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Portraits of Vietnam's eye-opening education divide

City kids have computers and TVs in their schools, but some countryside students are even short of fresh water. 

Wrap up: Is US university education worth all the investment?

The readers have spoken. It's time for a wrap up and... more debate.

Vietnamese teachers make a meager $100 a month

40 percent of teachers in a national survey said they would choose a different career if they had the chance.
September 23, 2017 | 03:33 pm GMT+7

Is US university education worth all the investment?

There are more Vietnamese students studying in the U.S. than Canadians, but given the costs, is it really worth it?
September 18, 2017 | 08:32 pm GMT+7

To many Vietnamese, US still a top overseas study destination in spite of Donald Trump

Check out the facts and figures on why so many students are heading state-side.
September 16, 2017 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi in shock after teacher beats primary school students for being late

The teacher grabbed a second ruler after the first one broke to continue the beating.
September 12, 2017 | 12:04 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s first university ranking throws up some surprises

Some of the country’s so-called top schools found themselves way down the list.
September 07, 2017 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

Perilous river crossing makes first day at school nerve-racking in northern Vietnam

The image is a stark reminder of the massive gap in education opportunities and insufficient support for children. 
September 05, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam in talks to acquire rights to Finland's education programs

Finnish high schools will also open their doors to students in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City in the near future. 
August 31, 2017 | 05:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam crowned champions at Asia-Pacific robot contest

The country has become the most successful in the competition's history, with this year's victory making it the first 6-time winner.
August 28, 2017 | 10:30 am GMT+7

Barely afloat: A glimpse of life on Saigon canal

This fruit-vending family cannot find customers in their hometown while the city is too expensive for them to rent a place.
August 15, 2017 | 10:42 am GMT+7

Vietnamese schoolboy sentenced to 12 years in jail for killing friend to steal cellphone

The boy was trying to dump her body in styrofoam boxes after selling the phone for $40.
August 09, 2017 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

'Disaster' as Vietnam sets the bar low for future teachers

Teacher training institutions are poised to accept freshmen who failed to grasp the basics in high school.
August 08, 2017 | 12:26 pm GMT+7

American private university Fulbright will teach Marxism-Leninism in Vietnam

‘They are part of history and there’s no reason to remove them from history.’
August 05, 2017 | 10:58 am GMT+7

In Vietnam, it's harder for college hopefuls to become a military officer than a doctor

Military academies are demanding top marks from this year's batch of high school graduates.
August 02, 2017 | 05:28 pm GMT+7