Most of the buyers of bachelor’s degrees in English from Dong Do University hold important positions in state agencies, and most followed training courses to upgrade their education levels, which helped them get job promotions. The president of Dong Do University and his co-workers last week were prosecuted for selling degrees for many years. Most of the buyers of bachelor’s degrees in English from Dong Do University hold important positions in state agencies, and most followed training courses to upgrade their education levels, which helped them get job promotions. Degrees in English are the prerequisite condition for anyone to follow training courses for master’s degrees or a doctorate. However, the degree holders don’t have real knowledge. Dong Do University has not been allowed to train students to grant bachelor’s degree in English as dual degree. But the school still continues enrolling students for the training courses. The tuition was … [Read more...] about How did Dong Do University sell bachelor’s degrees?
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Terracotta pots are lined up by a furnace in Phổ Khánh Commune in central Quảng Ngãi Province. The province plans to recognise the brand ownership for the trade. — VNS Photo Công Thành QUẢNG NGÃI — The central province will recognise the brand ownership for the pottery craft of Phổ Khánh Commune in Đức Phổ District in order to promote the preservation of the centuries-old trade. Chairman of the communal People’s Committee Phạm Kim Oanh confirmed the news to Việt Nam News, saying the trade was derived from the Sa Huỳnh Culture (from 2,500 to 3,000 years ago), and is preserved by local potters. He said three major potteries with 50 potters in the commune are producing terracotta products. “We have completed the recognition of the trade for prolonged preservation. The pottery commune was included in the provincial Lý Sơn-Sa … [Read more...] about Pottery trade to recognise brand ownership
Patients in Việt Nam with respiratory problems will benefit from a programme signed yesterday between the Health Ministry’s Medical Service Administration (MSA) and AstraZeneca in Việt Nam.– VNS Photo Thanh HảiViet Nam News HÀ NỘI – Patients in Việt Nam with respiratory problems will benefit from a programme signed on Wednesday between the Ministry of Health’s Medical Service Administration (MSA) and AstraZeneca Việt Nam. The US$1-million programme is part of the ‘Healthy Lung’ initiative of AstraZeneca that aims to improve the quality of outpatient management of asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in nine countries in Asia. Việt Nam is the first country to implement the programme. It will be executed by the MSA in collaboration with AstraZeneca Việt Nam, the Việt Nam Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Association, Việt Nam Respiratory Society and the HCM … [Read more...] about Programme to improve management of asthma, COPD patients
A doctor performs surgery on a TB patient at the National Lung Hospital in Hà Nội. — Photo courtesy of the National Lung Hospital Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — A short message service (SMS) campaign is being held from March 10 to May 5, 2019 to mobilise financial sources to help needy Tuberculosis patients in Việt Nam. The event is a joint effort of the National Lung Hospital, the National Tuberculosis Prevention Programme, the Patients Support Foundation to End Tuberculosis (PASTB) and the National Humanitarian Information Portal 1400. People can support the programme by texting “TB” to 1402. Each text message will contribute VNĐ18,000 (US$0.79) to the fund. PASTB will use the collected money to provide health insurance cards, examinations and treatments to TB patients and help them to integrate back into the community after successful treatment. Organisations and individuals can also donate by transferring money directly to … [Read more...] about SMS campaign launched to help TB patients
Professor Nguyen Phuong Nga, Director of the Centre for Education Accreditation, talks to VietTimes online newspaper on the need to have effective measures to ensure fairness for all students sitting examinations. Dong Do University in Hanoi. — Photo vietnamplus.vn What requirements do universities have to meet when teaching post-graduate students? A key objective of Viet Nam’s Law on Higher Education in 2012 is to reform and regulate higher education in order to develop human resources for the nation to move towards a knowledge-based economy. The training of students for their second degree was mentioned in Decision No.22/2001 issued by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), and the validity of that decision remains the same. The 2012 Law on Higher Education allows institutions to manage their academic affairs within the curriculum set by the Ministry of Education and Training. The law also allows them to choose the education quality accreditation agency … [Read more...] about Ensuring a fair playing field in academia