Society More efforts needed to ensure social progress and justice: PM Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on January 14 urged the labour, invalids and social sector to take stronger determination in 2023 to complete its tasks, towards spreading the spirit of kindness; accelerating human resources developmentl and promoting social progress and justice, and sustainable social development in line with the motto of “leaving no one behind”. Society ILO hails Vietnam's efforts to mitigate negative impacts of COVID-19 With a policy putting humans at the centre and leaving no one behind, when the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in Vietnam, the Government has continuously made drastic instructions to support labourers with relief packages of largest-ever coverage, besides pandemic control measures. Society Dak Lak enters Tet flower season With the Lunar New Year 2023 fast approaching, farmers in flower growing areas of the Central Highlands’ province of Dak Lak are busy harvesting their Tet flowers. Traders are also arriving to buy the flowers for sale in other localities. Society Historical witnesses look back on Paris Peace Accords The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) on January 13 held a get-together for historical witnesses to look back on the Paris Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam (Paris Peace Accords) which was signed on January 27, 1973.
January 14, 2023 14:00 UTC
Politics Transport sector asked to absolutely prevent corruption in projects Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has asked the transport sector to absolutely prevent corruption, wastefulness and negative phenomena in transport projects. Politics Vietnam always considers Japan top strategic partner: PM Vietnam always considers Japan a strategic and long-term partner of top importance, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh told Japanese Minister of State for Financial Services Suzuki Shunichi during a reception in Hanoi on January 13. Politics Party Central Committee’s Secretariat imposes disciplinary measures against some officials General Secretary of the Party Central Committee Nguyen Phu Trong on January 13 chaired a meeting of the committee’s Secretariat on disciplinary measures against a number of officials for their violations. Politics PM receives leader of global alliance for vaccines 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.
January 14, 2023 03:21 UTC
Durian - an agricultural product exported to the Chinese market (Photo: VNA)As part of his working visit to Tianjin city , Vietnamese Ambassador to China Pham Sao Mai on January 13 had a meeting with Chen Miner, member of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and Secretary of the Tianjin municipal Party Committee.The Vietnamese diplomat highlighted the fruitful development in relationships between the two Parties and the two countries, stressing that economic and trade cooperation has grown steadily, becoming a bright spot in the bilateral relations.He highly valued Tianjin's important position in the bilateral cooperation, suggesting the two sides expand cooperation in the fields of economy - trade, investment, tourism, and people-to-people exchange.Vietnam welcomes enterprises of Tianjin to invest and do long-term business in Vietnam, especially in shipping logistics, deep processing of agricultural products, and renewable energy, Mai said, affirming that the embassy will continue to serve as a bridge to foster comprehensive cooperation between the two sides.He took the occasion to invite the official and others of Tianjin to visit Vietnam in an appropriate time.For his part, the Chinese official spoke highly of Vietnam’s achievements in socio-economic development and improvement of people's lives in 2022, expressing his pleasure at the recent positive developments in relations between the two Parties, countries, and localities.He affirmed that Tianjin is willing to further step up the friendly neighbourliness and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.Within the framework of the visit, the Vietnamese diplomat attended the Vietnam ese fruit and durian festival in Tianjin, witnessed the signing of a cooperation agreement between the two sides’ businesses, and visited the HiGreen logistics centre of Agricultural Product./.
January 13, 2023 20:28 UTC
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