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63 million Vietnamese covered by health insurance

16:36 | 05/28/2015

A total of 63 million Vietnamese people, or 69.7% of the total population, have been covered by health insurance so far in 2015, up 2.3 million from the same period last year, Vietnam Social Insurance (VSI) General Director Nguyen Thi Minh told the media on May 27.

MoET honours Intel ISEF 2015 winners

17:31 | 05/20/2015

(VOV) - Vietnamese students Nguyen Minh Quang and Tran Van Anh, who received awards this year at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) held in Pittsburgh the US, were guests of honour at a reception hosted by the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET).

Six Asian Informatics Olympiad medals for Vietnam

11:57 | 05/19/2015

(VOV) - Vietnam has won six medals, including three gold, two silver, and one bronze medals at the Asia Informatics Olympiad held recently in Indonesia.

Seventy excellent mathematics researches awarded

08:47 | 05/17/2015

The Vietnam Institute for Advance Study in Mathematics and the Ministry of Education and Training announced the awarding of 70 excellent mathematics researches in Ho Chi Minh City on May 16.

Vietnam brings home two golds from Asian Physics Olympiad

00:29 | 05/11/2015

Vietnam bagged two gold medals at the 2015 Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO) held in China, announced the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) on May 9.

Vietnamese spend US$1.5 billion a year on studying overseas

17:07 | 04/15/2015

The US$1.5 billion Vietnamese spend every year on overseas study, in the eyes of analysts, is a reflection on the poor education at local schools.

PM approves plans for US$36m textbook reform

09:26 | 04/13/2015

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a national project to reform textbooks and curriculum for schools.

Vietnam, Italy universities helped to seek partnerships

09:11 | 04/10/2015

A conference was held in Rome, Italy on April 9 for Vietnamese and Italian universities to explore opportunities for training partnerships.

Parents face fines if their kids don't don helmets

09:51 | 04/02/2015

Parents of children who ride electric bikes or ride pillion without wearing a helmet will be fined between VND100,000-200,000 (US$4.60-9.30) from next month, Hanoi Traffic Safety Committee has said.

Vietnam promotes cultural heritage education

08:41 | 03/25/2015

(VOV) - Experts and educators gathered at a seminar in Hanoi on March 24 to discuss how to include intangible cultural heritage in education for sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region.

Minister advises high school students to stop worrying

09:15 | 03/20/2015

The Deputy Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Vinh Hien has advised students to not worry too much about their national high school graduation.

Quang Nam takes part in Helmets for Kids programme

10:54 | 03/19/2015

The central province of Quang Nam is the 26th locality to take part in the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundations road safety programme of Helmets for Kids, which began in 2000.

National Microsoft Office Championship launched

00:31 | 03/16/2015

The national round of the Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC) 2015, the fifth of its kind in Vietnam, was officially kicked off during an announcing ceremony in Thai Nguyen city, northern Thai Nguyen province on March 14.

More Vietnamese raise voice against primary education reform

10:59 | 03/13/2015

Though the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has put an end to the debate about the primary education reform by refusing to amend Circular No 30, parents are still protesting against it.

HCM City, Denmark boost cooperation in education

17:31 | 03/06/2015

Denmark will continue its efforts to strengthen education cooperation with Ho Chi Minh City in a bid to generate a high-calibre workforce and meet the demand of domestic and international enterprises.