11/4/17
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UK general election 2017

NEWS

The price of 200 – year – old sua tree is over $1 million dollar [ENTRY]

 Sua tree (Dalbergia tonkinensis Prain) is always a high price. In August auction, Mr.Nguyen Van Huy from Dong Ky Village of Tu Son district – Bac Ninh province bought 200-year-old sua tree with VND 26 billion (over $1 million). He paid VND 24.5 billion for the tree and VND 1.5 million for “supportingthe local authorities. Mr. Nguyen Van Huy said that he bought the wood for his family’s wooden furniture workshop.

1.      High price: giá cao

2.      Auction (noun): đấu giá

3.      Buy something = Pay for something (verb): mua

·        Buy – bought – bought

·        Pay – paid – paid

4.      Support (verb): ủng hộ

5.      The local authorities: Chính quyền địa phương

6.      Wooden furniture workshop: Cửa hàng nội thất gỗ

Norway forbids students to wear full – face veils in schools [BASIC]

On Monday, Norway proposes to ban face – covering Muslim veils (burqas and niqabs) in education centers such as kindergartens, schools, and universities. Before Norway, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Bulgaria and the German state of Bavaria propose a restriction on wearing full – face veils in public places. Following Per Sandberg – Minister of Immigration and Integration, “Face-covering garments such as the niqab or burqa do not belong in Norwegian schools. The ability to communicate is a basic value”

UK general election 2017 [BUSINESS]

After the election, Theresa May is still prime minister of the United Kingdom but she faces tough things on Brexit. The biggest problem is cabinet reshuffle now. One Brexit – backing MP Andrew Bridgen said: “She needs to be strong and stable, but contrite – about the way the campaign went and what’s got to change.” Stable Government is her main mission. If she cannot deliver it now, “a serious risk Jeremy Corbyn could be elected with a majority. So the key thing is not doing anything that would mean him ending up in Downing Street now” – a senior Tory MP said. The problem can be bigger. “Brexit and it’s economic consequences are still massively de-stabilising.” Ms.May should deal with it as swiftly as she can.

ENTERTAINING – Song “Crazier” – Taylor Swift

Every summer seems to bring some of us back adulthood memories. “Crazier” is a soundtrack in the 2009 film “Hannah Montana: The Movie” which is recording by American artist Taylor Swift. This song’s lyric talks about two young adults in love. It is very romantic with ballad and country melody.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Onpvg-oqsL0&list=RDOnpvg-oqsL0

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