Lately, the Department of Education and Training in Ho Chi Minh City has organized a Science and Technology contest for high school students, two students Huynh Duong Phi Yen and Nguyen Dang Tuyet Nhi of Tran Khai Nguyen High School excellently grasped the first prize with the project named Nomophobia of high schoolers in HCMC: Reality and Measures. Student Phi Yen said her classmates secretly using smartphone in classrooms get uneasily insecure and anxious if their smartphones are seized by teachers and they will bend over backwards to take it back. A group of student from Tran Van Giau High School in Binh Thanh District conducted a survey on use of smartphones amongst students in Tran Van Giau, Gia Dinh in Binh Thanh District, Nguyen Van Tang in district 9, Nguyen Thi Minh Khai in district 3 and Hung Vuong and Nguyen Dinh High Schools for the Gifted in the southern province of Binh Duong. The survey found that up to 90 percent of students are addicted to smartphones. Noticeably, … [Read more...] about Students oriented towards correct use of social network
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Dr. Đỗ Văn Quân from the Việt Nam Academy of Social Sciences talks to Khoa học & Đời sống (Science & Life) newspaper on how to utilise social network properly. Trương Quang Nghĩa, Secretary of the Đà Nẵng City Party Committee has recently said that nowadays many Government officials have shied away from social networks, especially Facebook. As a researcher on the role of social counter-arguments on the mass media, how do you respond to this? I highly appreciated what Nghĩa has said. This is an indication that he has acknowledged the role of social networks in our society nowadays. It is undisputable that social network nowadays is a fruit of the civilisation of mankind. And that trend will become more and more popular in the fourth industrial revolution. All rank and file people have opportunities to approach the trend and be influenced by it. In my opinion, in our society, a group of … [Read more...] about Should Government officials use the social network?
News of scandals spreading like wildfire on social network community presenting a united front show increasing power to humble even the biggest service providers. Giants beware, the people are not mute anymore. Starbucks closes 8,000 stores to organise awareness education due to impact of social network commnunity On April 17, Starbucks Coffee Company announced closing its more than 8,000 company-owned stores in the US in the afternoon of May 29 to conduct racial-bias education geared towards preventing discrimination in the stores. The training will be provided to nearly 175,000 partners (employees) across the country, and will become part of the onboarding process for new partners. “I have spent the last few days in Philadelphia with my leadership team listening to the community, learning what we did wrong and the steps we need to take to fix it,” said Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson. “While this is not limited to Starbucks, we are committed to being a part of the … [Read more...] about Social network community flexing power to cow giant service providers
On June 16, travel agency representatives from the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) gathered in central Danang City to discuss ways of promoting tourism via social networks. The promotion model has become prevalent thanks to the current boom of IT, an effective tool for publicizing areas to tourists. Participants presented the prospects for tourism marketing for small and medium-sized enterprises, ways to make full use of social pages to become more interactive with travelers, and how to use mobile phone technology to popularize post-trip photos. Also high on the agenda was how to use digital technology and social media to promote the Greater Mekong Sub-region’s tourism. Matthew Zatto, a Destination Marketing Sales Manager at Tripadvisor, said before visiting a place, tourists will learn all relevant information on social networks. He said, “Vietnam has gained many prestigious awards from TripAdvisor. For example, Hanoi was ranked second among the top 25 … [Read more...] about GMS countries promote tourism via social networks
The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism VNAT has announced the new slogan and symbol of the Vietnam tourism promotion program for the new period of 2012-2015. As such, Vietnam has successfully chosen the way it will follow in the new stage of development, and what's next? "Vietnam - Timeless Charm" and the five petal lotus have been selected as the slogan and symbol of Vietnamese tourism in 2012-2015. In principle, the event is expected to be followed by a lot of activities to popularize the new slogan and new symbol. VNAT's General Director Nguyen Van Tuan has confirmed this, saying on Thoi bao Kinh te Saigon that Vietnam would spend much money on advertisement campaigns to attract foreign travelers to Vietnam to discover the "timeless charm." Tuan said that VNAT is preparing for the implementation of the strategy on tourism development until 2020 with the vision until 2030. One of the priority tasks of the strategy is building a tourism brand for Vietnam's … [Read more...] about Vietnam to prioritize to advertise tourism on social networks, Internet