Cubans eternally optimistic, passionate in fight for ideals: former Deputy PM Politics

Cubans eternally optimistic, passionate in fight for ideals: former Deputy PM

Former Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Secretary of the Party Central Committee Vu Khoan recounted to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs his memories on the beginning of the Vietnam -Cuba friendship, which has been marked by loyalty and affinity, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations (December 2, 1960 – December 2, 2020).
ASEAN, UN vow to advance comprehensive partnership World

ASEAN, UN vow to advance comprehensive partnership

Representatives of ASEAN member countries and UN officials reviewed the implementation of projects and cooperation activities within the ASEAN-UN Plan of Action for 2016-2020, during their annual meeting on September 15.
Laos calls for investment to agriculture from Can Tho firms Business

Laos calls for investment to agriculture from Can Tho firms

Laos is calling on Vietnamese firms in general and those from the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in particular to study investment chances in Laos, especially in agriculture such as rubber and banana plantations for joint benefits, Lao Ambassador to Vietnam Sengphet Houngboungnuang said on July 10.
Singapore announces fourth stimulus package against COVID-19 World

Singapore announces fourth stimulus package against COVID-19

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Singapore Heng Swee Keat on May 26 announced another 33 billion SGD (23.2 billion USD) supplementary budget, aimed primarily at helping workers and businesses to tide over the COVID-19 crisis and the bleak economic outlook ahead.
University enrolment regulations for 2020 declared Society

University enrolment regulations for 2020 declared

University enrolment regulations for the 2020 intake will be adjusted to improve limitations in the university entrance exam last year, the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) declared in a conference on May 8 in Hanoi.
Vietnam plans to foster ties with Arizona across multiple areas Politics

Vietnam plans to foster ties with Arizona across multiple areas

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc visited the State of Arizona from February 10 – 12 as part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic relations and pay tribute to late US Senator John McCain, one of the pioneers in normalisation of bilateral ties.
Deputy PM active at 50th meeting of WEF in Davos Politics

Deputy PM active at 50th meeting of WEF in Davos

Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh led a Vietnamese delegation to participate in many activities within the framework of the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on January 21.
IFC, ADB pledge to continue support for Vietnam Business

IFC, ADB pledge to continue support for Vietnam

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) pledged to provide further support for Vietnam while meeting with Politburo member and Chairman of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh in Hanoi on November 7.
Startup skills help empower ethnic women: forum Society

Startup skills help empower ethnic women: forum

Providing ethnic women with startup skills is a positive way to expand women’s empowerment and embed gender equality, heard a forum held by the Institute for Studies of Society, Economy and Environment (iSEE) and Canadian non-profit organisation Artistri Sud in Hanoi on October 21.
Progress recorded in cooperation with Middle East-Africa: Deputy PM Politics

Progress recorded in cooperation with Middle East-Africa: Deputy PM

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on September 9 highlighted the deepening diplomatic ties between Vietnam and the Middle East and African countries, as well as progress made in their collaboration in other spheres like trade, telecommunications, labour, education and health care.