Primary and secondary schools in Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Can Tho and HCM City, are facing challenges serving an increasing number of students for the upcoming academic year.
The Ministry of Education and Training said there were about 71,785 students more than last year. In HCM City, the number of students for the 2015-2016 school year totals 85,000, a rise of nearly 40 per cent compared to last year.
Local authorities are working to build 58 new schools and hire more teachers.
Lao Dong (The Labourer)
Students share at cultural exchange week
More than 100 students from universities and colleges of Viet Nam, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar participated in a cultural exchange organised by the HCM City Students Association this week.
During the 15-day event called Resolving Challenges, the participants have discussed and shared their experience in the fields of culture, science and environment protection.
The organiser hopes the event will help students build a better future.
Thanh Nien (Young People)
HCM City to clean up Van Thanh Canal
The HCM City's People Committee has approved Binh Thanh District to clean up the heavily polluted Van Thanh Canal which runs from Dien Bien Phu Street to the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal. Under the project, more than 800 households living on the sides of Van Thanh Canal will be moved. The households will receive support from local authorities to resettle.
Nguoi Lao Dong (Labourer)