Tu said he has witnessed many touching moments between parents and children as a result of the courses. Before finishing a course, the group reserves a private time for parents to talk and open up with their children through a handwritten hand letter. They can even read the letter themselves, if they want to. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese startup opens new window on sex education
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A report tabled at a recent meeting showed that only 10.3 percent of the funds earmarked for this year, or 3.48 trillion VND (149.3 million USD), had been disbursed in the first quarter, much lower than in other localities in the Southern Key Economic Region and putting it among localities with the country’s lowest disbursement rates. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES MAY 24
I also worry about, you know, as we've normalized some of these drugs, even some of the class C or whatever, what if people decide to do it when they're driving, for example. We see this -- I've seen this around with marijuana and other things. So, I just worry a little bit as a mother. We've got Mother's Day coming up. Where are the lines where you want people to have medicine, if this is what it is, but how do we keep each other safe? … [Read more...] about Facebook co-founder: Time to break up Facebook
First, last Friday the sole operating U.S. rare earth mine, Molycorp, announced it had acquired Neo Materials Technology, the patent holder of the process to produce rare earth magnet alloy. The material, Neodymium-Iron-Boron, is possibly the most critical use of rare earths, essential to making everything from modern electric motors to audio speakers to AppleTM earplugs to wind turbines and many, many other products. The unique aspect of the deal is that Neo’s operations are primarily in China. The upshot is that now that America finally has a domestic rare earth mine, at least a portion of the production will actually be shipped to China. … [Read more...] about Cracking the Chinese Monopoly on Rare Earths
By Devdutt Pattanaik How do you validate human existence? Ancient Hindu scriptures say there are four pillars to this: dharma, artha, kama, moksha. Dharma is about the responsibility to society at large. Artha is about achievement and success. Kama is about intimacy, about sensual and sexual pleasures. Moksha is about freedom from bondage and worldly suffering. This occurs when one withdraws from the world and seeks a higher goal. All four goals contribute to happiness. Neuroscientists are now observing that various hormones released by our body play a key role in our happiness. For example, there is serotonin that is associated with happiness, and, in its absence, there is depression. There is dopamine that gives us a sense of exhilaration or achievement, and in its absen- ce there is a sense of worthlessness. There is oxytocin that is released during intimacy. There are various endorphins that are released during workouts, or when we are stressed, or when we laugh, that create a … [Read more...] about Dharma Hormones: What is the path to happiness?
Taylor said that given the hit to the Chinese economy from the pandemic, it is likely that the priority for the two sessions will be to find ways to maintain both job growth and sustain household incomes in line with targeted goals to achieve a moderately prosperous society in all respects. … [Read more...] about US observers eye nation’s policy on growth, health