Category Archives: Education

Vietnam Education Development Strategic Plan joins world trends

Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha chaired the meeting on Tuesday with representatives from UNESCO Institute of Educational Strategies and UNICEF's Education Program in Vietnam and members of the …

Phu Quoc to be built into smart city

Kien Gian province has planned to build the famous resort island of Phu Quoc into a smart urban area.

The plan's first phase is concentrating on building e-government, public wifi, a security camera system, online m…

National film-making contest for Vietnamese students launched

36 entries will be competing at the 13th national film-making contest for Vietnamese students, held by the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam, the Ministry of Education and Training, and the Ministry of Culture, Sports, …

Beta version of Vietnam’s social network to be launched next week

Vietnamese social network Lotus will have its beta version debuted next Monday.

Nguyen The Tan, Director General of VCCorp � the network's developer, said at a press conference on September 9 that the project has mo…

As desperation rises, thousands in Bahamas flee Dorian’s devastation

Thousands of people fled devastation in the Bahamas on Saturday as conditions grew increasingly desperate nearly a week after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, reducing many homes to rubble and knocking out water a…

Boeing suspends load test for new 777X aircraft

Boeing said on Saturday it had suspended load testing of its new wide-body 777X aircraft as media reports said a cargo door failed in a ground stress test.

During final load testing on the 777X static test airplane, th…

New school year ceremony begins nationwide

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc congratulated the teachers and pupils of Son Tay High School at a new year ceremony in Hanoi on Thursday morning.

He expressed his hope for a great school year ahead, saying that the Par…

Eastern Economic Forum opens in Russia

The 5th Eastern Economic Forum opened in Vladivostok, Russia, on Wednesday.

Themed The Far East � Development Horizons, the event drew 800 delegates from 50 nations. The Vietnamese delegation is led by Deputy Prim…

British opposition parties reject PM’s proposal for general election

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said Tuesday that opposition leaders have agreed to reject Prime Minister Boris Johnson's proposal to hold an early election if a bill to prevent a no-deal Brexit is passed. Euro…

Party leader, President sends congratulatory letter for new academic year

Party leader and President Nguyen Phu Trong sends a congratulatory letter to the educational sector, students and parents across the country on Saturday on the occasion of the 2019-2020 academic year.

He praised t…