Seven-year-old in Vietnam amazes parents with outstanding English proficiency

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Seven-year-old in Vietnam amazes parents with outstanding English proficiency

A 7-year-old boy in the south-central province of Binh Dinh surprised parents and teachers with his fluent, natural English despite never having attended an English class.

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Facebook's next frontier: chatbots

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Mark Zuckerberg says 'chatbots' are the next big thing for the social media website and will enable users to communicate with businesses directly and not have to pick up the phone.

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Poor students get to grips with English

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Poor students get to grips with English

VietNamNet Bridge – Tourism in Ben Tre Province is growing, but many locals do not have the language skills needed to take advantage of this opportunity. That's why a 79-year-old has opened a free English centre in her home. Thanh Huyen & Thu Huong report.

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Teachers face hardships at remote VN schools

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Teachers face hardships at remote VN schools

VietNamNet Bridge – Many teachers who have volunteered to move to work in remote and mountainous areas have said that they have been facing risks and difficulties due to a shortage of facilities and necessities for their lives.

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Australian filmmaker mentors aspiring young Viet Nam artists

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Australian filmmaker mentors aspiring young Viet Nam artists

VietNamNet Bridge – Ross Stewart's desire to leave home and discover the world brought him to Viet Nam. Little did he know he'd end up spending over a decade in a country, and find his dream job.

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Jail to jihad: Indonesian prisons a breeding ground for militancy

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Jail to jihad: Indonesian prisons a breeding ground for militancy

Afif was an inmate in a high-security Indonesian jail when he transformed from aspiring radical Islamist to soldier for Islamic State, ready to sacrifice his life for a group based thousands of miles away in the Middle East.

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Teachers of English have poor listening and speaking skills

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Teachers of English have poor listening and speaking skills

VietNamNet Bridge - Teachers of English at general schools cannot communicate well in English, so they focus on teaching reading and writing. As a result, Vietnamese students also cannot speak English well.

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Travellers take their time to give something back

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Travellers take their time to give something back

VietNamNet Bridge – Volunteers travelling through the country are taking time out at their own expense to lend a hand and help Vietnamese students learn to communicate in English. Minh Trang report

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Deaf struggle to find employment

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Deaf struggle to find employment

A 27-year-old female resident of Ho Chi Minh City, who is deaf, lost her job when her new boss decided not to renew her contract, saying that he did not want to communicate with her in writing as her former supervisor had done.

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17-year-old opens exhibit against violence towards women

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17-year-old opens exhibit against violence towards women

Only a high school student, Nguyen Tuong Uyen already had a rather critical viewpoint. She spends more time painting rather than to read comic books, and playing piano rather than being on Facebook.

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First Vietnamese course for Lao labour ministry staff opens

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First Vietnamese course for Lao labour ministry staff opens

The first Vietnamese language course designed for staff of the Lao Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare (MLSW) opened in Vientiane on November 9.

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ASEAN defence ministers create secure crisis hotline

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ASEAN defence ministers create secure crisis hotline

Southeast Asian defence ministers yesterday established a hotline to enable them to communicate "securely and swiftly" in a crisis situation.

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Family members manage to stay close online

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Family members manage to stay close online

VietNamNet Bridge – In a conversation with close friends, my dear friend Nguyen Minh Hang laughed a lot while telling us about her 60-year-old mother who had joined Facebook.

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Detailed information about Monsoon Music Festival 2015

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Detailed information about Monsoon Music Festival 2015

The international Monsoon Music Festival 2015 will take place at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel, 19 Hoang Dieu Street, Hanoi from October 8-11.

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Fed holds but questions remain over how it communicates

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Fed holds but questions remain over how it communicates

The Federal Reserve held interest rates near zero on Thursday, raising questions over how it will ever manage to lift them off the floor and how effectively it will communicate plans to do so.

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