VietNamNet Bridge – A video clip featuring a teacher in a secondary school in HCM City giving cash rewards to students has gone viral. Illustrative image. – File photo Du Thi Lan Huong, a guest teacher of Chu Van An Secondary School, appeared with some bundles of cash, awarding the money to a long line of students who gained scores of 6.5 points or more in their exams. The students looked joyful and excited. According to Huong’s rule, students would show their test papers as proof, and receive VND20,000 ($0.8) for each. This is not the first time the teacher has given such bonuses to her students. Previously, she offered VND2,000-3,000 ($0.08-0.13) for those who scored at least 8 points in their exams. The amount of money is small and was used as a way of praising students and encouraging them to study harder in upcoming tests. The clip has received thousands of shares and comments from the public, mostly showing their interest and … [Read more...] about Cash rewards for studying?
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“I want to become the world’s number-one ball-juggling artist,” a Hanoian autistic teenager has said. Nguyen Khoi Nguyen holds a bottle on his head while riding a unicycle and juggling eight balls at Tam Viet Centre Nguyen Khoi Nguyen was recognised in 2017 by the Vietnam Records Organisation (Vietkings) for holding a bottle on his head while riding a unicycle and juggling eight balls for longer than any other Vietnamese who has attempted to do so. Nguyen, now 17, was diagnosed with the West syndrome at six months old and an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at three. Discrimination “My son used to fall into seizures and doctors said he would have to take medication his whole life,” Nguyen The Hiep, Nguyen’s father told Vietnam News Agency. Hiep and his wife went to different hospitals to seek answers to their son’s situation and the doctors all said the same thing. “The drugs help stop the seizures, but it also makes him less … [Read more...] about Autistic Vietnamese teenager wants to conquer the world