Viet Nam News HCM CITY — Seventy delegates from nine countries and territories are participating in the 3rd International Student Science Forum in HCM City from December 4 to 7. Delegates include 41 outstanding Vietnamese students and 29 students from Canada, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Russia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. The forum has also attracted about 1,000 Vietnamese students from colleges and universities across the country. With the theme “Human Resources in Industry 4.0”, the forum offers opportunities for exchange and interaction with domestic and foreign experts and scientists. Participants will take part in teambuilding activities and visit the Cần Giờ Mangrove Forest Biosphere Reserve. They will also view major projects, science and technology centres, and cultural and historic sites in HCM City, and interact with students at two universities. Speaking at the opening ceremony yesterday, Vice President of Việt Nam … [Read more...] about Science forum for international students opens in HCM City
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VNUHCMC - University of Science announces new research results The Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City – University of Natural Sciences (UNS) has presented various new research results in its 11th scientific conference. According to Professor Doctor Tran Linh Thuoc, in the past 2 years, the university has carried out 5 national scientific technological researches in the basic development program, 26 basic research projects sponsored by the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (Nafosted), 73 national-university-wide projects, and more than 15 projects suggested by the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Science and Technology and the localities. The UNS has also conducted researches requested by various domestic and international businesses in different fields. There have been over 360 professional articles published in international scientific journals and 200 articles in domestic ones. It has successfully organized and chaired more than 27 … [Read more...] about Social News 21/11
New trends in Vietnam’s rice exports 2018 is witnessing new trends in Vietnam’s rice export sector, notably the priority of exporting high-quality rice through international bidding as well as stricter and more diverse trade barriers from importing countries. Preliminary data by the General Department of Customs shows that Vietnam exported 264,500 tonnes of rice in October, generating a revenue of US$135.56 million, up 22.96% in volume and 31.8% in value, compared with the same month last year. The total volume of rice exports in the first ten months of 2018 was 5.15 million tonnes, worth US$2.6 billion, representing year-on-year increases of 6.62% and 21.49% in volume and revenue respectively. What is notable during the period is that the price of Vietnamese rice has now surpassed that of Thailand, averaging at more than US$500 a tonne, up about 15%. In 2016, Vietnam exported 4.8 million tonnes of rice, bringing in US$2.1 billion. The respective volume and revenue figures … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS IN BRIEF 20/11
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Europe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Supported by Portugal Dispatch ByPatrick Kingsley Nov. 11, 2018 NAZARÉ, Portugal — At the market in the ancient fishing village of Nazaré, Portuguese pensioners shopped for their fruit and vegetables. Retired fishermen chatted over coffee. And a record-breaking American surfer sipped on a cucumber and celery smoothie. It was Garrett McNamara, a 51-year-old from Hawaii who until recently held the world record for the highest wave ever surfed. And who, for most of his life, had never visited Europe and had to take some time to find Portugal on a map. “I never envisaged this,” said Mr. McNamara, who tended to surf in the Pacific Ocean. “Portugal was never a destination.” For centuries, Nazaré was a traditional seaside town, where fishermen taught their children to avoid the huge waves that … [Read more...] about This Town Once Feared the 10-Story Waves. Then the Extreme Surfers Showed Up.
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Travis Andersen Globe Staff November 09, 2018 A cyclist was fatally struck by a pickup truck Friday morning near the Museum of Science in Boston, officials said.State Police said the cyclist, an adult male, was hit around 8:15 a.m. on Monsignor O’Brien Highway near the museum and later pronounced dead. Troopers initially said the victim was a pedestrian but then confirmed he was riding a bicycle at the time of the crash.“That victim, an adult male, has since been pronounced deceased,” State Police tweeted. “Lane restrictions remain in place on O’Brien Hwy for investigation.” Advertisement The victim’s bicycle was still lying in the middle of the road at 10:20 a.m., as State Police investigated. Get Metro Headlines in your inbox: The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered daily. … [Read more...] about Cyclist struck and killed near Museum of Science