Experts worry over textbook reform

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Many experts attending a seminar on textbook reform in Hanoi on August 28 voiced their concerns over the flaws of the scheme to reform curriculums and textbooks the Ministry of Education and Training has initiated.

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Vietnam nabs two Taiwanese posing as law enforcers in swindling scheme

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Police in Ho Chi Minh City have busted a swindling ring and arrested two Taiwanese and two Vietnamese who had posed as authority figures to cheat their victims out of at least VND2.5 billion (US$118,000).

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PM Dung approves 27th IBO organization plan

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PM Dung approves 27th IBO organization plan

VGP – PM Nguyen Tan Dung has approved a scheme on organizing the 27th International Biology Olympiad (IBO) in Viet Nam in 2016.

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Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission

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Bitcoin promoter to plead guilty to unlicensed money transmission

Bitcoin entrepreneur Charlie Shrem has reached a plea deal to resolve U.S. charges that he engaged in a scheme to sell over $1 million of the digital currency to users of illicit online marketplace Silk Road, his lawyer said Friday.

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Ministry gets tough on education reform

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Ministry gets tough on education reform

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) will accelerate education reform, including designing new textbooks, revitalizing examinations, and reassessing test-driven education, giving priority to the students’ interest, MoET Minister Pham Vu Luan has said.

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Vietnam ministries float visa waiver for tourists from 9 more countries

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Vietnam ministries float visa waiver for tourists from 9 more countries

The Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism have proposed that the Vietnamese government expand its visa waiver scheme for nine more international tourists, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).

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Vietnam's female cop jailed for motorbike registration scheme

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Vietnam's female cop jailed for motorbike registration scheme

A former traffic police officer from the south-central province of Khanh Hoa was sentenced to 14 years in jail on Monday for embezzling motorbike registration fees.

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Vietnam hospital whistleblower fears deposed director's return

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Vietnam hospital whistleblower fears deposed director's return

A hospital employee who blew the whistle on an elaborate blood test scam last year says the return of her former director threatens her job and personal safety.

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Scholarships give poor students chance to learn

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Scholarships give poor students chance to learn

A 10-year-old scheme to reduce the number of poor students dropping out before graduation has worked so effectively in the central region and it is likely to be expanded to other provinces.

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Football player sentenced 30 months in prison for match-fixing at AFC Cup

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Football player sentenced 30 months in prison for match-fixing at AFC Cup

VietNamNet Bridge – This morning the People's Court of Ninh Binh Province sentenced Tran Manh Dung, former player of Vissai Ninh Binh FC 30 months in jail on charges of gambling. Eight other players in the same club were granted suspended sentences ranging from 24 to 27 months.

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Vietnam footballer gets 30 months for match-fixing, gambling

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Vietnam footballer gets 30 months for match-fixing, gambling

A court in the northern province of Ninh Binh on Monday sentenced Tran Manh Dung, a famed defender on its provincial football team, to 30 months in jail for match fixing.

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Ministry gets tough on education reform

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Ministry gets tough on education reform

(VOV) - The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) will accelerate education reform, including designing new textbooks, revitalizing examinations, and reassessing test-driven education, giving priority to the students’ interest, MoET Minister Pham Vu Luan has said.

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Laos plans for 130,000ha of coffee by 2015

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Laos plans for 130,000ha of coffee by 2015

Laos plans to expand its acreage of coffee cultivation to 130,000ha by 2025, much more than its current 80,000ha.

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Vietnam Rubber Group opens its doors to people affected by plantations in Cambodia and Laos

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Vietnam Rubber Group opens its doors to people affected by plantations in Cambodia and Laos

Vietnam’s state-owned rubber giant, Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG), has announced steps to reform how it does business in neighbouring Cambodia and Laos, in response to requests by Global Witness and local groups for the company to respect national laws and citizens’ rights.

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Vietnam Rubber Group says its doors are now open to people affected by plantations in Cambodia and Laos

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Vietnam Rubber Group says its doors are now open to people affected by plantations in Cambodia and Laos

Vietnam’s state-owned rubber giant, Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG), has announced steps to reform how it does business in neighbouring Cambodia and Laos, in response to requests by Global Witness and local groups for the company to respect national laws and citizens’ rights.

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