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Three dead, 300 schools closed as heavy rains batter northern province

Torrential downpours Monday and Tuesday have resulted in three deaths, flooding and paralyzed traffic in the northern province of Thai Nguyen.

Police open criminal probe into first grader's death in Hanoi school bus

A criminal investigation will look into the death of a six-year-old boy left alone in a Hanoi school bus for nine hours.

Hanoi student abandoned on school bus, found dead

A six-year-old boy studying in the Gateway International School in Hanoi was found dead Tuesday after he was abandoned in the school bus for nine hours.
August 07, 2019 | 09:35 am GMT+7

Central Highlands teachers cajole parents, kids to attend school

Gia Lai teachers go out of their way to ensure children don’t neglect their schooling for working in the fields.
July 24, 2019 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Sexual abuse of underage school kids a legal, cultural failure

A spate of molestation cases has exposed glaring gaps in ensuring the security of underage children in Vietnamese schools.
July 23, 2019 | 08:06 am GMT+7

‘Fatherly love,’ says teacher caught molesting teenage girls

A Vietnamese teacher faces charges of molesting girls at his secondary school, notwithstanding his claims of “fatherly love.”
May 30, 2019 | 01:27 pm GMT+7

Two students open fire at Colorado school, killing one, wounding seven

Two male students armed with handguns burst into a Denver-area science and technology school and opened fire on Tuesday, killing one classmate.
May 08, 2019 | 01:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam school administration accused of cover-up in vicious student bullying

A school administration in northern Vietnam faces dismissal on suspicion it tried to cover up the brutal assault of a student in class.
April 01, 2019 | 01:41 pm GMT+7

Six boys in Vietnam arrested for gang rape of schoolgirl

Police in the central Quang Tri Province have arrested six schoolboys for allegedly gang-raping a schoolgirl.
March 27, 2019 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Hanoi hospitals packed with kids awaiting tapeworm tests

Panicked parents in Bac Ninh have been flocking to Hanoi medical institutes with their kids after a tapeworm outbreak.
March 16, 2019 | 10:47 pm GMT+7

Why Vietnamese students are easy prey

The system invests too much power in teachers, inhibiting communication and adding to the children’s insecurity.
March 15, 2019 | 12:06 pm GMT+7

Hanoi samaritans help children of cancer patients

A charity set up by volunteers enables kids, whose lives have been thrown into turmoil, to continue going to school.
February 04, 2019 | 08:30 am GMT+7

Pollution prompts Bangkok to close schools for the week

Choking air pollution has prompted schools to close in the Thai capital for the rest of the week.
January 30, 2019 | 06:04 pm GMT+7

Two Vietnamese universities ranked among world’s 300 most sustainable

The UI GreenMetric World University Ranking lists two Vietnamese universities among the 300 most sustainable universities.
December 24, 2018 | 08:09 am GMT+7

When the school becomes a child’s only refuge

Harrowing real life stories of children show that education is the only light that can chase darkness from their lives.
November 15, 2018 | 03:24 pm GMT+7
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