Vietnam is the fourth-largest contributor to marine plastic pollution globally, a 2015 study by the University of Georgia showed. I took the above photo during a recent trip to Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1994 and one of the natural wonders of the world. While the water is often described as … Continue reading Keep Viet Nam Beautiful! Gìn giữ Việt Nam tươi đẹp!
The Powerful Spirit of Vietnam (slogan of the VinFast Lux SA20 Turbo, which will set you back about 1.5 billion VND ($64,602 USD) I saw my first VinFast car! Here's an excerpt from the "About Us" section of the VinFast website: VinFast is a private automotive startup backed by VinGroup - Vietnam’s largest conglomerate. This allows … Continue reading My First VinFast
Here's an informative article from the September 2019 issue of Vietnam Economic Times about the growth of private education in Viet Nam. The introductory paragraph should whet your appetite for more, assuming you have at least a casual interest in this topic. The International School @ ParkCity Hanoi (ISPH) will officially welcome hundreds of students to study … Continue reading Education investment catching attention
Hot off the digital press, a retrospective view of the passing of the legendary Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap, who died six years ago this Friday at the age of 102 in Hanoi. Click on the image to read the article in its entirety. Here are two photos that will appear in the forthcoming Vietnamese … Continue reading Reflections on the passing of General Giap and the end of an era
Độc lập – Tự do – Hạnh phúc (Independence - Freedom - Happiness) 10 years ago this week Capstone Vietnam, now one of Viet Nam's premier full-service educational consulting companies, was established in Hanoi. That was a time when our vision, mission and values were still taking shape and the groundwork being laid for our future work. Since 2012, … Continue reading Happy 10th Birthday, Capstone Vietnam!
Vietnam’s National Day is a fitting time to take stock of what this country and its people have accomplished but also to think about what each and every citizen can do to meet unmet needs and challenges and make Vietnam an even better place to live, including environmental awareness and action, heightened civility on the … Continue reading Patriotism: “The tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime”
As US international student recruiters know all too well, these are tough times for most institutions for a variety of social, political, and economic reasons. Viet Nam, however, remains a bright spot on the recruitment horizon. As of March 2019, there were 30,684 young Vietnamese studying in the US at all levels, most in higher … Continue reading US Student Visa Issuances Up in May-July 2019 Over 2018