Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — V.League side Sông Lam Nghệ An have signed contracts with two foreigners for the 2019 season. Serbian midfielder Damir Memović and Brazilian striker Alves Dos Santos have both agreed one-year deals. Along with Michael Olaha, the team now have three international players. The 1.91m Memović will fill the hole left by national captain Quế Ngọc Hải who will play for Viettel this season. Santos, 1.82m, is expected to strengthen the team’s front line which scored only 38 goals in 26 matches last year. Sông Lam Nghệ An finished fourth with 42 points in 2018. The new season will begin next week. Sông Lam Nghệ An will host Quảng Nam in their first match at Vinh Stadium. — VNS … [Read more...] about HÀ NỘI — V.League side Sông Lam Nghệ An have signed contracts with two foreigners for the 2019 season.
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By Reuters  January 30, 2019 | 06:04 pm GMT+7 Student wear masks as they wait to be picked up, as classes in over 400 Bangkok schools have been cancelled due to worsening air pollution, at a public school in Bangkok, Thailand, January 30, 2019. Photo by Reuters/Athit Perawongmetha Choking air pollution has prompted schools to close in the Thai capital for the rest of the week. People celebrating next week’s Lunar New Year holiday were urged to curb the use of incense and fireworks. Air quality in Bangkok is hovering at unhealthy levels as the amount of hazardous dust particles known as PM 2.5 exceeded the safe level in 41 areas around the capital, according to the Department of Pollution Control. PM 2.5 is a mixture of liquid droplets and solid particles that can include dust, soot and smoke, one of the main measures of the Air Quality Index (AQI). Wednesday’s AQI was 175 at midday, according to airvisual.com, which measures levels in cities … [Read more...] about Pollution prompts Bangkok to close schools for the week
Thirty six high schools in New Zealand took part in the scholarship program in order to encourage Vietnamese talents to discover good education in New Zealand with the different scholarship levels of 100 percent, 50 percent, and 30 percent for the first school year. Vietnam is the only country to receive these scholarships, according to Education New Zealand (ENZ) aiming to strengthen the education relationship between the two countries. On the occasion, ENZ and Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training signed a Memorandum of Understanding on education cooperation. As per the Memorandum, there will be numerous cooperation programs including fresher courses and exchanges to develop skills and knowledge for Vietnamese students, teachers and education managers in New Zealand.By MINH QUAN – Translated by HAI SON Tags: New Zealand scholarships New Zealand schools Vietnamese high-schoolers Education New Zealand (ENZ) … [Read more...] about Thirty six scholarships from New Zealand schools for Vietnamese high-schoolers
’Bee Car Absorbing Harmful Wave’ by 8 year-old Đinh Quang Hưng from Hải Dương. Photos courtesy of Toyota Motor Corporation.Viet Nam News TOKYO — Việt Nam won one bronze and one encouragement prize at the 12th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest. The bronze winner was Vũ Trần Lý Diễm, 7, grade 2 of Hà Nội’s Trần Nhật Duật Primary School, for her work Dinosaur Car Against Ice-Melting in North Pole. She said “Nowadays, global warming has caused many bad impacts to our Earth with natural disasters. Thus I wish I have a dinosaur car that can be anti-melting ice in the North Pole. It would be helpful to preserve the natural habitats in that area.” Đinh Quang Hưng, 8 year-old, grade 3 of Hải Dương Province’s Nguyễn Trãi Primary School, won the encouragement prize for his work entitled Bee Car Absorbing Harmful Wave. “Wifi helps … [Read more...] about Việt Nam for the first time wins two prizes at the 12th Toyota Dream Car Art Contest
SIS secondary school students visited Danang General Hospital with Operation Smile representatives SIS primary school students at a culinary excursion at Pegasus International College SIS students taking part in the Outdoor Experiential Programme with Outward Bound Vietnam Contribution to education KinderWorld International Group has its roots in Singapore, with the 1986 establishment of Changi View Child Care Centre. In 2000, after 14 years of preschool operations experience, KinderWorld made inroads overseas and entered the Vietnamese market following the economic crash and liberalisation of the enterprise law. Leveraging the strength of the renowned Singaporean education brand, Ricky Tan established KinderWorld’s first preschool in Ho Chi Minh City. It was opened by then-Deputy Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is now Singapore’s prime minister. The opening ceremony demonstrated a positive step towards forging strong ties between Vietnam and … [Read more...] about High quality education for the region
The craft of making the colourful and elaborately decorated costumes of Red Dao women in Bac Kan province is careful and demanding process in every step, from dyeing to weaving and sewing. Red Dao women dressed in their colourful and elaborately decorated traditional costumes (Photo:qdnd.vn) Despite the advent of modernisation bringing a new breath into cultural life, the art of costume decoration has been preserved and promoted by local women. Every Red Dao girl was taught tailoring, needlework and embroidery from a very young age. Before getting married, a Red Dao ethnic woman has to complete her own traditional outfit. The traditional costumes of Red Dao women are divided into daily and ceremonial costumes, in both of them, red is an indispensable colour. In their daily lives, Red Dao women wear a blouse, trousers, belt, and headwear. A set of ceremonial costumes includes a tunic, scarf, belt, and trousers, which are lavishly embroidered with motifs and patterns. The most … [Read more...] about The art of the Red Dao people’s costume decoration
At the inaugural ceremony. (Source: VNA) Thai Nguyen (VNA) - About 300 poor elementary and secondary school students in the northern mountainous province of Thai Nguyen will have a new school named Samsung Hope School which was inaugurated on June 26. The school was opened by Samsung Electronics Vietnam (SEV) in collaboration with the Vietnam-Korea Friendship Association in Thai Nguyen and Korea Food for the Hungry International (KFHI). The school, with an investment of 22 billion VND (950,000 USD), has been built with the hope of bringing comprehensive childhood development activities to children in the province. SEV Thai Nguyen sponsored 500,000 USD, which includes the entire construction cost and the operating cost for the first year. The rest of the operating budget will be collected through sponsorship from charity organisations, donors and SEV. The project is part of Samsung’s efforts to develop the province’s young generation. It also serves as an appreciation … [Read more...] about Samsung builds school for poor students in Thai Nguyen
The competition drew the participation of ten teams competing in making and wrapping Chung cakes. After the contest, the organizers presented more than 200 Chung cakes to needy households and policy beneficiary families in the province. The program also included art performances and folk games for the participants. The event was to bring a warm Tet (Lunar New Year festival) to disadvantaged people and also cement solidarity between the troops and the people during the holiday. Participating teams making Chung cake A performance of children in Quang Yen town, Quang Ninh province Troops taking part in tug of war competition Troops of Brigade 147 and youths of its twinned unit joining a game Translated by Van Hieu … [Read more...] about Chung cake wrapping festival for the needy
According to Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) statistics, the rate of low income households throughout the country in 2017 dropped to 6.72%, a reduction of 1.51% against 2016. The reduced figure successfully met the target set out in the Prime Minister’s Decision No. 1722/QĐ-TTg. The outcome, which is the result of joint efforts of the entire Party, people and army, has motivated the country to enter a new Spring. In addition to improving the living conditions of impoverished households, the Party and State have also paid special attention to providing care for policy beneficiaries and underprivileged people. Ahead of the lunar New Year, the Government allocated approximately 38,000 tonnes of rice to the poor and those living in disaster-hit areas. Non-State sources have also been mobilised to help the disadvantaged to rise above their difficulties and integrate into the community. On the occasion, local authorities, organisations, businesses, and benefactors have also … [Read more...] about Joining hands to care for the poor and policy beneficiaries during Tet
VietNamNet Bridge - Educators believe that the restriction on the number of schools for the gifted in each province is no longer reasonable in new circumstances. Vietnam needs to have more schools to promote more talented students, he said.Under a Central Party Committee resolution, there is only one school for the gifted in every province and the model must not be applied to primary and secondary education. The Hanoi and HCMC education departments every year release documents to remind secondary schools not to organize entrance exams to find students for classes of selected students.However, a high school teacher in Hanoi commented that secondary schools still exist in reality. While local education departments state that the classes from the sixth to ninth grades at the Hanoi-Amsterdam in Hanoi and Tran Dai Nghia schools in HCMC have students whose academic achievements are just at a normal level, people still consider these as classes for gifted students. That is why the two … [Read more...] about Should Vietnam increase the number of schools for the gifted?