VietNamNet Bridge – Under the draft university education law, Vietnamese students can reduce the actual duration of studying at universities, allowing them to obtain a bachelors degree after just 1.5 years of studying. In the draft university education law for which the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) is now soliciting public opinion, the duration for university training may last from 1.5 years to six years, while the duration for junior college training from 1.5 years to 3 years. People have to spend 1.5-2 years studying to obtain a masters degree, while they have to spend 2-4 years to obtain doctorate degree. The draft regulation that students can obtain bachelor degree just after 1.5 years of training has surprised many people, who believe that the training plan is unfeasible. Utopian plan? Professor Pham Phu, a well known educator in HCM City, said that in many foreign countries, universities are following a … [Read more...] about Educators: it’s unfeasible to become bachelors after 1.5 years of studying
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VietNamNet Bridge – Policy makers needed seven years long to prepare for the establishment of international universities in Vietnam. However, the two operational schools still have been meeting big difficulties. Two international universities – the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (USTH) and the Vietnam – Germany University in HCM City (VGU), have been set up in Vietnam. These are two of the four schools of excellence planned to be opened in 2006-2013 in Hanoi, HCM City, Da Nang and Can Tho. This is the first step taken by Vietnam to implement the ambitious plan of having universities with international stature. The State would spend money to build the four schools, estimated at $400 million, which would be sourced from the loans from the World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB). The four are state owned non-profit schools, which strive to have international standards by … [Read more...] about How are the four international universities in Vietnam?
VietNamNet Bridge – “East European group” refers to the group of Vietnamese businessmen starting up in East European countries and developing their business in Vietnam. They have been succeeding in different business fields, from banking, aviation to tourism and consumer goods. Vietnam in recent years has been witnessing the increased presence of the Vietnamese businessmen returning from East European countries after they studied and got successes there. 2013 is really an auspicious year for them. The first Vietnamese billionaire In 2013, for the first time in history, the name of a Vietnamese was added onto the list of the world’s billionaires. Pham Nhat Vuong, President of Vingroup, who, with the total assets of $1.5 billion, has been recognized as the 974th richest man in the world. The 46-year-old billionaire is the founder of Vingroup, the leading group in real estate, retail and healthcare sectors. He once followed the university education in Moscow … [Read more...] about “East European group” and the power in banking, real estate, instant noodle
Vietnamese nurses wanted in Germany Cong Minh By Cong Minh - The Saigon Times Daily HCMC – A German language course began on Monday with the participation of 120 Vietnamese nurses who will go to the European country for further training and work under a German government project. A pilot project aiming at a new labor policy that allows qualified academics and specialists from around the world to work in Germany was launched by the German government. The Vietnamese nurses will fly to Europe to receive 24 months of special training in the field of geriatric care, according to the Embassy of Germany in Hanoi. Speaking at the opening ceremony in the Education Center Hoai Duc on Monday, German Ambassador to Vietnam Jutta Frasch said: “In Germany, we need a great number of qualified personnel, not only in the field of caring for elderly people. The German economy is in need of university graduates in the fields of mathematics, information technology, natural sciences and … [Read more...] about Vietnamese nurses wanted in Germany
More than 400 archaeological objects will be put on display in Germany, starting this week. More than 400 archaeological objects will be put on display in Germany, starting this week. The exhibition, titled "Vietnam’s archaeological treasures," will take place from October 7 this year to February 26 next year at the LWL Museum of Archaeology in Herne, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany said in a press release last week. The exhibits will include a boat, an 8m-tall temple, bronze drums, grave goods, gem spears, arrows, and more. A bucket used by late Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh will be among the featured items. Installation works and documentaries will also be showcased at the event, offering spectators a deeper look into Vietnamese culture and history. Focusing on archaeological findings from the past 60 years, the organizers hope to bring spectators from the North Rhine-Westphalia state on a trip back in time to a tropical country not well known in … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s archaeological treasures to be put on show in Germany