Scientific research papers prove too costly

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Báo Dân Trí English 14 month(s) ago

Scientific research papers prove too costly

The Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) has over 2,000 staff including over 700 professors, assistant professors or scientists holding doctoral and other high academic degrees in social sciences. However, despite over VND2 trillion (USD90.6 million) in funding from the state budget, the academy had only 22 scientific articles published in international magazines over the last five years.

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Public express concern over conveyor-belt PhDs

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Báo Dân Trí English 15 month(s) ago 1 related news

Public express concern over conveyor-belt PhDs

Director of the Academy of Social Sciences Vo Khanh Vinh has said there is a major shortfall in the number of PhDs being handed out in 36 areas of research, meaning Vietnam is struggling to fill posts with sufficiently qualified people.

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Hue kicks off Int’l storytelling festival

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SaiGon GP English 17 month(s) ago

Hue kicks off Int’l storytelling festival

The Hue Pedagogical University in collaboration with HCMC University of Social Sciences and Humanities and universities of Thailand held an opening ceremony of the fourth International Storytelling Festival 2016 for the first time at Hue city on March 2.
Storytellers from ASEAN countries and 30 countries all over the world participate in the event.

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City kicks off ASEAN cultural exchange program with folktales

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SaiGon GP English 17 month(s) ago

The Center for Vietnamese and Southeast Asian Studies under Vietnam National University in Ho Chi Minh City in collaboration with artists from ASEAN countries held a storytelling festival under theme of “ASEAN Cultural Exchange through folktales” at HCMC University of Social Sciences and Humanities on March 1.

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Social sciences studies turn hot again

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VietnamNet English 17 month(s) ago

Social sciences studies turn hot again

VietNamNet Bridge - In Vietnamese eyes, only shy students not capable of studying natural sciences would register to study social sciences.

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Foreigners relish Tet Viet Festival in Ho Chi Minh City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 18 month(s) ago

Foreigners relish Tet Viet Festival in Ho Chi Minh City

Many foreigners have had spectacular experiences of what Tet (Lunar New Year) is like via myriad interesting activities at a recent festival in Vietnam.

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Book of royal decrees donated to VN National History Museum

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VietnamNet English 19 month(s) ago

Book of royal decrees donated to VN National History Museum

A copy book of royal decrees, which were issued by various kings of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), and reprinted on large size, has just been gifted to the National Museum of Viet Nam History.

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VN's top ten sci-tech events in 2015 announced

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VietnamNet English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

VN's top ten sci-tech events in 2015 announced

10 most remarkable events of science and technology in 2015 including policy mechanism issuing, social sciences and humanities, basic research, application research, international integration and honoring ceremony for scientists was announced yesterday by Science and Technology Journalist Club and Center for Media Research and Development in Science and Technology.

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10 most remarkable events of science and technology in 2015 announced

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SaiGon GP English 19 month(s) ago

10 most remarkable events of science and technology in 2015 announced

10 most remarkable events of science and technology in 2015 including policy mechanism issuing, social sciences and humanities, basic research, application research, international integration and honoring ceremony for scientists was announced yesterday by Science and Technology Journalist Club and Center for Media Research and Development in Science and Technology.

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Migrant workers need equitable access to social protection

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VOV News English 19 month(s) ago

Migrant workers need equitable access to social protection

A workshop was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 23 on migrant workers’ access to social welfare services.

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Fifth Japanese Haiku poetry contest organizers give prizes

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SaiGon GP English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

Since 2007, the Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, the City University of Social Sciences and Humanity have jointly launched Haiku Poetry Contest on Vietnamese and Japanese language every two years.

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Fifth Haiku Poetry Contest organizers give prizes

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SaiGon GP English 19 month(s) ago 1 related news

Since 2007, the Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, the City University of Social Sciences and Humanity jointly launched Haiku Poetry Contest on Vietnamese and Japanese language every two years.

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Attainments, shortcomings in anthropology reviewed

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VOV News English 20 month(s) ago

Attainments, shortcomings in anthropology reviewed

The Institute of Anthropology under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences held a conference in Hanoi on December 15 to review anthropological achievements and shortcomings and set tasks for the field in the next few years.

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American Chamber of Commerce presents scholarships worth $70k to students in Vietnam

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American Chamber of Commerce presents scholarships worth $70k to students in Vietnam

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Vietnam on Saturday granted scholarships to brilliant undergraduates in 12 universities across Ho Chi Minh City under its AmCham Scholarship 2015 program, the chamber said the same day in a press release.

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Workshop enhances trust building among Asian countries

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VOV News English 20 month(s) ago 1 related news

Workshop enhances trust building among Asian countries

(VOV) -Confidence building among countries plays an important role in ensuring peace and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region, said Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Hiroshi Fukada at an international symposium held by the Japanese Embassy in Vietnam and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) in Hanoi on December 4.

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