Le Nam. Senior Reporter, Tuoi Tre newspaper, Ho Chi Minh City. Le Nam was a tour guide and history teacher before switching to journalism 17 years ago and now wishes he had made the change sooner. He wants to find out why so many Vietnamese come to Singapore for medical treatment, and will be examining various aspects of medical tourism.
Hoang Thuy Ha. Deputy head of the English News Desk at Vietnam News Agency. She wants to research the impact of social media on journalism, with a view to helping her organisation transition to becoming a multi-media agency.
Hoang Thuy Chung. Political reporter and editor at VietNamNet Newspaper, Hanoi, covering the activities of the ruling party, the National Assembly, the government and the ministries. Emphasizes on anti-corruption and administrative reform. Project: How media in Singapore promote social and political transparency and accountability to fight corruption.
Khieu Thi Ngoc Lan. Reporter for Thanh Nien Daily Newspaper (Vietnamese), Hanoi. Also edits and manages the company’s sports and entertainment publication. Wants to study journalism and democratisation.
Le Thi Thanh Huyen. Social affairs editor at Rural Today Newspaper (Vietnamese), Hanoi. Plans to research innovation at the Straits Times.
Le Kim Thai. Journalist at Vietnam Economic Times (English), Hanoi. Plans to research media adapting to the internet.