Great expectations for new education reforms Society

Great expectations for new education reforms

Vietnam News Agency reporters spoke to experts about both the prospects and challenges of a resolution on the fundamental and comprehensive reform of education and training adopted by the Communist Party of Vietnam's Central Committee earlier this month.
Society

"I went through nearly half a century with Meet Vietnam"

Vietnamese-French Professor Tran Thanh Van, the third Asian physicist that has been granted in 2012 the Tate Medal by the American Institute of Physics, has worked assiduously to create a number of reputable meetings among the world’s famous scientists during the last five decades. He talked to Nhan Dan newspaper.
Business

Latest reactor generation for Ninh Thuan 1

The Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM has been selected as the technology provider for Vietnam’s Ninh Thuan 1 Nuclear Power Plant. In an interview with the Vietnam Economic News Online, Director of Investment Programs at Rosatom S. A. Boyarkin said Generation III+ nuclear reactor was the leading safety technology.
PM: Military Zone 7 do more to deserve local trust Politics

PM: Military Zone 7 do more to deserve local trust

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has appealed to the armed forces of Military Zone 7 to continue working hard on its range of assigned tasks so as to deserve the trust of the Ho Chi Minh City authorities and people.
Textbooks should be more practical Society

Textbooks should be more practical

School curricula and textbooks need to be geared more towards practical knowledge rather than theory, said experts at a recent meeting held by the National Assembly Committee for Culture, Education, Youth and Children.
No Tobacco Day marked in Hanoi Health

No Tobacco Day marked in Hanoi

The Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisation jointly held a meeting in Hanoi on May 25 to mark the World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and launch the National No Tobacco Week (May 25-31).
Business

Little action on WTO integration

Vietnamese companies are facing increasingly fierce competition from foreign firms and were starting to lose a foothold on home turf.
Society

Kids make film to fight smoking

The three-minute film Thuoc La va Nguoi Lon (Tobacco and Adults), made by ninth graders from the Le Quy Don Secondary School in HCM City, won first prize at the fifth filmmaking contest for Vietnamese students.
Society

Cold snap prompts fears for stock

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked municipal and provincial People's Committees to take drastic measures to protect livestock from the prolonged icy weather.
State Bank takes steps to halt inflation Business

State Bank takes steps to halt inflation

Credit institutions would be asked to retain a ceiling interest rate of 14 percent per year on dong deposits to stabilise the country's monetary market and reduce the risk of inflation, said State Bank of Vietnam Governor Nguyen Van Giau on Dec. 25.
VN to play final at AFF U16 tourney Culture - Sports

VN to play final at AFF U16 tourney

Vietnam’s youth players won 1-0 over host Indonesia at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U-16 Youth Championship on September 22, securing a ticket to the final match after two consecutive victories.
HCM City reviews overseas Vietnamese work Society

HCM City reviews overseas Vietnamese work

The Political Bureau’s resolution 36 has created an essential and strong change in the public awareness that “Overseas Vietnamese are an inseparable part and resource of the Vietnamese community”.
Business

Vietnam needs to respond to trade disputes

Knowledge of trading and the law is essential for Vietnamese businesses to cope with disputes over goods exported to the US and the European Union (EU), said a senior trade official.

The Deputy Head of the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MoTI)’s Trade Promotion Department, Le Hoang Anh, stated this at a seminar entitled ‘International Trade and Foreign Investment’ in Hanoi on July 1.