Founded in 2018, the BUV scholarship fund aims to give students the opportunity to study UK undergraduate and graduate programmes in an international-standard educational environment right in Vietnam. In 2020, BUV officially raised the value of the scholarship fund to VND40 billion ($1.74 million) with hundreds of scholarships. 2020 is also the first year BUV has awarded the UK Ambassador Scholarship, a full scholarship worth VND800 million ($34,780). … [Read more...] about BUV kicks off $1.74 million scholarship fund
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“Ba Be” means “three lakes”. It is at the confluence of three rivers. At eight kilometers in length with 500 hectares of water surface, Ba Be is one of Vietnam’s largest natural freshwater lakes. The jade-green lake sits 150 meters above sea level, where it enjoys mild temperatures all year round. … [Read more...] about Ba Be Lake, a jade of Vietnam’s northeastern mountains
Most of all it gave Hun Sen something he has wanted for a long time; a chance to repair relations with the US. These were badly frayed three years ago when the opposition leader Kem Sokha, who looked on course to beat Hun Sen in the 2018 election, was arrested and accused of plotting, with US backing, to overthrow the government. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How did Cambodia’s cruise ship welcome go wrong?
Vietnam sees positive signs in fight against COVID-19 Vietnam has seen positive signs in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), heard a meeting of the national steering committee for prevention and control of the disease on February 17. … [Read more...] about Hanoi tightens supervision to detect COVID-19 cases
Sadly, certain recruitment websites like http://jesc.com.vn/ or http://vlhcm.vieclamvietnam.gov.vn/ run by state organizations have revealed their unacceptable slowness in updating information, making them less appealing to job seekers. The official website http://www.vieclamhcm.net/ by the HCMC Employment Service Center – a member of the HCMC Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs – only has 15 posts for jobs in Feb 2020, which obviously cannot meet the high demands of job finders in such a large city. … [Read more...] about Online recruitment witnessing impressive increase in HCMC