In the year of ASEAN Chair 2020, Vietnam has really worked in the “cohesive and responsive” manner as the theme of the chairmanship’s year. It has helped ASEAN member states stay united in fight against the pandemic and in recovery plans that are partly revealed through the regional Covid-19 response fund and reserve of medical supplies. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
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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
HCM City (VNA) - MUJI, the renowned Japanese home-and lifestyle-goods company, opened its first store in Vietnam at the Parkson Saigontourist Plaza Shopping Centre in HCM City's District 1, on November 27. With an area of more than 2,000 sq.m, it will be its largest store in Southeast Asia. As a flagship store, it will have features such as a coffee counter serving a selection of fine teas, coffees, pastries, and Japanese confectionery. Among the products it will sell are natural honey and unique local products from the Co Tu Ethnic Minority Cooperative in central Quang Nam province's Nam Giang district./. … [Read more...] about Japanese retailer MUJI to open flagship store in Vietnam
Lê Tánh, VNPAY's general director, said: "Participating in the Việt Nam National Brand 2020 programme is an opportunity for VNPAY to affirm its position as a leading fintech firm in Việt Nam. The award is an opportunity to increase brand awareness, affirm the brand name strength, reputation and quality of VNPAY's products and services. This would contribute to building the image of a strong National Brand, affirming Việt Nam’s e-payment platform in the international payment market." … [Read more...] about Fintech VNPAY honoured as Vietnam National Brand 2020
Da Nang, which has recorded 135 cases, began 15-day social distancing July 28, requiring people to stay at home and maintaining a distance of at least two meters from each other in public. Public gatherings of more than two people are prohibited, except at offices, schools and hospitals. … [Read more...] about Vietnam to conduct high school exam in two phases amid fresh Covid-19 outbreak