– Along with science and technology development, in the next decade, Vietnam will focus on promoting innovation, circular development and commercialising research outcomes, and hopes for the US’s support and cooperation in the process for common growth, stated Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Bui The Duy.Addressing the 11th meeting of the Vietnam-US Joint Committee on Science-Technology Cooperation in Hanoi on December 9, Duy highlighted the strong development of science and technology in the US, Vietnam and the whole world, directly influencing people’s life. Alongside, digital technology and artificial intelligence are growing strongly, serving the circular economy and sustainable development.For his part, US Ambassador to Vietnam Marc E Knapper said that the increasing cooperation between the two countries in science and technology will help promote the prosperity and progress of both sides.In 2023, the two sides will celebrate their strategic partnership, he noted, proposing that based on their long-term cooperative relations, the two sides can elevate their collaboration in science and technology to a new height.At the event, participants discussed the prioritised science and technology areas of Vietnam and the United States in the coming years, and the fields with high cooperation potential such as R&D activities in artificial intelligence, and capacity building for STEM education.They also gave opinions on reports of four working groups in the fields of health and medical sciences, climate change, conservation and biotechnology in agriculture./.
December 09, 2022 20:43 UTC
Vaccination against COVID-19 (Source: VNA)– The national COVID-19 caseload rose to 11,519,539 with 528 new cases recorded on December 8, the highest daily count for the past six days, according to the Ministry of Health With 113 patients given the all-clear during the day, the number of recoveries rose to 10,609,370.Meanwhile, there are 69 patients needing breathing support.No death from COVID-19 was recorded in the past 24 hours. The total fatalities stood at 43,178.With 14,788 doses administered on December 7, the total number of doses of COVID-19 vaccines injected rose to 264,805,830./.
December 08, 2022 23:23 UTC
Vietnam is one of four Asian countries that have a free trade agreement (FTA) with the EU. In the last two years when the COVID-19 pandemic raged, two-way trade between Vietnam and the EU has still increased. Therefore, the EU is looking forward to further promoting trade cooperation with Vietnam in order to address the disruption of the global supply chain in recent times. Particularly, the Vietnamese NA leader underlined that labour cooperation is a priority of Vietnam, stressing that Vietnam is willing to send holiday workers to Australia. Vietnamese artists from the Vietnam Circus Federation, Vietnam Circus Arts and Intermediate School, and the Phuong Nam Art Theater won the three gold medals for the country.
December 08, 2022 10:28 UTC
At the signing ceremony (Photo: https://nongnghiep.vn/)The Institute for Africa and Middle East Studies (IAMES) and the Vietnam - Africa Economic Cooperation Alliance (VAECA) have signed a cooperation agreement on livestock farming development in Nigeria at a webinar with the Nigeria - Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NVCCI) and Nigeria's EkitiKete Livestock Development Co., Ltd.Chairman of NVCCI Oye Akinsemoyin said the Nigeria-Vietnam Investment Facilitation Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) will provide a necessary foundation for further cooperation between the two countries in the future.Assoc.Prof. Le Phuoc Minh, Director of IAMES, said that he has high expectations for cooperation with African countries, especially in agriculture, adding that the partnership with Nigeria is one of the promising projects.Dr. Le Quy Kha, who represents VAECA, said IAMES and VAECA and their livestock partners in Vietnam will immediately map out specific action plan to carry out the agreement in Nigeria.Specifically, Vietnamese agricultural and economic experts will be sent to Nigeria for implementing the cooperation project , Kha said.The IAMES is a research agency under the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences. Besides researching tasks, it has engaged in technology transfer and economic cooperation activities between Vietnam and African and Middle Eastern countries.The VAECA is an organisation of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA). It groups economic and technical experts specialising in many fields, with the aim of supporting economic development in African countries./.
December 07, 2022 16:25 UTC
The Global Sourcing Fair Vietnam is introduced at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on December 5. (Photo: thoibaonganhang.vn)HCM City (VNA) – The Global Sourcing Fair Vietnam will take place from April 26-28, 2023, expected to become a direct trade bridge connecting buyers and suppliers, and meeting the increasing demand for product supplies from Vietnam and the ASEAN region. Vinexad Deputy General Director Pham Dang Khanh said that Global Sourcing Fair Vietnam is hoped to bring visitors an opportunity to discover new and popular products of key industries in Vietnam, including household appliances, furniture, gifts, handicrafts, fashion, accessories, textiles and fashion accessories. The suppliers participating in the fair are mainly those who are qualified for exporting goods, he added. Global Sourcing Fair Vietnam is scheduled to be organised annually in the country, he said./.
December 07, 2022 15:43 UTC
International web searches for Vietnam tourism remain highInternational searches for tourism in Vietnam remain high, according to the Vietnam National Tourism Administration (VNAT) under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. In November, international searches for accommodation in Vietnam increased 12 times compared to March and the hunt for flights to Vietnam increased four times. 2023 Vietnam VEX IQ National Robotics Championship to be held in FebruaryThe 2023 Vietnam VEX IQ National Robotics Championship will take place in February, heard a press conference in Hanoi on December 6. The facility at 94 Tran Quang Khai Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1’s Tan Dinh Ward will be the venue for the examination. The beauty, hailing from Ho Chi Minh City, first rose to prominence by winning the first runner-up title at Miss Vietnam 2020, meeting the criteria to compete at the global pageant.
December 07, 2022 15:25 UTC
Illustrative image. (Photo: VNA)– The national COVID-19 caseload rose to 11,518,511 with 362 new cases recorded on December 6, according to the Ministry of Health.With 151 patients given the all-clear during the day, the number of recoveries rose to 10,609,139.Meanwhile, there are 72 patients needing breathing support.One death from COVID-19 was recorded in the past 24 hours. The total fatalities rose to 43,178.With 38,012 doses administered on December 5, the total number of doses of COVID-19 vaccines injected rose to 264,761,289./.
December 06, 2022 23:56 UTC
Videos Exhibition revives memory of victory against American aerial bombing An exhibition reminiscent of the victory over the aerial bombing conducted by US forces against the north of Vietnam in December 50 years ago is underway in the capital city of Hanoi. Society WB experts inspect Can Tho city development project A working delegation led by World Bank Managing Director of Development Policy and Partnerships Mari Pangestu paid a fact-finding trip to the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 7 to check on the Can Tho City Development and Resilience Project. Society Vietnamese, Lao village leaders visit President Ho Chi Minh’s hometown Nearly 200 leaders of villages in 10 Vietnamese and 10 Laos localities along the shared border on December 7 visited the Kim Lien Relic Site in President Ho Chi Minh’s hometown of Nam Dan district of the central province of Nghe An, where they paid tribute to the late leader who laid the foundation for the special ties between Vietnam and Laos. Society Moscow State Linguistic University marks “Dien Bien Phu in the air” victory The Vietnam Club at the Moscow State Linguistic University (MGLU) held an event on December 6 to mark the 50th anniversary of the “Dien Bien Phu in the air” victory.
December 06, 2022 14:03 UTC
Politics Prime Minister hails growing Vietnam-Nigeria ties Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hailed the development of bilateral ties while receiving Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo in Hanoi on December 5. Politics Tribute paid to late Chinese leader in Ho Chi Minh City A delegation led by Politburo member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen visited the Chinese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on December 5 to share their sympathies and write in a condolence book in tribute to late General Secretary of the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) Central Committee Jiang Zemin. Videos Vietnam, RoK lift ties to comprehensive strategic partnership On the basis of important obtained achievements, with strong belief in the future of cooperation, President Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Republic of Korea (RoK) counterpart Yoon Suk Yeol jointly announced the lifting of the Vietnam - RoK relations to "comprehensive strategic partnership”, opening a new stage of development for the relationship between the two countries. Politics Official: Vietnam fully supports Laos’ development Vietnam always fully supports Laos’ renovation and development, said Politburo member, Director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics (HCMA) Nguyen Xuan Thang while paying courtesy calls to General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) and President of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith and Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh in Vientiane on December 5.
December 05, 2022 17:25 UTC
Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)Vietnam's COVID-19 caseload rose to 11,518,149 after 427 new cases recorded on December 5, according to the Ministry of Health.With 66 patients given the all-clear on the day, the number of recoveries climbed to 10,608,988.Meanwhile, there are 51 patients needing breathing support.No death from COVID-19 was recorded in the past 24 hours. The total number of fatalities stood at 43,177.With 6,164 doses administered on December 4, the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses injected so far rose to 264.720,297 million./.
December 05, 2022 12:41 UTC
Vietnamese National Assembly delegation visits IranA delegation of the Vietnamese National Assembly led by its Vice Chairman Senior Lieutenant General Tran Quang Phuong is paying a working visit to Iran from December 2-6. Previously the ACAFP, the PVF Football Academy, and Vietnam Cable Television (VTVcab) signed a cooperation deal on September 22 in Hanoi. Ho Chi Minh City has topped the list of destinations with the highest number of tourists in the year to date. In the coming years, Vietnam will continue to fully implement the provisions of the Constitution and the laws concerning people with disabilities, as well as international commitments that Vietnam has signed. Vietnam Railways warns that passengers should not buy any tickets that are resold uncontrollably on the Internet via informal platforms.
December 05, 2022 10:23 UTC
Stories about the daily life of farmers in rural villages, fairy tales, or legends in a scene of typical countryside of Vietnam. (Photo: VNA)Paris (VNA) – A special water puppetry and traditional music performance with the theme “Village stories" took place from December 1-4 in Paris to promote Vietnam’s traditional culture and raise funds for disadvantaged children in the country's remote mountainous areas. The performance "The dance of dragon, unicorn, tortoise and phoenix. Trieu Vinh Van, Chairman of the ALEDI Association, said the event aims not only to popularise the Vietnamese culture but also to contribute to enhancing cultural exchanges between the two peoples. After covering the expense of the performance, all the money raised will be contributed to ALEDI fund to help disadvantaged children in remote mountainous areas of Vietnam./.
December 05, 2022 03:49 UTC
Several injured as stage collapses at Vietnam water music festivalAt least six people were injured after a stage of a music festival collapsed in Binh Duong province, southern Vietnam, on December 3 evening. Fonterra has been operating in Vietnam since 1980, specialising in supplying and distributing dairy and food products for restaurant and hotel chains. He informed Cronin that Vietnam is continuing to improve the legal system, creating best conditions possible for investors and ensuring fair competition. Bich Hanh crowned Mrs World Vietnam 2022Nguyen Thi Bich Hanh of Phan Rang city in the south-central coast province of Ninh Thuan won the Mrs World Vietnam 2022 title on November 30 at C30 Hoa Binh Stage in Ho Chi Minh City. Vũ viewed the workshop as a demonstration of regional commitment to international cooperation to cope with the challenges.
December 04, 2022 16:06 UTC
Ninh Binh is a “cradle” of Xam singing, attached to late artisan Ha Thi Cau, the last Xam singer of the twentieth century. To promote the artform in a sustainable manner, Ninh Binh has been carrying out the “Restoring, preserving and developing Xam singing in the 2019 - 2022 period” project. Ninh Binh has held many classes in Xam singing in recent times, and taken the traditional art to schools. It also organises Xam singing contests throughout the year, to promote its popularity. Activities in teaching and performing for tourists allows Xam singing to be effectively preserved and promoted in Ninh Binh, contributing to Vietnam’s proposal that UNESCO recognise it as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity in need of urgent protection./.
December 04, 2022 05:50 UTC
The 15th Vietnamese NA continued to establish the Vietnam - New Zealand Friendship Parliamentarians’ Group and maintained information exchange with the New Zealand Embassy in Vietnam. Apart from agricultural cooperation, Hall said Australian enterprises are interested in various fields in Vietnam such as health care, maternal and baby care, and preschool education in Vietnam. CEO of Intrinsic Innovations Vietnam Tuan Le said an advantage of Vietnam in approaching the Canadian market is a community of more than 260,000 Vietnamese expatriates there. About 17,000 students have graduated from RMIT University Vietnam and in the last five years nearly 3,000 Vietnamese students have graduated from the education establishment in Melbourne. The RMIT University Council has approved to significantly increase its existing investment in RMIT University Vietnam in 2023, he said, adding that this is the largest investment of RMIT in an overseas institution with the aim of developing RMIT Vietnam into a major international education hub in the region.
December 03, 2022 16:52 UTC