(VNF) – Like many of her peers, Hanh Phan, a teen girl in Nghi Xuan district, Ha Tinh province used to be a smartphone addict. Fortunately, she later realized the negative impact of the addiction and was determined to get rid of it. Hanh even made use of her past experience with smartphone addiction to successfully convince 13 universities in US to admit her with scholarships of great value.
In Southeast Asia, Vietnam maintained its position as the top source for US university and college students with a sharp increase last year, according to the annual Open Doors report released by the US Department of State.
Some of 125 scholarships worth VND425 million (USD19,125) for students and young professionals in the fields of architecture and construction in Ho Chi Minh city will be funded by the Asia - Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC).
Circular 24 dated August 18th, 2015 by the Ministry of Information and Communications, which took effect on October 10th, has made it easier to register ‘.vn’ domain names.
A photo exhibition opened in Ha Giang province on November 13th, featuring 80 works by ethnic minority children portraying their dreams and daily life.
(VNF) - The first ever experiment with landslide artificial rainfall simulator in the nation has been conducted by Vietnamese and Japanese experts via the “Development of landslide risk assessment technology along transport arteries in Vietnam” project.
(VNF) - Thirteen Vietnamese applicants have been awarded scholarships to study their PhDs in Australia under the prestigious Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships program.
The Ministry of Education and Training has worked with the National Traffic Safety Committee and the Online Educational Game JSC Egame to organise a school traffic contest for high school pupils in the 2015-2016 school-year.
The Embassy of Sweden will organize a “Study in Sweden” event from 13:30 to 17:30 of November 8th to provide prospect students and the graduates that have a couple of year of working experience with studying and scholarship opportunities for the academic year of 2016 – 2017.
(VNF) - Australian and Vietnamese universities met in Hanoi on November 6th to strengthen partnerships under Australia's student mobility programs.
(VNF) - Remarkable technologies to reduce protein in natural rubber, which can cause skin allergy, in order to produce high-performance materials and alleviate environmental burdens from natural rubber processing were developed by a group of Vietnamese and Japanese researchers.
(VNF) - Dien Bien district Department of Education and Training of the Dien Bien province and Canon Vietnam Co., Ltd on October 31st co-organized a ceremony to hand over the Dong Met kindergarten, a branch of the Pa Khoang kindergarten, in Pa Khoang commune, Dien Bien district.
The 48 hour programming competition Hackathon for Social Good, organized by HATCH! PROGRAM took place on October 24th and 25th, 2015 at NEST 14, 14th floor, 195 Doi Can Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi.
(VNF) - A training course on higher education leadership and university management for seventeen potential leaders of higher education institutions across Vietnam is being held in Da Nang city from October 19th to 30th.
The Hanoi Industrial Vocational College (HIVC) in collaboration with the College of Urban Works Construction (CUWC) on October 21st officially launched the project on vocational training for disadvantaged youth in Hanoi.
(VNF) - "Canon - Cultivating future talents 2015” scholarships have been awarded to 25 Vietnamese pupils and students in a ceremony held in Hanoi on October 12th.
The 5th Science Film Festival themed “The World of Light” kicked off on October 11th by the Goethe Institute at Hanoi’s Kim Dong cinema.