Here's an update on the Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV), which is being built on the solid and well-respected foundation of the Fulbright Economics Teaching Program (FETP), a partnership established in 1994 - the year the decades long economic embargo was lifted and a year before the normalization of diplomatic relations - by the Harvard Kennedy … Continue reading Vietnam-Fulbright University (of Vietnam)?
Below are some excerpts from an article by Doug Hostetter, who is director of the Mennonite Central Committee United Nations Office in New York City. He was a conscientious objector during the Vietnam war, who did his alternative service working for Mennonite Central Committee in Vietnam from 1966 to 1969. Doug was a member of the National Student Association delegation to … Continue reading Coming Full Circle: A Conscientious Objector Returns to Vietnam
New promotional video for Capstone Vietnam's Spring 2014 StudyUSA Higher Education Fairs. You can go the distance, you can run the mile, you can walk straight through hell with a smile... Enjoy! 🙂
While B visas are not F1 (i.e., student) visas, a look at issuance statistics since 2006 reveals a positive trend for Vietnamese traveling to the U.S. on business or on holiday. (B-1 visas are for tourism, pleasure or visiting, while B-2 visas are a combination of both purposes.) In Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 20.3% of … Continue reading Nonimmigrant B Visa Adjusted Refusal Rates: Vietnam’s Stock Is Rising
According to the World Bank (PDF), officially recorded remittances to developing countries were estimated at $401 billion in 2012, and remain a key resource flow far exceeding official development assistance as well as private debt and portfolio equity. Growth in remittances to developing countries decelerated to 5.3 percent in 2012, but is expected to accelerate to 8.8 percent … Continue reading Vietnam Ranks 9th in… Remittances
No "information, insights or intrigue" in this post just a simple yet profound sentiment that has been expressed in different cultures throughout the ages. It's one I enjoy seeing and contemplating, so much so that this picture graces the walls of my office.
This is the third in a trilogy of posts on Vietnam’s ranking in different categories, including adjusted refusal rates for B (tourist/business) visas, Vietnam-US immigration trends and patterns and, last but not least, overseas remittances. Why overseas remittances? Because they relate (directly) to emigration and (indirectly) to education. An Overview According to an April 2012 World … Continue reading Third Time’s The Charm