This is the first Espace France in Hanoi, but the fourth in Vietnam. Addressing the event, French Ambassador to Vietnam Bertrand Lortholary underlined that the development of the Espace France network in Vietnam aims to bring the two countries’ youths together and create francophone activities for local students. French Ambassador to Vietnam Bertrand Lortholary (R) at the Espace France at ULIS The Espace France will assist French language teachers of ULIS and high schools in Hanoi with in-class activities and teaching aids, support the teaching process and the management of educational projects of the French Teachers’ Association in Hanoi, provide information about overseas study in France, contribute to the operation of the Vietnamese alumni network in France, and establish a cultural and film club at ULIS. Additionally, the Espace France offers French language lovers with French books, newspapers, magazines, and new methodologies for teaching … [Read more...] about First French space in Hanoi unveiled
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The request was made by Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh, Deputy Defense Minister, head of the Vietnam inter-sectoral working group for Vietnam’s participation in UN peacekeeping operations, and Head of Defense Ministry’s Steering Committee on Vietnam’s participation in UN peacekeeping operations, at a meeting on February 18 in Hanoi. He also asked the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations (VNDPKO) and relevant units to officially debut the engineer contingent and kick-start training courses for the force in June 2019. Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh chairs the working session. According to Senior Colonel Hoang Kim Phung, VNDPKO Director, Vietnam has completed its registration to the Peacekeeping Capability Readiness System (PCRS). Accordingly, the country has registered 268 stand-by officers from the Engineer Corps, the VNDPKO, Commando Corps, Signal Corps, Department of Military Medicine, and Armored Corps to join the … [Read more...] about Preparations for deployment of Vietnamese engineers to UN peacekeeping mission reviewed
At the event The event, held on October 7-8, aimed to help students and their families learn about the French education system and study options in various fields of education, such as commerce, mechanics, politics and restaurant management as well as the country’s tourism, cuisine and culture. Additionally, the participants also took part in seminars on scholarships and English language training courses in France as well as exchanged with Vietnamese students who had previously studied in France. Translated by Van Hieu … [Read more...] about French education festival launched in HCM City
At the Youth Entrepreneurship Forum 2018 last month, Minister of Information and Communication Nguyen Manh Hung suggested that the Prime Minister should soon recognize English as the second official language of Vietnam to help startups reach out to the world. The proposal stirred a heated discussion on social media and prompted numerous professionals to pitch in with their views and opinions. While some welcomed the idea and supported widespread use of the language in Vietnam, others were wary of the cultural, legal and other implications of formalizing it as an official language. Everyone agreed that it was good to improve English use and fluency in the country, so the debate boiled down to whether declaring and using it as an official language was a feasible, practical option for Vietnam. Professor Chung Hoang Chuong, who has juggled teaching at the University of California and doing research in Vietnam, was optimistic about Vietnam having two official languages. Chuong, currently a … [Read more...] about English as an official language in Vietnam: would it work?
This is the third competition organized by Le Courrier du Vietnam (CVN), a weekly French language newspaper of the Vietnam News Agency, sponsored by the Asia Pacific Regional Office (RBAP) of the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF), the Embassies of France, Morocco, Switzerland, the Francophone University Agency (AUF) and the Wallonie-Bruxelles Mission in Hanoi. At the event. Source: nhandan.com.vn The competition, launched a year ago with the theme of “The Power of Words”, has attracted the attention and participation of Francophone students nationwide, as well as some young foreigners who are living and working in Thailand. The organizing panel selected 20 outstanding entries from 89 entries for the final round. Accordingly, Dao Phuong Loan won the first prize with her article "Vietnamese youth with negative words on Facebook". Besides, the organizers also presented one second, one third, and many other prizes for the winners. With the … [Read more...] about Young Francophone Reporters Vietnam 2018 Competition concluded