VietNamNet Bridge - The Education Publishing House has finally stated that it will not raise textbook prices for the 2019-2020 academic year. At first, the Education Publishing House announced that the textbook price would increase by 30 percent but then changed its mind. Analysts believe that the final decision was made following intervention by the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) which sent an urgent dispatch to the publishing house. The Education Publishing House has complained about losses from textbook publication for many years. It has had to pay more for its workforce, printing house and transportation, but has not received financial support from the state. Parents have been warned that the publishing house will try to raise textbook prices, sooner or later. RELATED NEWS New policy may make it more difficult to control textbook market Price of textbooks to remain same for 2018-19 school year Mai Chi … [Read more...] about Education Publishing House will not raise textbook prices
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Education Publishing House: is it making a profit or taking a loss? The controversy continues. VietNamNet Bridge - The Education Publishing House (EPH) reported that it incurs a loss of VND40 billion each year in printing and distributing textbooks. Publishing is carried out in accordance with the Education and Publishing Laws However, its financial report shows that it makes a profit of VND150 billion, though textbooks account for 60 percent of revenue. In principle, textbooks, after being compiled and edited, must get approval from an inspection team before they are signed into publishing by Minister of Education and Training The content of textbooks must not be amended without the education ministry’s approval. The content of textbooks has remained unchanged since 2002-2008, when the textbooks were first published. US$1=VND22,000 RELATED NEWS New policy may make it more difficult to control textbook market Is there a new battle for textbook market share? Kim Chi … [Read more...] about Education Publishing House: is it making a profit or taking a loss? The controversy continues.
The Gioi (World) Publishing House and its partner Dinh Ti Books Company have recalled all picture books titled “Wow! Amazing Secrets for students,” after many readers spotted them carrying the bogus map. The nine-dash line is something conjured up by China to lay bogus claim to huge swathes of the East Sea, also known as the South China Sea. The line violates Vietnam’s sovereignty over its waters, including two archipelagoes. The book, published in March last year, includes 12 volumes dedicated to secondary and high school students. However, many parents found one of its volumes containing the controversial nine-dash line. Doan Tran Lam, editor-in-chief of the publishing house, admitted to the mistake and asked its partner to withdraw all the distributed books nationwide and refund customers. “The book conveyed good messages for students but it included an “extremely tiny” illustrative map with the controversial nine-dash line, and editors and … [Read more...] about Vietnam publishing house recalls picture books with bogus Chinese map
The meeting took place in Hanoi on March 15. (Photo for illustration) From 2015 to 2017, the publisher organized three literary composition camps whose topics focused on the armed forces and revolutionary war. As a result, nearly 70 manuscripts were collected. Some of them have been published and greeted with big applause. Especially, the novel “Mua do” (Red Rain) by writer Chu Lai won a 2016 Award of the Vietnamese Writers’ Association. It is worth noting that more than 10 compositions published by the People’s Army Publishing House last year won different prestigious prizes. In the coming time, the publisher plans to organize more composition camps and support typical writers to debut more valuable works. Translated by Mai Huong … [Read more...] about Military publishing house gathers outstanding authors
06/04/2014Culture - Sports UNESCO book honours late President Ho Chi Minh A UNESCO book honouring late President Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamâs national liberation hero, has been released by the National Political Publishing House. 28/06/2013Society Laos honours Vietnamâs publishing house The Lao State has awarded the Labour Order, Labour Medal and certificates of merit to the Vietnam National Political Publishing House and some of its officials in recognition of their contributions and support for the Lao National Publishing House. 24/06/2013Politics Vietnam, Laos increase publication cooperation The Vietnam National Political Publishing House and the Lao National Publishing House signed a cooperation agreement in Hanoi on June 20. 20/05/2013Society Vietnam builds office for Lao publishing house The Vietnam National Political Publishing House has helped build an office building for the Lao National Publishing House in Vientiane. 10/04/2013Society Local … [Read more...] about National Political Publishing House Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)