In comparison with other schools in the world, there is a big gap. A Vietnamese student pays VND16.2 million averagely according to the Ministry of Education and Training’s statistics in 2017 while their peers in the South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and Thailand pay from tens to hundreds of million dong a year. … [Read more...] about Public universities struggle to ensure training quality
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It would be acceptable for Hanoi-Amsterdam to be a private school, where wealthy parents pay high fees for high-quality education services, or to be a normal state-owned school, which receives funding from the state like all other state-owned schools and provides outstanding education services, he believes. The problem is that schools for the gifted receive 2.5-2.7 times more money from the state than other state-owned schools. … [Read more...] about Is it time to remove schools for the gifted in Vietnam?
The Australian Government provides more than A$70 million (US$48.7 million) in official development assistance to Việt Nam every year with the intention of helping Việt Nam achieve its socio-economic and development aspirations. Our assistance places an emphasis on economic reform, human resource development, private sector engagement, climate change, gender equality and innovation. This week, we redirected A$10.5 million of this assistance towards mitigating the negative impacts of COVID-19 on the economy and Vietnamese lives and livelihoods. … [Read more...] about Australia and Việt Nam: tackling the shared challenges of COVID-19
The first reported cases of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has now infected over eight million people and killed around 439,000, were in China's Wuhan City in December last year. Several reports, including from WHO, had pointed to a wet market in the city as a potential, unverified source for the initial outbreak. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s bat farms, rat trade sites represent high coronavirus transmission risk: study