Stephen Biegun, the US Special Representative for North Korea said three days of preparatory talks in Pyongyang that ended Friday had been productive, but more dialogue was needed ahead of the summit scheduled for Vietnam from February 27-28. Biegun on Saturday briefed South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa on his Pyongyang visit, also confirming the summit would be held in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi. "We have some hard work to do with the DPRK," Biegun told Kang, adding: "I'm confident that if both sides stay committed we can make real progress here. "We don't know where it's going to go, but we are in the midst of a conversation ... our discussions (with Pyongyang) were productive." Kang told Biegun that the U.S. had South Korea's "full support" for the summit. The US State Department said Biegun will meet again with Pyongyang officials ahead of the Trump-Kim talks Trump earlier announced Hanoi as the venue in a tweet, saying: "I look forward to seeing Chairman Kim & … [Read more...] about Hard work still needed before Trump-Kim summit: US envoy
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Viet Nam News Kiều Vân Many parents were encouraging their children to work early even though they are still in school. Is this a negative thing or does it teach youngsters the value of earning a living? Recently, Bảo Ngọc, 11, from Tuyên Quang City in the north of Việt Nam, went on the game show Shark Tank. She pitched an idea for an online food agency, chè bưởi (sweet soup made from grapefruit peel, coconut and sugar). Despite her tender age, she received an investment of VNĐ300 million (US$12,890) from two investors for a 30 per cent stake in the company. The teeny businesswoman didn’t hide the desire to work with all four Sharks and the dream of becoming a successful and intelligent investor as Shark Linh. Ngọc said she started her career at the age of seven with about 20 cups of chè bưởi mainly sold to friends and relatives. She developed her business through Facebook and now sells around … [Read more...] about It is too much send out kids to work?
VietNamNet Bridge - Many pedagogical schools complain that the numbers of students applying for admission was too modest after the first enrollment campaign. Excellent students do not want to become teachers because of low salaries and hard work, while less capable students want to teach, but are often rejected. Vice rector of the college, Tran Anh Tu, admitted that it is very difficult to find students. Only several students registered to study math, literature and biology teaching, but they were refused as their scores were lower than 17, the required minimum score set by MOET. RELATED NEWS Enrollment declines at pedagogy schools, education reform in danger Pedagogy school enrollment declines despite lax admission standards Mai Thanh … [Read more...] about Pedagogical schools say they cannot find enough students
Viet Nam News On the occasion of the 242nd anniversary of US Independence, US Ambassador Daniel Kritenbrink reviews a journey of his nation. The fourth of July reminds us of the journey our nation has undertaken to build a “more perfect union”. Our Founding Fathers gave us a compass to guide this journey. On the fourth of July 1776, they declared all people were created equal, with unalienable rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. We have travelled far since then. Generations of Americans have struggled and sacrificed to protect these rights. Today, it is our role and responsibility to carry their vision forward. I think it’s important to remember, even 242 years after July 4, 1776, we have a long way to go and are still learning and progressing on that journey. But, we remain committed to progress. To recognize these journeys and this progress, the US Embassy celebrated our Independence Day by recognising a great American icon, Route 66, a symbol … [Read more...] about US committed to invest in Việt Nam’s success, ambassador says
Trump says as summit ends that North Korea to denuclearize 'very, very quickly'The Saigon Times Daily U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un look at each others before signing documents that acknowledge the progress of the talks and pledge to keep momentum going, after their summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018 - PHOTO: REUTERS SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed a “comprehensive” document following a historic summit aimed at the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. There were mo immediate details on the contents of the document but Trump said he expected the denuclearization process to start “very, very quickly”. Although the breakthrough made at the summit marks just the start of a diplomatic process, it could bring lasting change to the security landscape of Northeast Asia, just as former U.S. President Richard Nixon visit to … [Read more...] about Trump says as summit ends that North Korea to denuclearize ‘very, very quickly’