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MOET evaluates universities, but criteria for evaluation unclear

15:53 10/10/2014

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has kicked off a university accreditation process, but the criteria for quality assurance remain controversial.

Visa rules to be loosened to boost tourism competitiveness

13:26 10/10/2014

More relaxed visa policies are an important factor for the tourism industry to boost competitiveness in the region and beyond.

Vinalines restructuring gets a further boost

07:58 10/10/2014

Strong measures are being proposed to put struggling Vinalines, once a leading player in the shipping business, back afloat.

Junior colleges to change hands as part of education overhaul

23:38 09/10/2014

The decision by the government to remove junior colleges and vocational intermediate schools from the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and merge them with the vocational training system has raised major concerns.

Danang statistics conference: How to do more with less

21:19 08/10/2014

A conference on official statistics opened in Danang on October 8 by the International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS), providing a good chance for domestic and international statisticians to share experience and...

Support programme on climate change response amended

09:43 08/10/2014

The Prime Minister has approved amendments to the framework of Vietnam's Support Programme to Respond to Climate Change (SP-RCC).

VEC urged to accelerate restructuring efforts

15:34 06/10/2014

Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang requested the Vietnam Expressway Corporation (VEC) complete its restructuring plans so the process can be concluded in 2015.

HCM City flood-prevention projects lack funds

11:17 06/10/2014

HCM City authorities aim to prevent flooding in six out of 11 areas in the city but work has been completed at only one site, according to the city's Transport Department.

Foreign cruise ships seek approval to keep casinos open

15:09 04/10/2014

The Prime Minister has been asked to allow foreign cruise ships to keep their casinos open during their stopovers in Vietnam.

'J-Classic' concert with Hanoi Ensemble

09:41 02/10/2014

Hanoi Ensemble will stage a free-admission performance at the JF Garage Concert 'J-Classic' for music enthusiasts at the courtyard of the Japan Foundation Center for Cultural Exchange in Hanoi on October 4.


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