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Prime Minister instructs new measles vaccination drive

09:30 | 09/19/2014

The Prime Minister has issued a directive requiring authorities of all provinces and centrally-run cities to ensure at least 95% of children aged 1-14 in their localities receive measles and Rubella vaccination in a national drive from now to early next year.

Human resources crucial for nuclear power development

09:16 | 09/17/2014

Improving human resources is key to the success of Vietnam’s nuclear power development programme, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Viet Thanh affirmed at a seminar in Hanoi on September 16.

Russia to woo Vietnamese students

17:10 | 09/15/2014

(VOV) -Presidents of leading Russian universities are visiting Vietnam from September 14-19 to work on a project to attract more Vietnamese students to Russia.

Mathematical achievements enhance Vietnam’s int’l profile

17:20 | 09/14/2014

(VOV) - The outstanding results achieved by Vietnamese students at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) provide a solid foundation for the country to build mathematical development programs in the future.

School dropouts at an alarming rate

17:02 | 09/11/2014

(VOV) - Approximately 1.1 million Vietnamese children aged 5-14 have either dropped out of or have never attended school, the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) announced at a seminar in Hanoi on September 11.

APEC Ministers meet to outline HRD orientations

19:10 | 09/05/2014

(VOV) -APEC Human Resource Development Ministers from APEC convened in Hanoi on September 5, seeking to address social dimensions of globalisation, enhance the quality of human resources and facilitate labour mobility.

PM requests higher quality of tertiary education

08:54 | 08/27/2014

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on August 26 has urged the education sector to accelerate the granting of autonomy to State-run universities, which he said is a breakthrough to improve tertiary education quality.

Ministry gets tough on education reform

12:46 | 08/25/2014

(VOV) - The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) will accelerate education reform, including designing new textbooks, revitalizing examinations, and reassessing test-driven education, giving priority to the students’ interest, MoET Minister Pham Vu Luan has said.

Hungary pledges nuclear energy training for Vietnam

14:25 | 08/19/2014

(VOV) - Hungary is extremely competitive in terms of nuclear energy training costs, when compared with other nations around the globe - a good advantage for Vietnam to develop human resources for future nuclear power plants, said Vietnamese Ambassador to Hungary Ngo Duy Ngo.

Improving skills of tour guides is first step: minister

14:06 | 08/18/2014

Improving the skills of tour guides is the first and foremost step in developing Vietnam’s tourism industry sustainably, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh has said.

Vietnamese students win medals at IT contest in US

13:05 | 08/01/2014

(VOV) -Two Vietnamese students won bronze medals at the Microsoft Office Specialist Word Championship 2014 (MOSWC) which was held in California, the US, from July 27-30.

Panasonic donates washing machines to needy children

14:51 | 07/31/2014

Panasonic Vietnam Co. Ltd., on July 30 presented over 1,000 washing machines worth VND5 billion (US$235,000) to social welfare centres for children and boarding schools for ethnic children nationwide.

Essay contest marks 20 years of Vietnam-Peru relations

17:58 | 07/25/2014

(VOV) -The Embassy of Peru in Hanoi on July 25 launched an essay writing contest as part of festivities celebrating 20 years of Vietnam-Peru diplomacy, which coincides with the country’s Independence Day (July 28).

Vietnam wins big at 2014 Int’l Physics Olympiad

13:01 | 07/20/2014

(VOV) -Vietnamese students have bagged three gold and two silver medals at the 45th International Physics Olympiad taking place in Astana, Kazakhstan from July 13-21, placing overall among the top ten.

Vietnam garners four medals at Int’l Informatics Olympiad

17:45 | 07/19/2014

(VOV) -Vietnamese students amassed two silver and two bronze medals at the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2014) in Taiwan (China), announced the Ministry of Education and Training on July 19.