What Vietnam can learn from other countries in fighting nepotism

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What Vietnam can learn from other countries in fighting nepotism

Editor’s note: Dr. Terry F. Buss, a fellow at the National Academy of Public Administration, discusses some possible solutions to end nepotism, favoritism and cronyism Vietnam could learn from the U.S. and other countries, in this piece written exclusively for Tuoi Tre News.

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The admission paradox: How higher scorers in Vietnam’s university race are losing out

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The admission paradox: How higher scorers in Vietnam’s university race are losing out

The new state-regulated university admission process effective from this year in Vietnam has sparked outrage after high scorers in the country’s yearly national exams were denied admission while worse-performing applicants were accepted.

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Lam Dong Province reports first death from dengue

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Director of the Department of Preventive Medicine in the Highlands province of Lam Dong Dr. Nguyen Huu Phuc yesterday confirmed the first death from dengue fever.

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Vietnam uses 3,000 test kits to detect dangerous diseases

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Vietnam will use 3,000 three-in-one test kits, which are called Trioplex, to speed the diagnosis of Zika virus infections as Zika virus develops complicatedly in some Southeast Asian countries, said Dr. Tran Dac Phu, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine.

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HIV self-testing debuts in Vietnam

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HIV self-testing debuts in Vietnam

People in Vietnam now can conduct HIV tests by themselves, instead of having to come to medical centres.

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Cambodia’s migrant movement changing Phnom Penh’s socio-economic landscape

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Dr Laurie Parsons and Dr Sabina Lawreniuk have undertaken extensive studies on Cambodia’s migrant movements for the past eight years.

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Patients with bizarre skin disease have high liver enzyme

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Head of Dermatology unit in the general Hospital in the central province of QUang Ngai Dr. Le Thi Bich Lien said that the health condition two patients with bizarre skin disease has become worse with high liver enzyme.

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Geotec Hanoi 2016 offers a world-class playground for experts

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Geotec Hanoi 2016 offers a world-class playground for experts

The third edition of Geotec Hanoi international conference, themed “Geotechnics for Sustainable Infrastructure Development,” recently broke its record for the number of abstracts submitted, with 200 submissions for a spot under the limelight. Dr. Phung Duc Long, chairman of the Vietnam Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (VSSMGE) and co-chairman of the Geotec Hanoi 2016 Organising Committee, talked to VIR’s Hoang Thach about the event’s unique appeal that lead to its skyrocketing popularity.

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Bizarre skin disease re-occurs in Quang Ngai after three year pause

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Bizarre skin disease re-occurs in Quang Ngai after three year pause

Head of the Dermatology Ward of the General Hospital in the central province of Quang Ngai Dr. Le Thi Bich Lien August 18 said that the hospital is treating two people suffering the bizarre skin disease which was plaguing the province three years ago.

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Beyond Artificial Intelligence

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Beyond Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Hsiao-Wuen Hon is corporate vice president at Microsoft Research Asia, Microsoft Asia-Pacific R&D Group.

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Fauci: $33 million needed now for Zika vaccine research

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Infectious disease specialist Dr. Anthony Fauci says he must get $33 million dollars "within the next days, weeks" in order to move forward with trials of a Zika vaccine.

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Why U.S. news media bias matters

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Why U.S. news media bias matters

Editor's note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively forTuoi Tre News to discuss why the pervasiveness of news media bias matters to Americans.

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Discussing U.S. media bias in reporting on police, violence

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Discussing U.S. media bias in reporting on police, violence

Editor's note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News to discuss how mass media in the U.S. have exploded with biased coverage of the violence.

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Who will win in Trump - Clinton face off?

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Who will win in Trump - Clinton face off?

Editor's note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News to discuss the official race to the White House between the Republican and Democrat candidates.

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Reviewing Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention

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Reviewing Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention

Editor's Note: Dr. Terry F. Buss is a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Public Administration. He wrote this article exclusively for Tuoi Tre News to review the first day of the 2016 Democrat Party Convention on Tuesday.

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