When you washed your disciples’ feet,*
you didn’t think that
you were a washer,
the disciples were the people you washed
and you were washing them,
did you? Đọc tiếp Prayer 230
Chào các bạn,
Sail away được Randy Newman sáng tác và trình diễn, Lenny Waronker sản xuất, phát hành vào tháng Sáu năm 1972 tại Reprise.
Các ca sĩ từ Ray Charles đến Etta James đều đã mô tả chân dung nước Mỹ này từ quan điểm của người buôn nô lệ. Với Newman, như thường lệ, bài hát này kết hợp giai điệu vui tươi với lời châm biếm đau khổ. “Một điều với âm nhạc của tôi,” anh nói, “bạn không thể ngồi ăn khoai tây chiên và nghe trong phông nền bữa tiệc.” Đọc tiếp Sail away – Ra khơi
Do you want me to find diamonds in the mud holes of the world?
no place on earth is so infertile that it cannot produce a saint.
I shall collect diamonds for you.
May your word to me be fulfilled.*
* Luke 1:38
VIETNAMNEWS – Update: August, 16/2017 – 10:01
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee held a working session on supervising implementation of BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) traffic projects in the wake of heated protests over one of them in the southern province of Tiền Giang. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Trí
HÀ NỘI — The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee held a working session on supervising implementation of BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer) traffic projects in the wake of heated protests over one of them in the southern province of Tiền Giang.
Last update 07:42 | 16/08/2017 – vietnamnet
VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 352,000 students passed exams to enter universities in the first enrollment period, but only 242,000 students have turned up to start school, while 110,000 students have rejected the opportunity.
August 7 was the deadline for students to confirm their enrollment, but 30 percent of the students did not follow necessary procedures, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.
Fifty-seven schools reported a high rate of students, 90 percent or more. At least 74 schools reported 70-90 percent, while 65 schools reported 50-70 percent.
last update 10:12 | 09/08/2017 – vietnamnet
The Forest Ranger Sub-department of southern Dong Nai province has completed a project to protect the black-shanked douc langurs found recently on Chua Chan mountain, in Xuan Loc district.
A family of black shanked douc langurs lives in Nui Chua National Park
The project, which will be submitted to the People’s Committee for approval, aims to create a favourable habitat and feeding area for the langurs, scientifically known as Pygathrix nigripes, an endangered species to help them grow in number.
vietnamnet – Last update 09:52 | 31/07/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam still has 240 pesticide-contaminated locations in 15 localities, causing serious and extremely serious pollution, according to the 2016 National Environment Report.
|There are 240 chemical-contaminated spots nationwide. — VNA/VNS Photo Duy Hung|
The report was recently released by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MoNRE).
TĐH: By their names, I think they are Viet Kieu in England
Guardian – Men given five to eight strokes of rattan cane and up to six and a half years in prison for ‘reprehensible’ attack at stag party
Khong Tam Thanh, 22, was charged along with Michael Le and Vu Thai Son for sexually assaulting a woman during a stag party in Singapore. Photograph: Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty
Oliver Holmes and agencies
Tuesday 15 August 2017 04.54 EDT
First published on Tuesday 15 August 2017 01.22 EDT
Three British men have been sentenced to jail and caning for sexually assaulting a Malaysian woman during a stag party in Singapore.
Last update 16:36 | 09/08/2017 – vietnamnet
The price of pepper in Vietnam has gone up and down recently, allegedly due to unexpected Chinese purchases.
Pepper harvest at Loc Phat cooperative in Loc Hiep commune, Loc Ninh district, Binh Phuoc province
According to the Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA), the pepper market has witnessed fluctuations of between 10-20 percent in pepper prices since late July.
ByAUG. 11, 2017
Experts in 2016 examining a painting at the Fine Arts Museum in Ho Chi Minh City said to be “Banana Garden” by Nguyen Sang. It was among 17 works the museum ultimately declared to be fraudulent.CreditQuinn Ryan Mattingly for The New York Times
But Nguyen Thanh Chuong, a prominent artist himself, was stunned by what he saw.
VIETNAMNEWS – Update: August, 14/2017 – 10:13
Chuck Searcy, Vice President of Project RENEW and Co-chair of the Agent Orange Working Group. — Photo pbs.org
Việt Nam News reporter Hoàng Anh talks to Chuck Searcy, Vice President of Project RENEW and Co-chair of the Agent Orange Working Group.
When did you come to Việt Nam and what motivated your decision?
The first time I came to Việt Nam was in 1967, as a 20-year-old soldier in the US Army. The year I spent in the war had a profound impact on me.