Health insurance coverage up, but targets remain difficult: Minister

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SaiGon GP English 5 day(s) ago

The number of healthcare insurance holders in the country has thus far reached 64.6 million, accounting for 71.4 per cent of the total population, the Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a teleconference yesterday.

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Health insurance coverage up, but targets remain difficult

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VietnamPlus English 5 day(s) ago

The number of healthcare insurance holders in the country has thus far reached 64.6 million, accounting for 71.4 percent of the total population, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said at a teleconference on July 1.

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Excellent students fail entrance exam to state-owned high schools

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VietnamNet English 7 day(s) ago

Excellent students fail entrance exam to state-owned high schools

VietNamNet Bridge - The entrance exam to state-owned schools was so difficult that even excellent secondary school graduates also failed the exam.

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Chinese steel imports crowd out domestically made product

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VietnamNet English 1 week(s) ago

Chinese steel imports crowd out domestically made product

VietNamNet Bridge - Though demand is predicted to increase by 15 percent in 2015, steel manufacturers still anticipate a difficult year ahead because supply from both domestic sources and imports will increase even more sharply.

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HCM City school enrolls students based on English test, not entrance exam

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 week(s) ago

HCM City school enrolls students based on English test, not entrance exam

Sixth graders applying to study at Tran Dai Nghia School in HCM City will have to attend an English test instead of an entrance exam.

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In search of ideas for education in Vietnam

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

In search of ideas for education in Vietnam

I was prodded by the recent criticism of a local math teacher who gave her students a difficult math puzzle as an attempt at stimulating their math skills to put in my two cents worth on the subject.

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HCM City school enrolls students based on English test, not entrance exam

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

HCM City school enrolls students based on English test, not entrance exam

VietNamNet Bridge - Sixth graders applying to study at Tran Dai Nghia School in HCM City will have to attend an English test instead of an entrance exam.

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SOEs’ disinvestment plan fails as shares do not sell

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

SOEs’ disinvestment plan fails as shares do not sell

VietNamNet Bridge - State-owned enterprises are finding it difficult to sell their stake in their finance, banking and real estate companies.

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Japan's Amari: Hard to hold TPP ministerial talks this month

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Japan's Amari: Hard to hold TPP ministerial talks this month

Japanese Economy Minister Akira Amari said on Wednesday that it would be difficult to hold ministerial-level talks this month on a pan-Pacific trade deal that is a key component of U.S. President Barack Obama's strategic rebalance to Asia.

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Football team to fight for bronze after difficult loss

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Football team to fight for bronze after difficult loss

Vietnam will have to forget their sadness to focus on their bronze-medal match at the SEA Games in Singapore on June 15.

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Nadal makes hard work of grass-court opener

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 week(s) ago

Nadal makes hard work of grass-court opener

Rafael Nadal began the difficult annual transition from clay to grass on Thursday, taking more than two and a half hours to advance to the quarter-finals of the Stuttgart Open.

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Reports about Vietnam-China trade have conflicting figures

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Reports about Vietnam-China trade have conflicting figures

VietNamNet Bridge - Economists say the differences in official statistics are puzzling and they are finding it difficult to discern how heavily Vietnam’s economy relies on China.

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Mock high school finals raise concerns

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

Mock high school finals raise concerns

The low marks that high school students in HCM City received at a mock exam organized by the city’s education department have raised worries that the national finals would be too difficult for students.

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Long arm of U.S. law may struggle to reach all FIFA defendants

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Long arm of U.S. law may struggle to reach all FIFA defendants

U.S. prosecutors may find it difficult to get a number of the people they have charged in the FIFA bribery scandal to face the music. Several cannot be found, and the authorities in some countries may not agree to extradition requests.

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Mock high school finals raise concerns

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Mock high school finals raise concerns

VietNamNet Bridge - The low marks that high school students in HCM City received at a mock exam organized by the city’s education department have raised worries that the national finals would be too difficult for students.

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