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Top legislator stresses greater autonomy for universities

Politics

Top legislator stresses greater autonomy for universities

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan stressed the importance of greater autonomy for Vietnamese universities to help them meet international standards and integrate globally while meeting with lecturers and students of the Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City on September 4 on the occasion of the new 2018-2019 academic year.

Experts slam Vietnam’s air pollution

Health

Experts slam Vietnam’s air pollution

Vietnam has an increasing incidence of respiratory diseases, with the World Health Organisation (WHO) repeatedly issuing warnings that it is among the most air-polluted countries in the Asia-Pacific region, according to health 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.