How Vietnam fares in this year's Corruption Perceptions Index

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

How Vietnam fares in this year's Corruption Perceptions Index

Vietnam's score on an annual corruption index published by Transparency International continues to stay below average, but at least one official has suggested people should not read too much into the findings.

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Teachers alert youth to decline in reading culture

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Teachers alert youth to decline in reading culture

VietNamNet Bridge - Educators say that students are not reading books, resulting in increased violence, poor understanding of people and the world, and less empathy.

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Spring Newspaper Festival 2016 opened in HCMC

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Spring Newspaper Festival 2016 opened in HCMC

Department of the Ho Chi Minh City Information and Communications in collaboration with HCMC Press Association and Vietnam Publishers Association opened the 2016 Spring Newspaper Festival on Nguyen Van Binh Street in the central district 1, yesterday evening.
Visitors read Sai Gon Giai Phong's spring press publication.

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Room to Read and Monsanto Fund to enhance education for Vietnamese children

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Room to Read and Monsanto Fund to enhance education for Vietnamese children

Monsanto Fund and Room to Read today announced a landmark three-year partnership until 2018 to improve literacy and gender equality for 21,000 children in farmer communities in Vietnam.

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Young Vietnamese students improving reading abilities

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago

Young Vietnamese students improving reading abilities

Vietnamese students in grades one, two and three have shown signs of improving their reading skills, the Ministry of Education and Training reported.

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Village library nurtures passion for reading

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Village library nurtures passion for reading

VietNamNet Bridge – Retired teacher Dao Quang Huy, who lives in Song Khe Village in the northern province of Bac Giang is a tireless worker, who never shies away from doing something for the benefit of society.

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France pays tribute to 2015 terrorism victims in silent ceremony

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

France pays tribute to 2015 terrorism victims in silent ceremony

France honored the victims of Islamist militant attacks last year in a thinly attended silent ceremony on January 10, almost a year to the day when more than a million people marched in Paris to protest killings at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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Thai news group Matichon sets record infraday hit

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Thai news group Matichon sets record infraday hit

Thailand's Matichon Group, a media partner of Thanh Nien Newspaper's, on Friday received a Truehits 2015 award for its news website Khaosod.co.th, which been named the country's most-read website in 2015.

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Vietnamese book used by schools in Thailand

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Vietnamese book used by schools in Thailand

VietNamNet Bridge – A best-seller novel by Nguyen Nhat Anh is listed among books to read outside studying hours at secondary and high schools in Thailand.

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Playing sports at night in Ho Chi Minh City

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Playing sports at night in Ho Chi Minh City

People may play sports and do exercise during the day or in the early evening, but not many opt for workouts around midnight or in the small hours, except for the following busy youngsters and adults in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Old Vietnamese circus performer has 300 adoptees

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Old Vietnamese circus performer has 300 adoptees

A 68-year-old Vietnamese man has spent 50 years on the circus stage but still feels a strong passion for his career.

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Ethnic women learn to read, write in free class

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Ethnic women learn to read, write in free class

Holding a plastic bag in her hand containing a textbook, pens and a notebook, Hang Thi Xa quickly walks into the schoolyard of the Ta Phin primary school. It was 6.30pm. The school was calm and dark. The tranquility was broken by her quick footsteps with her plastic sandals.

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Santa Clauses are coming to town (photos)

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Santa Clauses are coming to town (photos)

For the last two years, a group of young Santa Clauses have been offering Christmas cheer in the hope of raising money for disadvantaged children in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Dutchman shares tips on hailing cabs at Ho Chi Minh City airport

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Dutchman shares tips on hailing cabs at Ho Chi Minh City airport

Editor’s note: A Filipino told Tuoi Tre News how she was cheated by a taxi driver at Tan Son Nhat International Airport at the same time when a Dutchman, coincidentally enough, shared with us his tips on how to avoid bad cabbies at the Ho Chi Minh City terminal.

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Expert downplays ministry reading survey

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Expert downplays ministry reading survey

A local expert has claimed the recent survey by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism that claimed 26% of Vietnamese never read a book was an underestimate, saying a wide part of the population just aren’t interested in reading.

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