☀️ Morning digest June 17

The following is a list of selected news summaries reported last weekend by the Vietnam News Agency.

☀️ Morning digest June 17

Hanoi (VNA) - The following is a list of selected news summaries reported last weekend by the Vietnam News Agency.

- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh commended the People's Court sector for its achievements in digital transformation while attending a teleconference on June 16.

PM Pham Minh Chinh speaks at the event (Photo: VNA)

The event, connecting with over 800 locations from People's Courts nationwide, showcased successful digital transformation models adopted by the sector. Read full story

- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on June 15 required restructuring in terms of organisation, administration, finance, and input materials at enterprises in the construction materials industry towards their sustainable development.

Addressing an online conference on removing difficulties in, promoting production and consumption of cement, iron and steel and other construction materials, PM Chinh underlined that the industry is facing difficulties from rising fuel costs, a shortage of raw materials for production, environmental protection pressure, and problems in policy mechanisms, markets, and financial situation. Read full story

- Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee and head of the committee’s Commission for Information and Education Nguyen Trong Nghia met with Politburo member and Secretary of the Party Committee of China’s Guangdong province Huang Kunming on June 14.

At the meeting, part of Nghia’s working trip to China from June 11 to 15, the Vietnamese official expressed his impression on the dynamic and comprehensive development of the Chinese locality in all areas, particularly economy. Read full story

- Vietnam always treasures and works unceasingly to deepen as well as expand the fraternal solidarity and comprehensive and trustworthy cooperation with Cuba, Vietnamese Ambassador Le Quang Long said after presenting his credentials to Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermudez recently.

A photo of Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermudez (second from left), Vietnamese Ambassador Le Quang Long (centre), and delegates from both sides (Photo: VNA)

The Vietnamese diplomat affirmed that Vietnam always bears in mind and feels grateful for the Cuba’s assistance for the country in the past, and maintains a consistent stance on supporting the just revolutionary cause of the Cuban people. Read full story

- With climate change, rising sea level posing significant threats, experts are advocating for a shift toward a circular economic model in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam's agricultural powerhouse.

The Institute for Circular Economy Development believes this approach holds immense potential for the region's vast agricultural sector. Read full story

- Experts see a golden opportunity for Vietnam to tap into the booming Halal market, fueled by a surging global Muslim population.

A report by the Pew Research Center predicted the Muslim population to reach 2.2 billion by 2030, translating to a significant rise in demand for Halal products. This demand extends beyond traditional Muslim-majority nations. Countries like Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Malaysia are key markets, while even Europe and North America are witnessing an expansion of the Halal sector, creating a wealth of possibilities for exporters. Read full story

- Vietjet has launched two new air routes connecting Phu Quoc island, the southern province of Kien Giang, with Taichung and Kaohsiung (Taiwan, China).

The Phu Quoc – Taichung route serves passengers, with three return flights per week on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, while the Phu Quoc – Kaohsiung route with four return flights per week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Read full story

- The first flight with 162 passengers on board departing from Lijang, China’s Yunnan province landed safely at Cat Bi International Airport in the northern port city of Hai Phong on June 15.

According to Vice Chairman of the city People’s Committee Le Khac Nam, the opening of new international flights from and to Cat Bi airport is significant to the local economic, trade and tourism development. Read full story

- The US's recognition of the market economy in Vietnam will help expand business opportunities for Vietnamese enterprises and pave the way for Vietnamese exports to this market, according to experts.

In early May 2024, the US Department of Commerce held a hearing on the recognition of Vietnam's market economy. Read full story

- Billiard player Bao Phương Vinh finished second at the Ankara World Cup three-cushion event in Turkey on June 15.

Bao Phương Vinh (standing on the left on the podium) celebrates winning the runner-up place of the Ankara World Cup three-cushion event in Turkey on June 15. ( Photo: nld.com.vn)

Vinh lost to player Heo Jung-han from the Republic of Korea in the finals, however his performance was enough to propel him to world No 4, while his teammate Tran Quyet Chien officially claimed the top spot in the world rankings according to the World Carom Billiards Federation (UMB)./. Read full story


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