As I was contemplating on whether I should go abroad to get an advanced college degree, I was asking myself a question: What if a Vietnamese national wanted to study abroad? Where would they start? I started 'googling' with the keyword 'du hoc my' for an answer and I found tons of services, but I did not know which to pick from. I then turned to a friend who is currently … [Read more...] about Vietnamese Students Abroad: Where to Start?
11.18.09 - According to VnExpress.net, in a consumer product show case in HCM city a couple months ago, many consumers were exposed with many products and their counterfeits at one of the show case stalls. As a consumer, I see this as a problem in Vietnam that could cause fatal harms to Vietnamese consumers, especially for those who consume pharmaceutical products. I see a need … [Read more...] about Fake & Real Products in Vietnam
Think you can't ski in a tropical country? You're wrong again. Grass-skiing is the newest sport that has just recent sprung up in Vietnam - a country where conventional skiing and snowboarding is virtually non-existent. With 20,000 VND ($1.50), you are entitled to a grass-sled and a push down from the local employee. The sled speeds up to 40km/hr (25mph) on the slightly steep … [Read more...] about Grass-skiing: the newest sport in Vietnam
Vietnam’s human rights record is scheduled to be reviewed for official approval at a Thursday plenary session of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council in Switzerland. The review is part of a regular process it conducts every four years. The Southeast Asian nation is one of 192 member states of the UN to go through the Universal Periodic Review which is a new mechanism of … [Read more...] about UN to Review Vietnam’s Human Rights Report
Vietnamese people have made important contributions to society in business, politics, media, sports and culture. We want to recognize some of the most influential members of our community. Betty Nguyen anchors CNN's Newroom program, making her one of the most public Vietnamese figures. Ms. Nguyen made her mark in American journalism by winning countless awards: Associated … [Read more...] about Influential Vietnamese: Betty Nguyen, CNN Anchor