Education and training ministry unveils new education programme
The education and training ministry (MoET) yesterday introduced a draft of the overall general education programme to collect feedback from experts and the public.
Viet Nam's Minister of Education and Training Pham, Vu Luan, and New Zealand's Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Steven Joyce, signed a university education co-operation agreement this morning.
A Korean corporation has opened a centre to provide training courses on information technology to Vietnamese people with disabilities, with the aim of helping them find jobs.
Ninety students from Francophone universities in Cambodia, China, Mongolia and Thailand, besides Viet Nam will take part in the Francophone summer school at Ha Noi University till August 8.
Railway accidents increased during the first three months this year compared with the same period last year, according to Viet Nam Railway under the Ministry of Transport.
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.
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.
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.

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It is just after seven in the evening when Nguyen Minh Trung gets home. It's been a long day, more than 12 hours, in fact, and he's exhausted.

Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh Mountains of coal sludge still threat to lives in Quang Ninh

Wiping sweat from his forehead, 36-year-old Trinh Duc Sang took big strides along a road covered with muddy coal sludge and dirt to the place that was his home until just three weeks ago. He climbed a rickety ladder that buckled under his weight to reach his neigh-bour's house overlooking a creek. From there, he crossed into his old home.

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Pham Ba Lu swore thousands of times that he "would not live under the same sky as the United States".

Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA Mental disorders affect 10% of Viet Nam's population: MoLISA

Nearly 9 million people in Viet Nam, or 10 per cent of the population, suffer from mental disorders, including 2.5 per cent with serious mental illnesses under social protection.

Planning sector needs much simplification Planning sector needs much simplification

Over the years, a total of 71 legal documents and ordinances and 73 decrees have been enacted by the National Assembly and the Government to regulate planning in Viet Nam.