The Ministry of Education Training has revealed a draft plan to spend up to VNĐ12 trillion (US$533 million) to train 9,000 PhD holders for Việt Nam by 2025, which has immediately stirred public outcry for its impracticality and waste of resources.
This week is Antibiotic Awareness Week (AAW). The main take away message is seek expert advice to use antimicrobials responsibly.
Several Vietnamese friends had shared their experience of being sexually harassed or abused on Twitter and Facebook, using the hashtag Me Too (#Metoo).
Whatever the merits or demerits of the recent brouhaha over a PhD dissertation, the time is opportune to take a seriously critical look at some post-graduate academic practices and “traditions” in the country.
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Knee-jerk responses to social media flak is not good governance
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is home to 40 per cent of the world’s population, 50 per cent of global trade, and 60 per cent of global GDP. Over the last quarter century, APEC has shaped and transformed the global economy and supported half a billion people in their rise out of poverty.
For the second time in two years, a proposal put forward by the Hà Nội Police Department to move Hà Nội Railway Station (HNRS) and all inter-provincial railway tracks to the suburbs has been rejected by many experts and citizens.
The many uses of biotechnology in helping to feed the world’s hungriest region – Asia and the Pacific
The fight against corruption in Việt Nam has never been this aggressive.
In what has become a regrettably familiar scenario in the country, authorities have responded belatedly to angry protests by reducing and canceling toll at yet another booth, this time in the Mekong Delta Province of Tiền Giang.
Việt Nam as a member of the United Nations (UN) and a signatory to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) supports the UN in embracing a people-centred approach to development.
Many teaching colleges have announced their minimum entrance scores and prospective teachers need just a record low of nine out of 30 to enter these teacher training institutions.
There are many positive instances of administrative reforms where procedures and time taken to get certificates and documents have been reduced considerably, but the best of administrative reforms will fall short if civil servants do not behave with the clear understanding they are there to serve the public.
Apartment residents should not suffer from troubles as a consequence of investors’ violations
Two hundred years after the discovery of vaccine by the English physician Edward Jenner, immunisation can be credited with saving approximately 9 million lives a year worldwide.
Earlier this month, the Environment Minister said “we can’t dump waste into the sea.”