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Quang Nam residents desperate for non-contaminated water

Last update 16:45 | 17/03/2018  vietnamnet

Thousands of households in central Quang Nam Province have been thirsting for clean water for years as most of the wells are seriously contaminated with aluminum and few water supply works have been built to solve the problem.

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A resident’s filter tank central Quảng Nam Province’s Đại Minh Commune is full of dirt and smells due to alum contaminated water. – Photo baoquangnam.vn

Even when a water supply centre was built and put into operation, it only supplied a small number of households and provided an unstable water source.

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Modest level of research: weakness of Vietnam’s universities

Last update 10:08 | 15/03/2018  vietnamnet

VietNamNet Bridge – Despite the sharp increase in the numbers of professors and associate professors, and lecturers with master degrees and doctorates, no Vietnamese university is included in international university rankings. 

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Students of Duy Tan University

The Science, Education and Environment Advisory Council, at a recent conference on post-graduate training and talent development, pointed out a number of problems in higher education and academic research.

While the number of research works is high, the quality is low and the results cannot be applied in real life. The number of internationally published articles remains modest, especially in social sciences.

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Authorities struggle to solve problem of delinquent owners of foreign-invested companies

Last update 13:00 | 17/03/2018  vietnamnet

VietNamNet Bridge – Local authorities are finding it difficult to prevent owners of foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs) from fleeing the country, leaving unpaid salaries and debts. 

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The investor has run away, leaving unpaid debts

In Dong Nai province, KL Texwell Vina, the foreign owner of a foreign-invested enterprise, disappeared just days before Tet, leaving an unpaid debt of VND30 billion in social insurance premiums and wages. Nearly 2,000 Vietnamese workers of the company still have not received pay for January.

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Vietnam and U.N. to build storm-proof housing for coastal communities

Michael Taylor Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Thousands of families on Vietnam’s typhoon-battered coast will receive free storm-proof houses, which can help pull them out of poverty, government and United Nations officials said.

Vietnam is one of 10 countries most affected by climate change, according to the latest annual Climate Risk Index published by the research organization Germanwatch.

Coastal residents are particularly vulnerable as storms increase in frequency and intensity. They are often trapped in poverty, accumulating debt or spending savings to rebuild or repair their homes, businesses and possessions.

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Vietnam marks 50 years since U.S. massacre at My Lai

James Pearson

QUANG NGAI, Vietnam (Reuters) – Vietnam marked 50 years since the My Lai massacre on Friday in a memorial ceremony at the site of the killings that was attended by survivors of the massacre, their families, and around 60 U.S. Vietnam War veterans and anti-war activists.

Performers take part during the 50th anniversary of the My Lai massacre in My Lai village, Vietnam March 16, 2018. REUTERS/Kham

American soldiers killed 504 people on March 16, 1968, in Son My, a collection of hamlets between the central Vietnamese coast and a ridge of misty mountains, in an incident known in the West as the My Lai Massacre.

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Mekong Delta braces for salt intrusion

vietnamnews Update: March, 09/2018 – 09:00

Agricultural officials construct a temporary dam to prevent salt intrusion in the Mekong Delta province of Hậu Giang. — VNA/VNS Photo Duy Khương

Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Authorities and people living in the coastal areas of the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta have taken several measures to prevent saltwater intrusion, including building of dams.Trần Bình Trọng, head of the Kiên Lương District Infrastructure Economy Bureau in Kiên Giang Province, said the district has built a dam on Canal 6 to prevent saltwater intrusion.

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Corruption fueling deforestation in Cambodia: poachers and corrupt officials profit from the black market trade, being exported to Vietnam — and beyond.

>> Bài liên quan: Quan chức tham nhũng Việt Nam kiếm tiền từ gỗ buôn lậu ở Campuchia


Cambodia’s forests are being felled at a shocking rate, as poachers and corrupt officials profit from the black market trade in rare wood species, which is being exported to Vietnam — and beyond.

Two tractors transporting timber in Aoral Wildlife Sanctuary, Cambodia
 (Pascal Laureyn )

The Aoral Wildlife Sanctuary in Kampong Speu province is just a three-hour drive from Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. But the scenery here couldn’t be more different than in the sprawling metropolis — even a military outpost in the reserve is peaceful and picturesque. A traditional stilt house has hammocks, chickens and ice-cold beer. Outside, a few soldiers are playing pétanque as a black pig snuffles the earth.

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Lời kêu gọi tới phái nam – A call to men

Tôi lớn lên tại thành phố New York, giữa khu Harlem và Bronx. Là con trai, chúng tôi đã được dạy rằngcon trai thì phải mạnh mẽ, phải khỏe mạnh, phải bạo dạn, phải có tầm ảnh hưởng — không biết đau, không cảm xúc, ngoại trừ việc giận dữ — và dứt khoát là không được sợ hãi — rằng đàn ông con trai là những người mang trọng trách, điều đó có nghĩa rằng đàn bà phụ nữ thì không; rằng đàn ông con trai là những người dẫn đường và các bạn phải theo gót chúng tôi và làm những gì chúng tôi nói; rằng đàn ông con trai là bề trên, đàn bà phụ nữ là bề dưới; rằng đàn ông con trai thì mãnh mẽ, còn phụ nữ thì không; rằng phụ nữ ít giá trị hơn — là tài sản của đàn ông — và là những vật thể, đích xác là những vật thể tình dục,

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Lời cầu nguyện 119

English: Prayer 119


Bao nhiêu xuân, hạ, thu, đông em cần phải thấy
để có thể hiểu được mọi điều không như chúng là
và chỉ có Thầy là chính thật Thầy?

Nếu em thực sự biết điều này,
có lẽ em đã lượn bay tự do trong bầu trời rộng lớn.
Em sẽ không có nhà nhưng đâu đâu cũng là nhà.
Em sẽ chỉ tập trung ở đây lúc này vì em biết đâu, cái gì, và ai là con đường, là sự thật, là sự sống. Đọc tiếp Lời cầu nguyện 119

Vietnam to build more expressways for Mekong Delta development

​Vietnam to build more expressways for Mekong Delta development
The construction of the Ben Luc-Long Thanh expressway connecting the Mekong Delta province of Long An with the southern province of Dong Nai. Photo: Tuoi Tre

The Vietnamese government has approved the construction of multiple expressways and various other traffic infrastructure projects in the Mekong Delta in a bid to boost local development.

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung signed the approval, which ratifies the development plan for the country’s ‘rice basket’ from now until 2030, with a vision toward 2050.

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