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
There have been several scandals about officials and others obtaining degrees from dubious universities and an equal number about people being arrested for printing fake degrees in Vietnam, but the practice thrives, nevertheless. It costs around VND18 million (US$874) to get a doctor's or masters degree certificate in Vietnam, and some of those who sell them even offer to accept payment after these are notarized. The people in Ho Chi Minh City who run the fake degree rings claim they can make them completely convincing with score files that look exactly like real ones. One of the fake certificate makers, introducing himself as Nguyen Trung Kien, said that it only takes him four days to make one and the customers only need to pay VND2 million ($97) in advance. Kien said he has made several certificates of universities in Hanoi and nearby Nam Dinh Province. He also makes bachelor degrees, high school graduation and foreign language certificates. Kien said he can put "very … [Read more...] about Fake degree business thrives in Vietnam despite exposures
While 322-program PhDs say they do not want to return to Vietnam because they feel giddy with the wages and the working conditions at universities, people emphasize that returning to the homeland to serve as the agencies which send them to overseas training courses is their responsibility. 322-program PhDs feel shocked when returning to Vietnam In Vietnam, “322-program PhDs” means the PhDs who obtain the doctorates after following the overseas training courses funded by the State under the program 322. A lot of 322-program PhDs frankly say that they do not want to return to work at the universities which send them abroad to the training courses for the doctorate, because of the bad treatment and the bad working conditions. However, they have been told that they have the responsibility to serve the agencies which fund their studies. What do 322-program PhDs need to do after finishing training courses has become the hottest topic now on education forum. … [Read more...] about Obtaining doctorate, and what’s next?
Police have confirmed that Deputy Minister of Health, Cao Minh Quang, used a fake doctoral degree. granted by the Uppsala University. Investigators from the Internal Political Security Department under the Ministry of Public Security, confirmed that Deputy Minister Quang has yet to obtain the doctoral degree in pharmacy as he claimed. The investigation of Quang’s diploma was conducted after a resident in HCM City, Ngo Minh Nho, accused Quang of falsely claiming that he has a PhD in Pharmacy. In his CV, Quang declares that he got a certificate of Licentiate of Pharmaceutical Sciences that he claims is equivalent to a doctoral degree in Pharmacy, from the Uppsala University in Sweden. Accordingly, Quang studied at the Uppsala University from 1991 to 1994 and defended his doctoral thesis there. Thus, Quang has the title “PhD in Pharmacy” printed on his business cards. However, the university confirmed that the certificate it granted to Quang on October 26, 1994, … [Read more...] about Deputy Health Minister uses fake doctoral degree
A lot of universities have been found in exploiting the mode of training to seek money, by imposing sky high fees on the students who get low marks from university entrance exams. The ad pieces available on Dao Vu Company’s website. Providing training services to orders is defined as the training in accordance with the agreements inked between universities and employers. The students who finish the training courses will get bachelor degrees, to be granted by the universities and work for the companies which sent students to the training courses. However, in many cases, this is just a method for universities to collect money from students, for enrolment companies to earn brokerage fees, and for incapable students to get bachelor degrees like other normal students of the schools. The enrolment companies The ad pieces about enrolling students who register to study at universities as their second choice (the students who fail the exams to enter the registered universities, can … [Read more...] about Special training mode allows incapable students to get university degrees?