Ben Tre (VNA) – The Ben Tre
Women’s Association, on October 2, presented 200 Nguyen Thi Dinh scholarships
for outstanding female students across the Mekong Delta province.
The total value of these scholarships
exceeded 200 million VND (8,800 USD).
The Nguyen Thi Dinh scholarship has
annually been awarded to local female students at the beginning of a school
year since 1996. Its recipients have to date amounted to more than 4,000.
Sponsored by the German organisation Kinderhilfe
Hyvong Vietnam eV, the fund aims at helping disadvantaged learners to pursuit
Ingrid Sperling, head of the organisation,
said her agency will continue backing the fund in hope of no girls quitting
schools due to financial difficulties.-VNA
HEEAP awards 109 scholarships to technical female students Hung Le Intel Products Vietnam and the Higher Engineering Education Alliance Program (HEEAP) late last week awarded 109 scholarships to 109 female students from the university and college partners of HEEAP programs. The total value of all scholarships is VND708.5 million. The 109 scholarship beneficiaries came from 13 technical colleges and vocational schools, including Industrial University of HCMC, HCMC Vocational College of Technology, Cao Thang Technical College, Thu Duc College of Technology, Dong An Poly Technique, HCMC Vocational College, Ly Tu Trong Technical College, HCMC Technical and Economic College, Industry and Trade…… [read more]
STF awards scholarships to poor students in Phu YenPhuong Nam Students in Dong Xuan District, Phu Yen Province pose for a photo with donors at the scholarship awarding ceremony on September 15 – PHOTO: PHUONG NAM The STF – Pham Phu Thu scholarship program of the Saigon Times Foundation (STF) under the Saigon Times Group in collaboration with the authorities of Dong Xuan District in the central coastal province of Phu Yen last Friday granted 30 scholarships worth VND3 million each to high school students in the district. The scholarships were funded by a philanthropist named Tran Xuan Linh. Launched…… [read more]
Truong My Hoa, the former Vice State President of The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and Tsien Niu Ping, the Vice Chairwoman of the Executive Board of Lawrence S. Ting Fund awarded the scholarships. — VNS Photo Some 375 outstanding students nation-wide last week received scholarships awarded by Phu My Hung Development Corporation and Lawrence S. Ting Memorial Fund (Lawrence S. Ting Fund). This is the 15th time that Lawrence S. Ting Fund’s scholarship awards have been organised since its establishment 12 years ago. The scholarships this time, which worth nearly VND 8.5 billion, were…… [read more]
Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong hands over scholarships and gifts to disadvantaged children in Ben Tre province (Source: VNA) Ben Tre (VNA) – Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong handed over scholarships and gifts to disadvantaged children in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on October 1 on the occasion of the Mid-autumn festival. The 300 scholarships, each worth 1 million VND (44 USD), and gifts were presented to the children in Ben Tre SOS Children’s Village. The same day, Phong attended a programme called…… [read more]
Ben Tre coconut (Photo: VNA) Ben Tre (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has replaced rice by coconut, fruit trees, vegetables and aquaculture in an area of 7,548 hectares under a project to restructure the local agriculture. Nguyen Van Buoi, Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, said that 3,206 ha of sugarcane have also been transferred to coconut planting. Thanks to the restructuring, the average income of a local farmer increased from 21 million VND (924 USD) in 2013 to 32 million VND (1,408 USD)…… [read more]
STF presents scholarships to poor students in Ben Tre By Huynh Kim in Ben Tre The Saigon Times Foundation (STF) presented 70 scholarships to poor students in eight districts and communes in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre last week. Each scholarship is worth VND500,000. Tran Kim Dinh, director of Metinfo, expressed his hope that the program will motivate and encourage students to overcome hardships and work hard at their studies. Authorities of the province also awarded a Certificate of Merit to STF and Metinfo…. [read more]
STF presents scholarships to Ben Tre students Phuong Nam Students of Phan Triem Secondary School learn IT at a new lab donated by Proconco and Masan Nutri – Science and Pham Phu Thu scholarship program – PHOTO: VAN KY The Saigon Times Foundation (STF) under the Saigon Times Group last week joined hands with a study encouraging association of Ben Tre Province to present 40 scholarships of the STF – Pham Phu Thu scholarship program, worth VND5 million each, to poor students with outstanding academic records in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre. The scholarships were sponsored by Proconco…… [read more]
A new variety of banh xeo to sample in Ben Tre By Lam Van Son in Ben Tre Banh xeo (pan cake) is a traditional dish which people normally use shrimp, pork with mushroom and bean sprouts to create a mouth-watering delight. But banh xeo made of oc gao ( snail) and pachyrrhizus is a new Ben Tre classic and one you must sample if you come to this beautiful province. From Dinh Khao ferry station in the Mekong Delta province, you travel around 12 kilometers to Cho Lach District, then make a right turn and after five kilometers there…… [read more]
The 50th anniversary of the Ben Tre Uprising (January 17) will coincide with the second annual Coconut Festival from January 15-19 in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, the Ben Tre People’s Committee announced January 5. The events also aim to mark the Communist Party of Vietnam’s 80th anniversary and pay tribute to the country’s history and culture. An opening ceremony will kick off at the Dong Khoi statue, replete with a night festival, floral displays, coconut fashion show and culinary contest, and children’s activities. In addition, the Ham will officially open on January 17.LuongBridge A trade fair will…… [read more]
Thousands of scholarships and gifts are expected to be offered to children from difficult backgrounds under the programme“Thap sang nhung uoc mo” this year (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – As many as 1,000 scholarships and 5,000 gifts are expected to be offered to children from difficult backgrounds under the programme called “Thap sang nhung uoc mo” (To light up dreams) this year. The scholarships and the gifts are worth at least one million VND (44 USD) and 500,000 VND (22 USD) each, respectively, said the Vietnam Association for Protection of Children’s Rights (VAPCR) on August 2. The programme,…… [read more]