May the gods be with ye on yer way to college

Yesterday, further inland, nearly one million “futures of the country” embarked on a national scale fight, a fight with so ferocious gravity that even the gods were drawn.

Vietnam’s gifted schools: The juvenile war

Yesterday, a school for gifted students in Hanoi opened for enrolment and the number of applicants stood at about 10 times the school’s capacity, 480, meaning for each student accepted 10 fail. Though it's not news, these battles have become a standard dinner table discussion.

Vietnam to borrow $100 million from World Bank to improve teacher training

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to borrow $100 million from the World Bank to improve teacher training institutions.

Vietnam to borrow $100 million from World Bank to improve teacher training

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a project to borrow $100 million from the World Bank to improve teacher training institutions.

60-year-old Vietnamese woman fished out of well after 10-day ordeal

H’Van, a 60 year old ethnic woman from Vietnam's Central Highlands, was miraculously rescued after spending 10 days stuck down a deep well without food.

Fighting bombs with straw hats: how a generation of Vietnamese children survived

War affects all walks of life and children are not spared from its cruelty, but a generation of Vietnamese kids survived the bombardment thanks to the humble hat.