“Today marks a very meaningful beginning of two key activities of the Healthy Việt Nam Programme - know your numbers and challenge your target numbers. Park said that NCD screening activities would let people know their blood pressure, their blood glucose and their lung capacity. “I would like to call on all Vietnamese to actively support and participate in the Healthy Việt Nam Programme,” said Dr Park. At the event, Health Minister Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến said Việt Nam faced many challenges taking care of people’s health. “77 per cent of Vietnamese people misunderstood about high blood pressure and its risks and more than 70 per cent people do not know how to early detect and prevent high blood pressure.
April 07, 2019 16:07 UTC
“Please challenge your target number of 10,000 steps per day,” said Dr Kidong Park WHO Representative in Việt Nam at the event. “Today marks a very meaningful beginning of two key activities of the Healthy Việt Nam Programme - know your numbers and challenge your target numbers. “I would like to call on all Vietnamese to actively support and participate in the Healthy Việt Nam Programme,” said Dr Park. At the event, Health Minister Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến said Việt Nam faced many challenges taking care of people’s health. “77 per cent of Vietnamese people misunderstood about high blood pressure and its risks and more than 70 per cent people do not know how to early detect and prevent high blood pressure.
April 07, 2019 16:07 UTC
Updated board includes new features for industrial applications and wider market reachPHOENIX - Media OutReach - 3 April 2019 - Just one year after introducing its successful Ultra96 development board, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions provider, has released the new Ultra96-V2 to power industrial-grade Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. "The Ultra96-V2 board offers engineers and makers a very price competitive development platform for rapidly prototyping the next breakthroughs in AI, IoT, robotics and beyond," said Bryan Fletcher, technical marketing director, Avnet. Like its predecessor, the Ultra96-V2 is an Arm-based, Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+™ MPSoC development board built on the Linaro 96Boards Consumer Edition (CE) specification. The 96Boards are open source development platforms that can be used by system software developers for software applications, hardware devices and kernel programming for operating systems. Avnet also updated all components on the Ultra96-V2 to allow industrial temperature grade options so that the board can operate in harsh industrial applications.
April 03, 2019 02:26 UTC
High school students are the most likely among adolescents to be killed in traffic accidents due to their “unsafe behaviour on roads”, found researchers from the Vietnamese-German University. Students in high school (grades 10 through 12) were the most susceptible adolescents in Việt Nam, with nearly 33 road deaths per 100,000 adolescents. Traffic accidents cause losses of US$5-12 billion per year, while total damage from traffic accidents is expected to be $130 billion for 2015-2030. Hùng said the Law on Road Traffic should be amended and a national database on traffic accidents be created. Under the Việt Nam-Belgium research framework, and with the support of the National Traffic Safety Committee of Việt Nam and Việt Nam’s Traffic Safety Association, a Network of Excellence (NoE) on Traffic Safety for Việt Nam was launched last year.
April 03, 2019 01:52 UTC
An Giang – Border Guards in An Giang on Saturday announced the seizure of five tonnes of refined sugar that was being moved from Cambodia to Việt Nam. At about 10pm on Saturday, border guards patrolling waterways in Khánh An Commune, An Phú District, discovered a motorboat travelling from Cambodia to the Hậu River in Việt Nam. The border guards spotted people on the vessel carrying bags from the boat to a buildings belonging to a farmer named Trần Văn Xuyến in Thạnh Phú Village. On searching the store, the border guards saw that the bags did not have trademarks, and contained refined sugar. All rights reserved No part of this article may be reproduced in print, electronically, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without written permission.
April 01, 2019 23:03 UTC
It is aimed at sharing experiences towards building sustainable green tourism. “In recent years, we have seen rapid development of the Vietnamese tourism industry, which has gradually been taking the role as a key economic sector of the country,” said Tùng. This year, VITM is focused on green tourism. Vũ Thế Bình, permanent vice president of the Việt Nam Tourism Association, organiser of the event, said green tourism will be approached from the angles of research and the practices of enterprises. “Being a foreigner and a tourist in Việt Nam, I acknowledge the development of the national tourism industry,” she said.
March 28, 2019 05:37 UTC
These agencies also help students find housing if they need by working with overseas service providers or asking for help from their old students. Linh said the market for Student Life Care is not limited to Vietnamese students, but could be expanded to serve overseas students from other countries. Matching and sharingBy matching new and old overseas students, the service pays its student heroes and helps them earn a living. More importantly, it helps connect overseas Vietnamese students, old and new, together to make a big Vietnamese student community far from home. From his own experience Eric thinks housing is not the only problem Vietnamese students face overseas.
March 28, 2019 00:56 UTC
When students book with Student Life Care, they can choose either a single service or a paid package. These agencies also help students find housing if they need by working with overseas service providers or asking for help from their old students. Linh said the market for Student Life Care is not limited to Vietnamese students, but could be expanded to serve overseas students from other countries. Matching and sharingBy matching new and old overseas students, the service pays its student heroes and helps them earn a living. More importantly, it helps connect overseas Vietnamese students, old and new, together to make a big Vietnamese student community far from home.
March 28, 2019 00:56 UTC
Trọng lauded Brunei for remaining the fourth largest ASEAN investor in Việt Nam, with nearly 200 projects totalling more than $1 billion. The Sultan pledged to support Việt Nam in producing products that meet international halal standards in order to approach Muslim markets. The guest congratulated Việt Nam for successfully hosting the second DPRK-USA summit in February, improving the country’s stature in the region and the world. The two nations will work closely together as Việt Nam and Brunei assume the roles of ASEAN Chair in 2020 and 2021, respectively. They will promote regional economic connectivity via multilateral economic agreements to which both are members, such as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTTP) and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
March 28, 2019 00:00 UTC
The Vibe Nation Beach Fest, a music festival, will be held at Hodota Resort and Camping in Bình Thuận Province on April 5-8. The festival will feature HCM City-based favourite DJs, bands and MCs, and musicians from France, the US, the UK, Japan and India. They will play reggae, hip hop, disco, funk, house, techno and trance music. There will also be workshops on yoga, painting and upcycling. The venue is located at Xuyên Mộc Commune.
March 27, 2019 18:56 UTC
HÀ NỘI — The Democratic Party of Korea (DPK) wants to strengthen its friendship and co-operation with the Communist Party of Việt Nam (CPV), helping to push the Việt Nam-Republic of Korea (RoK) relations to a new height, said DPK Chairman Lee Hae-chan. He applauded the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on boosting cooperation between the CPV and the DPK. The RoK is now the biggest foreign investor, second biggest ODA supplier, and third biggest trade partner of Việt Nam. The country also ranks second in terms of foreign tourist arrivals in Việt Nam. He hoped Việt Nam would continue facilitating RoK firms investing in the nation.
March 26, 2019 18:11 UTC
Both of them will report to Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Middle East and Africa. Usam Alysain - Country Manager of DHL Global Forwarding IraqIngo Alexander Rahn - Country Manager of DHL Global Forwarding Turkey"The Middle East continues to play an integral role in our global network and we remain optimistic of its growth potential -- in light of infrastructural reforms and positive business sentiments. Usam Alyasin officially assumes role of Country Manager in IraqUsam has been with DHL Global Forwarding since 2011, and has played an important role in driving key customer relationships for industrial projects in his role as Project Operations Manager. His deep experience within the DHL Global Forwarding division in the last decade -- having taken on lead roles in the different regions, puts him in good stead to fully understand the business and industry. Ingo-Alexander Rahn, Country Manager for Turkey, DHL Global Forwarding, said, "I am honored to be given various opportunities over the years, and this new role is a continued positive momentum for me.
March 25, 2019 06:11 UTC
Now it has been reported that thanks to information received from Việt Nam, a further 276kg of the drug were seized at the Manila International Container Port. Philippines Drug Enforcement Agency director general Aaron Aquino said the drugs packaging was similar to those recovered in Việt Nam on Wednesday. The company is directed by a woman named Phan Thị Mỹ N. who is the girlfriend of a Chinese man suspected to be the head of a major trans-national drug trafficking ring. The seized drugs were transported from Myanmar, Laos and Việt Nam and then to another country. The operations was carried out att about 1.35pm on Wednesday by the Ministry of Public Security, in coordination with the Border Guards and the General Department of Việt Nam Customs.
March 25, 2019 04:18 UTC
Secondly, the districts had bird flu outbreaks or cases of bird flu reported at least twice in the last five years (2014-18) or within two years after they are removed from the low-risk district list. Now, there are six disease-free poultry production zones in Việt Nam and 654 poultry farms are certificated disease-free. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phùng Đức Tiến said monitoring the bird flu virus circulation effectively helped prevent and control bird flu. Between 2014 to March, 2019, about 90,000 poultry were killed because of bird flu each year. Since April, 2014, no one in Việt Nam has been infected with bird flu.
March 24, 2019 02:15 UTC
Việt Nam wants Singapore to share its experiences from its time ASEAN Chair and work closely with Việt Nam to promote initiatives within the framework of ASEAN Vision on self-reliance and creativity, he said. The PM also said Việt Nam will uphold its role in ensuring food security in the region and the world. The country was also the 3rd largest foreign investor in Việt Nam with total capital of $48 billion. The Việt Nam-Singapore industrial parks in Việt Nam have showed effective operations, creating jobs for locals and bringing mutual benefits to both countries. He expressed his hope that Việt Nam would have a successful period as ASEAN Chair next year.
March 23, 2019 09:33 UTC