A seminar to improve collaboration between universities of Vietnam and the Philippines was held on November 6 in the northern province of Thai Nguyen.

Attendees were representatives from the Philippine Embassy in Vietnam along with nearly 40 lecturers and scientists from universities and colleges of the Philippine Association of Board Secretaries of State Colleges and Universities (PABSSCU) and Thai Nguyen province.

At the event, participants discussed the partnership between the Thai Nguyen University and Philippine State colleges and universities, management methods, and prospects for cooperation expansion.
The biannual seminar aims to highlight the role of PABSSCU in the regional university system as well as consolidate cooperation between the two countries via international educational partnership programmes, scientific research and exchanges of students and lecturers.

The first event was organised in Singapore in 2011.-VNA