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Lao Cai: Youths respond to Traffic Safety Year 2017

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

The festival drew the participation of 2,000 youths representing 135,000 youths across the province. A dissemination parade on traffic safety. Photo: dangcongsan.vn Speaking at the event, Chief of the National Traffic Safety Committee’s Office Nguyen Trong Thai said that although the number of deaths due to traffic accidents in Vietnam decreased by fewer than 9,000 […]

ASEAN Youth Exchange on Education 2017 in Vietnam

ASEAN Youth Exchange on Education 2017 in Vietnam


Youth Opportunities

ASEAN citizens between the ages 15-30, full- time undergraduate students are eligible to apply.

A Fun Stay At Vietnam Backpacker Hostel: The Downtown Hostel (Hanoi)

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Written by Huong on Jul 13, 2016 The experience of backpacking through Southeast Asia would not be fulfilling without spending a night at a backpackers’ hostel. Among all the experiences I have had so far in Southeast Asia, one of … Continue reading

The Hungry Ghost Festival…What is it??

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Today marks an important event in the Lunar Calendar – The Ghost Festival or Hungry Ghost Festival! This festival typically starts from the 7th month in the Lunar Calendar and on the 15th Day, and lasts for a month. Why … Continue reading

History of 4‑H National Youth Science Day

by Kittrina Thompson @ 4-H

The post History of 4‑H National Youth Science Day appeared first on 4-H.

Programme helps foreign diplomats to increase their understanding of Vietnam

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

The event, the third of its kind, gathered the participation of 90 delegates who belong to foreign diplomatic corps, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, foreign cultural centres and businesses in Vietnam. The participants were introduced to Vietnam’s culture, history, economic achievements and its development and foreign policies for 2018. They were then invited on a tour […]

A Case for Youth Action, by Frank Fredericks

A Case for Youth Action, by Frank Fredericks


Journal of Interreligious Studies

While tackling the interfaith issues requires a myriad of approaches, some key elements must be present for an effective response to religious Otherism.  While both researching such topics and work…

​Vietnam’s U23s

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Australian’s stop for a horse race in November, Americans stop for their ‘Gridiron’ football Super bowl in February and Vietnam stops anytime their national football teams’ look like winning a major game! This Saturday’s final in the AFC U23 Championship in China is going to be a down and out slug-fest.  With the Vietnamese lads […]

4‑H Youth in Action: A Family Tradition for Staying Active

by Bryanne Sanchez @ 4-H

The post 4‑H Youth in Action: A Family Tradition for Staying Active appeared first on 4-H.

Vietnamese, Lao national universities foster exchanges

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

According to the pact, the two establishments will exchange lecturers, post-graduates, students, and scientific publications, in addition to jointly organising seminars, conferences, and talks on specialised themes. The Vietnamese university will offer scholarships to teachers and students at the Lao school, and help to enhance the research capacity of Lao researchers and lecturers, particularly in […]

Vietnam-India joint stamp issue celebrates diplomatic ties

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

The stamp set, which consists of two samples, features the two ancient Buddhist structures of Vietnam’s Pho Minh Pagoda and India’s Sanchi Stupa. Sanchi Stupa is a Buddhist complex set on a hilltop at Sanchi Town, in Raisen District of the State of Madhya Pradesh, India. Built in the 3rd century BCE, the construction’s nucleus […]

SBV: Banks should avoid lending to sectors with risk

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has ordered lenders to tighten control of investment loans intended for the stock and real estate markets. Central bank directs banks to keep credit growth in real estate and stock markets within safe limits A recent statement from the SBV said lenders should avoid focusing on stock and real […]

Vietnamese youngsters learn about climate change

Vietnamese youngsters learn about climate change


vietnamnews.vn

After her family finishes their meals, the first thing that13-year-old Nguyen Thi Anh Duong does is to collect the remaining foodand wrap it in a bag. She has been saving all the leftovers for a lofty mission: to save the world.

Serious violations found in Lao Cai mining activities

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

The Government Inspectorate has just published violations in the management of mineral extraction and processing in the northern province of Lao Cai. Workers at Sa Phin Gold Mine in 2016 The investigation which was carried out during the 2005-2015 period showed lax local management for a long time. A Dantri/DTiNews source cited the Government Inspectorate’s […]

New Orleans EMPLOY Collaborative

New Orleans EMPLOY Collaborative


New Orleans EMPLOY Collaborative

New Orleans EMPLOY collaborative is a cross-sector group working reconnect Opportunity Youth in New Orleans.

50 Unique Things To Do In Vietnam - Journalist On The Run

50 Unique Things To Do In Vietnam - Journalist On The Run


Journalist On The Run

From kayaking through caves in Halong Bay to eating mysterious food in Hanoi and bonding with hill tribes in Sapa, here's 50 unique things to do in Vietnam.

Vietnamese, Lao national universities foster exchanges

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

According to the pact, the two establishments will exchange lecturers, post-graduates, students, and scientific publications, in addition to jointly organising seminars, conferences, and talks on specialised themes. The Vietnamese university will offer scholarships to teachers and students at the Lao school, and help to enhance the research capacity of Lao researchers and lecturers, particularly in […]

Vietnamese youth active in volunteer activities

Vietnamese youth active in volunteer activities


RADIO THE VOICE OF VIETNAM

(VOVWORLD) - The UN designates December 5th as International Volunteer Day to honor volunteers’ contributions and share their achievements with the world. In Vietnam, volunteers, mostly youngsters, are always available to promote social issues, assist the community, and contribute to national development.

Military university conferred with Lao MNDs Bravery Order

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

The twinning ceremony was to realize the two nations’ Parties and States’ guidelines on further reinforcing the special traditional relationship between Vietnam and Laos towards the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Vietnam-Laos Cooperation and Amity Treaty and the 55th anniversary of their diplomatic ties’ etablishment. At the twinning ceremony  Addressing the ceremony, VMMU […]

Vietnam’s solar potential to reach hundreds of GW in near future

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

 Vietnam’s solar power generation capacity will reach several hundred Gigawatts once the market starts growing.

FACT SHEET: The President's Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative | U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam

FACT SHEET: The President's Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative | U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam


U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Vietnam

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 14, 2014 FACT SHEET: The President’s Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Today in Rangoon, Burma, President Obama announced a significant expansion of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) at a town hall with 400 youth from the member countries of the Association ...

Party leader stresses need to win people’s support

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

In an exclusive interview with the Vietnam News Agency on the threshold of the the Year of the Dog, the Party leader underlined the country’s outstanding achievements in 2017 and outlined major tasks for 2018.  He said the fight against corruption has made marked progress thanks to drastic, synchronous, methodical and firm measures, in the […]

VBH Guide to Vietnamese TET New Year & The Year of the Rooster…

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

2017 represents the Year of the Rooster according to the zodiac. To the Vietnamese, the Rooster is one of the most important animals that govern human life. It’s an essential protein for nourishment but is also often used as an … Continue reading

Remarks by President Obama in Address to the People of Vietnam

Remarks by President Obama in Address to the People of Vietnam


whitehouse.gov

National Convention Center Hanoi, Vietnam 12:11 P.M. ICT

A guide to Hoi An’s Lantern Festival

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Hoi An, at any time of the year is stunning but it’s particularly magical during the full moon. The electricity is switched off; the streets are closed off to traffic and the old town is transformed into a fairyland of … Continue reading

THE BEST MONTH TO VISIT VIETNAM? SEPTEMBER!

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Yes, Vietnam is a great country to travel all year round depending on the region – but if you ask us which time of the year we like to travel most, it’s definitely the month of September! Here’s why: It’s … Continue reading

2017 4‑H National Youth Science Day: Year 10 Recap

by Kittrina Thompson @ 4-H

The post 2017 4‑H National Youth Science Day: Year 10 Recap appeared first on 4-H.

ExxonMobil Contributes to Children’s Healthcare Initiatives in Central Vietnam

by robert @ Uncategorized – VietNam Breaking News

The Hanoitimes – ExxonMobil Provides a total of US$80,000 support for VinaCapital Foundation’s Survive to Thrive program and Operation Smile Vietnam mission ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Vietnam Limited (EMEPVL) announced that it will be making a contribution of US$50,000 to VinaCapital Foundation in support of its Survive to Thrive program which equips healthcare centers in […]

Front leader visits senior Vietnamese Buddhist patriarch ahead of Lunar New Year

by robert @ VietNam Breaking News

The VFF leader extended his best wishes to the Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue and spoke highly of the role of Vietnamese Buddhists in the cause of national construction and defence. He also stated that he appreciates the senior Buddhist’s contributions and expects him to continue calling on Buddhist followers to further strengthen the national […]

Vietnam rubber latex processing plant inaugurated in Cambodia

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

The Chu Se Kampong Thom plant, located in Kampong Thom province, is one of the biggest rubber latex processing plants in Southeast Asia. The event was attended by Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Yim Chhay Ly, the local authorities, Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh, as well as several VRG executives, among others. Addressing the […]

Summer Special Offer! The Hanoi to Saigon Buffalo Run

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

  We couldn’t be prouder of our Hanoi to Saigon Buffalo Run. Taking you to everywhere that makes Vietnam so damn great, many years of hard work have gone into designing this adventure. And this summer we are offering an … Continue reading

Vietnam Backpacker Hostels Grateful of No Serious Injuries in recent Public Ferry Collision

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

On 1 January 2017, a scheduled public ferry carrying passengers from Cat Ba Island to Hai Phong Harbor, Vietnam made contact with a bridge pylon. The accident resulted in damage to the ferry’s bow, and several seats inside the passenger … Continue reading

4‑H Mentoring: Baltimore Mentors Empower Youth Leaders

by Kittrina Thompson @ 4-H

The post 4‑H Mentoring: Baltimore Mentors Empower Youth Leaders appeared first on 4-H.

It’s Mid-Autumn Festival Time… What is it?

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Today marks the beginning of the Mid-Autumn Festival! Named Têt Trung Thu in Vietnamese, it is also known as the Children’s festival. It is said that name came about, as it’s a way for parents to make up for the … Continue reading

The art of crossing the streets in Vietnam…..

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Locals or anyone who has lived in Vietnam a long time, who have observed the traffic, will see it as though they are watching a perfectly coordinated ballet performance of people, motorbikes, cars, buses or even the occasional chicken. If … Continue reading

Fun facts about Hanoi that you may not know…

by max @ Vietnam Backpackers' Hostels

Hanoi translates to “city inside rivers” (there are nine lakes in the city). It’s historic and more formal name is Thang Long, which has a more bad-ass meaning “Ascending Dragon”! Hanoi is over a thousand years old! The city celebrated … Continue reading

Youth action essential now

Youth action essential now


The Baker Orange

Young people seem to talk about politics a lot these days. However, what do they do? The Baker Orange has featured stories about politically active students in the past. What do students at Baker University do? The youth vote as percentage of the total vote in 2006 was significantly larger than in 2002, the previous midterm election, as was the voter turnout among the youth.

Vietnam vs Uzbekistan: Who will win the final showpiece?

by robert @ Talk Vietnam

Head coach Park Hang-seo’s players will face the in-form Uzbekistan U23, who are considered as the most entertaining side in the tournament, at Changzhou Olympic Sports Centre at 3pm (Vietnam time) Saturday afternoon. Let’s look at some facts on the two title contenders and their journey to the final (click for full size image).

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