remained whether households that have installed rooftop solar panels would enjoy the new rates. Under the draft document, the Ministry of Industry and Trade is responsible for listing all under-construction solar power projects in which developers signed contracts before November 22, 2019. According to the State-owned power group Vietnam Electricity(EVN), there are two solar projects with commercial operation date (COD) set on June 30, 2019 and 33 projects having signed power purchase agreements (PPA) without COD recognisation.
December 12, 2019 02:02 UTC