People & country on May 8, 2018

Khamphouth Phommasone – Leader, Laos Hello everyone, I have already come to Vietnam four times before to attend the conferences, seminars on the field of education. The weather here is similar in Laos so I hope our team will have a good health during the competition.   Dilini Sandunika Palihakkara –...
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People & country on May 9, 2018

Goh Teck Ang – Leader, Malaysia It takes us two hours to get from Malaysia to Vietnam, and luckily we don’t have any problems during the flight. This is the first time I have ever been to Vietnam, and my first impression about Vietnam is that it is so hot here. Anyway, we need to prepare carefully for the competition. I hope them the best luck and...
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A hard-theoretical competition!

In the afternoon of May 9, 2018, the students completed the theoretical examination following their stressful experimental competition two days ago. If the Experimental Examination required students’skills, quick wits and creativity, the Theoretical one tested their general knowledge of Physics. Mr. Dang Duc Vuong, member of the Professional Subcommittee commented that: “The...
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People and country on May 10, 2018

Dhingra Rajdeep Singh (India) My name is Dhingra Rajdeep Singh from India, and I live in New Delhi, the capital of India. I love Physics, computer science, reading books and playing soccer. My dream is to become a software engineer. Participating in the APhO 2018, I want to cultivate my experiences to prepare for the coming IPhO.  ...
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APhO 2018 - a joyful trip

On Friday (May 11), students went on an excursion to Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. Our buses departed from the Kim Lien Hotel at 1:30 pm, starting our trip to Vietnam museum of Ethnology. We passed through busiest streets in Ha Noi. On the way to the Museum, we talked to our friends, who come from different countries in the world, about our experience during the time in Viet Nam. We...
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Opening Ceremory in VietNam

On May 6, 2018, the APhO 2018 Opening Ceremony was held at the Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Viet Nam with the participation of 25 delegations representing 25 countries and territories in the Asian region. The ceremony is honored to receive Prof. Phung Xuan Nha - Minister of Education and Traning (MOET) of Viet Nam, Mr. Kwek Leaong Chuan - President of APhO, Mr. Nguyen Anh...
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APhO 2018 Experimental Competition: Difficult but Interesting

On May 7, 2018,  188 contestants started the first challenge of APhO 2018 with the experimental competition. The theme of this examination was “Giant Magnetoresistance Effect”.  Giant magnetoresistance  (GMR) is a quantum mechanical magnetoresistance effect observed in multilayers composed of alternating ferromagnetic and...
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