Suffering inborn brain damage, causing frequent limbs, mouth and tongue convulsion, with his dogged determination to pursue education, Phan Tich Thien, 25, will receive his Bachelor degree in Sociology on November 14 at last. Thien said thanks to words of encouragements of people around him including friends, his home teacher and the principal of the senior high school, Thien decided to continue pursuing his higher education. He burst into tears as Ho Chi Minh City-based Van Hien University admitted him regardless of his disabilities. That was 2015. During his four years in the university, Thien has always been an active member and acted as a bridge in the class. He joined in MC club with the help of teachers so as to manage his breath in talks and presentations. He also joined in Ambassador club to inspire high schoolers. Thien shared that he has never expected to achieve a Bachelor degree. Upon his graduation, he expressed his hope to find out an appropriate job as well as to share … [Read more...] about Inspiring story of Vietnamese disabled young man
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Many universities in the country are tying up with the corporate sector to organise campus interviews for their students. Hong Bang International University organised a campus interview on Thursday with 40 companies looking to hire more than 200 candidates. Hong Bang International University saw one on Thursday with 40 companies looking to hire more than 200 candidates. The HCM City University of Technology had organised one on April 10 with companies seeking to fill 500 non-technical vacancies. Many IT companies held campus interviews at the University of Engineering and Technology under the Viet Nam National University Ha Noi on April 6. At the campus interviews, students are not only interviewed by the companies but also given instructions on how to make their CV attractive to employers. Tran Diem Thuy, a student at Hong Bang International University, told Viet Nam News she hoped to find a part-time job. Assoc Prof Dr Ho Thanh Phong, the university's rector, said: “Job … [Read more...] about Campus interviews becoming popular method of recruitment in Vietnam
Nguyễn Thảo Early in the morning, in a traditional house on stilts of the Ê Đê ethnic minority in the Central Highlands province of Đắk Lắk, dozens of people sit silently and look at small coffee filters, watching small drops of coffee fall into glasses. It's a normal scene every morning in the café run by Kpin Niê H’đơk at his family’s house in Alê A Village, Ea Tam Ward, Buôn Ma Thuột City. The house also has a big garden with trees and offers various coffee products to tourists. People sing and drink at a cafe in a traditional long house of an ethnic Ê Đê family in Buôn Ma Thuột City. Photos baodaklak.vn “Many people come to our café to see ancient architecture and experience living space of our group,” Kpin told Tiền Phong (Vanguard) newspaper. “Due to urbanisation, many long traditional houses made of wood of our … [Read more...] about Wake up and smell the traditional cafe
She returned to Vietnam in August after Chinese authorities raided and deported undocumented immigrants. More about how she returned later. Cut to the present. In a countryside garment factory in the northern Bac Giang Province, Bien sits beside a bunch of red cloth bags. Around her dozens of other workers are making bags on sewing machines, but not Bien: Her job is to affix the company label on the bags, and she gets less than VND100,000 ($4.32) a day for it. She was given that job after failing to learn sewing despite eight days of training at the factory. "It's too difficult, I can't sew," she says. Bien is one of many Vietnamese trafficking victims rescued from China who returned lost, damaged, with little assurance their life would ever go back to the normal old days. Before being trafficked to China, she had been quite resourceful, working her family's rice field in Dong Lo Commune in Bac Giang while also attending a babysitting class. On October 2, 1991, when she was 23, Bien … [Read more...] about The plight of human trafficking survivors: Back from hell but to what?