At the reception (Photo: VGP)Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on January 13 for Aurélia Nguyen, Chief Programme Strategy Officer at the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) and former Managing Director of COVAX Facility. The PM said he is glad to see Nguyen in Vietnam when she returned home to attend Xuan Que Huong (Homeland Spring) programme as a French of Vietnamese origin. So far, Vietnam has basically put the pandemic under control, laying a foundation for recovery and development. Nguyen, for her part, said GAVI is ready to support and further cooperate with Vietnam in vaccine programme, including developing more vaccines for people’s health. He asked Nguyen to help connect prestigious foreign experts, organisations and businesses with Vietnamese partners to produce vaccines and biological products./.
January 13, 2023 15:32 UTC
( Photo: internet)Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has been named the Best Culinary Destination in the Bucket List Places in Asia in 2023 published by US magazine Travel Leisure. It also recommends best places to explore in Vietnam are Hanoi, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City. The wide variety of food in Vietnam will leave visitors perplexed. The continent is a melting pot of cultures, which varies from region to region. Out of 17 countries in their Bucket List Places in Asia in 2023, Singapore is recommended as Best City, Indonesia - Best Beach Destination, Goa - Best Beach Destination, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi - Best Wedding Destination, Bangkok - Best Shopping Destination, Bali - Best Destination To get Close To Nature and Sri Lanka - Best Wildlife Destination./.
January 13, 2023 15:00 UTC
At the signing ceremony (Photo: VNA)Vientiane (VNA) – Vietnamese Minister of Justice Le Thanh Long and his Lao counterpart Phayvy Siboualypha signed a judicial assistance agreement on civil affairs under the witness of the two Prime Ministers in Vientiane, Laos on January 11, within the framework of PM Pham Minh Chinh’s Lao visit from January 11-12. In the afternoon the same day, the two ministers held talks, during which they expressed their delight at important milestones in cooperation between the two ministries, with many breakthroughs. Vietnam will assist Laos in personnel training, especially increasing scholarships for officials of the Lao Ministry of Justice to pursue master and doctorate studies at Hanoi Law University. On January 12 morning, Minister Long attended the 45th meeting of the Inter-Governmental Committee that was co-chaired by the two PMs. He said both sides will soon complete procedures to approve the signed judicial assistance agreement on civil affairs, enhance the sharing of experience and legal enforcement in fields of shared concern, improve the capacity of legal and judicial officers, continue stepping up legal and judicial cooperation between the two countries’ border localities and effectively implement conclusions reached at the fifth expanded judicial conference among border localities./.
January 13, 2023 02:16 UTC
The display, part of PM Chinh’s official visit to Laos on January 11 - 12, was held by the Vietnam News Agency on the sidelines of the 45th meeting of the countries’ Inter-Governmental Committee and investment cooperation conference. It showcased all-round partnership between the two countries over the past years, with a focus on finance - banking, energy, telecommunications, agriculture, and forestry. The photo include those of many Vietnamese-invested projects across Laos, which have contributed to local socio-economic development, job creation, and income improvement and also won high evaluation from Lao leaders and people./.
January 12, 2023 23:27 UTC
Nearly 11 million people enjoyed sickness, maternity, convalescence, and health rehabilitation allowances; while over 977,600 got unemployment insurance benefits; and 151.4 million health insurance benefits. Victoria can learn a lot from Vietnam's economic growth achievements and is willing to exchange and share experiences for Vietnam and HCM City in areas of its strength, the official affirmed. It displays 160 colour paintings in different materials highlighting the themes of Spring, love and youth created by 23 artists from HCM City and southern provinces. The scholarships are a vital part of the New Zealand-Vietnam education relationship, said New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam Tredene Dobson. The free flights were organised by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour for workers facing economic difficulties.
January 12, 2023 11:15 UTC
This year, many more people from afar can join in,” he said.“The pandemic has been controlled, so this year, the organisers want to introduce the Tet customs of the three regions. “This is the first time we have been invited to perform at a Tet event in downtown Hanoi. I feel very happy to join in at Tet, where the traditional cultural features of all regions are reflected including those of the Thai ethnic group. Worship paintings of ethnic minority groups are often drawn in long strips of paper of some 50cm by 100cm.“The youth now know less about folk paintings. Art shows will be performed there on the weekend.The Tet Viry Tet Phố 2023 will take place until January 28, while the activities on Phung Hung street will end on January 20./.
January 10, 2023 20:31 UTC
Korean food introduced at a fair in Vietnam. (Photo: VNA)– Vietnam is now considered a highly potential market for businesses from the Republic of Kore a (RoK) which have dominated some sectors in the Southeast Asian nation.The RoK’s largest trade surplus in 2022 was with Vietnam, at 34.25 billion USD. It was the first year in which Vietnam ranked No. Compared to Vietnam’s confectionary market worth 130 billion KRW, that figure indicates Orion is currently dominating the market.Korean cosmetic products are also popular in Vietnam. Fashion and retail firm E-Land also witnessed last year’s sales here rising over 10%.In May and June 2022, the KITA branch in Ho Chi Minh City interviewed 956 Vietnamese adults about Korean products they planned to buy.
January 10, 2023 19:31 UTC
Vietnam aims to become a modern industrial country with upper-middle income by 2030, and a developed, high-income country by 2050. Economic growth will be based on science and technology, innovation and digital transformation. To mobilize investment for implementing the master plan, Vietnam will focus on accelerating the divestment and equitization of state-owned enterprises. The Government has set a GDP growth target of 6.5% for 2023. Vietnam posted GDP growth of 8.02% last year, its highest since 2011.
January 10, 2023 07:10 UTC
The Embassy of Norway in Vietnam, Vietnam’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE), the People’s Committee of Quảng Bình Province, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) recently co-hosted a workshop on marine spatial planning in Quảng Bình Province, Vietnam. According to Vietnam News, the workshop’s purpose was to craft out a master plan for sustainable exploitation and use of coastal resources from 2021 to 2030, with a vision to 2045. Good marine spatial planning is key to this. Therefore, Norway is happy to co-organize this workshop with UNDP and Vietnamese counterparts and to share our experience and expertise in this regard.”In addition, the workshop aimed to implement the lifestyles and living conditions of the coastal communities to coordinate with natural conservations and development, reported Vietnam News. Source: https://vietnamnews.vn/environment/1447915/workshop-discusses-marine-spatial-planning-for-sustainable-oceans-in-viet-nam.html
January 09, 2023 21:05 UTC
On the same day, the Canada - Vietnam Society (CVS) held a cultural festival to welcome the Lunar New Year. However, Vietnam is likely to sustain stable growth because it has attracted investors and issued suitable policies for local currency management. A recent survey by the Vietnam Administration of Forestry identified at least seven elephants living in a group in the reserve. It is estimated that between 70-130 wild elephants are currently living across 10 localities in Vietnam, with the largest number found in the border area of Vietnam with Laos and Cambodia. Regarding the assessment of the XBB sub-variant of Omicron, she also recommended strengthening the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic in Vietnam.
January 09, 2023 20:28 UTC
Nhập mô tả cho videoVisitors entering China are required to provide a negative PCR test result within the previous 48 hours, and fill in the health declaration form required by China Customs. On the same day, travel across the Lao Cai - Hekou international border gate in the northern province of Lao Cai was resumed after three years of hiatus caused by COVID-19. The gate is now open for holders of ordinary passports or border resident pass to travel between Lao Cai and Yunnan province of China from 7am-10pm daily (Hanoi time). Vietnamese residents and drivers going from Lao Cai to China must follow pandemic prevention and control measures in line with regulations of the host country. The Kim Thanh international border gate No.
January 09, 2023 14:09 UTC
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended an annual programme to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year for workers in the south central province of Phu Yen on January 8. He underlined the importance of Tet in the spiritual life of Vietnamese, stressing that helping the disadvantaged have a warm Tet demonstrates the Vietnamese tradition of unity and mutual help. The same day, National Assembly Vuong Dinh Hue visited fishermen, beneficiaries of social welfare policies, poor people, and disadvantaged workers in the central province of Quang Binh, wishing them a joyful Lunar New Year festival ahead. Also on January 8, Deputy Prime Minister Le Minh Khai visited and presented gifts to several beneficiaries of social policies, poor families and workers in disadvantaged circumstance in the southern provinces of Ca Mau and Long An./.
January 09, 2023 02:17 UTC
Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)The Lao Journalists Association’s website laophattananews.com has recently published an article praising Vietnam’s experiences for good economic growth in the context of global downturn The article emphasised that Vietnam recorded good economic growth in the context of the world facing economic recession, inflation, and unemployment in the past three years.It cited the World Bank’s study as saying one of the important factors for the nation’s economic development is the fact that investors in the manufacturing sector, especially factories producing electronic devices from the US, Europe and Asia, have been expanding their operations in Vietnam.In addition, its education reform has contributed to improving the quality of human resources. The Vietnamese Government's focus on investing in developing infrastructure is expected to boost growth in years to come.According to the article, experts believe that in 2023, the world economy will continue to decline and face many difficulties. Large countries such as the US, China, and those in the EU are forecast to grow slowly. However, Vietnam is likely to sustain stable growth because it has attracted investors and issued suitable policies for local currency management./.
January 08, 2023 17:00 UTC
Politics Cambodian Army’s Guard High Command pays pre-Tet visit to Bac Lieu A delegation of the Royal Cambodian Army’s Guard High Command visited the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu on January 6 on the occasion of Vietnam's traditional Lunar New Year (Tet). Politics ☀️ Morning digest January 6 The following is a list of selected news summaries last night by the Vietnam News Agency. Politics People-to-people diplomacy serving socio-economic development People-to-people diplomacy will focus on activities in service of national socio-economic development in 2023, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga has said. Politics Cambodian Army’s Guard High Command pays pre-Tet visit to Soc Trang A delegation of the Royal Cambodian Army’s Guard High Command visited the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on January 5 to offer greetings to officials and people of the province on the occasion of Vietnam's traditional Lunar New Year (Tet).
January 06, 2023 23:30 UTC
Investigators at the HCMC Police Department yesterday, January 5, pressed charges against three officials at Vietnam Register’s Motor Vehicle Inspection Department over allegations that they had received bribes. In northern Vietnam, four deputy directors and one employee at the 98-06D auto inspection and registration center in Bac Giang Province were detained on January 4 for allegedly receiving bribes. Travel Off Path: Ho Chi Minh City named as trendiest Asian destination of 2023Ho Chi Minh City has been named as the trendiest Asian destination this year, as compiled by famous United States-based travel website Travel Off Path. Ho Chi Minh City topped the list to be named as the trendiest Asian destination for 2023, becoming the most sought-after destination overall. After 201 open sessions, 45 high-level private talks, 24 secret meetings, 500 press conferences, 1,000 interviews and hundreds of get-togethers in support of Vietnam, the Paris Agreement was signed on January 27, 1973 by the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam, the Republic of Vietnam, and the US.
January 06, 2023 22:13 UTC