World

ASEAN ready to work with UN for development

ASEAN and its member states are determined to cooperate with each other as well as with the international community and the United Nations to address the problems facing the globe and foster peace, security and development.
Society

Typhoon victims to receive assistance

More than 56,000 people in areas hit by Typhoon Ketsana will benefit from a programme funded by “Plan in Vietnam” and “World Vision Vietnam” to be implemented from this month until June.
Society

Universities take to new training model

The Ministry of Education and Training has organised a seminar on developing training programmes under the Conceive-Design-Implement-Operate (CDIO) model in Ho Chi Minh City from Jan. 11-12 to help universities access new training methods.
Society

On-line chat held to connect OV youth

Vietnamese youths studying and working overseas had an online chat with State officials on Jan. 6 over matters of mutual concern, including how to lure young talents to contribute to the nation’s development.
Society

Khmer kids learn native tongue

Khmer ethnic minority students in Soc Trang province in the Mekong Delta have been learning with their native language as well as Vietnamese from primary to secondary education.
Business

VDC to upgrade broadband Internet service in 2010

The VNPT-run Vietnam Data Communications Company (VDC) will increase its broadband Internet capacity to over 100 Gpbs by the end of 2010 to consolidate the leading position held by its MegaVNN service in Vietnam, said a company representative.
ASEAN education forum opens in Hanoi Society

ASEAN education forum opens in Hanoi

Representatives from seven ASEAN teachers associations and 13 international organisations attended the 25 th ASEAN Council of Teachers (ACT) Convention in Hanoi on Dec. 11.
Society

UN urges investment in teachers for learning society in Vietnam

The United Nations has called on Vietnam to set up strategies on the development and management of teachers to provide enough qualified and devoted instructors for remote areas to meet the national target the universalisation of junior secondary education by 2010.