Nguyen Thi Phuong, deputy general director of Central Group Vietnam, told VIR that with 37 supermarkets which serve 70 million consumers, Big C can help to consume 2 per cent of the total export of fruits. “The local authorities have contacted us regarding the fruit currently stuck at the border. We will support the farmers by purchasing watermelon and dragon fruit at a price of VND6,000 (26 US cents) and VND14,000 (60 US cents) per kg, and will continue to do so until the products have stabilised,” she said. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES FEB. 19
Limit EU nationals without a visa to a maximum of six months in Britain; Bar all new migrants, including Europeans, from claiming income-related benefits; Allow EU travellers to carry on using the current 'UK and EU' e-gates at ports and airports – although this will be 'kept under review'; Force all migrants, including those from the EU, who come here to work to pay towards the NHS – currently set at £400 a year; Exclude more Europeans who have criminal records; Phase out 'insecure' EU identity cards being used as travel documents. The reforms will sweep away rights to work in Britain which date back to 1973 for nationals from countries such as France, Germany and Italy. … [Read more...] about Boris’s border blueprint: Migrants coming to the UK will need to have a job paying at least £25,600, qualifications and speak English under new points-based post-Brexit immigration system unveiled today
“We are living in 2020 – a time when America should be reflecting on its strengths as a diverse population and valuing the fact that our citizens often speak not only one, but two or more languages,” the organization said in a news release. “Instead, we see the English language used as a weapon to divide our own people.” … [Read more...] about Bingo volunteer in southern Colorado tells a Spanish-speaking woman to talk to him in English
Pig rearing has played a very important role in the country’s social security. That’s why right from October 2019, the MARD adopted a plan to multiply the pig herds. However, in reality, many localities already started to multiply their pig herds from July, 2019. Yet, in my opinion, by the year 2021, we will be able to have the size of our pig herd as that of the year before the African swine fever hit Vietnam. … [Read more...] about When will the pig raising restore to normal?
Those moving to Dubai have probably already heard how hot the city is. However, people can’t understand just HOW hot it really is until they move to this Emirate. With summer temperatures often hitting the high 40s (in degrees Celsius), one is certain to feel as if they live inside of an oven. However, this can be entirely bearable, there is air conditioning in every facility in the city. Even bus stops have their own air conditioning. So the walk from the office to the car may be torturous, but AC is never too far away. Pack up some sunglasses and prepare for the sun! … [Read more...] about Surviving As A Dubai Expart
The coronavirus has led to an unprecedentedly long school closure in Việt Nam, but on the other hand, it has offered educators opportunities to think about solutions for distance learning, not only to respond to epidemics but also suit the changing demands of learners. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus offers chance to rethink teaching approach