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Vietnam makes biotechnology progress

Sci-Tech

Vietnam makes biotechnology progress

Vietnam’s rapid progress in research and application of biotechnology in agriculture is contributing to the country’s goals for green growth and farmers’ demands, according to experts.

Tertiary crisis: are more students’ copping out?

Society

Tertiary crisis: are more students’ copping out?

In Vietnam, getting into a university has been described as a national obsession and getting admission seen as a cut-throat competition. However, despite getting through such a tough initiation, more students are failing to stay in college until graduation, and the steady increase in their numbers is worrying educators.

Planner suggests ’twin city’ model for HCM City

Society

Planner suggests ’twin city’ model for HCM City

Ho Chi Minh City should develop a “twin city” model, which would divide the metropolis into two urban areas, a western and an eastern one, to allow each part to properly develop, said Dr Vo Kim Cuong, former deputy chief architect of HCM City.

Southern provinces need stronger links

Business

Southern provinces need stronger links

Provinces and cities in the Southern Key Economic Region should strengthen their linkages to enable the region to capitalise on its development potential, a recent seminar heard in HCM City.