The education ministry plans to transform general education from a system that provides knowledge into one that develops capacity.
The dams built on the Mekong and other rivers in the region have resulted in severe changes, endangering livelihoods, locals say.
'I was panicked, but then I knew it had been decided for me'
The country seems set for another real estate boom.
Police detected nearly 2,220 environmental violations along the river and fined the violators over $4.41 million since 2013.
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