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  • Newspaper

    Former university principal in Hanoi prosecuted for issuing over 400 fake degrees

    Viet Nam

    Vinh Tho - Tuoi Tre News

    A former director and two former deputy directors of Dong Do University in Vietnam were prosecuted for issuing hundreds of fake degrees and illegally earning more than US$310,000. The indictment also points out that the Ministry of Education and Training failed to carry out its responsibilities in monitoring the implementation of regulations on university enrolment and training.

  • Newspaper

    Private university academics dismissed for plagiarism

    Viet Nam

    VN Express - University World News

    Two Ho Chi Min City university academics have lost their positions after they were found plagiarising content from an international peer-reviewed journal. They confessed that for one of their published articles, they had translated 80% of the original article without getting the author’s permission or citing his work as the source.

  • Newspaper

    Integrity: an answer to corruption

    Viet Nam

    Quynh Tong - Transparency International

    81 per cent of young people in Vietnam said they have no or very little information on integrity and anti-corruption rules. The Youth Integrity Survey 2019 revealed that while most young people seem to understand the concept of integrity, a majority appear willing to compromise integrity to gain benefits for themselves and their families. The Vietnam Integrity School brings young people together across Vietnam to learn about anti-corruption, exchange ideas, and discuss how to design and implement initiatives to promote integrity in their school, community, and workplace.

  • Newspaper

    Exam fraud mastermind jailed for abuse of power

    Viet Nam

    Hoang Phuong & Pham Du - VN Express

    The Court convicted officials of the Ministry of Education and Public Security for involvement in fraud over the 2018 high school national exams, where over 200 students from three northern provinces of Hoa Binh, had their results modified in the high school exam. Two other people were jailed for paying bribes to alter exam scores. After the fraud was exposed, dozens of students dropped out of top universities and others were expelled after their marks were corrected.

  • Newspaper

    US-bound students being hit by rampant agent fraud in Vietnam

    Viet Nam

    Viggo Stacey - The Pie News

    There is a massive fraud going on in Vietnam with education agents charging $5,000-10,000 upfront from the families for scholarships to US institutions. Larger agencies are more specialized in helping students gain admission to “highly selective colleges and universities”, with packages that include assistance with writing essays, completing them on behalf of students and other services, including creating extracurricular activities that their clients can add to their application.

  • Towards a blockchain-based certificate authentication system in Vietnam

    Anti-forgery information, transaction verification, and smart contract are functionalities of blockchain technology that can change the traditional business processes of IT applications. These functionalities increase the data transparency, and trust...

    Nguyen, Binh Minh, Dao, , Thanh-Chung, Do, Ba-Lam

    2020

  • Business integrity toolkit for young entrepreneurs

    Corruption and fraud misdirect public funds away from the people they are supposed to support. The reality is that the Sustainable Development Goals, which are a broadly recognized series of targets for governments and society to achieve by 2030, are...

    UNDP, 2020

  • Newspaper

    Senior education officials jailed for power abuse in high school exam fraud

    Viet Nam

    Pham Du - VNExpress International

    Many senior educations officials have been arrested or disciplined for abuse of power for personal gain. Investigations revealed that the results of more than 200 students from the three provinces who took their exams had been modified. Dozens of students from the best universities were expelled or voluntarily dropped out of school after their results were corrected.

  • Newspaper

    Ethical agents should support direct student admissions

    Viet Nam

    Mark A Ashwill and Eddie West - University World News

    Most Vietnamese parents and students work with education agents when applying to the US and other foreign colleges and universities. The challenge for families is that these education agents charge exorbitant fees and misrepresent partner schools. They convince their clients of the need to ‘enhance’ an application using fraudulent documents, such as altered or fake transcripts and adviser-written statements of purpose.

  • Newspaper

    University tuition fees must be publicised

    Viet Nam

    - VietNam News

    Freshmen to universities with financial autonomy have called on the universities to publicise tuition fees so that they and their families can manage the sum actively. A local newspaper on Friday reported that some universities “forget” to publicise tuition fees, which made students and their families confused and worried about transparency at the universities. In the middle of last month, second-year students at the National Economics University were shocked when the university announced a 30 per cent increase in tuition fees in the coming academic year.

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