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?
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The visitors joined the students in a life-skills training session where the girls practiced perseverance, critical thinking, negotiating, and leadership skills. Former US First Lady Michelle Obama accompanied by actresses Julia Roberts and Vietnamese-born Lana Condor and “Today Show” co-host Jenna Bush Hager were in Vietnam early this week to promote girls' education to help reach their full potential. Former US first lady Michelle Obama stands for a photo with female students at Can Giuoc High School in Long An province, Vietnam on Dec 9. Photo: AP On Monday [December 9], the visitors talked with girls at a high school in the Mekong Delta province of Long An to listen to the students talk about their schoolwork and challenges. The visitors talk with students. Photo: AP The visitors also joined the students in a life-skills training session where the girls practiced perseverance, critical thinking and negotiating and leadership skills that … [Read more...] about Michelle Obama, Julia Roberts promote girls’ education in Vietnam
Some defendants in the exam cheating scandal said that VND1 billion was paid for each ‘exam score fabrication’. Tuoi Tre newspaper reported that Tran Xuan Yen, former deputy director of Son La Education and Training Department, said a defendant in the exam score scandal in the province declared that it was the department director who gave him information about eight examinees and told him to get the exam papers of the students to manipulate scores. Tran Xuan Yen (white shirt) is arrested Regarding the ‘cost’ of score fabrication, Yen said one had to pay VND1 billion to raise the total exam score of three exam subjects to the wanted levels. Yen was ‘in charge’ of 13 students, Nguyen Thi Hong Nga,16, while Dang Huu Thuy, vice rector of To Hieu High School in Son La City, was responsible for four examinees and Lo Van Huynh, head of the quality assurance division, for 7. Tran Xuan Yen, former deputy director of Son La Education and Training … [Read more...] about Exam cheating scandal: how much did one score adjustment cost?
Home Over 410 Vinh Long students compete in football, basketball tournaments By Hung Le Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019,15:43 (GMT+7) Over 410 Vinh Long students compete in football, basketball tournamentsBy Hung Le A basketball match in the tournaments - PHOTO: COURTESY OF NESTLÉ HCMC – Over 410 students from primary and high schools in Vinh Long Province competed in a football and basketball tournaments organized by Nestlé’s MILO brand on December 8. This was the first time the MILO Cup had been held in this Mekong Delta province to promote sporting activities among local students and to look for talents for the provincial and national basketball and football teams. The event saw 16 male football teams and 22 male and female basketball teams competing. Prior to the tournaments, trainers of the HCMC Basketball Association provided a training session for over 60 teachers of primary and high schools in Vinh … [Read more...] about Over 410 Vinh Long students compete in football, basketball tournaments
As scheduled, Former U.S President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama visit the Southeast Asian country from December 8 to 11 in the framework of visits to some Asian nations. They visited Vietnam to talk about the Girls Opportunity Alliance under the Obama Foundation which help to fight against illiteracy amongst juvenile girls and women from the grass root by creating chances for them to grasp and pursuit their dreams through education. In the reception, Chief Nhan welcomed the former US President’s visit affirming that the visit has shown former US President and his wife’s deep concern to the bilateral relation generally and Vietnam’s growth particularly. Since the two countries have normalized the diplomatic relations, leaders of Vietnam and the US have paid more visits especially General Secretary of the Communist Party Nguyen Phu Trong’s first visit to the US in 2015 and Barack Obama’s official visit to Vietnam as the President of the US in … [Read more...] about HCMC Party Chief Nhan receives former US President Barack Obama