Society

3.1 trillion VND allocated to develop tertiary education

The Prime Minister has asked the Ministry of Planning and Investment to collaborate with relevant ministries to allocate a 3.1 trillion VND (144.2 million USD) loan from the World Bank to improve facilities and education quality in public universities.
Asian universities talk green growth Environment

Asian universities talk green growth

Nearly a hundred representatives from 15 Asian universities gathered at a forum held on May 22 in the northern province of Quang Ninh to discuss the significance of green growth towards sustainable and harmonious development.
Society

Vietnam, Mexico universities boost ties

A delegation of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities under the Vietnam National University, Hanoi (VNU-Hanoi) is on a working visit to Mexico to seek cooperation with Mexican partners.
Sci-Tech

Tech start-up festival launches in Hanoi

Start-up opportunities will be broadened for technology aficionados and young scientists as TECHFEST Vietnam 2015, a technology start-up event, kicked off in Hanoi on May 15.
Society

Vietnam’s marine archaeology potential deemed huge

Vietnam’s maritime archaeology potential is considered vast and unexplored as the country’s seas, coastal relic sites and trade ports still house a great number of antiquities, experts said at a workshop held in Hanoi on May 7.
Sci-Tech

New testing software makes learning Vietnamese easier

Software recently released from the Vietnam National University – Hanoi (VNU-HN) aids students in familiarising themselves with the criteria and standard exam questions for Vietnamese language tests for foreign people, according to the English language news website VietNamNet Bridge.
Society

Law students join exchange with US Senate leader

Law students from the Vietnam National University – Hanoi acquired general knowledge of the US legal and judicial system at an exchange with visiting US Senate President Pro Tempore Patrick Leahy in the capital on April 17.