nCoV-triggered school closures a headache for parents Society

nCoV-triggered school closures a headache for parents

An abrupt decision to close all schools in more than two dozen localities to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus late on February 2 night has caught parents off guard, forcing many to desperately seek for an alternative to their children’s daycare.
Vu Lan festival - a good deed Videos

Vu Lan festival - a good deed

The 15th day of the 7th lunar month is known as Vu Lan festival which is dedicated to both parents who living and those who have passed away. This year the festival falls on August 15.
Vietnam’s Consumer Confidence Index hits record high Business

Vietnam’s Consumer Confidence Index hits record high

Vietnam had the world’s second highest score in the consumer confidence index in the third quarter of 2018, according to the latest data of the Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey and Nielsen announced on December 18.
Rainbow flag movements make inroads in Vietnam Society

Rainbow flag movements make inroads in Vietnam

The rainbow colours, a widely-recognized symbol of LGBT people, have become popular among Vietnamese and it is not uncommon to see rainbow flags pinned to shirts and on car bumpers in the country.
Hanoi parents race for pre-school admissions Society

Hanoi parents race for pre-school admissions

Hundreds of parents have joined lucky draws to get a place for their kids at State-owned pre-schools, especially in Hanoi’s new urban areas, due to the severe shortage of public facilities there.
Parents urged to give kids a summer break Society

Parents urged to give kids a summer break

Many parents in Hanoi have forced their children to take on extra classes to revise and prepare for the coming academic year in spite of the city’s ban on additional schooling in June and July.