Hanoi (VNA) - UK educational organisation Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) announced its 2021 QS World University Rankings on June 10, with the Vietnam National University (VNU) - Hanoi and VNU - Ho Chi Minh City finding places in the 801-1,000 group. The rankings feature 1,002 of the world’s most prestigious universities in 93 countries and territories, based on a methodology that assesses each institution on six metrics, including its reputation among academics and employers. There were 47 new entrants in this year’s top 1,000, while more than 5,500 universities were evaluated and considered for inclusion. MIT in the US continued its record-breaking streak at the head of the rankings, leading the way for the ninth year in a row. The big story, however, is the impressive gains made by Asian universities, with a record 26 from the region now featuring in the top 100. Singapore has two educational institutions in the top 15, while 20 Malaysian universities are in the top 1,000. … [Read more...] about Two Vietnamese universities listed in QS world rankings
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HCM City (VNA) - Promoting exports to Singapore, which has open trade mechanisms and high-quality services, is viewed as a shortcut for Vietnamese small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to send their products out to the world, according to industry insiders. At a conference held by the Ho Chi Minh City Investment and Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) on October 7, centre deputy director Tran Phu Lu said Singapore plays an important role in Southeast Asia’s economy thanks to its strategic location and high-quality human resources. As the 37th-largest economy in the world, its per capita income stood at 59,590 USD in 2019, he said, adding that as its domestic consumption relies a great deal on imports, Vietnamese SMEs could penetrate into the market, especially in the context of formidable challenges posed by COVID-19. Vice President of the Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce Ltd (Vietcham) Singapore, Phan Phi Long, said that besides traditional distribution channels like FairPrice, … [Read more...] about Singapore an important market for SMEs to reach out to the world: Insiders
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - After being named the best player of the 2020 V.League 1 season, forward Nguyen Van Quyet is favourite to take the Vietnamese Golden Ball award for the first time in his career. The 29-year-old made great contributions to Hanoi FC last season, with five goals and eight assists in the National Cup, helping his side defend their title. In the national premier league, he notched five goals and five assists to help the capital team finish second. Taking a look at some more advanced statistics shows just how important Quyet was to his team. As well as playing all 20 league matches in the season cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, Quyet had 55 key passes in the season to lead the league by nine. Most tellingly, Quyet also participated in 20 out of the 37 attacks that led to a goal for Hanoi. With these great contributions, Quyet overcame luminaries like Nguyen Cong Phuong, Nguyen Quang Hai and Bui Tien Dung to be named the league's top player and step towards winning … [Read more...] about Striker Nguyen Van Quyet dreams of Golden Ball award
Free trade agreement: In June, Vietnam ratified a free trade agreement with the European Union (EVFTA), becoming the second Southeast Asian state to do so with the 27-country bloc. In mid-November, Hanoi played host to an ASEAN summit where the world’s largest trade pact the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed and the country is a signatory. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
A group of drug users sit down with their drinks and drugs in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Tung Nguyen / Tuoi Tre In recent years, many other ‘flying girls’ have also got to earn tens of millions of Vietnamese dong a night when rich men feel like splashing their money to prove themselves. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese bar girls go on wild sex parties for money despite heavy toll on health