This year’s event themed “Opening book-Painting the dreams” attracts book distributors and publishing houses, including the Ho Chi Minh City General Publishing House, the HCMC Culture–Literature and Arts Publishing House, the Youth Publishing House, Kim Dong , Nha Nam, Thai Ha, Dong A, Alpha, TiKi, Sai Gon Book Joint Stock Company, Phuong Nam Cultural Joint Stock Corporation, Comics and Animation Institute, MPU School of Music… along with the support of the People’s Committee of District 1 and the HCM City chapter of the Ho Chi Minnh Communist Youth Union. … [Read more...] about 2nd HCMC Children’s Book Festival opens this weekend
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The decision to reopen school gates comes after Vietnam eased social distancing measures at the end of April AFP/Manan VATSYAYANA The decision to reopen schools came after the Southeast Asian nation eased social distancing measures at the end of April - with experts pointing to a decisive response involving mass quarantines and expansive contact tracing for its apparent success in containing the disease. … [Read more...] about Vietnam children back at school after 3-month coronavirus break
The tuition fees offered by international schools in Vietnam are the fourth highest in Asia. This result is from a 2019 poll of 688 international schools in 27 countries and territories conducted by Expat Finder, a company providing information and support services for families moving abroad. According to the survey, Vietnam has an average annual tuition fee of $17,940 per year (about VND412.6 million), cheaper only than China, Singapore, and Hong Kong. … [Read more...] about Picking schools for your kids post-COVID-19: Keep a cool head!
HCM City official calls for solutions to school-parents conflicts An official in Ho Chi Minh City said it was not fair if the Vietnam Australia International School (VAS) did not allow students to continue attending because of conflicts with their parents. … [Read more...] about Selling schools for the gifted won’t bring social justice: experts
Dr. Truong Quang Dinh, director of the hospital and head of the surgical team, said that he and several medical experts and colleagues had discussed the twins’ separation surgery for a very long time before coming to the decision to perform it on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City doctors separate conjoined twins in landmark surgery