Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Autonomy in higher education in Vietnam is facing challenges, particularly accountability and finances, according to Deputy Minister of Education and Training Hoang Minh Son. Speaking at the annual event Vietnam Education Conference, Son said that since 2014, 23 universities in Vietnam had joined a pilot programme on autonomy under a Government resolution. Most of the participating universities have made breakthroughs in their training and research, which helped improve the performance of national higher education, he said. For example, the universities had attracted more lecturers with PhD degrees, enrolled more students, launched more training programmes and the number of their studies published in international academic scientific journals increased 10 times, accounting for 45 percent of the country’s total internationally-published studies. Under the autonomy programme, the universities reported their revenue and spending increased 1.5 times … [Read more...] about Autonomy in higher education in Vietnam facing challenges
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HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Universities have developed a variety of assistance programmes to help students access higher education, including loans, scholarships, housing and food aid. Hong Bang International University in HCM City, for instance, is cooperating with Sacombank to provide preferential loans for its students. The loan term for four years of study is 10 years. Parents and students can apply for the loan at any Sacombank branch in the country. Students can also use the bank’s credit card to pay tuition fees at Hong Bang International University. They can pay in installments at the interest of zero percent within a 24 month period. Dr Ho Thanh Phong, rector of Hong Bang International University, said: “The assistance programme is expected to help students in financial difficulties, especially those caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.” “We expect Vietnam’s young … [Read more...] about Universities offer assistance to students as tuition fees increase
David Hutt said on Asia Times Financial that whether there is continuity or change to both US-Vietnam relations and Vietnam’s domestic politics is a matter of intrigue, but what is certain is that the country’s economy will likely again be the envy of the region in 2021. Hanoitimes … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
Hanoi (VNA) - The Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will host a walking tour to discover the Ba Dinh area and the ‘French Colonial Quarter’ on April 20. This English-speaking walking tour gives an overview of the changes to Hanoi that started in the French period (1869-1954). The tour will touch on the development of the education system, town planning and architecture and other aspects of past and present Hanoi. Starting at Chu Van An School (established by the French and now one of the oldest high schools in Indochina), tourists will make their way to Hanoi’s iconic Ba Dinh Square and focus on a few of the Government buildings in the area, including the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam – formerly the Lycee Albert Sarrault High School, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Then along Chua Mot Cot street and strolling the surrounding avenues passing former villas now home to embassies, the walk will take tourists to Dien Bien Phu street and … [Read more...] about Walking tour helps visitors discover Hanoi
VNPAY is the only firm in the e-payment sector with its VNPAY-QR payment solution. The VNPAY-QR code is built to fully meet the standards of international card organisations as well as "QR Code facility standards" of the State Bank of Việt Nam. Moreover, VNPAY-QR also applies artificial intelligence (AI) technology to create smart consumption habits and help prevent risks and authenticate users. … [Read more...] about Fintech VNPAY honoured as Vietnam National Brand 2020