• Vietnam sets standards for school desks 

    01/07/2011 05:00

    Vietnam has new regulations for schools effective August 1st regarding desks, primarily for safety reasons and to provide an environment conducive to learning. The regulations, agreed to by the Ministry of Education and...

  • Two more dams planned near national park 

    28/06/2011 05:00

    UNESCO listed Cat Tien National Park as a world biosphere reserve. The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is seeking the government’s approval to build two hydropower plants near Cat Tien National Park in the southern province of...

  • Vietnam education ministry orders punishments in exam marking scandal 

    26/06/2011 05:00

    The education ministry Friday asked authorities in Mekong Delta provinces to punish those responsible for not following its marking instructions during the recently concluded high school graduation exams.   The...

  • Internet security low in Vietnam: IT experts 

    25/06/2011 05:00

    IT experts on Monday warned Vietnamese businesses and organizations of more attacks by foreign hackers on their websites because the level of Internet security in the country was low. A conference on internet security held...

  • Teenager email hackers arrested in HCMC 

    25/06/2011 05:00

    Six boys were arrested by Ho Chi Minh City police for allegedly hacking into email accounts. A joint police task force have arrested six teenage boys who were allegedly involved in an email scam that stretched from Da Nang to...

  • City college violates education permits 

    22/06/2011 05:00

    The front yard of a campus of Saigon College of Economics and Technology in Tan Phu District. A college in Ho Chi Minh City over many years has been over-enrolling and opening classes without permission.   Officials at Saigon...

  • Ministry says no deviance allowed from national marking guidelines 

    22/06/2011 05:00

    Students check the results of their high school graduation exams at the Marie Curie High School, Ho Chi Minh City, on Thursday. The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) on Saturday issued a statement expressly banning any instructions...

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