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15 candidates win Prudential essay contest in Mekong Delta

In Uncategorized on December 16, 2010 at 9:38 am

The examiner board of the “Prudential – Good Essay, Good Writing” contest has chosen 15 best candidates to award prizes — one first prize, two second prizes, two third prizes and 10 consolation prizes.

Secondary school students take part in the “Prudential-Good Essay, Good Writing’ contest 2010 in HCM City.

The final round of the contest was held in Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on December 4 with participation of 39 candidates from the delta’s 13 provinces.

The final round was held by Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, the provincial Department of Education and Training, and Soc Trang Newspaper.

The topic of the competition reflects the socio-cultural and economic development of the country, the thinking of teenagers and their passion for literature and good handwriting.

According to 13 examiners, this year’s exam question was relatively hard but it required candidates to bring into play their creativeness and use real knowledge to complete the examination.

Many candidates showed their thoughts and strange solutions in the examination, said an examiner.

The award ceremony for the essay contest will be held at Soc Trang Province’s political school on December 5.

On the occasion, SGGP and life insurer Prudential Vietnam will offer 10 scholarships, worth VND1 million each, to poor students in the province.

Source: SGGP

Miss Earth candidates take part in environmental protection

In Uncategorized on November 22, 2010 at 2:03 pm

Candidates call for vote postponement in cholera-hit Haiti

In Uncategorized on November 22, 2010 at 10:09 am

Charity auction attracts Miss Earth candidates

In Uncategorized on November 12, 2010 at 1:58 pm

Special candidates register to test at VNU-HCMC

In Uncategorized on July 1, 2010 at 2:22 pm

Some 58 special examinees will participate in the university entrance examinations into the Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City.

Hue students and lecturers design a website about street maps to help examinees to find lodgings, test facilities and public places

They are 51 foreign students and seven blind persons, an increase of four candidates compared to last year. The 51 foreigners will have their Vietnamese language skills tested.

If they fail, they will not have opportunity to take any further tests and will have the opportunity to try again next year.

Of seven sightless high school graduates, six registered to take Option C (literature, history and geography) and one choose Option A (math, chemistry and physics).

These special examinees will test in a separate room equipped with Braille.  Afterwards, the examination organizing board will hire Braille experts to interpret the results.

Examination organizing boards of Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City, Nong Lam University (University of Agricultural Engineering), Pedagogy University provided training to supervisors on test-taking tricks used by candidates in the past. Organizers reminded overseers, many of whom are senior university students, about the regulations pertaining to their duties.

To help students in the coming tests, Phuong Trang Coach Company promised to reduce test costs by 50 percent for examinees and to provide free tickets for those who come from disadvantaged families, pending confirmation by local government documents.

Hue University said it has launched online maps with detailed street maps on the website: The website designed by IT lecturers and students aims to help newcomers to Hue City to find lodging, test facilities and public places like ATM machines, internet shops, supermarkets and bookstores.

Volunteers of the program Giving Strength in the Exam Season continued their assignments at bus and train stations in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho, the southern province of An Giang and the central province of Binh Dinh. They welcomed examinees with maps, transportation and helped examinees and their families obtain suitable lodging, even searching out cheap rented houses for those on tight budgets.

Source: SGGP