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Turkey expects to receive more Vietnamese students

Turkey expects to receive more Vietnamese students

Accordingly, Turkey has spent US$96 million on 20 Government scholarship programmes and it expects to welcome 200,000 foreign students in 2023 from the current 54,000. At a recent meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to Turkey Nguyen The Cuong, representatives from Turkish universities said they desire to receive more Vietnamese students to …

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Vietnam wins 3 gold medals at int’l math Olympiad

Vietnam wins 3 gold medals at int’l math Olympiad

The Vietnamese team of six high school students won three gold medals, two silvers and a bronze at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) held in Cape Town, South Africa from July 3 to 13. The news was announced on Saturday by the exam department under the Ministry of Education and …

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Petty bribery: It’s not pretty

Reducing tax procedures will not only save time and costs for companies but also help curb petty corruption and enhance Vietnam's business environment.

Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has heard from numerous enterprises and residents who complained of having to pay small bribes to tax officers to complete their payments. “Taxpayers have to go to tax agencies many times and bribe officers to ‘be allowed’ to finalize the payments,” Dung said at …

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Putin tells Obama he wants better ties, equal treatment

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting of the Presidential Council on Inter-Ethnic Relations in the Kremlin July 3, 2014.

President Vladimir Putin called for an improvement in ties between Russia and the United States on Friday in an Independence Day message to Barack Obama, urging Washington to treat Moscow as an equal partner. Relations between the two presidents and countries are at a low ebb following disagreements over the …

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SPELL awards scholarships to 40,000 students

SPELL awards scholarships to 40,000 students

The Scholarship Programme to Enhance Literacy and Learning (SPELL) recently awarded scholarships valued at US$3.7 million to roughly 40,000 disadvantaged children in seven central provinces. SPELL was launched ten years ago by the East Meets West Foundation (EMW) with the aim of assisting the country’s low-income students gain a solid …

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