HCMC proposes adjusting HCMC-Can Tho express railway project The scheduled route of the HCMC-Can Tho high-speed railway project as proposed by the Ministry of Transport Hospital projects in HCMC’s gateway areas yet to be approved While hospitals in the downtown area of HCMC are overloaded, three projects to upgrade general hospitals in the city’s outlying districts of Hoc Mon, Cu Chi and Thu Duc have yet to be approved. Deadly music festival organizer released A view of the Autumn Music Gala called “Trip to the Moon” Le Thai Son, director of A Chau Connected Agency which organized a music festival in which seven people died and five others were hospitalized in critical condition due to drug overdoses, was released on September 22, a day after being detained by the Hanoi Police, as the municipal People’s Procuracy did not approve his arrest, reported Lao Dong newspaper. Son was taken into police custody to serve an investigation into his alleged … [Read more...] about Social News 26/9
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By Madalyn Mendoza, mySanAntonio.com Updated 5:56 pm CDT, Friday, September 7, 2018 Alanna Sarabia The former co-host of WOAI's San Antonio Living now hosts WFAA's "Good Morning Texas," in a top-5 market, which allows her to interview big names like Tyra Banks. Alanna Sarabia The former co-host of WOAI's San Antonio Living now hosts WFAA's "Good Morning Texas," in a top-5 market, which allows her to interview big names like Tyra Banks. Photo: Twitter, Instagram Screengrabs Evy Ramos Ramos, who once anchored the evening newscasts at WOAI, is sporting a new look. Evy Ramos Ramos, who once anchored the evening newscasts at WOAI, is sporting a new look. Photo: Twitter, Instagram Screengrabs Jeff Goldblatt Goldblatt went from the KENS 5 news desk to manning the camera for Mayor Ron Nirenberg's "Ask Ron" Facebook live videos. Jeff … [Read more...] about San Antonio news personalities: Where are they now?
Second Ngoc Linh ginseng festival opens in Quang Nam The second Ngoc Linh ginseng festival began in the mountainous district of Nam Tra My, the central province of Quang Nam on August 1. The festival featured a procession of Ngoc Linh ginseng symbol, a fair showcasing ginseng and signature farm produce from local mountainous districts, a photo exhibition on Ngoc Linh ginseng and music performances. Ngoc Linh ginseng is a rare medicine containing 52 sanopin compounds helpful to health. As many as 779 households in Tra Linh, Tra Nam and Tra Cang communes are growing the ginseng in forests on an area of over 932ha. In June 2017, Ngoc Linh ginseng was named in the list of national products by the Prime Minister. It has not only improved lives of local famers in Nam Tra My but also protected local primeval forests. Many people have become billionaires thanks to high economic value of the variety. The province has zoned off over 15,000 ha for Ngoc Linh ginseng … [Read more...] about Social News 2/8
By Sam Whiting Published 10:46 am PDT, Saturday, July 28, 2018 Photo: SFC Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo of author Leo Litwak. Ran on: 08-14-2005 Leo Litwak Photo of author Leo Litwak. Ran on: 08-14-2005 Leo Litwak Photo: SFC Leo Litwak, World War II combat medic turned English professor, dies at 94 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Leo Litwak, an Army combat medic on the front lines of Europe during World War II who later became a novelist and Professor of English and Creative Writing at San Francisco State University, died Friday night at his home in Noe Valley. He was 94. Litwak’s death was confirmed by his daughter, Jessica Litwak, a playwright and actress based in New York, who was at his side. Over a publishing career that spanned 50 years, Litwak produced three novels, two memoirs and one … [Read more...] about Leo Litwak, World War II combat medic turned English professor, dies at 94
Viet Nam News by Phước Bửu A young single mother has become a language ambassador in the central province of Quảng Trị to help children learn how to speak English in an effort to forget about an unhappy home life and offer something to the community. Nguyễn Thi Hải Oanh, 27, came up with the idea of taking children from her home district of Hải Lăng to meet foreign visitors in Huế to practise their English after she got divorced. “I was in a bad way with debt and the divorce a year ago, and I thought that community work would help pull me out,” said Oanh. “At the time, I was tutoring children for a low salary and I found out they had never had the chance to practise with a native speaker. “I decided this had to change and took advantage of the short distance from my home district to Huế to give the children a chance. In May last year, Oanh embarked on her first trip with children from her … [Read more...] about Young mom’s tours help children practise English