At the Youth Entrepreneurship Forum 2018 last month, Minister of Information and Communication Nguyen Manh Hung suggested that the Prime Minister should soon recognize English as the second official language of Vietnam to help startups reach out to the world. The proposal stirred a heated discussion on social media and prompted numerous professionals to pitch in with their views and opinions. While some welcomed the idea and supported widespread use of the language in Vietnam, others were wary of the cultural, legal and other implications of formalizing it as an official language. Everyone agreed that it was good to improve English use and fluency in the country, so the debate boiled down to whether declaring and using it as an official language was a feasible, practical option for Vietnam. Professor Chung Hoang Chuong, who has juggled teaching at the University of California and doing research in Vietnam, was optimistic about Vietnam having two official languages. Chuong, currently a … [Read more...] about English as an official language in Vietnam: would it work?
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Exhibition “Young Sculptors 2013″ Opening: Sun 30 Jun 2013, 4.30 pm Exhibition: 30 Jun – 05 Jul Artist Talk: Fri 05 Jul 2013, 08.30 – 11.30 am Art Exhibition Hall 16 Ngo Quyen, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi “Young Sculptors 2012″ – an exhibition specializing in sculpture (for artists below 35 years old) of Young Artists’ Club, was held for the first time under the auspices of Vietnam Fine Arts Association. Most of the works in the first exhibition were figurines which were made carefully and dressed up meticulously and expressing brand new outlooks. However, the second one will give more preference to spaces with separate stories which evoke individual emotions and give deeper perspectives. Mystic Echo – Electronic Music Night with Henrik Frisk Sat 29 Jun 2013, 8 pm Vietnam Film Association Cinema, 2nd floor, backyard 51 Tran Hung Dao street, Hanoi Domdom is proud to present Hanoi’s most exciting electronic music night … [Read more...] about EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 15 – 30 (daily updated)