As the high school entrance and graduation exams are starting in a few weeks, final-year students at middle and high schools are as busy as a bee at back-to-back extra classes. Some students leave their extra classes and return home at 9:30 pm every day. Like her fellow students, N., a ninth grader of Tang Nhon Phu B Middle School in Thu Duc City, Ho Chi Minh City, is in crunch time. She has a very busy studying schedule. After school, she has to attend after-hours classes at a cultural fostering center and an English center. Additionally, she takes private lessons in literature and math. Her daily extra classes often end at 9:00 pm. She confessed that she felt under pressure but she had to try to get into a good high school. She encourages herself by thinking about relaxing after the exam. T., a student of Vinh Kim High School in Tien Giang Province, is also nervous about the upcoming national high school graduation examination. T. told Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper that … [Read more...] about In Vietnam, students rush to private classes as high school entrance, graduation exams near
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The working session between HCMC People’s Committee and VNu-HCMC. (Photo: SGGP) He then proposed that in the task of training high-level human resources for HCMC, the municipal authorities should introduce a suitable financial mechanism for VNU-HCMC to carry out strategies and projects to train international-level human resources in the fields of IT, AI, urban management. Director of VNU-HCMC Vu Hai Quan is delivering his speech in the meeting. (Photo: SGGP) VNU-HCMC hopes that HCMC would support its proposal to the Government and the Education & Training Ministry to establish the Health Science University and the Environment Technology University. VNU-HCMC also wishes for an appropriate mechanism by HCMC People’s Committee for it to lead certain practical research for city development, such as AI application, Agricultural and hi-tech foods, Infectious diseases. Lastly, the university wants the city or interested businesses to invest in construction a research … [Read more...] about HCMC cooperating with VNU-HCMC for sustainable development
The following is the full text of the speech. “SINCERITY, TRUST AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR A BETTER WORLD” Dear Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Ladies and gentlemen, I am very happy to visit the Center for Strategic and International Studies for the first time today, though this is far from the first time I hear of the CSIS, a top American think tank in the field of foreign strategies and policies and international issues. Seventy-seven years ago, President Ho Chi Minh, the national hero of Vietnam and great man of culture, prefaced the Declaration of Independence establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam with this untarnishable fact, “All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness.” This was the spirit enshrined within the 1776 Declaration of Independence of the United States of America; it … [Read more...] about Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at CSIS in Washington D.C.
According to the article, titled “Laos-Vietnam relations are deepening,” the visit takes place in the context that the two countries are preparing to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations (September 5, 1962 - September 5, 2022) and the 45th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (July 18, 1977 - July 18, 2022) and the Laos - Vietnam Solidarity and Friendship Year 2022. It affirmed that the visit to Laos of the high-ranking Vietnamese delegation allows the two nations to continue inheriting, cultivating and developing the great friendship, special solidarity and comprehensive relationship between the two Parties, the two States and the people of Laos and Vietnam. According to the article, Laos and Vietnam share a border of more than 2,000km, and the close relationship between the two countries has been cultivated since the historical period of national construction and defense in each country. The great friendship, … [Read more...] about Lao newspaper spotlights Vietnamese N.A. Chairman’s official visit
At the talks, the Vietnamese defense minister expressed his delight at meeting with Tea Banh, Cambodian Deputy PM, Defense Minister and co-chairing the first aforementioned exchange. General Giang emphasized the special significance of the first Vietnam-Cambodia Border Defense Friendship Exchange since the first time the two defense ministries hold a border defense friendship exchange at the defense minister level. More significantly, the exchange is held in this year which is selected to be the Vietnam - Cambodia and Cambodia - Vietnam Friendship Year and marks the 55th anniversary of the establishment of the two countries’ diplomatic ties (June 24, 1967 - 2022), and the 45th anniversary of Cambodian PM Hun Sen’s “Journey to the fall of the Pol Pot genocidal regime” (June 20, 1977 - 2022). The Vietnamese defense chief expressed his emotion when receiving sincere, warm and friendly welcome of the local people and the Cambodian Ministry of National Defense during the activities … [Read more...] about Vietnamese, Cambodian defense ministers hold talks
The May 15 event took place on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the bilateral diplomatic ties (September 5, 1962) and 45 years of the signing of the Laos - Vietnam Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (July 18, 1977). The Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Office of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee are the main investors of the project. The park is located at Dong Mak Khai which is planned to be turned into a large urban centre of Vientiane capital city. It is a symbol of the special solidarity and close-knit ties between Vietnamese and Lao Parties, States and peoples, said Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Ba Hung at the ceremony. Once operational, the park will serve as an education venue, helping young generations of Vietnam and Laos as well as international friends understand more about the good, pure relationship, he said, noting that the project also demonstrates viewpoints and guidelines of the two Parties and States on … [Read more...] about N.A. Chairman attends groundbreaking ceremony of Laos – Vietnam park