After several years of trial and error, Huynh Thi Quoc Tri has successfully equipped rural farmers, including ethnic minority households in central Vietnam, with the skills they need for a transition to clean farming. Tri, in her mid-40s, is proving that success is always achievable, regardless of the hardship life presents. Over the past six years, she has worked hard to pass down clean agriculture technology to farmers in Don Duong District, located in Lam Dong Province, and its neighbors of Gia Lai and Kon Tum in the Central Highlands. Farmers in Ninh Thuan and Quang Tri Provinces have also benefited from the technology. She believed that with profits outweighing costs, the practice will do them good in the long run. Going clean and green After graduating in literature from a reputable university in Ho Chi Minh City in 1999, Tri worked as a reporter for around seven years before going to Japan, where she earned a scholarship to major in social welfare studies. Upon … [Read more...] about Vietnamese woman works to involve ethnic minority farmers in clean agriculture
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Home Fashion Bollywood wardrobe Bollywood Wardrobe Jessica By Jessica Peter | on October 19, 2015 Chetan Bhagat's 2 States was one book that took India by storm. From mature middle aged ones to teens, everyone has had a taste of the book. When Dharma Productions decided to make a film based on the book, nothing could be better. I suppose Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor were the best choice Karan Johar could make and no one doubts his wise judgement. 2 States , the film, was one of the most successful films, it had a final domestic nett of ₹1.01 billion (US$15 million). All that aside, today we're going to discuss the fashion aspect of the film. Yes, 2 States did influence trends and fashion and we're going to decode all of it today on our feature "Bollywood Style Notebook" and show you what we mean. Manish Malhotra designed all the looks for the movie and he's done a fantastic job. Ananya (Alia Bhatt) gave us so much inspiration for our … [Read more...] about Bollywood Style Notebook: Great Looks To Steal From 2 States!
Video Player Close Photo taken on March 4, 2021 shows Du Xuan checks the construction progress in the city of Lanzhou, Gansu Province, northwest China. (Xinhua/Chen Bin) by Xinhua writers Yao Yulin, Wen Jing LANZHOU, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Drawing sketches and formulating plans on construction sites in the blazing sun are near-daily activities for Du Xuan, 33, a rare female architect in the male-dominated industry. The one and only female engineer in China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Group Co., Ltd. is now the head of the company's key project, a medical complex for women and children in the city of Lanzhou, northwest China's Gansu Province. "I was born for this job. Ever since I was little, I have been fascinated by the magic of building houses," she said. Her father, also an architect, lived near a construction site with his family, where Du spent her childhood watching workers doing formwork, concreting and tying steel rods. In her college years, Du … [Read more...] about Feature: Female architects redesign masculine construction industry
In a blur of job promotions, Pinterest-worthy bachelorette parties and baby showers, you find yourself in your thirties. Just like how your body can no longer handle staying up till 3am to party, your skin has also undergone changes, so what worked for your skin and hair in your 20s is probably not going to cut it. While you may (and should) feel young at heart, there are some unavoidable telltale signs that can reveal your age. With the hormonal changes that come with age, your complexion and hair naturally have new needs. Ahead are 13 celebrity-approved gems of hard-earned beauty wisdom that will serve you well into your prime years. Sandara Park (36): Use a retinol skincare product As we get older, the vitamin A is our skin starts to gradually deplete, causing signs of ageing such as wrinkles and fine lines. Incorporating a retinol skincare product in your routine like K-pop idol Sandara Park can help to stimulate collagen and elastin production, speed up cell turnover … [Read more...] about 13 Asian celeb-approved beauty tips for women in their 30s
UPDATE: Making The Cut , hosted by Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum , returns to Amazon for season two July 16 with a lineup of 10 designers vying for the top prize. Amazon also revealed that Insecure and Queen & Slim designer Shiona Turini and Prabal Gurung will guest judge season two looks, joining judges Jeremy Scott and supermodel Winnie Harlow . Details about the season 2 competitors can be found below: Ally Ferguson (Los Angeles, California): Ally Ferguson has over 15 years of experience in the fashion industry, learning from iconic brands such as G Star Raw, Ed Hardy and Field Scout, to name a few. In 2016, the Los Angeles native founded Seeker, a gender and age-inclusive, locally sourced, sustainable, organic hemp fashion label. Seeker was developed as an experiment after Ferguson was inspired by experiencing other cultures while traveling. Ferguson is enamored with the beauty of simplicity, which inspired Seeker’s ethos to provide low-impact organic garments … [Read more...] about ‘Making The Cut’: Amazon Unveils Season 2 Premiere Date, Contestant Lineup & Guest Judges – Update