The course, the second of its kind, was held by JFA for 50 young people selected from French-speaking countries. It offered many interesting and useful activities such as seminars and discussions on promoting democracy, citizenship, crossculture, and sustainable development.
Vietnam’s representatives included Nguyen Thu Hien, a student from the translation centre of the Diplomacy Academy, and Phung Phuong Tu from France’s ESC La Rochelle school.
The two Vietnamese girls brought to the course Vietnamese flag, conic hats, traditional long dresses (ao dai), and sweetened porridge ‘che sen dau xanh”, which left good impressions on other participants and local people.
Young Vietnamese boxers will be trained in one-month course organised by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) in the UK. The athletes, including Vuong Thi Vy, Nguyen Van Hai and Luong Van Toan, will be provided with airline tickets, accommodation, local transport, meals, training bases and equipment as well as instructors. A welcoming message on the AIBA reads, "The youngest participant at the training camp will be Vietnam's bright future hope, current AIBA Junior World Woman Boxing Champion, Vuong Thi Vy, who will be celebrating her 17th birthday this year. She claimed the first ever Vietnamese gold medal in a world-wide…... [read more]
"Young Vietnamese filmmakers are very enthusiastic," a producer of an international filmmaking project in Vietnam talked about his impression of local filmmakers. Hour Film Project (48HFP) in Vietnam, during an interview with Tuoi Tre News late last month on the occasion that the contest started to receive registration early this month. The annual contest, which is in its 4th year in the Southeast Asian country, beginning in 2010 (except 2013), requires participants to complete their filmmaking - including writing, shooting, editing, and scoring - in just 48 hours. Originally founded in the U.S. in 2001, the 48 Hour Film Project…... [read more]
A young Vietnamese man who once went astray and was suicidal finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel and managed to obtain a master’s degree from Harvard University. Tran Dac Minh Trung was always among the top of his class in elementary and middle school, but he grew rebellious during his high school years due to noted pubertal changes. The teenager began to spend time mingling with bad friends and quickly veered out of the reach of his family and teachers. One day, Trung was summoned by a male teacher, who told him candidly that he would…... [read more]
The company will teach strategy, management and leadership skills, as well as how to deal with industry changes, to more than 300 managers and administrators of the Viet Nam Ship Building Industry Corporation (Vinashin) in Ho Chi Minh City, the northern province of Hai Phong and Hanoi. The course aims to support the career development of young, promising managers in global business activities.... [read more]
Young teacher finishes Hanoi-HCMC walk Lan Huong By Lan Huong in HCMC Vo Manh Tuan, who is a young teacher with a Master’s degree at Kon Tum Vocational School, reached his final destination at the Reunification Palace in HCMC last week after walking 2,000 kilometers from Hanoi within two months. The people welcoming Tuan at the finish line included his family members, friends and members of Quang Tri Province’s Former Students and Students Club. They said it was amazing to see a young Quang Tri Province-born man strive to keep moving forward and complete his north-south walk despite hash weather…... [read more]
Ten young Vietnamese tennis phenoms will be sent to India for a 70-day training course sponsored by the UK-based Prudential Insurance Corporation's Prudence Fund. The course will last from June 15 till August 25. The ten youths, selected by the national tennis federation, include Dai Trang, Phi Khanh, Ngoc Van, Ngoc Minh, Thanh Binh, Quoc Huy, An Kha, Tuan Ngoc, Minh Dang, and Quang Huy. The Prudence Fund has supported many sports activities in Vietnam. Last year, Prudential general director Mark Tucker announced the fund would grant US$1.4 million to aid the fund's operations in Vietnam during the 2007-2010 period.…... [read more]
The training course drew a large number of young Vietnamese living in the Russian capital. At the opening ceremony, participants laid a wreath at the late President Ho Chi Minh’s statue in the school’s traditional room under the name of “Vietnam corner”, which was inaugurated on April 30, 2008 to mark South Vietnam’s Liberation Day anniversary. Previously, many Vietnamese language training courses have been held for the Vietnamese community in Russia. However, this well-organised training course is the first of its kind receiving strong support from a number of public schools in Russia. The course aims to help Vietnamese nationals…... [read more]
Nguyen Hai Ha, 30 years old, is already the American group leader of AP Moller - Maersk Group. In a corporate effort to globalize, many young Vietnamese are being sent abroad to lead big business groups. Many young managers of big groups in Viet Nam are being sent abroad not for training courses, but to become leaders. Human Resources Vice-Executive of Unilever Vietnam, Nguyen Phuong Loan, said for the time being, twenty Vietnamese are working as Unilever managers in Asian countries in charge of marketing, customer development, finance (regional auditing), human resources and manufacturing departments. All of them are 28…... [read more]
(VOVworld) – After the success of their first film called “Forget the origin”, a group of young Vietnamese in the Czech Republic continued to produce another series of films about family. They hope that the films will encourage young overseas Vietnamese to turn their hearts to the homeland. The film is about the differences in lifestyle of two generations in a Vietnamese family in the Czech Republic and ways to resolve the contradictions. The two sons of a man, who owns a grocery store, have a lot of opportunities to access Western culture right from a young age. They grew…... [read more]
He would stay up all night to ponder a tricky math problem until he solved it. His friends played around on weekends while he was engrossed in numbers and formulas. All this was what helped make him Vietnam's youngest associate professor. One day, Pham Hoang Hiep, now 30, happened to read a book on arithmetic his father had bought him a long time earlier, and later found math to be an indispensable part of his life. Hiep displayed a special aptitude for the science when he was in ninth-grade at a middle school in the northern province of Hai Duong.…... [read more]