VietNamNet Bridge – More and more forged-degree distribution rings have been discovered recently, reflecting the high demand for such certificates in Vietnam. Related news HCM City police break up large fake-diploma trading ring HCM City Police have discovered a ring which provided all kinds of degrees from bachelor’s to doctorates. They had sold 500-600 forged degrees. In Thanh Hoa province, 20 healthcare officers have been found applying for jobs with forged degrees. In October 2014, the Chair of the Hau Loc District in Thanh Hoa province decided to dismiss the chair of Tien Loc Commune People’s Committee, Hoang Van Dong, who "borrowed" a high school degree from his wife’s brother. The borrowed degree allowed him to enter and finish a politics training course and get job promotions, from head of the commune’s police station to deputy chair and chair of the commune. In August 2014, the Tuy Phuoc district’s education sub-department … [Read more...] about Forged degrees becoming more common
(VOV) - Ho Manh Giang, is the first and sole Paco ethnic minority man in Thua Thien-Hue province, to achieve an MA degree from a big US university. Promoting ethnic minority culture Over VND50 bln for educating ethnic minority people Ethnic minority's human rights protected Whilst doing charity work in a mountainous district of A Luoi, I heard about a program sending young intellectuals to be managers at mountainous districts. Among them is Ho Manh Giang who graduated from Hawaii University. Moving from town to mountain Tracking Giang down is not an easy task but finally I am lucky enough to meet Giang "Harvard". He has just finished a meeting with other district leaders and the provincial Department of Education and Training. The young ethnic minority man recently requested to move his work from a State agency in the city to a disadvantaged district in a remote mountainous region. When asked to talk about himself, he says "I have nothing to say. I was born in a mountainous … [Read more...] about First Paco ethnic minority boy awarded MA degree in US
University to offer int'l business degree (17-01-2005) HA NOI — The National Economics University in Ha Noi is offering an international bachelor's degree programme, called [email protected] NEU, that allows students to study an international business curriculum for an internationally recognised degree at half the tuition costs of studying abroad. The undergraduate education programme's lecturers will be drawn from NEU partners including Singapore's Tyndale Education Group, Edexcel International's International Business & Technology Education Council (BTEC) and Sunderland University. Dr Phan Thuy Chi, director of [email protected] NEU, said the programme will bring opportunities and a world standard education to Vietnamese students, better equipping them to compete internationally and participate in Viet Nam's industrialisation and modernisation process. The programme will enrol its first class of students by March as the co-operative programme is expected to receive its licence from the Ministry of … [Read more...] about University to offer int’l business degree
Students applaud degree programmes (21-06-2006) HA NOI — Students enrolled in International Bachelor Degree (IBD) programmes at the National Economics University (NEU) and RMIT highlighted the benefits of the programmes last week at a seminar entitled 'International Education at Home - Challenging Opportunity or Band-Aid Solution' in Ha Noi. Several speakers said the [email protected] programme was more than just a back-up for those who do not pass the nation's annual university entrance exams, but rather something that offered students excellent educational opportunities. "I was doubtful at first, as some international programmes in Viet Nam have developed generally bad reputations," said Vo Thi Hoai Phuong, an IBD student speaker at the seminar. "But I changed my mind after the first week, the orientation week." The NEU orientation programme is just one of many innovative elements of the programme, Phuong added. "I will be able to obtain an international education, and at the same time … [Read more...] about Students applaud degree programmes
VietNamNet Bridge - Postgraduates complain that it is getting more and more costly to study for master degrees. It is not because of the high tuitions, but of the under-the-table money they have to pay to lecturers. Han, a postgraduate at an economics school in HCM City, said while the official expenses are "affordable," extra fees are overly high. When the training course began, the monitor gathered the members of the class and requested them to contribute money to the class' fund which would be disbursed for "a lot of expense items" - photocopying documents for the study, receiving guests, maintaining and leasing domain name for the class' forum, buying gifts for teachers on important occasions. Han said the members of the other class have contributed money to buy a scanner worth $50 and some other teaching aids to help upgrade the teaching and learning capability. "The sums of money they have to contribute to the class' fund monthly are higher than ours," Han said, adding that … [Read more...] about How much does a master degree cost?