South Korea police officers are searching for 164 Vietnamese students enrolled at Incheon National University’s Korean Language School after they have not shown up in class for 15 days, Korean media reported. According to the Yonhap News Agency, the university reported the case to police on Tuesday in accordance with a law mandating universities to report foreign students skipping classes for 15 days. The students are among 1,900 Vietnamese students on a one-year Korean language training program at the university. According to the school, the program began four months ago. Police believe the missing students’ purpose of coming to South Korea was to get a job after learning Korean for a short time. The school has informed the immigration department about the students’ absence. South Korean residence law requires universities to report to police if foreign students leave school for more than 15 days, according to Yonhap. “To come to Korea to study short-term … [Read more...] about 164 Vietnamese students reported ‘missing’ in South Korea: media
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The second Vietnamese Coffee Day will run from December 9 to 11 in Gia Nghĩa Town, Đắk Nông Province to boost the sustainable development of the coffee industry and increase the value of coffee products.—Photo tuoitre.vn HÀ NỘI — The second Vietnamese Coffee Day will run from December 9 to 11 in Gia Nghĩa Town, Đắk Nông Province to boost the sustainable development of the coffee industry and increase the value of coffee products. The coffee day will be an opportunity for local and foreign companies to learn about the market and share their experience in production, processing and trading coffee, he said. They could also use the event to find partners and advertisers. This event expects to attract the participation of representatives from ministries, sectors, provinces – especially localities producing coffee – embassies in Việt Nam, global and regional coffee organisations as well as coffee … [Read more...] about Coffee Day to open in Đắk Nông
Three young Vietnamese women were lauded for their effort by former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama when they met in the southern province of Long An on Monday. The meeting at Can Giuoc High School in Long An was part of Obama’s trip to Vietnam with American actress Julia Roberts to spotlight girls’ education on behalf of the Obama Foundation’s Girls Opportunity Alliance. They were joined by Vietnamese-American actress Lana Condor, Vietnamese actress Ngo Thanh Van, American news personality Jenna Hager, and American actress Liza Koshy. A video published on Michelle Obama's verified Facebook account on December 9, 2019 about her trip to Long An, Vietnam the same day. At the event, Obama and Roberts listened to the life stories of the Vietnamese women who were the scholarship winners of Room to Read, a program that works to help female students pursue education. The former first lady praised the young women for their effort in overcoming hardship in life to gain … [Read more...] about Who are the women Michelle Obama praised in Vietnam?
Nation Ex-Party chief of Ha Giang Province faces disciplinary action for exam fraud By Thanh Thom Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019,15:43 (GMT+7) Ex-Party chief of Ha Giang Province faces disciplinary action for exam fraudBy Thanh Thom Trieu Tai Vinh, then-Party Secretary of Ha Giang Province in northern Vietnam – PHOTO: NA HCMC – Former Party Secretary of northern Ha Giang Province Trieu Tai Vinh could be subject to disciplinary action following the exam fraud uncovered there in 2018, when his daughter’s scores were illegally enhanced in the 2018 national high school examination. The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission released their conclusions on Monday after its meeting, held in the capital city of Hanoi from December 4 to 6. The commission found that the 51-year-old Vinh must be held accountable for the violations and shortcomings in his leadership, inspection, oversight and management of … [Read more...] about Ex-Party chief of Ha Giang Province faces disciplinary action for exam fraud
Representatives from the embassies of ASEAN countries in Vietnam attend a seminar to discuss the agenda for the World Economic Forum on ASEAN 2018 (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The World Economic Forum on ASEAN (WEF ASEAN) 2018 will take place in Hanoi from September 11-13 under the theme “ASEAN 4.0: Entrepreneurship and the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. Ahead of the event, diplomats shared their viewpoints on the organisation of the WEF ASEAN as well as the opportunities and challenges for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) amid Industry 4.0. Malaysian Ambassador to Vietnam Zamruni Khalid expressed his support for Vietnam hosting the forum, as the country has experience in organising successfully the APEC Year 2017. Vietnam will be successful in organising the WEF ASEAN, he believed. While evaluating opportunities and challenges offered by Industry 4.0, he said ASEAN countries could learn from each other to promote the movement and run … [Read more...] about WEF ASEAN meets common concerns of regional countries and beyond