School has been underway for a few weeks already and among the hassle of getting the kids ready for the new school year, netizens were aghast to hear that, according to leaks from a prominent private college recruiting for the first time, some rich kids were given a new car or perhaps an apartment to welcome in another year of study. … [Read more...] about Kids and standing on their own two feet
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The 10th Science Film Festival opened at Thuc Nghiem High School on October 14.—Photo courtesy of Goethe Institute As part of the Science Film Festival 2020, which is co-held by the Goethe Institute and THD Education Solutions Company, the institute offers full Sundays on October 25 and November 8 in Hanoi Goethe Institute and November 1 & 15 in HCMC General Science Library to pupils from 6th grade and higher to experience hands-on science experiments. … [Read more...] about Hanoi, HCM City host science film festival
“It’s fair for our parents to perceive how 30s should be in that light. Compared to us, they had to go through so much hardship in a society where not everything was readily available. Perhaps, settling down with a house felt safe enough that it has become a standard of 'success' these days,” my friend Quý Trần, 31, said. … [Read more...] about What defines our values at the age of 30?
The paperwhite flower is elegant with a slight regal fragrance, but is difficult to cultivate, causing it to be compared to a young sentimental woman. Beginning of the 12th lunar month is the time to start cultivating paperwhite. Having to "coddle" the flowers like a princess, the flower buds will grow up twenty days later. Tea makers must wait for some new flower buds to start blooming to start the tea making process. Tea in making paperwhite scented tea must be preserved for several years for its scent to recede such that it is suitable for being scented with paperwhite flowers. Each layer of tea will be covered by a layer of paperwhite flowers, making the process look like a "golden cup on a white jade dish". Again and again, the process is repeated until the makers feel it is enough, then all the tea batch will be sealed, waiting for the tea to “suck” enough fragrance. After repeating the process a few times, there will be a sweet tea with clear water and a gentle but … [Read more...] about “Weaving” scent into tea
Old French dwellings a base for Ba Vi to grow Spread out over more than 10,000ha, Ba Vi National Park, which is 60km to the west of Hanoi’s city centre, offers amazing biodiversity, luxurious and eco-friendly tourist resorts, a selection of mysterious French architecture, and so much more. … [Read more...] about French-era railway headquarters in HCM City needs preservation