Kids Read launched in Vietnam

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Kids Read launched in Vietnam

(VOV) - ‘Kids Read’ – the award-winning scheme developed by the British Council and supported by HSBC – was launched on January 27 in Binh Duong, Vietnam.

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Ethnic Ruc people overcome illiteracy

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Ethnic Ruc people overcome illiteracy

VietNamNet Bridge – Since the 1959 discovery of the ethnic Ruc in a cave in the mountains of Thuong Hoa Commune, Minh Hoa District, Quang Binh Province, officials have tried to reintegrate them with the community.

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Let books be read

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Let books be read

VietNamNet Bridge – For seven months, boxes that contain 10 to 20 books in different shapes have been placed in front of cafés and along the streets in Vietnam. Everybody is invited to take a book home from the box but he or she must leave one of his or her own back in its place.

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Vietnam police bust child porn website, arrest two

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Police read the arrest warrant to Nguyen Tran Bao Anh (R) in the southern province of Long An. Anh was accused of running a child pornography website with some 3,000 users.

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Vietnam students create hi-tech multifunctional mirror

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Vietnam students create hi-tech multifunctional mirror

A group of students from the central city of Da Nang have created a hi-tech multifunctional mirror which they call a ‘smart mirror.’

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U.S. donors offer $150,000 to improve gender equality, education for Vietnam's rural children

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U.S. donors offer $150,000 to improve gender equality, education for Vietnam's rural children

The U.S. group Monsanto and the US.-based Room to Read has announced a cooperation program worth VND3.2 billion (roughly US$150,000) to improve education and gender equality for children of farmers in Vietnam.

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NGO Room to Read and Monsanto partner to support farmers’ children

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NGO Room to Read and Monsanto partner to support farmers’ children

The Monsanto Fund and NGO Room To Read on January 15 announced their partnership to improve literacy and gender equality focused on farmers’ children in rural communities.

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Young writer runs website to review worthy books for Vietnamese readers

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Young writer runs website to review worthy books for Vietnamese readers

A local writer whose fantasy novel has made her name in Vietnam over the past 10 years has successfully run a website to review both Vietnamese and foreign academic tomes and popular best-sellers.

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Mourinho charged with misconduct

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Mourinho charged with misconduct

Jose Mourinho was charged with misconduct by the Football Association after the Chelsea manager made a series of controversial comments about match officials.

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Elite security guard couldn’t save French cartoonists killed

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Elite security guard couldn’t save French cartoonists killed

The last cartoon that journalist Charb published was captioned “Still No Attacks In France… Wait! We still have until the end of January for New Year’s wishes.” It was published today, shortly before he was killed.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 31

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – December 31

Get ready for the New Year’s Eve tonight but don’t forget to read the news items in brief on Tuoi Tre News today, December 31, 2014.

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Night class dramatically improves literacy in commune

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Night class dramatically improves literacy in commune

A night class for ethnic minority people in Dak Nong Province has successfully helped eliminate illiteracy in Long Son Commune in Dak Nong Province.

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Boy reads Vietnamese, speaks English at age of 3

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Boy reads Vietnamese, speaks English at age of 3

VietNamNet Bridge – When he was over two years old, he could speak 40-50 English words. When he was three, he spoke English more fluently than Vietnamese.

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Gov't preserves ethnic languages

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Gov't preserves ethnic languages

Under the glow of a winter fire in her wooden house, Ly Thi Tung holds high a brown-paper book of Mong folk songs.However, the 37-year-old mother of four can't read a single word.

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60% of university students cannot meet self-study requirements

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60% of university students cannot meet self-study requirements

VietNamNet Bridge – About 60 percent of students believe self-study plays a very important role in their university education, but only 16 percent of 300 surveyed students have “high” self-awareness in planning self-study. Only 2 percent ranked “very high”, while 76 percent rated “average”.

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