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Da Nang holds tour of prison to help disobedient youths live better

In Uncategorized on October 14, 2010 at 2:31 pm

Da Nang City Committee of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, Da Nang War Veterans’ Association and Da Nang Police cooperated with each other to give nearly 300 disobedient youths, who have acts of stealing and disturbing the public order, and have been educated and kept under house arrest of the local authorities, a tour to prison on September 7. The city’s government hopes this treatment and educational method will help them to live better.

Da Nang’s disobedient youths visit Tan Hoa School No.3  (Photo: Sggp)

The delegation visited Hoa Son Detention Center and Tan Hoa School No.3 which is teaching and educating young people with bad behaviors of provinces and cities in the central region.

They visited detention rooms, accommodations, studying and working places of guilty persons. Varied changes and tones of feelings can be seen on their faces.

“The visit helped me to realize the value of life” said Nguyen Viet Hung, 17, who left school when he was in the 8th grade and addicted to online games. He has been placed under house arrest of the local authorities because of breaking the law.

“I addicted to online games after leaving school and then became a crime. I lost my future. I hope you will not lose your life and torment your friends, teachers and family” Truong Ba Lien, student of Tan Hoa School No.3, advised.

“The city’s government is always interested in you. I believe that you can choose the best things for your future, and will give up the bad and become a good citizen after this special visit” Danang Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Ba Thanh said at a talk with young people on the same day.

Source: SGGP

Visitors can enjoy live shamisen music at Fukuoka cultural event

In Uncategorized on August 8, 2010 at 11:22 am

Visitors can listen to live shamisen music played by two young girls at a four day-long cultural event introducing the culture of southern Japan in Hanoi from August 10-13.

The traditional Japanese tea ceremony will be performed at the Fukuoka cltural event 

The Hanoi People’s Committee will cooperate with Fukuoka prefecture of Japan to organize Fukuoka Cultural Days at the Daewoo Hotel in Hanoi, which aims to introduce the culture of southern Japan to the Vietnamese people and celebrate the forthcoming 1,000th anniversary of Thang Long-Hanoi.


Various activities will take place during the event, including exhibitions, cultural exchanges, fashion shows, , the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, origami (paper folding), and music and dance performances.


Two girls from Yame, a Japanese city famous for its green tea, will play the shamisen, a traditional Japanese musical instrument that dates back to the 16th century dressed in traditional Japanese kimonos.


Young residents can take part in the exciting sosaku dance with 32 high schoolgirls, who have won first prize in cultural events in Japan. Anyone who loves manga comic strips has the chance to have famous artists Shiitake and Tao draw their portraits right before their eyes.


A Fukuoka-style collection will take the stage August 13, for Vietnamese fashion lovers. In addition, people can try on the yukata, a Japanese summer kimono worn by both men and women.


Gourmets will have chance to taste good fruits and cakes of Fukuoka, especially Taiyaki, a Japanese fish-shaped cake.


Japan’s most famous modern flower arranger, Shogo Kariyazaki, will create artistic works from Vietnamese flowers in the display corner of the event.
Entrance is gratis.

Source: SGGP

64 World Cup 2010 matches to be broadcast live on K plus 1 channel

In Uncategorized on June 8, 2010 at 2:33 pm




64 World Cup 2010 matches to be broadcast live on K plus 1 channel


QĐND – Tuesday, June 08, 2010, 20:59 (GMT+7)

PANO – The K plus (K+) satellite digital television will broadcast, live, 64 matches of the World Cup 2010 on its K+1 channel, according to the television channel on June 7th.


Along with live matches, other information related to World Cup 2010, such as match results, assessments, predictions or comments by experts, will be daily updated at 6.50pm at the sports bulletin, “Meeting Place”, on K+1 as well.


In addition, on June 12th, the television will launch its website www.kpluswave.vn, so that football supporters can post their video clips or images featuring their unique celebrations for World Cup 2010.


If two matches play simultaneously, the K+1 will broadcast live one match while the other will be replayed right after that.


The match fixtures will be updated daily on www.kplus.vn.


Hoang Tuan Dung, the program director of Vietnam Satellite Digital Television, said that with DTH technology, K+ users throughout the country could watch live football matches during the World Cup 2010 on K+1 channel or via VTV’s channels with Access, Family or Premium channels on the grounds of the satellite digital technology provided by K+.


Translated by Mai Huong


Source: QDND

Thai protesters back down after live fire threat

In Uncategorized on April 20, 2010 at 9:45 am

BANGKOK (AFP) – Thailand’s anti-government protesters cancelled plans to march on Bangkok’s financial hub Tuesday, as authorities warned they would face tear gas and live weapons fire in any fresh clashes.


Ten days after 25 people were killed and 800 injured in a failed attempt to dislodge the red-shirted demonstrators, the government said it was determined to end four weeks of rallies but would not give a date for the crackdown.

Thai office workers walk past armed soldiers in the Silom business district of Bangkok. AFP photo

The army also toughened its stance on the demonstrators who have paralysed parts of the capital and forced major shopping centres to close, wreaking havoc on the economy, and the tourism industry in particular.


“Security forces will begin by firing tear gas and if they cannot stop protesters, then soldiers will start taking decisive action with live bullets,” army spokesman Colonel Sunsern Kaewkumnerd said.


Sunsern targeted shadowy black-clad provocateurs accused of kicking off the April 10 violence, who have been disowned by both sides of Thailand’s political divide, referring to them as “terrorists”.


“We have received intelligence from the field that terrorists are armed with hand grenades, molotov cocktails and acid,” he said after a meeting chaired by army chief Anupong Paojinda.


Suthep Thaugsuban, the deputy prime minister in charge of national security, also warned that the troops deployed in downtown Bangkok were equipped with weapons and live ammunition and were authorised to fire in self-defence.


“The government intends to enforce the law, but that does not mean it will happen today or tomorrow,” he said of looming plans to shut down the movement.


“Everything will be carefully implemented to lessen damage… I cannot say when.”


The Red Shirts, who are encamped in Bangkok’s retail heartland, had threatened to march Tuesday to the nearby Silom financial district but were thwarted when armed troops and riot police descended Monday.


“Red Shirt protesters will not march into Silom Road because the government has already sent ten of thousands of armed soldiers to occupy the road,” said leader Nattawut Saikuar.


The deployment saw rolls of razor wire rolled out along the financial strip, which is packed with bank headquarters and corporate towers, and knots of soldiers take up positions on overhead walkways.


Nattawut said the Reds would not make any alternative plans for a march, but would focus on bolstering numbers at their rally base which stretches along four kilometres (2.5 miles) of some of Bangkok’s major thoroughfares.


“Before we go into the big battle we have to strengthen our own camp because the military will soon attack us,” Nattawut said, adding that they expect the army to make its move some time before next Monday.


The crowds at the Reds’ camp, a formidable logistical base that offers food, entertainment and facilities for washing and sleeping, have hit 100,000 in the past but dwindled Tuesday to 6,500 in a usual mid-week lull.


Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, who is resisting calls to stand down and announce fresh elections, said the government knows “the people are suffering” but added that it could not be rushed into taking action.


“Both the government and the people want this to end quickly but we have to think about many factors,” he said on television late Monday. “We have to minimise the damage and do this effectively.”


The protesters are mainly supporters of former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, who was ousted in a 2006 coup and is now living in exile to avoid a jail sentence for corruption.


The Reds say that Abhisit’s government is illegitimate because it came to power in a parliamentary vote, not a popular election, and that it is the tool of Thailand’s palace, military and bureaucratic circles.


A rival faction, the elite-backed “Yellow Shirts”, vowed Sunday to take action if the government fails to deal with the protesters within a week, raising fears of new clashes.

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Source: SGGP

Green Live Day to teach kids about conservation

In Uncategorized on April 9, 2010 at 8:42 pm




Green Live Day to teach kids about conservation


QĐND – Friday, April 09, 2010, 20:56 (GMT+7)

Green Live Day will take place this Sunday and is expected to draw around 5,000 young people to get involved in environmental protection activities in HCM City.


They will experience environmentally friendly life in a green areas including a green space, a school, a house and a playground.


The event will be held by Go Green Club under the Go Green programme jointly organised by Toyota Vietnam, the National Environment Agency, and the Ministry of Education and Training.


This will also be a chance for enterprises to display their environmentally friendly products. The day will be highlighted with a community action for needy people, according to the organiser. Secondhand clothes will be renewed with environmentally friendly technology and offered to disadvantaged children.


The day intends to raise public awareness about protecting the Vietnamese environment and to help young people develop an overall view about environmental pollution and prompt behavioural change to make a greener country.


Source: VNA


Source: QDND

Hospital staff rebuked for pronouncing live baby dead

In Vietnam Health on December 3, 2009 at 2:35 am

The discipline council of central Ninh Thuan Province’s General Hospital cut a doctor’s salary December 1 after she falsely pronounced a newborn infant dead. Another doctor and two nurses were also reprimanded for the incident which occurred last month.








HCM City’s Pediatric Hospital No.1 healthcare worker attends to the infant falsely pronounced dead ( Photo: SGGP)

Dr. Tran Thi Hong Hoa, head of the night shift on November 11 at the hospital’s Obstetrics Department, had her salary decreased while Dr. Nguyen Thi Thanh Xuan and nurses Le Thi Hong Van and Nguyen Thi Tuyet received warnings.


The staff admitted they had acted hastily in concluding the baby was dead and accepted the disciplinary action.


The newborn son of Truong Thi Thanh Truc was pronounced dead November 11. Staff asked his relatives to bury the infant’s body, but to their shock, the family realized the baby was still alive after bringing it home for a funeral.


They rushed the baby back to the hospital but despite the father’s desperate pleas, staff reportedly refused to treat the child saying he would likely die as the infant was born prematurely weighing just 1.2 kilograms. It was not until Ms. Truc’s husband flew into a rage that staff agreed to start resuscitation efforts. 


The baby was later transferred to the Ho Chi Minh City-based Pediatric Hospital No.1 and is reportedly improving.


In response to public opinion that the punishment for the staff is not adequate, Director of the provincial Health Department Le Minh Dinh said his division would reconsider the discipline after conducting an investigation.


The hospital council will submit its decision to the Health Department for an official recommendation.


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