Updated  
July, 18 2011 09:27:16

Vietnamese students win five medals at Int'l Physics Olympiad

HA NOI — Vietnamese students brought home five medals from the 42 nd International Physics Olympiad that took place in Thailand from July 8-18.

Nguyen Huy Hoang, a 12th grader from the Phan Boi Chau Gifted Senior High School in the central province of Nghe An, bagged one of the golds, the Department of Examinations and Education Quality Assessment said.

Hoang's classmate, 12th grader Nguyen Dinh Hoi, and 12th grader Hoang Le Phuong from the Le Quy Don Gifted Senior High School in the central city of Da Nang, secured silvers.

Two others from Thanh Hoa central province and HCM City took home bronze medals.

At the 22nd International Biological Olympiad held in Taiwan, the Vietnamese team also won three bronze medals. — VNS

Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs 2    Woman steps up in fight to tackle drugs

Since for Le Thi Nga "to live is to give," she thought nothing about joining the neighbourhood watch in her fourth quarter in District 1's Cau Kho Ward in 2009.

Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading 1    Tan Son Nhat Airport on verge of overloading

HCM City's Tan Son Nhat Airport will be stretched beyond capacity in the next two years, making construction of the new Long Thanh airport in Dong Nai Province more urgent than ever, experts warn.

BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment BIDV teams up with Japanese banks to facilitate investment

The Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two Japanese banks, namely Minato Bank and the Bank of Yokohama (BOY).

My Lai survivor writes book 1    My Lai survivor writes book

Pham Thanh Cong, 57, was one of only a dozen survivors of 1968's infamous My Lai massacre. More than four decades later, he has written a book about the mass murder, in which American soldiers killed 504 unarmed civilians.

Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest 1    Imported brews, grub at Ha Noi's Oktoberfest

A celebration of Germany's Oktoberfest will be held in Ha Noi on Thursday and Friday.