Similarities between the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes, confirmed by black box data, have focused attention on an anti-stalling system used in the new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft. The crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane has put the spotlight on an anti-stalling system used on the 737 Max 8 aircraft. (AFP/Michael TEWELDE) The Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) is an automated safety feature on the 737 Max 8 designed to prevent the plane from entering into a stall, or losing lift. Both the Lion Air jet, which crashed in October, killing 189 people, and the Ethiopian Airlines aircraft, which went down a week ago on Sunday, leaving 157 people dead, were fitted with the system. Both planes experienced similarly erratic steep climbs and descents and fluctuating airspeeds before crashing shortly after takeoff. A malfunction of the system was implicated in the Lion Air accident in Indonesia. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said findings from … [Read more...] about Ethiopian Airlines crash: What is the MCAS system on the Boeing 737 Max 8?
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Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — The Investigative Police Agency of northern Hòa Bình Province launched criminal proceedings this week against Đỗ Anh Tuấn, director of Thiên Sơn Company, for his involvement in the death of nine people at Hòa Bình General Hospital last year. Tuấn is being prosecuted for “lacking responsibility, causing serious consequences” and was banned from leaving his house. The Thiên Sơn Company signed a contract with Hòa Bình Hospital to repair and maintain its reverse osmosis water filter machine No2 for kidney dialysis. Thiên Sơn Company then sold the contract to Trâm Anh Water Treatment Company. On May 29 last year, 18 patients suffered from symptoms of anaphylactic shock, experiencing difficulty breathing, a sudden drop in blood pressure, stomach aches and vomiting while receiving kidney dialysis at Hòa Bình General Hospital’s … [Read more...] about Thiên Sơn Company’s director prosecuted for Hòa Bình medical incident
Nitrous oxide filled in funky balls creates an instant refreshing feeling, dizziness and blocks the nervous system, reducing the ability to think, distorting sound and even causing visual hallucinations, according to experts. - Photo laodong.vnViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — A company in Hà Nội’s Hoàng Mai District has recently been found selling nitrous oxide, known as laughing gas used to make “funky balls”, Tiền Phong (Vanguard) newspaper reported. The so-called funky balls which are filled with nitrous oxide have recently inspired a “fever” among youngsters in Hà Nội for its recreational purposes. When youngsters inhale the gas from funky balloons, they have a feeling of euphoria. The Hà Nội Surveillance Market Watch seized 17 containers with eight litres of nitrous oxide each and 613 balloons at Morning Star Industrial Gas Trading & Investing … [Read more...] about Company found to make laughing gas
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Police on Wednesday launched legal proceeding against directors and personnel at three companies in Ninh Bình Province and HCM City for alleged involvement in the illegal importation of scrap. The four suspects are Nguyễn Văn Sơn, director and Dương Văn Phương, employee of Trường Thịnh Packaging Private Company based in the northern province of Ninh Bình, Nguyễn Đức Trường, director of Đức Đạt Ltd Company, and Dương Tuấn Anh, chairman of Hồng Việt Production, Trade and Services Ltd Company based in HCM City. The Ministry of Public Security announced on Wednesday that police have arrested the four suspects and searched their places of residence. They face the charge of illegal cross-border transportation of goods and funds. The investigative unit under the ministry and Việt Nam Customs’ … [Read more...] about Company directors arrested for allegedly illegal scrap import
The Vietnam Institute of Directors (VIOD), the first independent, private sector-led organization to promote corporate governance standards and best practices in the country, was launched on April 5 in Ho Chi Minh City with support from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group. Institute of Directors launched to boost corporate governance This significant market platform will help Vietnam advance its continued market reforms and underscore its commitment to good governance and responsible business. As a social enterprise, the VIOD aims to advance board professionalism, promote business ethics and transparency, create a pool of independent directors, build a network to connect corporate leaders and stakeholders, and help companies inspire investor confidence. The organization has been established as a result of the continued efforts of the Vietnam Corporate Governance Initiative - founded by IFC, the Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange, and the … [Read more...] about Institute of Directors launched to boost corporate governance