Having worked with a lot of local educational institutions, I know firsthand what it’s like to teach big classes of thirty or forty students with only overhead fans to keep us from dying on our textbooks. It’s quite embarrassing for me to teach with sweat running down my face and chalk spattered across my nice shirt – it ruins my credibility. … [Read more...] about Teachers’ Day in Vietnam: Teaching the future
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Speaking at the closing ceremony, Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong stressed that the current Committee has weathered all the difficulties and completed the working agenda, leading the whole Party, people and army to very important achievements, leaving deep imprints and creating new trust and driving forces to bring the country into a new development period. … [Read more...] about Plenum completes preparation for Party Congress
The zigzag paths leading to buckwheat flowers in Ha Giang Province - PHOTOS: NGUYEN DINH The northern mountainous region in late every year is covered in the pink of buckwheat flowers. In Ha Giang Province, some 30 kilometers from Hanoi, the fields of buckwheat flowers can be found in valleys and on mountains stretching along Quan Ba and Yen Minh districts. … [Read more...] about Pink season in northern mountainous region
The centre’s announcement stated that after discussing and considering the pandemic situation in the countries, it decided to apply the “reciprocity” principle in resuming flights to Việt Nam with the route Moscow-Hà Nội, India with the route Moscow-New Delhi, Finland with two routes Moscow-Helsinki and St. Petersburg-Helsinki, and Qatar with the route Moscow-Doha. All of those routes have two flights per week. … [Read more...] about Russia to resume flights to Hà Nội
From 2021 to 2030, Việt Nam aims to clear all road traffic accident hotspots and accident-prone sites. All new roads and those under maintenance will meet road safety criteria before opening for traffic. All new national highways and provincial highways and 75 per cent of the total length of existing highways across the country meet at least Level 3 of global road safety standards. … [Read more...] about Việt Nam’s ambitious plan to reduce the number of road traffic-relating death to zero by 2045.