The Growth of Sciences and Technology through 4 Sessions of Communist Party Congress (02/07/2013)

The idea of viewing sciences and technology as the priority and the foundation of national industrialization as well as modernization has always been discussed in our Communist Party’s documents. The article summarized the growth of sciences and technology of Vietnam through sessions of Communist Party Congress as 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th session. Such contributions to the economic growth, maintenance of national and social security, improvements of living standards are remarkable achievements which facilitated the country to integrate with international and change the low-developed economy into a country with the average level of income. Comparing with the developing target, the work of sciences and technology has not reached the expectation that a prior policy should have had, also it has not become the motivation of the economic and social growth or help the country overcome the backward conditions against other countries. Among solutions to developing and improving the performance of sciences and technology activities, the method of reforming management mechanism could be seen as the breakpoint stage which reflected a innovation in thought.
Author: Dr. Le Thanh Y

Yearbook of Social Sciences Information No.7 (02/07/2013)

The Yearbook of Institutes of Social Sciences Information includes many research works which summarized the noticeable information about the scientific life, academic research, the politics, economy, culture and society in Vietnam and worldwide in 2011. Articles focus on three main issues as following: maritime security, social sciences and humanity, and art and culture.
Author: Introduced by Quy An, from the Yearbook of Social Sciences Information No.7, Editers in Chief: Ho Si Quy, Phung Dieu Anh, Ha Noi, Social Sciences, 2012

The Changes of Hanoi Language in the Renewal Period: Impacts on Vocabulary from Western and American Languages (02/07/2013)

The industrialization and modernization of State and Communist Party as well as the opening and integration with world has significantly changed the social and cultural life of Vietnam during the 20 years of reformation. One of them is the changes of languages due to the usages of foreign languages in Vietnamese and in big cities as a communication tool. The article is a proof of the changes of Hanoi language, especially the aspect of vocabulary affected by Western and American languages, based on the references in the newspaper which represent for the voice of Hanoi people - New Hanoi newspaper.
Author: Dr. Nguyen Thi Kim Loan