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Friends of Hue Foundation’s First Ever Charity Flea Market in Hue Vietnam

On the 23rd of July 2017, Friends of Hue Foundation hosted it’s first ever charity flea market at our Children Shelter in Hue, Vietnam, in an effort to bring together the local community and raise fund for our children shelter. The flea market was the first of it’s kind in Hue, Vietnam and the response …

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Vietnam Changes University Entrance Exams Requirements in 2015

Legend narrates that a long time ago, Dragons were tasked with pouring water down on earth to create rain, thereby giving life to all things on earth. However, as dragons became more and more rare, the Jade Emperor organized a competition amongst all sea creatures to deem who was worthy enough to become the next …

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Through the Eyes of a Volunteer: Xuan Phu Shelter

Xuan Phu Shelter “The shelter has 13 girls and 9 boys, 22 in all. They melt my heart. Their politeness and pure joy solidified my reason to be here at this shelter. Their face, their smile, their dimples, their shyness, their skinny frame, their wide eyes, their studious nature, everything about them exude purism. They …

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Information and Communications Technology (ICT): Step Forward or Backward?

What’s hot around the table? Just recently, Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Education and Training has introduced a proposal which will cost around VND 4 trillion ($189 million USD) in total to “bring around 300,000 first, second and third grade students into special e-classes,” according to a draft of the new law. This means …

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University Entrance Exams in Vietnam and “chè đậu đỏ” Superstition

Again, it’s the time of the year when nearly 2 million students have to take tests in the hope of landing only one of 300,000 spots in Universities nationwide. This University Entrance Exam, taking place in the first 10 days of July, dividing into two phases, is one of the most intense exams in Vietnam. …

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International Children’s Day & End of Year Awards

Yesterday at our Children’s center, we celebrated International Children’s Day and End of Year Awards for our kids who have achieved academic success throughout the school year. The awards ceremony included an Academic “Competition” and plenty of dancing and singing. In the Vietnamese school system, kids receive overall marks at the end of each semester …

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