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74 non-Party members run for National Assembly election

The National Election Council has announced the official list of candidates for the 15th National Assembly election.

16 Politburo members, 4 Party Secretariat members nominated for NA election

Of the 205 candidates in the upcoming election for the 15th National Assembly who are members of the Party Central Committee, there are 16 members in the Politburo, and four members in the Party Central Committee’s Secretariat.

Candidates for Vietnam Golden Ball Award announced

 VietNamNet Bridge – Twenty candidates for the Vietnamese Golden Ball Award have been announced by the organising Sài Gòn Giải Phóng newspaper.

Why do state officials want professorships: ‘greed for fame’

Le Thanh Van, National Assembly Deputy and member of the NA’s Finance & Budget Committee, said that state officials’ ‘demand for professorships’ exists because the title brings big benefits.

Candidates for Golden Ball awards revealed

 VietNamNet Bridge – Candidates for the Golden Ball Awards 2017 were announced yesterday in HCM City.

Philippine singer wins ASEAN+3 singing contest

 VietNamNet Bridge – Darlin Joy Bate from the Philippines overcame 27 other candidates to be crowned the first winner of the ASEAN 3 singing contest in the central province of Thanh Hoa on August 20.

High school exam held nationwide

Nearly 860,000 candidates took part in the first day of the National High School Exam on Thursday, taking the literature test in the morning and the math test in the afternoon.

France's Macron appears set for Elysee in runoff with Le Pen

 Centrist Emmanuel Macron took a big step towards the French presidency on Sunday by winning the first round of voting and qualifying for a May 7 runoff alongside far-right leader Marine Le Pen.

Up-and-coming Vietnamese performers emerge as stars

 VietNamNet Bridge – Though veteran artists are still shining, 2016 was the year that saw several young talents in movie and theatre emerge from  working hard to make their mark on the domestic entertainment industry.

Officials to be held responsible for job applicants' performance

 VietNamNet Bridge – State-run agency heads who introduce Government job applicants to the recruitment process must also take responsibility for the candidates' work ability after they pass the required tests,

Smaller private universities fail to meet student enrollment targets

 VietNamNet Bridge – Private universities are struggling to attract students, with some colleges thousands short of their targets.

New exam complicates university enrolment

For the first time, Viet Nam last month merged two national exams into one, thus obviating the need to sit separately for graduating the high-school students and then appear again in an exam to enrol in a university or college.

Defiant Donald Trump dominates US Republican TV debate

 Donald Trump continued to dominate the Republican race for US president by causing further controversies in the first debate.

Southern Star singing contest chooses its top 12

 VietNamNet Bridge – The singing contest Ngoi Sao Phuong Nam (Southern Star) has chosen 12 singers among 12,000 candidates who took part in the final round,

NA ex-official says civil-service exams ‘fair,' ‘transparent' despite concerns

 VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Viet Chuc, former vice-chairman of the National Assembly Commission for Culture, Education, Youth and Children, spoke to Khoa hoc & Doi song newspaper about Ha Noi civil-service exams.

Election 2015: Leaders in last-ditch bid for votes

 Party leaders and candidates are making a last-ditch grab for votes on the final day of campaigning before the general election polls open.

Volunteers swing into action for exam season

VietNamNet Bridge – More than one million candidates sat for the university entrance examinations today, July 4.

Four officials to race for VN Road Administration’s chief position

 VietNamNet Bridge - Four candidates have registered for the exams, scheduled on April 4, to be recruited as head of the Vietnam Road Administration, the first-ever exams of this kind in Vietnam.

Five candidates for Vietnam tourism ambassador title named

By October 31, the deadline for registration for the Vietnam Tourism Ambassador selection, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism did not receive any new profile, except for the five candidates who registered from early this year.

Few candidates join tourism ambassador race

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has just revealed that they have received nominations from only five women who will be running to become the country’s tourism ambassador.