Three young Vietnamese women were lauded for their effort by former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama when they met in the southern province of Long An on Monday. The meeting at Can Giuoc High School in Long An was part of Obama’s trip to Vietnam with American actress Julia Roberts to spotlight girls’ education on behalf of the Obama Foundation’s Girls Opportunity Alliance. They were joined by Vietnamese-American actress Lana Condor, Vietnamese actress Ngo Thanh Van, American news personality Jenna Hager, and American actress Liza Koshy. A video published on Michelle Obama's verified Facebook account on December 9, 2019 about her trip to Long An, Vietnam the same day. At the event, Obama and Roberts listened to the life stories of the Vietnamese women who were the scholarship winners of Room to Read, a program that works to help female students pursue education. The former first lady praised the young women for their effort in overcoming hardship in life to gain … [Read more...] about Who are the women Michelle Obama praised in Vietnam?
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Home Over 410 Vinh Long students compete in football, basketball tournaments By Hung Le Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019,15:43 (GMT+7) Over 410 Vinh Long students compete in football, basketball tournamentsBy Hung Le A basketball match in the tournaments - PHOTO: COURTESY OF NESTLÉ HCMC – Over 410 students from primary and high schools in Vinh Long Province competed in a football and basketball tournaments organized by Nestlé’s MILO brand on December 8. This was the first time the MILO Cup had been held in this Mekong Delta province to promote sporting activities among local students and to look for talents for the provincial and national basketball and football teams. The event saw 16 male football teams and 22 male and female basketball teams competing. Prior to the tournaments, trainers of the HCMC Basketball Association provided a training session for over 60 teachers of primary and high schools in Vinh … [Read more...] about Over 410 Vinh Long students compete in football, basketball tournaments
As scheduled, Former U.S President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama visit the Southeast Asian country from December 8 to 11 in the framework of visits to some Asian nations. They visited Vietnam to talk about the Girls Opportunity Alliance under the Obama Foundation which help to fight against illiteracy amongst juvenile girls and women from the grass root by creating chances for them to grasp and pursuit their dreams through education. In the reception, Chief Nhan welcomed the former US President’s visit affirming that the visit has shown former US President and his wife’s deep concern to the bilateral relation generally and Vietnam’s growth particularly. Since the two countries have normalized the diplomatic relations, leaders of Vietnam and the US have paid more visits especially General Secretary of the Communist Party Nguyen Phu Trong’s first visit to the US in 2015 and Barack Obama’s official visit to Vietnam as the President of the US in … [Read more...] about HCMC Party Chief Nhan receives former US President Barack Obama
Nation Ex-Party chief of Ha Giang Province faces disciplinary action for exam fraud By Thanh Thom Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019,15:43 (GMT+7) Ex-Party chief of Ha Giang Province faces disciplinary action for exam fraudBy Thanh Thom Trieu Tai Vinh, then-Party Secretary of Ha Giang Province in northern Vietnam – PHOTO: NA HCMC – Former Party Secretary of northern Ha Giang Province Trieu Tai Vinh could be subject to disciplinary action following the exam fraud uncovered there in 2018, when his daughter’s scores were illegally enhanced in the 2018 national high school examination. The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission released their conclusions on Monday after its meeting, held in the capital city of Hanoi from December 4 to 6. The commission found that the 51-year-old Vinh must be held accountable for the violations and shortcomings in his leadership, inspection, oversight and management of … [Read more...] about Ex-Party chief of Ha Giang Province faces disciplinary action for exam fraud
South Korea police officers are searching for 164 Vietnamese students enrolled at Incheon National University’s Korean Language School after they have not shown up in class for 15 days, Korean media reported. According to the Yonhap News Agency, the university reported the case to police on Tuesday in accordance with a law mandating universities to report foreign students skipping classes for 15 days. The students are among 1,900 Vietnamese students on a one-year Korean language training program at the university. According to the school, the program began four months ago. Police believe the missing students’ purpose of coming to South Korea was to get a job after learning Korean for a short time. The school has informed the immigration department about the students’ absence. South Korean residence law requires universities to report to police if foreign students leave school for more than 15 days, according to Yonhap. “To come to Korea to study short-term … [Read more...] about 164 Vietnamese students reported ‘missing’ in South Korea: media