Illustration by Trịnh Lập By An Phương Though school regulations do not allow students to use mobile phones in classes, I’ve seen many cases, including my nephews, carrying smartphones and using them publicly in schools. Mobile phones, especially smartphones, have become an essential part of our daily lives. I can’t imagine going one day without touching my iPhone, as I need to make calls, reply to messages, draft emails, and scroll my social feeds. Of course, I’m already an adult. I first had my phone about 10 years ago when I was 16, and I felt okay with having it at that age. However, I believe that’s not the case these days as even my 10-year-old nephew has asked his father for a phone. That’s why when I noticed the topic of phones in schools, I had mixed feelings as to whether mobile phones are beneficial or distracting for students. I spoke with four people, two of them four or five years … [Read more...] about Should students use mobile phones in schools?
Merits and demerits of mobile phones
Police inspect a Nhật Cường Mobile Shop in Hà Nộis Lý Quốc Sư Street was raided by police. — VNA/VNS Photo Doãn Tấn HÀ NỘI — Police have launched legal proceedings against the director of Nhật Cường Company, a major mobile phone dealer in Hà Nội, for alleged smuggling. Bùi Quang Huy and eight others were detained on suspicion of smuggling and violating regulations of accounting, causing serious consequences. On May 9, police officers raided multiple Nhật Cường Mobile stores. Thousands of mobile phones, iPads, and electronic and telecommunications equipment and components were confiscated. All of the outlets were forced to suspend operation. Huy’s house in Tây Hồ District’s Thụy Khuê Street was raided. Police suspect Huy and others organised a transnational smuggling ring and established … [Read more...] about Hà Nội major mobile phone outlet owner arrested for smuggling
PUBLISHED: 09:40 15 April 2019 | UPDATED: 09:40 15 April 2019 Simon Parkin The seized Audi after police stopped a driver on the A140 for no insurance and usinjg a mobile phone at the wheel. Picture: Norfolk Police Archant An Audi driver has had their car seized after being stopped by police on the A140 and found to be using a mobile phone at the wheel. A Volvo driver had their car seized for having no insurance in Diss. Picture: Norfolk PoliceThe motorist was pulled over on the A140 near Pulham Market, south of Long Stratton, on Sunday afternoon (April 14) for having no insurance.Officers discovered the motor insurance policy had been cancelled on January 17 due to non payment.The driver, who had a child in the car at the time they were stopped, had also been spotted using a phone at wheel.Meanwhile in a separate incident another driver had their car seized by police on patrol on Victoria Road in Diss. The Volvo was stopped at around noon on Sunday and the … [Read more...] about Mobile phone driver with child on board has car seized
By Nguyen Quy  January 16, 2019 | 08:11 am GMT+7 A South Korean tourist carrying 200 used cell phones into Vietnam has been detained and placed under investigation. Kang Joo Kyung, 35, was stopped at Tan Son Nhat International Airport last Thursday after customs officials checked his luggage and found 200 used cellphones worth VND1.6 billion ($68,915). Among the phones were brands popular in Vietnam, like Apple and Samsung. Having no valid documents for the phones, Kang confessed to the investigators he was hoping to sell the phones and earn some money. The case has been handed over them and will be pursued with further, police said Tuesday. In 2017, a Ho Chi Minh City court sentenced two South Korean men, Her Min Chul and Cho In Soo, to three years in jail each for smuggling 96 used cell phones to Vietnam. Vietnamese regulations require mobile phone importers to register for quality inspections with the Department of Telecommunications. Importers who fail to do so … [Read more...] about South Korean man arrested with 200 used mobile phones at Saigon airport
Video PUBLISHED: 11:18 20 November 2018 | UPDATED: 12:24 20 November 2018 Amy Gibbons The video shows Karl Gardner rapping about prison life Picture: YOUTUBE YOUTUBE An inmate at Highpoint Prison in Suffolk has made a mockery of the justice system after posting a YouTube video from a mobile phone in his cell. A Ministry of Justice investigation is underway after it was discovered Suffolk prisoner Karl Gardner posted a video to YouTube showing him rapping about prison life.The video, which is still live, shows Gardner freestyling on a banned mobile phone at Highpoint Prison in Stradishall, near Bury St Edmunds.It was posted six days ago under the pseudonym Charlie Green, from the account ‘CharlieGreen Snow&theWeed’ – which has two subscribers.Gardner was jailed for five years and four months after filming himself making threats to kill while armed with an imitation gun and bullets.Gardner is posting under the pseudonym Charlie … [Read more...] about WATCH – Suffolk prisoner posts video to YouTube on BANNED mobile phone