Girls are not wild swans: a lesson in child rearing
There is a long tradition in Việt Nam that adults are always right and children have a responsibility to listen and obey unconditionally. However, things are changing.
After dinner, Nguyễn Minh Trang, 30, allows her five-year-old daughter, Daisy (her nickname), uses her tablets in 20 minutes to learn English.
An incident recorded at an eatery for low-income people in District 1 of HCM City last week has raised discussion on the attitudes towards becoming independent of Vietnamese university students.
As the equitisation process of the Việt Nam Feature Film Studio (VFS) came to a conclusion earlier this year, it was a bitter moment when filmmakers and fans of the studio learned that the VFS’s brand value was determined at zero Vietnamese dong.
We might need to increase our population’s growth rate, but the long-standing gender discrimination and disparity, in all its insidious forms, needs to be tackled firmly.
Recent book fairs in Hà Nội have not been a success in terms of using the event’s real potential.
Recently, a father of two secondary students in HCM City sent a letter to the Government asking for the dissolution of parents’ associations in schools.
Not only celebrities such as actresses and singers but key opinion leaders in social media such as bloggers could have an impact on body image these days.
It’s not easy being overweight in Việt Nam. Ruti Sinai wants Hà Nội retailers to keep not-so-thin expats in mind.
Vietnamese students with English names are not rare in English classes in Việt Nam, especially in those taught by native English speakers. But HCM City’s Education and Training Department does not approve: the department has banned the use of English names for Vietnamese students in its latest teaching guidelines for the school year, which officially took effect early this month.