Overseas Vietnamese had always responded positively to calls for donation and support for local people in overcoming the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as natural disasters, evidenced by their response to recent historic floods and storms in central Việt Nam, Khôi said. … [Read more...] about Overseas Vietnamese an important pillar in Việt Nam’s foreign relations: Deputy PM
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Free trade agreement: In June, Vietnam ratified a free trade agreement with the European Union (EVFTA), becoming the second Southeast Asian state to do so with the 27-country bloc. In mid-November, Hanoi played host to an ASEAN summit where the world’s largest trade pact the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed and the country is a signatory. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
At the press brief yesterday organized by the Hanoi Party Committee, Deputy director of the Center for Disease Control La Thi Lan while reporting HIV/AIDS situation in the capital city pointed out that some recent episodes of TV drama ‘Lua Am” have delivered “seriously false knowledge” about HIV/AIDS exposure. … [Read more...] about Health expert complains false knowledge about HIV/AIDS exposure in TV series
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The Ministry of Education and Training is to implement the Vietnam National Qualifications Framework (VQF). This will stipulate the minimum learning outcomes for a tertiary level, meaning all majors at one level must meet the minimum output standards specified in the framework. “The biggest social responsibility of a higher education institution is the production of people with professional skills and soft skills to effectively serve the development of society,” said Nguyen Thu Thuy, Acting Director of Higher Education Department, Ministry of Education and Training. “We are not only training human resources for the domestic market but also towards the regional and world markets. “The objectives of the VQS is the equivalent recognition of Vietnamese diplomas, certificates and qualifications to those of regional and international diplomas, certificates, and degrees. Consequently, Vietnam can source our manpower to the world.” According … [Read more...] about Ministry develops standard for universities
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) - Malaysia's Cabinet has approved legal amendments that will allow college and university students to participate in political activities on campus. The amendments to the Universities and University Colleges Act (UUCA) 1971 will involve abolishing sections which curtail students' questioning of politicians and prevent students from engaging in party events where they study, said Malaysian Education Minister Maszlee Malik in a media statement. He said this move is in line with the political transformation brought by the government in strengthening democracy and to provide more room for university students to speak up and engage in political activities on campus. This move will also produce graduates who are "balanced" and able to "express opinions" on current issues, he said. The Malaysian government has also announced plans to lower the voting age to 18 years old, from 21 years old currently. The UUCA provisions were tightened up to restrict student activism in … [Read more...] about Malaysia’s Cabinet lifts ban on political activities in universities