Vietnam school violence in eyes of expat educationists

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 4 day(s) ago

Vietnam school violence in eyes of expat educationists

Two American education specialists stress that building a protective, nurturing environment among students and paying due attention to school psychological counseling can be key to curbing school violence in Vietnam.

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Racism, nude photos, vandalism and a death rock U.S. college fraternities

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Racism, nude photos, vandalism and a death rock U.S. college fraternities

Cases of racism, hazing, nude photos, vandalism and a death have rocked U.S. college fraternities this week, with one of the country's biggest groups pledging on Wednesday to root out discrimination and five frats shuttered over bad behavior.

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Student violence at schools needs cooperative efforts by teachers, parents

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

Student violence at schools needs cooperative efforts by teachers, parents

Children needed more instruction, from both parents and teachers, on proper codes of behavior as recent Internet videos seen in Vietnam suggest they are lacking in discipline and social instruction, an expert has said.

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Students singing “adult love song” stirs debate

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

Students singing “adult love song” stirs debate

VietNamNet Bridge – Educators and parents are blaming each other for allowing students to sing a love song targeted to adults, with some saying it is a “deviation from cultural values”.

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Blood donation event receives attention in Hanoi

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Blood donation event receives attention in Hanoi

The biggest annual blood donation campaign of the year, titled “red spring festival”, was lauched in Hanoi on March 8.

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Netanyahu outlines 'better' nuclear deal

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a lifting of restrictions on Iran's nuclear program must be linked to a change in Iran's behavior.

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Teachers blame increased school violence on lax discipline

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Teachers blame increased school violence on lax discipline

VietNamNet Bridge – Educators complain that the disciplinary measures being applied at schools are not suited to current circumstances, while the students’ violations have become more and more sophisticated.

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Annual blood donation festival to be launched

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago 2 related news

The Xuan Hong (Red Spring) Blood Donation Festival 2015 will be held at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on March 8.

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Motorized anarchy in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 1 month(s) ago

Motorized anarchy in Vietnam

Editor’s Note: Stivi Cooke regularly contributes stories to Tuoi Tre News from Hoi An Ancient Town in central Vietnam. Cooke works as an English teacher there.

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Spotlight on Strauss-Kahn's sexual behavior at pimping trial

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

The lawyer for a former prostitute in the pimping trial of former IMF boss says Strauss-Kahn's sexual behavior could sometimes be "brutal."

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Intense debate about Nem Thuong pig-chopping festival

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Intense debate about Nem Thuong pig-chopping festival

VietNamNet Bridge - While folklore experts said that this festival - with noble purpose – has overcome its seemingly barbaric form, educational experts have suggested that it should be eliminated because of its negative impact on children.

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Pig-chopping festival is one of the most brutal: Animals Asia

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Pig-chopping festival is one of the most brutal: Animals Asia

VietNamNet Bridge - "Chopping a live healthy pig is cruel behavior, and it hardens the feelings of viewers, especially children," said Nguyen Thanh Tam, of the Animals Asia Foundation (AAF), in an interview with VNE.

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Student threatened with expulsion for being absent at music event

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

Student threatened with expulsion for being absent at music event

VietNamNet Bridge – A headmaster at a HCM City school threatened to expel a student from school for missing a music performance.

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Blood donation festival to be held on January 25

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

Blood donation festival to be held on January 25

Blood donation festival "Red Sunday 2015" will take place in 18 provinces and cities nationwide, and at the Hanoi University of Technology in Hanoi, on January 25.

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The nation has a major blood shortage

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VOV News English 2 month(s) ago

The nation has a major blood shortage

(VOV) - A critical shortage of blood, especially the A and O blood types may force the cancellation of elective surgeries and adversely affect the nation’s health care, according to the National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT).

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