Hanoi extends school closure for another week in wake of novel coronavirus

The People’s Committee of Hanoi has decided to give students in the Vietnamese capital city another week off by extending their school break through February 16 in a bid to prevent... Read more »

Ho Chi Minh City gives students another week off in wake of new coronavirus

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has approved a proposal by the municipal Department of Education and Training to extend the school break through February 16 in a... Read more »

Ho Chi Minh City allows K-12 students one week off to avoid coronavirus spread

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City decided on Sunday that kindergarteners and school students will stay home for one more week to prevent the possible spread of the... Read more »

Over 60 universities in Vietnam let students stay home to prevent coronavirus contagion

More than 60 universities in Vietnam have decided to extend their students’ Lunar New Year holiday for another week in an effort to prevent the viral contagion of the novel... Read more »

Novel coronavirus scare drives Hanoi to order students catching fever to skip school

The Department of Education and Training in Hanoi has demanded that school students skip classes for health checks, in a bid to contain the spread of a novel coronavirus that... Read more »

Harvard professor famous for ‘Justice’ to give lecture in Vietnam this March

A prominent American political philosopher from Harvard University will deliver a public lecture in Vietnam in March. Professor Michael Sandel, who teaches political philosophy at Harvard, will visit Fulbright University... Read more »

Vietnam’s Vingroup cuts ribbon on private university in Hanoi

Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup officially opened its VinUni University (VinUni), a not-for-profit university in Hanoi, on Wednesday after 14 months of construction. The construction of VinUni commenced in November 2018 and was... Read more »

IB Diploma: the key to unlocking access to world-leading universities

After releasing impressive IB Diploma results in July 2019, The British International School Hanoi (BIS Hanoi) has recently announced some more achievements of the Class of 2019 with more than... Read more »

Vietnam mulls limit on students’ part-time working hours as rideshare drivers

The Vietnamese government is considering a limit on how many hours college students can work in part-time jobs as concerns mount over students spending more time earning money as rideshare... Read more »

Young Vietnamese bring AI to local medical practices

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming a hot topic for young Vietnamese academics, but two in particular are hoping their research can aid doctors in their ability to diagnose and treat... Read more »

Ho Chi Minh City university president faces allegation of waste building Christmas tree on campus

The president of a university in Ho Chi Minh City has been accused of wastefulness building an artificial pine tree on the campus, whereas a university officer claims that both... Read more »

Vietnamese students win excellent prize at Asian Int’l Children’s Film Festival

A group of Vietnamese high school students have taken home the Excellent Prize from the Asian International Children’s Film Festival 2019 in Japan with a moving film about friendship. The... Read more »