More than 300 Australian students will come to Viet Nam during the next 12 months to earn credit towards their Australian academic qualifications through clinical placements, short-term research projects and semester-based exchanges.
Apart from teaching, the extra workload of preparing syllabi, maintaining student's records and preparing for meetings is preventing teachers from improving their skills and updating their knowledge.
Tourism students in HCM City will learn more about their career options and opportunities when meeting with prospective employers under a special programme that begins today.
Viet Namese physicists shine in Denmark
Five members of the Viet Namese team competing at the 44th International Physics Olympiad, hosted by Denmark between July 5th and July 15th, will be bringing home medals.
Charity responds to Mandela Day
South Africa's Hononary Consulate in HCM City yesterday presented 100 scholarships to disadvantaged children in the city, as part of its charitable activities to mark Mandela International Day (July 18).
Four Vietnamese students won medals at the ongoing International Informatics Olympiad 2013 in Australia, according to the Ministry of Education and Training.
Students train with German companies
Fifteen students from the University of Technology and Education in northern Hung Yen Province will be offered free practical training at two German firms, Messer and B.Braun this September.
Young adults need more sex education
More than a third of young Vietnamese people have no access to contraceptives, which contributes to the high rate of unwanted pregnancies and backstreet abortions in this age group.
Another 82 high schools in HCM City will offer financial education classes as part of a soft-skills training programme for the upcoming academic year, according to the city's Department of Education and Training.
As many as 200 disadvantaged children in Ha Noi took part in a free swimming course offered by the city's Communist Youth Union and Ha Noi University of Physical Education and Sport yesterday.
Vietnamese scholars and their US partners have earned three awards under a US Government programme to fund scientific research in developing countries.

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Wild peach branches disappear as demand rises Wild peach branches disappear as demand rises

It's hard to find ancient wild peach branches on sale in the northern mountainous province of Son La, due to their overexploitation by the local people.

Flower Road to be opened today Flower Road to be opened today

The Flower Road in HCM City's Ham Nghi Street will be opened to the public at 7pm today. Viet Nam News photographer Van Dat presents different images of the Flower Road, as seen through his lens.

Vietnamese consumer confidence "largely intact": Economist Vietnamese consumer confidence "largely intact": Economist

Vietnamese consumers started 2015 with their confidence broadly unchanged after a tumultuous 2014, ANZ Bank Economist Glenn Maguire said in a recent report.

Viet Nam ranks 10th worldwide in remittances Viet Nam ranks 10th worldwide in remittances

Viet Nam was among the top 10 countries in the world with the largest amount of remittances from abroad last year, with around US$12 billion, according to the Western Union company, which handles money transfers worldwide.

Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings Viet Nam sit at 137th in world football rankings

Viet Nam jumped up four steps in international football rankings, according to FIFA's latest list.