Nguyen Tran Mai Chi (C), one of the two Vietnamese representatives, is seen at Future News Worldwide 2019 - Photo: Courtesy of organizer Joining 100 delegates from 53 countries from July 15 to 17, these student journalists have the chance to get insights from media leaders and build their own international connections. Developed by the British Council in partnership with leading news and digital media organizations, FNW is an international media conference aiming to identify, train and connect the next generation of top international journalists. As the media is increasingly the subject of news headlines, FNW 2019 presents a timely opportunity to focus on the universal values of objectivity, balance and evidence that underpin the profession. These two promising young journalists are expected to become ambassadors to inspire other young potential student journalists to follow their passion in the future. … [Read more...] about Two Vietnamese students attend int’l media conference
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VietNamNet Bridge - Tran Trong Kien, CEO of Thien Minh Group, believes the aviation market is still large enough for new air carriers. How many airlines should Vietnam have? The number of airlines in Vietnam is less than one-third of Thailand, which has 13 regular airlines and 10 chartered flight service providers. Kien proposed that the watchdog agency license more air carriers to satisfy the high demand for air transport. The Vietnamese aviation market is exploited by 68 foreign airlines from 25 countries and territories, and five Vietnamese airlines, namely Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, Jetstar Pacific, Vasco and Bamboo Airways. In the domestic market, they fly 50 domestic air routes that link Hanoi, Da Nang and HCM City with 18 local airports. RELATED NEWS At least three more local airline carriers lining up to fly Pilots’ job-hopping causing problems for Vietnamese airlines Mai Lan … [Read more...] about How many airlines should Vietnam have?
It is a general contest in English for all students across the country. This year’s event, co-held by IvyPrep Education and iSMART Education, drew a record number of participants in comparison to the six previous seasons. Candidates taking part in the first round of the English Champion 2019 Among 1,473 participating schools this year, those with large numbers of participants include Nguyen Minh Quang Primary School (Ho Chi Minh City) with 465 candidates, Le Hong Phong Secondary School (Hanoi) with 452 candidates, and Ngoi Sao Secondary School (Hanoi) with 418 candidates. During the first round of this contest, candidates have to take part in an online test covering subjects like Math, Science, Society, and English Listening and Reading Comprehension Skills. The examinees from primary schools will have to answer 40 questions in 45 minutes while the questions for secondary school students are 50 in an hour. The results of the first round will be posted on … [Read more...] about Dozens of thousands of students attend English Champion 2019’s first round
Students looking for job opportunities at the festival. Photo: nld.com.vn As many as 60 domestic and FDI enterprises took part in the event to offer job opportunities to thousands of students and laborers. Professions in high demands at the festival are technicians, salespersons, biotech specialists, and so on. In addition, recruiters also offered internships, training courses and soft skills to students. At the event, the organizing panel handed over 35 vocational scholarships and five English language training ones, worth VND 230 million in total, to disadvantaged students with good academic records. Translated by Trung Thanh … [Read more...] about Thousands of students attend job festival
Thu Vân One year go, to this day, I was shivering in fury, agony and disbelief as I wrote an editorial about three kindergarten caregivers slapping the faces of 3-5 years old toddlers, even throwing them up in the air in anger. Today, those feelings are back in full force, and I still can’t control the shivering and the emotions. This time, it is a sixth grader in Quảng Bình Province at the receiving end of violence. In some ways, this is even worse. It was not an adult beating up a child, this time, horrific as that is. This time, an adult got the kids to be violent. Yes, this bears emphasising. An adult, a teacher no less, got her students, sixth graders, to engage in violence on their friend and classmate. The teacher forced the sixth graders to slap one of their classmates 10 times each, and the kid was slapped a total of 231 times for allegedly using foul language in class. Why 231? Because the crime had been “upgraded” to a higher … [Read more...] about We have been slapped. How do we turn the other cheek?