Facing difficulties on the threshold of entering life, many young people nowadays decided to take a gap year off from college or university to solve their psychological crises. A year is not too long, but will young people have the courage to suspend everything? and is it easy to start the journey again after 365 days of hiatus? They should give serious consideration to the benefits and drawbacks of dedicating a year to personal growth through travel.
Schools in Ho Chi Minh City have just announced the qualifying scores. Tens of thousands of students who failed to make the cut and were unable to study in senior high schools of their choice should go to vocational training facilities as the demand for recruiting a skilled labor force of enterprises is very huge.
Members of the PADI Vietnam diving team name the coral culture trips ‘Planting a branch of coral - giving it to future generations'. Their acts - the first seeds have been sown in the seabed - will hopefully further be followed by others.
Over 40 years of continuous work and research has earned Prof. Dr. Tran Doan Son, People’s Teacher and lecturer in Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) – VNU-HCMC, 9 invention patents, 13 outstanding research topics of different levels, 33 scientific articles. He has worked with students to transfer more than 500 food production and processing lines to domestic and global customers.
It is rare to see a Vietnamese youngster like Bui Tien Phuc making a career out of restoring physical prints of valuable texts and old books, as well as stone tablets written in Han Nom characters. His work contributes to the preservation of Vietnam’s precious cultural values through ancient documents.
Tourists visiting Ha Tinh province have been seeking delicious seafood at coastal floating eateries in Hai Phong village, Ky Loi commune, Ky Anh town. The most popular specialty here is Vung Ang’s “jumping squids”, or “sparkling squids”.
Understanding that even a small battery can pollute 500 liters of water or one cubic meter of land in 50 years if not handling correctly, a group of young people in HCMC formed Green Puzzle to collect old batteries all over the city for proper processing.